Category Archives: Interior Decorating

2020 Colors of the Year

The paint manufacturers have made some exciting Color of the Year selections for 2020, have you seen them? Overall, they embrace a similar theme to help inspire by using colors of nature and colors that calm. Design with these goals in mind is not a new concept. The impact of paint color in our home, school, or work environment invokes a feeling and affects us. These paint companies have selected the following colors as their 2020 Color of the Year:

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3 Tips to Add a Scandinavian Style

If you were to step into a Scandinavian styled room, it might appear sparse to you. However, each piece in the room was chosen for a purpose or its beauty. The goal is not to fill the room; it is to simplify in use and comfort. If you feel the need to simplify your life, mindfully reduce stress, add Scandi-style to your home’s interior. 

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Fall Home Projects: 5 Tips for Adding a Touch of Fall

When the seasons change, I always get the urge to change the décor in my home. It doesn’t have to be an overhaul, a few changes that embrace the new season. When you think of fall on the east coast, you want to add a cozy feeling to your space, more light as the daylight is less, and a touch of nature.

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Fall Home Projects: Add a Fall Wreath

This fall dress up your home’s entrance with a new wreath! There are many options that you can purchase or make yourself! Be creative with your wreaths and think out of the box, using natural items or elements and incorporate fresh greenery into your home. We all like different color palettes or ways to decorate, check out these ideas for inspiration:

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5 Tips to make Artwork Appear Larger

Over the years of running a professional interior design, decorating, and staging business, I have encountered many of the same questions. A broad category of these questions has to do with choosing art pieces and how to hang artwork properly. If you missed it, read my last decorating article, How to Hang Artwork, for tips. A common question is how to deal with artwork that is too small for a specific area.

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3 Steps to Decorate a Bedroom

Recently, I had a question about how to decorate a bedroom. When approaching this type of question, many personal influences need to be considered. For example, likes and dislikes, what you are trying to accomplish, and your budget. Today, I want to offer a 3-step guideline for approaching this project and a few tips.

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How to Decorate a Narrow Room

One decorating challenge that I frequently encounter from my clients is how to handle a long rectangular shaped room. To help those of you out with this decorating dilemma, I want to offer a few tips on how to break up a long narrow room into zones or functions. Let’s review an example.

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