It seems like recently homeowners have finally begun to realize that they can use the space outside of their home just like they use the space inside of their home. Personally, I absolutely love the outdoors. However, it can sometimes be difficult to get outside for longer than ten minutes if there’s no design in place. Designing your outdoor space so that it acts as an
When designing outdoor spaces, consider the curb appeal of your home. In addition to an attractive landscape design and flowers that add color for all seasons, a well-decorated exterior is part of your outdoor design. If you are looking for a home that is sure to draw a gaze, consider the beautiful Eastlake style. Famed architect Charles Eastlake wrote Hints on Household Style. Though Eastlake was British,
Silhouettes are making a back-to-the-future comeback when it comes to interior design trends. Traditionally, silhouettes are made by tracing the outline of a scene, or a person’s profile, and then cutting it out on black card stock. When framed, the detailed outlines create touching, and remarkably identifiable portraits of sorts. Whether you choose to use them as a cameo, or frame them independently, cameo and silhouette home
We love getting out to see new ideas for kitchen and bath design. We’re taking advantage of the KBIS “Evolve” event this weekend, April 19th through the 21st, in New Orleans. KBIS stands for the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and it’s something no interior designer should miss. We’re experiencing interactive showcases of everything innovative and exciting in the kitchen and bath design world including: First time exhibitions
Window treatments inject more style into your home’s interior design, especially in the kitchen. The following kitchen window treatments could be just what your kitchen needs to add a bit more style to the space’s design. Cornice –The great thing about a cornice is that it won’t block any natural light. It’s main purpose is to add architectural interest. It also helps make your ceilings look higher,
Have you ever taken a long look at your kitchen and noticed the proportions of the various features? You will notice that the cabinets occupy over half the total area. This means good things for you if you are looking to make a change in your kitchen design. The flat surfaces provide a great canvas that can be used to make dramatic or more subtle statements.