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Blog Entries - tag: 'Interior design trends'

Get in the Ethnic Mode!

Rugs are one of the best decorative accessories, especially in these months of transition when temperatures begin to fall and living spaces gradually require more warm, inviting and cozy tapestries and decorations. Also, rugs serve to cover our floors,

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Top Summer Interior Design Trends as seen on Channel 9's Cincy Lifestyle show

While there are a lot of Hot Trends for this literally hot summer...these are my top favorites for the season: 1.  Bold Pops of Color:  One trend we are seeing is mixing 2 or more bold colors grounded against a neutral canvas  Even, if your

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Trend Watch: Velvet

Posted on: February 12, 2018
Tags: Style, Trends, Interior design, Inspiration, Interior design trends

If you haven’t noticed already, interior design trends have been going through a bit of a throw-back theme lately. Just to name a few, we’ve got brass, wallpaper and retro-inspired furnishings all making a strong comeback. So, naturally, you

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4 Ways to Get Inspired by Mid-Century Modern

  When you hear the words “mid-century modern”, what comes to mind? For interior designers, most of us envision rich walnut woods, hairpin legs, bright orange sofas, and unique pieces with clean lines. The mid-century modern era of design

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How to Start a Home Renovation

Happy New Year! It's officially 2018, a fresh new year for a fresh new start, and for some, home renovation projects, as well! If you've been putting off that long overdue kitchen or bath renovation, now is the perfect time to start. Not only do we have the

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5 New Years Resolutions for Your Home in 2018

As the holiday season starts to come to a close, it's that time of year to start thinking forward to the new year ahead. With 2017 just about past us, 2018 is right around the corner. It's a great time to reflect on the year gone by and to get clear on what

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Pantone Color of the Year 2018

Posted on: December 11, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Palette, Color trends

You might recall 2017's color of the year, which was Greenery, a vibrant and bright shade of green that popped up in design trends everywhere throughout the year. We saw it heavily influencing the botanical trend and the theme of nature-inspired decor.

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Our Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2018

Posted on: December 8, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Palette, 2018 trends

With 2018 around the corner (yikes…let’s just forget about Christmas stress)  there are many new and exciting ways to make your Interior a great space in the new year. Here are Amy Youngblood Interior's top 5 interior design trends for

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Wallpaper Trends You'll Love

Posted on: November 20, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Interior design, Inspiration, Wallpaper

Gone are the days of the tacky, old fashioned wallpaper that we grew up with. Old fashioned florals and paisleys are obviously out and have been for quite some time. We promise these are wallpaper trends you'll love! You'll find that these new patterns

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Warm up your Home for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just a week away, now is the time to give your home that cozy, warm feeling before hosting that big dinner, if you haven't started to already! Here at Amy Youngblood Interiors, fall makes us crave warmer textiles, richer colors, and

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Amy Youngblood Interiors at DesignBuildCincy

This past weekend, October 28th & 29th, Amy Youngblood Interiors participated in DesignBuildCincy at Cincinnati Music Hall. With the renovations just ending not very long ago, it was great to be at an event hosted in such a beautiful and historic

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How to Create the Perfect Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Fall is in full swing in Cincinnati and Thanksgiving is now just a few weeks away! It's hard to believe that the temperatures have already dropped to the 30's and we even had some snow flurries flying around this past weekend. All this chilly and dreary

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Why You Should Embrace Brass

Posted on: September 15, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Interior design, Inspiration, Decor, Brass

I know what you're thinking: is brass really making a comeback? And the answer is, yes! It really is, and it's back and better than ever.  If you're like most home owners who bought their homes in the 1970’s through the 1990’s, you have

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How to Decorate with Natural Elements

Posted on: September 5, 2017
Tags: Natural, Nature, Decor, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Fall

As September begins, fall is just around the corner in Cincinnati. And with fall, comes cooler temperatures, which means our gardens are nearing the end of their seasons. But you don’t have to forgo the beauty and greenery of summer completely if you

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Tips on Selecting the Perfect Throw Pillows

Posted on: July 24, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Decor

Throw pillows are the perfect accessory to add a pop of color or texture to an otherwise plain piece of furniture of space.  There are endless options when it comes to throw pillows, which makes the decision of selecting your pillows that much harder.

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8 Common Interior Design Mistakes

Posted on: July 17, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration

 There are a great deal of faux pas that designers often see homeowners making, so in order for you to avoid them, here is a list of 8 common interior design mistakes we see and how to avoid them.   Rooms that are Overly Coordinated : Spaces

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Easy Ways You Can Freshen Up the Foyer

Posted on: July 14, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Entryway

The foyer is the first space that guest see upon entering your home, so it is important that this space is not neglected.  It should make a statement and reflect your personal style. Everyone has a different entry way in their home - some large, some

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The Secret to Mixing Metals

Posted on: July 11, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Metallics

The use of multiple metallics in a space has been implemented by designers all over the world for many years.  It is commonly thought that gold and silver can’t be friends, but we are here to tell you that they are actually the best of

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8 Iconic Chairs for Your Space

The chair is not just simply a piece of furniture or a place to sit; it is a staple of design just as that little black dress is a must have in any women’s closet.  The chair is practical. A good chair is comfortable. But, a great chair does not

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How to Choose the Right Mirror for Your Home

Posted on: June 19, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Decor

Reflecting the beauty of your interior spaces through the use of mirrors is not only a classy way to improve your space, but it’s quite simple too! Mirrors help to enlarge a space by giving it dimensionality, while simultaneously reflecting light,

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Why Lighting is Important for Interior Design

Posted on: June 13, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Lighting

Let's talk about lighting!  Lighting is an imperative aspect for interior design, we wouldn’t be able to see anything with out it, so it is important to remember the impact that lighting and lighting fixtures can have within our spaces. Yes,

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4 Tile Trends to Try

Posted on: June 7, 2017
Tags: Home renovation, Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Tile

Tile has always been a go-to choice for the bathrooms and kitchens in our homes, but is also frequently used for a variety of commercial purposes.  Tiles, especially porcelain tile, is an extremely durable material that can be used on walls as well as on

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5 Tips to Create the Perfect Outdoor Oasis

As seen on our segment this morning on Fox19Now, here are Amy Youngblood Interiors' five tips to create the perfect outdoor space for the summer: 1. Connect your space to the indoors. In other words, locate your outdoor space near a room(s) you use a lot for

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Top 5 Patio Trends for Your Summer

Stable 80 degree temperatures have finally hit Cincinnati which means summer is fast approaching! This summer, spruce up the patio and impress your favorite neighbors with Amy Youngblood Interior's top 5 patio trends!  1. Indoor meets Outdoor:

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Top 5 Tips for Spring Decorating

Posted on: March 16, 2017
Tags: Spring design trends, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Style

Spring is almost here, despite this ever-changing weather!  However, with April around the corner, here are my top 5 tips for spring decorating as presented on Fox 19 yesterday morning! 1,  Watercolor style florals and stripes.  Not a big

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5 Tips on How to Make Your Bedroom an Oasis

Posted on: February 24, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Bedroom

Often times we come back from a long day of work and still cannot seem to relax. It is important your home provides you with the comfort you crave after a stressful day. Here are Amy Youngblood Interiors' top 5 tips on how to turn your favorite space

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6 Colors We Prefer Over Pantone's Greenery

Posted on: January 31, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Palette, Color trends, Inspiratiom

Pantone is a company that specializes in matching colors. Pantone began as a company that originally helped to specify printer ink and now is known for its role in matching colors among the auto, paint, and textile industries. They are very influential in the

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The Importance of Your Front Door

Posted on: January 12, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration

There are many different types of doors. There are garage doors and screen doors, French doors and front doors. There are doors specifically for dogs. There is even a band named The Doors. How important is a building’s door? Besides the obvious

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Why We Love the Hearth Room

Frank Lloyd Wright was a great American architect. He designed buildings and furnishings for over 70 years. Most scholars divide the work he did into three bodies of work because of how drastically styles changed during the course of his practice. Frank Lloyd

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Amy's Top 8 Holiday Decorating Tips!

Besides the ever classic Christmas tree, there are many ways we can "Holidazzle" our homes for the holidays. Here are Amy Youngblood Interior's top 8 holiday decorating tips! 1. Embrace a color scheme. Red and green? White and and gold? Blue and Silver? Pick

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Our Top 5 Fall Interior Design Trends

Posted on: September 20, 2016
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Fall

Here are Amy Youngblood Interiors' top five new fall trends to keep an eye out for: Gold.  From end tables to fixtures, gold is everywhere! There has been a rise in metallic statement pieces.  Gold finishes are turning heads on accent pieces,

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How to Go Bold with Wallpaper

Posted on: August 23, 2016
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Wallpaper

Wallpaper dates all the way back to 200 B.C. when the ancient Chinese glued rice paper to their walls. In 105 A.D. Ts’ai Lun incorporated textile waste into papermaking. The Arabs and then Europeans refined this technique. Louis XI of France called for

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5 Sofa Styles Explained

Posted on: August 8, 2016
Tags: Style, Interior design trends, Inspiration, Living room, Family room

There are many different types of sofas. They can be the inspiration piece for an entire room. You can opt for a sleeker more sophisticated sofa with two cushions or a more relaxed look with three cushions. Sometimes exposed legs are a good pick and help to

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What's New at NeoCon!

Posted on: June 17, 2016
Tags: Interior design trends, Inspiration, Midcentury modern, Neocon

With all the commercial work we do at Amy Youngblood Interiors,  it was a well anticipated, successful trip to NeoCon.  As many of you know, NeoCon,  held at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, is the largest annual show for the contract

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How to Make a Statement in Your Foyer

Posted on: May 11, 2016
Tags: Interior design trends, Inspiration, Entryway, Atmosphere

The foyer is the first space that your guests see as they enter your home.   This space needs to make a statement and reflect your personal style whether it's traditional, transitional, modern, or eclectic.

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Are Neutrals Back?

As we've mentioned before, finishes are a big emphasis in interior design trends for 2016.  Now that we've decided to update our metal finishes with warm golds and raw irons, let's update our upholstery and paints. Although we've see fabulous colors

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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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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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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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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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The Key to Mixing Metallics

Posted on: September 26, 2014
Tags: Interior design trends, Interior design, Trends, Metallics, Fall, Inspiration

Brass and chrome can be used side by side.  So can silver and gold.  Brushed nickel, oil rubbed bronze, and pewter can, too.  The key is balance.  Much like mixing patterns, mixing metallics allows you to create a look that is balanced,

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