Vintage Style Embraces A Wide Variety Of Design Traditions
Use the word "vintage" and visions of elegant china teacups and floral prints may come to mind, but in today's design parlance, vintage means much more.
Use A Color Wheel To See Relationship Of Hues Clearly In Home Design
Instead of standing before a wall filled with paint chips at their local home improvement store, homeowners can use a simple tool to help with the color selection for their next decorating projects. The color wheel isn't in the tool section, but it's one of the tricks of the design trade that decorators have been using for years.
Today's Homes Can Display Historic Spirit Through Color
As popular as colonial architecture is among homeowners, the colors of early America aren't as well-known. But many of these hues are the same ones we often use today in home design.
Furniture Arrangement And Colors Lighten Up Rooms That Are Too Formal
The average family's activities have changed so much in recent years that certain rooms are left untouched for long periods. The living and dining rooms are often too formal to work well in daily use. But room makeovers can turn these rooms into places that are as welcoming to family time as they are to visitors.