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Perfect Harmony

Designer Emily Williams Stankus refreshes a couple's Myers Park home through a harmonious balance of old and new and an inviting palette that greets its guests with a warm welcome. Beloved family antiques were incorporated with some more transitional pieces to create a space that has a story to tell. A thoughtful combination of things […]

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Artfully Inspired

For the Hammock family, big change came in the form of a very small gift when the family of five discovered they were soon to be a family of six. Their home renovation, which was already underway, now required an additional bedroom and needed to be ready in time to welcome the new baby home. […]

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Gathering Place

I knew exactly what I wanted. I could see it, standing in front of the empty lot chatting with our architect almost four years ago. I wanted our kitchen to be the center of our home, the place where family and friends would soon gather, and our kids would bake cookies and learn about food. […]

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Visual Delight

I had only been home from the hospital a few days after our second son was born, when my husband asked me to go for a ride. He had somewhere he wanted to take me. In my postpartum slumber, I agreed thinking some fresh December air may do me some good. After a short ride, […]

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Coffee Table Styling

Designers Emily William Stankus, of EWS Interior Design, and Jess Ebert, of Four Story Interiors, gathered around one coffee table to share their styling tips with Noteworthy. The table, a family-friendly upholstered ottoman by Lee Industries, provided the perfect base for each designer to work their magic. Each styling approach confirmed just how easy it is […]

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A Bungalow Kitchen

Interior designer Riley Sittema brings life to a 1914 Dilworth bungalow through a harmonious blend of traditional finishes, oversized fixtures, vintage finds and statement art. Her design choices have created an interior that feels new and fresh yet some how uniquely gives a nod to the heritage and character of a hundred year old bungalow. […]

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Humor me for a moment and let us approach decorating from a whimsical perspective. Let’s talk about your story. Most commonly a decorating story is brought together through external experiences. Your travels, your family, your friends, your interests, your personality. All of these outside components are working together to form a unique narrative inside the […]

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