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A mantle or not?

By |November 6th, 2014|

The stone has been installed so we can determine if we like the fireplace without a mantle, a 5″h wood block stained a bit darker than the beams.  Cabinets are stained as well.  Can’t decide…will keep you posted!

Voted one of San Diego’s Top 15 Designers by Build Direct

By |October 21st, 2014|

It’s an honor to be recognized for all my hard work over the years!  Build Direct has selected me as one of the top 15 designers in San Diego and they are asking for the community to vote for their favorite!  Please click on the link below and see whose on the list…then vote for […]

A Resort Lobby design for a boutique property in Southern California

By |October 21st, 2014|

Pala Mesa Resort Lobby concept design in full swing.  I love the teal blue drapery panels mixed with the tangerine leather of the club chairs and how they play off the iron and copper lighting elements.  Achieving a balance between a mature clientele along with the young bride and groom who seeks to share their […]

Welk Resort Turns 50

By |October 13th, 2014|

Invited to attend my client, the Welk Resort’s 50th Anniversay celebration.  The event was held at the Escondido property and all guests were asked to wear white.  We had a blast and celebrated into the early morning hours with hundred of Welk employees and the Welk Family.  Looking forward to being apart of the next […]

Houzz.com Client Review

By |October 12th, 2014|

We received the nicest review from a client, to our surprise, it was a moment of pure happiness to read.  This is why we continue to be so passionate in the Design & Construction industry! houzz.com

Gray Interiors: Not a masculine color anymore!

By |July 16th, 2014|

Gray (or Grey) has really shown resilience as a high trend for several years now and has evolved in many useful forms.  I’ve been asked by several clients to focus on gray in a variety of styles and installations and wanted to share some of my favorite design secrets when working with this HOT HOT […]

TAZZ LIGHTING Featured Payte Miller Interiors Project

By |July 9th, 2014|

Payte Miller Interiors brought in Tazz Lighting, a leading lighting design and distribution company to assist in the exterior and interior lighting needs for a condominium building in downtown La Jolla.  The building’s interior needed some subtle upgrades and the interiors needed quite a few.  The overall project has created a buzz in the downtown […]

Interior Design wins a battle with Legislature

By |June 26th, 2014|

Sharing this with those of you who support the Professional Interior Design community.  We continue to fight for our rights as a profession qualified & capable of providing the services our clients need and ask of us, many of which find roadblocks in ways like this AB2192 Bill.  A lot of times, the verbiage is […]

Reupholstery Gone Right

By |June 18th, 2014|

A client aquired dining chairs from their homes previous owner whose color palette was rust, tans and reds which doesn’t suite the new owners ocean loving interior decor.  I suggested we reupholster the chairs since they have a great contemporary feel and are well made.  The seat fabric is: Pindler Pelham color Graphite which runs $73.75 […]

Custom designed kitchen island for a Spanish style remodel

By |May 15th, 2014|

Design professionals always say how important it is for home owners to hire design professionals and here is a great example why.
Our clients had numerous concept images they collected from Houzz.com and in a collection of meetings, we were able to finalize this design for them.  The owners did not agree on the overall look; […]

Faux Succulent Arrangements by PMI

By |April 21st, 2014|

Ever wondered how the pros get faux succulents to “round” up and look so real in a low planter like the one we specified here? Magic! Not really, but it’s called Rapid Expanding Foam (see attached picture). You can purchase it at any hardware store like Ace Hardware for roughly $5.99 for one 12 ounce […]

Luxury Condo Complex in La Jolla gets a face lift

By |April 1st, 2014|

Payte Miller Interiors has been working with Positano, a conversion community in downtown La Jolla on a wide range of interior and exterior renovations.  We are in the process of having the building professionally photographed but for now, here are the before and afters of what we’ve done so far.

The lobby, of which these images […]