Signature Living

Signature Living was created by Houston designer Shandra Ward in 2010. Ms. Ward is the Founder and Lead Designer of Signature Designs Interiors & Events. Her philosophy: Live your signature life.  This platform was created for those who seek inspiration and ideas to help them create and live their signature lifestyle.  This blog captures the essence of stylish living, plus it covers topics from interior decorating to entertaining at home and everything in between.  Signature Living has become a great source of inspiration for everything home.


Chinoiserie:  Global Sophistication
Home Decorating

Chinoiserie: Global Sophistication

I'm in-love with Chinoiserie!  It is one of my favorite classic decorative styles.  The word Chinoiserie is borrowed from the...
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Accessories, Details and All That Jazz
Accents & Accessories Interior Decorating

Accessories, Details and All That Jazz

 How do we accessorize and add details to our home? Accessorizing is a quick and sure way to add personality...
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Design 101:  Make It Personal
Design 101 Interior Decorating

Design 101: Make It Personal

Create a space that is comfortable and inviting Personal touches can transform any living space from blah to beautiful.  Your...
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Design 101:  Balance
Design 101

Design 101: Balance

If you have a piece of furniture that looks a little out of place, use accessories to balance the piece...
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Modular Kitchens
Contributing Writer Kitchen

Modular Kitchens

Kitchens are considered to be an important part of the house.  It needs equal attention as far as style and...
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Design 101″  Color
Color Design 101

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...
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Stylish and Elegant Floor Decorating Ideas
Contributing Writer Flooring Home Decorating Interior Decorating

Stylish and Elegant Floor Decorating Ideas

The new age of flooring design is coming. It is more likely that we will be seeing different patterns in...
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How to Mix Patterns in Home Décor
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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?...
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Design 101: Focal Point
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Design 101: Focal Point

FOCAL POINT An emphasis or focal point is the dominant item in a room that your eye is most drawn to. This...
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An Inimitable Icon: Charles Eames
Contributing Writer Designer Furniture

An Inimitable Icon: Charles Eames

There are so many fantastic designers of furniture in the world but few have been able to hold a candle...
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Decorative Bathroom Floors for a Luxurious Look
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Decorative Bathroom Floors for a Luxurious Look

When someone says bathroom, what people usually think of is all white, shiny and a bit sterile environment. And white...
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Design 101: Design Basics
Design 101

Design 101: Design Basics

Developing an eye for interior decorating/design is as simple as knowing your favorite color schemes, plus learning how to use...
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It’s Time For Tea
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It’s Time For Tea

In the world of takeout coffee, being invited to a tea party is a special occasion. Although most people associate...
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Home library: Cosy & Comfortable place to spend a winter day

You’re an avid reader with loads of books scattered around the place? A birdie may have told us you still...
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Bamboo As An Eco-Friendly Flooring

In this day and age, we’re all looking to decrease our carbon footprint so that we may decrease our strain...
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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 you are...
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Stylish Bathroom Designs

You are probably wondering how can you redesign your bathroom so that it becomes very stylish and preserve its functionality....
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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...
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Interior Design Ideas for Christmas

Christmas time is the right time for renewing the worn out items of your furniture and rejuvenating your home in...
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Dressing your Door with Holiday Style

Christmas is just around the corner and this means fun, festivities and a chance to decorate the house! Where better...
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