What type indoor tree in my living room? 7 designer tips for greenery.

An indoor tree can be a beautiful addition to a living room! The addition of a touch of nature really changes a room! Not to mention the interest you’ll achieve through the texture of the bark, the limbs and the leaves! As for the size or type indoor tree that’s best, it’s good to keep […]

6 stunning ideas for patio design!

Think of your patio design as an extension of your home. Below, we list 6 design ideas for furnishing or decorating a patio. These ideas help make a patio feel unique and functional. We’ll show photos that bring in a variety of colors & textures. It helps to incorporate unexpected pieces, such as: A vintage […]

What are the benefits of an interior designer? Six benefits you may not have thought of.

benefits of interior designer

Are there benefits of an interior designer? Let’s examine the benefits of an interior designer, or see if there are┬ádisadvantages? Here we’ll list 6 unexpected ways they can make decorating, remodeling or updating a breeze. Sure, there are the obvious reasons, they’ll provide ideas from a fresh pair of eyes….experienced eyes. In some cases gifted […]

What furniture layout is best if I have very little wall space in my living room?

When you have limited wall space, the furniture layout can be tricky. We suggested a new layout & new furniture for the living room below. The new layout had 6 advantages 1) As you enter the room, your eye is drawn to the beautiful window view! Your eye no longer “stops” at the back of […]

3 fabulous ways to make a traditional home feel more contemporary!

More contemporary dining room

Let’s look at how to get a more contemporary look. If you desire a more contemporary updated look, it may be easier to achieve than you think! People often think in terms of anything that is ATTACHED to the home, such as new flooring, new tile, a new kitchen etc. But in actuality, the furniture […]

Would an interior designer make my home look like a furniture showroom, or too formal?

Would an interior designer make my home look like a furniture showroom or too formal? That is often a huge fear! And rightfully so. The answer to the question is – “that depends“. Some designers will, in fact, make your home look too much like a furniture showroom. Why? Perhaps because it’s easier to buy […]

6 outstanding design ideas for your new patio or deck!

A patio or deck can be a wonderful place to enjoy your back yard. But BEFORE you dive in and call the remodeling company, consider these 6 design ideas. A stone or brick patio is difficult to change once you start construction, so it’s good to consider all your design options before diving in. Below, […]

What shape art should I hang over a bed?

Have you tried various pieces of art over the bed and nothing looked quite right?Here are 4 photos to give you ideas for what to hang over a bed:   1)  Nothing at all!Which is totally fine, if you love your bed and don’t want to detract from it. Notice the headboard below, with nail […]

Using light fabrics with a dark stone fireplace, 5 design tips!

 A dark stone fireplace does not limit you to using dark leather and rustic fabrics. It’s fun to mix and match, with light cream fabrics, light gray, or soft neutral colors that will actually compliment the earth tone colors in your stone fireplace. See the transformation in the photos below. If you’re ready for a […]

7 effective ways keep interior design fees low, a few of them will surprise you!

Everyone would like to keep interior design fees low, and it is possible with these 7 tips! People often ask how much design services will cost, and how to keep the interior design fees low. The total will depend a great deal on you, the homeowner, and it’s not at all based on what you’d […]