Painted Furniture– Another Must Have for an Updated Interior

Why am I adding painted furniture to my must-have list for an updated interior? Because incorporating a piece or two, (or more), can add a great pop of color, or a unique finish that can absolutely boost the wow factor of your interior, whether your design style is modern, contemporary, transitional or tradititional design! Check out these example photos below and let me know if you agree….

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January… A Great Month to Start Turning Your Dreams into Reality in 3 Simple Steps!

Here we are in January… It’s a great month to dream big about what we’d really like to do or have done to our homes. You might be thinking that your want-list will never happen, or at least in the near future. However, once you follow these three steps, you will be well on your way to accomplishing your dreams!

How to Ease the Process of Choosing Paint Colors

While choosing paint colors can come naturally for some people, it is one of the most common dilemmas I see people struggle over. It’s also an area where people seem to make a lot of painful mistakes. The purpose of this article is to help ease your pain when trying to decide on paint colors.

Tips for Creating a Media Room, Big or Small

Media rooms are a hot item these days, and once you get used to the comfort and luxury of having a media room in your home, it’s really hard to go to a movie theatre again. It doesn’t take an extremely large house, and you can turn an ordinary TV room into a great media room. Here are some tips and photos to inspire you…

Tips for Decorating Kid’s Rooms

Kid’s rooms are fun yet challenging. Most people want to have a fun room design for their kids, but they seem to grow out of the room style and into their next stage of life so darn quickly! This article includes some tips for dealing with that challenge, as well as some money-saving ideas and room photos for inspiration.

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.

New Goals for the New Year… 8 Tips for Tackling Your Home Interior Dreams

There is all this talk about weight loss and fitness goals for New Year’s resolutions, but equally important are setting your goals for your home! Start out the new year with these 8 tips to help you tackle your home improvement dreams…

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…

Focus on the Fireplace

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…

Tips for Adding Warmth to Your Fall Decor as it Gets Cooler Outside

Fall colors can really help to warm things up inside as it gets colder outside. The orange and gold tones combined with greens, browns and natural tones add a great deal of warmth and lighten things up as our days get shorter and it gets dark earlier.