Catherine Alford

Catherine Alford
Post image Full story

Posted in Interiors | by Catherine Alford, on July 9, 2012

Color Crush: Royal Purple

Purple is definitely a difficult color to implement into a design. Often, people choose a shade that is too bold or too muted. Finding just the right amount of royal purple is no easy feat, yet many designers – including the ones featured below – have accomplished just that. This homeowner chose a nice amount...

More images
Post image Full story

Posted in Interiors | by Catherine Alford, on June 27, 2012

Large, Contemporary Art For Your Home

Art, in my humble opinion, is one of the best ways to add style and personality to a room. While accessories, curtains, pillows, and furniture all add a certain layer of interest, art is where a designer or a homeowner can really display their taste. Of course, there are many different types of art from...

More images
Post image Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Catherine Alford, on June 23, 2012

7 Stunning Pool Houses

It’s summer time, and that often goes hand in hand with craving some pool time. Of course, some very lucky homeowners have pools right in their backyards and amazing pool houses that go with them. Pool houses are so popular because they can actually double as guest rooms in many situations, and are ideal for...

More images
Post image Full story

Posted in Outdoor | by Catherine Alford, on June 19, 2012

It’s All About The Modern Patio

Sleek, contemporary patios are the ideal place to spend your summers outdoors this season. Every homeowner should consider their patio like an extra room, a place to rest and relax with family and friends. Patios always look great with sleek accessories like durable chairs, coffee tables, cozy lights, comfortable pillows, and an array of other...

More images
Post image Full story

Posted in Apartments | by Catherine Alford, on June 15, 2012

Chic Urban Apartments

Chic, urban apartments are definitely perfect for someone who is energetic and full of life. These apartments are ideal because they are often just steps away from amenities like fine restaurants and even parks and other recreational activities. Yet, these apartments, once inside, are just as homey and comfortable as any apartment you would find...

More images
Post image Full story

Posted in Interiors | by Catherine Alford, on June 13, 2012

Haute Color Combo: Yellow & Black

“Fly like a butterfly. Sting like a bee.” I always think of those lyrics when I see a black and yellow color scheme in a home. It reminds me of a bumblebee, but a very chic and sophisticated bumblebee at that. Black goes well with any color, but it looks especially great with yellow. Add...

More images
Post image Full story

Posted in Interiors | by Catherine Alford, on June 9, 2012

Trendy Color Combo: Pink & Orange

Pink and orange are probably not often thought of together as a color combination, because they are so close on the color wheel. However, these colors absolutely look great together, as evidenced by the many gorgeous design photos that I have curated for you today. Whether subtle or grand, adding these colors to your home...

More images
Post image Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Catherine Alford, on June 5, 2012

Bold Color Combo: Pink & Teal

I’m not going to lie – pink and teal have been a favorite color combination of mine since I was a child. I even requested pink and teal painted furniture as a kid, which I still have in storage for my own children someday. I think these colors are so popular because they are incredibly...

More images