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How I Work Best: The Easy Way to Decorate

My client's bag - this is no "grandma" of a client - even though she, like me, appreciates old classic antiques.   A few weeks ago I got a new client. She only wanted to decorate (not renovate) which was nice news to me as renovations involve a lot of people and time. She is renting an apartment while she decides if Charleston is for her (it seems to be!) and wants a charming place to live no matter where she is. We discussed finding her things that would be great anywhere, anytime. It's really all I want to do these days.  My attitude is that every piece should stand on its own - not be a part of a suite of furniture. This even goes for the fabrics (though I am sometimes weak when it comes to matching curtains, slipcovers and bedcovers.) The piece should just be it's own thing that you bring into the room. Then if you move, it will go nicely in another room. This client had a few decent upholstered pieces - a sofa and lounge chair, so we looked

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