Author: Teri Clar

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Incorporating Salvaged Materials Into Your Home Décor

I absolutely love using anything random, unique and one-of-a-kind in my home and in my clients’ homes. Salvaged materials are perfect for this. They show wear in an interesting way, or they’ve been repurposed into something no one else could have....

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D.C.-Area Creatives to Call On

Anyone reading these blog posts has a basic interest in their home — and everything that goes into warming up your home, personalizing it, filling it in and making it unique. Sometimes this task gets big … and overwhelming. Whether you’re hiring...

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Creating a Home Office That Really Works

There is a new and wonderful wave of young entrepreneurs in the D.C. area. I love being able to consider myself a  part of it, and I feel like D.C. is finally ready to embrace this generation of innovative, creative...

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Creating a Contemporary, Mid-Century Modern Look at Home

It’s the style that everyone wants today. It’s everywhere. It’s fun and quirky, vintage yet modern, and shockingly very comfortable despite the small-scale of many mid-century modern pieces. Mid-century. The middle of the century. 1900 to 1999. So, 1930s to...

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House Party

I recently attended a wedding celebration for my cousin and his new wife. Being back together with my huge (huge as in 40+ cousins) family has only reminded me more of how loud, entertaining, and FUN they are. When we...

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Color Games

One of my most requested projects from clients is a color consultation. It is one of the first steps to a home re-style so it’s totally overwhelming when you aren’t used to it. If you have a large room, or many...

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For the Love of Interior Design

How often do you hear the words, “I LOVE that chair!” OK, maybe you don’t hear it that often, but I certainly do with my occupation. If it’s not that chair, it’s that rug, or that color, or that pillow....

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A Designer’s Job

While sitting here thinking of which topic to write about next for Apartment Showcase, I undoubtedly cannot redirect my focus towards anything other than the project that I am currently working on, and currently also very excited about! Now, normally I don’t...