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Adding in Hidden Storage to Built-Ins

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • SEP 11, 2019

Hi Erika,

Storage is so important and makes a much more effecient and functioning household! So converting part of the built in to a closet is a great way to conceal the need for a linen closet, but also keep it as a place to display accessories for a classy look. The best option I think you have with the way the space is designed is to convert th...

Hi Again Kathy!

With gallery walls, a theme doesn't have to be present, but if there is it gives a more cohesive look to the space. Same goes for B&W or colors incorporated. Anything really goes with gallery walls, the key is to finding balance. So if you have some green and blues in a few...

Hi Kathy,

I see your dilemma, with the sore thumbs on the wall in the hallway it makes it hard to place art on the wall. However a gallery wall look could work around the thermostat, thus blending it into the wall. I would take your large art piece you were thinking of using on the wall and pu...

Hi Bonnie,

Color can be a very temperamental thing, especially with different lighting situations and current colors to work with! However, if you want a cohesive f...

Hi Rebecca,

Giving a space purpose is a great way to create a functional home! And I think that space is a great place to make a small little office. If you want to...

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Elevating Your Art with Accessories

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • FEB 26, 2019

Hi Rita,

Bringing in some additional decor to your wall niches is a good way to ground them and add a little more interest. I agree that keeping it simple will look the best, but ...

Hi Sam,

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help. Many factors can play into which light fixtures to use in space, but no matter what ...

Hi Jay,

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help. Painting the pine white will create a very stark contrast and draw attention to the change. If you wanted a more cohesive look I would suggest to finish the ceiling the same thoughout but with different wood types ...

Hi Leigh,

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help. Depending on how you want the space to function will determine whether a bench or ...

Hi Jill,

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help. Unfortunately your pictures didn't come through so I can only offer some general ad...

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Need help picking accessories to give your room a new look? Our interior designers can help with pillows, tabletop or mantle decor, lighting and lamps, art, rugs, and more. Examples of Accessory Help questions include help on creating a gallery wall of art an pictures in your living room, finding new bed linen and lighting to update your bedroom, decorating a nursery with wallpaper, or giving your family room a new look by adding new pillows and a new rug in a fresh color.

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Choosing Art

Finding art is one of the most frequently submitted questions our interior designers get. Art can help transform a space and is one of the hardest things to find. Great art also doesn't have to be expensive and our interior designers are great at finding options at every decorating budget level. The most interesting and dynamic designs also mix art from different styles and our designers can help you put together different pieces of art in your room.

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