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Options to a Wood Burning Fireplace – gas or electric?

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Burr, the nights are starting to get a chill in the air and we’re starting to think about that first Fall fire and how mesmerizing the dancing flames can be. I love the smell of a wood burning fire, but there are other options you may want to consider. If chopping wood, or purchasing a…

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Design Inspirations from Monte Carlo

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Traveling always expands my design consciousness and inspiration is at every turn. New ways to create magic for my clients. This summer I had the opportunity to visit Monte Carlo – the land of the rich and famous. Let me share with you some of the highlights. Monte Carlo Is A True Inspiration Monte Carlo…

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What Paint Finish/Stain is Best For Your Kitchen Cabinets?

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You’ve tackled the difficult part of a kitchen renovation – selecting the new cabinets, appliances, counter tops and backsplash. Whew! You thought you were done! Now for the details, the little nuances that change a project from “OK” to “WOW!” Here are 6 Paint/Stain Finishes to consider when selecting your kitchen cabinets: 1. Hi-Gloss Pros:…

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What are the Different Options for Kitchen Countertops?

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Choosing the perfect kitchen counter top can be confusing with so many options. Check out the pros & cons of the top kitchen countertop materials to help you select the right one for your lifestyle. In the past, the choices were easier – Marble or Granite. But the industry has made available so many other…

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Kitchen Renovations – Another Option to Incorporating a Center Island

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Kitchen banquettes can add a cozy seating option as well as extend the cooking counter space as an alternative design to a center island. Many kitchens are designed with perimeter counters and a center island. The center island serves as two functions – additional cook prep space and with pull-up bar stools, a casual place…

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Why Hire An Interior Designer?

Reasons to Hire an Interior Designer - Susan Marocco Interiors

Most of us know what we want as we consider designing our homes; to create a comfortable environment to come home to, plop down on the cozy couch and enjoy the serenity our home provides. So simple, right… Hmmm, maybe not. We all feel we can pull together a few sofas, chairs, coffee table, lamp…

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Cooking with the Parisians

I recently had a wonderful opportunity to take a hands on cooking class in Paris. What a wonderful way to immerse yourself into their food and culture! My design inspiration comes from so many different area’s, and this was just one more. A full days outing. First the small group of 8 met and was…

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From Ordinary to Glam

Susan Marocco Interiors Bathroom Remodel Tile

Recently I had the pleasure of working once again with a client I had worked with many years ago when she was building and furnishing her home. She has since moved, and I was delighted to help her re-model her Master Bath. This is where we started. My client wanted to update her Master Bath…

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Not Your Grandmother’s Chair

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Do you have a sofa or chair that you love the design but have grown tired of the fabric? Or perhaps you’ve inherited your beloved Grandmother’s chair. It’s sentimental for all of the obvious reasons, but that floral fabric has GOT to go! So what are the factor’s that make it worthwhile to re-upholster instead…

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From Our Home To Yours, Happy Thanksgiving!

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At this time of year, we reflect on how fortunate we are to be able to work with such wonderful clients, suppliers and friends. We are grateful for our progress and success. At Susan Marocco Interiors we wish you and all of your loved ones a bountiful Thanksgiving. We look forward to collaborating with you…

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