Showing posts from January, 2012

Just for Fun

My Good Friends over at MGS by Design  posted a fun link to find your design style from HGTV . Mine is Ethnic Eclectic. Check it out to see what your style is. Ethnic Eclectic Your style is a mix of bohemian chic and contemporary ethnic flair. Whether you travel extensively or shop locally, chances are good that your home is filled with a collection of interesting accessories. By contrast, a neutral color scheme and furniture with simple lines is the best backdrop to accentuate your most colorful pieces. To achieve this mix-and-match design style, look to nature. "The concern with the environment is playing a big role in interior design trends – from colors you find in nature, to high-end natural fibers in wall coverings, to exotic woods and stone being used throughout the home," says Denise Turner, an interior designer in Alta Loma, California. It's all about simple lines and natural materials as a backdrop for your collectables and artwork. Design Tips for Ethnic Eclec

Pinterest Picks

I'm sure many of you are already familiar with Pinterest , but for those of you that aren't, allow me to introduce you. Pinterest is on online pin board that you can keep all the great things you find on the interest organized into different boards. It is also a great resource for finding inspiration or ideas for just about anything from weight loss tips, fashion, recipes, and of course home decor. I rarely pin things that I find on the internet to my boards, but find myself browsing everyone elses pins and repinning things I like, so needless to say, it is a great resource I have found for getting inspiration for window treatments. Here are some that I found this week: (I took all the photos from Pinterest, if you click on the Pinterest link , you can view the photos, and click on the original source of the photo. ) I just realized that all the pictures are of some sort of Roman Shade. I have always loved Roman Shades, and must be in a very Roman Shade mood this w