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Laguna Blue Beach Table Decor
By:
Courtney Thomas
May 26, 2021
On a recent walk-thru, a client pointed out all the areas of her house she felt needed to be addressed and why. When she paused, I asked her to show me her favorite place in the house and tell me why she loved it. She...
Flintridge Bookstore Design
By:
Sareen Armenian
May 04, 2021
Located on Foothill Boulevard just across from Sprouts is the family owned bookstore, Flintridge Bookstore. Lenora and Peter have been passionate and committed members of this community, providing those of all ages a simple yet vital joy: books. As parents of 5 children, they wanted...
Oh So Spanish Family Room Interior Design
By:
Courtney Thomas
April 14, 2021
Who said a bedroom suite had to stay a bedroom suite? This room certainly didn’t. When homeowner needs and lifestyle changes require a new approach, spaces need to adapt. What we need from our homes now isn’t what we needed in the days of formal...
Ladys Office Interior Desk Design
By:
Courtney Thomas
March 16, 2021
It was a dressing room before it became a home office; it was a pass-through before it became a quiet place to work. It’s companion space is an upstair’s family room that was once a bedroom. The adjacent bathroom was yellow, very yellow. If you...
Ctd Cookies Logo Design
By:
Sareen Armenian
January 20, 2021
Brief Introduction by CTD: JAM Bakery is elevating our gift-giving game. We have been adding their customized, CTD-logo cookies to our client, vendor and partner gift boxes with huge success. Their cookies are so delicious and creative most people won’t share them when asked (ahem,...
La Cañada Family Friendly Living Room Design
By:
Courtney Thomas
December 08, 2020
Remember that “roped off” room just off the entry with the “don’t touch” fabrics, antique coffee table and wallpaper that made you dizzy if you looked at it for too long? It was the formal living room and it’s transformed in look many times over...
Restaurant Outdoor Patio
By:
Sareen Armenian
November 27, 2020
Here at CTD, we’re introducing four different blog series that we hope will share insights into the world of design, introduce our favorite resources and local businesses and help prepare you for the journey of transforming your home and designing its potential   … all...
Pasadena Smart Touch Faucet 1
By:
Courtney Thomas
November 02, 2020
Back in 2015, Julie and I traveled to Las Vegas for the combined KBIS/IBS trade show (Kitchen and Bath and International Builder Show) and the Las Vegas Market (furnishings). It was our first trade show event and after two and a half days of non-stop...
Our Playful Plaid Pub Fireplace Design
By:
Courtney Thomas
October 14, 2020
Basements are not terribly common in California homes. Subterranean in this state makes us a little squeamish (earthquakes and all) and, of course, why build ‘rec’ rooms and extra space downstairs away from the natural light when we have twelve month access to the outdoors? ...
Office interior design of La Cañada's Courtney Thomas Design
By:
Courtney Thomas
September 30, 2020
You just got off the phone with your Mom. She’s coming to see you at Thanksgiving…and staying until New Years. You put aside the scary thoughts about the duration of her visit and think about all the house projects you’ve been meaning to tackle. Can...
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