Hi everyone! I have been having some fun researching design styles, their origins and how they differentiate from eachother. The term Contemporary is a common buzz word among designers. In this entry I will give you some helpful information about what it actually means and how to achieve the look in your home. Contemporary style includes a combination of modern and traditional […]
What is Contemporary style and how can you get the look?
New Technologies for Interior Design
Last month I saw a movie called Parental Guidance with Billy Crystal and Bette Midler. In the movie the family has a “Smart-House” which is a home that is practically run by computers. I never thought this actually existed until I found a fascinating article in the Builder Business Newsletter. The article discusses how technology […]
2013 Colors of the Year!
Happy New Year everyone! I like to start the new year by taking a look at the color forecast from Pantone. For those of you who dont know Pantone is the world-renowned authority on color and they issue a forecast each year as to which colors will be trending in different industries including Fashion and […]
Drapery Trims and Details
We recently completed a project in Yorba Linda, it was completed just before the holidays and our client was very happy! One of my favorite things about this project is the detailed trim. Often-times it is the small details that really make the project stand out. See the beautiful beaded trim on this drapery […]
Pros and Cons of Laminate (LVT) Flooring
Vinyl flooring today is nothing like it was 20 years ago. With new technology Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) looks just as good as real wood, stone, or ceramic tile, but is a fraction of the cost. The new fashionable designs combine the best of design and technology in one product. Here are some pros and […]
The Pros and Cons of Hardwood Flooring
Hardwood flooring is a beautiful and timeless selection for residential spaces. Today there are a plethora of choices and it can be difficult to decide which one is the right fit for your home. Quality and price are two obvious factors to consider. Here are some pros and cons for choosing hardwood flooring. […]
October is National Window Covering Safety Month
Most of our blogs are fun and informative; this particular topic is regarding a very serious safety issue. How safe are your windows? Corded window coverings are one of the top five hidden hazards in American homes. Infants and children die each year from accidentally strangling in window cords. Some of these incidents involve older […]
Trend Alert: Two-Toned Drapes
Here at Anna Ione Interiors we love to try new things. We keep a close eye on what is new and exciting in the world of Interior Design. Right now it is really popular to have a mixture of fabrics on one window treatment. This can be done with an over-lay or the fabrics can […]
Choosing the Right Drapery Hardware
The right drapery hardware can make your window treatments go from simple to sensational. Decorative drapery hardware has evolved to include unique elements in many design styles and finishes. There are embellished wood rods, metal rods, finials, tie-backs, drapery medallions and drapery jewelry that can add beautiful detail to the window treatment. “Decorative hardware can […]
We Now Carry Carole Fabrics!
One of my favorite things about my job is getting to see new products and new fabric lines. I love flipping through the sample books and visualizing which fabrics will look best for window treatments, upholstery, and bedding. This past month we started carrying Carole Fabrics. Carole Fabrics has been serving the interior design community […]