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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 Kitchen Transformation

    We received some great feedback on the last Before and After blog post, so here is another one! Today we are showing off a kitchen renovation gone GOOD. Our designer Erika work closely with our client on this remodeling project, she was able to marry beauty with function.

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    Dramatic Interior Transformation: Before and After!

    Who here loves a good "Before and After"? This is the most requested feature on our website, and have we got a good one for you today! Our designer Erika worked tirelessly with Wamhoff Build on the project, enjoy!Entry: BeforeEntry: AfterDining Room: BeforeDining Room: AfterFireplace: BeforeFireplace: AfterKitchen: Before 1Kitchen: After 1Kitchen: Before 2Kitchen: After 2Kitchen: Before 3Kitchen: After 3Bathroom 1: Before Bathroom 1: After Bathroom 2: BeforeBathroom 2: AfterB...

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    Latest Completed Project: Houston's Luxury Interior Design at it's finest

    Our senior designer Carly Crawford collaborated with principal designer Peggy Fuller, on a large scale project that's recently been completed. The magnificent home is now outfitted with opulent custom furnitures, unique accessories that are carefully chosen to suit the client's taste. Enjoy the photos below, we are thrilled with the outcome, and hope you feel the same!Photographer: Daniel Angulo For additional interior details photographs, do check out By Design Interiors' HOUZZ account, have a ...

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    Wonderful finds from High Point Market

    We are back from a very successful trip to High Point Market Spring 2017. Check out some of our favorite pieces from the show, and feel free to drop us a line or email with questions and inquiries. We feel so inspired, can't wait to incorporate these new ideas/products into our clients' spaces.Make a statement! Bernhardt FurnitureSimple, elegant staging Hooker Furniture We are loving these moody blues @theoblog Every room at the showroom was full of beautiful surprises!&...

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    6 Wall Covering Trends of 2017

    What’s the largest area in a room? The walls of course!To update a space, it’s vital to dress up the walls. We are very excited with this year’s trend, because wallcovering is back in full force.

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    10 tips on how to accessorize your home

    “Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love.” -Nate BerkusHome accessories make the room. They showcase your personality, make your home feel interesting and cozy, and they complete the look of a well designed space.Most people can make easy decisions when it comes to choosing larger pieces of furniture, but when it comes to accessories, things tend to get complicated. Today we are going to give you some helpful tips, that should make things easier from ...

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    8 tips to lighten up for Spring!

    Happy Spring lovelies! This week we want to showcase some gorgeous photos of our projects, also talk about how to lighten up your space for the season.Spring hues can be difficult to incorporate, they are cheerful and easy on the eyes, but can come off too childlike if not done correctly. Let us help with the following tips:Tip 1: Use a pop of Spring colorTip 2: Use a toned downed shade of pastel, mix with variety of textures, this ensuers the room feels mature instead of too childish.Tip 3...

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    Beauty Lies In The Details

    This week we are discussing the small things. With interior design, we usually start with something small to inspire our creativity; this could be a color, a texture, or a beloved object that belongs to our client. We want to show you some beautiful detailed photos of our works, and how each detail pulled the whole room/home together.Enjoy and hope you have a restful weekend!Entry way:Living Area: Kitchen: Bedroom:Powder Room: Wine Room:For more Inspirations, check out our HOUZZ account:

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    Tell us, what's your style?

    Let's talk about Houston weather, shall we? No no, stay! You are not at the wrong blog, just hear us out...

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    Where does bad light end up? In Prism.

    OK we are sorry for that bad pun, but hopefully it brought you a LIGHT chuckle on this beautiful Friday! If you follow us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, then you already know the topic of the week is: LIGHTING.The proper lighting should define your personal style, set the mood and perform the task of helping us see. Here are a few quick rule of thumb when it comes to choosing the right lighting for your home:Living room: Light up different corners Use a combination of types of lamps Use...

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    Pattern mixing, intimidating or exciting?

    Hello lovelies! Did this week fly by for you also? We can't believe January is almost over, though this is definitely not a complaint, it's been a very productive month for our designers, what a great way to start the year off correctly right?Speaking of 2017, did you know mixing patterns is on trend in a big way?

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    Quiet spaces in your home

    (Whispers) Hello there, We meet again.  This week we want to bring up something that's very important for everyone's sanity: Peace and Quiet... With the hustle and bustle of today's hectic life style, we understand how difficult it can be to quiet our minds. Do you find yourself feeling frustrated or agitated, even in the sanctity of your home?

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    2017 Interior design trend: Muted Metal

    Have you noticed we've been talking about bathrooms a lot this year? Granted it's only the second week of January, but we have been focused on this particular area of the home almost daily. Bathrooms are the absolute essential in one's residential structure, and we must feel comfortable in this most private area of the home. But comfort doesn't mean boring, and we are pretty excited to show you some of our favorite bathrooms projects that's on trend with 2017's muted...

  • Mad About Plaid!

    As the weather cools and the leaves change colors (or if you live in Houston, the pine needles fall) we are drawn to cozier fabrics, and nothing says fall like plaid! This traditional pattern is transitioning straight from the runways into home décor!

  • Living with Mom - Not so Taboo Anymore

    During the now called “Great Recession” of 2007-2009, a growing trend underwent a rapid boom! The number of multiple generations of families living under one roof in America grew a stunning 10.5% in those two years alone.

  • The Next Big Thing

    The past few weeks we have shared our designer’s adventures in design at High Point Market! The By Design Interiors team was able to see the latest and greatest products from their favorite companies, and there are some definite trends coming in 2015!

  • Trend Alert! Wall Coverings are Back!

    Trend Alert! Wall paper is back and here to stay!

  • New Year, New Start!

    It's a new year, let's start the year off right with a new start!  What about your home IS NOT working?  
    Too small, dated or generic, unorganized, or not function!  We can help with that and much more!

  • Color Theory- Red

    The color red...