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It is our goal to find answers that work for all designers at every level of project!

High quality unique and sometimes just for a purpose!

It is always  exciting to find new choices to enliven your life and home!

Here are the picks:

  • adornably- State of the Art  high fashion simple line furniture innovations with a fantastic design application tool anyone can use. available on IPad apps store.  on line too.
  • Dot & Bo- Home furnishings and accessories with a fresh look of modern and retro.  It is delightful and creative
  • Etsy- this site has something for everyone! Take a close look at the special fabrics and drapery options.They offer simple and decorative solutions at a great price range from  an individual crafts and atisans marketplace. You will find vintage and uniquely modern.
  • Offline and local- The Village Merchants - a wonderful journey of all things new and used. It offers huge inventory which changes hourly. Neatly displayed for color and category. Located in SE Portland on Division.  They recently relocated to a great old building and quadrupled their offerings. There is no limit to the treasures that can be found in all eras valuable, decorative funky and purely practical. Buy sell trade for all. It is a valuable wild card for the fun and unexpected perfect piece.  It is also a standing example of style history ,trending now and in the past.  Have lots of time for this one. Take a friend and do lunch! www.village

  • ZGALLERIE​If you are looking for sparkle and elegance at great priceswithstyle this is a must. Cheerful expressions of art, furniture accessories to delight. It is a vacation for the eyes. Unique gift items for all occasions. Located Online. Multiple locations natiowide.

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The renovation of a retro 1955 home definitely has its challenges. It is a project with terrific potential powered by  your  infinite enjoyment and enthusiasm of reinventing an older home to drive it. Not to mention time and resources.

First getting past the major heating, plumbing and structural elements that need complete replacement, There is the the issue of the electrical. How do we find  the right 21st century technology that will make this home live well?

Flooring choices are infinite and everything out there is a possibility, woods, Marmoleum,  carpet ,area rugs it is endless.

Areas of the home has beautiful hardwoods along with very old cork ...Hmm..

The finishing touches are the best! Wall surfaces,utilizing paint colors and lighting to change the dreary to a warm sunlit environment. The home"s retro style blends easily with the very contemporary clean line choices that are available to make a nice transition.

The furniture choices can include both new and recycled such as reused wood,recycled furnishings,consigned and in some cases heirlooms which help to maintain a budget and make it even more uniquely done.

The home has many windows to find solutions for.The setting though beautiful ,demanded interval privacy, pet friendly and ease of maintenance.

TheHunterDouglas  Designer Screen offers the perfect solution.They brought a lovely filtered light with some privacy and a softened view of the outer landscape.The shades added a tranquil glow to the room on warm days and warmth to the room during the winter months.

They definitely have the ease of cleaning and pet friendly durability.

One room is long with several windows, adding the Powerise  remote control is the perfect as well as child safe solution. They are wonderful. It is  programmable for many or just one shade and the view is great!

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