This is a great example demonstrating how you can change the look of a neutral room with your accessories and window treatments. Simply keep all your large and expensive items in a neutral color, and then change the look with the seasons by simply changing out your draperies, throw pillows, and some accessories such as colored … Continue reading →
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.
Let’s face it, we’re all so busy that it’s hard to take on decorating for another special occasion that lasts for only one day. And if you’re like me, you don’t want to fill your home with a bunch of tackyand cheap items, especially if people are coming to your home for the first time. I say add some game day decor that compliments what you already have going on in your home. And it doesn’t have to be that hard or time consuming! Here are some quick decorating tips to help make your Super Bowl party a bit more fun and classy at the same time…
With a chill in the air and Thanksgiving coming around the corner, this is a great time to start thinking about sprucing up your fireplace area. Here are some tips for fireplace facelifts or just sprucing up with accessories, as well as arranging your floor plan to highlight your fireplace as a great architectural feature, and create an intimate seating arrangement for your warm, cozy fireplace…
Previously I blogged about the creative process for designing my niece’s wedding table center pieces. This blog contains the pictures of the actual table center pieces that resulted after incorporating her ideal “wants” list.
My niece, who is getting married this summer, asked for my help with the center pieces for her wedding. This blog includes an example of a process for designing any centerpiece whether it’s for your home or a larger event, and also some money saving ideas, which are especially important if you have several tables to decorate.
Yesterday I met with two clients who had opposite delimmas… One has an overcrowded and cluttered family room that is too small for all the furniture in it, and the other has a huge master bedroom that looks too bare. This blog covers ideas for how to deal with these two opposite delimmas.
This blog covers three interior decorator tips that will help work wonders in almost any room and help give them a professional touch… turning a room that appears blasé into a room that makes people say “wow” when they walk in
Yes it’s spring… My favorite season! Spring is a great time to open up your windows and let the fresh air in, and of course do a little spring cleaning, merging and purging of stuff! Consequently it’s also a great time to refresh the look of the shelving on display in your home. I’ve met with many clients who have shelving decorating issues, and most people either put this off, or don’t realize how bad their shelves look until they see a photo of the room. This blog contains some room photo examples and tips for freshening up the look of your shelves and giving them a great look!
Here’s an example of how you can group kid artwork together on a wall as I discussed on the Pete and Brenda radio show…