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Designs on the Move
with Suzanne M. Harvey

How to Add Trendy Colors to Your Home & Have it Last

June 25, 2021

Every year new colors are put out by paint companies, fashion & design. They are often bold and beautiful. And everyone wants to add them to their home. So what do you do if you want to add that trendy color and not have it be out of style next year?

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Farmhouse Style is Not for Everyone

January 21, 2019

Everywhere you look you will see rustic farmhouse style. In the magazines, in the home stores and on…

You Can refresh Your Space with Almost No Money

You Can Refresh Your Space with Almost No Money

August 24, 2016

Is it time to sell your house?  The market is ready with buyers eager to find their next…

High Low Design Challenge - Kate Spade Living Room

High Low Design Challenge – Kate Spade Living Room

June 18, 2016

Those who know me well, know about my obsession with Kate Spade handbags.  So imagine my delight when…

Top Five Tips to Update Your Curb Appeal

Top 5 Ways to Update Your Curb Appeal

February 3, 2016

  This is a great time to make some changes outside and create the curb appeal you’ve always wanted.…

Home Build Update

Home Build Update: Where Have I Been??

January 20, 2016

A home build update…It is finally finished!  Building our home was quite an adventure but I could not…

Metallics are Everywhere

Metallics are Everywhere

November 10, 2015

Metallics are everywhere.  Metallic finishes can be found in everything from decor, to furniture, to paint and beyond.…

House Under Construction: Beware of the Budget

House Under Construction: Beware of the Budget

August 26, 2015

Building a home is an exciting, thrilling, scary adventure. As a designer I really love the whole process.…

Parade of Homes Provide Design Inspiration

Parade of Homes Provide Design Inspirations

May 31, 2015

Are you in need of design inspiration?  Tired of looking at all the magazines and watching every DIY…

Top 5 Staging Tips for Resale

Top 5 Staging Tips

April 6, 2015

Spring has finally arrived and it is the perfect time to sell your house.  The market is ready…

Tackling Design for Your Next Project

How to Tackle Design Decisions for Your Next Project

March 30, 2015

Whether you are building a new house or renovating an existing space, the design decisions can seem daunting.…


Sourcing Reclaimed Wood

March 21, 2015

Several of my projects for our new home involve reclaimed wood.  This is a hot trend and for…

Barn Wood Inspiration Feature

Reclaimed Wood Inspiration

January 19, 2015

Many design trends carry on from year to year. Some fade into the sunset quickly.  One trend that…