When I looked online recently for current ideas about paint colors, I discovered why people feel so anxious about selecting paint for their home. There are so many twists on the dos and don’ts of paint selection that it becomes very overwhelming very fast.
As a designer, I get endless questions about color – for paint, fabrics, furnishings, drapes, you name it. And I’ll say up front: there is no ‘wrong’ color, it’s subjective! But there is a method to selecting what’s right for you. When I work with you, I ask two questions before I get into anything specific.
Telling people who are downsizing into smaller homes that their adult children don’t want their stuff is one of the hardest parts of my job. Many people have a dream of passing along their china and antiques to their children and grandchildren. The reality is that the next generation wants to create a home that … Continue reading Downsizing When Your Children Don’t Want Your Stuff
Did you know you spend about 1/3 of your life in your bedroom? And if your boudoir doubles as your office (a no-no I can’t really scold since I do it myself), you likely spend even more. As an interior designer, I’m often surprised at how little effort people give a room in which they … Continue reading 5 Interior Design Mistakes to Avoid in Your Bedroom