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Angela Todd Studios Window Treatments Made Simple
August, 2011
This guest blog was written by Jeff Metke, President of Metke Remodeling & Woodworking. Jeff and his team specialize in remodeling, new construction, woodworking and their Preferred Service Program offering home repairs, replacements and installations for homeowners in Lake Oswego, West Linn and the surrounding...
Angela Todd Studios Full Suite Interior Design Expertise
July, 2011
At face value, interior design seems like a superficial solution. It can easily be perceived as shopping therapy when you really need to look inward. However, if you had my journey as an interior designer, you would know without a doubt that people’s lives transform...
Angela Todd Studios Window Treatments Made Simple
July, 2011
We have recently received many calls from clients requesting what we call a “surface remodel” of a kitchen and bathroom. By our definition, surface remodeling is keeping the general footprint of the space and upgrading the surfaces and finishes. Sometimes clients opt to keep their...
Angela Todd Studios Natural Sustainable Wood Floors
July, 2011
I found myself relaxed and refreshed this week after attending the BUILD retreat at Eagle Crest Resort near Redmond, Oregon. Remodelers, Builders, and Interior Designers from Northwest Society of Interior Designers, Professional Remodelers Organization and the Oregon chapter of the National Kitchen and Bath Association...
Angela Todd Studios Full Suite Interior Design Expertise
June, 2011
A recent Facebook post about wall color from Benjamin Moore received a rush of responses. Ben asked, “What color would you NEVER use in your home?” In less than 3 hours over 4oo people weighed in with their opinion. I bet reading that question created...
Angela Todd Studios Blog Interior Design Ideas
June, 2011
Shows homes are a tough business. It pushes you professionally in ways you aren’t expecting. Creatively speaking, it is important to have a mutual respect for one another’s individual roles and contributions. When the team is in sync it is simply amazing what you can...
Angela Todd Studios Full Suite Interior Design Expertise
May, 2011
This week we met with a new client who owns a home circa 1990’s. Like most clients embarking on improving their home, the couple started with a large wish list of things to update in the home. I find the typical 1990’s home has many...
Angela Todd Studios Window Treatments Made Simple
May, 2011
Countdown: 86 days to opening night Win of the day: I love Garrison Hullinger. Loss of the day: When are we going to have a sunny day in Portland? Yesterday all of the interior designers and builders for the NW Natural Street of Dreams met...
Angela Todd Studios Blog Interior Design Ideas
May, 2011
Countdown: 87 days to opening night Win of the day: A productive furniture selection meeting with Brad & Stefan at Bravado Home & Design. Loss of the day: Technology overload with WordPress and feeds. I spent the morning working on other design projects and loose...
Angela Todd Studios Window Treatments Made Simple
May, 2011
Countdown: 88 days to opening night Win of the day: Adding Rejuvenation furniture to our find list! Have you seen their new collections off Grand Boulevard? Loss of the day: The budget allows for five paint colors in the entire home. Are you kidding me?...