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How to Style Extra Seating for Parties

How to Style Extra Seating for Parties

Design is all about the details and after spending so much time planning and preparing for your dinner party, the last thing you want is to neglect a simple detail that can transform your space and add to the atmosphere. When entertaining or hosting a dinner party, extra seating is a must! After all, you want your guests to be comfortable.

If you already have an occasional chair incorporated into your room design, you probably have it styled to create a lovely vignette, but beautiful as that styling is it lacks the function needed for extra seating at parties.

While function is key, you also want your seating to be pretty and to add something to your overall design. Styling the extra seating at a party is simple and can be accomplished in 3 easy steps.

How to Mix and Match Patterns

How to Mix and Match Patterns

One of the most complicated home decorating challenges we see clients struggle with is learning how to mix and match patterns in a way that not only works, but gives your home character and personality. So, today we are going to break down the art of mixing patterns into an easy to follow guide.

While many people come across this problem when adding decorative throw pillows to a sofa or bed, the same rules apply to all fabrics in a room including drapes, upholstered furniture, rugs, blankets or bedding, and pillows. To create straightforward examples, we will focus primarily on mixing pillows but the basic principles stand and can be applied to any home decorating project with fabrics.

How to Choose the Right Window Treatments for Your Space

How to Choose the Right Window Treatments for Your Space

Choosing the right window treatments for your home can be stressful. There are so many options and details that contribute to getting the look just right. When you start the process of choosing window treatments for your home, each room should be considered independently. Meaning, you can choose different window coverings for each room, they do not all have to be exactly the same. However, to ensure a good overall design flow for your house they should be similar in style.

 To get started, there are a few questions that you will want to consider to help you pair down your options for choosing the right window treatments. First, consider your space. Is the room small or large? Are your ceilings low or high? Do you have a lot of windows or just one?