Decorating with Bold and Classic Red

Red is the color of passion and power.  It is vibrant and always stylish.  Incorporating the color red into your home is one way to bring life to your rooms.  Whether you decide to go bold with a monochromatic room of red or just add a few touches of red through furniture or accessories, this bold color makes a...

Proper Balance with Asymmetric Interior Design

Balance is a key element of good interior design.  A room can be symmetrical, where items are arranged to mirror one another on each side of the room.  Symmetry is generally seen in a traditional setting.  Asymmetrical is a more relaxed, less formal approach to balance in a room.  Although different items are arranged opposite one another, the successful...

Keep Entertainment Home with a Game Room

As more people are opting to stay home and bring in friends and family for fun gatherings, the need for unique entertaining spaces is an important factor in many homes.  A basement, room over the garage or other spare room can be transformed into a game room that has something for everyone. When designing a game room, determine what the...

The Versatile and Stylish Settee

The settee originated in the 17th century, evolving from the armchair.  It was considered social seating because it allowed two people to sit together.  Now the use of the settee ranges from group seating at the dining table and kitchen to an alternative to sofas in small spaces and in cozy nooks for reading or entertaining. The settee is smaller...

Decorating with Birds for the Holiday Season

We all know about the partridge in the pear tree, the Christmas goose and the hopeful white dove.  This Christmas season, why not explore a few other birds for your holiday decorating?  The colorful and flamboyant peacock, the wise owl or the vibrant red cardinal all bring a touch of nature’s beauty to the holiday home. The appeal of the...

Decorating with Green

There are so many different variations on the color green:  apple, lime, sage, olive, mint, chartreuse, emerald and many more.  Green is the color of nature and life.  Green symbolizes balance, harmony and growth.  Decorating with green in the home can revitalize and energize a space or just simply make it comfortable and stylish. Each variation of the color green...

Tropical Style for Paradise at Home

Lazy days spent dozing in the sun, balmy breezes stirring the palm fronds outside your window and fruity drinks served with colorful miniature umbrellas.  You can bring a tropical getaway to your home with this easy, breezy style. Designing your space with a tropical theme can be achieved two ways.  If you want a more toned-down natural interior, use a...

How to Decorate Rooms with High Ceilings

The sky is the limit when decorating rooms with high ceilings.  Let your creativity soar in the abundance of space that a high ceiling offers.  Don’t let that additional empty space intimidate you.  By adding architectural elements, using large furniture and implementing a few other tricks, you can tame a high ceiling or make it the standout feature of...

Enliven Your Walls and More with Wallpaper

Wallpaper has come a long way and it is still one of the best ways to add character, glamour and finesse to your walls.  You can wallpaper an entire room or use it to accent just one wall.  Wallpaper can be used to enliven bookshelves and furniture.  Textured, glossy, shimmering or novelty, the variety of wallpaper available makes it...

Versatile and Durable Acrylic Furniture

Whether you’re looking for an alternative to glass or just want something different, acrylic furniture is an inspired choice for your home.  Acrylic furniture is durable, functional and fashionable.  Seen in interiors both modern and traditional, acrylic pieces are becoming increasingly popular. Acrylic is a great alternative to glass for many reasons.  It is highly durable and stands up well...