8th floor cafe logo on lobby wall

A budget friendly refresh is on the menu for a loft cafe

My mission was to give a sweet little café an identity, refresh its lobby and provide the appearance that the entire suite, including the café, received a makeover on a tight budget. The space resides in an eight-story office building that is owned by a school district. It houses a variety of district departments, along …

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Let the backyard refresh begin

A backyard refresh project on a shoestring budget, transformed a tired desert courtyard into a charming European inspired retreat.   The Arizona desert is brutal in the summertime and after years of failed attempts to grow beautiful lush grass, I waved the white flag. I wanted an economical and easy to maintain solution. Most of …

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Let there be light

With the flip of a light switch, lighting is the easiest way to change the ambiance and mood of your home. Yet, most of our rooms are light challenged. The entire room reflects (pun intended) when lighting is done right. The lights are on Layer your light to add function, character and warmth. Start with …

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Step into the fabulous foyer of a classic Atlanta townhome

The foyer in all its fabulousness makes a powerful first impression. The magic of a warm and welcoming home starts the moment you walk through the entryway. This stage-setting space is where guests are greeted and sets the tone for one’s first experiences in your abode.  Often overlooked, the foyer communicates important messages about yourself to …

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First impressions are everything to your home’s exterior

First impressions are everything, especially to your home’s exterior. We all judge a book by it’s cover. But, have you considered what your home’s exterior reveals about you? Is it looking a little lackluster, perhaps its time for a refresh? Whether you want to rev up your curb appeal, or put it on the market, …

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