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!
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!
Summertime Design: Fun Ideas to get Your Kids Involved with Your Decor
Summertime is here and on the days when it’s too hot or rainy, you may find yourself cooped up inside wondering what to do with the kids. Have no fear, we have the solution for you in this week’s Design Connection blog. Just get the kids involved and you may end up with some great interior design items that have a story!
Sunny Days Don’t Have to be a Pane With These Window Treatments!
It’s easy to overlook your windows as a space where you can really make an impact on your energy bills AND your style which is why we are going to take a look at some hot trends that will help keep you cool as a cucumber!
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!
Life and Design: How Design Choices Impact Perspective
As the seasons change and spring turns into summer, I find myself sometimes idly sitting on the deck contemplating life and design. Have you ever found yourself in a mental rut only to realize that it has been raining and cold outside for a week and the moment the sun comes out, you suddenly start to feel better? The sunlight coming in a window or the brilliant blue hue of the sky peeking between the trees in the backyard are always an instant lift to my spirits. The play of light on the walls of my house and how it changes the mood of a room at different stages of the day, made me start thinking about some of the fundamental elements of design and how our spaces can have a profound impact on our sense of well being.
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!
Oh Furniture! OH FURNITURE! Wherefore Art Thou Furniture?
Oh Furniture! Oh Furniture! Wherefore art thou Furniture? If you’ve struggled finding the one of a kind furniture in Kansas City that is as unique as you are, never fear. Design Connection of Overland Park is here to help you with your interior design needs which include designing that perfect piece of furniture that will take your room from blah to beautiful. Ready to learn more? Let’s talk about furniture in this weeks’ Design Connection blog with Arlene Ladegaard.
Crazy About Color! Our Facebook and Twitter Friends Chime In!
What is YOUR favorite Color? You’ve heard the question a hundred times and probably asked it just as many since you learned to talk. It got me to thinking, after our recent blog posts on painting, why not ask? Find out what colors are on your mind. So we did just that, interacting online with our friends and fans on Facebook and Twitter and here’s what you had to say about it.