Author Archives: amandaamato

7 Important Details to Consider Before your Kitchen Remodel

There are 7 important details to consider before your kitchen remodel. Renovating a kitchen is a major undertaking for a homeowner to take on alone. It requires strategic planning both, financially and aesthetically. Based on my experience, I recently completed a kitchen renovation through my online interior design services, many of these points were brought up during the project and I thought it would be beneficial to share.

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From Outdated to Updated Modern Master Bathroom

When new homeowners called on me for help with their modern master bathroom, I saw the potential beyond the outdated interior and cracked ceramic tiles. The young couple had style and their current bathroom didn’t reflect their minimalist modern inspiration photos. Through the process of my edesign services, I came up with a proposed design concept for the space. Continue reading

How to Use Pantone “Greenery” at Home

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 for a Successful Room

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

6 Easy Holiday Decorating Tips

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

10 Centerpiece Ideas for your Fall Table

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