London Al Fresco Restaurant Inspires Garden Fresh Interiors

By  Sandra Hambley |   | Posted in " Color, Decorating, dining room, home office, interior decorating, Interior Design, living room, office "

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A charming Airbnb, favorite restaurant, cozy coffee house, or a piece of artwork can all serve as design inspiration for your decor. How wonderful would it be to bring the colors, patterns, shapes, fabrics, or textures of those beloved places or things into your own home?

 


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Modern Comfort: Basement Says Goodbye to Its Traditional Roots

By  Sandra Hambley |   | Posted in " basement, interior decorating, Interior Design, modern "

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Signature Design Interiors enjoyed transforming this family’s traditional basement into a modern family space for watching sports and movies that could also double as the perfect setting for entertaining friends and guests. Multiple comfortable seating areas were needed and a complete update to all the finishes, from top to bottom, was required.


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Purple Reigns in 2017

By  Sandra Hambley |   | Posted in " Color Trends, Decorating, Interior Design "

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It’s that time again when color experts are announcing their top color selections for the coming year.  Earlier this Fall, we reported Sherwin William’s pick of Poised Taupe a combination of earthy brown and conservative gray. Recently we learned that Benjamin Moore and PPG Pittsburg Paints both chose shades of purple for their Color of the Year, Shadow and Violet Verbena respectively. The two are very different, though both firms noted their decision was based on their hue’s ability to evoke a sense of nostalgia. Benjamin Moore’s Shadow is a rich amethyst with the ability to reinforce shadow and light.  When……

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Move Over Gray, There's a New Taupe in Town

By  Sandra Hambley |   | Posted in " Color, Decorating, Interior Design "

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We always enjoy following the predictions for color of the year and there are a few authorities on the subject who start announcing their winners in the fall.  For 2017, Sherwin Williams has selected Poised Taupe as their trend setting shade, a marriage between an earthy brown and a conservative gray.  For years gray has been a staple in interior decorating, and we still love it, but we are happy to see something with a warmer tone to use for a rich, neutral backdrop.   Color experts take their cues from a variety of sources before making their choice including fashion, the economic environment,……

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  • A Touch of Glamour

  • A Touch of Glamour

  • A Touch of Glamour

  • A Touch of Glamour