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5 Is The Magic Number

Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, In : Design Rules 

Have you ever wondered why your console table top either looks drab or is just unnoticeable? 

Wisteria Console

It could be that there isn't anything on it, but more likely that there are the wrong number of things on it.

Wisteria Console 

The rule of thumb in styling or designing a tablescape is to use an odd number of items. 

Instead of just having a pair of lamps (2), add two family photos and a bowl or vase (5).

Atlanta Showhouse 
It's also nice when some of the shapes relate. Round and oval ...
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Design Rules!

Posted by Lori Pepe-Lunche on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, In : Design Rules 
There are many rules of design, most of which are meant to be broken.

It is still good to know some of the basic rules though, which more often than not, are a good standard to use.

Here are just a few...


When deciding on window treatment, whether drapes or roman shades, by hanging them as close to the ceiling as possible you can actually make your ceiling appear to be higher than it is and the room look larger than it is. It's all an illusion. As you will find, most design tricks are.



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