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Deck the Interior Halls this Holiday Season!

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Accessories, General, trend setting design | 0 comments

Deck the Interior Halls this Holiday Season!

It is that time of year again, where we get to transform our homes for the wonderful holiday season. The possibilities are endless when it comes to selecting different trees, lights, decorations and colors for the Yuletide. Though decorations may not be the first thing on your mind this time of year on top of gifts and entertaining guests, it is still an important part of the holiday season that should not be forgotten! Here are a few tips from Catherine Cleare Interiors on how to make your home feel special for the holidays. I love how the...

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I’m Dreaming of a White…Interior Design!

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Color, countertops, design philosophy, furniture, General, kicthens, Kitchens, Lighting, trend setting design | 0 comments

I’m Dreaming of a White…Interior Design!

With the winter weather quickly approaching, I have been inspired to think in terms of white! A white color palette can make the most sophisticated of spaces!  What I love most about it, is that it can be used in any interior design style to reflect and enhance that particular style. You ultimately cannot go wrong with white! Here are some examples of how white is incorporated into the interior design and decoration of spaces, and how it can make your home so special.   I love the use of white and accents of black in this Foyer designed...

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Adding the Finishing Touches to Your Interior Design with Accent Pieces!

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Accessories, Art, chandeliers, Color, Entertainment Room, Foyers, furniture, General, Lighting, mirrors, tassels and trims, Textiles, trend setting design | 0 comments

Adding the Finishing Touches to Your Interior Design with Accent Pieces!

A design is not complete without the finishing touches of accent pieces. These items can be a variety of things that express your personality – such as collectibles, favorite books, picture frames, and memorabilia. Sometimes they are even things that we just think are pretty, and we cannot live without. All of these pieces come together to make the design and decoration of your space your own. By including these pieces in your home, you express your own flair, showing visitors a glimpse of your character within your space! Here are some...

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The Perfect Dining Room to Entertain in this Holiday Season!

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Accessories, Art, chairs, chandeliers, Color, design philosophy, dining rooms, Entertainment Room, floors, furniture, Lighting, mirrors, rugs, Seating, Storage, tables, Textiles, trend setting design, Wallpaper, walls | 0 comments

The Perfect Dining Room to Entertain in this Holiday Season!

The season of entertaining is right around the corner, but there is still plenty of time to jazz up your Dining Room to make it the talk of the season! There are many things you can incorporate into this space to make it unique, but the overall harmony between accents is what really makes a statement and makes it beautiful as a whole. I have come up with just a few ideas myself that will send you in the right direction for the design and decoration of your Dining Room!   One of the first key essentials for a Dining Room space is a...

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Your Not-So-Traditional Wood Flooring!

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Color, design philosophy, floors, Foyers, kicthens, Kitchens, Lighting, trend setting design | 0 comments

Your Not-So-Traditional Wood Flooring!

Wood plank flooring is your traditional go-to flooring for a home because it is easy to maintain and clean while looking beautiful all at once. There are a plethora of woods and stains that can be used for flooring that can help complete the interior design and decoration of a space. Though wood plank floors are a league of their own, I have found some unique wood floors that will blow you away! Here are some fantastic and creative ways to incorporate wood flooring as a feature into the design of home.   This wood flooring by the Italian...

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Great Features to Consider in the Design & Decoration of Your Home Theater!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Accessories, Art, ceilings, chairs, Color, design philosophy, Entertainment Room, furniture, General, Lighting, Seating, tables, Textiles, trend setting design, Wallpaper, walls | 0 comments

Great Features to Consider in the Design & Decoration of Your Home Theater!

Home Theaters come in all different shapes and sizes. Some are professionally installed, dedicated spaces, as others are relaxed and without all of the wires and equipment. These factors all depend on the space you have to accommodate a Home Theater, as well as budget for your entertainment space. Here are just some of the fun and exciting features you can add to your space to have the optimal entertaining space for you and your guests.   One of the key features that I feel is the most important aspect of a Home Theater is comfortable...

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Mixing Old & New Elements in an Interior Design!

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Art, chairs, Color, design philosophy, dining rooms, doors, furniture, General, rugs, Seating, tables, Textiles, trend setting design, Wallpaper, walls | 0 comments

Mixing Old & New Elements in an Interior Design!

A great way to create a unique space that is one of a kind is by simply mixing old and new elements together to create an overall harmony between different design periods. Mixing these types of elements can cater to a more subtle design scheme, or a bold punch; it all depends on the impact you are trying to make. Here are some unique examples of eclectic spaces and the incorporated elements that are old and new.   This is such a classy and elegant space with a more transitional approach that is complimented by the large piece of modern...

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The Importance of Seating in a Bedroom Design!

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in Bedrooms, chairs, design philosophy, furniture, General, Seating, trend setting design | 0 comments

The Importance of Seating in a Bedroom Design!

When designing a bedroom, one of the first essential items (besides the bed) is comfortable seating. Your bedroom is your escape; from life, kids, and problems. This is why it is important to have that space where you can relax and get away for a bit. Here are some fabulous ideas on ways to incorporate this necessary element into your bedroom design.   If you are looking to have more than one comfortable seating option in your bedroom, then maybe you should consider incorporating a settee and/or club chairs into the overall design. I...

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Adding Comfort & Color to an Interior Design with Area Rugs!

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Accessories, Color, floors, General, rugs, trend setting design | 0 comments

Adding Comfort & Color to an Interior Design with Area Rugs!

Every cozy living space needs a great area rug. Whether it be for a pop of color, comfort, or to keep your toes warm on cooler days, there is a rug out there that is just right for you! I have recently been inspired by some amazing area rugs, and it is truly unbelievable how stunning some of these pieces can be. Here are just a few of some beautiful rugs that have helped to complete some great interior designs!   This month’s issue of Architectural Digest featured Tommy Hilfiger’s one-of-a-kind Miami Home. I was inspired by the amazing...

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Coastal Elements for an Endless Summer!

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Accessories, Bedrooms, ceilings, chairs, chandeliers, Color, design philosophy, floors, furniture, General, kicthens, Kitchens, Lighting, linens, rugs, Seating, tables, Textiles, trend setting design | 0 comments

Coastal Elements for an Endless Summer!

This is the time of year to be inspired by all things coastal and nautical! These trends seem to have been transformed throughout the years to a style that is both classy and elegant, and can ultimately be used in any home. Here are some great ideas of how to introduce a “beachy” vibe into your interior designs   This is a perfect example of how you can add coastal elements to a Kitchen. This Kitchen is beautiful on its own, but is brought to life with a sea glass chandelier and blue accents! I especially love the cerused oak farmhouse...

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