Why to Pick Out a Patterned Lampshade for Your Home

choosing a lamp shade

When it comes to the lamps around your home, the lampshade has a bigger impact on your interior design than you might think. This is why you should strongly consider picking out a lampshade that has a pattern. The following are a few reasons why a patterned lampshade is a good idea: Traditional Living Room by Portland Interior Designers & Decorators … [Read more...]

Three Design Moves to Make an Impact On Your Home

Funky lighting adds instant interest

When it comes to designing your home there are a million different choices that you could make in every single room in your house. While your personal style should be your main guide, as well as the style of your home, there are some design moves that can make a big impact. Use them when you get stumped and you want to make sure each room in your home looks … [Read more...]

Use of Lighting to Pull a Room Together

This bedroom designed by Ana Donohue Interiors makes good use of the natural light in the room.

When walking into a room, one of the first things that people tend to notice is the lighting source.  Proper lighting can actually help to pull the room's overall theme together, and all too often this aspect is overlooked.  Houzz discusses some great lighting solutions for a variety of rooms in your home: The Kitchen: Keep function in mind and be sure … [Read more...]