Before adding a window seat, here are 5 helpful designer tips!

A window seat a great design choice here.

In designing your window seat and window seat cushion, consider these designer tips. Window seats can be a great spot for chatting on the phone or enjoying your morning coffee. They can make a bland window area more inviting. Best of all, they give the room personality – as well as function! They add storage, […]

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 […]

Combining silver with bronze or brass fixtures – 4 designer tips!

People often ask if they can mix bronze, silver, and brass in the same house. perhaps they don’t want to invest in all new hinges and doorknobs? Or they aren’t willing to replace every light fixture?   Here’s 3 tips for mixing metals.  1) Know that COLORS often demand more attention than metal finishes.  See […]