Adventures in Creating Accent Walls with Stencils

The same damask stencil in a different room

I’m a big fan of accent walls. In fact I have just finished creating two accent walls in two different rooms using a stencil for the first time. Both of these projects were low-budget, so I embarked on a DIY adventure that I will share with you here.

Interior Design Tricks for Adding Romance to Your Home

Add layers and trimmings

With Valentines Day right around the corner, this is a great time to think about adding some romance to your home. One of the biggest ingredients we use to add romance is fabric. Fabric to an interior designer is like a paintbrush to a painter.

Designing Bedroom Interiors, continued: Custom Elements and Bedside Stands

Stanley Furniture, a Decorating Den Interiors line

 As discussed this week on the Pete and Brenda Radio Show.  Wake up with Pete and Brenda every week day from 6 to 9 EST and 3 to 6 PT! on 93.5 FM LIFE – Positive Music for a Positive Life in Rome, Georgia. Click here to listen live from anywhere! Bedside stands:  Are a great … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks for Bedding and Pillows

Multiple decorative pillows add creativity as well as textured appeal

As discussed this week on the Pete and Brenda radio show.  Catch us today on Wednesday at 12:40 and Tuesday at 2:40 PST.  You can stream it from your computer.         Bedding:      I recommend staying at some nice bed and breakfasts and/or plush hotels and paying attention to what you like about the bedding.  When I was younger, this … Continue reading

Inspiration for Adding Fabric and Window Treatments in the Bedroom

Source:  Luxury suite at Singita Sasakwa Lodge

Whether your style is modern, contemporary, or traditional, window & fabric treatments can make a huge difference in completing the look of your bedroom. Fabric and window treatments can add to your decor in so many ways, including…

3 Key Elements to Help Turn Your Bedroom into a Beautiful Oasis that Fits Your Tastes and Lifestyle

After photo of bedroom

You might be putting off decorating your master bedroom and getting it done because you don’t think you have the budget yet to make it into something special. People tend to put off decorating their master bedrooms because visitors usually don’t see this room. However, it should be your sanctuary, where you go to escape, rest and relax. Also master bedrooms are typically the larger bedrooms in homes, so you’re missing a big opportunity if you’re not taking advantage of the space. I love the sitting area I have in my master bedroom, and when I want to escape and relax, it works great for me!

Interior Design in the Bedroom: Upholstered Headboards

A more contemporary bedroom design

As discussed this week on the Pete and Brenda radio show.  Catch us today on Wednesday at 12:40 and Tuesday at 2:40 PST.  You can stream it from your computer.     We are seeing upholstered headboards everywhere these days, and for good reason!  They add texture and a beautiful interior design element to the bedroom, whether it’s the master bedroom, … Continue reading

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