How to decorate a room in a serene style.

How to decorate a room

Let’s talk about how to decorate a room. Are you tired of decorating styles in which there’s so much to look at that your brain feels like it’s on sensory overload? Perhaps you prefer a “serene” or “zen” style, rather than a room that’s filled with a lot of decorative items? For a tranquil look, […]

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 […]

Interior Design ideas for small foyers, 4 creative ideas for your entrance!

A foyer or entrance way is the first impression your guests have of your style. It sets the mood for the entire home. Here are 4 interior design ideas that have a big impact: 1) Consider all your options! There are other options besides the standard console table. If you room is small, consider other options, such […]

How much to budget for the dining room furniture, rug, drapes, & chandelier?

People often ask how much they should budget for their dining room furniture, we list some sample budgets below. I like to stress that it’s good to shop for discounted furniture, and to make sure to allow for window treatments, art, rugs, accessories, and perhaps a new chandelier! By discounted I don’t mean the typical […]

How to layout furniture in a long or large living room,

To layout the furniture in a long narrow room, know that their are several ways you can “trick the eye” so the room will feel wider. Do a sketch or to scale furniture layout – your back will thank you if you spend more time planning & less time moving furniture! 1) Create sections by adding fabric between […]