Interior Design Tricks for Adding Romance to Your Home

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.

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Decorating Tips for Adding a Tuscan Touch to Your Home Interior

When I design rooms with a Tuscan feel I add custom window treatments with a lot of fullness, iron or carved wood curtain rods, iron candle holders and wall sconces, stone finish on walls, large-scale chandeliers and traditional furniture with carved wood…

Designing Bedroom Interiors, continued: Custom Elements and Bedside Stands

 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

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

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…

Interior Design in the Bedroom: Upholstered Headboards

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

A Bedroom Makeover for a Teen Girl’s Room

The teenage girl who owns this room made a wise choice to ask for a room makeover for her birthday and to be surprised by the end results. This worked out very well, since we were able to first talk about her likes/dislikes, and make sure we understood what her wish list was for the room. After that I created a design plan for the parents to approve, incorporating her wish list items while meeting the budget. (We were fortunate in that she didn’t have a difficult wish list to meet.) Then we all got to work on planning and preparations to have the room done in a one week time period. As a result the room was completed quickly in the desired timeline. Further, the decisions and work weren’t dragged out over a long time period, and everyone had a great time at the surprise birthday unveiling…