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Extend Your Living Space: 8 Ways to Bring Indoor Style to Your Outdoor Oasis

We all want our yards to feel like a natural extension of our homes, but it can be hard to accomplish if you’re unprepared. From which materials to pick to whether or not an outdoor kitchen is for you, you’re not alone in the decision struggle. These are eight of the best ways to bring…

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Luxury Redefined: High-End Renovation Materials

Luxury Redefined: High-End Renovation Materials Luxury is one of the least measurable yet most desirable things you can add to a property. Not only will it add value and a return on your investment, but it will also make living there more pleasurable.¬† Some countless styles and materials can get you close to luxury, but…

Alta Vista - Texas interior design | remodeling job featuring bold blue colors and wallpaper selections in a home on Alta Vista Ave. | Austin, texas

Alta Vista

Our Alta Vista clients were willing to take a deep dive into bold colors, paneling details, and striking wallpaper selections.¬† The contrast in each room captures the attention of any spectator, and who doesn’t love a peacock pattern? Remodeling isn’t for the faint of heart, and this project had its fair share of frustrations for…

Allandale - interior design Austin | a master bathroom redesign with a white color palette in the Allandale neighborhood in Austin, Texas | austin, texas

Allendale

Thinking outside the box was the key for this master bathroom. The main criteria set by the client was to keep the existing tub location, which was under the only bathroom window. Everything else was reconfigured to create a spacious shower area to include the tub, a substantial increase in counter space, and an enclosed…

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Bryker Woods

Aesthetically, the clients desired a bright and inviting space with a hint of character.¬† We achieved this by mixing chrome and brass finishes, white cabinets with a blue island, and a custom live edge dining table made locally in Austin Texas.¬† The original kitchen had a compact layout with minimal work surface area, which underutilized…

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Courtyard

This remodeled bathroom was the #1 most popular bathroom photo in 2018 on Houzz!¬† This eclectic guest bathroom combines brass elements with a hexagon theme, inspired by the original shower window. The flooring is a picket tiffany blue and white tile, paired with a white honed picket shower wall tile. The navy blue vanity adds…

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Westview

A well-curated home of furniture creates a charming and comfortable environment. Our client desired furnishing selections with character and distinction, so the elements within this home complement rather than match one another. Two rugs layered together, a mix of colors and materials, and greenery to add the finishing touch. Photography: Brian Cole Posts navigation ←…

Northwest Balcones - interior design austin | kitchen with a white color palette and blue kitchen island - home in Northwest Balcones | austin, texas

Northwest Balcones

Kitchens with 45 degree angles give us nightmares. We truly enjoy right angles, and thankfully so did our clients. We reoriented the entire kitchen to make this more suitable for our client’s needs, removing their 45 degree angles. They also wanted a larger pantry and we made it accessible from the walkway to the dining…

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Shore Condominium

Remodeling a condominium comes with its own unique set of limitations, such as overall footprint and structural support for the building itself, but here at Etch we like to see these as creative outlets where we are challenged to think outside the box.¬† In this case, we took the liberty to create an island for…

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Constructing A Commercial Building

A Step-By-Step Guide To Constructing A Commercial Building Starting a commercial building project is like conducting an orchestral performance of engineering, architecture, and a creative vision. Think about a blank canvas where blueprints are transformed into spaces that serve a variety of companies and neighborhoods. However, the opportunity in this segment is huge, with the…

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How Interior Design Apps Empower Commercial Property Owners

How Interior Design Apps Empower Commercial Property Owners As a commercial property owner, the secret to elevating your space lies at your fingertips, quite literally. Enter the world of interior design apps, a technological boon that’s transforming the face of property design. These apps are more than just a trend; they’re a key shift in…

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Check out the recent Redfin article we were featured in: 16 Living Room Remodel Tips to Design Your Perfect Space A living room remodel can take many forms, from a simple refresh to a complete gut job. Whether you‚Äôre simply painting your walls in an apartment in Phoenix, AZ, or doing a complete makeover in…

Tranquil Grey Bedroom Ideas

  When it comes to design, grey is without a doubt the go-to neutral to choose for your bedroom. Grey, in all its shades, has been dominating the home decor scene in recent years with grey winning Pantone of the year last year. From softer, more delicate greys, to dramatic dark greys, or warmer red…

How to Maintain a Stylish and Chic Home with Kids

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix   Many people would say that you can’t have kids and a beautiful home simultaneously. Daily wear and tear, stains, and scratches become the reality of almost every home with kids. That’s why many parents fear getting nice things for their homes. However, that doesn’t need to be entirely true. It’s…

Easy Home Renovation Tips and Ideas for Empty Nesters

Contributed by Cassandra Rosa   The term “empty nester” refers to a parent or parents who have children that have recently left home. Most children move out when they attend college, get married, or simply decide to head out into the world on their own. This newfound freedom can be exciting for parents, but it…

How to Relax and Work in your own home

Contributed by Ted James Owner, TED KNOWS MONEY As more people start to work remotely, it’s becoming increasingly common for homes to serve many purposes. Statistics show that¬†over a third¬†of U.S. households reported working home more frequently in 2021. Working from home can have significant benefits, but it can also present some challenges. Thankfully, there…

Spring Clean your Interior Design – 5 ways to Freshen up your Home

  As the days begin to lengthen and winter transitions into spring, the optimism and hope of the new season is hard to ignore. And while spring cleaning tends to get the most attention, it’s also a great time to revamp our home d√©cor a little too. Nothing feels better than dusting off the cobwebs…

How to Decorate your Rental Property on a Budget

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix Living in a rental doesn’t mean that you have to feel like you live in someone else’s home. Instead, you should feel as welcome and cozy as possible. And while there is the debate about whether or not you should be investing in someone else’s property, you don’t need a lot…

5 different interior design styles to get inspired by

While the interior design profession and industry have existed for just over 100 years, its process has existed for as long as humans have been creating homes and decorating them, which is essentially since the dawn of time. It can be exciting when you decide to redesign and decorate your home. It can also be…

Interior design hacks to reduce anxiety and improve wellbeing at home

Our homes are our safe havens, the place we go to rest, recuperate, and relax at the end of the day. Homes can have a fundamental effect on not just our mental health, but our physical health too. Everything from the color of a wall, or the art we display, to the amount of clutter…

6 Dated Home Decor Trends That Are Making a Comeback

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix Fashion design and design, in general, are actually not as innovative as one would think. Trends that we sometimes believe are new often prove to be just a revival of something that was “in” in the past. Speaking of old home decor trends making a comeback, we’ve recently noticed that six…

Home decor tips for a Modern Living Room

  From entertaining friends to cozy movie nights and work from home days, you undoubtedly spend a lot of time in your living room. It is easily the most important room in your home! Especially when it concerns design. A living room is often the first room we decorate and the one we switch up…

2022 interior design trends

  As we welcome a brand new year, we think, not only, about our own internal changes but also those changes outside of us too. Our homes are an extension of who we are, and with this new year comes change! Much needed change. 2022 brings interior design trends that are all about reclaiming spaces…

A Guide to Elegant Holiday Home Decor

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix   It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! This means – it’s time for new home decor. It’s time to¬†prepare your home for colder days¬†and the most beloved holiday. However, because 2021 has not been a typical year, it may require some decor upgrades. Instead of the usual brightly colored…

Interior Design Tips to Re-Design your Master Bedroom

A master bedroom should be your private, personal getaway. Your home within your home. A serene sanctuary that expresses who you are.If you’re looking to transform your space, here are our top tips for creating change that will last. Focus on Subtle¬†Colors¬† Opt for serene shades, that help to create a soothing and tranquil energy…

Must-Haves for Your Dream Home

  You’ve dreamed of it, you’ve pictured it, and now it’s time! You get to design your dream home. But where do you start? Creating your perfect space is a personal journey, it can feel very freeing designing a home that is perfectly attuned to you. However, one person’s dream may be another person’s nightmare!…

The Interior Design Rule That Will Help You Create Your Dream House

Today, we want to share with you a rule that we use in interior design that’s going to be really helpful to you if you want to change things up in your home and upgrade your interior without going under big construction. This is the rule of three. It’s a simple, easily applicable rule yet…

5 mistakes to avoid when designing a guest bedroom

You have a spare bedroom or maybe your kids left the house and now it’s time to transform their room into a guest room. It’s such a nice feature to have in your home to welcome and invite friends and family to stay at your place. But there are 5 mistakes you’ll want to avoid…

How Rearranging Your Furniture Can Improve Your Life

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix Editor at US Pro¬† Warehouse Rearranging your furniture is the easiest way to refresh your home and give it a new look. The best part is, it’s completely free. However, not only will your home feel brand new – rearranging your furniture can improve your life. If you are wondering how,…

Organize and Style Your Shelves

¬† Then lets get started!     Before anything else, make sure to only keep what you really want to display. Too often, we end up with too many books and decorative objects that we don’t really need, and that only creates an overwhelming effect. Once you have picked only the thing you really enjoy…