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One Room Challenge Fall 2018

One Room Challenge Fall 2018

A few months ago the local news had a story about a Massachusetts lottery winner. The woman had won a million dollars on a scratch ticket. That in itself is pretty amazing but that wasn't even the full story. That same woman had also won a million dollars just a month...

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Downsizing and letting go of family memorabilia

Downsizing and letting go of family memorabilia

In the past fourteen months time we have gone from a 3,500 sq ft home to a 1,100 sq ft rental apartment and in ten days we move into our new 1,800 sq ft condo. It has been a lot of packing, selling, and donating. Downsizing is hard, plain and simple. I don't care how...

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Fun facts and color meanings of Red, White, and Blue

Fun facts and color meanings of Red, White, and Blue

Today's blog is a bit of a departure from interiors and iphone photography. However, in light of the upcoming 4th of July holiday, I thought I would share a few fun facts and color meanings of Red, White, and Blue. Be sure not to miss my iphone photography tip at the...

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A short designer’s guide to Photographing interiors

A short designer’s guide to Photographing interiors

Photographing interiors is both a time commitment and an expense. As decorators and designers though, it's so important that our portfolio represents our best work and that means having great photos. No matter how beautiful the room design, if the photos fall short,...

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Five Design Trends from High Point Market

Five Design Trends from High Point Market

Every April I look so forward to traveling to North Carolina and seeing all the latest design trends from High Point Market. I take hundreds of photos and when I get home I pour over them to see what design trends I saw over and over that I can then share with all of...

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Color trends from High Point Market Spring 2018

Color trends from High Point Market Spring 2018

Now that the reveal of my One Room Challenge is behind me I am finally getting around to sharing all the fabulous things I saw at High Point Market. As in the past, I am breaking my trend report into two parts. Part one is Color Trends and part two will be home decor...

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One Room Challenge Spring 2018: pied-a-terre reveal

One Room Challenge Spring 2018: pied-a-terre reveal

Drum Roll please...It's the big day. The One Room Challenge Spring 2018 REVEAL!! I crossed the finish line and I am so excited to show you my pied-a-terre. I have so many emotions but relief is probably number one. It was a LOT of work putting together this room...

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LA Design shops for the Design Geek

LA Design shops for the Design Geek

A few weeks back I was in LA as a #sponsored designer for Dwell on Design. I was immersed in everything design for three glorious days. First the Dwell on Design trade show, then a day of LA house tours and finally, inspiration galore along the LA Design Trail. Before...

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Dwell on Design LA Home Tour

Dwell on Design LA Home Tour

Who doesn't love a good home tour? I know I do. While out in LA for my Designhound trip to cover Dwell on Design we spent a fabulous day touring homes. We visited five beautiful contemporary homes on the Dwell on Design Home Tour and I am excited to share them with...

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One Room Challenge Week Four: More pieces of the puzzle

One Room Challenge Week Four: More pieces of the puzzle

Here we are now at One Room Challenge week four! My design plan for my pied-a-terre is finally S..L..O..W..L..Y  coming together. I secured more furniture this week from the Boston Design Center showrooms including a second sofa, a sideboard, a secretary desk, and two...

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Dwell on Design show highlights in photos

Dwell on Design show highlights in photos

Last week I had the privilege of traveling to LA as a sponsored DesignHound courtesy of Modenus to attend the 2018 Dwell on Design trade show. This is a four day event that is meant to inspire architects and designers.The exhibition and conference feature the best in...

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One Room Challenge Week two: My pied-a-terre

One Room Challenge Week two: My pied-a-terre

Here we are at the One Room Challenge Week Two. This Spring the Boston Design Center is a sponsor of the ORC and I was honored to be asked to transform a space for them at the Innovation and Design Building. This large open loft space has a killer view of Boston but...

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One Room Challenge Spring 2018: Week One

One Room Challenge Spring 2018: Week One

It's here!  Week one of the Spring 2018 One Room Challenge. I am still on cloud nine after being chosen to be one of the twenty featured bloggers but now reality has set in. I have to transform a room in six short weeks!  Actually, it's only five weeks since the...

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Exciting news!! One Room Challenge Spring 2018

Exciting news!! One Room Challenge Spring 2018

BIG BIG NEWS!!! For the past few weeks I have been carrying around a HUGE secret. Today I can finally shout it out. I am excited to share with you that I will be one of the twenty featured bloggers in the Spring 2018 One Room Challenge. In case you have not heard of...

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How to find the answer to all your design questions

How to find the answer to all your design questions

If you are someone who enjoys decorating or are planning a renovation on your home, I have a a valuable tool to share with you today. I know it's a useful because I use it myself. If you are on Pinterest I invite you to "follow" my board called Design FYI. It's my...

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Linda Holt | Interior Designer & iPhone Coach

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