Kitchen Trends 2015: House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Year 2014

House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Year 2014 is” a study in contrast, texture and light reflectivity,” said Steven Miller of Steven Miller Design Studio. Solidifying the trend towards minimalist kitchen design, using natural materials, black hardware and non-traditional lighting, Steven Miller brings a contemporary look to traditional basics that make a kitchen the functional hub […]

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Wallpaper Trends 2015 ~ Grasscloths & Sisals

Wallpaper trends are enjoying maintaining a strong presence as a design element option for interiors as contemporary grasscloth adaptations offer great alternatives to traditional wall decor. Stylized floral motifs inspired this radiating design: From neutrals to bold color ranges, classic motifs to inspired design this post highlights a sampling reflecting amazing wallpaper trends that will […]

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Spring Into Design

Spring is here and its time to lighten up your home with a fresh look and an open, airy feel. For the budget minded this can be accomplished with a few minor changes in your home. You will get the most mileage by choosing a room that is heavily used, a social room or gathering […]

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Pretty Walls: Wallpaper Trends 2015

Wallpaper trends are on the forefront of interior design so why not feast our eyes on some of the best patterns, themes and colors for your home? Enjoy F.Schumachers inspirational wallpaper wonderland! Beautiful Spaces: Beautiful Walls:

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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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Table Top Decorating Trends: Part I

Emily Post still rules when it comes to the etiquette of entertaining and commanding the proper ingredients for setting a grand table even in its simplest forms. I happen to have a copy of her tenth edition of Etiquette (the original edition was published in 1922) that gives item by item of ‘setting the table’ […]

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Decorating Trends 2015: Mario Buatta, The Prince of Chintz

With great pleasure I would love to give you a peek into one of America’s greatest designers and his new book available in October, Mario Buatta: Fifty Years of American Interior Decoration. Sharing his love of Chintz and its place in the American home, he has enjoyed 50 years of decorating and continues to run […]

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