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Have More FUN Decorating Your Front Porch This FALL

September 17, 2020

Spending a lot of time at home this summer has me dreaming of all the ways I can welcome fall in my new townhouse.  Don’t get me wrong, I love summer and have really enjoyed the sunshine, picnics and kayaking on the lake.  But as the crisp morning air has returned to Pennsylvania, my mind […]

Managing an Emotional Move with Interior Design

August 27, 2020

Moving to a smaller home and decluttering a lifetime of belongings is hard. So hard. We were recently put to the task and helped a longtime client turn a new living space into a loving home for her mother. The emotional impact of moving can be overwhelming whether it is nearby or across state lines. […]

Design to Fit Your Life: Scale and Proportion

July 31, 2020

The most important objective in interior design is to enhance our everyday experiences within the environment we live, work and play.  Taking into consideration basic design elements is important, but paying close attention to scale and proportion will give you a home that is warm, balanced and inviting. What is Scale? According to the Interior […]

Decor Inspired by the Charming Style of Maine

July 2, 2020

When our good friends, Bonnie and Tom, invited my husband and I to visit them in Maine, we jumped at the chance. Although we have traveled extensively throughout the country, neither of us had been to Maine. I knew we were in for a real treat.   Bonnie began going to Maine with her dad and […]

Discover Your Interior Design Style

June 15, 2020

Before we can create “atmosphere” in our homes, we must begin with style. Style is achieved through a set of basic features, design techniques and elements of furniture, lighting and accessories that, when combined, create harmony.  Style is individualistic and, most importantly, should reflect who you are. What is your style?  Keep reading to find […]

The Interior Design Rule of Three

May 26, 2020

Many people feel challenged with how to decorate their homes. Most of the time, they become overwhelmed by decisions or repeated mistakes, which stop them dead in their tracks. Fear no more! Here is a simple secret that will keep you moving forward. The only thing you need to remember is the rule of three. […]

10 Helpful Hints for Creating a Focal Point 

May 7, 2020

The focal point is one of the most fundamental elements in interior design. As a writer at Fresh Home once said, “Put simply, it’s the star of the room.” It is the spot where your eyes should land when you enter the room. It is the central area for which you build the rest of […]

7 Unmistakable Elements of Great Design

April 22, 2020

One of the most beautiful design showrooms we have ever seen was from  Sherrill Furniture at High Point Market in North Carolina. They have a furniture line called Mr. and Mrs. Howard, which was created by James Michael Howard, and it was exquisite! We were so enamored by what we saw that our designer, Jennifer,  […]

When the Life You Designed Changes Overnight

March 26, 2020

At Stonewood Interiors, we want you to know that we are thinking of you during this time of uncertainty and change. To help ease the worry, we’d like to share four simple acts you can do in the comfort of your own home. We hope they help! Start with gratitude. When was the last time […]

How I Filled My Empty Nest

March 15, 2020

We live in a world that is constantly changing. We even say, “Change is good.” Does that mean our homes should be changing too? Not always… As an empty nester my husband and I are always trying to decide if we should move. We love our home, it’s where we raised our children and where […]