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Blog Entries - 2015

Fresh Ways to Be Festive this Christmas

At Amy Youngblood Interiors, we're moving towards a more natural holiday décor with the deep greens and golds of the season. While faux can be fabulous, decorating with plastic greenery and trees, this season calls for something a little more real.

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9 Quick Tips to Deck the Halls This Christmas

Here are some quick tips from Amy Youngblood Interiors to get you started in revamping your holiday decor. Tip 1. Wreath Away Wreaths don't have to be traditional anymore. We encourage you to mix it up. The more unexpected in shape and color, the

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Amy Youngblood Interiors Welcomes Jocelyn Williams!

Posted on: November 20, 2015
Tags: Amy youngblood interiors, Ayi team

We are excited to have Jocelyn Williams join our team as a Design Assistant!  Currently, a fourth year year student pursuing her BS in Interior Design at the University of Cincinnati's acclaimed DAAP Program,  Jocelyn brings many talents to our

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Why Wallpaper is Making a Comeback

Wall coverings are no longer a thing of the past. Companies have updated their offerings and provide a swath of options in a variety of colors, textures, materials, and sheens.  Natural materials (linen, grasscloths) add some background texture and

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How a Pop of Color Can Transform Any Space

Posted on: October 22, 2015
Tags: Interior design, Inspiration, Design, Style, Living room

Throw pillows can add a perfect visual pop to any otherwise dull area.  Even if a furniture piece is simple, minimal, and thereby not a statement piece, you can quickly change the hierarchy of a room by selecting colorful, graphic pillows in not

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Join Us at the Tour of Kitchens!

We’re super excited here at Amy Youngblood Interiors for this year’s Tour of Kitchens—and we want you to be too!  Join us Saturday, November 7 for a day filled with the best design, food, and entertaining the queen city has to

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How to Design a Gallery Wall in Your Home

Posted on: October 8, 2015
Tags: Interior design, Inspiration, Gallery wall, How to get started, Decor, Trends

Are you accumulating a large pile of children’s artwork? Do you have an assortment of old family photos or letters? Have you acquired a collection of interesting maps, mirrors, or artwork?  Creating a gallery wall is a great way to give these items

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How to Get Started On Planning Your Next Project

With the housing market in full gear and autumn leaves falling, everyone in the housing business is busy. From interior designers, to contractors to product manufacturers, lead times are longer than usual. So how should you get started on planning your next

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Simple Ways to Bring the Outdoors In

Posted on: October 1, 2015
Tags: Interior design, Fall, Nature, Inspiration, Trends, Natural, Outdoor

Humans have a natural biological connection with nature. Crackling fires captivate us and a garden view can enhance our creativity. Strolling through the park can have a restorative, healing effect. With the fall season upon us and the weather turning

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3 Must-Haves for Bathroom Organization

Posted on: September 24, 2015
Tags: Storage, Bathroom organization, Inspiration, Back to school, Organization

The shift from a laid-back summer to a hectic back-to-school schedule is a difficult transition, especially when adjusting to early morning departures. High traffic areas like the bathroom become busy and chaotic during rushed morning routines, inducing

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5 Tips for Creating a Productive Study Space

Posted on: September 16, 2015
Tags: Back to school, Organization, Office, How to get started

Now that back to school schedules are becoming routine, it is time to get down to business. Homework diligence is essential to a productive school year. As students grow older, workloads become heavier and homework assignments get tougher. Without a dedicated

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What's Trending for Autumn?

This season, rich blues, ranging from teals to indigo, add depth and drama to dining rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, and ceilings alike. Try using a satin or glossy paint to create more sheen and add a reflective quality to your surface, which will help reflect more light and prevent your space from looking too dark and flat.

 

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4 Simple Tips for a Kid-Friendly Entryway

The kids are headed back to school, and soon, they’ll be coming home with backpacks, friends, jackets, soccer gear, and muddy boots.  Instead of finding jackets and backpacks on your dining room table or one your favorite chair in the living room,

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Brittany Holden Joins Amy Youngblood Interiors

Posted on: August 26, 2015
Tags: Amy youngblood interiors, Interior design, Ayi team

Amy Youngblood Interiors welcome new Design Assistant, Brittany Holden! Brittany holds a vast amount of experience both in and out of the workplace.  As a mother of two,  Myia and Jack,  Brittany became aware of her love of design when her

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What You Should Know Before Purchasing a Rug

Posted on: August 5, 2015
Tags: Durability, Amy youngblood interior, Interior design, Decor, Rug

   Purchasing a rug can be a daunting task.  With so many options to choose from—ranging in fiber content, style, construction, and, most certainly, price—one can easily become overwhelmed.  Don’t fret; we’re

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Is Gray the New Neutral?

Time and again, I’ve walked into homes, apartments, doctor’s offices, and found the same color palette: beige-on-beige-on-beige (or cream). Don’t get me wrong—timeless, warm-hued neutrals can be beautiful and certainly have their

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Amy Schuermann Interiors Becomes Amy Youngblood Interiors!

Posted on: April 21, 2015
Tags: Amy youngblood interiors

I am excited to announce the firm rebranding and name change to Amy Youngblood Interiors!  On a personal note, it was a difficult decision, but I made the decision to go back to my maiden name which I always missed and loved....hence the company name

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