Posts Tagged ‘beach design’

eHow Video: Paint Colors for a Beach-Themed Room

June 21st, 2012 by Lori Gilder | No Comments

Creating a canvas for a beach-themed room is easier than you think. Of course the foundation of that space is selecting the calm and relaxing paint colors that remind you of your favorite beach.

Are you drawn to the red, white and blue nautical decor inspired by the adventures of the open sea – the sand inspired palettes of soft whites, faded blues and greens, or a more tropical theme of deep greens, browns and beiges?

In this video I share a few very simple tips to make the paint selection process a little easier.
So next beach visit take a good look around and grab your color cues.



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Article by Lori Gilder, Architectural Interior Designer, Los Angeles, Ca. © 2012 Lori Gilder. Interior Makeovers Inc.

eHow Video : How to Decorate a Tiny Beach Apartment

June 4th, 2012 by Lori Gilder | No Comments

Summer is almost here!  So when it comes to Decorating a tiny beach apartment and space it at a minimum…..don’t go “overboard” with the “beachy theme”.  

Keep it bright, clean and breezy.  

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Article by Lori Gilder, Architectural Interior Designer, Los Angeles, Ca. © 2012 Lori Gilder. Interior Makeovers Inc.

eHow Video: How To Decorate A Beach Bungalow

May 29th, 2012 by Lori Gilder | 1 Comment

Any successful home design and decorating project requires the layering of elements in order to achieve a completed canvas… but that evolves over time.

In this eHow Video I share the importance of layering several design elements when decorating a beach bungalow. From architectural details to selecting the right color palette, flooring, furniture and accessories.

By implementing these layers of design over time you will have your beach escape exactly the way you envisioned!

 

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Article by Lori Gilder, Architectural Interior Designer, Los Angeles, Ca. © 2012 Lori Gilder. Interior Makeovers Inc.

eHow Video: Painting Techniques For A Beach-Themed Bedroom

May 23rd, 2012 by Lori Gilder | No Comments

I was recently selected as a home design expert for eHow.com, where I will share my design expertise through a series of videos for the online network.

For those who are unfamiliar with eHow.com, it is a leading online destination for practical advice on a variety of topics, including home, money, health, family and style.  The site provides how-to articles and video that help people learn new information and share expertise. I highly recommend a visit to the site!

I’m so excited about this opportunity to share my design advice, tips and expertise through this new series of videos.  eHow.com is a valuable online resource for the savvy homeowner and I’m honored to be a contributor.

Today’s eHow video shares some creative ways to get a relaxed beach-themed bedroom underway simply by locating a great piece of furniture from a thrift shop, flea market or salvage yard and giving it a beach makeover.

I would love to help you design your beach retreat.  Contact us at Interior Makeovers Inc. 310-788-0990 or email: lori@interiormakeovers.com

Looking forward to hearing from you.

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I encourage you leave questions or comments below this post, and fill out the form on the right hand side of this page to receive your free copy of my special report: “15 Money Saving Strategies When Planning Your Home Renovation”

Article by Lori Gilder, Architectural Interior Designer, Los Angeles, Ca. © 2012 Lori Gilder. Interior Makeovers Inc.