The Client Experience | The Patel Family

The Client Experience | The Patel Family

Today we are visiting with the Patel family.  Aari & Purav reached out to us to help them with their new home.  When they bought it, it was stuck in the 80s and needed a facelift to really reflect their style & needs.  The project started with a renovation---new kitchen layout, flooring throughout, closing up a niche in the wall, adding a dramatic feature to the fireplace, along with updating bathrooms & bedrooms.  We did the renovation part of the project through edesign. Once they got their design boards for the renovation, they gave it to their contractor who got to work.  

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Secrets to Buying Antique or Used Furniture

Secrets to Buying Antique or Used Furniture

If you’ve been following me for any amount of time you know that I love to have older pieces in my home.  They can be older as in true antiques /vintage pieces or older as in someone used them & I found them at my local flea market & decided to give them some love.  I love bringing life back to pieces that I find, but the most common question I get about my “used” furniture is how do I know if it’s a good piece or if it’s worth saving.  Today I want to tell you my secrets to buying antique or used furniture.

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Being a Good Design Client

Being a Good Design Client

Hiring a designer/decorator for your space can be a tough decision.  Depending on the size of your project, you’ll be spending a lot of time with them, whether that’s in person or virtually.  You want to make sure your designer is the right fit for you & your project, but also know that when you are interviewing designers they are trying to figure out if you are going to be a good client for them.  The street goes both ways in this relationship.  As with any relationship, you want them to be the right fit for you & you want to be the right fit for them.  If you are looking to hire a designer, check out my post about HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT INTERIOR DECORATOR.  It should help you narrow down the prospects. But today I want to talk about how you can be a good design client for whichever designer/decorator you choose to work with. 

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