Posts Tagged ‘entryway

Design Fundamental: Contrast

Light walls, dark door. From Dark blue walls, basically everything else in the room is white. From 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

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Home Improvement, Landscaping

The Stair Story

Once upon a time there was a very boring staircase.           Then one day, as the homeowner was surfing the Web she stumbled upon Jenna at QA Design and her charming custom state prints. Instantly the homeowner new she must order one for her husband who lives far, far away from his original home in Indiana. The […]

Home Decor

Entryway: Current State

I’ve been contemplating some minor changes to our front entryway (after finally deciding what to call it). Before I do, I thought I’d show you what it looks like right now.          What would you do first? Change the rugs? Add more art to the walls? Something else?  I’m all ears.

Home Decor

Landscape Plan: Front Porch

These old-school evergreen shrubs were all that adorned the right side of our front porch when we moved in. And there they sat for three years. I was never a fan, but replacing them just wasn’t high on the list of priorities. We called in some professional help to remove the bushes and change the shape […]


Entryway vs. Foyer

There are still some pending projects in the back entry hallway that I have to finish before the final reveal. In the meantime, I want to start on the very first room you see when you walk in our front door. But, before I can tell you more about it, I must decide what to […]