Category: Trends

Nebraska has been waiting much too long for spring. Looking back two years ago at this time, the daffodils were up and the trees were starting to flower. My daffodils are still hiding. As they say, “It’s been a long, cold, lonely winter.” I’ve had a few people ask me how to change their home…

We are in the midst of a new interior design development. People are becoming enamored with gold and golden metallic accents. We have been using silvers – especially in the stainless steel and nickel finishes – for the past 15 plus years. Now, there are warm tones of gold being offered in an amazing variety…

Imagine you’re walking through your own furniture factory and notice the most beautiful, massive plank of American Cherry Wood that you’ve ever seen. It seems that it would be such a waste to cut this beautiful plank into small boards for furniture. And that’s how live edge furniture was born. This style of furniture features…

If you are old enough, you might remember the knotty pine paneling found in rec rooms and basements in mid-century homes. We’ve come a long way since then, and wood paneling of many types and materials has found its place once again for a variety of uses. On-trend is the use of reclaimed wood on…

Color of the Year The color chosen as the new emphasis for 2017 is called Greenery: Pantone color number 15-0343 TPG. It’s a perfect color to toss into a room. A nod to nature and freshness, it’s 2017’s answer to the last few years of soft muted colors and grey tones. The color Greenery reflects…

If you’re considering replacing a floor or cabinets, the color of the woodwork has a considerable impact on the look and feel of a room. What’s on-trend, and what will be popular until the next time you remodel or replace flooring? For some time, we have been entranced by dark walnut colors and even black…