Pale and subtle, or dark and daring grey. These are the colors of the moment. Different tones of grey and silver create dimension in any space. Calm and sophisticated, this color scheme is the perfect way to update and modernize your home. (more…)
Today's Home Blog
Clients often express to me their interest in pieces of furniture with “pins” or “tacks”. What they are referring to are nailheads. Yet most are unaware of their original purpose. (more…)
I have worked with some of my clients for over 15 years BC (before children). One of these clients bought a 2 story, mid-century modern house in a modest neighborhood with a funky personality of its own. (more…)
Bassett Furniture such as sofas, chairs, ottomans, kitchen tables, beds, nightstands. Where do they come from?
All these furniture pieces start off as nothing more than raw materials: wood, fiber, foam, etc. What turns them into a finished product that we sit on, eat on or put our nightly glass of water on? A furniture manufacturer! (more…)
Coffee table books are a great way to accessorize and display your interests throughout your home. There is a coffee table book for just about anything, so it is the perfect self-expressive accent.
Do you dream of having your home’s main living area feel complete, furnished with everything warm, cozy and sumptuous? I am currently working on a design project for a client with just this request.
Buying paint for your home comes along with lots of questions. Here’s everything you need to know.
This summer, some of Pittsburgh’s best home furniture and services companies are teaming up for Pittsburgh Magazine’s Ultimate House 2016. We’re excited to join in on the fun, and add our own unique touch to this amazing project.
Video credit: Pittsburgh Magazine (more…)
What do I call it?
“Cocktail table” and “coffee table” can be used interchangeably when talking about this piece. Some people will insist that coffee tables are round and cocktail tables are rectangular. Or that cocktail tables are slightly taller.
However, most designers will use the terms more loosely. Most high-end furniture manufacturers will have them labeled as “cocktail tables” on their websites, so keep that in mind when searching!
I love summer, when my home seems to “grow” (no pun intended). The sunshine gives me the opportunity to take things outside, and utilize my outdoor living areas. My deck with its wrap around banquet seating, and my dining table under my gazebo…they just call to me when I’m at home in the summer!
Think of all your outdoor spaces as additional rooms. (more…)