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 …

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. …

Color, Design 101, Interior Decorating

Design 101: Color

Don’t be afraid to get behind the wheel…the Color Wheel The quickest way to liven up a room is to add color.  I know, there are thousands of color variations and it can be intimidating. So what do you do?  Begin with understanding the rules of decorating with color; learn the basic elements, the terms and the methodology of …

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 …

Color, Interior Decorating

10 Easy Tips For Adding Color To Small Spaces

Decorating a small space can have its challenges.  But adding color is a great way to take a small space and create a big statement.  Before you take that giant leap outside of your comfort zone, you need to think about the function of the room and decide what type of feeling you want the …