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Interior Designers Aren’t For Everyone

Interior Designers Aren’t For Everyone

This is a piggyback blog to another post about when to hire an Interior Designer.  You may not be the right client for Jewel Toned Interiors and conversely, we may not be the right design professional for you. If you’re wanting to move your existing furniture around and add decorative
Interior Design, Not an Afterthought

Interior Design, Not an Afterthought

When should I hire an Interior Designer?  One of the biggest misconceptions of our industry is that an Interior Designer gets involved late in the process after a permit has been received. This is what the key difference between an Interior Designer and an Interior Decorator. While an Interior Decorator
Why Go Boutique?

Why Go Boutique?

“Why are you called boutique?” I can’t even count how many times I’ve been asked this question. This isn’t about being a retail space or the size of our company.  We’re hand’s on. That’s what the term boutique means to me. You’ll have direct access to one of the owners
Three Ways To Crush Creator’s Block

Three Ways To Crush Creator’s Block

As creative beings, we encounter bouts of frustration or “stuckness” when the struggle and effort to work through a challenge is higher than normal.This feeling can occur in a heated debate with a colleague or loved one, or when trying to write or design a new work of art.   COLLABORATE
Protect Yourself With A Survey & Inspection

Protect Yourself With A Survey & Inspection

A Buyer generally contacts an attorney at two times with respect to a real estate closing, either before the closing to retain the attorney, or after the closing when a problem is discovered. In the latter situation, it may already be too late. Two services I always recommend before closing
Capturing Best Practices Through Playbooks

Capturing Best Practices Through Playbooks

John Wooden, the legendary UCLA basketball coach, once said “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” That principle applies to capturing best practices as you grow your business.  I recently worked with a technology company in creating a comprehensive