Tag: interior fashion

Sneak Peek 3 – Lamps, Art glass and tables

Here is another sneak peek at the newest items that have been ordered for the showroom. It is truly a fun an exciting time to be expanding the showroom and adding this retail aspect to the design firm. Here is the newest selection that will be arriving soon. Are you getting as excited as we are? What are your favorites from the sneak peeks?

A Sneak Peek

As some of you may know we have decided to expand and add a showroom to the interior design offices of Artful Conceptions. So with this expansion comes the selecting and purchasing of furnishings. So I thought I would give our loyal readers a bit of a sneak peek at some of the items we have selected and ordered for the showroom. Are you … Read More A Sneak Peek

When renovating is not an option

The most common reason for renovating a home or office is for ore space, additional rooms. There are many times that the renovation process is simply not possible. This can be for budget reasons, lack of time or not owning the property. So as designers we get creative with creating that extra space without actually adding any space. One way to accomplish this is … Read More When renovating is not an option

Decorating with Candles

As the holiday season continues in full swing this is the time of year that candles tend to come out for decorating. I strongly feel that candles are great to use all year round for decorating in your home. I love to use them on dining tables, on bathroom vanities, floor candles for corners of rooms that need a little something extra, and on … Read More Decorating with Candles

How to accessorize your home

One of the best ways to make a house a home is to properly accessorize it. This sounds simple and it can be but there are a few rules that I feel should always be followed when accessorizing. First, keep it simple. Accessorizing is not about using every item that you have ever owned all at one time. You don’t ever want the space … Read More How to accessorize your home

Bringing the outdoors in

One of my new favorite obsessions are living walls. These are some of the coolest ways to design and are eco-friendly. Living walls can be incorporated into kitchen – how fantastic is it to cook with fresh herbs. How much better is it to grow your own and have them at your fingertips. Living walls can also be incorporated into eating spaces and living … Read More Bringing the outdoors in

Halloween Fun

Halloween is just around the corner and whether you have kids or you are just a big kid it is a fun holiday to celebrate. There are some great ways to get into the Halloween mood from decorating your outside to little table top items that invoke the spirit. Here are some fun ideas for kids and adults: So have fun and make the … Read More Halloween Fun

Dyelots – What are they and how do they effect me?

As a designer I am constantly talking about dyelots. They are something that we deal with on a daily basis and most of the time when we mention it to clients they look at us as if we are speaking in another language. So I thought I would discuss what a dyelot is and how it affects the designing of your home. A dyelot … Read More Dyelots – What are they and how do they effect me?

Reinventing Pieces

So as we change homes or the ways in which we are using our homes there are so many times that the pieces we once had no longer work with the new design or in the new space. So I thought I would talk a bit about how to reinvent those pieces to make them work in the new space. One of the most … Read More Reinventing Pieces

What’s the difference? How to select the right area rug.

As many people know there are many different levels of quality and prices for home fashions. And sometimes it can be very confusing as to what the difference is, especially when we now have all these stores that claim to have the same quality for less. So I thought I would give you some tips of things to look for when shopping for area … Read More What’s the difference? How to select the right area rug.

Wesley Hall – A favorite for Upholstery

To continue with giving you a deeper view of the lines that we carry at Artful Conceptions here is a look at Wesley Hall. This has become my go to for upholstery. I first found them at High Point market when one of the furniture reps I had known for years suggested that I look at them. When I walked into the showroom in … Read More Wesley Hall – A favorite for Upholstery

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