• Decorating with Neutrals

    Design Challenge: Decorating with Neutrals

    Common Design Challenge: I love decorating with neutral colors, but how do you keep everything from looking too bland and boring? Decorating Den’s Thora Tam has some insight: Neutral color schemes can be relaxing and elegant, if done correctly.  The best way to handle neutral colors, whether it’s shades of white/ivory, grey or brown tones, is

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  • 767York Lion

    Wall Coverings

    Some of our decorators toured the York Wallcovering Factory and Offices in York, PA.  We saw first hand how their wallcovering is made, some of which is on the original machines from the late 1800′s!  We also met Ronald Redding who gave us a tour of the archives room with some many inspiring patterns and colors.  We saw how

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  • Chandelier

    Chandeliers: No Longer Just for Formal Dining Rooms

    chan-de-lier noun \ˌshan-də-ˈlir\ :a large, decorated light that hangs from a ceiling and has branches for holding many light bulbs or candles “Chandelier.” Merriam-Webster.com Lighting is a pivotal, and unfortunately underused, element in decorating. Fixtures such as chandeliers possess the ability to set the tone or style for the remainder of the room. They have

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    Headboards, Headboards, Headboards!

    Upholstered headboards and beds have been a decorating staple for years.  These days, they are incredibly common, and just about every upholstery manufacturer is including them in their lines.  Beds and headboards can be tailored and sleek, frilly and feminine, or anywhere in between.  They are available in a wide range of price points, so

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  • Decorating Den Alexandria

    Fresh & Fun on a $10k Budget

    Expanding on last week’s pick of the week, this week’s blog post focuses on a town house in Alexandria. Our client had a modest budget and a small space, but gorgeous black shutters and a willing attitude. The speckled black and white granite counter-top in the kitchen adjacent to this living/dining area was the driver

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  • Gallery Wall (2)

    Gallery Wall

    Do you have an assortment of family photos cluttering up your tables & bookshelves? Or, worse yet, cherished memories captured on film but still buried in a box or lost somewhere on your computer? A gallery wall is a great way to display large volumes of family photos or artwork without overwhelming your home with

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