When selecting custom drapery, it’s easy to get caught up in the fabric selection. With so many gorgeous prints, patterns and colors to choose from, rods and finials can be a bit of an afterthought. However, drapery hardware plays a very important visual and functional role, and your selection should be just as thoughtful as when choosing fabrics.
In a little over a decade, the 65+ age group is expected double. And with most Baby Boomers hoping to age-in-place, rather than spend their twilight years in a retirement community, it is important to begin incorporating universal design principles into home projects now.
As a Décorview designer, I get invited into a lot of homes. Some are nicely decorated and others are in need of some TLC. New, custom window treatments are a great way to make a home look more updated and stylish, but they can only help so much if the rest of the home needs some attention. Wondering if your place needs a makeover? If it features any of these common home décor faux pas, then it’s time for an update!
Downsizing, affordability and society’s shift toward a more eco-conscious mindset have many people embracing a smaller, more efficient home and the streamlined lifestyle it affords. But just because your home is small, doesn’t mean you must sacrifice on style. Here are 6 big decorating ideas for small spaces.
Like fashion, home decor trends follow the season and in many cases take style cues direct from the runway. The latest prints, jewelry and design aesthetics find their way into our homes as a bold print for window treatments, metal detailing on furniture or a change in preference to natural and organic fibers.
Whether it’s a bit of sparkle, shine, frost or bling, iridescent materials are making a big design impact. Generally more at home in your jewelry box, gold and other shiny surfaces, add warmth, visual interest and light reflection, adding a touch of glamour and instant brightening to any room. Here are some tips for adding this 2015 home décor trend to your home.
While the average size of the American home has gotten bigger, for certain demographics – baby boomers and young families – the trend toward smaller homes is growing.
And it’s not all that surprising. Smaller homes cost less to buy, heat, decorate and maintain. They also tend to be more environmentally friendly. Plus, they’re a better fit for a streamlined lifestyle that puts more emphasis on activities and community.
French doors are a classic and practical way to infuse more light into a space, functioning as both a window and door. Because this design element serves a dual purpose, it often makes sense to have French doors outfitted with custom window treatments. But before you begin selecting colors and materials, be sure to read this guide on the picking the right window coverings for French doors.
Decorating a teenager’s bedroom can be tricky. Their design style changes as often as their shoe size. The key is to choose furniture pieces that will transition into adulthood and use easily swappable accessories, like artwork and soft furnishings to add age-appropriate touches. Looking for inspiration for your teen’s bedroom? Here are 10 stylish and age-appropriate rooms every teenager would love.
Dogs and cats are important members of our families, but they can wreak havoc on home décor, making us think twice about installing new carpet or buying a white sofa. However, with a few design tweaks, it is possible to create a beautiful home and safe environment for our four-legged friends. Here are three tips to make sure your decorating scheme doesn’t go to the dogs.
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