The soothing shades of soft pastels can have just a big an impact on a design scheme. It can be refreshing to have a space where there is no accent piece fighting for attention just a simple understated and relaxing space.
Today is Bastille Day so I thought I’d share a little French Chic with you this morning.
Our home is full of practical essential items, crockery, bedding, towels, utensils, personal toiletries etc etc. But they are just items to fill a house, the things that make up the first part of that famous quote. It’s the things that make up the second part of the quote that make a house a home!
Here is my 4 essentials that make a house not only beautiful but a beautiful home.
I’m reviewing the possibility of setting up an on-line interior design service. The idea is to provide interior design consultancy and advice for my long distance readers. This would include a mood board; colour and design schemes; suggested layouts and furniture and accessory options.
Are you stuck for hanging space for your clothes? Or maybe you’re short of extra seating when guests arrive? German designer Yi-Cong Lu has the solution. His Chairs, Up and Down and Upside Down project turns simple folding chairs into a clever storage solution.
Stripes are a firm favourite with many interior design styles. Not only do they add visual interest and style to a space, they can also give an illusion of height or width. Knowing where and how to incorporate them successfully into a design scheme is essential.