Create a Healthy and Beautiful Home with Aligned Design

Have the last few years made you rethink how you are living your life and what is important?Has it highlighted all the things that are NOT working in your home if you have been spending more time there? Have you realized what is important if you have required your home to act as your workplace, sanctuary, gym, school, and more?Why not refresh, get inspired, and create a healthy, beautiful home that can handle all the things you need it to do for you now.Imagine a home that looks great, feels great, Read more […]

Are You Creating Expansion in Other People’s Lives?

Expansion is the thing that we all want. Expansion is a better life than we have now. It is something more, something bigger, something better. We are always striving for expansion. When people buy something, it is because it provides expansion in some way in their life. One of the reasons Interior Design is important is it creates expansion. It is worth investing in. Creating a perfect space for you gives you something more, a better life than you have now. If you have a business, Read more […]

Create a Beautiful Wine-Bar in Your Living Room for a Perfect Space to Unwind

At the end of a long day, what is nicer than having a beautiful space that you love to unwind and relax. Kick back and enjoy a wonderful glass of wine with your family, friends, or just your amazing self. So what do you need? Your perfect space and a perfect glass of wine. Create Your Perfect Space Let’s start with creating your perfect space. A place that feels like your sanctuary, tells your story, and gives you a feeling of comfort and relaxation as soon as you walk in. As an Read more […]

Make Magic Happen When You are Fearless with Color

Being fearless with color can lead to incredible transformations in your home. Embrace colors, and you’ll be amazed at the transformation they can bring to the energy of your space. Fear of getting it wrong often leads us to stick to safe options like white, gray, or beige. But here’s the thing: Start Small: Test a bold color on a small wall or piece of furniture. It’s less commitment and gives you a feel for how the color works in your space. Sample First: Before you commit, paint a small Read more […]

Create an Exotic Global Style Living Room with a Gorgeous Blue Rug

Create an exotic global style living room with a gorgeous blue rug

Bohemian style celebrates warm earthy colors, metals and jewel tones. Bohemian decor often uses deep browns, greens, grays or other neutral colors for base colors, then accessorizes with saturated purple, fiery orange, and electric blue and other jewel tones. Bohemian style lovers are often carefree, dislike rules and want to follow their heart’s desire! Do you like vintage furniture and light fixtures, globally inspired textiles and rugs, and love displaying your collections of cool things Read more […]

I Learned to Solve All My Interior Design Problems by Playing Music- Every Part Must Do Its Part

Every Part Must Do Its Part Music is made of parts and every part is critical to making the magic happen. When they work together perfectly, then you have created a masterpiece! All music has a structure. This usually includes a series of parts in order such as an introduction, a verse that is repeated several times with variations, a chorus or bridge that is different, and often the memorable highlight of the piece, a few more verses, and an ending. Often there are solos in the chorus. All Read more […]

I Learned To Solve All My Interior Design Problems by Playing Music

Contrast is the Key to Striking Beauty While in my doumbek class last week, my drum teacher Amir Etemadzadeh, who is a native of Iran was talking about the importance of being able to distinguish clearly all the notes we can make on our drums. The more notes, the better.  The more clearly they are different from each other, the better and more beautiful it sounds to the listener.Amir describes it as creating a beautiful and delicious meal and all the notes are like the spices and layers that Read more […]

I Learned To Solve All My Interior Design Problems by Dancing- Bring on the Bling

Bring on the Bling A dance performance needs some bling.It can be sparkly and glittery jewelry or fabrics that create magic under the stage lights. It can be accessories that make musical or percussive sounds as you move. It might be the tassels and sparkly bits that show off your movements. It could be or a costume with cultural elements that tells the story of the dance or the culture it came from.  The bling adds depth, excitement and the final touches.It is about more than beauty. It’s about Read more […]

What You Do With Your Five Minutes of Infamy Shows Who You Are

Some time or another, we all get our five minutes of fame, or infamy depending on what you do with it. I think your choices tell a lot about who you are. I have had many chances for my five minutes of fame on the radio, on the dance or music stage, in publications and more. This time felt a little different, maybe because the audience seemed so big!I thought I would share my experience, in case it helps you when your five minutes comes around:) Edesign by Northern Read more […]

Get the Look- Global Style- Turkish

Turkish style is warm and inviting, earthy and exotic. There is an abundance of warm earth tones with pops of beautiful color. lots of patterns and texture and there is a slightly more rustic feel. It is simple, soft and relaxing.Turkey has ancient roots. The colors and textures of the land has inspired much of the art, colors and culture. Turkish elements are often used in Bohemian inspired designs.Turkish style showcases Byzantine and Ottoman architectural styles and modern and classical motifs. Byzantine Read more […]