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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.

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.