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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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    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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    Houston Interior Designer shows off her entertaining style for the holidays

    Happy Holidays everyone! As we reflect on 2017 and look towards the new year ahead, the team of By Design interiors feels a sense of love and togetherness, not just with our designers and staff, our clients; but also with you nice folks who drop in to see at what we've been up to. Whether via our blog, our HOUZZ design portfolio, or our social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram).

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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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    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.

  • Take Your Walls From Simple to Simply Stunning!

    Wallpapers have come a long way in interior design, from the eighties overload of the romantic florals and stripes, to the stunning designs we now see! As designers, we adore the fact that they can add drama, texture and a sense of luxury to your space! 


  • Mid - Century Modern Mad Appeal!

    Your grandparents may have owned a piece, or maybe your parents? You may own pieces or have friends that do. So what is the enduring appeal of mid-century modern furniture?


  • Sunbrella: Livable Luxury

    It is amazing to see how far Sunbrella fabrics have come since their introduction to the market in 1961. Over ten years ago Sunbrella branched out from their outdoor "canvas look" to the beautiful world of luxury interior and exterior fabrics and they have been impressing us ever since!

  • Mixing Metals? We Say Yes!

    If you have been hesitant about mixing metals in the same room, fear not! The beauty of mixing metals is the added visual interest, enhanced character and the ability to blend warm and cool tones in any space! It fact, it is quite freeing and opens up endless design possibilities!

  • Neutrals With a Twist - Part One

    Neutrals are making a comeback as people are taking a break from bold, bright colors. Beige has been given a bad rap as boring and safe but we can show you how to revamp colorless design in fresh, new ways!  We can create stunning looks with neutrals by layering materials, playing with textures and adding shapes to a space!

  • Hardware as Jewelry

    Furniture hardware can be thought of like jewelry that you wear to polish off an outfit! Sometimes you go for the big, bold statement necklace, other times you wear a classic piece that is subtle and refined. The same goes for hardware on furniture; it can change the entire look of a piece!

  • Woods That Wow! Part I

    It appears as though the world of furniture design is following the motto of the interior design world with, 'anything is possible' and 'the options are limitless'! It is an exciting time to watch the burst of creativity from designers wanting to create something one of a kind, unique and custom!