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I've slacked on blogging this week- there's much going on here in the Making Room for More camp. I'm working on some website stuff (can't wait to show you!), a big new article (so much fun!), contracts with clients, placing orders for that bedroom I showed you (remember what would you do week?), planning a little Holiday event... the plates are spinning, spinning... So, I'm keeping it simple this week with some fun tidbits I hope you enjoy, starting here! If by any chance you're flying Alaska Air in the near future, be prepared to read my tips about color in the Alaska Air's in flight magazine! The article starts on page 66, Creating New Spaces. Page 69 features my...

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Making Room for More Quick Changes

I'm pretty sure I've mentioned before that a. my home is my laboratory and b. when my friends come over they won't even talk to me until they see what I've done to my house since their last visit. My mom says, "I can't keep up!" I have made some major changes for sure. For example, my dining room has gone through major transition: [caption id="attachment_1897" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="I actually loved my dining room like this, but the formality and quietness of it never felt comfy and inviting enough for me"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1898" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="So, for a long time, my dining room looked like this while I figured out all of the other rooms. I used say, "welcome to...

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Making Room for More- The Things You can do with a Piano

My first major purchase when I moved to San Francisco was this beat up but loved baby grand piano. I think it cost $1300 which was a massive amount at the time, but I knew that venturing into this brand new life and city would be easier with the comfort of my music. My friend's friend was moving to New York so I jumped at the opportunity to buy this piano. The smallest grand factories make, this 5' beauty is aptly nicknamed a Boudoir Grand. [caption id="attachment_1874" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="My studio in the Marina was my first laboratory for decorative painting. Every wall- and I do mean EVERY wall- had a different finish."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1875" align="aligncenter" width="476" caption="Every period movie...

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