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Welcome to Interior Design Detective, your source for some of the best Interior Design ideas and room by room Interior Design tips.
Do you have a passion for creating beautiful and harmonious spaces? Well then, I gathered the Interior Design Ideas on this site for you.
Maybe you already work with an Interior Designer, but want a relationship where you actively participate in the Design Process…Or maybe you’re a homemaker with Interior Design flair.
If so, then Interior Design Detective is the site where you'll find Decorating advice, Design Ideas and product information that will give you real knowledge of the craft.
Hi, I'm Kathy...and, this is my site...I’ve been a professional Interior Designer for over 30 years working on both residential and commercial projects…but what still really excites me today is helping people express their personalities in their homes.
I want to be that friend of yours who just happens to be a working Interior Designer.
Send me your Design and Decorating Questions…I’ll do my best to answer you either personally or here on the site.
Whenever you’re contemplating a new home project, think of Interior Design Detective as the well for awesome Interior Decorating and Interior Design ideas, tips and advice.
Make yourself at home…Wander the site.
Check out our room by room Interior Design Guide…Follow links to product reviews of everything from Energy Star rated appliances to bathroom faucets to Designer wallpaper and fabrics... And, of course, much, much more.
Looking for a helpful, easy to use Design Tool as you plan your next project? Print-out our Interior Design Checklist in the Tools section...In this section, you'll also find useful Interior Design ideas on room layout.
Want help with a project’s color scheme? Interior Design Colors make a room come alive! Take advantage of terrific Decorator Color tips!
Get a basis in Interior Design craft fundamentals of lighting, space planning, pattern and texture... plus great suggestions for putting those elements to practice... right now, today!
Do your Interior Design dreams include renovation or remodeling? Take a look at our free report on "How to be Your Own Remodeling Contractor"...Written by my husband Steve, a builder for over 35 years. It's a great primer for anyone who wants to understand the remodeling process, even if you aren't planning on doing the work yourself.
So that you can become familiar with the design and decorating products out there, I've compiled an Interior Design Resource Guide that includes links to some of my favorite online stores, home improvement and interior design information sites and worldwide design directories.
Looking for custom fabrics, furniture or accessories available only through an interior designer?
Use me and my "To The Trade" Designer accounts to locate and purchase custom fabrics, furniture, lighting, wallpapers and more at costs well below what you would pay retail. Check out these "To The Trade Only" Vendors and be amazed at the variety of products available to you.
Browse these online catalogs on both the Design Links and the Design Vendors pages to compare prices and benefits in lighting, faucets, kitchen appliances, furniture and more. They're terrific tools to help you develop realistic budgets for your interior design projects.
Have you thought of taking your talent with Home Interiors to the next level? Of becoming a working Interior Designer?
Check out the Career information section…Your dream may not be as distant as you think! And, I've included a terrific list of Interior Design schools from around the world...There's something for everyone from young people looking for a place to start to adults interested in returning to school after raising a family or to those hoping to follow their lifelong dream in a second career.
I hope you find the Interior Decorating Tips and Interior Design Ideas on this site helpful.
If the information you’re looking for isn’t here, let me know…I am the Interior Design Detective and, I'll do what it takes to get the information to you, either personally or here in an article.
As with any art form, great Interior Design, from Malaysia to Maine, is a balance between thoughtful planning and spontaneous flow…With the art of Interior Design, the canvas is the space where we live out our lives, our homes.
Thanks for visiting my site…Enjoy the process…I do…It’s my passion.
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- Interior Design Ideas Blog
- Bringing you interior design ideas, news and information to inspire and to help with your own decorating and design projects.
- Kitchen Design Ideas To Express Your Style
- Interior Design Detective reveals Kitchen Design Ideas that will help you create your dream kitchen. Find design ideas here that you can adapt to fit your budget and unique style.
- Bathroom Decorating Ideas For Beautiful Bathrooms
- These great bathroom decorating ideas use proven Interior Design principles to bring out your unique personality. Create beautiful bathrooms with these designer tips and techniques.
- Bedroom Interior Design Ideas For Your Personal Retreat
- Create a soothing bedroom sanctuary with these fantastic Bedroom Interior Design ideas. A working Interior Designer reveals bedroom interior decorating secrets.
- Living Room Decorating Ideas
- These Living Room Decorating Ideas bring warmth and comfort to the spaces where we come together with family and friends.
- Home Office Design Ideas
- Professional Interior Designer shares fantastic ideas for Home Office Design. Secrets for creating the perfect office space in your home.
- Outdoor Room Ideas Take Your Style Outside
- Studies show Outdoor Rooms immediately return 100% of their investment value. You'll love these Outdoor Room ideas that fit all styles and budgets.
- Beautiful Interior Design Colors to Make Rooms Come Alive!
- Learn the techniques of working with Interior Design Colors to create the perfect mood in every room of your house.
- Learn Home Interior Lighting Tips Of The Pros
- With these professional home interior lighting techniques you'll be able to create a top notch interior lighting plan.
- Interior Space Planning Advice from a Pro
- Get insight and learn desinger craft tips on interior space planning from a working Interior Designer.
- Interior Design Principles of Pattern and Texture Add Spice to A Room
- Texture and Pattern in Interior Design are the often overlooked elements that make a room come together. Learn Interior Design principles for working with textured designer wallpapers and more.
- Top Interior Design Tools
- Learn about some great choices in Interior Design Tools, from the high-tech to the low, that will help your next home interior decorating project flow smoothly.
- Interior Design Styles Inspire!
- Take inspiration and discover your own unique style by exploring the rich traditions of great design movements from art deco to minimalist to Tuscan Interior Design styles and more.
- Interior Design Help and Advice
- Help and advice from a real interior designer!
- Explore Interior Design Jobs
- Interested in learning more about Interior Design jobs and careers? Find out about the many paths to exciting careers in Interior Design at Interior Design Detective.
- Interior Design Websites: sources for info, products and services
- These Interior Design websites make up a resource guide that includes top rated online interior design stores, information sites and design/decorating directories to more resources for your home.
- Browse Interior Design Photos
- Check out our gallery and get ideas and inspiration with room by room interior design photos.
- Interior Design Decor: "To The Trade" Vendors
- Browse these online catalogs of interior design decor resources from "To the Trade" only Vendors and use us for access.
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- I want to be that friend of yours who happens to be a working Interior Designer. Feel comfortable bringing me your decorating questions and feel confident coming to my site for Interior Design ideas.
- Interior Design Detective Site Search
- Search the Interior Design Detective website here for room by room interior design articles, for articles on color, lighting, pattern and other craft elements and for great home decor products.
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