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Picture This…

10 Ways to Use a Picture Frame Trying to decorate your home yourself often can be an overwhelming task, so we are here to help with some creative framing ideas. Plain photos on the wall may not achieve quite the look you’re hoping for, so let’s see […]

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Decorating Resolutions

Are you ready for a fresh start? It’s the beginning of 2016! There’s an energy that enters our lives in the beginning of a new year. It’s the excitement of a fresh start. We create new goals for ourselves or maybe decide to keep working on the […]

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Fabulous Fireplaces

Come on baby, light my fire… If you’re one of those people who hears the word “fireplace” right now & think “Oh no, I’m not ready to think about cold weather”, I get it.  The Summer Solstice was just recently and I cringe of the thought of […]

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Time to take life back outside!

Summer 2015 Design Trends Summer is finally here! New York is a great place to live.  We have all four seasons, which are truly beautiful (the snow is too as long as you’re not trying to drive to work in it.)  This amazing thing happens as spring […]

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Interior Design Trends 2015

A new year, a new view! 10 interior design trends that you can expect to see in 2015: #1:  Gray is now the new neutral. Also notice deep blue hues becoming popular and Pantone’s 2015 color of the year, a reddish brown “Marsala”, showing up in everything […]

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Closet Love.

Are you enjoying your closet? This may seem like a strange question but stay with me.  Your closet plays an important role in your life.  Think about everything it holds.  When you’re getting ready for work or going out, you probably spend a lot of time in […]

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Take a time out… your Mom Cave.

Mom Caves Do you have a space in your home that is just yours? If not, then maybe it’s time to create one. Most people have heard of the Man Cave and now Mom Caves are becoming a popular addition to home design.  The great thing about […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Work with an Interior Designer

Here are the Top 10 Reasons to Work with an Interior Designer: 1) The ability to solve problems. Whether you’re plagued by a lack of storage, a featureless room or poor traffic flow, Holly Frye of Interiors By Design is an expert in understanding color, scale, light and space […]

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