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5 Problems You’re Likely to Encounter During a Renovation

October 1, 2021
You’ve dreamed of renovating a home that will feel like a luxurious escape from the craziness of the outside world. You did what you do best (outsourcing like a boss) and pulled together your dream…
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How the Pandemic Has Changed the Way We Renovate

September 24, 2021
2020. Four numbers that say so much. It was a year that dramatically changed the way we live and caused disruptions in our lives. Whether you took Zoom calls from your bedroom or scrolled TikTok la…
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What Questions Should You Ask Your Interior Designer Before Hiring?

September 17, 2021
If you’re looking for an interior designer, you’ve probably asked your friends for referrals, browsed through Houzz, or typed “interior designers close to me” and stalked a few online. Once you fin…
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5 Things Designers Always Splurge on in Their Own Homes

September 10, 2021
Did you know there are some features designers will nearly always invest in for their own homes… even if it’s a rental? It’s true. In fact, two Coddington team members recently ordered the same cus…
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6 Interior Design Tips that Save You More Time at Home

September 3, 2021
If you’re a high-achiever like us, you’re always looking to save time. You get your groceries delivered. A nanny helps with school pickups and drop offs. Next-day shipping ensures the kids smile on…

A Love Letter to our Clients

August 13, 2021
Image: Coddington Design’s California Casual Nantucket project/David Duncan Livingston Photography To our beloved, cherished clients: we want to say “Thank You.” Thank you for bringing us into your…
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6 Ways We’re Different From Your Last Interior Designer

August 5, 2021
Have you ever worked with a designer you couldn’t wait to say goodbye to? Awk-ward. We’ve had several new clients tell us horror stories about their previous design experiences. All I can say to th…

New Ways you can Work With Us: Pay by the Room or the Hour

July 8, 2021
Design credit: Ginny Macdonald We love pulling back the curtain on the mysterious and sometimes secretive world of interior design. Did you know that we offer virtual design consultations at a lowe…
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A Designer’s Guide to Moving into a New Home

July 1, 2021
For most of us, moving is a double-edged sword. On one hand, you’re excited to secure more space, lock in your kid’s spot in a new school district, relocate for that work promotion, or be closer to…
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One Room for a Flat Fee in One Month? Yes, please!

June 24, 2021
You probably know that many big box decorating companies have insanely low prices. Did you know that they charge so little for the decorating service because their revenue model is based on affilia…

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