5 Tips for Choosing the Right Window Treatments

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Window coverings can either make or break a space. The right window treatment can complement your windows and enhance the look of a room, while the wrong one can make a room feel bare and incomplete. But with the extensive amount of styles and types available, shopping for window treatments can be overwhelming. With the numerous options, how would you know what to choose for your space?

Live Large In a Tiny Space

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Whether you call it voluntary simplicity, downsizing, or small-space living, scaling back the size of your home can greatly diminish your carbon footprint, not to mention save you money in the process. However, with a smaller than average house, comes the occasional stress of trying to fit all your stuff into this tiny, little space.

A Fresh Perspective

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Having a little “Cabin Fever” this hot summer? A Fresh Perspective from an Interior Designer...

Out On Approval

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Be your own designer, and shop like one too! Michael Valdez talks about one of...

Spring Home Trends

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Looking to make some updates to your home this spring? We recently sat down with...

Styling a Bar Cart

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For those of us who love to entertain year-round, it is important to ensure that...

Outdoor Entertaining

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If you enjoy entertaining or spending time with your family, we suggest you create an outdoor dining space ideal for wining and dining. Incorporate indoor dining chairs around a rustic table to instantly have a warm and inviting place for guests. We have an array of chair options to fit anyone’s design aesthetic. To complete the look, we recommend adding candles to the center of the table mixing different sizes together.

Trends to Watch: Copper Metals

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If you would like to test the waters with this trend but do not want to break the bank with statement pieces, we would recommend starting with some smaller accents. These could include trays, vases, champagne buckets and other small ticket items. When using less dramatic pieces, you want to be able to create a statement in some way.

Olde Good Things “Back of the Truck” Sale

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Olde Good Things is one of the largest architectural antique dealers in the country. With four locations nationwide, they offer unique architectual salvage pieces. We acquire antique and architectural artifacts from many late nineteenth century and pre-depression buildings, which prevents them from ending up in landfills.

Eclectic Dining Room Design

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To start, it is important to find a table that fits your family’s lifestyle as well as your space. For example, don’t purchase a table that is too large for your space. While it needs to be functional, it also has to seamlessly fit into the space where it will be. Try to think outside of the box when you are picking out a table. Search for pieces that are weathered or have a vintage style. This can add a bit of charm to your home.