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Behind the Design: What Interior Designers Really Do

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We’ve noticed over the years that many of our partners and clients don’t completely know what it is that interior designers do. So we’re here to set the record straight: Interior design goes far beyond arranging furniture and picking out paint colors. It’s a speciality that encompasses a wide range of skills, creativity, and knowledge […]

Cedar House’s Designers Julie and Erika Share Their Top Timeless Design Tips

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Scrolling through Pinterest or Instagram, it’s easy to become totally overwhelmed by the tidal wave of home decor trends. One minute it’s all about boho chic, the next it’s minimalist Scandi vibes. Some posts are all about earth tones, while others celebrate bright colors. You might find yourself thinking, how on earth am I supposed […]

Blueprint to Reality: The Collaboration Between Interior Designers, Builders and Architects

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Are you considering a new home project such as a new build, renovation, or addition? Then chances are you’ll need to partner with professionals in your project’s design, planning, and building stages. Interior Designers have an essential role in this complex process, but they don’t work alone. Your designer can collaborate with your Builder and Architect to create the most beautiful, efficient, and cost-effective designs for your project. Here we will explore how these three roles interact with each other throughout different stages of the workflow process to make you feel more confident and empowered when planning your own projects.

Creating the Ultimate Home Project Team: A Comprehensive Guide

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Have you ever felt like you were jumping through hoops to find the perfect team of professionals for a home project? From locating dependable contractors who adhere to timelines and budgets to working with knowledgeable interior designers on finishes, fixtures and furnishings – assembling this dream team can be daunting. But don’t worry – it doesn’t have to be! As Rhode Island interior designers, we’re going to show you how you can use smart planning strategies when gathering your ideal home project dream team so that everything runs smoothly from start to finish.

5 Tips for Furnishings That Last

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Attending High Point Furniture Market annually is an incredible experience for Julie and I – we were able to draw inspiration from some of our favorite vendors and gather ideas on beautiful furnishings that we can use for our clients. It was truly a pleasure to be surrounded by so much creativity, innovation and our other design friends from across the country.

Cove Cottage Project Reveal: A Whole House Remodel

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What’s the first rule of real estate? Location, Location, Location! Well, the homeowner of our Cove Project definitely followed that rule. It was love at first site for us with this sweet cottage on the cove in Barrington, Rhode Island. This waterfront cottage is the perfect vacation home for our client, providing a much needed retreat from the city and a place to gather with friends and family. Though the location was ideal, the house itself needs some updates and our client wanted help planning and executing a whole house remodel, our specialty!