It’s all in the details: our love affair with crown moulding

When it comes to design, there is always something more than what meets the eye. Whether it’s opening up the room or making it feel more intimate, every item has a practical and visual function. It’s proof that when it comes to design, it’s all about the details. Let’s take moulding and trim for example. Practically speaking crown moulding is used to cap a wall, but visually it adds depth and dimension to the space and makes a huge impact.

white crown moulding adds some gorgeous detail to this living room

Play with proportions

Moulding and trim can be used to add dimension, separation, and intimacy to the space. Traditional moulding and trim profiles like crown moulding and baseboards give the wall a visual starting and ending point, which makes the ceiling closer. It also protects the ceiling and floors from damage.

crown moulding adds details of elegance to this dining room

But don’t be afraid to use moulding and trim to divide the space up in interesting ways though. A chair railing on the wall creates a horizontal line. Visually, it separates the top from the bottom and practically, it protects the wall finish from potential furniture damage. Add a skylight feel to your ceiling by using moulding to create different sections.

colorful crown moulding adds luxury to this bedroom

detailed crown moulding makes this office space super modern and interesting

Add dimension

A more modern way to use moulding and trim is around doors. Using casing around a door adds visual dimension. It creates an almost mysterious and secretive entrance to the space, leaving the person wondering what they’ll find behind the door.

crown moulding and trim are a great way to add interest to a wall and door

Door Casing: An entry door at 160 West 12th Street, part of the Greenwich Lane, designed by . Photography by Pieter Estersohn.

crown moulding and trim are a great way to compliment a bold ceiling

The color of the moulding and trim is also a way to make the space feel different. Painting the moulding the same color as the wall makes the room appear larger. It hides imperfections and gives the room a very polished feel. For a more artistic and defined feel, paint the moulding and trim a bold color. It’s fun way to add a whimsical touch to the room.

crown moulding and trim are a fun way to add some whimsical details to room

Finishing Touch

One of our other favorite ways to use it is on your kitchen cabinets. Though usually forgotten about the edge of your cabinets is the perfect place for showing off that little something extra. To create a clean, finished look opt for a shaker-style trim. A Victorian style gives the kitchen a bit of European flair, while a country style moulding gives the space a homier feel.

monochromatic trim and crown moulding give this vanity a European flair

Shaker style kitchen cabinets: by and

simplistic crown moulding and trim give a space a finished look

For us, all the little details make your space complete. They’re what take the look of your room up an extra notch so it feels truly personalized and Currently Classic. Moulding and trim is definitely something that can add impact to a space in a very subtle or dramatic way. For more design inspiration, you can follow us on and .

~The Dbh-biz.info Team

Round up: mountain homes we love

Fall has officially arrived…at least according to the calendar and to all those on Instagram touting “Hello, October!”. Since October realy has arrived… um, yesterday… we’ve been thinking of the leaves changing colors, waking up to that crisp mountain air and feeling grateful for the opportunity to have spent so much time in our Aspen office. Even though we no longer call Aspen our “office home”, we are still inspired by the beautiful surroundings and the talented neighbors like architectural firm, . So, as we patiently wait for fall to arrive in Houston, you can find us dreaming about one of the perfectly crisp mountain homes.

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Obsessions: Natural elements, colorful prints & translucent accents

September has flown by and we are left with the hope that Fall weather isn’t far behind. What we do have are tons of new collections to fuel our latest obsessions. I love this time of year because inspiration is everywhere! Our favorite vendors are releasing their new Fall collections, new design houses are popping up on our radar and my now twice-yearly trip to High Point Market is coming up. I’d say there are plenty of things to be excited about this upcoming season.

So, even though many collections are still under wraps – the anticipation is killing me! – The Dbh-biz.info Team and I have kept our eyes on the latest and greatest designs and collections over this past month. We’ve got some great finds to share!

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August obsessions: Vibrant tones, geometric prints and modern decadence

August flew by for the Dbh-biz.info team! We’re back in the office today from the unexpected time away due to Hurricane Harvey. Our hearts go out to all the Texans that were affected by the storm. After touching base with all our local clients, we’re thankful to report that everyone is safe and dry. Looking back at August we are all amazed at where we started the month. We kicked off August at the Las Vegas Market – where we found tons inspiration from our favorite showrooms – and made some major progress on a few big projects (including my own home!) To say it’s been an eventful month would be an understatement, right?

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We’re obsessed with round mirrors in the bathroom!

What’s one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to instantly “dress up” your powder room? Hint: it’s not a new coat of paint, a monogrammed soap (which I highly recommend), or an added art piece. It’s actually you! Well…sort of. Let’s talk about our obsession with unexpected and chic round mirrors in the bathroom.

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8 Stunning Accent Chairs for every interior!

At Dbh-biz.info, we design interiors that are both serene and punchy, often they are lovely and quiet but always unexpected. Over the years I have found that sometimes a room just needs that little something extra! What better way is there to inject a touch of fun than with bold and unique accent chairs. Now, the options are endless — we have lounge chairs, host chairs, wing chairs, and hanging chairs to fit every style. There are just so many options out there that make my design heart happy! With all these styles, sizes, shapes and colors there are accent chairs perfect for every space in your home.

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Team Obsessions: Turning Up the Heat on Summer Style

It’s no secret that Texas brings the heat during summer time. Embracing the indoors is often necessary during southern summer months, which is all the more reason to introduce some new inspiration into your home.

At Dbh-biz.info, we can’t get enough of the new designs that help breathe a refreshing new sense of life into our clients’ homes and that we know will continue to stun season after season. Experimenting with fun new colors, textures, prints and shapes is what gets us out of bed in the morning, and we can’t wait to share the designs our talented team is obsessed with this month!

Read on to learn more about what our team was taken with this July.

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Team Obsessions: The Summer of Style

Summertime is the perfect moment to celebrate your personal style. Whether you have an eye for all things rustic, gravitate towards more of a romantic interior, or like a modern look when it comes to your home’s aesthetic, there’s no better time than now to experiment with doses of deep color, eclectic textures and unique accent pieces that will last you from season to season.

The at Dbh-biz.info is constantly drawing inspiration from unexpected people and places. Their vision then translates into the stunning work they do, which constantly amazes me! I’m so thankful to work alongside such a brilliant group who always keeps things interesting.

Read on to learn more about what our team is obsessed with this month.

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Team Obsessions: What We Love in May

There is no better time to breathe new life into your home than spring! It’s a season that’s a true feast for the senses – perfect for introducing festive pops of color into the home and the kinds of refreshing looks meant to last (and wow!) in the sunny months to come.

Whether you’re starting from scratch or working through a complete design overhaul, we hope these favorites of ours will get your creative juices flowing!

Keep reading to learn more about what our team is obsessed with this month.

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Team Obsessions: What We Love in April 2017

April showers have brought nothing but inspiration to the Dbh-biz.info team this month! The dreary weather means that brighter, spring days are undoubtedly ahead and it’s time to celebrate the season with lots of bright color in the home! We are so intrigued by the trends we’ve seen popping up as of late – think unexpected textures and unique angles – which have inspired us to dive a little deeper into what we’re loving at the moment.

Read on to learn more about what our team is obsessed with this month.

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