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Worn-out hardwood floor? Give it a fresh coat of paint

...lightly scuff that clear coat after it dries to help subsequent painted coats adhere. BOLD FLOOR, NEUTRAL WALLS: Interior designer Camila Pavone was ahead of the trend in painting her kitchen floor in 2010. The room previously had green walls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/2015-11-14/worn-out-hardwood-floor-give-i
Kids' books offer bedroom inspiration

...and used those colors in the fabrics, wall color" and furniture of a child's room, says Sheilah Michaels, an interior designer in Crozet, Va., who designed the room for the Charlottesville Design House a few years ago. She used the classic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-08-22/kids-books-offer-bedroom-inspiratio
Augusta veteran's widow aims to become advocate

...communications lineman ? but said fibromyalgia kept her from returning to a career as a general contractor and interior designer.She said without life insurance, which paid for two months of living expenses and outstanding debts, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-16/augusta-veterans-widow-a
Corporate trainer is on the move using financial literacy bus

...bus, just like a school bus. My husband, Roy, drove it straight to the mechanic. I was scared.I met with an interior designer, Quin Gwinn Interiors in Charlotte. Another individual I met on Craigslist, a carpenter, did all the woodwork...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-13/corporate-trainer-move-usi
Tricks, tools for organizing the kitchen

...kitchen into shape:DIVIDE AND CONQUER: Kitchens function best when divided into work zones, says Josee Berlin, an interior designer for Ikea USA. She cites three: storage (fridge/freezer/pantry), washing (sink/dishwasher) and cooking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-11/tricks-tools-organizing-kitchen
The Artside: Gala, Springfest usher in arts exhibits for the season

...special interest in figures and interesting places. Betsy Eisner, with a degree in housing and design, worked as an interior designer and bookseller. She specializes in small graphite drawings of old buildings and castles, recently adding watercolor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-04/artside-gala-springfe
Designers embrace 'the new feminine' decor

...menswear-inspired decorating was wildly popular. Interior designers hung sharply tailored draperies alongside furniture...we're starting to see fresh feminine spaces," says interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn, "regardless of who lives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-14/designers-embrace-new-feminine-deco
Ellen Cathleen Shirley - Benjamin Glen Wooditch

...University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design. Ellen is currently employed by Dickinson Architects as an Interior Designer in Augusta, Ga. Mr. Wooditch is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=CE000174159809
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Remodeling a kitchen on a budget is possible

...expensive and challenging, but you can make substantial changes with just the help of a painter and electrician, says interior designer Betsy Burnham, of Burnham Design in Los Angeles. If you're ready for even bigger changes, it's still possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-01-17/remodeling-kitchen-budget-possible
Shopgirl: Tory Burch's new book is amazing color story

...colors that inspire her.Scattered throughout the color families are interviews of business creators, the works of interior designers and artists she admires and much more. With a foreword written by none other than the inimitable Anna Wintour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-10-09/shopgirl-tor