Choosing the Right Gray Paint

Choosing the Right Gray Paint

Gray ” it’s” the trendiest color of the moment.  What was previously thought of as a gloomy day color, gray is now the picture of sophistication and elegance, the go-to neutral. How do you go about choosing the right gray paint? It’s definitely...
I Have a Design Crush on the 2019 Color of the Year

I Have a Design Crush on the 2019 Color of the Year

PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral Who couldn’t fall in love with coral? With its warm and youthful tone, it pairs well with anything from navy blue to gold and looks smashing in big bold florals and geometric patterns. Coral has always resonated with me… in fact;...
Staging Your Home with Vignettes

Staging Your Home with Vignettes

What is a Vignette? Vignette staging is a terrific way to stage a home to create buyer appeal and save the seller time and money.  This is a great way to create the right atmosphere and mood with just a few accessories. You may be wondering, “What is a...
Let’s Embrace the Hottest 2019 Design Trends

Let’s Embrace the Hottest 2019 Design Trends

I love the feeling I get right after the holidays. The decorations are all put away, and I get a chance to look at my home in a whole new light.  It’s my time of the year where I walk around my home and see how I can incorporate some of the latest design trends and...
Personalized 2-Minute Decorating Plan

Personalized 2-Minute Decorating Plan

Eclectic Home Office by Portland Interior Designers & Decorators Caitlin Wilson   Personal 2-Minute Decorating Plan There’s something about the New Year that gets my clients wanting to start fresh and give their home a new look. They want to update their...
Christmas Gone Tribal

Christmas Gone Tribal

Tribal Theme Decorating for Christmas I was honored to be chosen as one of eight designers for this year’s 2nd Annual “Holiday Home Tour,” hosted by the Roswell Woman’s Club. Five beautiful homes, in the heart of Historic Roswell, were featured and decorated with...
Common Holiday Decorating Mistakes

Common Holiday Decorating Mistakes

Photo by – Discover living room design ideas Holiday Decorating Mistakes to Avoid The holiday season is approaching fast and most of us are already pulling the decorations from the attic. Before you get caught up in all the twinkling lights and festive flair,...
What color should I paint my house exterior?

What color should I paint my house exterior?

Photo by JB Architecture Group, Inc.  Pick-a-Paint Tips – How to pick a house paint color. Each home has a unique calling card of its own, whether it’s a classic Bungalow or a charming Tudor.  It’s just a matter of time before a house needs a fresh coat of paint...
Decorating with the Color Orange

Decorating with the Color Orange

Fina Designs   Decorating with the color orange combines the energy of red and the happiness of yellow. True to its sweet and tangy taste, orange tends to add a bit of Vitamin C to any room. It refreshes, revitalizes and is an easy color to incorporate into your...
Pet Friendly Decorating – Ohhh…how we love our pets!

Pet Friendly Decorating – Ohhh…how we love our pets!

Pet friendly decorating can be beautiful! I’d like you to meet Lance and Cooper! They are my confidants, my sidekicks, and my “we’re so glad you’re home,” fur babies. It wouldn’t matter if I lived in a mansion or in a one-room flat, these sloppy kissing, tail wagging...
Where to Shop in Atlanta on a Decorating Budget

Where to Shop in Atlanta on a Decorating Budget

Best places to shop in Atlanta to help stick to your decorating budget As a designer, I’m always asked to pick out the best furniture pieces, area rugs, paintings, and fixtures. With unlimited funds, this can be simple. However, if you’re like most of us,...
Decorate Your Campsite – Beauty Can Happen Anywhere

Decorate Your Campsite – Beauty Can Happen Anywhere

Starry nights, fireflies, friends and summer nights are just a few things we love about summer. Here in Atlanta, we still have a few good months ahead to enjoy the great outdoors. There is nothing more magical than a starry night, a glowing campfire, and a good glass...
Outdoor Decorating Trends

Outdoor Decorating Trends

Lothian Interior Designers & Decorators It’s the time of the year to enjoy outdoor decorating. There’s no better way to enjoy your outdoor spaces than to surround yourself in comfort and style!  It’s funny, but in decorating we try to bring the...
Make Your Home a Spiritual Haven

Make Your Home a Spiritual Haven

Spiritual Decorating Last year I wrote an article about Intuitive Design regarding my spiritual connection to a home and how it speaks to me. Whether I am staging a house to sell or conducting an interior design consultation, I listen to my intuition. As I continue to...
Summer Decor – Usher Warmth and Sunshine into Your Atlanta Home

Summer Decor – Usher Warmth and Sunshine into Your Atlanta Home

With these easy steps brightening up your decor for the warm summer weather will be effortless and fun. It’s so easy to welcome in the warm weather with a few simple decorating ideas. Since the HOT Atlanta summer is now in full swing, it’s time to usher a...
‘A Diamond in the Rough’ – A Home Staging Story

‘A Diamond in the Rough’ – A Home Staging Story

In the Urban Directory, a “diamond in the rough” is defined as this Something that has hidden exceptional characteristics and/or future potential, but currently lacks the final touches that would make it truly stand out from the crowd.  The phrase is metaphorical and...
Interested in Staging & Interior Decorating?

Interested in Staging & Interior Decorating?

Comprehensive Home Staging and Interior Decorating Training Staging and Decorating Guild, formerly The Decorator Guild, is a comprehensive training school offering certification training in Home Staging, Interior Decorating, and Color Consulting. Founder and...
Decorating with Black and White – Timeless, Chic and Classic

Decorating with Black and White – Timeless, Chic and Classic

Decorating with black and white is becoming one of the most significant design trends. These two opposing hues add contrast and sophistication to any space. The black and white color scheme has been around for centuries. But successfully creating it requires the right...
Color Consultant Certification Training comes to Atlanta, GA

Color Consultant Certification Training comes to Atlanta, GA

Color Consultant Certification Training in Atlanta, GA ATLANTA, GA  April 25, 2018, Answering a need expressed by hundreds of her redesign and home staging students over the years,  Founder and Instructor Melanie Serra and her new business partner Karla Urbizo, mentor...
Paint Color Consultant Atlanta – How to Pick Paint Color

Paint Color Consultant Atlanta – How to Pick Paint Color

Portsmouth Interior Designers & Decorators Lisa Teague Design Studios It’s easy with a Paint Color Consultant in the Atlanta, GA area. Choosing paint colors is probably the most fun and most important part of decorating, but it is also the most difficult and...
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