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Blog Entries - tag: 'Style'

Pillows, The Perfect Solution!

We have heard the following from some of our clients, and I'm pretty sure this has happened to you too… "One day, I was walking around my home and had the feeling that something was missing in my living room. Something that could brighten up the room,

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Your Laundry Room… Not a Typical Room!

In the past, your laundry room was just a simple room… However, today it is as important as any other room. From floor to ceiling, you need to emphasize a style and create space efficiency and functionality. In this blog, I will point out some of my

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Thanksgiving Décor

The Thanksgiving holiday is opening this week! Our tradition is to have family and friends gather together to enjoy the company of good friends and family and a delicious feast. For those that are having guests for this coming holiday, I will show you some

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Must Haves for Office Space Interiors

  As I've mentioned in past blogs, the interior design of a space is an important complement for any room and can affect us in a positive way. For this blog I would like to express the importance of interior design in commercial areas, such as offices.

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How to Kid-Proof Your Bathroom?

When it comes to remodeling your house or just designing the house of your dreams, you may have to make a list of the things that are more used for you and your family. Especially when you have kids you might want to have a kid-friendly environment that will

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Want to be Happier? How Improving your Interiors Can Enhance your Mood” as Seen on Fox19 NOW with Jessica Brown

It’s a proven fact (even Oprah once said it!) that the interior design of your home can evoke positive or negative feelings in people. Your home is ultimately a place where you want to feel secure, relaxed and even inspired. Not to mention, a lot of

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Essential Geometric Features for your Interior Space

Before discussing our top 5 essential geometric features for your space, we need to understand that to have a great interior design composition, we must identify the elements of the room. Which ones will be playing the dominant role? Which will have the

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Our Top 5 Fall Interior Design Trends as Seen on Channel 9's CincyLifestyle

I was recently a guest of Allie Martin on Channel 9's Cincy Lifestyle show, and shared our favorite Interior Design Trends for Fall. Let's check them out!     ART DECO The art deco style is back and pushing boundaries in

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How to Incorporate the Color Black into Your Interiors

When I have asked people about their thoughts on incorporating black into their interior space, most of their answers were negative. They think using an enormous amount of black would look Gothic. Some think it wouldn't be appropriate for a living space,

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Light Up Your Interior Space

Light in our interiors is a priority. You can completely change the atmosphere of a room by the color of the light, by how soft, strong and dramatic it is, or by the position of it. For this new post we will show you our top 5 types of interior

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Submerge your Home in Nature!

If you haven’t already, it’s time to consider adding some greenery to your home. Houseplants will elevate your favorite space at any moment and it's the perfect accessory for our interiors!  Below is a list of our top five houseplants that

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The Wave of Wallpapers is Making a Comeback!

Wallpapers are slowly making a comeback into interior design trends for 2018. The resurgence of modern wallpapers brings new ideas to highlight your personal style in dramatic ways without breaking the bank. Isn’t that awesome??? In this blog, we will

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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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What's Up with Your 5th Wall?

There are days that we wake up wanting to make a radical change to our home. The most practical thing to do is to change the color of your walls to give a different feel to the space. It will sound that simple but many times you ask thousands of questions

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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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7 Most Common Interior Design Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on: January 22, 2018
Tags: How to get started, Style, Trends, Interior design, Inspiration

You can usually tell right away when you’ve walked into a home that’s been professionally designed by an interior designer. You get a sense of everything being in its place and it just feels very put together. Usually, this will prompt you to

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5 Trending Colors for Your Bedroom

Posted on: January 16, 2018
Tags: Style, Trends, Interior design, Decor, Inspiration, Palette, Color trends, Bedroom

It's the middle of winter and we're all feeling a bit tired of the cold weather, especially with all of the snow we have been having lately in Cincinnati! It's been one snow storm after the next and all we can think about is staying inside our warm homes and

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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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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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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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Everything You Need to Know About Paint

Posted on: July 5, 2017
Tags: Home renovation, How to get started, Style, Inspiration, Paint

A new coat of paint is the perfect, and one of the most budget-friendly ways to spruce up your space and give it a whole new look, so here is just about everything you need to know before you start your next project.   Most importantly, you want to make

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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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What Makes a Great Family Space

Posted on: June 1, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design, Inspiratiom, Living room, Family room

Now and days, it seems that we are all so busy that we do not have time to sit down, relax and enjoy some time with our family, but it is important to have a space within the home where the whole family can gather.  The family room is a common location

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Ways to Add Life to Your Walls

Posted on: May 16, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design, Inspiration, Durability

Are you tired of looking at that one bare wall? Or are you looking for a way to simply liven up a room?  Incorporating artwork is the perfect way to add color and life to a space.  Although, some may find choosing artwork to be a daunting and expensive task, it doesn't have to be.  

 

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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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Why We Love the Wallpaper Trend

Posted on: April 3, 2017
Tags: Home renovation, Style, Interior design, Inspiration, Wallpaper

When people say wallpaper, we typically think of our grandma’s dingy den or the many faux pas of the 1980’s.  Well that just isn’t the case anymore.  Wallpaper is back! And it’s more stylish than ever. Instead of spending

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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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The Top 5 Trends of 2017

Posted on: January 5, 2017
Tags: Style, Interior design, Inspiration, Palette, Color trends

It’s a brand new year and it’s a great feeling being able to come home to a beautiful updated space full of modernized trends! Here are our top 5 tips to make your space fabulous and cheerful for 2017:   Bold Color- Navy is the new

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Why Mid-Century Modern is Here to Stay

Posted on: November 8, 2016
Tags: Midcentury modern, Style, Inspiration, Classic design trends

Clean lines, tapered furniture legs, and low profiles all make up the look that is Mid-Century Modern. This is a look that our minds compute as simple and timeless; it’s a look that’s here to stay. Mid-Century Modern is the Helvetica of interior

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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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How to Mix and Match Appliance Finishes

Posted on: April 8, 2016
Tags: Home renovation, Style, Interior design, Neutral, Inspiration, Kitchen, Trends

Whether you're looking to update a powder room or completely overhaul your kitchen, there are many new plumbing and appliance finish options for all of your needs. GE has introduced "Slate" as an appliance finish. A smooth, satin patina, slate brings warmth

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Introducing Cincinnista!

Posted on: February 10, 2016
Tags: Style, Fashion

Introducing Cincinnista.com, Amy Youngblood's new blog for Cincinnati ladies focused on looking and feeling fabulous over 40!  As an accomplished interior designer and artist at 47, Amy wanted to merge her experience as a creative business woman with her

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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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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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Spring Lighting Trends

Posted on: March 5, 2014
Tags: Spring design trends, Style, Lighting, Trends, Interior design

With the long winter ending, it's time to lighten things up. Consider replacing your outdated fixtures with bronze or brushed brass finishes. Enliven your space by combining materials such as wood and metal or glass and metal. Create a new look with

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Moving Away from Traditional to Transitional Style

Posted on: August 24, 2012
Tags: Philosophy, Style, Amy schuermann interiors, Interior design

Fall is around the corner,  and business is booming at Amy Schuermann Interiors!   One particular theme I am seeing with a lot of with new clients is trend towards a cleaner line, yet comfortable look.  A lot of my clients have initially

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Check Out Cincy Chic: Design and Style Column

I am excited to share my new column as Cincy Chic's new Design and Style Expert!   My first column for the Children's Issue is called "The Perfect Children's Room" and gives tips and trends in Children's Room Design.  In my column,   I talk

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Take a Look at Our Cincinnati Design Star Room!

Posted on: June 26, 2012
Tags: Style, Interior design, Cincinnati, Events, Publications, Projects,

!  I have to say, as a discriminating designer,  it is one of my best rooms yet!  Lots of planning and hard work.  All worth it.  Our Opening Party and unveiling of the room last Thursday night, June  21st was a huge success as

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Our Upcoming Appearance on Cincinnati Design Star

Posted on: June 17, 2012
Tags: Style, Interior design, Cincinnati, Events, Publications, Projects

The countdown is on for the creation AND video of my Cincinnati Star Design Event:  Urban Oasis!  We started filming yesterday "From Design to Creation"  with exclusive media coverage by Cincy Chic.   The video will depict and cronicle the

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Cincy Chic!

Posted on: May 24, 2012
Tags: Style, Cincinnati, Publications

I am excited to announce that starting in June,  I will be a featured writer for Cincy Chic,  THE online publication in Cincinnati for Women!  For those who don't know Cincy Chic,  it is THE place to find the best of women's interests, events and needs in Cincinnati.

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Bright Color Is in!

Posted on: May 16, 2012
Tags: Style, Hyde park, Trends

It's no secret to people that know me....that red is my favorite color!  Check out these amazing dress/ fashion finds at Soho Boutique in Hyde Park.

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Happy Mother's Day

Posted on: May 11, 2012
Tags: Style, Trends, Cincinnati, Inspiration, Fashion

Happy Mothers Day to all you fellow mothers and moms-to-be!  What better way to celebrate Mother's Day with a little treat for yourself this weekend...

Which brings me to ANNOUNCE my new venture,  blog and future web-site:  "CINCINNISTA."  As many of you know...I have a passion for great design, art AND style and fashion.  

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Color Trends

Posted on: October 24, 2011
Tags: Style, Decor, Interior design, Trends

Wow!   I just received my latest issue of Elle Decor (in which my company is listed in the Designer Registry) and its all about color.    These are some trends I'm seeing and doing right now in color: PURPLE.  Purple is very "in"  right now.  

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Mixing it Up....

Posted on: September 12, 2011
Tags: Style, Trends, Interior design

When designing a space, I ask myself "What is fresh and interesting?"

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What is my Style?

Posted on: September 12, 2011
Tags: Style, Trends

People often ask me "What is your style?"  While I certainly have my own personal tastes.....I usually don't like to answer that question.  

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