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Kara Paslay Guest Post: Upgrading Your Furniture

By Blogger April 30, 2012

Hello there!  My name is Kara and my husband and I write the blog Kara Paslay Designs!   Tim and I work together doing all sorts of interior design projects.  I am the big picture girl and Tim is the detail guy and furniture builder.  Our favorite projects include doing custom installations or building custom pieces, but unfortunately that's not always in the budget.  When we are working with a smaller budget, there are a few tricks we like to use in order to make pieces feel a little more expensive or to make existing pieces work for us.  One of those tricks is changing out furniture legs.

Start To Finish: Console With Storage Baskets

By Blogger April 4, 2012

Furniture with function is always an easy decision. Let's be honest, when it comes to making a purchase and your stuck between an ottoman for $59.99 and an ottoman that has storage inside for $69.99 what are you going to pick? The one with storage inside right? The goal of a home furnishing designer (at least a good one) is create not only something beautiful but furniture that will serve multiple purposes. For instance the conception of this particular console table is not only to sit behind a couch with lamps on top of it looking pretty but also to provide storage.

5 Storage Ideas You Overlook

By krys February 24, 2012

Organize your home by finding 5 storage ideas you overlook. I have to admit I am guilty of stashing an item in a particular spot in my home, then placing another item on top of the first item and before I know it, I have a huge pile! I have even been known to forget where I put something. A home offers a variety of areas you can use as organized storage.

Furniture's Hidden Talents

By krys February 3, 2012

Have you been thinking about buying a new coffee table? I have had several different ones myself: heavy wooden ones, light-weight glass ones and even a handsome, off-white faux stone look. They were all great and served a purpose, but the one that I have now is not only aesthetically pleasing and goes with my current style, but it’s secret, too.

Moving 101: Day Of!

By Blogger May 30, 2011