Decorating & Furniture/furnishing new house


I have a brand new house with an open floor plan: 19x22" kitchen with island/bar, in front of that is the living room with windows & French door on right, metal stair rail on left partially divides room with dining area & front door entry on left.  Need to buy new sofa, lowboy, chairs, and blinds and drapes.  Any suggestions on where to go for best price if I find what I want?

Dear Janelle Rickermann,
    What style are you looking for? Do you have piece of art or a rug that you can pull inspiration form? I can help you design the space and provide inexpensive places to purchase furniture from if you like. Send images and more information that you can think of to

Rachel Mallon

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I will answer any questions concerning interior design and decorating. I can help with color, furniture placement, material choices, and much more. I am more than happy to help people. Please email me with questions and concerns. Decorating may not be as easy as it looks and with a little help from me you can improve your living space. Check out my decorating blog Room in a Book Blog
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Experience: I have a bachelors degree in Interior Design. I have worked for West Elm and Kitchen Kaboodle and I recently worked for an Interior Design firm in Portland, OR. I currently work as an Interior Designer in Maui, Hawaii. Room in a Book

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