Everett {Round Two}

There's no better feeling than hearing from a previous client "we are ready to start on another project".  This means you did your job so well the first time, they are ready to jump in the interior design pool again.  It's even better when these clients trust you completely to deliver a room they will love for years to come!

Our first Everett project was a family room for the ENTIRE family.  I created a space that included a cozy spot to watch television, a desk area for homework, a creative drop zone and even a hidden place to practice for bicycle races.  It was a super fun project!

This time they were ready to create another family room, but this time for the hard working parents.  So we took the room directly off the kitchen, that no one ever sat in, and gave them a place they could use every day.  And since it was open to each other, we decided to include the breakfast room.  Another room no one ever used.  

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My before photos are always so dark!  But the room was dark and lightening things up was on the top of our list.  First came a new fireplace with new tile and mantle surround.  Then, my painter went to work on the walls and trim.  Finally, it was time for the furniture.  

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My clients wanted a more "adult" family room they could relax in and watch television.  I found a pair of colorful cabinets for each side of the fireplace and added floating shelves above.  The television eventually was installed on the right side.  We kept the sofa neutral, but went dark to create a contrast with the fun pillows and colorful swivel chairs.  I really love the accent chair, with the green houndstooth fabric, in the corner.  It's unexpected, which you want sometimes.

It's been almost a year since we installed this project, but seeing these photos still makes me smile.  

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Coventry Banks

When I posted a few of these photos on my Instagram account last week, I wrote that it was bittersweet when a project comes to an end.  Coventry Banks is no exception.  I honestly walked down the driveway thinking "you did a great job on that house!".  I've been doing interior design for almost 25 years and I'm pretty sure I'm going to remember this project as one of my favorites.  

My client and I met for the first time in January 2017.  To say she was excited about building her new house was an understatement.  But, she didn't have the time required to get it where she dreamed it would be.  With both parents working busy jobs and two teenage boys, they needed help and I was happy to provide it.  

Our first step was finalizing the plan before construction began.  So, I got out my red pen and went to work.  Having another set of eyes to go through your plans is always a good idea.  After months of planning, sometimes you don't notice something awkward or can envision how the finished space will look.  A good interior designer can!  I not only see the construction, but where furniture would most likely go or where you need a plug for that table lamp.

Enjoy the final photos!  If you want to see any progress photos, then follow me on Instagram.  @jennifertaylordesign and search #coventryproject 

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All the stained wood in these photos - family room bookcases, mantle and back entry drop zone - were all milled from trees that were removed from the property.  It was very important to my client to find a use for that wood and I think she did an excellent job!  

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Jennifer

Lighten Up!

When I first met with these clients, she said she really wanted to lighten things up and I couldn't have agreed more.  Here was my client's wish list...new lighting, sofa pillows, coffee table, dining chairs and accessories.  We had to work with the new sectional the client had just purchased, the existing family room rug, arm chairs and the draperies.  I love working with things a client owns, but it can be challenging.  This project was no exception.  Here are a few photos from my initial consultation.

First, we replaced all the existing lighting in the main rooms (entry, dining and family room) and what a difference that made.  Then came pillows and new chairs.  Finally, we delivered the new tables and the finishing touches.  Small changes with BIG results!

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If you are looking to lighten things up in your home, please give me a call.  I'd love to help you!

Jennifer

Working with Us

"This was my first experience working with a designer and I was a bit nervous at first. Jennifer put me completely at ease immediately. She designed a breakfast room for our kitchen that completely exceeded my expectations...She is very creative and really listened to what we wanted in this project. Now every time I walk into this room I can't help but smile."

This is a Houzz review from one of our clients who share the hesitation most people have about working with an interior designer.  Some of you may be worried that we will want to get rid of everything you already have or that it's too expensive.  You may also think that it's too time consuming.  I'm going to address each one of these for you.

First, we almost always have clients who have items they want to incorporate into a design.  Whether that's an entire bedroom set or just a rug.  We love it when clients bing their own things to a project.  It personalizes their space and gives us a place to start with the design.  I'll be honest, sometimes incorporating existing pieces makes it a little harder for us, but we will always be honest in the best way to use them.

Hiring a professional to do a job that you can't do isn't cheap.  And like other professionals, you get what you pay for at Jennifer Taylor Design.  Our clients are busy and just don't have the time (or desire) to dedicate to their project.  We have a set design process that allows us and our clients to achieve great results in a set amount of time.  Budgets are discussed very early on so that expectations can be set before any selections are made.  Most of our projects that involve designing an entire room has an average investment of $15,000, but we've done projects for less and for more!  

Finally, we make the entire design process super easy for our clients.  The most work you will ever have to do is the initial client questionnaire!  Once the contract is signed, we do all the rest.  Our presentations are fun and exciting.  We work with reliable trades to deliver a quality product.  And the installations are the best!  

I encourage you to view the video about "Our Design Process" to learn more.  We would love to work with you!  850.264.6920 or jennifer@jennifertaylordesign.com

My (Not So) New Space

A year ago I decided it was time to grow my business and find an office space.  I had been working out of my house since I started Jennifer Taylor Design and the walls were closing in on me.  I had taken a "baby step" in early 2016 when I joined a co-working office space called CoLab and being there really showed me that having a real office was what I needed to take JTD to the next level.  Being able to have a presentation space was key to providing my clients full-service design.  So, the search began...

I have to say, it wasn't pretty out there.  I saw some UGLY spaces, but my agent was patient and helped me find something I could afford (which was key) and that I could make my own.  Manor at Midtown is an office park just down the street from my house, so the location couldn't be better for me.  Here's a few pictures from the day I saw it for the first time:

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As you can see, I had to really look past all the negatives and know I could create a space I could be proud of.  Now, a year later I'm finally sharing my new space.  The main room is where I meet clients and store a lot of my samples.  I still have a wish list of more improvements (draperies, new fabric on the chairs, etc) but those will come with time.  The more I can disguise that ugly brown carpet, the better!

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The second room is where we work and a place I can hide my messes.  I used most of the pieces from my home office and added a some new.  My biggest challenge in this room was hiding all these ugly wires.  You can see this wall from the main room so I really had to dig deep to come up with something.

With the help of my carpenter, I designed a slatted panel with hinges that could open in case I never needed to get back there.  Thank goodness I did because this is where my internet wiring is!  With the addition of a fun light and colorful art, it became the perfect backdrop to my desk.  

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One of my favorite things in my office is the wall space above the meeting table.  I had a metal screen fabricated by my local metalworker and installed some colorful art on top, then added some fun floor lamps on each side.  It was a great mix of contemporary and industrial!

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A Summer Refresh

I'm almost done with a fun project and wanted to share a few progress photos with you.  My #skipperproject is what I like to call a "refresh" job - which means we use most of the client's existing furniture and just freshen up the room with new accessories, fabrics and wall decor.  It's quicker than our full-service design and is definitely more cost effective, BUT only works when a client has most of their furniture in place.

This home was only built about a year ago, but the clients never felt like the interiors really reflected them.  They had purchased things that "matched" but it wasn't personal.  So, here was our plan...

The family room had a red sofa and a pair of recliners that were relatively new, so keeping them was a priority.  They also had a lots of accent tables, but they were all dark brown stain.  They had pretty lamps, but they were dark bronze.  They had art, but it was all from Kirkland's and it was all flowers! :)  

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Our first suggestion was to replace the accent tables.  Because of the open floor plan and all the white cabinetry and trim, I said we need to go light on the coffee table and end table and then change up the finish on the sofa table.  Remember, not everything has to match.  And because my clients like to eat in the family room on occasion, the top of the coffee table actually lifts up!

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The next place we could make a big impact was with the built-ins on each side of the fireplace.  Almost every home I work on has these and they are one of my favorite things to re-design!  My clients had a ton of books (which is uncommon these days) so those had to stay, but we needed accessories.  Bigger accessories!

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This progress shot shows what a little styling can do for your bookcase!  Everything here belonged to my client except five new accessories.  This is how I can take what clients already own, add a few new touches, and create a fresh look!  

I'm going to finish up with some shots of the master bedroom.  We decided to paint the walls in here (since the whole house was painted the same color) and update with new bedding.

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I go back in a few weeks to finish up and promise to share the final photos.  I can't wait to show you what we did in the study.  It's the smallest room in the house, but turned out to be my favorite!

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Armistead

My Armistead clients are finally back in their home after a year long remodel.  It doesn't seem fair to call this project a remodel, because we literally created a new house.  The existing home was totally gutted and two bedrooms were added onto the back.  I knew this 60's gem had amazing potential and I was right!  Trusting clients + a flexible contractor = AMAZING RESULTS  

I'm super bummed that I didn't get very many before photos.  But here are a few teasers...

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Jennifer Taylor Design - Tallahassee, Florida BEFORE

The original floor plan was three bedrooms, two baths and lots of tiny rooms.  Oh, the changes we made to that floor plan.  

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We literally touched every surface of the existing home and today I'm sharing the new kitchen and bathrooms.  I couldn't be more proud of how it turned out!

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Jennifer Taylor Design - Tallahassee, Florida

If you want to see more, including the blue laundry room sink, check out my Houzz page.  

Broomsage {take two and three}

My lack of down time has meant blogging has not only taken a back seat, but it's been put in the trunk!  But my new website has inspired me to make writing a priority as I love sharing what I'm working on with my readers.

I first shared my Broomsage project in May, but the project actually started in November 2015.  There have been a number of starts and stops, due to client decisions and long delivery times on a few furniture selections.  But, we are back on track and ready to get this project photographed.  Since my {first look} post a ton of things have happened.  Furniture was delivered, window treatments installed and lighting changed, but it's the final touches that are still left to do.  The wall decor is very important to this client, so it has taken time to find just the right pieces.  

The dining room is on track and we have a few final details.  I can't decide what I love more - the new chandelier or the orchid prints?  

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In the master bedroom, we kept almost all of the client's bedroom furniture.  But, since I'm not a fan of everything matching, we decided to replace the night stands.  They were perfect with the crystal lamps that belonged to my client's grandmother.  Oh, and did I mention the beautiful draperies!

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The built-ins in the family room got a total reset.  99% of what we used, the client had.  I love using personal treasures to tell a client's story!

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I'm looking forward to getting professional photos taken very soon and sharing them on my website.  This one is definitely portfolio worthy!

Another Welcome Change

Five years ago I never would have imagined my business would be where it is today.  In January 2012 Jennifer Taylor Design was started purely out of necessity.  I had found myself without a job and needed to to support my small family.  I knew I wanted to work for myself again, but the timing had never been quite right.  Well, God's timing is always right and I trusted he was creating the path I needed to follow.  So, I ordered some business cards and prayed.  My first job was booked a few weeks later and the rest is history...

When I first opened Jennifer Taylor Design, I blogged pretty regularly as I had a lot of time.  It was a way to share my design inspirations, photos of the projects I was working on or a personal story now and then.  Here's how my very first blog post looked back in 2012.  

Then, in 2014 it was time for a real website with professional photos.  I was super proud of my work and really wanted to share it with potential clients.  How little I knew about branding!

So today, I'm so excited to introduce my brand new website.  It was a long process and it's not over, but I honestly couldn't be more proud!  A huge shout out to my website designer (who also happens to be my sister) Hannahill Photography for all her hard work and patience.  Not only did she design the site, she helped me create a logo and took the photos of my Plaza Tower project.  We also have a few videos we'll be adding soon.  Those were tough!  In the meantime, here's the first one featuring our latest project.  

Thanks so much for reading and I encourage your comments below!

Jennifer

Plaza Tower {first and final look}

  I'M STILL HERE!

I know it's been a while since I've visited the blogging world, but there's been a lot happening at Jennifer Taylor Design.  We recently finished up a great project and I'm excited to share.  These clients called me as they were purchasing a condo in downtown Tallahassee.  They love FSU football and wanted a place to gather, with their entire family, and share their love for the Seminoles.  Not only were we hired to furnish the entire unit, but we had to finish it out.  This included flooring, paint, trim and lighting upgrades.  Cabinets and counters were in and could not be changed.  There was a lot to do and not very much time as October 10th was only a few short months away!  As with any good blog post, let's start with the BEFORES...

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Did I mention my clients lived in South Florida?  That meant the entire selection process was done remotely.  After two boxes of samples and many emails and my client's TRUST we had a design plan in place and the work began.

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I only had two face-to-face meetings with my Plaza Tower clients.  One when we signed the contract and the second was when they walked into their beautifully furnished home in Tallahassee for the first time.  It was an HGTV moment for sure!  During our initial phone conversation, "mister" client said he wanted old south and quail hunting and "mrs" client said she wanted light and airy.  We succeeded in giving them both what they wanted.

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In addition to lots of great projects, we are moving into a real office space in Midtown Tallahassee.  The place needs a lot of work, but I'm up for the challenge.  Can't wait to share more.

The Modern Farmhouse

I sometimes think if I see another kitchen with white shaker cabinets and white subway tile my mind will explode!  But then when I look through my portfolio, some of my favorite projects are just that.  So, what is a designer to do?  Embrace the trend of the modern farmhouse and give my clients ideas on how to make it their own. For this project, we used real brick for the splash.  Not only did it bring in some much needed color into the room, but the texture is amazing.  I love seeing my client's photos on Facebook cooking in this kitchen with her children.  This was designed in 2012 and still feels like it was designed yesterday.

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This is a classic, all-white kitchen.  White cabinets, white counters and white back splash tile.  But, what I love the most about this kitchen is the x-design we used on the glass front doors.  I use the hashtag #designisinthedetails a lot on my Instagram posts and this is a perfect example of how important those details are when designing a modern farmhouse kitchen for your family.  My biggest piece of advice - make it your own!

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One of my favorite kitchens was one I designed a few years ago for a sweet family moving to Tallahassee from Atlanta.  As you can see, we did white shaker cabinets and white subway tile, but my client wanted a wood counter.  We opted to do the raised bar out of a stained wood.  A great idea that I still love so much today!

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Jennifer Taylor Design - Tallahassee, Florida

Last week I presented finishes for a builder's spec home.  This means I had to design a kitchen that would appeal to the masses.  So, I'll give you two guesses to what they wanted.  Right!  White shaker cabinets, but I am mixing it up a bit and instead of white tile, we are doing gray.  Oh, and wait until you see the tile we are doing around the fireplace.  Greenbriar is a brand new project in Tallahassee and I can't wait to share more about it on a future post.

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{First Look} at Broomsage

I began working with my Broomsage clients about six months ago.  They recently moved back to Tallahassee, with three young children, and were ready to personalize their new home.  It was a builder "spec" home, which means the home wasn't built with any particular client in mind.  Luckily, this family bought it early enough to add a few personal touches before moving in.

Broomsage is full of shiplap!  It's in the entry foyer, study, dining room and master bedroom.  As we have moved through the selection process, I've learned my client wants a more formal look in a few of these rooms.  Instead of seeing the shiplap as a design limitation, I am embracing it.

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I consider it a positive thing when a client has existing furniture they want to incorporate into the design.  It gives me inspiration when creating a space.  Here is the family room rug we are going to use.

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Our design plan touches the entire house.  We've got formal spaces, family spaces, sleeping spaces and playing spaces!  It's going to be a great project with installation scheduled for the middle of June.  Can't wait to share the final photos.

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Dillard {final look}

I'm so happy to be sharing the final look on my Dillard project.  This was a really BIG project and that meant THOUSANDS of details.  No exaggeration!  We touched each and every room in the house with the exception of the kitchen, but that renovation is coming soon enough.  We are still doing a few more things, but overall I can say we were done enough to have professional photos taken. To me, the biggest transformation happened in the living room.  We kept a lot of the client's furniture, but by adding colorful fabrics, a larger rug and the right accessories everything looked new.  My client had recently inherited many beautiful items and including them in the space was very important to her.

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Each bedroom served a different purpose.  The front bedroom is my client's office.  She wanted it to be "French and feminine" and we definitely achieved that.  Again, by incorporating some of her special pieces and adding new, we created a very personalized retreat.  I love the framed tapestries from her trip to Paris!  The corner bedroom is for her special guests.  The existing built-ins got a fun makeover and house all kinds of treasures.  Finally, the master bedroom's highlight was the bed we created.  Each fabric was carefully selected and the attention to detail shows.

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Unfortunately, my photographers were devastated to tell me that the photos of two rooms were corrupted and couldn't be retrieved.  So, we'll be back soon to get those taken again.  If you want to see more of Dillard, check out my photo album on Houzz.  Also, if you type "Dillard" in the search bar over to the right, you can see my progress posts I've done this past year.  Have fun!

Kitchens, Kitchens and A Place for Baby

There must have been a lot of cooking, in a lot of bad kitchens over the holidays, because January has brought a ton of kitchen renovation projects to JTD!  Each day has been filled with contractor meetings, showroom visits and lots of emails to make sure every detail is covered.  Things have gotten so busy that I've brought in a great friend (and designer) to help me a few days a week and it's been great to know I can be in two places at one time. Since I don't have any exciting or beautiful photos to share of any of the kitchen projects quite yet, I wanted to share a few details about another project we have been working on.  A nursery!  I love designing little spaces and this one is going to be spectacular.  My client is a baby girl and her super busy parents.  They only had two requests for the nursery - that we have pink somewhere and I find the perfect spot for this guy...

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Here are some of the ideas we presented...

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Nursery Presentation - Jennifer Taylor Design, Tallahassee, Florida
Nursery Presentation - Jennifer Taylor Design, Tallahassee, Florida

And this is what we are going to start ordering next week...

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Nursery Presentation - Jennifer Taylor Design, Tallahassee, Florida
Nursery Presentation - Jennifer Taylor Design, Tallahassee, Florida
Nursery Presentation - Jennifer Taylor Design, Tallahassee, Florida
Nursery Presentation - Jennifer Taylor Design, Tallahassee, Florida
Nursery Presentation - Jennifer Taylor Design, Tallahassee, Florida

It's going to be a wonderful space of pink, gray and a some sweet animals mixed in.  We are really looking forward to getting it installed in March and taking this huge task off these parent's list.  They now can concentrate on enjoying their last few months of sleeping through the night.  :)

Breakfast Room Makeover

A breakfast room is so much more than a place to eat breakfast.  It can be a place for homework, to play games, to have important family talks or enjoy an early morning cup of coffee.  I recently finished a new breakfast room makeover for a great client and her review on my Houzz profile said it all... Screen Shot 2015-12-27 at 8.49.44 AM

My clients were "empty nesters" but having a comfortable place for the family to gather was at the top of their wish list, as well as a new wet bar and a window seat.  We took a very plain space and made it amazing!

Breakfast Room - BEFORE

Breakfast Room - BEFORE

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Trusting the Process

I can't believe I'm saying this, but I've been an interior designer for 21 years!  And for 16 of those years I've worked for myself and for that I am so thankful.  It's taken me about 15 years to finally put together a {process} that works for my business, my clients and me.  I've read a lot of books, attended countless seminars and have made a lot of mistakes to get to this point, but it was all part of the journey. My biggest piece of advice, when working with any interior designer, is to trust their process.  A good designer will be up front about how they work and will explain it during your initial meeting, as well as in their design agreement.  This should include how the selection process works, what to expect during presentations and how much their services will cost.  Following the process will result in exactly what you hired your designer to do - create a beautiful space that reflects you!

Good design is truly multi-faceted.  Of course there is the room design, but there's also all the behind-the-scenes work a client doesn't see.  Putting together a workable budget, placing all the orders, working with the seamstress to make sure your window treatments are the perfect size, keeping the warehouse updated on what's arriving, making sure the table that arrived broken is replaced, scheduling the painter, picking the perfect wood stain color for the sofa legs and keeping those hundreds of notes they have taken organized.  All of these "details" are an important part of the process.

My other recommendation is that you let the designer do what you paid them to do.  Trust that they understand your vision and will bring it to life.  Trust that they will only suggest good quality products that fit in your budget.  Trust they will deliver a room you will be be proud of.

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Girl Cave

Lately, my son has been asking for a "man cave" and my answer is when you grow up and become a man, you can have one.  This all leads me to one of my recent installations.  My clients (mom and daughter) needed a new space that could function as an exercise room, guest bedroom, a place to watch television and do homework.  Tall order for a room that is only 11 x 13, but I was up for the challenge.  My first step (in almost every room I design) is a furniture plan. Jennifer Taylor Design; Tallahassee, Florida

That unusual looking device in the top corner is a treadmill and my goal was to hide it.  I found a great open shelf unit that functioned as a screen and a place for storage - which was greatly needed.  As you can see in my BEFORE photos...

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One presentation, one site visit with the painter and a few emails later - this is what I installed.

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Jennifer Taylor Design; Tallahassee, Florida

Jennifer Taylor Design; Tallahassee, Florida

Jennifer Taylor Design; Tallahassee, Florida

You may have noticed that we had to tweak the original furniture plan a little.  The client had a vertical filing cabinet that just had to stay, so we made a few adjustments during the installation to make it all work.  And make it work, we did!  We still have a super cute chest coming.  It will go in front of the window to hold the television.

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I love these kind of projects!  We didn't have a huge budget, but I had clients who trusted the process.  They knew I understood the needs of the space, the wishes of the client and would deliver a functional and beautiful room.  The email I got that night telling me how much they loved the "girl cave" was all I needed to hear!

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