His or Hers

Looking for a space of your own or hoping to make your own? It depends on what kind of space you have to work with I guess, whether you go in one direction or another. For example, you may not put a sewing room...

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Psychology of Color

In college, I once heard a lecture during a women’s seminar which I found most fascinating. It was on the subject of color and how it can affect your mood, attitude, choices, well…everything.  It goes as far as to say why some fast food...

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Fall Decorating Project Ideas

Fall decorating projects inspired by our Pinterest page: There are many ways to decorate for the fall season. In recent years, I have seen a greater push towards the more natural decoration with real pumpkins, gourds, leaves and pinecones. Really recent trends pop in...

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All things apple…or Fall

As much as we’ve tried to hold onto the summer in west Michigan, inevitably, Fall is upon us. The weather shows it. School has started back up and Halloween items are available in stores already. SO, to prepare us and get us ready for...

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Patio Love

A few things to think about… What style is your house? What are you wanting to convey with your porch style? A porch can be an extension of the inside of the house, or it can be its own space entirely. Do you have...

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Test Your Inner Decorator

Take this little quiz to see how much you know! Question 1 Match the table leg to its name  (Quiz and inspiration for post from hgtv magazine: are you fluent in decorating? July/August 2014)   Question 2 The following two chairs are extremely well...

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Update to Countertop Options!

So as the newest furniture designer/sales person and only official Interior Designer at Fence Row Furniture, I’m going to go over the new countertop options we have to better assist you, our customers in achieving that update/upgrade you are longing for, while educating you...

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Finding out your design/decor style

There are a number of quizzes that are found online to see what your style is. Two of my favorites were from houzz.com and realsimple.com. These were very different from each other in their approach. Most of the others were similar to the houzz.com...

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2014 Trends

  Color: Pantone Radiant Orchid  All things Fuscia. Search Pinterest for any variation of Pantone color of 2014 and you will get a cornucopia of radiant orchid from every spectrum.  PINterest: still an ever popular means to collect, organize and keep those creative juices...

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Buying Local

Buying local is all about sustainability. If you read our last post, you know the definition of sustainable. If not, here it is per dictionary.com: Sustainable: capable of being maintained at a steady level without exhausting natural resources or causing severe ecological damage. In my own words, it means maintaining a positive renewal rate when being harvested. For...

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