Globally Inspired Design

Globally Inspired Design: Home Tour Monica Bhargava: Executive Vice President of Pottery Barn & Williams-Sonoma Monica Bhargava exhibits her impeccable taste revealing her ‘globally inspired’ California home that features a stunning white space filled with some of the best furniture and home décor carefully selected from both Pottery Barn and Williams Sonoma. The [...]

Modern Mountain Home

Modern Mountain Home How to Create a Modern Mountain Home I recently discovered the web-site of Studio McGee, a full service design firm based in Salt Lake City. Not only do they have stunning images of their design portfolio, but they also have a gorgeous selection of home decor that can be purchased through their online [...]

Easter Decorating Ideas

EASTER DECORATING IDEAS Easter is on the horizon. And, this year, Easter falls during the Jewish celebration of Passover. If those holidays call for a fresh new look in your home, your decor changes don't have to be the familiar ones. Why not add a little more individuality this year, whether its sophistication and glamour, [...]

Modern Rustic Design

Modern Rustic Design How to Create a Modern Rustic Style Home   If you read up on decorating trends or you follow the home décor shows on television today, one term you are sure to hear time and time again is “modern rustic.” The term is more than a buzzword, it describes a certain look and [...]

Scandinavian Design

Scandinavian Design in Interiors How to Create a Scandinavian Style Home Scandinavian design, influenced by the physical characteristics of the northern lands where it originated, is often thought of as cool and somewhat austere. In truth, it can be just the opposite, warm and inviting, relying on homey materials and favorite things. It is, however, [...]

Decorating with Color

Decorating With Color Mastering the Use of Color in Home Decorating Just as there is meaning associated with different gemstones in traditional lore, and there is a "language" of flowers, colors also speak to us in different ways. They can alter our moods, are thought to affect appetite and physical well-being, and have an effect [...]

Interior Design Styles

Interior Design Styles At the start of any interior design project, it's always a good idea to define what style should be incorporated to create in our own home in order to feel good in that environment. Although the top 5 design styles are typically Modern, Contemporary, Traditional, Industrial/Urban, and Classic, decorating styles have dramatically evolved over [...]

Urban Earthy Interiors

Urban Earthy Interiors: Jenni Kayne Urban, earthy & au naturel, these stunning spaces accomplish their balance and sophistication through the layering of textures, keeping color scheme to a minimum and incorporating organic and monochromatic accents. If you are designing a monochromatic color scheme based on neutrals, it works well to tailor your neutral [...]

Soft Surroundings

Soft Surroundings Soft Surroundings, based in St. Lois, Mo. is dedicated to making you look and feel your best. Busy women of all ages are their customers - especially those who need to be reminded to put themselves at the top of their "To Do List." Their philosophy is that by putting yourself first, you can take [...]