Creating a well-balanced flow on open shelving can be tricky. It is easy to accidentally create a cluttered look if you don’t follow a few rules while decorating. Here are five tips to help style your open shelving for an uncluttered and well-balanced look.
Sherwin-Williams, one of the largest building materials companies in America, just announced its 2017 color of the year. The company is widely known for its line of paints and coatings, and has selected Poised Taupe SW 6039 to be its trendsetting shade for 2017.
The Pantone Color Institute selected Greenery, a lush and vibrant yellow-green, to be the color of the year for 2017.
Leatrice Eiseman, the Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, wrote:
“Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political climate. Satisfying our growing desire to rejuvenate and revitalize, Greenery symbolizes the reconnection we seek with nature, one another and a larger purpose.”
Thanksgiving is a stressful time for many. Hosting people is often a daunting task, and the holiday season is no exception. In addition to the ambitious task of cooking Thanksgiving dinner, prepping your house for friends and family can be overwhelming.
We put together a list of five of our favorite last minute and budget-friendly Thanksgiving DIY decor ideas so you can easier achieve a festive look and focus most of your energy on the turkey.
This traditional home in the Denny Blaine community in Seattle is framed by gorgeous trees all around. Mesmerized by the trees, we decided to take the surrounding nature and incorporate it into our design by using different natural textures to compliment the hardwood wood flooring and trimming.
Of all of the homes we have staged, the entry of this luxury craftsman home is one of our favorites. The details of the stained glass window inspired our color palette and design style. Its soft colors complimented the dark wood trimming and neutrals throughout the house. A stained glass window is classic and timeless, and we wanted to bring these qualities into our design while keeping the style updated.
Have you heard the saying that eyes are the doors to the soul? For me windows, like eyes, do the same for houses. The large windows combined with all the natural reclaimed wood products gave this Wedgwood house a soul and voice of it’s own.
Windows like this bring the outside in with this relationship they create a balance. This balance is what promotes a sense of peace and tranquility, the reasons why we are drawn to these types of spaces.Read more
Spaces with open floor plans come with many challenges.
More and more families want to buy and live in homes with open floor spaces. Our modern livestyle has become busy and chaotic, so much so, that when we are at home we all want to be with our families as much as possible. This demand has made the open floor plan popular.Read more
2015 is here. Personally speaking, I am excited about this year’s influences since most of the trends are up my alley. In 2015, you’ll see many design revivals of the past, especially from the 50’s era, with a modern twist. This coming year is going to be a year of bold colors, patterns, glamour and feminine elements, which will make 2015 a sexy year. Are you ready to get inspired?
1. Wallpaper – Do you remember the bold wallpaper from both the Mid-Century and Victorian eras? They are back in a big way and this means that consumers will have ample choices of color palettes and patterns to choose from. We’ve been seeing a lot of plain white and neutral wall colors lately and the new wall paper trend will energize these plain rooms. If you love wallpaper, but are afraid to use it in your entire room, try using it on only one wall to create an accent.Read more