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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!