TRUE FASHIONISTA HOME: WHAT TO DO WITH PANTONE BLUE

TRUE FASHIONISTA HOME: WHAT TO DO WITH PANTONE BLUE

Welcome to 2020, the year of Classic Blue, the hue chosen to by Pantone Color Institute as its Color of the Year. Before you go racing over to your favorite home consignment store, let’s take a look at just  where and how designers are putting this True Fashionista shade to use.
THE RETURN OF THE FORMAL DINING ROOM

THE RETURN OF THE FORMAL DINING ROOM

Dining while binging Netflix has finally had its backlash. The whole eat ‘n run thing centering around the kitchen island may still have its place, but these days interior designers are focusing on the family and bringing it all back to that spot in the house where memories used to happen around a good ol’ meal, the True Fashionista dining room.
INTERIOR DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2020

INTERIOR DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2020

Our world is getting smarter and smarter, and by that we specifically mean our homes. What with Alexa, touchscreens, programmable water faucets and ovens that you can turn on from your phone from halfway around the world, the True Fashionista future is here. It should come as no shock then that interior design trends are looking to be warm, cozy and reflect the home as a place for refuge and coziness. What is so exciting about trend-seeking this year, confirms Aida Sniraite, interior designer and owner of Authentic Interior, is that we will be witnessing how materials, colors, and textures will cohabitate with humans during the years to come as well as adapting it to our needs now.
TABLES TABLES TABLES

TABLES TABLES TABLES

Who doesn’t love a nice table? Its functionality as a place to put stuff is overshadowed only by the availability of unique designs and key placement possibilities to match and complement your décor. Think beyond the kitchen; lately, True Fashionista tables have it with designers stepping up to provide sometimes whimsical, always functional style to suit the needs of the most discerning interior designer. You’ll never place your keys and phone in quite the same manner again!

OUTFITTING YOUR KITCHEN ISLAND

OUTFITTING YOUR KITCHEN ISLAND

Its been discussed in various circles lately about the growing trend of the kitchen island becoming the new True Fashionista kitchen table. As our lives get busier, we tend to do our gathering round the island, conveniently located nearby the food prep. An island provides that in-out-and-on-your-way stopping point, its high counter placement and stools encouraging the mentality of a quick bite before racing out the door to start your day.

DRESSING UP THE ACCENT WALL

DRESSING UP THE ACCENT WALL

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and dedicate one wall of your living space as a True Fashionista accent wall. Congratulations! The accent wall can be a leap of faith, as it takes a little bit of foresight to choose the best color then dress it up just right because it’s a fact: once it’s painted, said wall will then become the room’s focal point.

THE BREAKFAST NOOK REDESIGN

THE BREAKFAST NOOK REDESIGN

New home construction and remodels quite often incorporate a breakfast nook into the plan these days, aided no doubt by designers who have noticed that lately people tend to prefer a booth to a table and chairs when dining out. Designer Laurel Harrison insists that the booth experience is happening around the country as designers channel their childhood memories into cozy spaces.

POOLSIDE DÉCOR

POOLSIDE DÉCOR

Have you gotten your True Fashionista swim on yet? There’s no doubting it now, its that time o’year when you’ll be spending an abundance of quality hours poolside, be it entertaining friends and family or quality alone time with a refreshing beverage and good book. If your pool deck is in need of freshening up, we’ve got some great ideas to get you ready and make you the talk of the summer town!

BRINGING NATURE INTO YOUR HOME

So you enjoy nature and understand the many benefits of bringing the outside into your home. However…just how many potted plants can you attractively squeeze into your domicile anyway? There MUST be some other ways to represent all the beauty that nature possesses in your living room! Read on, True Fashionista interior design types…

FENG SHUI 101

FENG SHUI 101

Let’s just clear something up first and foremost. It’s pronounced FUNG SHWAY. Next order of True Fashionista business… literally translated, feng means “wind” and shui means “water”, and in Chinese culture, wind and water are associated with good health. Therefore, since its introduction in China some 3,000 years ago, feng shui has evolved over the years into meaning the art and science of fortune; good feng shui is good fortune and vice versa.