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    Lighting! The Jewelry of Your Home

    Beauty and function go hand-in-hand within the world of Interior Design. As designers, we are constantly on the look out for the next eye-catching piece – it’s a continual treasure hunt.So, when it comes to lighting, it’s important to find the perfect fixture – something that fits the need and compliments the space. Like your favorite piece of jewelry, a light fixture can tie it everything together.Check out some of our favorites below –This crystal chandelier amps up the elegance of this soft, ...

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    Houston Interior Design Firm's Fabulous Kitchen Before and After Reveal!

    From dated, dark and narrow - this space was transformed into a stunning, open concept Kitchen by Interior Designer, Erika Barczak and Wamhoff Design-Build.The original Kitchen was not user-friendly. It was a tight space that didn’t allow an effective work area for the Clients who love to cook. After evaluating the Clients needs for an inviting, high-functioning kitchen – the walls were removed between the existing Kitchen and Great Room.

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    Hello Color! Sherwin Williams Color Forecast 2020 Recap

    On September 12th, Sherwin Williams, introduced their Colormix® Color Forecast 2020 – and it is truly inspiring!Sherwin Williams released 45 trend colors, curated into 5 different color palettes. These palettes were created with the purpose of bringing about “joy, serenity, and focus.” With the intention to balance the “mind, body and spirit” - Oh, the power of Color!So, lets breakdown these 5 color palettes: Alive, Mantra, Play, Haven, and Heart.Alive:Alive&rsq...

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    Interior Design's Top 2019 Fall Trends

    Is it wishful thinking or are you feeling a slight breeze early in the morning and when the sun sets? This has got us feeling excited about Fall! Today we are sharing the upcoming Autumn trends, hope you enjoy the read.

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    Interior design firm to celebrate 30 years of beautifying Houston!

    We are in the news! Thank you Community Impact for featuring By Design Interiors in the "News from Spring/Klein" section!See the article here >By Design Interiors, Inc., located at 5629 FM 1960, Ste. 113, Houston, will celebrate its 30-year anniversary in October.

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    Houston modern transitional home renovation: Before and After

    Do you believe home renovation is tough, stressful, and downright unpleasant? Don’t worry, we are here to help! Take a look at this gallery of whole home renovation Before and After, consider yourself armed with our best transitional/modern home renovation ideas.  Designer: Peggy Fuller Photographer: Daniel Angulo

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    Latest Houston Home Renovation Reveal: Chic and Sophisticated with delightful details

    Our Principal Interior Designer Peggy wants to share her latest whole home project with you all today! We promise this is a exciting one, lots of details that's worth looking over. Pay special attention to the bathrooms, the granite in the powder and master is amazing!Scroll down to see all the delightful details, and don't hesitate to contact us if you want to elevate your own home to the next level!Designer: Peggy FullerPhotography: Daniel Angulo For additional interior details photographs, do...

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    Let's review the top bathroom trends of 2019!

    As we pass the half way mark of the year, it's a good idea to review the top trends of 2019 and see whether the predictions were correct. Our designers had a lot of fun incorporating trendy elements with functionality. Let's take a look at some of our favorite bathroom designs today!Trend number 1: Preppy and nautical: A fresher take on navy and white.Trend number 2: Black and white: Black is unexpected and bold, it gives off a high end feelingTrend number 3: Wood and white: Too much white can b...

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    Let's review the top kitchen trends of 2019!

    It's the halfway mark of 2019, can you believe it? We thought it would be fun to look at the top trends of 2019 today, see what our designers came up with. Let's start by focusing on the heart of a home: The Kitchen.Trend number 1: Colorful cabinets.

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    Houston Interior Designer reveal her latest project (Before and After!)

    Whenever we post Before and After photos, the blog post tends to get tons of attention. Today we want to share some snap shots of our designer Ayca's latest project. A custom home completed back in 2004. Ayca was surprised to find yellowish maple stain with orange floors.

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    Our favorite bright and happy rooms!

    Even though it's not officially Summer yet in Houston, as the temperature gets closer and closer to 100, we are in the mood to share some bright and happy designs! “I want a house that my kids and grandkids will love!” #challengeaccepted All of the fun colors and patterns!! Designer: Erika BarczakThese tiles are what happy dreams are made of! Designer: Erika BarczakA breakfast nook that's open and welcoming.

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    Houston Interior design firm's latest before and after transformations

    Who doesn't love a good Before and After blog post about interior design room transformations? Well you are in for a treat today! Our designer Ashton wants to share her latest completed whole home project, and we are lucky enough to have the "before" photos to showcase how a professional can turn the same space into something so beautiful yet functional.

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    Our Favorite 2019 Interior Design Trends from High Point Market

    It's that time of the year again! Yes, it's time for our designers' favorite trip to High Point Market! There are so many great finds; we had to split all the photos into three blog posts. Please enjoy part 2 of 3: Fabulous and Botanical

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    Houston Interior Designers share their latest finds from High Point Market 2019

    It's that time of the year again! Yes, it's time for our designers' favorite trip to High Point Market! There are so many great finds; we have to split all the photos into three blog posts.

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    Houston Interior Design Firm awarded "Best of HOUZZ" for both Design and Service in 2019!

    We are excited to be among the 3 percent of Houzz’s 2.1 million active home pros who was awarded the "Best Of Houzz" awards.Best of Houzz is a people’s choice award. It is the Houzz community’s pick of the top-rated professionals and popular home designs across and around the world. There are 2 types of award to be won; Design and Customer Service.A Best of Houzz Design award celebrates home professionals whose work was most popular among Houzz users in the past year, meaning photos of that work...

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    10 things to consider when planning for your dream kitchen renovation project in Houston

    Have you been thinking about making that dream kitchen come to life in 2019? Homeowners invest the most on kitchen remodeling than any other home improvement projects. This is all with good reason due to how often we use the space, and the return on investment/increase on home value.We want to share some of our favorite kitchen projects today, also to help you think ahead of the project. The following are important factors to consider before you start the kitchen renovation.Do you have a de...

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    Interior Designer Vs. Interior Decorator, what is the difference?

    What is the difference between an Interior Designer and an Interior Decorator? We get asked this a lot, and we totally get why it's confusing. Read on as we explain the differences.Many people use the terms “interior design” and “interior decorating” interchangeably, but these professions differ in critical ways.

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    How To Choose The Right Interior Design Firm in Houston

    Purchasing a home in Houston can be very exciting, but it can also become stressful when you start trying to find a trustworthy interior design firm to meet your taste and more. Just type “Houston Interior Design Firm” on Google, and about 25,000,000 results pull right up. With many options to choose from, where should one even begin?

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    Popular Houston White Kitchen Design Ideas for 2019

    It's the beginning of the year, here at By Design Interiors, we are getting lots of requests about space planning, and how to design homes so it's easy to stay organized. Since the kitchen is the heart of a home, we would like to share some of our favorite projects. We are focusing on white kitchens today, because it's classic and never goes out of style. Enjoy!This white kitchen is stunning with high-end appliances and a crisp, clean transitional feel.

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    3 Important Factors In Choosing The Right Houston Interior Design Firm

    So you just purchased a luxury home in the best part of Houston, and you can’t wait to move in because it’s the home that you have always dreamt of. But there is just one problem; you are not sure which interior design firm to choose.The scenario is pretty normal with most new homeowners, you want to live in a home with your stamp of approval, yet with that extra touch only a professional design firm can provide. While a lot of Houston Interior Designers would provide you with style ...

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    Houston Interior Design, 11 Before and After Room Transformations

    As we approach the most magical time of the year, other than starting on various fun holiday decorating projects, we are also in the process of finishing up some large scale design projects. This is a good time for the designers to reflect on everything we've work on for the year, also look forward to many more in 2019.We want to share some of our favorite Before and After photos here, we also want to thank all of our clients who believed in our visions and expertise, let's collaborate a...

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    Traditional Interior Design in Houston

    Is there a particular style you absolutely adore? All of our designers are well versed with multiple interior design methodology. Whether you are starting from floor up or are combining your current furnishings with distinctive new pieces to refine the style of your space, By Design Interiors is here to help.

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    Open floor plan interior design in Houston

    Are your windows open? Can you smell the fresh cool air? To celebrate the starting of the Fall season, we want to share a very special project that was recently completed by our designer Aston. This is an open floor concept, the home owners want to invite as much of the outdoors in as possible, while still have the comfort of A/C when the weather is warm.

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    Are you ready for holiday entertaining in Houston?

    We know what you are thinking... "What a strange question to ask, it's only mid September!" Well as interior designers, we are very good at planning ahead. This is why even though it's only nearing the end of Summer here at Houston, the holiday season has been on our minds. The project we are sharing with you today is a classy formal dining room renovation.

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    Retro Master Bathroom Renovation in Houston

    Our designer Carly is sharing her latest master bathroom renovation project with you all today, and this is a jaw dropper! The home owner has a background in interior design herself, so she definitely has a keen eye when it comes to aesthetics. Carly was able to incorporate the home owners love of Art Deco and transformed the space into something very spa like while still family friendly. Scroll down to feast your eyes on this beauty!Would you like daily interior design inspirations deliver...

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    Unveiling our latest Houston kitchen remodeling project

    Our designer Erika has done it again! We had to pick our jaws up from the ground after seeing these gorgeous photos of her latest kitchen remodeling project. A white kitchen does not have to be boring. It's a wonderful backdrop to add layers of visual interests.

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    Masculine interior design in Houston

    Let's switch things up and talk about masculine interior design. What makes a handsome room? For our bachelor clients, the designers pay extra attention when it comes to clean lines, furniture choices, strong colors, and combinations of more rugged textures.

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    Rustic Home Remodeling in Houston

    “I carry a Louboutin purse and I love to flyfish… make my house look like that.”To many, this may seem like a puzzling description – but to an interior designer, this is a perfect statement of style. The best homes are the collected ones, ones that look as if someone has spent a lifetime collecting and surrounding themselves with their favorite things. Using the Louboutin/Flyfish as a mantra, our designer Erika created a home melding rustic outdoor elements with bits of glam and sparkle. Th...

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    Award winning rustic whole home design in Houston

    Happy Easter weekend everyone! To celebrate the holiday, also the unseasonable cool weather Houston's been having this Spring, we would like to showcase one of our most popular projects on HOUZZ: Cowgirl Renovation in Tomball, Texas.Our designer Erika worked closely with Wamhoff Development on the gorgeous home. They were the Winner of Houston's Best Prism Award: Remodeler's Whole House Renovation.The client's love of horses and rustic design can be seen the moment you step into this amazing hom...

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    Top 5 Houston Spring interior Design Trends of 2018

    We assume, like us, you are enjoying the most gorgeous Spring weather of your life! The sun and breeze have us inspired to create more, the flowers popping up everywhere make us want to incorporate beauty into each design. With that said, let's talk about the top 5 interior design trends of Spring 2018:1.

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    10 design ideas to bring Spring into your Houston bathroom

    Even though Phil the groundhog said there will be another 6 more weeks of Winter, Houstonians know that general rules never apply to us. In fact we are noticing signs of Spring everywhere. Wild flowers are popping out of the ground and fresh new leaves are sprouting back to life.

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    Houston Multi-Generational Home Design

    It's 2018, and how we see the term "family" has evolved in a big way. The younger generation is getting married later, while the older generation's living a longer and healthier lifestyle. It's time to rethink what works best when it comes our living spaces. More and more builders within the Houston area are starting to offer homes that support Multi-Generational Living.

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    9 ways to incorporate Ultra Violet (color of the year 2018) into your home

    Happy 2018! It's time we start anew; and this year's Pantone color choice reflects just that... Say hello to ULTRA VIOLET!

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    Before and After: Dramatic bathroom makeover in Houston

    It's been a while since we shared a Before and After post. Today we want to showcase a bathroom. Not just any bathroom, but a very dramatic transformation. Our principal designer Peggy Fuller says good design is all about listening closely to the client: “I really enjoy working with people,” Fuller says.

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    The Gift of Giving

    Mother Teresa said it best: "“It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” The By Design Interiors team participates in various charity efforts through out the year, though we are most excited about this one: Operation Christmas Child!Senior designer Erika headed the effort, picked up a bunch of boxes/labels for the rest of the office. Each ladies then got creative and filled the box with items they deem useful for the children, plus something extra ...

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    Does Hip and Modern equal Family Friendly?

    Does Hip and Modern equal Family Friendly? The answer is a definite "YES!" as proven by our designer Erika.When presented with a unique set of requirements, the challenge always excites our designers at By Design Interiors. The photos we are sharing today was taken in a town home resides in the heart of Houston.

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    Our latest completed whole home project: Elegant transitional home in the Houston area

    Were you one of the Houstonians out driving around doing last minute storm preparation before Hurricane Harvey arrives? All that running around and standing in long lines for drinking water or gas couldn't have been good for your sanity. Well don't fret, we have something to feast your eyes on and melt away all that stress!Our designer Ashton is sharing her latest whole house interior design project.

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    From Traditional Acadian to Soft Southern Charm

    Is it just us, or has June and July flew by so quickly this year? We are already gearing up for the Fall season. Which means soft neutral tones and beautiful mutes gold accents are on our minds.

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    Houston New Home Interior Design Projects

    Hi everyone! Hope you are enjoying the hot Summer days of Houston! Our designers have been staying very busy, and it's time to showcase some new home interior design projects by Ayça Stiffel today. These are large scale new home builds, Ayça has been working tirelessly with the builders and home owners to create spaces just the way they dreamed of.