Holiday Hospitality: Mood Lighting

December 13, 2013About Us, Design Tips, Lighting

Life is a whirl-wind right now and our little office is so busy! We had good intentions with this series of hospitality helps but the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is rapidly disappearing. Sometimes even among the buzz of holidays and crowds a small change, a flick of the switch even, can make all of … Read More

Ready for the Holidays: The Bar Cart

November 8, 2013About Us, Design Tips

Tis the season for all things holiday hosting related! Whether you play host to family or friends (not that these groups are mutually exclusive), in-town or out of town guests, a house full of kids or an evening full of cocktails, hospitality is the name of the game. For the next few weeks we will … Read More

Trendspotter: Industrial Chic

September 27, 2013Design Tips, Lighting, What's new in Home Fashion?

The Industrial look is making a come back and is ready to  revolutionize your home. Now, if you are having visions of your warm and inviting space turning cold and sterile – never fear! This Industrial Revolution has been given a bit of chic style that has transformed from cold and impersonal to clean and … Read More

A blast of color!

September 10, 2013About Us, Design Tips, What's new in Home Fashion?

Color can transform a space from “Eh” to “Wow”! We have been pinning lots of fun color schemes lately. Here are some color blasts that we are crushing on. Amazing how funky, bold wallpaper transforms the classic kitchen to something unique!   Painting the back of these bookshelves blue distinguishes the accessories and adds so … Read More

Fall Trends

August 30, 2013About Us, Design Tips, What's new in Home Fashion?

Labor Day weekend has arrived! Here in Southwest Florida we don’t exactly smell Fall in the air. Nothing is crisp or cool in anyway but we know Fall is coming by the exciting trends flying around the internet and popping up in our catalogs! Here are some things we see trending. Brass is back. Like … Read More

Trendspotter: Grasscloth

August 2, 2013Design Tips

Grasscloth is popping up everywhere! We have used it in quite a few jobs of late and want to share some of the ways we have incorporated it into an overall design. Small Spaces: Bathrooms and kitchens are transformed with this product. Keeping in mind this is a natural product we have opted to use … Read More

LED Lighting Techniques

July 17, 2013Design Tips, Lighting

You’ve seen LED technology used in many ways before — this progressive lighting innovation is used in televisions, aviation lighting, and many other commercial-use technologies. What does LED actually stand for? Light-emitting diodes, and these little babies are FINALLY making a splash in the world of installation lighting in the home. Though considerably more expensive … Read More

Some Helpful Tips for Pairing Prints

February 22, 2013About Us, Design Tips

When it comes to your home’s interiors, you most likely already have a lot going on — between couches, chairs, bedding, rugs, and the clutter inherent in daily family life, it may seem impossible to create a cohesive, styled, and lovely look. As you endeavor to pursue a unique design that reflects your family’s needs … Read More

Window Treatments: Some Terminology

February 12, 2013About Us, Design Tips

Decoding the world of window treatments can be relatively complicated — with all of the choices available, it can be difficult to understand, much less decide upon the appropriate window treatments for the rooms in your home. Today, we would like to provide a quick primer on the importance of window treatments, as well as … Read More

Selecting Couches

February 7, 2013About Us, Design Tips

Creating a unique and functional environment within your home can be an overwhelming task. As we continue to partner with clients and support their goals and objects, one task that can be difficult is selecting the right upholstery pieces. Selecting the right couch also includes selecting the cushion filling and couch fabric as well. These … Read More