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I love Thanksgiving – it’s a wonderful time to gather with friends and family for good food and conversation. I’m also excited to really put my newly refreshed dining room to use that got a revamp for the One Room Challenge! I’ve already started to......

Inspirational Fall Decor Ideas Fall is a time of renewal – as the colors change and the weather gets cool, there’s no better time to get into the spirit of the season than with fresh decor in your home. This year, I’m loving neutral palettes......

Home accessories are like jewelry.  You can have your outfit all picked out and ready to go, but what really makes it unique and special are the small accents of you. The same goes for your home – no matter what furniture you have and......

A light & bright living room makeover in Freehold, NJ Kitchens may be the heart of a home, but living rooms are as equally important! In my own home, we casually eat meals here some nights, hang out on Sundays and watch movies and often......

How To Choose The Right Window Treatments A few weeks back, I asked what some of you felt your greatest design dilemma was in your home. Many of you came back with an all too familiar mention about how anxiety inducing it was to pick......

It’s time to reveal the space for the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge. Thank you for following along with me on this journey – what a wild ride it’s been! I’ve given my humble dining room a much needed refresh into a modern farmhouse haven! ......

Summer Edit | My Favorite Homeware Pieces from the Shop As Summer rolls in and the days grow longer, my mind drifts to beach side scenes. It’s usually around this time of year I find myself drawn to a coastal and bohemian design style. Think......

Spring One Room Challenge – Week 7 Week 7 – we made it! I cannot believe we’re nearly all wrapped up on this season’s One Room Challenge. It’s been such a journey and I am so excited to reveal the room next week. Window Treatments......

Spring One Room Challenge – Week 6 I can’t believe we are in Week 6 of the One Room Challenge – time is absolutely flying by! I initially thought that it was a slower week than usual for the fifth week of the challenge, but......

  Father’s Day Gift Guide from The Shop Father’s Day is just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about how to spoil that extra special guy in your life! Whether he loves golf, gardening or getting to the spa – the Shop......

One Room Challenge – Week 4 I cannot believe we’re half way through the One Room Challenge! 4 weeks in and the room is starting to take shape. For the Spring challenge, I am making over my dining room with a modern farmhouse aesthetic –......

  Spring One Room Challenge – Week 3 It’s been a productive week! My new lighting arrived, and I’ve made all the final selections for the dining room which I’ll be sharing with you this week. The room is taking on a “modern farmhouse” vibe,......

  One Room Challenge Dining Room Refresh – Week 2 One Room Challenge Week 2 – here we are! Last week I revealed that the room would be taking a “Modern Rustic Farmhouse” vibe, mixing contemporary aesthetics with romantic pieces that look like they were......

Dining Room Refresh – Week 1 One Room Challenge- let’s go! I am so excited to be participating in this years challenge. Given the current quarantine restrictions, I have been finding myself re-focusing my creative vision on my own home the last few weeks. So,......

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! I’ve put together my top picks for Mother’s Day – think gorgeous jewelry, spa accessories, comfy loungewear and more available online from The Shop By Holly. Shipping available and we will be hand delivering within a 20 mile......

Spring is here – we made it! If you are anything like me, the last few weeks of Winter are spent counting down until the season changes. Long, warm days means extra sunlight and lots of opportunity for renewal. Given light of the current situation,......

You might have wondered at some point about what you could do to make sure you purchase the right kind of furniture pieces for you and your home, but what about the buying mistakes you should try to avoid? Throughout a designer’s career they see......

Does your home feel outdated? One reason could be the wallpaper that’s been up since the house was built. If you are feeling like it might be time to take it down, a fresh coat of paint in its place is always a safe choice......

While air conditioners chill the air, fans are meant to circulate it which means they can be used for heating or cooling a space based on the season. In a bedroom, a ceiling fan is great to use for a comfortable sleep without needing to......

Father’s Day if coming up fast so we pulled together some gift ideas to help you get started.   For the Golfer If your dad likes to golf, get some accessories like this dopp kit, towel and coolers. Throw in some golf balls so he......

With Mother’s Day less than 2 weeks away, we have put together some of our favorite gift ideas for those who aren’t quite sure what to get.   Personalized Bracelet Stacks T.Jazelle bracelets are gorgeous and super personal! You can get these that say mom......

Have you ever went to buy new sheets and wondered what the thread count means? What is sateen versus percale? And what makes cotton Egyptian? Don’t worry- we were there once too. Here’s a little cheat sheet to help you out!   Thread Count Thread......

Paint is the easiest and most cost-effective way to transform a space. Neutral colors for walls are always a timeless color palette and they are really easy to throw a pop of color with through accessories and art. Or if you want to be a little fun…these......

If not…you’re missing out! Especially if you need a little something different for that special someone. The boutique offers many unique items including jewelry, baby, pajamas, spa and other accessories for both men and women. And we gift wrap, too! Lotus Jewelry Studio has handmade pieces......

“Pockets of Peace” ~ is refreshing, renewing or redoing a “space” for individuals and/or families where they can rest, reflect, recharge and re-focus their lives. A “Pocket of Peace” is giving someone who needs a little “love” in their life a clearly designed “space.” My......

At HV Interior Design, it’s all about personal expression! We’ll help you create a look that is perfect for you and your home, with beautifully crafted window treatments that frame the view and finish the room. 1. Everything is custom made to fit perfectly Nothing......

Greenery is the perfect Pantone color of the year now that we are finally feeling the full effects of Spring and have Summer right around the corner! We have hand picked some of our favorite bedding, fabrics, and wallpaper all inspired by the new color......

In the middle of all your cleaning, how about doing some updating? We have our top 3 favorite ways to renew and redo your home this Spring! 1. Paint & Wallpaper There’s nothing better than a fresh coat of paint on the walls! It’s the......

To Freshen Up Your Outdoor Space! After Before By adding a bright and bold orange fabric to this unique steel frame we took this patio structure from to “cool to cozy”! Outdoor cushion replacements can be a challenge to find in the right size and color.......

SFERRA has recently celebrated 125 years where they continue to focus on being at the forefront of craftsmanship and luxury in the world of fine linens with a quality you would need to feel to believe. Synopsis of the last 125 Years 1891 – Sferra......

Valentine’s Day is in the air and we are all about focusing on pretty in pink. Check out this bedroom ensemble we created for one of our clients using Eastern Accents bedding! Mother of three boys wanted to have a spare bedroom retreat that had......

Some of you might remember growing up with that retro, vintage wallpaper in your childhood homes or maybe you moved into a house that still had wallpaper from decades ago. This has caused wallcoverings to get a bad rap! People tend to describe it as......

You don’t need to live by a beach to design your home inspired by the ocean. However, that also doesn’t mean you need to put palm trees and seashells in your room. We have put together some examples of what we would do for a......

Designing Using Inspiration Where to begin… Start with an inspiration piece, something you love that makes your heart sing.  It can be a colorful object that you find yourself drawn to, it can be something as simple as a greeting card you received to the......

Children need a sanctuary to retreat to at the end of their busy days as well! By keeping the paint, wallpaper, fabrics, and bedding very transitional, they’ll be able to grow with your child all the way from toddler to teenager to adult with minimal changes......

Thank you to everyone that attended our Bedding and Textile Event held at our Showroom, we had a great turnout.  Amongst the many Designers, we were honored to have Brookdale’s future Designers come out to learn from our guest presenters.  Thank you Ellen Ackerman from......

Winter White Surround yourself with this warm Winter White bedding and create snow angels in your dreams. Simple and clean, this bedding will transition between all seasons, but will stand out this winter as it symbolizes new fallen snow. Focus on Fabrics It features a......

Halloween is tomorrow and what better way to get in the spirit than to read our October Newsletter? Full of tips and “tricks” that will “treat” any home. If you’re feeling daring, you can use this bold and sleek look all year ’round! The bedding,......

Over here at tri Space interiors & Textiles, we like to find any opportunity to have a little fun around the office. This month is, of course, Halloween and we couldn’t pass up the opportunity of breaking out the decorations to “haunt” our entryway. Our......

Looking to transition into Fall with a new style? Forget the pumpkin spiced latte! This bedding featured in our September Newsletter is sure to give you that fall feeling you’ve been craving. This subdued fall bedding can cozy up any cold space with it’s mix......

            Some of our favorite pieces in our showroom are from Duralee Fabrics’ Build-Your-Own Custom Furniture. We personalized two armless chairs and a sofa that are both stunning as well as unbelievably comfortable. With Duralee’s Build-Your-Own the possibilities really are endless......

Featured in the tri Space textiles Showroom, JF Fabrics’ line of durable Crypton fabrics from the Meredith Heron Color Concepts Collection do not lack in style or beauty. The days of commercial strength fabrics used only in a business setting are over. No more cringing......

Truly a one of a kind piece on our showroom floor is our fun, distressed green dresser with flower knobs. Measuring at 38” wide, 20” deep and 34” high it is the perfect size to add to any bedroom for that extra storage you might......

                                           This Ottoman’s Got A Secret                                                                  Picture this lovely yet practical ottoman in your den, home office or guest room.  This versatile yet......

tri Space interiors launched the addition of tri Space textiles a trade only bedding & textiles showroom in Colts Neck, NJ.  There was an incredible turnout and I want to shout out a big, “THANK YOU” to my family, friends, sales representatives, designers and customers......

Parallel lines that run next to each other are your everyday stripes. One of the most popular types of stripes, named after a poolside or beachfront structure for shade, are Cabana Stripes. These wide-sized stripes are usually seen on beach towels and outdoor décor, but......

Those that know me personally will often hear me talk about the, “Laws of Attraction” which defined in a nutshell is, You get whatever you are focusing on whether its something you want or don’t want you will get more of it. I came across......

A popular staging myth is that home staging is simply decorating; staging for sale does require decorating abilities, a detailed eye, plus a whole different set of skills, knowledge, and abilities.  We must remember that when you are decorating or designing a space for living......

In design there are five basic principles you should follow in developing your living or working space: Space – is the first element and most important.  You should think about how much do I have to work with? Lines – can have a huge effect......

2/3 Rule When figuring out where to place art & mirrors it should be 2/3 the width of the item below it. Anchor Art to Furnishings Bottom edge 6″ above the sofa8″ above other furniture Hallways Standard art gallery height of picture or mirror is......

When it comes to picking paint colors for your home, there’s no right or wrong; it’s all about finding the right hue for you.  So don’t simply settle for those trendy tones or pick a color because you see it everywhere – find the shades......

Homes that look great sell faster at higher prices – Why? Because research shows that visitors form first impressions of a space within 90 seconds. In fact, as much as 60% of an impression can be based on color alone.  With 95% of buyers shopping......

Color Mapping – 60% of one predominant color (most likely will be the walls) 30% of another color (upholstery, drapes, bedding, etc.) 10% of an accent color (art, pillows, blankets, etc.) When transitioning from one room to another one of those colors should be carried into......

1.  Rule of 3’s:  Select a minimum of three patterns, making sure that at least one pattern is half the size of the     remaining two.2.  Watch your tones:  Mixing in pieces that share similar wood tones brings balance to patterns, while      adding a modern sophistication......

During the later years of his life, Pablo Picasso used to frequent many street side cafes, where he would idly sketch passer-bys, seeking inspiration for his next great work.  One day a woman who excitedly recognized the great artist and approached him.  Taking advantage of......