Category Archives: Decorating Tips and Tricks

Changing Your Décor When Your Tastes Change

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks, Interior Design Trends, Seasonal Design   |   27 December 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

As the New Year approaches, many of us are ready to get rid of the old and bring in the new. It’s time to put away those holiday decorations for another year and go back to simplifying our interior design schemes. This also makes it the perfect time to redo the look in your home or office so that it better represents your current sense of style. Use these tips to create a space that reflects the new you!

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Tips for Melding Two Different Styles

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks   |   4 December 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

December is a popular month for engagements, giving some lucky couples even more to celebrate during the holiday season. If you will be joining lives with your significant other soon, congratulations! But you might need to consider how you will combine your two homes. No matter how much you love your partner, if he or she has a very different sense of style, it could be difficult to create an interior space you will both enjoy. It’s not impossible, but do take into account these tips for making the transition easier.

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What Furnishings Should You Replace When You Want a New Look?

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Decorating Tips and Tricks, How to Choose Furniture   |   20 November 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

As time goes by and our circumstances change, often so do our tastes in interior design. It could be that a traditional setting was once what you craved but now you’d like to simplify things and opt for a modern style. By the way, that’s quite common – especially in the last several years when the economy took a downturn and many of us downsized. But rather than getting rid of everything in your home all at once, there’s an easier way to make a gradual transition to a new, contemporary style. Here’s how to proceed.

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Can a Historic Home be Furnished in Contemporary Style?

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Decorating Tips and Tricks   |   13 November 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

The San Diego area is home to numerous historical structures, built with an architectural style that exemplifies a bygone era. They are beautiful to look at and a worthwhile investment to own. But just because you live or work in a historical building doesn’t mean you must fill the interior with antiques. There are ways to incorporate contemporary furnishings that don’t look out of place. Here are our tips for combining old and new.

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More Than Just a Guest Room: How to Make Your Holiday Guests Feel at Home

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks, Space for Guests   |   28 October 2013, 22.12   |   comments: 0

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s time to think about the room (or space) you’ll offer overnight guests. Would you want to stay in it? If not, it may be time for some new furnishings. And even if it’s lovely to look at right now, think about adding a few items that would make it more comfortable. We’ve provided some suggestions for turning your guestroom into a beautiful and relaxing space.

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