Designer Fabric Trends: Plaids & Checks

An American staple, plaids and checks have been around for as long as we can remember. From picnic table coverings, fresh upholstery to elegant window dressings the applications are endless. Spring and summer support the traditional plaids and check colors (reds, greens, yellows and blues) while fall and winter support the deeper color lines. Right […]

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Designer Fabric Trends: Luxurious Metallics

Here we go again with another awesome luxurious metallic fabric collection introduced by F. Schumacher appropriately entitled ‘Gold Rush.’ Subtly and in good taste these textiles are accented with sparkling metallic finishes adding just the right touch to make any interior space come alive with wonder. First introduced on the fashion runways Schumacher captured the […]

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Color Trends: The Power of Red

Red. It’s everywhere, in our homes, our clothing, the workplace, schools and fun places, nature, food, the list is endless. My mother always said that “every woman needs a red suit in her closet.” I love seeing others wear it well. I also love seeing red used well in our homes. Red is hot and […]

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Designer Fabric Trends: Blue & White

Blue and White with many colors in-between takes us back to a pure and lovely, casual yet elegant combination from the past and now updated for the present… Just had to share!

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Design Decisions of A Lifetime!

It’s true and we’ve all experienced it to one degree or another, settling to live with our decisions to remodel, update or purchase…decisions made with too little information as well as the inconvenience of long-term ramifications while being caught up in the process of laying the foundation for future delight or regret. What qualifies for […]

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Holiday Color Trends

It’s 20 days before Christmas and as the first full week of December is coming to an end some major (and minor) decorating decisions are being made within homes and interiors around the world! Holiday color is one of the majors; when decided upon, it will drive the direction of your holiday decorating theme for […]

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Table Top Decorating Trends: Part II

Photo by k.m.willis

As promised, ‘Table Top Decorating Trends: Part II’ is pleased to reveal to you the results of our (Loretta’s Interior Design) participation in a local community event, “Alpharetta’s Table ~ Decorating for the Holidays.” As we considered the simple instructions and design elements posted in Part I – let’s take a look at the results: […]

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Kitchen Trends 2015: Countertops

As for interior spaces the kitchen I believe will forever be the most popular space in the home and we are always searching for the latest and greatest when our turn comes to update, renovate or build a brand new one. Countertops are one of the major investment elements following your cabinet choice and while […]

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