Author Archives: Sandra

Ideas for Children

As the somber, solemn president of Lifestyle Interior Design, an international interior design, and model home merchandising firm, I have enjoyed lighthearted times, particularly when I am designing children’s rooms in playful, color-driven materials, while seriously developing child-to-child and child-to-adult lay-outs … Continue reading

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Today’s Historic Interiors

A Denver area interior designer was recently recognized for her contribution to the preservation and character of Historic homes. In its publication, Today’s Historic Interiors, the publishing house, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen, Pa. features a rare transition between Victorian and Beaux-Arts Styles as … Continue reading

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Searching for Mr. Switch Grass

After months of searching, you have finally settled on upholstery fabrics for your living room, dining room, and bedroom. Congratulations! You love the colors, the textures, the patterns and the weave. Everything harmonizes with everything else. You are decorating! Yes! … Continue reading

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Golden Rules of Granite Care

Leather Tuscan Caress New names, new finishes, for modern granite countertops As interior designers we enjoy these new soft natural textures, pleasing to the eye, and projecting lower glare. As homeowners you deserve exquisite beauty and the highest standards of performance, so I … Continue reading

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Tips on Organization

“If you are in the process of selling your home deduct 5%-15% for clutter!” Douglas Hedings, Realtor Wallpaper: Costello Collection courtesy of Thibault Denver interior designers are continually confronted by clients’ disorganization and overload of “stuff.” I must admit organization … Continue reading

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A Tiny Mountain Sanctuary

The Redstone Inn Chalet Inspired by the Craftsman Movement Timeless Design … Inspired by You …

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Dedicated to your Dream

Craftsmanship: Superb work by superb artisans Quality: Rare, collectible, refined Service: Unique sense of style

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Denver Design Trends Mark A Way Of Living

KITCHENS YOU CAN LIVE-IN WITH THE VERY BEST TECHNOLOGY   Note this countertop edge treatment called a “full bullnose edge.” The edge treatment can inspire your kitchen interior design. ~~~ This countertop edge treatment is called a three-inch “eased edge.” Edge detail may … Continue reading

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Do It Once

Timeless Design … Inspired by You … DO IT ONCE I am a highly skilled technician, an interior designer by trade. Some see this as glamorous. Designers handle exquisite, sensitive objects. We demonstrate impressive taste in the art of couture … Continue reading

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