What type hardware to hang my drapes?

There are endless options for drapery hardware – for your drapes, valances, and other window treatments. Below we’ll show some of the many options. One thing for sure, if the fabric is stunning, the hardware really isn’t what will demand attention, so it’s not necessary to break the bank for the most expensive hardware.  In these photos it is […]

Blinds versus drapes, which window treatment is best? See these photos!

“How can I create privacy on my windows without blocking my view?”, this is probably the most common question homeowners ask us as designers. Often one spouse is a fan of 2″ wood blinds, or shutters. The other spouse – well they often request something that “won’t make the windows feel so closed in, yet will still provide privacy […]

Do lounge chairs needs to match? 5 helpful tips!

Do lounge chairs need to match? That’s an excellent question! The answers vary, if two chairs are the same size and scale and “blend” well, then they do not need to match. But if you want to obtain the following five benefits, then it’s best to purchase a matching pair of chairs. A matching pair makes it easy […]

What Colors are popular for home decorating 2018?

Bold colors are now popular for home decorating, just in time to welcome Spring!  If the colors you love are bold colors, it won’t take a large quantity to make a huge impact. If you prefer to add intense color a little at a time, below we listed conservative ways to do so. What’s your […]

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Contemporary furniture in your traditional home? Yes!

Often people think the style of their home’s exterior needs to dictate the style of the furniture and the decorating. Here we’ll show 5 interior design ideas to mix in contemporary furniture or mid-century modern furniture in a traditional home. You can use modern or contemporary furniture in an older traditional style home, or you […]

How to decorate a room in a serene style.

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, […]

4 clever designer tricks to make a living room feel larger

Need interior designer ideas to make your small living room feel larger? Here we’ll share 4 tips from interior designers. Designers have years of experience in furnishing hundreds (often thousands) of different size shape living rooms. From experience, they know what works in a small living room. Below we’ll show you a couple of before […]

Mirror vs art over the mantle, which is best? 5 pros and cons.

Mirror vs art. Let’s discuss the pros and cons To decide between mirror vs art over the mantle, there’s one important question to ask yourself: What is the view when I place the mirror over the mantle? In this room, the reflection of the mirror over the mantle is of a beautiful coffered ceiling!! Notice […]

6 quick fix ways to give your home a designer look.

Perhaps you like your furnishings, but would prefer more of  a professional designer look? Or maybe you’d like all the room to feel more cohesive. Something we hear often is that the things we “brought from our old home don’t look right in this house”. To achieve a designer look, in most cases you don’t […]