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Icing on the Cake

Often we receive referrals from remodeling contractors, for which we are very grateful.  The contractor will have just completed doing a beautiful remodel, and the client isn’t sure what to do with the shiny, new empty space.  At that point the contractor will refer the clients to Emery and Associates because they know that we […]

My Big Fat Kitchen Remodel: LET THERE BE LIGHT! (and cabinets)

I’m skipping over showing pictures of our terrific contractor, Jay Grimstad, at Winter Hill Construction, moving our back door so that it lines up with the French doors opposite, giving us space to put an additional counter.  I’m also skipping over the sheetrocking portion of the remodel, mainly because the sheet rock guys sealed off […]

Art in the Pearl #1

For the past six months I’ve been working on a condo at Tanner Place in the Pearl District. The clients are major art collectors, and have always lived in very contemporary spaces, so it was my challenge to integrate their collection of contemporary art into a space that included very traditional elements, such as dark cherry […]

The Dog Did WHAT?

It didn’t seem all that many years ago that we had re-decorated the clients’ family room with lots of sunny oranges and yellows–they wanted a warm, Tuscan feeling.  Then, the dog chewed up the sofa upholstery, and they decided they were ready for a totally new look.  Time to call Emery & Associates. I was […]

Tricks for Transformation

A busy professional couple had been living in their 1920s Colonial home for 15 years. They were ready for a change, their children were now old enough (teenagers), and they didn’t know where to begin, so they called Emery & Associates.  Their beautiful windows were hidden by Roman shades; their furniture was good quality, but […]

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