Flame Stitch Patterns Fire Up Home Design

“Everything old is new again” feels especially apt regarding the resurgence of flame stitch designs. This centuries-old crochet pattern has recently returned for a playful but classy look in home interiors. Furniture, background as well as trays are utilizing it, bringing life and whimsy to insides. Atmosphere Interior Design Inc.. A succinct history of the …


Danish Style Done Right

Scandinavian style is all the rage at the moment: those cool, crisp interiors full of simple wooden furniture, monochromatic colors along with the odd splash of muted color. However, what many of us think of as the classic Scandinavian inside is in fact Danish. Danish style is very structured and almost architectural in its own …


13 Homemade Headboards That Thrill With Creativity

I never needed a headboard before I made my own. A couple of years ago I followed Real Simple‘s step-by-step instructions (reproduced here) and in one afternoon created my very own custom-made, special-to-me piece of furniture (or is it an attachment?) With a staple gun, some cut-to-order plywood, foam, batting, and a fabric scrap I …


Talk: Maynard Studios' Masterful Railings

It’s not simple to be discovered when you’re a craftsperson working in a small town in Kentucky. However, after being in business for over 12 years, Maynard Studios is finally ready for the spotlight. Matthew and Karine Maynard create hand-crafted metalwork, and also their individually designed, hand-forged stair railings are authentic works of art. The …


Top Tips From a Green Interior Designer

When Emily Prugar of M House Designs in Virginia turns her attention to some other client and job, she does not go out and start buying furniture and fabric first thing. She instead envisions her designs throughout the strategies of upcycling, re-covering and buying green while never sacrificing design. The results are amazing rooms which …


What Color Walls Go With a Sienna Bedspread?

The sienna pigment was a favorite of this cave painters who tracked statistics in iron oxide and manganese oxide on walls deep underground. Raw sienna is just a yellowish-brown color that if heated, turns reddish-brown, and also is called burnt sienna. Both shades are powerful, earthy tones which may punctuate or dominate decor, based on …


Design Details: Introduce Popular of Crimson

Apple – finger-nails, the cherry along with a sundae, a sleek two seater sportscar — occasionally crimson can make the greatest impact when completed in little doses. For precisely the same reason the color can be used for emergency exits and fire extinguishers (re: it pulls the eye), additionally, it may bring one’s attention to …


DIY Job: Sit Rather with Mismatched Seats

Of last year I was on the prowl for completely un-pedestrian, one of a kind furniture for my breakfast nook. It became clear that what I needed to spend for your room would only cover the price of one seat after one hour or two wandering through designer showrooms. This wasn’t okay with me. Ready …


Layout 2011: 8 Decorating Tendencies to Play With

January ushers in a year along with new styles in style and home. Combined with the excitement of something new comes the problem of of creating these fashions livable and approachable. Last weekend I spent in the AmericasMart Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market as well as The Atlanta International Area Rug Industry. Just …


Details that are exquisite: Wainscot and Paneled Walls

Add paneled or wainscot walls to a house and immediately it’s more material and fashionable nature. If I could, I’d line several a wall in my own house with panel and wainscotting an area or 2. It can improve a house having a more contemporary allure while this inside depth is rooted in conventional architecture. …