Gorgeous dining tables (and chairs!)

No matter what the style or design of your home is, there will be some spaces that are more casual than others. For example, the kitchen and game room are rooms you use every day, where you go to relax and hang out. A sitting room or a dining room, on the other hand, are often more formal rooms. They’re designed to be sophisticated spaces that embody luxury and they’re the perfect spot for celebrating special occasions and hosting guests.

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BLVD Show House Sneak Peek: Dining Room

How is it already halfway through February?! April will be here before we know it which is so exciting and…a little scary. There is still quite a bit to get done on the BLVD Show House, but we have been progressing much quicker since the new year started. We recently installed the sheetrock which was a huge step! Next up, is the installation of the flooring and tile, nailing down all fabrics, furnishings and getting everything ordered. It’s definitely been a super busy process among all other things, but I’m loving it!

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How to select flooring for any space

Like many of our clients, I have little kiddos running around and understand the need for a balance between luxury and functionality when it comes to selecting flooring. But with so many choices, how do you know which one to use? It may seem like you have to choose between aesthetics and functionality, but the great news is that you don’t! Today, I’m breaking down how to select functional and beautiful flooring for any space.

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Ask the Experts with Schenck & Company

Renovating a historic home is quite the process! The sheetrock is in which means we’re one step closer to installing our gorgeous finishes throughout the home, including our hardwood flooring. We’ve joined forces with the talented on the floors for the Boulevard Show House because they’re the most in-demand experts when it comes to creating custom fine hardwood floors.

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Selecting the best color palette for your home

When you’re designing a brand new space or looking to redo your current home, one of the first things you might feel like you have to do is select a color palette. You start browsing magazines, social media, Houzz and Pinterest to find the perfect colors to use. If you can’t find just the right colors, don’t worry. Color palettes develop over throughout the design process. Yes, it’s a commitment that takes some ongoing research and inspiration but you’ll find the perfect palette with a little patience!

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How to select the perfect drapery fabric

It is no secret that I am a big fan of drapery! Functionality and luxury are two words that come to mind when I think about window coverings of any kind. Though the main purposes of drapery are to provide privacy from your home and to protect your furnishings from the sun, they are also a way to enhance the overall space both visually and acoustically. Use your drapery to bring in a fun print or trim, enhance your interior with a vibrant color or provide a simple, or create a soft, neutral backdrop for your interior.

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Best pillow styles for a perfectly polished bedroom

In any bedroom, the bed is the focal point. But when it comes to creating the perfect bed, many people tend to overlook one thing – the pillows! There are many different shapes and sizes of decorative throw pillows – square pillows, rectangular lumbars, Euro shams and bolster pillows…So how do you determine which size works best for your bed? And the answer is that it all really depends on the bed size.

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Project Reveal: Modern French Country Home

Our clients loved the nature and lifestyle of being in the suburbs but also desired the modern and contemporary designs that are found in the city. So when they asked us to design a home for them to retire in, we wanted the space to bring together the best of both worlds. This retreat home (which was featured in !) is a modern, efficient, no-frills space. It was designed to be functional and family-friendly but definitely isn’t light on the luxurious details.

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One-of-a-kind headboards we love

Adding personality to your bed can be done with more than just decorative pillows. A fabulous headboard can make your bed truly one-of-a-kind. Go bold with graphic prints, vibrant colors or luxe fabrics. It’s very chic and modern! Tufts or pleats on a headboard make a subtle statement and elevate the look of the bedroom.

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