Maria DeCotiis Interior Design Blog

At Home, In Style

Inspiration and insights for living an elevated life at home.

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Do you swoon over the Met Gala’s couture as much as I do? Watching celebrities swish down the red carpet…

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Whether you’re considering a custom new build or large renovation, having an interior designer is a huge advantage for creating…

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Wallpaper can work wonders in spaces large and small. From luxurious jewel-box powder rooms to cozy yet sophisticated bedrooms, this…

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You’re ready to start the adventure of building and furnishing a custom home, and you couldn’t be more excited. You…

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5 individual design elements that can add up to living spaces that really feel unique, special, and totally put-together.

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The best time to think about furnishing your new home is when you are talking to your interior designer and architect about the floor plan of the home, maybe even before you get to this point.

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Every project starts with a design consultation. Here’s what you can expect and how to prepare…

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What do interior designers do every day? To take you inside our daily lives — and show you how we can support your next project — I’m breaking down each step of the design process, including the 5 most common design myths and what really happens behind the scenes. Get ready to see a whole different world than the one on social media…

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Maria DeCotiis Interior Designer Refined Luxury Holiday Style

For me, part of making this season special (other than the company we keep) is setting the scene. Decorating our home to feel festive and exciting. Dressing up to show our favourite people the importance of the occasion. This is all part of making the season fun, memorable, and beautiful. 

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Did you know that building a custom home can take up to two years? That might sound like a long time, but it is well worth the end result: creating a home that supports your daily lifestyle and brings your family together beautifully.

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