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Residential Design
Whether your walls are expansive or small, there's no better way to gussy 'em up than a gallery wall. But when you've got dozens of pieces and parts staring you down, getting them up in a cohesive fashion can seem like a very tall order- but it doesn't have to be. We've got Cat's tips...
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We get a great many questions from folks about what all we do at CFD. There are so many answers! But a lot of it comes down to Custom Design. As a Full-Service Design Firm, our work is a little different than what you might see at other places (and we think that's a good...
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Easy Ways to Improve Your Outdoor Space - Cat French Design
Spring and summer are the prime time for outdoor living, at least here in NC. But wherever you happen to be, we’re hoping the weather is turning nice in your neck of the woods as well. Family time, relaxing time, or (these days) even an alternative WFH spot-  there is so much wonderful-ness about having...
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The CFD team is so excited to announce that we are launching CFD Live: Design in Real-Time. This new line of services includes a full range of options- all completely virtual.
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Year-round waterfront living is the stuff of dreams, y’all – especially when it comes to this custom Lakehouse Redesign project. Last week, we introduced you to this glorious space, and now we can’t wait to bring you in on even more of the color story, textures, and unique finishes that brought this home design to...
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When we look back at this incredible Lakehouse Redesign project, we can't help but wish we were there right now. Life at the lake is even sweeter when the inside is just as beautiful as the out. With a multi-room custom redesign, this space became the perfect balance of charming, modern, and serene.
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Screen Porch Living and Dining - Catherine French Design
We put those final touches on this blissful Porch & outdoor living space, we got to do the thing we love most- making a homeowner's dream come true.
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Winter is the time for reading. The shorter days and chilly nights – yes, even here in NC – make you want to curl up and dive into a good book. It’s one of those small things you give yourself. What goes along with that, of course, is having the proper reading environment. More than...
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5 Elements for an Amazing Entryway
I find that often the entryway is this small, hardworking space that we breeze right through when we come home, shedding all of the stuff from the day. Depending on your layout, you may be limited to how much you can do by your main entryway, in my case my front door. At a minimum...
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Let’s spend a minute talking about creating some good foundations. I’m talking all about that base, about that base… layer… the rug. One of the biggest design mistakes I see is a too-small rug floating in the middle of a big room. Making your space feel large and luxurious, or centered and grounded, can all...
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