4 interior design solutions for a luxurious romantic bathroom!

Interior designers have 4 solutions to instantly help your bathroom feel more luxurious, inviting and romantic. In no particular order – here we go –  1) Add a chandelier – it’s a quick way to achieve a unique look! 2) Add valances or roman shades. Hang them as high as possible to make the ceilings […]

Should I paint my wood stained bookcases & mantle?

Are you wondering if you should paint over the wood stained bookcases & mantle? Well you might want to consider the quality of the wood. Is it solid cherry or mahogany? Or is it a lower grade wood that you do not like? Is the room dark? Are you interested in a brighter room? Keep […]

5 quick steps to change your traditional style home to a more transitional or contemporary look!

Tired of the traditonal style? Ready to change to a cleaner less formal look?  If you have dark furniture, consider recovering it, or replacing the loveseat with a pair of chairs. Notice the chairs are  up on legs, without a skirt, for an open spacious look. After Above, Before Below It’s not always necessary to […]

Stained wood mantle versus white? Stacked stone versus polished stone?

When the builder asked a recent client to select their preferred stacked stone for their fireplace, I reminded them that their favoite fireplaces (in their wish list file) were all white, not stacked stone.It’s easy to get sidetracked when you’re making hundreds of decisions during new construction or remodeling. A wish list or favorite photo […]