Dining Rooms

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We’re Showered With Design Awards

It was an amazing evening. I was shocked as my new business partner, Carmen Thomas and I, kept hearing my name over and over at the Design Excellence Awards by KC Magazine.  I am flattered beyond flattered and oh, so humbled. It is such a joy to have my work,...

New York Apartment, Before And After

There is nothing more fun to me than New York City.  The lights, the people, the design.  It is so exciting!These clients of ours wanted a fun and funky space.  Greens, blues and black...almost a mod look.  They needed a place other than the master bedroom for guest to...

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Swatch Botch? How To Choose Paint Colors

Dear Jill, I love the colorful rooms I see in magazines but when I try to imitate them I fall short.   My house now looks embarrassing. Should I just go all beige?  Help! - Leslie in Overland Park, KSBEFORE: From gold to a...AFTER: ...soft, jeweled turquoise.Hi...

The Pantone Color of 2010

By Jill Tran & Co.By Jill Tran & Co.By Jill Tran & Co.By Jill Tran & Co.It will no doubt be everywhere this year!  I love that it is fun and bright. Photo from Pantone-jillGot a comment?  Reaction?  Question?  Interior Design question...WWJD? (What Would Jill Do) Tell me what’s...

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2010 Color Forecast! Rich, Happy and Peaceful

With the excitement of a new year and all of the expectations that come with it, there is the wonderful anticipation for growth and change...fun change!  The most important space in our lives is our home and it should make us feel amazing.  For a little inspiration for changing...

Festive Red…Love For The Holidays!

There is nothing I love more than the rich, warm and festive color of red in a home.  While hard to design and work with, done right, it really can make a room so fun and fabulous.  I hope these rooms inspire you, too.  Why wait for the holidays...

A Table To Share

I cannot believe another Thanksgiving has come and gone!  My family and I had a lovely celebration right down to the centerpiece.  I promised I would share my table with you...The table (covered in my grandmother's tablecloth), was a hit as it overflowed sweet yummies and goodies.  Everyone had...