Texture often takes a backseat to color and pattern, but it can make a big impact on your home decor. While you can easily give any space a dash of it with the right area rug and throw pillows, consider committing to texture in a bigger way. Incorporating texture into your walls and windows can make for a truly original space. Plus, layering texture in this way can make for a standout backdrop that makes your overall design pop.
From wood to stone and metal, here are a few of my favorite ways to take texture up a notch.
It isn’t every day that you come across an outstanding space like the great room in my recent client's home. The airy room is beautifully appointed, but the focal point is definitely a spectacular collection of 10 large windows.
The client adored the natural light that the windows drew into the room. However, the large windows and their existing shades posed a few problems.
Going green with design has never been so easy. At every step of the decorating process, there are plenty of options to make your home as green as it is gorgeous.
When it comes to putting the finishing touches on a remodeling project, window treatments are like icing on the cake. So I was excited to assist my client, Leslie, find the perfect window coverings for her newly remodeled Tuscan-themed kitchen and adjacent dining area.
I love a good makeover, don’t you? There’s something exhilarating about giving a space -- or in my case a set of windows -- a fresh new look.
Whether you are designing a nursery or going from big kid room to teenager’s sanctuary, you’ll follow the same rules to create a fun and functional space. Here are a few tips on designing a child’s room that will easily transition through the years.
Thanksgiving is all about family, friends, and giving thanks over a bountiful and delicious meal. When setting the table this holiday, you'll want to infuse your dining room with warmth and festive cheer. Follow these design tips to create the right ambiance.
Windows can account for between 25 and 40 percent of your home’s energy loss, according to the Center for Resource Conservation. However, there’s a way to fight the energy drain. Window coverings can be a cost-effective way to limit the amount of heat that escapes from your home in colder months. Here are three tips on using window treatments to increase energy efficiency.
My client, Theresa, has a lovely country-inspired home with wooden walls and giant windows. Her house is set against a picturesque view of trees that showcase the beauty of fall. The large windows are a big pro: they allow my client to look out at a beautiful view and let in natural light on sunny days.
What’s in store for 2015? Streamlined spaces that work with today’s lifestyles, new color palettes, and overall a sense of fun and creativity. Read on for my predictions for home décor in the new year.