1. Bleached Wood Cabinets 2. Black Interior Doors 3. A Touch of Brass 4. Patterned Tile 5. Classic Chrome Accents These are some trends for the coming year; however, classic choices are here to stay. Check out Home Design for Timeless Value and Black & White: A True Classic in Home Design for timeless design ideas.
I am currently elbow-deep in a shiplapping mission in my own home. My husband and I (He is my Robin for sure!) are DIYing our “shiplap” install and have plans to incorporate this design in several areas of our new construction home. Although it is a beautiful home, this place needs some character! My husband works… Continue reading Holy Shiplap, Batman!
Stepping outside of your comfort zone can be very rewarding. Chalkboards are certainly not a new concept in home design, but these ideas below got me thinking of new ways to use this timeless technique. I hope you try one in your home, too! On Furniture: Hostesses everywhere will love this table. Wine and cheese pairings… Continue reading 9 Cool Ways to Incorporate Chalkboard into Your Home Design
A clumsy toddler will make you rethink a traditional coffee table really quickly…with it’s breakable glass, collection of sticky finger prints, or sharp corners waiting to bruise-up your Frankenstein-walking child. That’s why they are called “toddlers,” right? Because they…toddle? Other reasons I encourage you to explore alternatives for the traditional coffee table include design interest, size/scale, and storage! Consider these unique… Continue reading Five Alternatives for the Traditional Coffee Table
Did you know Sitting Pretty Redesign is able to assist you with creating the look of a professionally-decorated space in your home, no matter if we are living as next door neighbors or on separate coasts? E-decorating is perfect for clients who live outside of the Greater Houston Area. And at only $250 per room, this service is… Continue reading What is e-Decorating?
Creating a focal point in each room is important to the success of the overall design. When staging your home for sale, drawing attention to a focal point can be a great method to move potential buyers’ interest away from awkward or less than impressive features of the space. If a focal point already exists,… Continue reading Get to the Point: Five Favorite Focal Points in Home Design
When I became a mom 16 months ago (but, who’s counting, right?), my home design and decor choices changed right along with my new lifestyle. My first priority is certainly now my child; however, I still have a need to take pride in my home and be surrounded by beautiful furnishings. There is an art… Continue reading 3 Tips for Kid-friendly Homes with Undisturbed Adult Appeal
Making a decision on selections when remodeling or building new construction is overwhelming for most of us. Even if you never plan to move away from this “forever” home, it is smart to make timeless choices with the design selections. Here are a few of my faves: White Kitchens Black and White Marble Crown Molding Stripes Hardwood Flooring Subway… Continue reading Home Design for Timeless Value
1. Baskets: Use baskets of all sizes in all rooms to add texture and provide an aesthetically pleasing storage to corral blankets, pillows, magazines, toys, firewood, books, groceries, clothes, towels…to infinity and beyond! 2. Towels: We previously talked about the importance of fresh, fluffy towels in 3 Essentials Steps to the Most Valuable Bathroom. Having an… Continue reading Ten Items for a Home Stager’s Toolbox