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Our Design Guide will take you through the basics of design, and assists in developing a strategy of your own. 

We provide a wealth of info, and tons of bedroom design ideas to assist in your own decorating projects, and lead you to the resources available for all aspects of your project.

Use our guide to explore design principles, create color schemes, and compare styles.  Then search through our wide array of links and resources for home furnishings, decorative accessories and home services to complete your vision. 

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by Cheryl Miles Bassett, Owner/Principle Designerby Cheryl Miles Bassett, Owner/Principle Designer

Hi! I'm Cheryl, I create exclusive spaces for your home or small business in the DFW area or anywhere through Online Design Services With over twenty years of experience we provide the unique decor of your dreams.           

"Any space where you live or work, should make you happy and content.  Be delighted about your space, and enjoy it for many years to come!"

How to achieve the Kitchen of your dreams . . .


Consider how you use your Kitchen

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  • Is this a place where you spend a lot of time? 
  • Do you prepare meals daily for your family?
  • Or, maybe it's where to have a cup of  coffee?
  • If you are a gourmet chef, go for all the bells and whistles.
  • Choose components according to your needs.  


Develop your Kitchen Plan . . .

  • The all important kitchen plan will provide you with the most function. 
  • The kitchen work triangle - the spacing between the sink, refrigerator and stove, is the basis for all kitchen plans, large or small.

  • This spacing illustrates convenience, and the size of this triangle can determine the efficiency of your kitchen.
  • Consider the amount of steps you must take to prepare a meal.
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  • Keeping this work triangle in mind will guide to the best layout for your kitchen plan.
  • Place appliances and your sink first, allowing for the best possible connections for water, gas, etc.
  • Additional cabinetry and/or a pantry gives more storage.
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More Components . . .

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  • An island or peninsula add extra storage and eating as your space allows. 
  • Upper cabinetry can be placed on available wall space. For a cleaner look use fewer uppers, adding open shelving. This creates an opportunity for more accents. Colorful kitchenware, as well as decorative items definitely enhance your kitchen decor.
  • This creates a great look, especially in an open floor plan.
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Open Concept Kitchens . . .

  • Open concept kitchens are a combination of several areas into one cohesive space. A Great Room comprised of a Family Room Area, a Casual Dining Area, as well as a Kitchen.
  • Color and style should coordinate with all these adjoining areas, giving you a beautiful, and comfortable space for your family to enjoy.
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Use our Design Guide, and all these tips to enhance your  decor. 

Or, if you are completely baffled, we will be delighted to create your exclusive space.

 Click here to: Request a  Consultation today to begin your Vision! 

Use our Design Guide, and all these tips to enhance your  decor'. Or, if you are completely baffled, we will be delighted to create your exclusive space. Click here to:

 Request a  Consultation today to begin your Vision! 

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