Design inspiration and how-to expertise shared by Bainbridge Island interior designers.
Staring at These Four Walls Again
I remember back in 2008 when the housing market crumbled around our ears, and more and more, we were spending time at home. People couldn’t get loans to move. There was no upgrading to someplace better. Money was tight, and we were stuck to stare at these four walls. Now,
Local Limitless Designs: Home Edition
The clicks of online shopping and chills of isolated decision-making should not define how we experience our homes and quality of life. Like so many aspects of our human experience, our need for furniture, rugs, or lighting in our home is really an opportunity in hiding.
Is our relationship with food limited
The Upside of Downsizing: All the Cool People are Doing It
I did it. My clients are doing it. Why, just last month, a darling, older couple from Mercer Island did it. Downsizing is the new upsizing, and all the cool people are doing it. Once you pack, you never go back!
Many have spent years believing
Who Am I? Oh, Honey, I Can Help With That
As an interior designer, I want you, my client, to walk through your front door and gasp with delight thinking, “This is so ME!”. This is all fine and well unless, dear one, you have no idea what “me” looks like. No worries, I can totally
3 Easy Steps to Designing a Beautiful Home
Two-story, waterfront, built in 2006. The main living level is on the upper floor and the lower level features a “daylight basement,” with an entertainment room, two bedrooms, and a bathroom. Every room in the home boasts stunning views of the Puget Sound and Seattle skyline!
Go Big & Be Home --The Making of a Mural
Kristin Alvarado is an interior designer at CW Design & Decor, serving clients on Bainbridge Island, Seattle, and beyond. With the blessed return of color and pattern to the design world, wallpaper has made a stunning comeback. I have spent my fair share of time drooling and
In my later years, I am sure my love for all things blingy will become more apparent as I refrain less and decisively become more unapologetically over-the-top. I will plod along while weighed down by gobs of jewels and feathers. With many eyes rolling, my soon-to-be-adult-aged children will try again and again to remind
Mo-Minski & Co. 100th Post!
Today you will find 100 published posts at mo-minski.com! We couldn't have done it alone, nor would we ever want to. A HUGE thank you to our contributors for going above and beyond each and every article. We are your super fans! To those who support us, thank you, thank
I’m Not Sorry: Confessions of an Art Hoarder
I have listened to The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up three or more times, held my household possessions and clothing in my hands to ensure they spark joy, and if so, allowed them to stay in my house. I have even held a selling-half-of-everything-I-own garage sale. By the
Beauty’s Where You Find It! (not just where you painted and primed it)
“Greta Garbo, and Monroe
Dietrich and - the HOME DEPOT!”
You're a Madonna fan or have been around long enough to remember when she dominated pop culture. You’re familiar with the term: Voguing. You’re a fabulous, yet frugal, decorating diva – OMG, we’re related!