I often use a single horizontal line – molding, tile, window sills or other elements – to bring unity to a design.
Many of us love the “charm” of an older home – one built before 1930. For the most part what we’re responding to is the architectural detailing that comes from building without stock parts and without a production mentality. In today’s home, such detailing is no less desirable – whether it’s funky, traditional, or rustic.
Decorating with Family Photos: Sometimes all you need to do is rearrange the pictures on your wall to improve your home’s style.
Another nice design idea from the house I visited in California recently — entertainment components that disappear when not in use.
Your choice of sinks can make a difference. Even these small choices can make an impact in achieving your design goal.
I’ve moved to a neighborhood built at the turn of the 20th Century where many of these homes, including mine, have windows that look into a neighbor’s house. The quickest and cheapest solution is often drapery and curtains which help ensure privacy but also often block light and a sense of space. Below are some strategies I’ve used to block a view. I would love to hear about ways you’ve successfully blocked a view while retaining daylight and airiness.