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West Linn Charmer

When most people hear the word “remodel” they think of contemporary. That isn’t always the case. This charming home in West Linn, Oregon should stay just that — charming. Below are some before and afters of the transformation. Our sweet client loves blue. She really wanted to keep the blue carpeting in her bedroom, so […]

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Grimey Basement to Gorgeous Bathroom

This adorable home in southeast Portland’s desirable neighborhood of East Moreland is in need of some TLC. A couple years ago, Allison Smith Design remodeled the entire basement. We took this:   And turned it into this:   Keep in mind, this is in a basement. There isn’t a single window in the space.   […]

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That 70’s Project

Perched atop a hillside in Kent, Washington, reside these wild-colored, low-rise apartments. Allison claims to have felt a bit nostalgic on site, saying the colors and land reminded her of being in the 70’s. Here’s an aerial shot during construction… you can see the roof lines and colors that make these apartments so interesting. Centrally […]

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San Miguel de Allende — A Business Trip for the Books

If you keep up on our blogs, you’ve seen that one of our projects this year is a contemporary hacienda in Cabo San Lucas. If you haven’t yet seen our progress post about it, here’s the link — Now that the home is nearing the end of construction, Allison and a senior project manager were […]

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Massive Remodel

We’ve been working on a 3-level, 6,300 square foot remodel for a family relocating to the Northwest Portland hills. It’s been a massive undertaking, as you may know from watching HGTV’s popular shows including Flip or Flop, Fixer Upper, Love It or List It…. Just kidding. They make it look so easy. (and so cheap). […]

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