How to make a large TV over the mantle look better, 4 designer tricks to detract from the TV.

For design tricks to detract from a large TV, here’s a few fun options! 1) Remove some shelves in the built in cabinets, so you can use larger accessories. The hurricane lantern (bottom left) is 34″ tall, and the round tray is 32″ in diameter. These accessories are much larger than most you see in […]

Selecting paint colors before moving into a new home, 6 designer tips!

What’s the best way to select wall paint colors before I move into my new home? Good question! All the famous designers and Houzz articles state that selecting paint “before you move in is a big mistake!” However —  we realize that sometimes it’s necessary to paint before you move in, so we’ll list 6 design […]

How to add color to a room without painting the walls.

This window valances, sofa, and door chest add color   Not sure you want to paint the walls a bold color? There are many ways to add color! Look around your home and ask yourself if the colors reflect your personality. Often our homes are filled with items we don’t really like, but they can easily be updated. Here are some options […]