How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

How to Decorate a Christmas Tree How to Decorate a Christmas Tree: The secret to decorating a beautiful Christmas tree is similar to designing any room in your home – style in layers! The standard elements that go into decorating a Christmas tree are lights, garland, tinsel, and ornaments. Whatever your preferred design aesthetic [...]

Arhaus Fall 2020 Catalog

Arhaus Fall 2020 Catalog The Arhaus Fall 2020 issue is out and it’s filled with unique styles, new arrivals, and plenty of design inspiration from their time. LAUREL CANYON DESIGN A relaxed, luxurious vibe is created by rich leather, petrified wood, and accents that match the California sun.  In the Laurel [...]

Casual Living Room Ideas

Casual Living Room Design Ideas Looking for casual living room design ideas? Here are a few fabulous living room looks from Lulu & Georgia for inspiration. They design and curate the best and latest in interior design, make it accessible, and keep you up-to-date on cutting-edge trends in the industry. That way, you can [...]

Bedroom Design Ideas

Bedroom Design Ideas Looking for bedroom design ideas? Your bedroom is far more than just a place for sleeping, it's also your own personal sanctuary within the home.  Whether you've just moved to a new home or are looking to redecorate, your finished bedroom should make you feel relaxed and comfortable while reflecting your [...]

Atmosphere Interior Design

Atmosphere Interior Design Atmosphere Interior Design Atmosphere Interior Design is one of the more influential and well-known interior design businesses in Western Canada. Their team strives to not only provide exceptional design, but to also serve our customers and clients, as well as to become a resource for the broader design community. [...]

Jean Stoffer Interiors

Jean Stoffer Interiors A native Chicagoan, and recent Southwest Michigan transplant, Jean has built her design firm focusing on each project with careful attention to detail, respect for classic architecture and genuine interest in her clients, their lives and how they hope to use their home. She originally became nationally known for her unique [...]

Julie Howard Interiors

Julie Howard Interiors Julie Howard views her role as a designer much like a conductor of an orchestra. She specialize in new construction design to create unique, exquisite homes in the Chicago area. Currently she is working as the lead designer for Timber Trails Development Company in Western Springs. Her holistic approach creates a [...]

Breeze Giannasio Interiors

Breeze Giannasio Interiors Breeze Giannasio Interiors epitomizes fresh, sophisticated, timeless design. Classic interiors for the modern eye is their abiding principle. The studio was founded by Breeze Giannasio, a former corporate lawyer who redirected her career to embrace her passion for design. She brings the exacting discipline and rigorous standards from her former career [...]

Spring Home Decor Catalog

Williams Sonoma Spring Home Decor Catalog Source: Holt Dining Room Collection & Nicollet Seeded Glass Pendant Steel and seeded glass combine in a circular pendant that illuminates any living space with warm, modern style. Source: Yountville Sectional Structured Style: A sectional with tightly tailored slipcovers for a modern fitted [...]

Interior Design Ideas

Crate & Barrel Interior Design Ideas for Spring 2020 Crate & Barrel introduced a new collection in January 2020 that is rich with handcrafted detail, inspired by the Portuguese way of living artfully.  Relaxed and free-flowing, it’s a point of view that knows the beauty of life is in the little things. Surround yourself [...]

Pottery Barn Spring Home Decor

Pottery Barn Spring Home Decor Pottery Barn recently released their Spring Home Decor Catalog for 2020, and it's bursting with vibrant color.  The new botanical collection has everything from pretty peonies to tulips.  It's an elegant assortment that features the vibrancy of live flowers without the maintenance of fresh arrangements. [...]

Bria Hammel Interiors

Bria Hammel Interiors I recently stumbled across Interior Designer Bria Hammel's online portfolio, and instantly fell in love with her work.  It's clean, fresh and incorporates many layers of texture with stunning prints. Her interiors are never overdone, rather there is a seamless blending of color, shape and pattern that is refreshingly easy on [...]

Ryan Korban Interiors

Ryan Korban Interiors Interior Designer Ryan Korban began his career by developing a personal aesthetic characterized by an enticing mix of luxury, romanticism, and old-world meets urban style. Without any experience in the design field, his portfolio includes the homes of prominent figures in fashion, cinema, and music like Alexander Wang, James Franco, Kanye [...]

Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine's Day Ideas Valentine's Day is on its way and love is in the air.  Whether you are celebrating with your sweetie or will be in the company of your best girls and planning a Galentine's day feast, here is a collection of a few festive cocktail recipes, sumptuous desserts, and gorgeous Valentine's [...]

Scandinavian Design

Scandinavian Design in Interiors How to Create a Scandinavian Style Home Scandinavian design, influenced by the physical characteristics of the northern lands where it originated, is often thought of as cool and somewhat austere. In truth, it can be just the opposite, warm and inviting, relying on homey materials and favorite things. It is, however, [...]

2019-05-19T14:56:06-07:00By |Decorating Tips, Design|0 Comments

How to Make a Home Cozy

How to Make a Home Cozy A living room should be warm and inviting. Effective layering includes everything from textiles (pillows, area rugs, throws), lighting (overhead, table lamps, ambient features), furniture (sofas, chairs, coffee tables, accent tables), wall hangings (artwork, mirrors, photos), wall treatments (paint, wallpaper) and décor (vases, floral arrangements, books).  All of [...]

Decorating with White

Decorating with White Considering decorating with white? White interiors always look bright, fresh, and classic. This versatile neutral works well in a variety of color schemes, creating a solid and inspiring base to work from. When choosing white for your interior, it’s important to note that some whites have warm undertones, while [...]

Best Interiors on Instagram

Best Interiors on Instagram Here are a few of the best interiors on Instagram. From stunning contemporary living rooms to spa-like bathrooms to dreamy kitchens and dining rooms. I've been diligently adding at least four images a day to the Buyer Select Instagram account for inspiration for myself and for those who love interior [...]

Modern Farmhouse Design

Modern Farmhouse Design What is Modern Farmhouse Design? Rustic yet refined, modern farmhouse design is one of the most sought-after styles. It celebrates the distinctive design aesthetic that blends traditional country elements with both modern and industrial influences. This covetable look seamlessly blends the old with the new in masterful ways resulting [...]

California Cool Design

California Cool Design Looking for California Cool Design ideas? The term ‘California Cool Design’ defines a classic West Coast feel that is modern, natural, yet curated. The aesthetic has a fresh and clean feel that is often based in neutrals. Here, less is more and spaciousness and a minimalist approach go hand-in-hand. It’s [...]

Modern Coastal Decorating

Modern Coastal Design Modern coastal design is a fresh take on the traditional coastal style.  It's all about creating a casual and laid-back space using stressed or distressed finishes, modern lighting, bright walls, shades of blues and grays and woven textures. My two favorite sources for this style are Serena & Lily and [...]

Sustainable Bedding & Decor

Sustainable Bedding & Furniture There is a growing trend stepping towards  at-home sustainability.  Home décor and bedding brands are redefining our concept of what trendy bedding and furniture looks like. “The rise in direct-to-consumer bedding brands not only translates to higher quality goods for fairer prices but also to higher quality goods made with [...]

Urban Earthy Interiors

Urban Earthy Interiors: Jenni Kayne Urban, earthy & au naturel, these stunning spaces accomplish their balance and sophistication through the layering of textures, keeping color scheme to a minimum and incorporating organic and monochromatic accents. If you are designing a monochromatic color scheme based on neutrals, it works well to tailor your [...]

Interior Design Styles

Interior Design Styles There are many different interior design styles, and it can often be difficult to choose one that resonates with us as individuals. As an interior designer, I have an appreciation of design done well - regardless of whether it's modern, coastal, glamorous, industrial or farmhouse. The beauty is always in [...]

Design Trend: Decorating with Blue

Summer Refresh: Decorating with Blue The season’s unofficial color, you can never have too much blue – especially when it’s grounded in white and accented with warm browns. Bring the feeling of summer serenity to your home with a calming mix of shades ranging from navy to cobalt to sky. This year we [...]

Luxury Bedding – Meet the Masters

The World of Designer Luxury Bedding Sublime softness. Lush textures. Serene embroidery. The world of designer luxury bedding and bath is at hand. Meet the masters of this exceptional art form and indulge in the details of their craft. A beautiful arrangement of pillows is the ultimate finishing touch on a well-made bed. [...]

How to Make Charcuterie Boards

How to Make Epic Charcuterie Boards Gathering with friends and family over the is all about entertaining with delicious appetizers, hearty meals, and delicious cocktails. I'm looking forward to Easter this year and spending time with family. My son is finishing up his last year of University and my daughter is planning to attend [...]

2019-01-27T16:00:43-08:00By |Buyer Select|0 Comments

Constantin Frolov Interiors

Constantin Frolov Interior Design Constantin Frolov is a residential and commercial Interior Designer that creates luxurious and glamorous interiors with lux finishes. Located in Riga, Latvia, Frolov is known for his mastery of technical perfection. His firm creates interiors for the present and the future that views their work as a productive partnership. [...]

The Beauty of Fall

The Beauty of Fall Here are a few of my favorite images that celebrates the glorious beauty of Fall. From stunning Autumn scenery in majestic forests to Fall tablescapes and cozy living rooms. Follow me on Instagram and Pinterest for the latest in home decorating ideas. If you are interested in how to increase [...]

Kelly Hoppen Interiors

Kelly Hoppen Interior Design Kelly Hoppen has over 40 years’ experience at the forefront of the design industry, seamlessly blending a natural balance and timeless style to create a sanctuary that is tailor-made and all about her clients. As one of the most sought-after interior designers in the world, Kelly Hoppen creates both [...]

French Country Decorating Ideas

French Country Decorating Ideas Looking for French country decorating ideas? This post covers the various aspects of this style of design with decorating tips and stunning images of French country living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms and kitchens. What is French Country Design? French country is a broadly appealing design style [...]

Michael S. Smith Interiors

Michael S. Smith Interior Design Michael Smith is one of the most respected talents in the industry today with an international profile of residential, hospitality and commercial clients. He’s been named the Designer of the Year by Elle Décor as well as having been named five times to Architectural Digest’s “The AD 100”. [...]

Spring Decorating Ideas

SPRING DECORATING IDEAS: Bring the Glory of Spring Into Your Home Spring decorating ideas: It's time to shake off the chill of winter and add bursts of bright color, energetic patterns and lively springtime motifs to your home in order to effortlessly transition into spring. Spring is a time of renewal and it’s also [...]

My Modern Coastal Bedroom

My Modern Coastal Bedroom Welcome to a tour of my modern coastal bedroom. I thought I would create a section on the blog where I would feature some of the interior design projects I have recently been working on, including my own home. I have almost completed the design of two separate homes [...]

Coastal Decorating Ideas

Coastal Decorating Ideas ~ Bring Home the Beach Coastal decorating & design is more than just a look, the coastal decorating style lets in the breezy laid-back vibe of the beach with a gorgeous palette of crisp white and maritime blues. It also works well with a sandy palette and gentle hues of [...]

Small Condo Decorating Ideas

Small Condo Decorating Ideas If you are interested in small condo decorating ideas, you've come to the right place! I recently completed this project for an elderly couple who wanted to downsize dramatically to avoid excess space and eliminate the need for having to use stairs. They wanted to be able to walk [...]

2019-11-29T15:02:18-08:00By |Buyer Select, Design|0 Comments

Decorating with Color

Decorating With Color Mastering the Use of Color in Home Decorating Just as there is meaning associated with different gemstones in traditional lore, and there is a "language" of flowers, colors also speak to us in different ways. They can alter our moods, are thought to affect appetite and physical well-being, and have an [...]

2019-05-16T15:43:24-07:00By |Decorating Tips, Design|0 Comments

Christmas Decorating Ideas

Christmas Decorating Ideas I was recently on Instagram for Fall and Christmas decorating ideas and found so many gorgeous examples, I thought I'd create blog posts dedicated to sharing them. These home decorating and interior design bloggers are masters at the art of preparing their homes for the holiday season. From farmhouse Christmas trees to [...]

Holiday Home Tours

Holiday Home Tours I hope you enjoy this collection of Holiday home tour images from some of my favorite bloggers. It's fascinating to see how they each approach designing their Christmas trees and homes so differently. From traditional green and red to incorporating soft peachy hues and dramatic blues. Follow me on Instagram and [...]

Christmas Home Decor

Christmas Home Decor Looking for Christmas home decor and ideas to dress up your holidays? From plaid with some sparkle to glittering votives in very red, there are so many new ways to outfit your home in holiday style. Find everything you need, whether you dress your spaces from head to toe or [...]

Christmas Ideas

Christmas Decorating Ideas This time of the year, many of us are looking for Christmas decorating ideas to get a jump start on the upcoming season. I’ve been browsing online and found some gorgeous photos to share for inspiration. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales fast approaching, it’s a great time to [...]

34 Stunning Christmas Trees

34 Stunning Christmas Trees Find 34 stunning Christmas trees all decked out for the holiday season. It's that time of year again when Pinterest and Instagram are buzzing with plenty of Christmas decorating ideas. I'm always in awe of how beautiful each person's interpretation is of the classic red and green tree. Behold, [...]

Christmas Tablescape Ideas

Christmas Tablescape Ideas Image courtesy of: Craftberry Bush This beautiful traditional Christmas tablescape designed by Lucy of Craftberry Bush incorporates black, white, gold and red. From the plaid napkins to white and red serving ware, evergreen boughs, ball ornaments, twinkling candles, and gold battery operated string lights, this table setting is [...]

Easter Decorating Ideas

EASTER DECORATING IDEAS Easter is on the horizon. If the holidays call for a fresh new look in your home, your decor changes don't have to be the familiar ones. Why not add a little more individuality this year, whether its sophistication and glamour or a quirky sense of playfulness? In addition, you can [...]