When you think about your home’s exterior design, front doors aren’t usually the first thing that comes to mind. We tend to think about front doors in terms of their practical purpose – to let guests in and out. But your front door is actually one of the most important elements of your home.
As one of the most diverse cities in the country, Houston is a place families from all over the world call home. The appeal of homes on large lots with gorgeous details and tons of room, has surprisingly, brought quite a few NYC and Manhattan transplants to the area. But when you think about moving and designing your new home on top of that, it can be so stressful!
One of the things I don’t think any home can have enough of is storage. Whether it’s a place to put away your kid’s toys, store extra pool towels, or display your fine china, all these items need to have a specific spot when they aren’t in use. And though it would be fabulous to have all this storage already built in, that’s not always the case.
Starting a design project is such a fun and exciting time! But finding the right interior designer for your project can feel overwhelming. You want to find someone who understands you, your style and your vision. You want a designer who does the type of project you’re looking to do and someone who will communicate effectively with you.
Neutral colors like shades of white, cream and light brown are the most popular colors to use when painting your home. These tones work with any other color and don’t lend themselves to a specific design style. They’re subtle, timeless and provide the perfect background for any space.
One of my favorite design styles is mid-century modern. Classified by , this style is all about pieces that are sleek and timeless. This period was also an important era for furniture design, as some of the most iconic pieces were created during this time.
Whether you’re using furniture pieces or accessories, antiques are so versatile. These pieces bring together the past and the present in a very timeless way while adding charm and character to the space.
So when you think about incorporating antiques into your design, you might think about using antique furniture in a study or showcasing special pots, pans or dishes in the kitchen. Today I wanted to share a few other unique ways to use antiques in your interior.