The beautiful blue-green teal is a very versatile color that goes well with a number of other hues. I think there’s an array of great color schemes involving teal, including my three favorite: teal and gray; teal and yellow; and teal and violet. Take a look below for a beautiful example of each of these palettes! Teal and Gray Teal makes a tremendous statement set against
This month is a big one for home organization since many people made it their New Year’s resolution to get organized. I’ve seen a lot of features in my favorite design blogs and magazines that show home organizational ideas that are chic as they are functional. Here are a few of my favorite: Clutter can be contained throughout the home in nice containers. Trays work wonders
Dreary weather during the winter makes it important to bring warm tones into interior design for added coziness. Lately I’ve been loving the look of sepia combined with other colors like red, orange, green and blue, and I think these combinations are great for this cold time of year. Here are a few beautiful examples: Real Simple did a great slideshow on cozy decorating, and this
Recently I’ve been sharing updates on the blog about my bathroom design for the 2012 Inspiration House in Atlanta, a part of the Cathedral Antiques Show. With the Inspiration House premiere party and tours coming up so soon, I want to invite you to celebrate the opening of my blue bird inspired bath design. For more details, visit the Cathedral Antiques Show website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grout might not be the most glamorous topic related to bathroom design, but it’s important nonetheless. I am amazed how I was able to transform the grout in my Inspiration House bathroom with the help of a simple product. I have to thank Josh Andrews and Bob Andrews with Gilcraft Construction for finding PolyBlend Grout Renew. It changed the dull, worn off-white grout into a wonderful
Right now we’re not only in the beginning of a new month, but also in the beginning of a new year. What better time to look ahead to the interior design trends expected to be big in 2012? MSN’s Glo did a great piece featuring “What’s Hot in 2012” in terms of home decorating. Here are a few of the most noteworthy trends they mention: Wallpaper
Have you heard that Pantone named Tangerine Tango its 2012 Color of the Year? Since this bold orange hue is one that many people tend to be afraid to use in interior design, I want to show a few spaces that incorporate the color beautifully. When I think about tangerine, I dream about other places where this color is an important part of the culture. I
A mural is a creative way to add color and decorative interest to any room, and I’m happily including one in my Inspiration House room that’s set to open on Jan. 28. Finding the right decorative painter can be a fun process, and many interior designers have a list of muralists they’ve worked with. As a designer I work with my clients to understand what they