Trendspotter: Grasscloth

August 2, 2013Design Tips No Comments

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 No Comments

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

Corporate Visitors to Decorating Den

April 30, 2013About Us No Comments

We were so pleased to welcome Jim and Carol Bugg, corporate owners of Decorating Den, to our Naples office earlier this month. Their visit commemorated our receipt of two Southwest Florida Decorating Den designations [Business Owner of the Year, Top Sales (Individual, Developing Franchise Owner)]. We would like to thank them for visiting us, and … Read More

Trendspotter: Textured Wallpapers

April 29, 2013About Us No Comments

Eclectic Wallpaper by Other Metro Next Craving the look and feel of a cabin in the woods, rustic nautical cottage, exposed brick facade, or vintage tin tiles? Without spending thousands upon thousands of dollars to create this look using natural materials, this look can become a reality within your home! Maybe you enjoy changing up … Read More

What Do I Do Now?

April 18, 2013About Us No Comments

“What am I supposed to do?” is a question our clients ask of us a lot. You’ve had us over, and we have discussed your needs, stylistic preferences, and anticipated budget for any given project. We have provided you with a proposal, and we have worked together to create something that will fit within your … Read More

2012 Decorating Den Designations

April 11, 2013About Us No Comments

We are pleased to announce two designations Decorating Den has received for the 2012 year in the Southwest Florida region: 1. 2012 Business Owner of the Year 2.2012 Top Sales by an Individual (Developing Franchise Owners) These designations come as a result of our commitment and dedication to meeting the needs of our clients. Our … Read More

Trendspotter: Black Walls

March 26, 2013About Us No Comments

Black walls?! Say what?! For the typical home in sunny, beachy Naples, Florida, black walls sound overtly dreary, dull, and quite possibly depressing. However, various shades of black, charcoal, and gray are popping up in progressive interior design publications — both in print and online — across the country! And what’s not to love? If … Read More

Why is Working With a Designer So Important?

March 21, 2013About Us No Comments

In this new age of Pinterest, Blogs, and content galore, it is easy to see why DIY projects are becoming increasingly popular at such a rapid rate. The internet has streamlined the ability for home owners and design enthusiasts to share and receive information. With so many tutorials, creative ideas, and DIY recommendations on the internet, … Read More

Trendspotter: Bling in Your Home

March 18, 2013About Us No Comments

BLING! What does this fun sounding word really mean? Well, it can mean different things to different people, but in short, bling is anything flashy and fun that makes a bold statement, sparkling and shining for the whole world to see. A woman who wears a lot of bling might be wearing lots of sparkly … Read More

Incorporating Existing Pieces into Home Design

March 14, 2013About Us 1 Comment

As an interior designer, I typically come to your home to meet with you for an initial consultation. One of the many questions I ask clients when they invite me into their homes for the very first time is: “What about your home do you love?” In the same vein, I typically ask, “What pieces … Read More