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It’s our goal to bring relevant, valuable information into your life that helps you transform your space with design principles and approaches that fit you perfectly. That’s why we feature a range of topics on all things home, from interior design know-how and inspiration looks you’ll love to space planning and home staging tips that work to enhance what you’ve already got.

Tips + Tricks Tuesday-Laundry Room Ideas

By designallurepdx | Nov 6, 2018

THEME OF THE WEEK: LAUNDRY ROOM IDEAS Doing laundry-you either love it or you hate it…well, let’s get real, we all hate it. But, that doesn’t mean we need to hate the laundry room. As explained in our last blog post, the function of a room is significant, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get…

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Tips + Tricks Tuesday-Entryway Ideas

By designallurepdx | Oct 30, 2018

THEME OF THE WEEK: ENTRYWAY IDEAS An entryway should be three things: chic, comfortable, and most importantly, inviting. The entry way sets the tone for the entire house, so naturally, you want your guests to feel at home, but also feel as if they are entering a staged home! Today, we have a few tips…

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Home Staging-The Historic Dollhouse

By designallurepdx | Oct 26, 2018

Address: 5758 N. Moore Ave Portland, OR 97217Realtor: Kolin Better, O’donnell Group Realty  the historic dollhouse This home staging took place in a sweet + quaint North Portland neighborhood. Because this home was built in the 1800’s and had all of the original trim, we went with a look that brought out the true vintage…

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Tips + Tricks Tuesday-Bathroom Ideas

By designallurepdx | Oct 23, 2018

Theme of the Week: Bathroom Ideas Ah, the bathroom…the room where you go to escape, relax, and mostly, just take care of you. Although this room was originally created for function, we all get tired of walking into a dated + mundane atmosphere when we just want decompression time. Today, we have a few bathroom…

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Home Staging | Lake House Dreams

By designallurepdx | Sep 10, 2018

Sold: In 2 Days for Asking Price Address: 340 Ridgeway Road, Lake Oswego, OR 97034 Realtor: Alex Phan, Phan Hall Property Group, Keller Williams Realty Professionals LAKE HOUSE DREAMS In this luxury home staging we worked with some existing pieces  staying in the home while listing and advised on the rest that should be removed removed…

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When Should I Hire an Interior Designer?

By designallurepdx | Apr 13, 2018

This is a very great question to ask, especially if you haven’t worked with an interior designer before. You may be asking questions like, is any project too small?(NO) Or is it going to be worth it for me? In order to determine that we have prepared 7 valid reasons for knowing when it’s time…

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Why Hire an Interior Designer and is it Worth it?

By designallurepdx | Apr 13, 2018

IMAGE SOURCE If you’re at a crossroads with the dilemma as to whether or not it will be a good investment in hiring an interior designer, you’ve come to the right place. You may have already written out a pro and cons list that looks somewhat like this. PRO’S An interior designer understands the principles…

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15 Most Popular Interior Design Styles Defined

By designallurepdx | Apr 9, 2018

When it comes to recreating our interiors, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly one style you’re most attracted to.  Especially when there is so much inspiration out there! I mean seriously, try to Pinterest living room inspiration. The overwhelming amount of different options to choose from can leave us feeling bewildered and confused. Have…

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Shop This Look | Coastal Living Room

By designallurepdx | Apr 8, 2018

If you’re looking for some coastal living room ideas, you came to the right place! These are some of our favorite Houzz coastal interior design finds as of yet! This coastal living room features lots of visual texture with a calming and cozy neutral pallet. Its inspiration was behind the fun and relaxing environment we…

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