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Janelle's Design Blog

Decisions, Decisions… Chasing Trends...

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The color experts say brown-based finishes are out. They were, after all, of the "brown" decade, which has passed it's prime. Now we are into greys and other deep neutrals. Is it better for the client to be happy with their nice-looking, but outdated style or do you strive to educate them about current trends? …

Redesign Your Space in 20 Minutes!

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Here are a few quick things you can do in your home to give it a fresh, re-designed look:

1) Are your walls lined with your furniture, leaving a big space in the center of your room? Consider pulling your furniture into conversational groupings

The Design Process - Where to Start??

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Some people wonder how the design process works: where do you get started when you want to build or remodel your home?

 Here are some ideas to get you on the right track:

  • Start a Houzz account (www.houzz.com), and begin searching through the thousands of examples of homes and images to create your own, personalized ideabook! …

Welcome to My Design Blog!

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My goal for this blog is to give Tips & Tricks, Advice, and Pass along things I've learned about design! 

So to speak, I intent to pass on the KEY points of design: some that I've learned through my experience as a designer, and other aspects that I've more recently learned!

© Janelle Erickson Design 2012