The 20 Year Update
You may love your house today as much as you did the day you moved in, but if it’s been 20 years, it may just be time to update. It’s no doubt, that older classic houses have a certain charm to them, but the interior…
Design Tips for Spring Celebrations
This weekend families will be gathering around tables to celebrate Easter or Passover. This is the perfect opportunity to add a bit of style to your table and home. Simple can be fun. A simple tin can with a ribbon and some wild flowers sets…
A Hearthroom for Family Living
Let’s be real, the family lives in the hearthroom! And your space should be comfortable and flexible so that everyone can enjoy spending time in the room. When updating a space, you will get the most out of the room by adding special touches that…
Life is Too Short to Paint the Walls Beige!
Ok, I admit, I have painted a couple of walls beige, but I brought in fabulous furniture, fabric and texture to create the drama in the room. When starting a project, you have to make a choice. Are your walls going to do the talking,…
The Three Essential C’s of Interior Design
New Year, New Resolutions and chances are one of those involves doing something with your home. Whether it’s a refresh, complete remodel, or relocating to a new residence, you shouldn’t tackle your interior until you understand the difference between decorating and design. Our business is interiors and we have spent years crafting a strategy that is based on what we call the Three Essential C’s of Interior Design- or as we call it, C3Design.
Think Purple for the Holidays!
Do the holidays have your interior looking a bit ho-ho-ho hum? I know it’s not easy trying to work in red and green into your color palette which is what the majority of retailers seem to push around this time of year so why not ditch the traditional holiday colors in favor of something that is more complimentary to your current colors? Better yet, give your interior a bit of holiday zing and think outside the box with bright vibrant jewel tones like purple, or opulent and glamorous gold!
A Small Powder Room Gets A Big Makeover
Sometimes the smallest of rooms in our homes are overlooked in the grand scheme of remodeling and redesign. For instance, think of the Powder Room. Typically a high traffic area in any home, yet for all it’s practical use this little space is often one of the least attractive. What most people don’t realize is that starting with the smallest rooms can help you get a feel for the remodeling process without disrupting your whole life.
Pretty in Pink
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, I am thinking pink this week and have some fabulous ideas on how you can incorporate it in your home’s design. It just so happens that pink is one of the current trends we are seeing in interior design with the “femme fatale” style becoming popular. Sumptuous velvets, lots of luxury fabrics and textures, fluffy rugs all with the pop of pink are in many fashion and style magazines.
What Does an Interior Designer Do?
Perception can be a tricky thing. The way you dress and act contributes to how people perceive you. The same goes for your home. Seeing how you live and the space you inhabit contributes to how the world views you as a person. So this week I’ve decided to tackle the topic and try to clarify a few perceptions about interior designers.