Should the window treatmenat fabric match the wall color?

Should the window treatments match the wall color? Well, that depends on several factors – Do you like a tone on tone look? Do you love rooms that only have two or three colors? If so, matching the drapes, valances, or roman shades to the wall color may be just the thing for you! In […]

Tall windows and short windows, what type window treatment?

Do you have windows that are different heights or shapes? There are solutions to make tall windows and short windows seem more cohesive, we’re featuring them below. Builders often mix different shape windows in the same room due to the exterior view, or due to their thought process on where the furniture should go. In […]

Selecting paint colors before moving into a new home, 6 designer tips!

What’s the best way to select wall paint colors before I move into my new home? Good question! All the famous designers and Houzz articles state that selecting paint “before you move in is a big mistake!” However —  we realize that sometimes it’s necessary to paint before you move in, so we’ll list 6 design […]

Pros and cons to stage setting a home, 3 proven tips!

According to USA today article dated 4-27-15, “a home that is professionally staged will sell faster”.   How much faster? Read on for statistics from the National Association of Realtors.  Pro (Advantage of Home Staging): Per Chris Polychron, president of the NAR, More elaborate staging, such as repainting or nice new furniture & art can help. […]

Do I need an interior designer and a kitchen designer both? 6 designer tips!

Do I need an Interior Designer as well as a kitchen designer? The kitchen planner will normally provide kitchen layout options and spec in certain cabinets that fit in the space. The interior designer will help you with decisions that affect the “overall” plan. An interior designer will make suggestions that are “outside the box” […]

How to layout a master bathroom for a remodel, corner shower or tub?

Trying to decide how to layout your bathroom for a remodel? Maybe you’re wondering whether it’s more important to have a large shower and no bathtub, versus a large bathtub with a small shower? Below we’ll list 6 helpful questions to consider, before you begin remodeling!  We’ll also show luxurious master bathroom photos for design […]

Does every window need the same window treatment?

Do all my windows have to have drapes or the same style window treatment? Often people are concerned that they have to put the same style drape on every window. Perhaps the person who sells the custom window treatments told you to keep them all the same? Or perhaps you’re having trouble visualizing what it […]

How to hide drape hardware? 5 interior design tips for a clean contemporary look!

There are ways to hang drapes so that the hardware doesn’t show. That can provide a clean contemporary look. 1) Drapery hardware can be hidden behind crown moldings, such as a built in valance.A boxed in frame is a nice way to hide hardware. You’ll need a carpenter to frame in the shape. Check the […]

4 unique places to hang a chandelier!

Trying to find a unique spot to hang a chandelier? If you have an extra chandelier – here’s 4 great places to consider. Here are four places which might not be the “norm”, but they can be a fun change. And if you don’t have an extra chandelier, perhaps this will give you a great […]