Category Archives: Design Tips

7 Lighting Mistakes Only Rookies Make

Our lighting solutions specialist Anne Suggs recently addressed some unfavorable – yet commonplace – practices in lighting that homeowners should take extra care to avoid. According to Anne, there are special things to consider when approaching the lighting in every room of your home. And with a little knowledge, the right lighting can make any design project […]

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 […]

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 […]

Give your home a facelift with these 5 designer-approved DIY projects

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With an abundance of resources at your fingertips – from home improvement blogs to endless Pinterest pins to how-to YouTube videos – DIY project ideas are anything but scarce. There are limitless ways for you to update your home atmosphere, with industry experts readily available to guide you along the way. DIY projects not only look great […]

Refresh your home this spring: 5 amazingly simple designer secrets revealed

With an extra hour of daylight, colorful blooms taking shape and warm temperatures moving in – springtime really can feel like a breath of fresh air! As our natural surroundings get more beautiful and our days get brighter, it only seems fitting to carry that momentum into your home design. We talked to some of our designer […]

How to take on a Moroccan-inspired home design

  The Moroccan trend is a class of design not for the faint of heart. Bold, exotic and vibrant, Moroccan design is an enticing global movement that has heavily influenced today’s most on-trend interior settings. Positioned in Northern Africa bordering the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts, Morocco embraces many cultures, civilizations and religions, resulting in a […]

4 quick and easy ways to refresh your bathroom look on a budget

Updating your bathroom’s style doesn’t have to break the bank (or your budget). There are many small bathroom projects that take almost no time at all – and have a big impact on style! We took some hints from our friends at Dostie Homes on how you can refresh your bathroom look. Read on for […]

Design Tip: Chandeliers in new and unexpected areas of the home

Our Design Tips series continues with expert advice from Designer Deidre Lavigne with SH Designs. Deidre and SH Designs take pride in creating living spaces that reflect the personality, passions and lifestyles of each client. Today, Deidre explains a lighting trend that is taking shape in the residential space – chandeliers in new and unexpected areas of the home. Learn […]

Design Tip: How to make your favorite kitchen design elements SHINE

If you’ve been following along with our Design Tips series, you know that San Antonio Designer Dy Lynne Dabney loves lighting! Today, Dy Lynne focuses on what’s trending in the kitchen, and how undercabinet lighting can be used to accentuate your most-loved style elements. Tune in below! You can view all of Dy Lynne’s Design Tips now […]

Design Tip: Should you mix metals in your interior design?

San Antonio Designer Dy Lynne Dabney shares her expert advice on how to achieve an urban, farmhouse kitchen. Plus, learn how you should view mixing metals in your home environment. It’s all part of our Design Tips series!