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Decorating with Oriental Influences

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Decorating with Oriental Influences

Good luck for the year of the dog! Oriental interior decorating ideas are a modern trend.  Chinese decor is appreciated for its blend of rich colors, intricate detailing and elegant simplicity. The trick to any kind of ethnic decor is in staying true to the design principles without getting carried away and straying into caricatures of the style. Red symbolizes good luck in China, so it’s never more prevalent that in the Chinese New Year.  Travel with me to the Far-East for some Asian...

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Is Bamboo for You?

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you hear the word bamboo what comes to mind?  A panda munching on it?  Lucky plant? Bamboo has many uses around your home too.  Let’s start at the floor and work our way up. Flooring Bamboo  is a popular living room, den, and family room flooring material due to its versatility, its Eco-friendly nature, durability and easy maintenance. It is available in a variety of shades and stains that show through the unique characteristics found in its surface.  Bamboo flooring is that...

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Don’t be SAD

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Don’t be SAD

Decorating can reduces Seasonal Affective Disorder. Redecorating your home can make a big difference in the quality of light there and may help contribute to improving the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder. The level of light in a room is not just determined by light through windows and skylights but also by how much is reflected by the surface of the walls and ceilings. The percentage of light which reaches a surface and is reflected back from it is called the reflectance. This...

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The Home Decor Trend for Fall is Velvet!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

The Home Decor Trend for Fall is Velvet!

Long sleeves, knit sweaters, jackets and scarves: Fall fashion is all about adding layers for maximum warmth and comfort. The same goes for the home, and with pieces that are just as cozy. Let’s focus on our favorite cool-weather material—plush velvet.  It is ideal for giving your home its own seasonal wardrobe update. Sofas, accent chairs, headboards—velvet furnishings come in a variety of forms, and for good reason. The material is a fail proof way to add a layer of luxury to a...

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How to Create a Comfortable Home

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

How to Create a Comfortable Home

Creatively Transformed has been using the #LoveTheHomeYouLiveIn for years.  Our homes have the ability to make us feel comfortable. This unique appeal draws us home every day. What is it in our homes that make us feel at ease? From the beginning of civilization what humans call home is a mixture of comfortable living environments, decorative touches and optimal climatic conditions. Falling in love with your built environment: We often take for granted the color of our walls, the amount of...

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