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Display Name: Novice In Florida
Member Since: 3/6/08

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With the recent down turn of the American economy perhaps we should judge. Sadly this could be the new American Dream.


Apartment Therapy New York | Shipping Container Homes by PFNC Global Communities
9/26/08 12:14 PM

Looks great.


Apartment Therapy New York | House Tour: Lisa and Ryan Demo, Build, and Build Again!New York
8/13/08 10:19 AM

$600 & you still are basically sleeping on the floor.


Apartment Therapy New York | Matchbox Bed from CB2
8/4/08 12:11 PM

I voted for Jennifer and am glad she one. But this season all together was a disappointment. Had Matt own I won't have been hurt.

I didn't see the real challenge with the New Orleans makeovers. How difficult is it to make over a blank slate. Putting down flooring, painting the walls, & filling a room with furniture not so hard.


Apartment Therapy New York | HGTV's Design Star Season 3: And the winner is...Boston
8/4/08 12:05 PM

The red table is awesome!


Apartment Therapy New York | Conceptual Furniture DesignsBoston
7/31/08 10:35 AM

Oddly I kind of like it. I think it would be great for a little girls room or perhaps a interesting piece for someone who has a large foyer or entryway.


Apartment Therapy New York | Small-Space Sofa: Lila Jang's Canape
7/30/08 09:56 AM

Awesome!


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | Esther's Craft Closet Before and After
7/30/08 09:51 AM

There's just something not right with sticking an air mattress to the wall & calling it a headboard. I'm with LittleRock I think I could make my own for less $$$.


Apartment Therapy New York | BackDrop Upholstered Headboards at Kmart
7/30/08 06:31 AM

Honestly, I think HGTV is loosing faith in this show. They went from 12 designers in the original down to 9 this season. Plus no one really stands out this season. Give them six months with a experienced crew & a motivated producer and anyone of them could be a "Design Star". That being said I kinda hope Jennifer wins it.

Have to agree with Stellamystar...When is Top Design going to start on BRAVO?


Apartment Therapy New York | HGTV Design Star: The Kitchen EpisodeBoston
7/14/08 01:23 PM

This will be the first season that I've watched. With only nine competitors it will defiantly be a short run. Unless I see great designs by Michael I'm already hoping he'll be the first to go.

Does anyone know where I could find the brown sofa & matching chair that was in the "Hosting" challenge area? The sofa had a solid back with arms that curved down sharply. Maybe someone else saw & knows.


Apartment Therapy New York | Design Star 3: What Did You Think of the Premiere?
6/9/08 12:59 PM

Love your choice of colors. Glad to see someone using fresh flowers. You're definitely in my top three.


Apartment Therapy Chicago | Midwest #3 - Jessie's Town Street Studio
4/15/08 10:34 AM

WOW! This has to be one of the best! Great use of color & space. Great job.


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | Northwest #7: Shannon's Sumptuous Studio
4/15/08 10:04 AM

What a terrific floor plan. I love the color scheme. People are so afraid of white but they just have to remember it's a color to. Love the two white chairs in the corner. Reminds me of a 1950's cruise ship. Love the trunk as a coffee table. In 440 sq ft you have to incorporate storage no matter the aesthetic.

So many comments on the TV. I have no issue with it being over the fireplace. You hang artwork/mirrors over fireplaces. A flat screen TV is like artwork. It's just artwork that changes with every click of the remote. My only suggestion would be to center it on the mantel or possibly hang it on the wall.

Mostly...Great job. I'm jealous of that floor plan. Such CHARACTER!


Apartment Therapy New York | East #8: Trilby's New York Minute Retreat
4/11/08 08:11 AM

Love the rug! It's amazing that you've taken such a small space & made it appear so roomy. An inspiration.


Apartment Therapy Chicago | Midwest #2 - Lizzie's Cozy Chicago Hideaway
4/3/08 07:14 AM

I'm downsizing from 800 sq ft to 350 sq ft. Organization will be key...


Apartment Therapy New York | Thursday Giveaway: 3 Hrs of Organizing with The Clutter Cowgirl
3/28/08 11:26 AM

If you're really wanting the feel of an upscale hotel room wouldn't you want to make the bed more of the focal point. It there & there is no hiding it. So go with it.

Perhaps moving it to where the couch is now. Then turn the area in front of the bookcase into your sitting/living room. Essentially flip flopping the current bed & sofa configuration.

Once you get the layout down it all about the accessories to make it chic. Good luck.


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | SF Good Questions: Help the Layout of My Studio Apartment!
3/6/08 05:57 AM