While our interior design office is always available through our website, email, and multiple social media outlets, we now have an office phone number to make us even more accessible. Give Us A Call: New Number – 205.938.4848 Whether you would like to discuss a new construction project, replacing your home’s dated furnishings, or scheduling a.
As I was going through some photos of our work on ourwebsite recently, I was reminded why every room (or almost every) needs a mirror. Its placement is key, but it’s also important to be mindful of what it reflects. Here are my thoughts on why mirrors add interest to any space. Why Every Room Needs A Mirror:.
With warm weather here and people ready to make changes to their home, I want to remind you of the 3.5 consult service I offer periodically. While the projects we work on are full-service interior design, this one-time consult is for the clientwho needs a plan for their home butlikes to do the legwork themselves. It has gone over really well, and clients who have invested in this consult have been surprised over the amount of detail and information that comes with it.
Your home is one of the biggest investments you will make, and you want to make sure you are investing your time and money wisely. Our goal for any project is to create a home that adds to the quality of your life and will hopefully increase in investment if you ever decide to sell. HERE ARE FIVE WAYS TO WISELY INVEST IN YOUR HOME: 1.Use classic materials in the shell of your home: By choosing classic materials and architectural elements that are in keeping with the style of your home, you will create a timeless feel that supports any style of furnishings you layer in.
A few weeks ago, we asked our Instagramfollowers to submit design questions they wanted me to answer. This was such a fun way to see what people need help with or where they need help in their own home. From favorite colors to determining a budget, the entries covered the spectrum. Here are a few of the design questions with Dana’s answers: Q:What Are Your Tips For Styling Vignettes – Especially Long Buffets or Dressers? A: When styling your home, adding layers is really what brings everything together and breathes life to each space.
We have recently begun working on the renovation of a client’s childhood home. The wife and I met through one of my 3.5 hour consults as she was looking for direction for her family’s newly purchased childhood home. During our conversation, I gave a few reasons as to why they should renovate to really make it work for their young, pet-friendly family.
2019 Southeast Designer of The Year Nominees Announced We are thrilled to share the exciting news that DWI is a finalistin the Southeast Residential Designer Of The Year award. Sponsored byADACandVerandamagazine, this award spans a 10-state region, and we are honored to be included for the third year in a row. Not only are we humbled to be among such a distinguished group, we are proud to be a vessel to spotlight our fabulous city of Birmingham, AL. If you need a few recommendations of my favorite places to eat and shop in town, contact me here.
Creating An Inviting Foyer The foyer is the first impression of your home when someone walks in, so I thought it would be fun to give you 5 ideas to create an inviting one. After all, whether family or a visitor, you want your guests to feel welcome. We recently began working on a new project and the entryway is one of the rooms that is part of the design. It is a beautiful home and we are also making sure this home has the one thing I mentionhere.
Do you find yourself stressing and fretting before overnight company arrives? If so, I have some ways to ease the worry and make your overnight visitors feel welcome. Over the years, I’ve learned a few tricks for making company feel relaxed and at home.The key is to think of things that bring you comfort when you are away. 5 Ways To Make Overnight Guests Feel Welcome Fresh Linens There really isn’t anything better than crawling into bed with fresh, crisp linens – make sure the sheets are newly washed and pillows nicely fluffed.
Whether you have a house full of children or are transitioning into empty nesting, the kitchen is the heart of your home. Creating a timeless space that works well for any season of life is always our goal. We recently completed a stunning renovation that included not only the client’s kitchen but several of their living spaces. I talked about this home here as our first priority was to make sure this home was highly functional for this family.