How to describe my design style, transitional, mid century modern, contemporary?

How to describe my design style? Which term best describes it? There are many choices, including modern, transitional, craftsmen, contemporary, midcentury modern, eclectic, old world, and more! People often struggle to describe a design style they prefer. Why? Because several people could look at the same photo, and each person might describe the style differently. […]

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 […]

At Transforming Rooms Interior Design, Greensboro, NC, we make visualizing easy, with in home viewing of furniture, rugs, lighting, art, and window treatment fabrics. Our interior design services range from one room makeovers to remodeling or new construction projects. Our interior design firm has excellent reviews! For our portfolio, click here: interior design services.  For design ideas, […]

Four unique options for furnishing a living room corner

A living room corner can look unfinished, especially in today’s large rooms. In order to create more intimate conversation areas, we pull furniture away from the walls, this can leave the corners looking bare. Here we’ll show you 4 ideas for decorating a corner of a living room. These ideas run from free to upwards […]

Should I paint my brick fireplace or apply a wash? 6 pros and cons!

Should I paint my brick fireplace or apply a wash? If you’re wondering whether to paint your brick fireplace, we’ll list a few pros and cons to help with the decision process. Every home is different, so every decision is unique. Here are some pros and cons to consider. 1) Pro-white paint can make a […]

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 […]

Dining room space improvement. Will a buffet or server fit in my dining room?

People often ask us to add a server to their dining room, but most dining rooms aren’t quite wide enough. In the dining rooms below, we implemented dining room space improvements and were able to find dining servers that were about 66″ long,  yet only 12″ deep!  But that narrow depth is not easy to […]

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 kitchen update design tips without replacing your cabinets

A Kitchen update can make your kitchen can look fresh and updated with new lighting, fabric or furniture.  It’s not always necessary to replace the kitchen cabinets for a fresh new look. If you’d rather not face the time challenges (and huge budget) that a kitchen remodel costs, consider these 4 quick fix changes that can […]

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 […]