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Making Custom Drapes from Store Bought Panels

So what do you do when custom designer drapes are not in the budget? After you’ve shopped around you will find that store bought panels fall short in many categories: they don’t fit, they are not the right color, or they lack in style. With a little sewing skills and...

Home Decor: Chic on the cheap

CBS 8) – In this economy, many people are trying to save money by spending time at home. Now even if you’re on a budget, you can give your house a designer look, with a few simple tricks. While there are a lot of do-it-yourselfers out there, News 8’s Marcella Lee...

Outdated headboard gets new life in a little girls room

    I found this great 1960’s headboard and new immediately I wanted to transform it into a shabby chic style headboard for a little girl’s room. First I had to add a few details so it would work with the height of a 2010 bed.  The frame was about...

Ask the Designer

Q: Do I have to match my curtains to my furniture? A: When it comes to designing interiors I really don’t like the word “match”.  Try to use patterns, textures, and colors that compliment each other.  The more variety in a space the more interesting...

Nursery paint colors

Here the middle stripe and curved wall (once blue) have been painted lavender to coordinate with the new bedding.  My client liked the look of the existing room, but didn’t know how to incorporate the color scheme with her new lavender & yellow baby...