The 2017 Color of the Year is Pantone “Greenery” which is a citrus green hue. You might have already started to notice this shade in magazines and in stores. As I stare at gray skies and nearly melted snow, I am craving color in my life and can’t wait to spruce up my home with this shade. Today, I will be sharing my tips on how to use Pantone Greenery at home.
This shade of green is a refreshing and revitalizing zesty yellow-green. It is a color that will spice up and add vitality to any interior. You can incorporate the color of the year into your home in many ways without committing to painting your walls. Here’s how: Continue reading
The one thing you need to have a successful room, in my opinion, is the furniture layout. You can have beautiful furniture and a great color scheme, but if the furniture isn’t arranged correctly – it can make or break the room.
Arranging your furniture in a way that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. A furniture layout that is designed correctly will make you feel invited into the space and also doesn’t hinder your entertaining aspects and how you use the space itself. Continue reading
I have a list of destinations that I want to travel to. First destination on my bucket list was Italy to explore my culture and get back to my roots. I went on a tour for a week (wish it was longer) and I spent 2 nights in Venice, 2 nights in Florence, and 2 nights in Rome. I wanted to share some of my favorite highlights from the trip. Continue reading
It’s been a while since I have posted but I will fill you in on all the juicy details. This year started off with a BIG surprise.. but before, I get into the details, let me give you the background.
If you are anything like me, you may be looking for easy holiday decorating tips because this time of year is always so hectic! As much as I would have liked to full-out decorate, I didn’t have time to deck the halls. Between holiday shopping, gift exchanges, parties, worrying about what to cook/bring to the party, weddings, client meetings, packing, and traveling.. my head was spinning! Hence why, I wanted to keep the decor simple!
Today, I will be sharing my 6 decorating tips to recreate my simple yet elegant look. The theme of my decor this year is: silver, gold, and mirrored accents. With a few key pieces, you can recreate the look with these 6 easy holiday decorating tips. Continue reading
Autumn is my favorite season so I thought I would share centerpiece ideas for your Fall table. In northern New Jersey, the fall weather gives us a break from the summer heat and it’s just cool enough to enjoy with a light weight jacket. As we enter into November, it is time to remove the spooky Halloween decorations and update your homes decor with items that feel festive for fall. Today I have curated my top ten favorite centerpiece ideas that I have found on Pinterest to spice up your Autumn table. Continue reading
What if I told you that it was possible to make your home look new at no cost to you and that you didn’t have to buy anything new to decorate your home? You might be thinking, “that’s a first! A designer who told me not to buy anything.” Well, it’s true! In today’s post, I will be sharing 10 ways to make your home feel new at no cost to you.
Whether you have $1,000 or $100,000 to spend on your decorating project, it is important to have a number in mind to work with – even Hollywood has a budget.Decorating on a budget doesn’t have to mean being cheap , it means being a savvy shopper and finding the best value for your buck. Continue reading
Hello my friends, since I noticed new followers, I thought I would share a little about myself and the designer behind AMA Designs.
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My name is Amanda. I am from New Jersey and I am the Owner of AMA Designs & Interiors LLC. Interior design has always been a passion of mine. Since I was a little girl, I was always surrounded by design. My family owned a construction business for several years. My Father and Grandfather would show me blueprints and I learned to draw in their trailer. Some of my earliest memories were of me on the job-site fascinated by the capacity of the buildings and the large machinery.