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Open House: Designers Produce Uplifting Sanctuaries

The Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women & Children at Los Angeles opened its doors last summer to tours of 30 rooms beautifully decorated by leading designers in Los Angeles. These designers worked pro bono with the donations of numerous inside design organizations to create beautiful environments. The Good Shepherd Charity Project has been managed Read more about Open House: Designers Produce Uplifting Sanctuaries[…]

Something a Little Different: Fairy Houses

This really is something a little different than what it is you’re used to watching on Houzz, but after walking through a cold house neighborhood (what my grandfather always known as”the deep, dark forest”), I felt compelled to share this unique structure with you. Nestled into the moss, hidden rocks, under the spruce tree branches, Read more about Something a Little Different: Fairy Houses[…]

Obtaining it Wright: Now’s Prairie Style

Since the 19th century the 20th century was dawning, a bunch of architects and designers at the Upper Midwest banded together to form the Prairie School. An entirely new approach to national design, the Prairie School featured a new language. Rooms made from four walls and smaller holes for windows have been replaced with cantilevered Read more about Obtaining it Wright: Now’s Prairie Style[…]

11 Ways to Create a Bright Space with Dark Furniture

Are you wanting to redecorate around dim furniture and feeling like there’s no way to attain a bright space? Think that your only options are new furniture or a visit to the upholsterer? It is no secret that furniture and reupholstering are expensive, but there’s no requirement to go that path. Rather, embrace your dark Read more about 11 Ways to Create a Bright Space with Dark Furniture[…]