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Got a design question?

Do you have a design dilemma that you need to have solved?  On Friday, March 23rd on Good Morning Texas I’ll be answering viewer questions.  You can submit your questions here by leaving a comment or email them to me at shay@ibbdesign.com.  Please include your name, email & the city you live in.

Happy designing!

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Tip in a Zip: Sofa Cushions

Hickory Chair, sofa

Many people have a favorite spot to sit in on their sofa.  Over time, you will notice that one side, or that certain “spot” will look smooshed and flattened out.  Rotate your sofa cushions every couple of months to keep them looking plump and fresh. Also, try to avoid down filled sofas.  I know they’re comfy, but they really start looking like a mess within just a few weeks of use.  A sofa with cushions with spring down (foam insert wrapped with layers of down coating) will hold its shape better.  There are also hypo-allergenic options for those who need to stay away from feathers altogether.  Remember, a well made sofa is a good investment.  Do your homework before you purchase!

*Tufted back sofa from Hickory Chair available at IBB Design Fine Furnishings

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Questions Anyone???

Hey fellow design lovers!  I need your help!  I am working on an upcoming Good Morning Texas segment where we will feature viewer questions.  Here’s your chance for some free design advice!  Shoot me an e-mail shay@ibbdesign.com or just post your questions here.  We will post the questions & answers here on the Designer Detective blog & also answer as many as we can on Good Morning Texas.  So, ask away!

I can’t wait to hear from you!  Happy decorating!!