The DECORATING category is of course our signature subject! There are ideas here for the beginning decorator and the experienced one as well. Matt and I don’t design for the rich and famous, we design for real people with real homes and we keep budget, time and experience in mind as we craft our articles for you. Let us know if there is anything in particular that you need information on and we’ll do our best to provide it.
Looking for something new to try in your home? We have suggestions for every stage of your decorating project and every room in your home!
How To Decorate
Learning how to decorate takes time, effort, and patience. These articles will speed up the learning process and make it more enjoyable.
Color is the foundation of all design. Learn how colors work together, what they can do for a room, and how they can make you feel!
Read about various familiar decorating and furniture styles. You'll learn how to recognize each style and put them to use in your home.
Accessories are the icing on the cake of a well designed room. Use them to add your own personal touch and make a space your own.
Lighting is so important! It has the potential to transform a space from dull to dynamic. Pick up some tips with these articles.
Nothing freshens up a home more than seasonal colors and motifs. Learn how to add them and enjoy the exciting change they make.
Take a moment to consider how the principles of design apply to the outside of your home and see what a difference it can make!