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    Project In Process: Interior Wisdom
    March 28, 2014 in Before & After, Commercial Office, Inspiration | 11 comments

    We have been working this year on the interior design of a women’s retail clothing store.  It is a locally owned, one of a kind and it is going to be awesome!  I am really excited about how cool it is going to be.

    For example, our lighting is going to look like this:

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    Wallpaper like this:

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    Mirrors like this:

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    Millwork like this:

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    Cash Wrap like this:

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    Maybe you can start to get the picture.  I can’t wait for it all to go in.  But, you know what put the biggest smile on my face to date?  This:

    bible verse on framing

    “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians)

    bible verse on supports

    This one is a little harder to read ”In all toil there is profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty” (Proverbs).  The woodwork is filled with Bible verses to inspire.  I first heard about this concept when I read Leah Richardson’s book: Interior Wisdom.

    interior wisdom by leah richardson

    She talks about writing Bible verses on the interiors of her client’s homes before the sheet rock goes up.  I thought it was a really neat idea, but then it slipped my mind.  How cool that my client thought to do that as well.  Establishing a firm foundation for your business is always a great idea.  And, I know she has strong faith, because this is what the house/future retail boutique looked like the first time I saw it:

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    This was the interior, seriously.  Talk about vision on our client’s part!

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    So, great progress is being made and the plan is for a grand opening in July.  The original architecture of the home is being maintained.

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    The interiors pretty much had to be gutted, but the exterior footprint stays the same.

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    We will be sure to share final photos once the store is open for business.  I can tell you, I am going to be one of the first customers in line to support this local business.  I’ll be sure to share the details so you can be, too!