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
Wallpaper is one of many choices in interior design and decor. In this blog post, I’ll show you that wallpaper is back in stunning and amazing new designs. It can create a great effect in your home, and it doesn’t have to be old-fashioned or dull; this is not your grandmother’s wallpaper! These designs are eye-catching and contemporary; they really complete a room. Some papers
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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
We are all affected by Pantone's Color of the Year. It touches everything we see in print advertisements, clothing, and home decor, and at internet speed. Pantone's Color of the Year is an undeniable force. For me, color is intimate and in the moment. I am often inspired by breathtaking Mother Nature, a client's complexion, or a rug. Below are some favorite color schemes, captured by
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.
The interior design colors you choose not only affect the look of the space you’re creating; they also have an effect on your mood, your happiness levels, and how your visitors perceive you. Color and lighting affect how you feel in a space. Your color choices are an important part of being your true self. I encourage my clients to use their favorite colors to