Jane’s Blog

Apr 06 2019

Lounging Easy Chair Options Written by Jane

The word “easy” in “easy chair” is just about the only description you need to understand the function of this comfy and cozy element of seating furniture.

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Mar 30 2019

Enjoy But Control the Sun Written by Jane

Spring is here and we love feeling the sun warm us after our cold and snowy winter. There is something inviting about having the sun come in our windows and warm our homes. But the sun can present problems too.

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Mar 16 2019

Focus On Your Ceilings Written by Jane

Most of the time, we think about ceilings as just a blank place at the top of our walls. Actually ceilings are a fifth wall that can uplift decorating to a higher level. A focus on your ceilings can top up your rooms by adding character and beauty, and can make your rooms seem more spacious too!

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Mar 09 2019

Design Plan Mingles Textures. Written by Jane

Smooth out your design plan by mingling textures.  A mix of textures provides balance and adds character. The look of your interior design is mostly about the sense of sight, maximizing the visual beauty of your home. Adding textures to the equation brings in the sense of touch, which adds […]

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Mar 01 2019

Latest Design Trend to Soften Your Style Written by Jane

It’s not always hip to be square, at least according to today’s decor trend landscape where circles and curves are rising like a full moon.

Circular motifs and shapes have emerged as a strong interior trend – on mirrors, light fittings, rugs, vases and ornaments. Organic and soothing, curves provide softness and balance, lending a human quality to interiors, like a cuddle. Curves are just, well, friendly.

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Feb 23 2019

Make Your Interiors Blush Written by Jane

Move your decorating plan into the pink by adding this versatile color. Traditionally, pink is a frilly and girly color, but it doesn’t have to be. Depending on the hues you select, it can be modern, sophisticated and luxurious.

Pink connotes romance, so it’s perfect to add this shade during Valentine’s Day month

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Feb 02 2019

Home Show 2019 Written by Jane

The Home Show, sponsored by the Lawrence Home Builders Assoc., will be February 16-17. We will again be hosted in the used car building on the south end of the Crown Toyota showroom, at 33rd and Iowa Street. It is a great way to spend an hour or two on a cold February day.

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Jan 26 2019

Living Coral – Pantone 2019 Color of the Year Written by Jane

Pantone has announced their Color of the 2019 Year and it is Living Coral.  You may have already seen the announcement to this because I have had many people express enthusiasm for this color already.  Here is Pantone’s announcement…..

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Jan 12 2019

Dramatic Windows and Window Fashions Written by Jane

Open up your design plan with dramatic windows – and the window fashions that adorn them!

They expand the elegance and interest in a room.

Windows can make a room appear more airy and spacious, and they add so much drama! It could be the shape of the windows that’s interesting or the size (really large!) or the view outside (really spectacular!) that adds the pizazz.

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