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The Beautiful MNaeve Art Gallery Powder Room Renovation in Kips Bay Dallas Designer Showhouse

The Beautiful MNaeve Art Gallery Powder Room Renovation in Kips Bay Dallas Designer Showhouse

The Gallery Powder Room by MNaeve The gallery and formal powder room of the Kips Bay Dallas Show House were designed by Margaret Naeve Parker of MNaeve. Dramatic Art Gallery Entrance To The Powder Room For the gallery, Margaret Naeve Parker started with a center table from Black Creek Mercantile with a dramatic hanging fixture installation from Apparatus. This not only provides a dramatic entry but also separates the long gallery into two spaces. The Art Gallery Artists The art consists of Paul Lee, Amanda Martinez, and Jason Karolak – all from David Shelton Gallery. Margaret played with...

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Awesome Art Deco Inspired Media Room in Kips Bay Dallas Showhouse by Cravotta Interiors

Awesome Art Deco Inspired Media Room in Kips Bay Dallas Showhouse by Cravotta Interiors

HiFi Lounge & Art Deco Inspired Media Room at Kips Bay Dallas Showhouse by Cravotta Interiors Ready for a break from the outside world? Step inside the Hi-Fi Lounge, a room that defies time. Once inside, you'll be enveloped in comfort and luxury and awash in exquisite sound. Swinging Suspended Sofa Bed Every surface is covered in sumptuous materials including the dark linen ceiling, cerused wood walls, and deep umber sisal carpet. Hi-Fi Lounge | Neon Sign Virtually everything is made by hand: art, lighting, furnishings, rug, and boutique audio gear. This is the room where you can escape...

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Before & After | Inspiring Overhauled Dining Room with Upholstered Dining Room Chairs & Groin Vault Ceiling

Before & After | Inspiring Overhauled Dining Room with Upholstered Dining Room Chairs & Groin Vault Ceiling

Inspiring New House Dining Room Makeover with White Upholstered Dining Room Chairs & a Beautiful Groin Vault Ceiling by Interior Designer Dallas TX What comes to your mind when you look at this Dining room with custom white upholstered dining room chairs? Can you feel the wonder of the historical groin vault ceiling mixed with modern furnishings? Dining rooms are congregation spaces, and it is a place where the friends & family come together. They sit, dine, and laugh.   While doing so, we want our interior design clients to be happy with their furnishings and furniture. We don't...

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Best Morning Room Ideas w/ Beautiful Custom Morning Room Furniture

Best Morning Room Ideas w/ Beautiful Custom Morning Room Furniture

My Favorite: Morning Room Ideas From An Amazing Transitional Home Design With Beautiful Japanese Flair The morning room is one of my favorite rooms in the Warren's beautiful, freshly built Dallas home, maybe because mornings are my favorite. Not every home design has a morning room, and I realize many people may not be familiar with the term morning room. Soooo...what is a morning room? What is a morning room? What is a morning room in a house? Historically, the term “morning room” originated from rooms that were mainly used in the mornings in the early 1800s. These rooms usually had eastern...

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Before & After | Best Kitchen Makeover and Customized Kitchen Cabinets & Dining Furniture Ideas

Before & After | Best Kitchen Makeover and Customized Kitchen Cabinets & Dining Furniture Ideas

Psychological Impacts & The Best Kitchen Cabinets Makeover with Customized Kitchen & Dining Furniture Ideas by Kitchen Designers Dallas TX  The kitchen is often the busiest place in our homes, with stuff crawling out of our kitchen cabinets. Some may belong, and other things need an organizational home of their own. The spaces which we inhabit have a profound psychological impact on our health. A home is a refuge for us, while the kitchen is the engine where most of the work takes place. For our home to have a beneficial impact on our subconscious, it needs to be articulated to...

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Top Interior Designers Reveal the Best Trends to Try in 2021 | I Was Featured On Redfin’s Interior Design Blog

Top Interior Designers Reveal the Best Trends to Try in 2021 | I Was Featured On Redfin’s Interior Design Blog

I Was Featured On Redfin's Interior Design Blog re: I was featured on Redfin’s Blog! Wait until you see what Interior Designers Revealed!  2020 changed life as we know it in so many ways. Our changes in operating a Best Dallas Interior Design Firm changed too. It especially affected the collective relationship we all have with our homes. As a result, we saw a renewed focus on functionality, flexibility, and comforting aesthetics within our home interiors. What will 2021 bring, you ask? Along with other top interior designers, I shared what we anticipate will be the biggest home trends of...

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Modern Bathroom Vanities & Bathroom Remodeling Ideas by Studio Thomas James

Modern Bathroom Vanities & Bathroom Remodeling Ideas by Studio Thomas James

The Inaugural Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas was awesome! If you have not viewed all of the rooms in the Kips Bay Dallas Showhouse - click here. Modern Bathroom Vanities | Black Lacquer Vanity Cabinet for Bathroom Remodeling Ideas The powder bath's sink location was perfectly located opposite the entry, allowing us the design elements as you enter the room. Since there are no windows in the space it dark and edgy with a touch of glamour inspired by the 1930s. Ann Sacks Tile Designed By Kelly Wearstler In Modern Bathroom Remodeling Ideas Vibrant tones of green honed-marble with...

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Upstairs Living Room Decor Ideas  By Ten Plus Three

Upstairs Living Room Decor Ideas By Ten Plus Three

Kips Bay Dallas Designers Showhouse Upstairs Living Room Decor Ideas by Dallas Design Firm Ten Plus Three The living room encompasses Ten plus Three styles by showcasing a love for beauty in all forms- from the very art on the walls by Aldo Chapparo and Chul-Hyun Ahn to the exclusive furniture pieces by Promemoria, Maison Gerard, and EWE Studio. Venetian Plaster Walls & Hand-painted Teleo Wallpaper The upstairs living room decor ideas were on the second floor of Kips Bay Show House at the top of the main stair landing. They converted a former home gym into an entertainer’s lounge where...

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7 Beautiful Veranda Ideas & Covered Porch Ideas For Luxury Homes In Texas by Kevin Spearman

7 Beautiful Veranda Ideas & Covered Porch Ideas For Luxury Homes In Texas by Kevin Spearman

7 Beautiful Veranda Ideas Photos & Covered Porch Ideas For Luxury Homes In Texas by Kevin Spearman \The Inaugural Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas benefiting Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club features a beautifully designed veranda by Kevin Spearman.  Outdoor spaces have always played an important role in our lifestyle in Texas and even more important now as we are spending more time outside. Kevin's goal for the covered veranda is to create an extension of chic living that was simplistic and serene.  He drew inspiration from a project he designed in the hills outside Tel Aviv, Israel. ...

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Infinite Sadness Bar Inspired by Smashing Pumpkins Designed by Sees Design At Kips Bay Designer Showhouse 2020 

Infinite Sadness Bar Inspired by Smashing Pumpkins Designed by Sees Design At Kips Bay Designer Showhouse 2020 

Bunny Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness Bar Inspired by Smashing Pumpkins Designed by Sees Design At Kips Bay Designer Showhouse 2020  "Our design at this Kips Bay Showhouse is a maximalist mash-up of pattern, color, dimension, and period that hopes to entertain and transport the owner’s guests.  Our main inspiration, and namesake, come from both Bunny Mellon’s own home, particularly the hand-painted trompe l’oeil trellis mural in her potting shed and the artwork shown on the 1995 album cover of The Smashing Pumpkins LP, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness." says Sees Design.  The...

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Most Comfortable Breakfast Nook & Keeping Room Ideas From Kips Bay Decorators Showhouse Designer Marcus Mohon

Most Comfortable Breakfast Nook & Keeping Room Ideas From Kips Bay Decorators Showhouse Designer Marcus Mohon

Beautiful Breakfast Nook & Keeping Room Ideas From Marcus Mohon's Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse Morning Lounge Daily moments of peace should be destinations in and of themselves. Whether perched in a club chair with coffee in hand and your dog at your feet or curled up on the chaise with a good book, this morning lounge is the sacred place for a family to begin and end the day. Whether starting the day with breakfast in the breakfast nook or playing a game, or watching television in the evening, Marcus Mohon has some great keeping room ideas.  What can we learn from Marcus Mohon's...

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Awesome Luxury Kitchen Design Ideas w/ Prep Kitchen by Chad Dorsey Kips Bay Dallas Designer Showhouse 2020

Awesome Luxury Kitchen Design Ideas w/ Prep Kitchen by Chad Dorsey Kips Bay Dallas Designer Showhouse 2020

Awesome Luxury Kitchen Design Ideas w/ Prep Kitchen by Chad Dorsey Design Kips Bay Dallas Designer Showhouse 2020 Inspired by concept homeowners—the Beauchesne’s—this modern luxury kitchen design by Chad Dorsey is a collection of materials with a European Elegance-meets-Industrial-Edge aesthetic tailored, relaxed, luxurious materials and detail. Only the best will do for this couple, originally from Monte Carlo, the Beauchesne’s (with a surname whose meaning translates to beautiful oak) are avid entertainers but don’t enjoy cooking.  Perception within their circle of friends is the...

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The Colorful Utopia Loft At Kips Bay Showhouse Dallas Featuring Awesome Teen Room Ideas by Sherry Hayslip

The Colorful Utopia Loft At Kips Bay Showhouse Dallas Featuring Awesome Teen Room Ideas by Sherry Hayslip

The loft at the inaugural Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas was a hidden space away from the rest of the home. Dallas designers gathered to create an amazing home to raise money for Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. The loft is definitely a space for the family's teens. Sherry Hayslip's goal was to design a contemporary place to get away and find peace from the chaos of our everyday lives. The loft is a place to chat with friends, unwind, play games, enjoy an after-dinner drink, or sit and look at the clouds and let your mind wander. If true wealth is health and time, space isn’t far...

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How To Calculate Home Office Tax Deductions & 2020 Beautiful Home Office Decor Ideas

How To Calculate Home Office Tax Deductions & 2020 Beautiful Home Office Decor Ideas

Home Office Decor Ideas 2020 & How To Calculate Home Office Deduction From Your Taxes How To Decorate A Home Office? Decorating a home office should include functional furniture, necessary lighting, storage for office equipment, plus it should be quiet and comfortable for the person working it. Throughout this interior design blog post, you'll learn how to decorate a home office and discover some great ideas for design solutions we provided our dallas interior design service area interior decorating client. Plus, the best part is - you may be able to deduct your home upgrades and...

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8 Ways To MakeOver A Two-Story Family Room | Pet-Friendly Family Room Ideas 2020

8 Ways To MakeOver A Two-Story Family Room | Pet-Friendly Family Room Ideas 2020

8 Pet-Friendly Modern Two-Story Family Room Ideas 2020 Before this transitional family room, complete with a new custom taupe leather sectional with a pet-friendly cuddler and elegant two-story geometric stationary panels, there was a lot of interior design planning. Finding the fun geometric spa-green armchairs to create the perfect sitting nook by the two-story bay window didn't just happen.  The abstract wool rug adding the ideal blends of blue-greens and teals to this bright and airy family room didn't just arrive. Throughout this interior design blog post, you'll find a lot of home...

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Light To Dark Kitchen Before & After | Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

Light To Dark Kitchen Before & After | Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

Kitchen Remodeling Ideas With Photos of Dark To Light Kitchen Before and After Last week I wrote about an amazing art deco style modern dining room. This week I want to share the dark to light kitchen before and after kitchen remodel photos. I think you'll get a lot of great kitchen remodeling ideas to refresh your own home. In the end, I've covered critical kitchen remodel costs and how much to remodel a kitchen design ideas along with advice on kitchen remodeling contractors. Transforming a Dark To Light Kitchen Before and After Photos Transforming a heavy brown, burgundy, and gold-colored...

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2020 Mid Century Modern Interior Decorating Ideas + Modern Chic Dining Room Ideas

2020 Mid Century Modern Interior Decorating Ideas + Modern Chic Dining Room Ideas

Upon entering this Texas estate, the aubergine geometrical wallcovering & fine linen draperies paired with custom light-toned mid century modern dining room furniture sets the tone for this Dallas DFW area home. Seeing this room first upon entering this luxurious Texas home, the dining room needed our interior decorator dallas help. Before | Dining Modern Room This dining room was part of a full home renovation. Our client, Mrs. Ivey, is terrific. She and her family have resided in her home for twelve years and were ready for clean lines and simplicity. Twelve years ago, most Dallas area...

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14 Spa Like Master Bathroom Ideas, Our Latest Dramatic Master Bathroom Renovation

14 Spa Like Master Bathroom Ideas, Our Latest Dramatic Master Bathroom Renovation

Love Spa Like Bathrooms? You're Going To Love This Spa Like Bathroom Ideas & Master Bathroom Renovation Ideas Home renovations are among our favorites here at D'KOR HOME. We have amazing contractors and trades craftsmen that keep us and our clients happy. Let's go inside a recent transitional spa-like bathroom design that radiates sophistication and tranquility. The blue spa walls and river marble tiles are calming, inviting, and blend with nature. Yes, this the bathroom remodel I've promised you. I posted the super large master bedroom renovation awhile back, and I almost forgot to post...

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Celebrity & Interior Designers 26 Amazing Neutral Home Offices With Super Colorful Accents

Celebrity & Interior Designers 26 Amazing Neutral Home Offices With Super Colorful Accents

Amazing Neutral Home Offices With Super Colorful Accents Committing to color is often our client's most significant decision. From dramatic to subdue, color plays a critical role in our moods, sometimes committing to bright colors we love gets in the way of what we like. While my interior decorators and interior designers love color, we often provide home decor and interior design inspiration in neutral colors with colorful accents. Throughout this interior design blog post, you'll find amazing neutral home offices with super colorful accents. I hope you enjoy these home office ideas. I...

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Grand Two-Story Foyer Decorating Ideas By Luxury Interior Designer Dallas

Grand Two-Story Foyer Decorating Ideas By Luxury Interior Designer Dallas

You may remember our family room interior design - remember the family room with the aquarium? Yep! We are back to the couples therapy house 🙂 Now, let's talk about their two-story foyer.  Considering it is the first room people see upon entry, we knew the foyer design ideas must be next!  The foyer is large but had very little decor. BEFORE | TWO-STORY FOYER DECORATING  What did our Dallas interior design firm client envision for her grand two story foyer? Our Dallas interior design service client wanted to keep her 2-story foyer neutral with touches of grays.  There was a lot of empty...

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29 Awesome Dallas Office Interior Design Ideas

29 Awesome Dallas Office Interior Design Ideas

29 Awesome Dallas Office Interior Design Ideas & Masculine Office Interior Design Ideas Seeing that many of our clients from other regions outside of Dallas are still self-quarantining in home offices, I wanted to share a few Dallas office interior design ideas on D'KOR HOME today. I hope you enjoy my 29 Awesome Dallas Office Interior Design Ideas. Did you see my 24 Colorful Home Office Ideas and other interior design blog posts? If you need help with interior design Dallas design ideas for your own home office, this should be an inspiration, or we can help you create a fantastic office...

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2020 Different Types of Zig Zag Patterns In Home Decor, Tile, Furniture, & Architecture

2020 Different Types of Zig Zag Patterns In Home Decor, Tile, Furniture, & Architecture

ZigZag Patterns & Home Decor From Luxury Interior Design Dallas When designing homes for our Dallas interior design clients, some want solid tones; others prefer patterned wall coverings and textured finishes. A new trend is zig-zag patterns. While working with a modern interior design client for a home renovation project, the zig-zag pattern questions came up. Can we use a zig-zag patterned tile? A zig-zag patterned backsplash? There are all different types of zig-zags patterns and millions of zig-zagged things! I’ve used tons of zig-zag fabrics and textiles in my interior decorator...

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14 Pool & Patio Design Ideas To Consider Before Home Remodeling or Landscape Architecting

14 Pool & Patio Design Ideas To Consider Before Home Remodeling or Landscape Architecting

Who To Call For Pool & Patio Design Ideas? One of the biggest questions homeowners ask us, is "who should I call for pool & patio design ideas"? For our clients, the choice is easy! Even though we are interior designers, we are also exterior designers. If you've read my blog posts, you know that I love merging interior design with external surroundings. I'm a gardener at heart. As another Memorial Day approaches, pools and patios are now havens, especially amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Being the expert kitchen and bath designer in the Dallas, TX metro area doesn't stop at the home's...

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Celebrity & Interior Designers 26 Amazing Neutral Home Offices With Super Colorful Accents

24 Super Colorful Home Office Ideas That Make Working At Home Easier

Quarantine Yourself In My Colorful Home Office Ideas Going through this worldwide pandemic is not fun for so many of my friends on social media. Fortunately, a lot of my design business involves digital meetings so we are still doing business as normal. Only one of us works in our design resource center where we make all of our selections. Typically, I am the only one working all day in the office. Lori and our other designers are working from home. To help us all get through the next few weeks and "shelter in place", scroll through my collection of the "most colorful home office ideas"!...

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How To Incorporate a 150-Gallon Saltwater Aquarium & Save Your Marriage | Couples Design Therapy

How To Incorporate a 150-Gallon Saltwater Aquarium & Save Your Marriage | Couples Design Therapy

Awesome Aquarium Living Room Designs The Story of How I Designed a Family Room With A 150-Gallon Saltwater Aquarium “Color balance is much like balancing a relationship. The only difference is one must replace a therapist with a designer.”  Welcome to D'KOR Home! Our little dose of Texas D'korating combined with a bit of design therapy! Ready to grab a couple of marriage & aquarium room design ideas at the same time? After over 20 years in my first career in management all over the United States for the department store, Target, or Targët as some call it, there are not too many problems...

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Dive Into a Scuba Diver’s Dream Home | 5 Organic Foyer & Dining Room Design Ideas

Dive Into a Scuba Diver’s Dream Home | 5 Organic Foyer & Dining Room Design Ideas

Quick Back Story | The Day I Took Scuba Diving Widow's Daughters' Design Call One day, I received a call from a young lady named Marilyn. Her mom, Pam was recently widowed and had just moved into a new house here in Texas. She wanted to see her mom start her life over in a house that was indeed her. During our first meeting, I rang the doorbell and was greeted into a freshly painted vanilla-colored foyer. Marilyn gave me a tour of her mom's current furnishings. We discussed her love for scuba diving, the beach, and all things aqua and gray. Expanding her love of red too, our biggest...

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