As the seasons change and we move from summer into fall and winter, we are often inspired to change our decor for the holidays and to look for gifts.While this can be a magical time of year, it can also feel commercial and overwhelming. You may worry about how to decorate for the holidays or find the perfect gift for family, friends, clients, or co-workers.How can you stay aligned with who you are, while creating the perfect space that you enjoy and want to share during holidays?How can you find Read more [...]
As the season changes and we move from summer into fall, we are often inspired to change our decor. But why? Are there any good reasons to do it?Why yes! There are several. And they are all good for us!This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. https://northernlightsstaging.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Copy-of-blog_titles-4.mp4
1. Stay Connected to the Outdoors
One way to stay connected to the outdoors is by bringing Read more [...]
As humans, we want to be connected with nature and other living things such as people, animals and plants. This longing for “connection” with other life forms is called “biophilia”. The term was first used by Erich Fromm in The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness (1973) and later by Edward O. Wilson in his work Biophilia (1984). Lately, there seems to be more emphasis on this concept in the world of Interior Design.As humans we have always been connected to nature, for survival, sustenance, Read more [...]
Does the magic of lighting makes your heart sing? Do you love rich color, textured fabrics and natural materials? Your global design style may be Moroccan!
What is a Global Design Style?
Global styles are all about your worldly adventures and telling your story! They are usually very colorful, rich in bold designs and natural textures, patterns, colors and arts and crafts of various cultures. Each piece has a story and becomes a conversation starter. Treasures are Read more [...]
Whether you’re committed to reducing your carbon footprint or simply want a safe, healthy home for your family, eco-friendly remodeling is a smart choice. Eco-friendly home improvements save money and energy, and limit the amount of harmful toxins that enter your home. Eco-friendly homes also command a premium when it’s time to sell; according to the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, energy-efficient homes net 3.5% to 9% more per square foot than typical homes.
As you plan your next remodel, Read more […]
What is a Global Design Interior Design?
Global styles are all about your worldly adventures and telling your story! They are usually very colorful, rich in bold designs and natural textures, patterns, colors and arts and crafts of various cultures. Each piece has a story and becomes a conversation starter. Treasures are displayed without rules or grouping by the part of the world each piece is from. Antiques mix with modern pieces, and natural objects such as animal horns, plants and rocks add Read more […]
What is Mexican Style?
Mexican interiors are full of color, are welcoming, warm and there is often a sense of playfulness and whimsy. A mix of colorful, exotic Spanish and Indian handcrafted items and practical things add old world charm.
The furniture is made from solid wood or leather with designs from the Spanish and Mayan cultures. Most are made from pine, walnut and cherry. Sofas, beds and tables often have a rustic look. Rugs are usually hand woven and brightly colored. Multicolored cushions Read more […]