Four ‘I blew it’ interior decorating mistakes to avoid

I’m on my third house and though I’ve decorated all of them, I’ve never hired an interior decorator. Instead, I have trusted in cleanliness, the desire for a welcoming home, and pleasing color combinations to provide the comfort I desire at home. I’ve found that advice is often a good thing to have because it […]
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5 Books on DIY Interior Decorating

1. Domino: The Book of Decorating by Deborah Needleman, Sara Ruffin Costello, and Dara Caponigro If you want your place to look sophisticated without looking stuffy, then this is the book to pick up. Even if you buy it hardcover at full price, it’s worth every penny. This book doesn’t just give you pretty pictures; […]
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Interior Designers and Universal Design

Interior Designers are often called “Interior Decorators”. There is a difference; decorators may be in charge of selecting furniture and colors, but designers are trained to provide a safe and comfortable environment for their clients. I would like to discuss with you why designers care about your health, safety, and welfare. First of all, I […]
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Eco-Friendly Interior Decorating Ideas

Going green encompasses many things from consuming organically grown food to recycling and conserving resources. One of its major aspects is having a green environment around us. This starts with an eco-friendly home and an eco-friendly interior decoration. Eco-friendly interior decoration aims at providing a healthier environment to your family while responsibly utilizing nature’s resources. […]
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Easy Ways to Decorate a Large Scale Interior Wall

Some walls are more difficult to decorate than others. This is especially true of large scale walls that take all the attention from the rest of a room. And when they are left empty, they can seem even larger and more imposing. Do you have a big wall that needs to be scaled down? Try […]
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Interior Color Schemes

Home designers today have the best of all possible worlds. Manufacturers are at long last making their products in a wide variety of colors. Sheets and bedspreads come in more colors and patterns than we could use in a lifetime. Ceramic tile and bathroom fixtures are produced in bright primary colors, as well as the […]
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My top 5 interior decorating fails

I am actually crafty and have a good eye for style, but I’ve had some doozies when it comes to interior decorating. In the past, I came up with great color schemes and layouts, and then realized the floor plan or the accents of the room didn’t match. My interior decorating skills came by trial […]
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