Design Fundamentals

Living Room Plan, Wall-by-Wall

In Tuesday’s post, I shared the overall floor plan for our living room. Next, I want to share the elevation drawings I completed during the six week interior design class I’m so glad I was able to take. What is an elevation drawing? Basically, an elevation is a one dimensional (flat) drawing of the three […]

Design Fundamentals, Home Decor

Floor Plan Creating Resources

For now I’ll be sticking with the pencil and paper method when it comes to creating floor plans. It just feels right to me and allows more time to really think through what I’m doing. You might choose to go the online route, so here are some resources that will help you no matter what […]

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When In Doubt, Draw It Out

Yesterday, I post a recap of the progress we had made in the living room between the time I started blogging and my last living-room-related post. Here’s where we left off… As I said yesterday, progress had been made. But a finished room this was not. And then I learned how to draw a floor […]

Design Fundamentals, Home Decor

Design Fundamental: Contrast

Light walls, dark door. From alifesdesign.blogspot.com Dark blue walls, basically everything else in the room is white. From brynalexandra.blogspot.com These are just two examples of using contrast as a design element. Using contrast in interior design is pretty straightforward. Put two elements in opposition of one another to bring a space to life. Ways to […]

Design Fundamentals, Home Decor