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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 […]

Flip the Script on those Winter Blues!

February 11, 2020

Congratulations, you made it through January! Thanks to our furry friend in Pennsylvania, Punxsutawney Phil, spring just might come early this year. However, we committed at the start of 2020 to not wish time away. We are committed to celebrating the best of every day and that includes the several weeks of winter still ahead. […]

12 Days of Redecorating 

December 9, 2019

If we can shop in our closets for new outfits, why can’t we do the same in our basements, attics and guest rooms? Clients call on us to be their Designers for a Day and unlock the potential within all areas of their home. We LOVE this service! It just makes so much sense to […]

How to Decorate Your Holiday Table Like a Professional

November 15, 2019

This is the time of year when we begin to put our merriest and brightest decorating foot forward! We love entertaining, so this advice comes from years of hosting our own families during the holidays. However, we added an angel as professional interior designers and home decorators too! When it comes to staging the details […]