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Featured on HGTV’s Flip or Flop | Contemporary Coastal Classic

Darcy Kempton HGTV's Flip or Flop Simply Stunning Spaces

“While Flip or Flop’s resident designer, Christina Anstead, was away on maternity leave, Tarek from HGTV’s Flip or Flop was in need of some design help on his Newport Beach flip. Simply Stunning Spaces Principal Designer, Darcy Kempton, was called in to be the guest designer on Tarek’s ‘Million-Dollar Cookie Cutter’ Project and she did…

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Project Spotlight | Classic Elegance in Scripps Ranch

Classic Elegance in Scripps Ranch Simply Stunning Spaces

This 2018 project was the epitome of classic elegance. We livened up the classic neutrals of this home with rich navy blues and gold accents. Some of our favorite aspects of this project were the intricate kitchen backsplash, hood, and the fully custom tea room. Check out how we transformed this home below! Before: The…

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Interior Design Trends Fall 2019

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While we always strive to create timeless designs for our Simply Stunning Spaces clients, it’s fun to incorporate some current trends into their homes as well. Some Interior Design Trends for Fall 2019 that are on our radar are boldly patterned backsplashes, pops of color against white palettes, and biophilia.  Bold Patterned Backsplash Adding a…

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Mid-Century Modern | La Jolla

Mid Century Modern Home La Jolla Simply Stunning Spaces

Mid-Century Modern is one of our favorite design styles! With origins in the 1940s-1960s this design style was heavily influenced by iconic designers of the era such as Frank Lloyd Wright & Charles Eames. Our favorite aspects of the mid-century modern style are the open floorplans, floor to ceiling windows, and the use of organic…

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How to Create Your Interior Design Budget

Interior Design Budget | Simply Stunning Spaces

Never start shopping without a well-defined budget! Without a pre-planned budget, it’s easy to get off track and overspend on items when you could’ve saved. Taking the time to do some careful planning and a lot of research will help assure you’re spending your decorating dollars wisely. Don’t worry, we’re here to help, here’s a…

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Basic Principals of Interior Design

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Hey everyone, Darcy K here! It’s been a while since I sat down and wrote for the blog, so I thought I’d do a little refresher on some of the basic principals of interior design. Today, I’m going to briefly cover focal points, balance, scale and proportion, and flow. Whether you’re brand new to design…

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Project Spotlight | Modern Coastal Farmhouse

Modern Coastal Farmhouse Simply Stunning Spaces

Our Hill St. project was by far one of our favorite and most accomplished projects to date. From the bare bones of new build construction to a magazine-worthy modern coastal farmhouse home, this project was one for the books! A few of our most noteworthy details in this project are the customized kitchen range hood…

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