Unless you live in a custom-designed home that you created, it’s likely you’ve got a few less-than-perfect elements in your space. An oddly placed door, unevenly spaced windows, nooks, crannies, and rooms of too-large or too-small scale are just a few of the challenges you can face. Short of a major renovation, there are a few things you can do to make the most of what you’ve got. When life hands you lemons… Continue reading
Slavishly following any trend can result in a cold, less personal look, whether it’s your wardrobe or your room! Embracing a trend doesn’t have to mean giving up your personality. You can have the best of both worlds, personal décor that reflects you and your style with a trendy feel. Here’s how! Continue reading
You’ve done the big stuff, bought the furniture, found the right area rug, even handled the lighting, window treatments, and wall art. So what’s left? Why doesn’t your space look fabulous? Chances are, you’re missing those little finishing touches that give any room that boost of a little something extra. How can you get that feeling in your home? All it takes is a little creativity and know how, and we can help. Continue reading
Whether you have a formal dining room, or simply a table at one end of your living room, an area rug helps define your dining space and make the room look more complete. An area rug adds texture and interest to your dining room and helps anchor your table; especially important in open floor plans. With all the rug choices available, how do you choose the right rug for you? Continue reading
What’s your kitchen style? Are you a lover of the wide-open range, or do you prefer a closed off galley? Open or closed, there are fans on both sides. An open floor plan enables the host to stay more involved and no be walled off from guests, it’s also argued that it’s better for families. Advocates of the closed kitchen say it’s nice to be able to close the door on the mess and smells of cooking, keeping them away from guests.
Which side do you fall on? Most of us have a quick, almost automatic answer. If you’re house hunting, or about to tackle a renovation, it’s time to give it some thought. Continue reading