The Right Rug

The Right Rug

by Susan Hall – Design Consultant, Custom Blinds & Design   Rugs are a “feel good” home furnishing in so many ways. The right rug adds warmth, interest, and definition to a room. Think playful or sophisticated, modern or traditional. Your...
Plan for Child Safety

Plan for Child Safety

by Sherri Tafoya – Custom Blinds & Design   It’s smart to think about child safety when you select design elements for your home. It’s a good time to focus on this important topic – especially when it comes to selecting design elements for your...
Monochromatic Palette – A Simple Way to Color Your Home

Monochromatic Palette – A Simple Way to Color Your Home

Applying a monochromatic or one-color palette is one of our favorite ways to add style and luxury to any room. It’s also one of the easiest ways to experiment with color and achieve harmony in space. Monochromatic color schemes may use only one color, but in all...
5 Big Impacts for 5 Small Spaces

5 Big Impacts for 5 Small Spaces

Think small, but go big!  These five thoughtful enhancements for the smallest areas of your home will surely give you a great personality! 1.  Empty Corners: Utilize those out-of-traffic areas not being used as a small office hub.  Laptops and iPads are compact enough...
2015 Color Trend Favorites – BLUE

2015 Color Trend Favorites – BLUE

Cool blue accents have made their way into today’s top home design trends.  In a world seemingly faster and more chaotic, turn your home into a retreat with this calm, confident, and carefree hue.  Here’s just a few ideas to help inspire you with this...
5 Tips to Mix Patterns and Textures Like a Designer

5 Tips to Mix Patterns and Textures Like a Designer

Mixing patterns and textures is a great way to personalize your space and add interest to any room, making your home feel more established and inviting.  Use your upholstery, rugs, pillows, draperies, ottomans, wall papers, and accessories to apply different textures...