Even if you’re like me and don’t live in a farmhouse, I urge you to consider using this design aesthetic as inspiration when decorating for the holidays. Modern farmhouse Christmas decor delivers all the warm, fuzzy holiday feelings most of us crave this time of year.
Over the years I’ve had success with using tricks that fool the eye and overcome those hard edges that crop up when painting open plan rooms. Now I’d like to share them with you.
These days, new or renovated homes are often finished out in 100 percent gray. It’s very modern and quite pretty, in my opinion. But many of my clients express uncertainty about how to decorate a gray room. Here’s how I choose colors to complement gray.
Are you a new homeowner feeling bewildered by what to do after buying your first house? Maybe you just bought your second or third home and don’t want to repeat the mistakes you made the last time around. Being solely responsible for something as huge as a house can be daunting, so stick with these six strategies to safely dip a toe in the vast waters of home ownership.
Do you dream of jaw-dropping kitchen sink window treatments but feel overwhelmed by all of the possibilities? The window treatments over a kitchen sink are one of the most important to get right in a home because they highlight a highly visible, frequently used space. Making the most of this high-profile window is easy with our simplified process.
This month, I want to go beyond window treatments and right into the great outdoors. Now that the Texas summer’s behind us and we can leave our doorsteps without breaking a sweat, there’s nothing better than enjoying nature to its fullest. And you can do so with your home in mind! A few “homey” reasons […]
My friends and fellow homeowners, I am thrilled to share some exciting news with you… Made in the Shade DFW won the Best of Denton County Home Services category! Call me honored! And humbled! And overjoyed! While the nomination was certainly a surprise, the Best of Denton County awards aren’t new to our […]
Finding treatments for sliding glass doors poses a unique challenge for many homeowners. You want something easy-to-use and beautiful to look at, but you also want to maximize the view and protect your interior from UV rays. So which do you choose? Let’s dive into some options! Why Drapes & Sheer Curtains Are Beautiful Options […]
One of the biggest design dilemmas we see in Texas homes is trying to create a color palette that is cohesive with your stone fireplace. Stone fireplaces can be beautiful, of course, but if they’re not in a color you really love — or if you’re trying to go with the all-white interior trend — […]
Though most of our clients are furnishing new homes, every so often we get called in to fix bad situations. Fortunately (or unfortunately), these situations were easily preventable — if only someone had shared the right advice early on! To help you avoid making the same simple mistakes, here are a few cautionary tales… […]