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Angela Todd Kitchen Conceptboard Sketch
April, 2016
Make a wish list that includes what rooms and elements you would like addressed in your project. List the priorities of your project first, second, third and so on. For example, you may determine a room used more frequently is a higher priority. Begin to...
Considering Converting Bathroom Faucet
October, 2015
This blog is part two of a series, read the earlier post here. After our floor plan and wall elevations were reviewed and approved we worked on determining the surfaces for the project. The couple had a love for the classic look of Calcutta tile,...
Converting Bedroom
October, 2015
Have you ever heard a real estate professional recommend not converting a bedroom for resale value’s sake? I have. The advice is not a one size fits all warning. Sometimes for the comfort and lifestyle of the family, “giving up” a bedroom makes sense. If...
Go For Gold
March, 2015
Gold got a bad deal in the 1980s and early 1990s. Brass was overly polished to a yellow and sheen and was mass produced in unremarkable door knobs, coffee tables and lamps with pleated shades. These days when I mention brass and gold finishes I...
Houzz profile – Angela Todd Designs
January, 2015
    Angela Todd Designs is proud once again to receive the “Best of Houzz” award in both design and customer satisfaction for 2014. We were chosen from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. Houzz.com is a great resource...
Portland Business Tribune
January, 2015
I was pretty excited to be one of the regional business owners asked about how 2014 was for us in the year end issue of the Business Tribune. See the full article here.
thanksgiving table setting
November, 2014
Today I am thankful for wonderful clients that reach out to us for help, three talented, beautiful women I get to work with that help us keep our commitments, and excellent and competent vendors and contractors that care. 2014 has been our best year ever...
Sara Studio Manager
October, 2014
Sara Landis started working with us two months ago. She has been catching on quick, no easy task because – my do things move fast around here! Here is a little about Sara’s story. Welcome to the Angela Todd Designs team Sara! I am thrilled...
Angela Todd Studios Blog Interior Design Ideas
July, 2014
I am always slighting troubled when I am contacted by a consumer wanting exact paint colors we used in a project. I generally spend time replying personally educating this client that the photography we shot, coupled with their computer screen reading isn’t a reliable way...
Custom Wine Cellar In Portland
July, 2014
Portlanders love their vino. How about a place to store your wine that feels more updated and doesn’t use predictable pastoral murals, grapes and oak barrels? I love the truly unique. Vindegarde based in Vancouver, British Columbia manufacturers truly contemporary, sleek wall wine storage systems...