Interior Design

Room By Room Simple Steps To Creating An Organized Home

April 6, 2014

Just the word itself, organization, can be nerved racking for many people. The task of organizing a home or any space in general can be overwhelming for the beginners. But by breaking down the tasks into smaller chucks, most people can organize their homes and keep it that way. Below are room by room simple…

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What Does Happiness, Science & Decorating Have in Common?

January 29, 2013

Recently, I came across a study done by the University Of Florida about the relationship of our happiness with our ability to easily make decisions and feel at peace once we have made them. Basically, the study suggested that people who think too much before making decisions and debating with themselves as to whether they…

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Ho To Maintain Garden and Curb Appeal Year Round

November 21, 2012

Just because it may be wet and cold outside, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have outside focal points and interest in your gardens.  Nor does it mean that you can’t achieve an attractive curb appeal. It’s easy to have a year round garden here in Northwest. There are many steps that you can take and there are…

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Tips On Choosing The Right Chandelier For Your Home

September 26, 2012

The most common mistake people make when they are purchasing their chandeliers is not choosing the appropriate sized fixtures. I’ve seen fixtures that are either too large and overpower the space, or too small, which not only don’t provide adequate lighting, but also appear misplaced.   Before choosing and buying a chandelier you need to find…

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Is an Eclectic Style Home for You?

September 11, 2012

ost people are familiar with the Eclectic style since it is one of the most popular. However, there are some misconceptions about this decorating style since the word eclectic means different things to different people.  An Eclectic style: Consists of mixed elements, but it is not the same thing as a mix-matched look Is a free…

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Is Your Decorating Style Transitional?

August 30, 2012

What is a Transitional decorating style? Basically, a transitional style is the “New Traditional” where the classic style has been updated. Most likely, you have come across it if you have stepped into a Restoration Hardware or Pottery Barn store. Or perhaps you’ve seen it if you have thumbed through a Ballard Design catalogue or…

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Tips On Living In Small Places

April 18, 2012

Just because you may live in a small place, that doesn’t mean you have to live with miniature furniture pieces or plain decor.  Nor do you need to forgo luxury. Follow these steps and live large in your small spaces: The first rule of living in small spaces is selecting furniture with in right scale. Scale, scale,…

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