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    Shop The Look: Fall Into Fall Decor

    It’s that time of year. The seasons are starting to change. School is back in session. Routines are starting to take shape as we adjust to the start of the busy fall season. That’s a lot of change! As you start to hunker down and enjoy the cooler weather why not switch it up a little bit on the inside? Just because the weather is cooling down does not mean your color palette needs to go into hibernation! Now is the time to start to embrace bold colors and rich jewel tones. For those of you that are a little color shy, it can be as easy as a new…

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    Interior Design: It’s Not That Serious

    How often do we painstakingly deliberate over paint colors?¬† We review paint swatches, order samples, decide and then re-decide in agony trying to select that perfect hue. We want to get it just right. After all, paint is expensive, time consuming and an over-all life disrupter. If you tried painting a wall yourself, then you know just how frustrating painter’s tape can be!! But what if it didn’t have to be that way? After all, there are people making various design selections everyday day for a living, so it can’t be that bad? Right? Absolutely! At the end of the day, it really isn’t all that serious! And that’s exactly…

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    Shop The Look: Pink, Gold and Glam

    Oh, the luxe life! At our core, we love to create glamorous, sophisticated spaces and at a price that you can afford. We recognize that design doesn’t have to at a luxury price point in order to feel luxurious. It’s about turning your house into a home, defining your unique design style and celebrating YOU! Make a space where you are the star. Where your room is filled with all of your favorite things! That was our inspiration exactly for our newly designed and Oh-So-Glam Living room. References of classic and feminine fashion houses such as Coco Chanel are mixed¬† with a touch of old Hollywood glamour. The color palette…

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    Design Help 101: No Motivation, No Problem

    How to Break Out From a Design Rut We’ve all heard of writer’s block. Countless authors staring at a blank page not knowing where to begin. As designer’s we know staring at four blank walls can be just as daunting. It’s easy to get so overwhelmed by the process that you don’t even know where to begin. Don’t fret, even professional designers have fallen victim to this sentiment. While we focus on the beauty of our jaw-dropping transformations, we rarely talk about the setbacks and roadblocks we went through to get there. So much of life and success revolves around mindset. Feeling stuck over your current design situation? Follow our…

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    Moving Beyond the Mood Board

    We love to get inspired! How often do we steal a few moments to refresh our Instagram feed or add a few new pins to our Pintrest board. We get sucked into the social media ether with dream images of all of our new swoon worthy spaces. Mood boards are meant to inspire us. They set the tone for the look and feel of the space. Keep in mind that you don’t have to mimic everything you see in its entirety, you just have to capture the essence of the space. So how do you move away from your social feed and move into reality. What do you actually do…

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    How To Choose The Best Paint Colors For Your Home

    Painting a room in your house is one of the most effective and affordable design change you can make. The right paint color can completely transform the room. It can bring new life to old spaces and make you fall in love with your home all over again. The down side…picking the right color can be completely daunting! A simple trip to the paint section of your local home improvement store will uncover rows upon rows of color swatches. Then you pull out the swatch that you think you want, only to find additional companion colors on that same swatch! Now you’re second guessing yourself! We’ve been there!… Don’t even…

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    Top 5 Interior Design Tools Used By The Pros

    We all wish we could hire an Interior Designer to transform our house into the dream spaces we see in the glossy magazines. But life happens. We get too busy, it doesn’t fit into our budget, or we think we can do it ourselves and then we just get stuck. We get it, we’ve been there! Surprisingly enough there are several tools Interior Designers use every day that are available to anyone. As a professional Interior Designer, we have several “go to” products that we use often use, to get us inspired, visualize our design or share our vision with clients. Sometimes the hardest part of the process is knowing…

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    How To Become Your Own Interior Designer

    Interior Design Tips for DIY Success Have you ever stared at that beautifully designed room in the glossy magazines and wished it could be your own? Do you have multiple Pin Boards of your dream space that you pine over daily? -OR- Are you just stuck with a cluttered corner that is so overwhelming that it just sits there untouched? We get it. Trust us, we’ve been there! Here at dayziner, we love to share some of the professional tips and trade secrets that we have learned along the way. We tell you the tough questions that we like to ask and give you an insight into our thought process…

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    No Green, No Problem: How to Decorate for St. Patrick’s Day

    St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. Soon our drinks, our food, even our rivers will be awash with green to celebrate the day. Want to throw the best St. Patrick’s Day party or decorate your home to celebrate, but green isn’t your favorite color? Fear not! Keep in mind that the best, most successful designs don’t simply recreate an image or idea, but Capture The Essence of the inspiration. Stay true to your design style and create a look that is classic and sophisticated but still shows hints and references to the holiday. Allow for some green moments but compliment it with other colors, bold prints and accessories…

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    Shop The Look: Relaxed Nautical Retreat

    Don’t you just love going to the store in the middle of winter and BAM! A full on display of summertime clothing?! There is something to be said about seeing fun bright colors in the height of frigid, barren winter days that make us long for the warm weather. Design is no different. We have to be a season ahead if we want to get that beach house fully styled in time for the summer tourist season. Coastal design is one of our favorite styles. We’ve often been accused of beach hoping, attending college at the coast then off to grad school in the warm Miami sun. Our happy place…

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