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Angela Todd Studios Natural Sustainable Wood Floors
October, 2008
Window dressing leaves a lot of homeowners scratching their heads. Yes, there really are great ideas for windows that don’t look like outdated, heavy draperies that your Grandmother asked your Grandfather to install. Today’s window treatments are more simple than complicated and address function as...
Angela Todd Studios Full Suite Interior Design Expertise
October, 2008
Do it yourself or ‘DIY’ for short is catching more and more momentum in home improvement. Many television networks like HGTV and TLC show what one can do with a tight budget and sweat equity. Home Improvement is big business. Lowes and Home Depot welcome...
Angela Todd Studios Window Treatments Made Simple
September, 2008
This past Saturday I attended the 7th Annual ‘Build it Green Tour of Homes’. If you missed it, the event was sponsored by the City of Portland, ECOHAUS, Energy Trust of Oregon, and Oregon Home to name a few. The Tour included 17 homes throughout...
Angela Todd Studios Blog Interior Design Ideas
September, 2008
If I were to ask you what your decorating style is in your home, would you tell me your style is eclectic? If so, your answer is a common answer but it doesn’t tell me a whole lot about your style. What does ‘eclectic’ mean...
Angela Todd Studios Natural Sustainable Wood Floors
September, 2008
I meet people regularly that comment on my approachability. “You are so down to earth,” I frequently hear. I smile at the compliment, but I am also uneasy at the stereotype of interior designers. As professionals we all specialize in certain areas – I focus...
Angela Todd Studios Window Treatments Made Simple
August, 2008
Oregon’s favorite handyman isn’t particularly tall, doesn’t have a dark tan or a washboard stomach. He wears trademark measuring tape suspenders in primary yellow to hold up his britches, and his smile lights up a room. His keen listening ability and years of experience as...
Angela Todd Studios Blog Interior Design Ideas
August, 2008
Many of you have emailed to ask if I came back from Phoenix, Arizona with a design award from the Society of Decorating Professionals. Well no. Two other designers won. When they announced the winners the last day of the conference, I wasn’t a bit...
Angela Todd Studios Window Treatments Made Simple
July, 2008
Do you have before and after interior design photos from a home project that you are proud to show others? Why not post the photos on http://www.realpeoplerealhouses.com/ Do-it-yourself homeowners meet interior designers on this site! Display your work for all to see. While you are...
Angela Todd Studios Blog Interior Design Ideas
July, 2008
To those who know me personally, I have an uncanny ability to select the winner for reality TV contests like American Idol and Design Star. As a matter of fact, some of my girlfriends have asked me to stop telling them my predictions, because I...
Angela Todd Studios Full Suite Interior Design Expertise
July, 2008
Sometimes I get so busy with my interior design projects, I forget the obvious. My morning started today with a design appointment bright and early. Another appointment at 10:00am and then I grabbed lunch. I was mentally preparing for my 3:30pm appointment and determining what...