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Diane’s Thoughts

Whole-House Remodeling Project

Homeowners' Wishes Become My Goals My clients were a couple who bought a new home in the location they wanted. They knew the whole house needed remodeling. Their blended family includes six adult children. They wanted to achieve a large addition for a dining room,...

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Remodeled Home For A Single Man

My client, a retired California contractor, bought this 1970s rental home at the base of Mt. Hood because he loves outdoor activities with his two dogs. His #1 priority was to make the home brighter and more cheerful, while updating everything. What follows is a...

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Accessory Dwelling Unit For Parents

Accessory Dwelling Units Can Provide Good Quality of Life Sisters in Dundee, Oregon contacted me because I'm a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist, although they didn't know what a C.A.P.S. designer normally does to improve the quality of life for residents. I learned...

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Thanksgiving Prayer and Blessings

Thanksgiving week, 1974.   It was the Monday before Thanksgiving. I had made the choice to move from Portland to San Francisco right after Labor Day, to start a new chapter of my life. It didn't take long to become acquainted with people at work, at my new...

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A Professional Designer Is Easy To Find

A Professional Designer Will Help you In Many Ways The right professional designer knows where to find the products that reflect your personal taste, products that are compatible with your home. He or she can help you fit each product into your budget priorities....

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