Monthly Archives: February 2012

Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed wood adds warmth, character and looks beautiful when mixed with glass and stone.  I like the thought of injecting some history into a new home as a lot of reclaimed lumber is repurposed from barns, factories and warehouses. traditional kitchen … Continue reading

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Painting Tip

If you want to highlight your trim in a room you might try painting it a shade darker than the walls. In this picture the walls are Benjamin Moore Summer Shower 2135-60 and the door trim is Deep Silver 2121-60. Source: myhomeideas.com … Continue reading

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Painted Accents

I love the green painted trim around the window in this kitchen.  It ties in with the other accents scattered around the kitchen. Remember, to have a cohesive look you only have to tie the accent colour in three times … Continue reading

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Cozy Rooms with Personality

These rooms are cozy and inviting yet functionable. Arranging the furniture around a fireplace invites you to come in, sit down, relax and enjoy the fire. contemporary living room design by raleigh interior designer Heather Garrett Design traditional family room … Continue reading

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Why does a room need a focal point?

You may have heard or read somewhere that every room needs a focal point. Why do you ask? Is this so that your room looks like something out of a magazine?  I have to admit that for the longest time I believed this.  I … Continue reading

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