My Bed Has Fallen And It Can’t Get Up!
The antique bed in my guest room collapsed for the final time and had to be put out to pasture recently which left me with an opportunity to get a new bed in that room. With all the options in materials and styles it was difficult to choose but I finally went with a fabulous upholstered bed and just wait til you see it! In my search, I came across several others that I am sharing with you in this week’s blog. Hooray for Upholstery!
I Am Designer, Hear Me Roar!
Embracing your animal instincts in design. eing off my feet these past few weeks due to my foot surgery had me spending inordinate amounts of time with my beloved dogs and while staying down has been beyond difficult, having them around makes it all better. Despite the pain of recovery, I found myself smiling! As I looked around from my perch on the bed or on the sofa, I started to take note of all the things in my home decor that had a touch of inspiration from the wonderful world of animals. A print here, an accessory there. It got me to thinking that perhaps it’s time to dedicate a blog to animals and how there are countless ways to incorporate them into your interior for a bit of wild and whimsical fun!
Avoiding Common Interior Design Blunders in Space
Ever buy a piece of furniture that looked great in the store but when you got it home it was a bit too large for the space? Some common design blunders and tips to help you save time and avoid making costly mistakes!
Uniquely You: One-of-a-kind Decorating Ideas
Let’s face it, there is only one of you on this earth, which makes you completely and utterly unique. So, why settle for mainstream when you can incorporate one-of-a-kind style choices into your home decor that reflect your personality? I come across so many interesting…
The Basics of Making Your Home Office Work For You
A traditional home office is a space that needs function before you can even think about anything else. In our interior design blog, we explore the options for making the most of a home office space with interior design ideas ranging from furniture and lighting to comfortable seating and storage!
Small Home Office Cramping Your Style?
Design Connection is here to inspire the home office you desire with stylish and space saving ideas and interior design solutions for your home that will help maximize your space, minimize the clutter. Time to roll up your sleeves and get to work in a fantastic office you’ll never want to leave!
Using Rapidly Renewable Resources in Interior Design
Turn on the news lately and chances are you’ll see someone talking about the oil spill in the gulf and the effect it will have on our environment and the way we live. Most of you probably haven’t thought about the impact it will have on design, but everything from concept and fabrication to shipping and installation probably factors in oil in some way, shape or form. This week I wanted to take a minute and tell you about other rapidly renewable resources that you can incorporate into your home decor from floors to walls, these are choices you can really feel good about.
Cork mosaic sideboard from Iannone Design
Splish Splash! Turning Your Pool into a Serious Summer Retreat
Splish Splash! How about turning your pool area or outdoor spaces into a serious summer retreat? All it takes is a little vision and a bit of creative thinking on your outdoor furniture and accessories to make a ho hum space into a spectacular space for relaxing or entertaining. Enjoy the summer and check out these ideas for spicing up your outdoor living areas in Kansas City!
Earth Friendly Design is Out of This World!
Love design and love the earth at the same time! In celebration of the recent Earth Day, I’m looking at some environmentally friendly furniture, fabrics, accents and things for the home in the Design Connection blog this week!
Highlights and High Fives: Spring at High Point Market was filled with ideas and inspiration!
High Point Market 2010 was a great place for ideas and inspiration on the latest offerings for interior design, home furnishings and accessories. Design Connection was there and brought back plenty of pictures and information from the show to share with Kansas City and keep our city in the know on what’s hot and what’s not with interior design!