Author Archives | Becky Freeman

Area Rugs | Fibers: The Cons

November 10, 2011

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Interior designer and mentor Becky Freeman shares the cons of area rug fibers. Why you may not want these area carpets Wool- Wool doesn’t come cheap. Especially when a piece is made from 100% wool fibers. Moths! They LOVE wool just as much as we do. If you decide to store your rug, take extra …MORE

Area Rugs | Fibers: The Pros

November 9, 2011

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Professional Interior Designer and Mentor Becky Freeman simplifies “the pros” or upside to fibers commonly used in area rugs in this two part series on area rug pros and cons! Why you want these in your home Wool- The fiber in wool is highly elastic, so the weight from furniture and foot traffic erases easily, …MORE

Space Planning | Three Rooms in One

September 7, 2011

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Multifunction Elevation Drawings Office Bar Becky Freeman Interior Design

Becky Freeman, Principal of Becky Freeman Interior Design explores how to create three rooms in one out of 180 square feet as she “shows and tells” with  floor plans and elevations from a real life project. Multifunction space planning at it’s best! In my client’s original floor plan, this long and narrow room, dividing the …MORE

Master Ensuite Floor Plans | Two

August 29, 2011

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Mentor Becky Freeman, Principal of Becky Freeman Interior Design takes a closer look at a bath renovation with a sneak peak at the master ensuite floor plan and elevations. You get to be a fly on the wall and see what she did! In this project, my client was hungry for a lux bathroom with …MORE

Get the Most from the Client Designer Relationship

May 9, 2011

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  Mentor Becky Freeman, Principal of Becky Freeman Interior Design, shares her checklist on how to get the most from the client designer relationship ! 1. GREAT COMMUNICATION. Collect clippings from magazines of products and/or rooms that you like and would like to replicate. This is one of the most effective ways to communicate your …MORE

How to Successfully Hire an Interior Designer

May 9, 2011

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  Mentor Becky Freeman, Principal of Becky Freeman Interior Design, shares her checklist on how to successfully interview and hire an interior designer for your project! 1.  Ask to see the interior designer’s portfolio (*sometimes this is conveniently located on their company’s website) but remember…the examples are of other people’s homes, not yours and may not reflect …MORE