Monthly Archives: April 2016

Market Update: A look at industry trends on display at High Point

This spring, interior design professionals from around the globe came together to explore, learn and collaborate at the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world – the High Point Market. The wildly successful bi-annual event attracts the industry’s best of the best – from world famous designers and celebrities to respected manufacturers and brands. […]

How to decorate an awe-inspiring formal living area

Orchestrating the elements of a room can be a playful and creative endeavor. Embrace color, comfort and luxe – and a variety of styles – in order to express your personal vision of home.   Formal + Casual Elements:  Mix formal and casual elements like a metallic vase with a handful of flowers in delightful disarray. […]

Spruce up your outdoor spaces for spring

Spring has sprung! With warmer temperatures and blooming flowers, it’s the perfect time to be outdoors. Whether hosting an alfresco dinner party or simply playing in the backyard with family, extend the longevity of your gatherings past daylight hours with well-designed lighting. Illuminate the season and define your outdoor spaces with these handy lighting tips: […]

An exclusive luxury home tour with award-winning interior designer Doris Pearlman

Through extraordinary talent, careful attention to detail and expert design techniques, Doris Pearlman is in the business of bringing people’s dream home visions to life. As an award-winning interior designer, respected industry thought leader and founder of Possibilities for Design, Inc., Doris partners with national homebuilders across the country to develop creative and inspiring interior […]

Designer picks for lighting your french country kitchen

  The elegance of European decor and the simplistic beauty of country style come together in perfect harmony in the French Country home. If you are smitten by the mixing of vibrant and subtle hues, wrought-iron furniture, blue and white porcelain and whitewashed wood surfaces – you have the French Country bug. Timeless toile prints and provincial […]

3 ways to decorate your traditional bedroom

Traditional furnishings can have a classic look without being too formal or precious. Embrace soft colors like sea green and ivory in a mix of inviting texture to create a welcoming atmosphere. 1. Focus on comfort: Above all, the bedroom should be a serene retreat, a place where light, color and form combine to create […]

3 essential elements for creating a relaxing master bath

Turn your master bathroom into an ideal area to relax and rejuvenate with some simple updates. You don’t have to travel to an elaborate spa when your in-home bathroom is an experience in itself. Here are quick upgrades you can complete in a weekend: Incorporate soft surroundings. Velvet-covered seating, plush towels and silky rugs are all […]

Traditional charm and eclectic style collide in a unique bungalow remodel

When Lee and Liz Lowry learned they were pregnant after just a few short months of marriage, they knew it was time to kick their home remodel plans into high gear.   The couple had recently purchased a quiet 1920s bungalow style home in the heart of a young, trendy neighborhood in Charlotte, N.C. – […]

3 keys to lighting your vintage home

Do you love flea-market finds that you can update with your own touch of creativity? Does your heart soar when you walk into a room that feels like you’ve stepped back in time? Are you giddy that brass finishes are coming back in style? Are you drawn to antique shops?  If you answered “yes” to any of […]

How to bring your rustic farmhouse style to life

The rustic farmhouse style can be described as clean and simple with a country flair. Rich wood tones, rustic antique décor and white simplicity in an open layout are all details that characterize this style of design. Read on to learn how you can incorporate this intriguing and inviting design approach to every room of […]