When you move into a new home, it’s best to live in the space for some time before buying expensive furnishings or making any permanent changes. You need adequate time to acquaint yourself with the room’s function, flow and lighting. Snap decorating judgements can often result in renovator’s or buyer’s remorse.
With sunnier and longer days on the horizon, we’re reminded of our love affair with light. But like any relationship, there are times when one may get on the other’s nerves. With bright daylight comes glare, and better nighttime visibility often results in increased light pollution. Luckily, there is an easy way to minimize these negatives – custom window treatments.
You’ve spent time and money getting your home’s décor just right, only discover that the wall color, fabric or wood finish you chose is on the not side of a decorating "Hot or Not" list. It's official, your décor is on its way out. Cue the violins.
Most of us don’t have an infinite decorating budget, which means changing our décor to accommodate every decorating trend would be cost prohibitive, not to mention all the time it would take to source new décor!
More than 50 years after the Jetsons first aired, the futuristic world they lived in is now here. Well sort of. Flying cars are still a long way off…or are they? Cue the Terrafugia!
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.
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