Cost of a painting or a portrait largely decided by the popularity of the artist and also the quality of his work. For this reason, giving a perfect quote is difficult. Yet, you can select online services like Paint My Photo, which takes your digital shots and transforms it into a hand-painted portrait depending on… Continue reading How much does it cost to commission a painting
Well, it’s that time again. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Christmas is fast approaching. The decorations are starting to appear in stores, and I’m sure I heard someone playing carols in the salon the other day. Clients often start asking what they can do to make their homes feel more festive without spending… Continue reading Making Your Home Festive
Ah, visiting the in-laws. For most people, not particularly high on the ‘fun things I want to do on the weekend’ list. Now, don’t get me wrong – my in-laws are wonderful people. But they live hours away, and coming up to Christmas, things are getting busy. Usually I would try to do a quick… Continue reading Out With the Old!
It’s becoming more and more common in this digital age for people to work from home. And even if you’re not doing it full time, chances are that you work from your laptop on the family room couch more often than you would like to admit. It’s also becoming increasingly normal for women on maternity… Continue reading How to Design Your Home Office
If you’ve been paying any attention the last few years, you’ve no doubt noticed that Pinterest has become a driving force in our industry. Not only do more tech-savvy clients come to initial consults with their iPads loaded to the gills with boards about their dream bathrooms, but having followed so many designers online, they… Continue reading The Impact of Pinterest on Interior Design
Interior design is not necessarily an industry you would associate with being particularly ‘green’ or ethical – and with good reason, because it’s not. This industry, much like fashion, moves inexorably with what’s in vogue in any given season. Interior designers and their clients alike perpetuate a consumerist attitude, moving rapidly from one set of… Continue reading Ethical Interior Design