Defining Your Goals in the New Year

January 6, 2013Design Tips

What are your goals for this new year? As 2012 draws to a close and we journey into the new year, what are a few things you would like to accomplish over the next 12 months? How do you plan to spend this year? More specifically, what are some things about your home you would … Read More

Tips for Staging a New Year’s Eve Party

December 28, 2012Design Tips

It’s party time! After all, who doesn’t love a fabulous New Year’s Eve party? New Year’s Eve is less than a week away — are you planning to throw a party for your friends and family? Inviting lots of people into your home for a New Year’s Eve celebrating can be an overwhelming task. As … Read More

Peace Within Your Home

December 23, 2012Design Tips

There is no doubt about it — Christmas time and the holiday season is exceedingly busy. If you’re like most people, your days are packed to the brim. Holiday shopping, Christmas parties, school programs, preparing for upcoming travels,and many other commitments fill your time. Sleep is a luxury, and your house reflects a sense of … Read More

Home is Where Your Heart Is

November 5, 2012Design Tips

Great interior design should have one result — an ultimate goal, if you will — that you LOVE your home! In short, your beautifully designed masterpiece should create a sense of well being, peace, and effectiveness throughout the time you spend in your home. What is home anyway? 1. Home is where your heart is. … Read More

Take It One Room at a Time

October 1, 2012About Us, Design Tips

Buying a new (or used, dated) home is overwhelming in and of itself. Getting to that closing date takes a lot of work, energy, and (dare I say?) a few tears. After purchasing the home or condominium, though, you will begin to realize that your work has just begun. Decorating a home to your taste … Read More

Choosing Paint Colors: A Few Tips

July 27, 2012Design Tips

Take a minute, and think about your dream home. What emotions are connected with it? Peace, energy, excitement, relaxation maybe? As you are considering this aspect of your home, try writing down some thoughts about your dream home: By what do you want your home to be defined? How do you want others to react … Read More

Tips for Selecting High Quality Furniture

July 10, 2012Design Tips

What are some ways to select high quality furniture for your home? How can you be sure you are getting a good value for your investment? How can you know that your furniture will indeed stand the test of time — both in its style and its durability? Selecting high quality furniture for placement in … Read More

Lighting Up Your Life: A Few Tips

July 8, 2012Design Tips

As you consider your home, and the environment you would like to create for your family, it is easy to focus on larger items — things like couches, pieces of art, what is hanging on the walls, or larger furniture items. Often, we tend to neglect a most important finishing touch: the lighting of our … Read More

Long-Distance Decorating

April 13, 2012About Us, Design Tips, Testimonials

Claudia Leah at Decorating Den Interiors makes it easy for seasonal residents. With so many seasonal residents in Naples, decorating winter homes can be a little more complicated.   They’re only here three to six months and they have so many other fun things to do! This may present a problem for them, but not for … Read More