Contributing Writers

Prepare your home for spring: Must-do cleaning list

Winter is the period of the year when we naturally get drowsy, grumpy and dull. The mood that we are is often reflected in our home. Only a few people have a will and nerve to cope with more demanding home cleaning duties during winter. Of course, you cannot leave your home turn into a …

Interior Decorating

Photography As Part of Interior Decoration

Did you know that hanging and organizing photos on your wall can be a work of art? Pictures and photos of all kinds used to be hung in a straight line, parallel to others. Today, we can group our photos in many ways, forming various shapes and creating interesting effects. Here are a few simple …

Contributing Writers, Entertaining, Interior Decorating, Living Room

Stay at Home Weekend: Comfortable Media Room Decor Ideas

Not having to work on weekends – even though this is supposed to be the thing that comes by default – sometimes really makes you feel special. You’ve just lived through another horrid five days, had a lot of tasks to take care of, did a lot of good work and got as tired as …

Bedroom, Interior Decorating

Dressing Your Bed

  Your bedroom is your sanctuary and should be a place where your signature style should shine.  Take your cue from chic hotels and pamper yourself with a lavishly made bed.  Add some comfy layers of colors and textures and indulge yourself in high style during downtime. For a more finished look, like the boutique …

Contributing Writers, Interior Decorating, Kitchen

Modular Kitchens: Not an Easy Job to Design and Maintain Them

Kitchens are now being considered to be an important part of the house which needs equal attention as far as style and comfort are concerned. In fact, kitchens have gone on to become multi-functional areas which not only denote an area for cooking but a comfort zone, dining space, showpiece of the home or a …

Home Office, Interior Decorating

Creating a Home Office with Your Signature Style

In today’s fast paced high tech world, working from home is the “new normal”.  Turn working at home into a stylish experience whether you have a room or a designated space in your home.  Begin by thinking through your needs and how you will be using the space.  Make a list of things you’ll need to …

Contributing Writers, Floors, Interior Decorating

Floor Decorating Ideas: Stylish & Elegant

The new age of flooring design is coming. It is more likely that we will be seeing different patterns in future instead of the old monotonous looks that we used to have in the previous years. People are attempting to simplify their living space with less furniture and to have more “air to breathe”. This …

Color, Interior Decorating, Interior Design, Sponsored Posts

8 Lavender Spaces

Hello, everyone! Mari here! I’m so happy to be with you at Curated Lifestyles by Signature Designs with a guest post from Arcadian Home blog. It’s a fabulous place to find interior design inspiration including great decorating ideas for everything from beautiful buffet lamps and chandeliers to a lovely array of rugs for the floor. …

Dining, Entertaining, Party With Style

Dining Al Fresco: Create an Outdoor Dining Room

An exterior dining room can have many positive effects on human health. First of all, you spend time in the fresh air. Secondly, you are surrounded by nature and greenery. Finally, having meals outside or in different places also serves as a sort of escape from everyday routines. Whether it’s spring or summer, dining al fresco …

Entertaining, Party Planning, Party With Style, Tabletop Design

Basic Table Setting

A properly set table is a great introduction to a fabulous meal. Stylish place settings are ideal for creating an extraordinary dining experience. Here are some tips for creating a basic table setting for your next special occasion: When setting the dinner table, place settings should be evenly spaced and flatware should be balanced. Dinner …

Contributing Writers, Interior Decorating

How to Mix Patterns in Home Décor

Have you ever felt a desire to do something wild and daring with your home but never had the chance? Have you spent countless hours looking at pictures of rooms with daring designs, furniture with unusual lines, patterns looking perfect against each other even though that never seemed possible? Combining different prints and patterns can …

Party Planning, Party With Style, Sponsored Posts

Party On-The-Fly with Style: Jewelry Making Holiday Party

Hello darlings! I hope your holiday season is going well! Our party partners, Evite.com, has challenged their Brand Influencers, a group of bloggers and designers who know how to party, to share our tips on how to plan a “party on the fly”.  The challenge was to host a party that didn’t fit the usual holiday …

Entertaining, Holiday Decorating, Party Planning, Party With Style, Tabletop Design

Cocktails + Conversations: Planning The Perfect Cocktail Party

When planning the perfect cocktail party, think about incorporating a theme. This will set the mood of the event without adding to your budget and it will aid you with ideas for food, drinks, and décor. Your theme can be discreet, such as a flavor, color or cocktail that is represented throughout the evening. I …