l thought I would do something a bit different on my blog by interviewing my very first client! Nicola, who is an HR Director for tech companies was my very first client who gave me an opportunity to design her beautiful sunny 1920’s Marina-style home in Potrero Hill. Continue reading to see what design problem she needed help with and why she hired an interior designer to transform her home!
Thanksgiving is coming up soon and what better way to celebrate all the things you are thankful for than with Give Thanks themed home decor? From prints to table settings to wine bottles, there are many simple and affordable ways to incorporate “Give Thanks” decor into your home just in time for Thanksgiving. Below are some ideas to give you inspiration!
You can easily create simple DIY banners in various colors, shapes, and materials in different fonts and sizes. There are lots of free downloadable templates and banners such as this FREE printable collection by The TomKat Studio, which also includes templates for menus, place cards and buffet labels. Place the banner over your fireplace mantel or in your dining area for guests to admire and enjoy.
There is a misconception by most people, even interior decorators & designers, that you should use white or pale colors to brighten up a small or dark room. Light colors work well if you have a room with windows that bring in enough natural sunlight where you don’t have to turn on any lights to read a book. However, white or pale colors don’t work if you have a room with no windows. Here is an example where white doesn’t work in the space even with lights. It accentuates the shadows in a space versus absorbs the shadows.
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