Design Through the Decades: 1930 to 1940
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Bedford Ma, recently sent out these little lifesaving booklets that highlight how Seniors can “Stay Independent”, by making their homes safer. A few highlights. Since falls are a major factor of fractures and injuries do these simple things. 1. Keep floors and stairwells clutter free 2. Remove small throw rugs. If you love your larger rugs, do what the pros do. Cut back the pad
One of the most important elements in a home is good lighting. It's also the element that is most misunderstood by both homeowners and builders. We can turn unused portions of your home into welcoming spaces by adding a layered lighting plan. What is a layered lighting plan? The Chandelier provides overall light and the pendants are special to a sloped ceiling for
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The sleek Dakota Table by Julian Chichester Spring is Here in MA., from Belmont to the Concord countryside Spring is here and it's a wonderful time for renewal both inside and out. If you're yearning for a whole new look or a quick update, Inner Visions Interiors can help. Perhaps it's time for a furniture update! This May, I shopped at
How do we get from "the before" to the "Wow, that's beautiful!" stage? In this post, I'll walk you through the interior design process, with the help of some pictures to illustrate the steps you have to take to achieve your design goals. Step 1: Questions, Questions, Questions What is the architecture like? How about the natural light, the exits, the traffic patterns, and the
The first questions most new clients ask me are, "how do I make the most of my family room?" and "how do I get the most seating, see the T.V., coordinate colors, and make the room comfortable for my family? I hear your questions. Here are the answers. Step 1. Put together an activities list Make a function list for your family room. Which activities
The holidays, Thanksgiving in particular, are just around the corner. We can draw our loved ones together by delighting their senses with candle light, flowers and delicious food. Dining rooms are where we nourish our family, have birthday parties, and celebrate life’s joys. Dining rooms are where hostesses have the opportunity to start their own special family traditions.
How do you build a design scheme that will last? By using your favorite colors and styles. True authenticity in interior design involves self-discovery. When starting to work with a new client I ask them to find ten pictures of rooms that they like and three that they hate. Sometimes I ask them to bring their favorite sweater or blouse to our meeting. We look at