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interior decorating

Design Excellence :: Design Mistakes New Homeowners Make

Design Mistakes New Homeowners Make

By home renovations, interior decorating, interior design
So you have purchased a new home! Congratulations! Now you want to renovate & or redecorate – let the decision making begin! We understand that you’re excited to start your renovation but before you jump right in, consider planning your renovation first. This month we focus on some of the errors people make when renovating their new home. Here they are so you can avoid them…

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Design Excellence :: Fast Furniture: The Price of Fast Furniture vs. Quality Products

Fast Furniture: The Price of Fast Furniture vs. Quality Products

By interior decorating, interior design

Fast furniture by definition is furniture that is made quickly and meant to last for a short period of time (between 1 – 5 years). Fast furniture is meant to be on trend and break quickly so that you can toss it and purchase the next trendy piece of furniture. Hopefully at the same great price that you purchased the first one. Sadly as a result, much of this furniture will be sent to landfill sites within a few years.

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Design Excellence :: The Truth About Thread Counts

The Truth About Thread Count

By interior decorating, interior design

When it comes to bedding there are a lot of misconceptions about what makes good quality sheets. A high thread count is often mistaken for soft, good quality sheets. Thread count is measured by the number of threads woven into one square inch of fabric. Thread count is calculated by the number of threads woven Horizontally “weft” and Vertically “warp”.

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What's the Difference Between Interior Design and Interior Decorating?

What’s the Difference Between Interior Design & Interior Decorating?

By home renovations, interior decorating, interior design

Interior design, interior decorating … interior designer, interior decorator … are we just talking semantics here, or is there a real difference between interior design and interior decorating and what these professionals can do for you? Well, there is a very real difference and it’s important for homeowners considering a renovation project to understand who they need.
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