Design Tips for Hardwood flooring and refinishing Hardwoods are a central part of the home.  They add beauty and warmth, and they can serve as a unifying device.  I wanted to provide some design advice for those buying new hardwood floors or refinishing their existing hardwood.   These principles should apply to virtually all decorating styles. […]

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Where to find and buy Quatrefoil (or Moroccan Trellis) area rugs and matching accessories Yes, the quatrefoil design is everywhere! Have you noticed it? Or have you been living in cave?   The design is stylish and sleek. It’s what I would describe as transitional and contemporary. It works so well in so many homes […]

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Is it possible to sand and refinish pre-finished hardwood flooring?   The answer is generally yes, assuming that you have solid hardwood floors. Background: I often have customers moving into new homes with pre-finished hardwood in some sections.  Some don’t like the color, others don’t like the sheen (many pre-finished woods are glossy which is […]

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