A good interior decorator will work with you at every step, ensuring that a room accurately reflects your personality and style. However, in the end what makes a room feel lived in, is personal items that are added over time.
For many people one of the main ways of personalizing a room is with art. From teenagers with posters of music stars and students with posters of their favourite cult film, to art works picked up on vacation, everyone has images they love. For many, collecting art can be a bit daunting. People within the art field lament the commercialization of art, i.e. that art is about resale value rather than love. Continue reading
Turn your interiors into a “tribute to the sea” with these tips for a nautical-style room. Be inspired by the outdoors and create your perfect summer sanctuary.The summertime weather brings thoughts of sunshine and blue skies, cottages,
The summertime weather brings thoughts of sunshine and blue skies, cottages, beaches and boats. You might feel tempted to bring this natural atmosphere indoors. This summer, opt for a nautical style to give your house that relaxed seaside charm everyone loves. Here are a few simple ways that can help you achieve this style. Continue reading
Spring is the perfect season to rejuvenate your home with bright colours. Gone are the gray days of winter, and the sunshine is hopefully here to stay. You’ll see a cacophony of colours in everything from fashion to beautifully landscaped gardens. With so many lively and bold colours around us, it’s no wonder we feel compelled to incorporate them into our interiors. Here are a few suggestions for ways to bring colour into your home this season: Continue reading
Dwell Studio announces their first collection of indoor/outdoor fabrics. “The marriage of Dwell Studio’s unique point of view and Sunbrella’s high-performance product results in a collection that brings a touch of chic to any space, inside or out.”
These fabrics (and other colourways) are available exclusively through designers. Continue reading
Bring the outside wonders of spring to your interior with these helpful tips.
Spring is finally here, although it may not seem like it. With the cold weather and snow we’ve been experiencing lately, it’s difficult to imagine the flowers and freshness that will soon permeate the outdoors.
The new life blossoming around you provides the perfect excuse to bring new life to your interiors with a makeover to revitalize your home. Below are some tips to help you spring-orate your indoors! Continue reading
Robert Allen’s spring collection is right on-trend taking inspiration from artists’ saturated paint pigments.
There are three colour libraries to choose from.
Whether you prefer a modern look or traditional style, you can incorporate these fresh hues in your home.
GET THE LOOK !
Colour and pattern are back in style, and since spring is just about here, there has never been a better time to brighten up your space with some fresh new draperies.
I’m very excited to announce that my drapery workroom has put together a designer drapery program with specific fabrics that are available at a cost much less than custom. The nice thing about this program is that the drapes will be made to suit your window size and they’ll be beautifully lined. Continue reading
Did you know, that The Good Wife a CBS television series features some of the furniture from Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams. These guys are one of my favourite furniture manufacturers. I love the clean, classic designs. Continue reading
Every year, Pantone polls designers and brands about colors they’re featuring to aid in its decision for what hue will tinge the next 12 months. For 2013, the company has bestowed the distinction of Color of the Year on the shade its database identifies as 17-5641: Emerald Green. Continue reading
And the 2013 Benjamin Moore colour of the year is…. (drum roll please!)
Lemon sorbet (2019-60).” It’s the perfect transitional colour between the mid-tones and saturated colours seen in today’s home furnishings and the softer, lighter pastels which are emerging for 2013. Continue reading