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… […]
The Best Treatments for Your Arched, Triangle, and Oddly Shaped Windows Whether you’ve moved into a new home or just built one yourself, chances are high that you have some specialty windows on your hands. A specialty window is any window that doesn’t have a standard square or rectangular shape. Arched and triangle-topped […]
Many of life’s greatest memories happen outside, so don’t wait until you have guests coming over to speed-prep your patio! It doesn’t take too much work to turn your patio into a welcoming and comfortable outdoor entertaining space. Here’s a quick checklist to help you make it happen. Print out the list, start chipping […]