Interior Decorating

Affordable Indoor Home Security Systems

April 5, 2021

Now more than ever, home security should be top of mind. Property crime rates in the Seattle area continue to outpace the average United States city.  FBI crime indices range 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime) per 1000 residents.  Seattle property crime sits at 76.9 compared to the United States average of 35.4. (Places…

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Indoor Plants, A Healthy Interior Design Element

March 28, 2021

Did you know that indoor plants can benefit your health? Indoor plants bring cheer, soothing aesthetics, and blend with interior design of homes.  Houseplants act as decorative pieces, talking points, and can even be combined with art and furniture for a lovely atmosphere.  Increased residential teleworking is another reason to bring nature into the house. …

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Pantone Announces 2020 Color of the Year

December 7, 2019

Pantone has announced the 2020 color of the year! This Classic Blue is a shade which can be both restrained and regal or edgy depending on the applications. The selection of a classic color is a vast contrast from last year’s Living Coral which was a fresh and vibrant hue selected to energize and enlighten.…

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8 Tips For A Larger Looking Home Office

September 23, 2019

If you are a remote worker or freelancer, you probably know the struggles that come with a home office. All your work-related stuff, from documents to electronic devices and reams of papers are dumped in this one room or nook of your home. There is no gainsaying that this is a sacred nook in your…

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Poised Taupe: Sherwin-Williams 2017 Color of the Year

December 20, 2016
poised taupe color of the year 2017 Sherwin-Williams

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.

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Greenery: 2017 Pantone Color of the Year

December 8, 2016
Seattle Home Staging Greenery Pantone Color

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…

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Our 5 Favorite Last Minute and Budget-Friendly Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

November 22, 2016
Fall Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas

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…

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Mixing Natural Textures in Eclectic Design

October 13, 2016
Home Exterior

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.

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Soft Colors and Neutrals Update Craftsman Home

October 6, 2016
Staged Queen Anne Craftsman Home Entry

  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…

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Large Windows & Reclaimed Wood Defined This Wedgwood House

April 3, 2015

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…

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