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Under the Sea Nursery

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Under the Sea Nursery

Nursery beforeThis under the sea theme nursery involved working closely with the muralist who incorporated scenes from the parents-to-be dive trip photography (sea turtles, octopus and crabs adorn adjacent walls, not seen).  The blue polka dot curtains, bedding and area rug add a bit of whimsy to the space while being completely functional for baby and mama.

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Pacific Perfection

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Pacific Perfection

20150612_115738This lovely home overlooks the Pacific and needed an eco-friendly renovation that reflected the homeowner’s love of the ocean.  We installed light gray washed, wide-plank wood floors throughout which complemented the stainless appliances and hardware perfectly. We relocated the microwave to above the stove top for much needed counter space, and extended the countertop peninsula and added a dramatic waterfall drop of engineered quartz to the floor.  The linear glass and stone ...

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Eco Chic-Sustainable & Recyclable

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Eco Chic-Sustainable & Recyclable

Green building materials are composed of renewable, rather than nonrenewable resources. Green materials are environmentally responsible because impacts are considered over the life of the product.  Cork flooring, for instance,  has been for over a hundred years because of its durability, acoustical and thermal qualities as well as its resistance to moisture damage and decay. The bark is peeled from the cork oak trees, while the trees thrive and regenerate, never having to be cut down. The bark is re-grown ...

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Eco Chic-Asthma Friendly Bedroom

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Eco Chic-Asthma Friendly Bedroom

Newly discovered allergies made the need for an allergy transformation redo essential in this pre-teen bedroom. The dry-rub transfer mural is a non-toxic alternative for a beautiful mural accent eliminating the need for toxic faux-paints. The walls were painted using low in VOC (volatile organic compound) paints, which can be purchased in most paint stores. Look for the green-seal label. Stuffed animals were eliminated to help control dust mites. Washable duvet cover is essential so dust and toxins can be ...

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Eco Chic-Repurpose and Reuse

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Eco Chic-Repurpose and Reuse

We work with existing artwork, rugs, furniture, accessories and make it work with your new décor.  Whatever treasure holds a special place in your heart, we can usually repurpose it or reframe it to make it work with the new design, that is our specialty!  We make sure your design is Sensible AND Chic!

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