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Blog Entries - 2019

First Organize, Then Design

Did you know that 71 percent of families use the garage as the primary entrance to their house? Although garages play an important role in our lives, a lot of us have garages that are more cluttered than we’d like to admit. In fact, a survey

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Creating Beautiful Yet Functional Outdoor Spaces

Fire pits are great features to include in your outdoor space. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. You can go with the traditional wood burning option, but the gas burning option is much cleaner and requires less maintenance. Although a fire pit is a

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How Plants Can Make Your Outdoor Space More Relaxing

Greenery and flowers are always a must for an outdoor living space, but they provide more than just beauty. Plants help create a natural boundary. They can be used to line walkways and make the pathway more distinct. They can also act as barriers that

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Outdoor Design Tips for Summer Grilling

Outdoor Kitchens Summer is here and that means spending more time outdoors. If you’re the cook in your family and throwing an event, you know firsthand that you miss the social activities that are going on outside because you are inside cooking.

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“Accent Rooms” Instead of Accent Walls

We have seen accent walls on trend for a while now, but we are seeing a shift away from this practice. Instead of incorporating an accent wall into a space, we are now turning to a bold statement on all four walls. That’s right, a whole room now becomes

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Bold Color Trends

Current color trends lead us in a bold direction. We are seeing the rich jewel tone of emerald green, which is balanced out with the trend of leaning towards the warmer spectrum on neutral tones. Matte black is becoming big and it will be around for a while.

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Latest Trends in Cabinets and Countertops

Looking for new cabinets and countertops? For the longest time all white kitchens have been at the top of the design trends list, but they may be heading out. While all white kitchens will never go completely out of style, we are seeing color and wood tones

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Designers Vs. Decorators

Posted on: April 9, 2019
Tags: Interior design, Amy youngblood interiors

Interior Designer vs. Interior Decorator Decorating is about furnishing and making a space look beautiful. While this is an aspect in interior design as well, it’s only a small part of what an interior designer does. Interior designers go to school to

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Consider Custom Built-ins for Your Space

Built-ins are not new by any means, but they are being used for more than just books lately. Custom built-ins are designed for your space and needs. You are not limited to just having shelves for your books and knick-knacks. When they are done right, they can

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Don’t Overlook Your Guest Room

It's common for guest bedrooms to become the neglected room in the house; after all most guest rooms only get used a few times a year. Since guest rooms don’t get used on an everyday basis they can often times become the dumping ground for

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First Impressions Matter

You don’t need a large foyer to have a great entryway in your home. Even the smallest of entryways can make an impact. Here are 5 ways to make a lasting impression as you walk in your front door. 1.Clear The Clutter No one wants to walk into a messy

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Travel Inspired Interiors

Do you love to travel and wish you could experience a part of your favorite destinations in your everyday life? While you might not be able to pack up and go, you can have your interiors reflect what you love most from your travels.  Get

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Looking For A Fresh Start?

Do you feel like you need a change of scenery? You don’t need to move to have a fresh start - renovating your current place can have a huge impact. You are not “stuck” with the current layout or aesthetic of your space, anything can be

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Designing Commercial Space Interiors with Purpose

  When we talk about the interior design of commercial spaces, our focus is on efficient flow design that creates a balanced, engaging experience for the guest. Below are a few helpful tips if you are running your own business. Style Start by defining

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Interior Design for a Cozy Studio Apartment

  Studio apartment? What is it? Let's start with that! A studio apartment is an efficiency bachelor apartment or a lifestyle cube with one room, and is unlike a one-bedroom apartment. For this blog, we're discussing the topic for people that live in a

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New Year, New Trends!

New Year, new vibes, and for sure new trends that are coming in 2019. In the first blog of the year, we will explore some interior design updates and share all of the details! Agate Wallpaper Yes, wallpaper is still in! However, for 2019, Agate wallpaper is

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