Room of the Week: This client wanted to transform her guest room into a home office. The first selection was a beautiful desk with an interesting base. From there, a large credenza was added for storage and a modern area rug in shades of chocolate, purple and orchid set the color scheme. An upholstered desk chair adds femininity and purple faux silk draperies serve as the backdrop. Mix in a few accessories for interest and the space is complete! Beautiful!
Need some extra space in your life. Consider adding a Murphy Bed. There are so many different styles to choose from including completely custom. It's a great way to save space in a small room.
Picking paint color can be a daunting task for many homeowners. My advise is to select this last. Establish your pallet by pulling for colors and textures already in the room.
Also be sure to get a sample and paint it on the wall before painting the entire room. Lighting plays a huge part in the way that paint reacts to the space. Check on it morning, noon and night to make sure that you like the way the lighting is effecting the paint color.
I love the mix of soft fresh colors in this space. When mixing colors in your space it is important to make sure that all of the colors are complimentary to one another. Notice how the pillow on the slipper chair brings the color from the sectional over. Little touches like this help to create
Key Design Tip:: Use layers of lighting. In this kitchen, the backsplash is lit, chandeliers are hung over the island, and the cabinet interiors are filled with light. Building layers of lighting creates interest and intrigue. In a room where everything is lit evenly, nothing stands out. First, pick a focal point and highlight it. Then, add general ambient lighting and some lower lighting for interest.
Room of the Week: This young couple was welcoming their second child and wanted her room to be as nice as her big sister's room. After painting the room pink, a chair rail was added and wallpaper was hung below to give the walls some contrast. A custom window treatment was installed and custom bedding was added to the crib. The combination of fabrics and wall covering created a soft pastel, yet colorful room.
Upcoming Design Trend:: Greek Blue is predicted to be one of the color trends in 2015. We already love it in these gorgeous rooms, what about you?