Your fireplace acts as a source of heat and comfort throughout the cooler months of the year, but it can also act as a considerable design focal point for your home throughout the holidays. Whether your fireplace is wood burning, gas, or even just a fake facade, here’s how to take your fireplace to the next level this holiday season.
As an interior designer working in today’s market, many homeowners are implementing pieces and concepts from various decades. In the same home, I’ve seen some appliances in colors reminiscent of the 60s, wood panelling that was popular in the 70s, and sleek furniture that’s a reflection of the interior design trends of today.
With the arrival of spring and St. Patrick’s Day, green is definitely the color that represents March. And Pantone, who is famous for their color of the year, actually named “Greenery” as the Color of the Year for 2017! You can incorporate nature’s revival into your home — and maybe you’ll feel revived and refreshed as well!
If you’re renting a town home or apartment, the lease usually states the limits to what you can and can’t do to decorate your home. Some might say you’re not allowed to paint or drill holes in the wall, while others may say you can do what you want — as long as the place looks exactly like it did before you moved in. You know you want to decorate, but how do you effectively do so while staying within the guidelines of your lease? Here are a few ideas.