Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Designer Advice for Free!

"The optimal height for a coffee table is between 18" and 20."

"Every room needs a touch of black, just as it needs at least one antique piece."


Have you checked this out on Pinterest yet?  House Beautiful has gathered a bunch of designer advice and posted it.  Titled "Designer Quotes Tips and Tricks," it's filled with ideas and design knowledge.

For instance, do you know the amount of space there should be between a mirror and the top of a mantel? (Seven inches.)

Or what about the idea of adding cotton batting to the corners of your throw pillow inserts to fill them out and make them look more luxurious?

Here's the link--check it out!



  1. Another designer I like on Pinterest is legendary Ray Staples. She said things like, “Decorating rules are like dieting. If it’s working for you, ok. If it doesn’t work then drop the damn thing and have a booze! She and her salty language will be missed.


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