Designing A Guest Room When designing a guest room on a budget, use a five-star Hilton hotel for inspiration and discount stores and a savvy interior designer for implementation! Of greatest importance is the best bed you can afford. A queen-sized bed is more than adequate for two people and usually fits in a guest […]
Tips for Accessorizing Your Bookcase
Accessorizing your bookcase can be a lot of fun and a great way to showcase some of your favorite treasures. Start by clearing everything off the shelves so that you have a clean slate. Now you can be selective about what you are going to put back on the shelves and how you are going […]
Curb Appeal Counts!
A home’s curb appeal has a big impact on potential buyers. It often makes the difference between driving past the house and checking out the interior. It is important to make a successful first impression. Refresh the exterior paint color! Look to the color palettes of the surrounding homes. This is what will appeal to […]
Pantone Color Report: Spice it up with Tangerine Tango!
2012 Pantone Color Report World-renowned authority on color, Pantone, selected Tangerine Tango Color of the Year 2012. This hot, happy and youthful color is perfect for your post-winter, post-recession “blues”! Just add a dash of this zesty tangerine to your mid-century modern décor, saying bye-bye to the period’s traditional sour oranges. Be daring with your […]
How To Work With A Professional Interior Designer
Your Professional Interior Designer and You The best way is to schedule an in-home consultation with a professional interior designer to work out a solution that fits your budget and needs. Depending on the scale of the budget, most designers offer three levels of services: 1) Design Consultation: The designer provides guidance, ideas, and opinions […]
What are the newest color trends?
Color Trends in Design Color! Residential color palettes follow fashion, and there are two definite color trends where today’s design is concerned: First – Be bold!!! Don’t be afraid to use bright, beautiful color in paints and materials. Color can define our world with an optimistic outlook of vitality. Paint is the quickest and least […]