Day: March 25, 2020

Exterior Design

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Orange County Interior Designers – My Designer Touch

Orange County Interior Designers

Having spent over 18 years in the interior design industry and as one of Orange County interior designers, Nadine has used the tools of visionary art and creativity to show people how a well-balanced and beautiful personal living space can affect balance, organization and beauty in their own external world. Nadine has the ability to match every taste and style, from traditional to contemporary and everything in between. Nadine provides complete in-home interior design and decoration services including complete remodeling and renovation.

Nadine prides herself on having a professional approach to each and every project. Her expertise has helped hundreds of homeowners design their perfect living space. She has also helped numerous Real Estate agents and homeowners professionally stage their properties so they sell in the least amount of time at a maximum profit. Examples of her work in this area can be found in her staging portfolio.

Nadine’s

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TOP 10 Best Interior Design & Architecture Websites

For interior designers and architects, it is crucial to have a website worthy of their talent and skill. A mediocre website creates the impression of service of a similar kind – and this is not what a designer’s business needs.

In our previous publications, we talked about benefits of having genuine, award-winning websites for interior designers, and the criteria of such sites. Today, let me list my personal top chart of interior design and architecture studios’ digital domains. Perfect examples of how your website should look – right ahead.

10. CASE 3D

A nice animated portray of sketches becoming actual interiors. Traditional menus approach is combined with scrolling navigation. The blog features extensive case studies for all completed works.

Why 10th place: aside from the interesting main page “drawing vs reality” solution, all other sections are quite boring and straightforward.

9.DOCK

An interesting concept of image unification – an

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Formal Dining Room to Functional Play Room

Converting my friend’s formal dining room into a functional play room for her kids makes me a firm believer in making your home work for your family. The  dining room, which was used maybe twice a year, is now a room this family can use and enjoy every day.

Formal Dining Room to Functional Play Room | TheTurquoiseHome.com

Eek! Y’all!!

That’s how I feel about this fun project I’m revealing today. Seriously, Eeeeeek!

When I think about sharing this project, my heart just wants to burst with pride and excitement. And sometimes heart-bursting feelings are hard to put into words, but here goes!

Ace Hardware Blogger Panel

First, I’m so honored to have been selected to be a part of the inaugural Bloggers Panel for Ace Hardware.If you follow along on Facebook or Instagram, then you probably already picked up the fact that I’m an #aceblogger. 🙂 Ace provided many of the materials that we used for this project and I’m so

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Ideas For Small Living Room Furniture Arrangements

If you live in a small space, it is usually a problem to arrange the furniture. Oftentimes you can only find one way that you feel it will work.

Here are some ideas for furniture arranging in small living spaces…

In the case above, in the first photo, the furniture hug the walls. But by bringing the sectional away from the wall, you create the illusion of more space. And bring definition to the area, making it feel cozier.

 

If you’re dealing with a long and narrow room, you may think that positioning the couch against the wall is your only option.

But wait…

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Here is a different direction you can take furniture arranging in a long and narrow space. Divide the room into segments.

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Here is a living space with a tight furniture grouping. It makes for a nice conversation area. And an area rug unites the

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Different Types of Wall Finishes | Architectural Design

Different types of Wall Finishes and its application

In our previous article “Various Types of Wall Finishes“, we listed various Wall Finishes and discussed their applications. In this article, we will continue with our study of various other Wall Finishes.

Here is the list of the Wall Finishes for decorating the Interiors and Exteriors:

  1. Stained Glass Finish
  2. Pebbles Finish
  3. Flakes Finish
  4. Coral Finish
  5. Canfor Finish
  6. Tile Cladding
  7. Wood Panelling
  8. Sand Textured Finish

Stained Glass Finish

It involves lot of creative work. The glass is decorated with itching, frosting, glass pasting and finally colouring with suitable colours according to the theme. The stained glass panels are used on walls and ceilings.

Stained Glass Finish | Wall Finishes

Stained Glass Finish | Wall Finishes

Pebbles Finish

This a very simple and attractive finish obtained by pasting small pebbles on the walls with cement mortar as an adhesive.

Pebbles finish is usually preferred for exterior facade. It is also

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San Interior Design

Sanchali Srivastava is an Award winning Designer. She is a Certified Interior Designer (CID #6360) and also a Certified Professional (CKD) by the National Kitchen & Bath Association. Besides Interior Design Credentials she has a Bachelor of Architecture Degree (B.Arch). Her background in Architecture adds to her capacity to design additions and new construction projects besides remodels. Sanchali has won various national & local Design awards. Her projects have been published in various local & National Industry Magazines and have also been featured on National NKBA’s website.

Sanchali has been on the NKBA Northern California Chapter’s Board since 2008. Currently she serves the position of VP of Academic Relations.

She has spoken at many local colleges and helps mentor and motivate students. She has also judged many National & local Design Competitions.


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Principal:     Sanchali Srivastava, CID, CKD
                        Certified Interior Designer #6360
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Design tricks to brighten up a dark room

March 23, 2020 | 6:57 PM

by Courtesy of Articlecity

Living in a space where most of the rooms are dark and gloomy can be depressing. Luckily, there are some design tricks that can make almost any space look brighter.

1. Start with lighting

Okay, this tip seems far too obvious, but interior designers note that many times, people simply aren’t optimising their lighting. Sometimes, easy adjustments can make a big difference. Changes you can make include using higher wattage lightbulbs, keeping your glass lights dust-free, and switching out your recessed lightbulbs for LED versions. Not only are LED lights brighter, but they’ll also save energy and lower your power bill.

In your kitchen or bathroom, you can also add recessed lighting under cabinets to create a warm light that will give the room a cosy feel. Edison bulbs also add extra light while creating an interesting effect that gives

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Themify Flow: WordPress Theme Builder

Jun 11, 2015 3 Comments

I haven’t updated this blog for the longest time. Today I have something very exciting to present. I’ve been working very hard with the Themify team on a new theme builder for WordPress called Themify Flow. It is a lightweight, fast performance framework, which allows you to build responsive themes. Everything is done within WordPress with an intuitive drag & drop interface. No PHP or CSS coding required. Watch the video below to see how it works. It is a free open source project. Give it a shot!

Free MiniCards From Moo.com

Aug 07, 2012 1 Comment

I’ve partnered with Moo.com to offer a free set of 100 MiniCards. It is absolutely free. All you have to pay is the shipping and handling fee. You can print up to 100 different images in one pack. Hurry now, this offer expires

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