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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.

Home Staging | Chic Beaverton Home

By designallurepdx | Oct 10, 2017

This newly remodeled home has character and beauty all wrapped up in the best neighborhood along side some of the best schools for your kids! In this home staging project we wanted to highlight a functional layout that inspires prospective buyers. It can be very hard to visualize a space. Many people need to see…

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Your Guide to Fall Decorating

By designallurepdx | Sep 26, 2017

10 Tips to Embracing the Seasons Changing Indoors With the seasons changing you may have noticed that its beginning to feel like fall. Football season is here, temperatures are cooling and leaves are starting to change. Well que the champagne pop because it’s time to start transitioning from summer to fall décor and it doesn’t…

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Principles & Elements of Interior Design | Part 1

By designallurepdx | Sep 15, 2017

ELEMENTS OF INTERIOR DESIGN | PART 1 The principles and elements of interior design are essential methods and tools for designing spaces as Chip and Joanna Gaines know. Some of the worlds greatest interior designers disregard the principles and elements of interior design and are praised for proving them wrong. However, unless you are confident…

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Home Staging | SE Portland Delight

By designallurepdx | Sep 14, 2017

Sold: In 2 Days Over Asking Price Address: 7136 Mall St. Portland, OR 97206 Realtor: Jennye Helzer, Red Door Realty, Keller Williams Realty Professionals SE PORTLAND DELIGHT Compliments to Jennye Helzer, Realtor & Owner of Red Door Realty  for knocking it out of the park remodeling this beautiful bungalow in SE Portland! It’s amazing what a fresh coat…

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Home Staging | Colorful SE Bungalow

By designallurepdx | Sep 14, 2017

In home staging, every now and then comes a space with a bright and bold style. The very first time we toured this house we couldn’t believe the primary color overload! What do you do when painting isn’t an option? Rule # 1 in interior design is to honor the architectural elements in the home…

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Irene’s Passion, Strength and Commitment to Success Rewarded Her with a Dream Career

By designallurepdx | Jul 18, 2017

Irene Tokstad’s passion for Interior Design started at young age. She would re-arrange bedroom furniture and experiment with different paint colors because she loves to embrace a fresh look.  She went on to pursue her dreams of becoming an interior designer and the journey to getting where she is today was not easy, but well…

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