Design Tips

ReArranger: Entertaining: Extra Party Seating

If you are having more than 4-6 people over in a smaller space, you may need some extra seating. First, and most obvious, you can always pull a chair or two over from the dining room. Second, consider picking up a cube ottoman or two. They are comfy and have storage. Lastly, these unique cushions provide the perfect accent. Use one or 2 per person. It's as easy as that, and everyone stays comfortable.

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ReArranger: Entertaining: DIY Party Bar

So, you are thinking about throwing a party, but maybe concerned about the amount of space you have in your home. In this series of episodes, we will show you how to get your living space ready to entertain. And it’s easier than you might think. “First, every party needs a bar. Somewhere your guests can help themselves without needing a bartender. It might surprise you to know that there are pieces in your home that will work perfectly for a bar.

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ReArranger: Contrast is Key

Let’s take a look at this room and breakdown why this all works together. I want to focus on one thing today, and that’s the element of contrast. Contrast isn’t just dark and light. There are so many layers and it’s one of my favorite elements of design

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ReArranger: The New White Room

Used to be a room done in whites and light neutrals was often considered too formal, maybe even kind of icy. Not warm and inviting. But the white room these days is a whole different thing. Today the white room is a beautiful combination of shades of whites and soft light neutrals, interesting textures and pops of color. The end result is warm, bright and light and VERY welcoming.

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ReArranger: Don't Forget the Floor

What’s missing in this room? A rug. Rugs are not only decorative, they can add warmth and softness. Be cautious about buying a rug on line. Colors on your computer can turn out to be very different in person. Use a rug pad for even more comfort and just as important, to increase the life of your rug. And you know what, you can even put a rug on a rug. Trust me, it can work. Make your floors as interesting as your walls, and your feet will thank you.

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ReArranger: Sleek Bed Makeover

Today, we are ReArranging and and re-styling a bed. We're going to do a complete 180, and go for a more neutral, textured feel. The addition of a bed scarf adds a dramatic layer to the entire look. Best part about this particular look is you can change it up whenever you want.

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ReArranger: Work Space Change-Up 3 Ways

In the previous episode, we showed you how to create a work space if your home doesn’t have a designated office. Now, we’ll show you how this space within a space can be oh so multifunctional. You can turn it into a game table, crafting table, or buffet for entertaining. That’s a lot of fun and functionality that’s so easy to add to your home. Take a stab at your own space within a space.

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ReArranger: Space Within a Space

What to do if your home doesn’t have a designated office area? You create a space within a space. Try using a table as a desk.

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Rearranger: Vertical Flip

Decorating a large space can be daunting. Instead of just throwing a large print up and calling it a day, why not think outside of the box? Take a vertical print, and turn it horizontal!

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ReArranger - The Unfinished Room

Welcome to the unfinished room. This happens a lot. You get your main pieces in place and call it a day. To take it to the next level, we're going to infuse texture, color and warmth.

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Blank Spaces: The Staircase

We round out our Blank Spaces tour with one of the most forgotten areas…the staircase. Well, forgotten no longer.

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Blank Spaces: The Nook

Continuing our tour of blank spaces, we have come to this little area I see underutilized all too often. You can get fancy and call it your “Study” or “Nook” with or without company. This becomes a private escape, in your own home.

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Blank Spaces: Small Wall

Today, we will be focusing on Blank Spaces. Now, if you look around your home, you might be thinking “Blank spaces? I don’t have any blank spaces." Well, we’re gonna take a look at some areas that might not necessarily be empty, but could be used in a different way.

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Tables That Bloom

So, you’ve spent the time and effort to set a beautiful table and now it’s time for the finishing touch, the flowers.

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Tablescapes

Many of us don’t use our dining rooms to eat in all the time, but instead save it for special occasions. Don’t let your dining room table just sit there in between those meals.

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DIY Chair Rail

One of the easiest ways to add dimension to a room is with a painted chair wall. A beautiful chair wall doesn’t take much time or money.

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"The ReArranger" - Table Settings 3 Ways

Today we are focusing on entertaining. Specifically, the dining room table. This episode will give you the tips to take your table setting from Fine to Fun!!!

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Trending: Drapes

One of the fastest growing trends today is the renewed popularity of drapes. And this time, drapery is back in a brighter, bolder, more colorful way than ever.

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“The ReArranger” – Living Room Makeover

Today, we are taking ReArranging to the next level... We are ReArranging and doing a Makeover!

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Two-Tone Room

There are so many ways to use color in a room. The two-tone room is one way to use color in different and imaginative ways.

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Heart of the Room

In warm, livable rooms the conversational grouping is always the heart of the space. Create a place to gather that’s cozy, leaving your walls open to use in other interesting and functional ways.

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Curio Cabinets

Curio means “an intriguing object." While some think of it as an old-fashioned thing, it can be made into a beautiful modern piece.

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Focal Point

Every room needs its drama point, the place the eye goes first, and everything else gathers around.

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