Designer Q&A: Ask Me Anything! (and Win Free Stuff...)

by Redefinehome

Designer Q&A with Linsi Brownson


Hey everyone, it’s my first time writing here on Curbly so I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Linsi Brownson, I’m an interior designer and owner of the online boutique Redefine HomeToday I’m here for a little designer Q&A session. Send me your questions, anything from how to pair your grandmother’s antique settee with your contemporary home to creative uses for everyday objects. I’ll answer these in a follow up post next week.

 

Please leave me your question(s) in the comments. Make sure to include a photo (or a link to one) where possible. If I choose your question to the answer next week, Curbly will send you a free copy of all three of their "Make It!" eBooks ($30 value)!

My design philosophy is all about creating a home that is curated rather than decorated.

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Luxury for Less: 14 Valentine's Day Gifts for Her

by DIY Maven

Luxury for Less: 14 Valentine's Day Gifts for Her

The best reaction you can get from your sweetie after she has opened her Valentine's gift is a squeal with delight. This roundup of affordable luxury includes such things that will surely produce the desired reaction and all are $100 or less. 

We're gonna start with one of the big guns: Tiffany. Don't hyperventilate. Tiffany DOES sell items that won't break the bank. They actually have a $100 or less selection on their website. Case in point...

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Luxury Kitchen Ideas for Less

by DIY Maven

luxury kitchen design 2010 10 Luxury Kitchen Ideas For Fraction of the Price

Luxury kitchens are almost expected these days. Certainly in new construction. Ditching your digs to get the look you want isn't necessarily necessary. A few clever--and inexpensive--updates here and there can do wonders. Take these for example:

  1. Instead of replacing your laminate countertop, how about opting for a granite top overlay? It's less expensive, and only you will know it cost half the price.

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For Sale: Lance Armstrong's Texas Ranch

by DIY Maven

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We all know you can tell a lot about a person by the way he or she chooses to decorate his or her house. What Lance Armstrong's house suggests is that he's the kind of person who likes order and doesn't tolerate b.s. It also suggests that he appreciates luxury of the masculine sort. I wonder if the furnishings are included in the price tag...which was just reduced to 10.5 million.

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13 of the Most Luxurious Bath Products Out There

by DIY Maven

The latest trend for bathrooms is turning them into private spas. As you can imagine, the transformation can be rather spendy. Here’s just some items that scream ‘spa’ as well as ‘I have enough disposable income to splurge on stuff like this.’

Translucent Bathtub from Jason International, $10,800.

13 of the Most Luxurious Bath Products Out There

Art Deco Mirrored Vanity by Maitland-Smith.

Programmable Shower from Kohler.

Illuminated Faucet from KWC America by designer Bruno Sacco

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