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Interior Design How-To Guide: Selecting the Right Ceiling Fan

In Design Planning, How To Guide, Interior Design, Residential Design by Gail Mayhugh

By Gail Mayhugh, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Gail>No matter what part of the country you live in, almost everyone uses ceiling fans. So choosing the right size ceiling fan is important; otherwise, it won’t properly cool a room.  Knowing your room’s square footage will help you determine the proper size. A fan that’s too small for a room might not …

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Aging-in-Place How-To Guide: Remaining in Your Home in Comfort (and Safety)

In Design Planning, How To Guide, Interior Design, Residential Design by Gail Mayhugh

By Gail Mayhugh, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Gail>This is the first of a series addressing designing for positive Aging-in-Place. In this post, I’ll be sharing furniture and arrangement suggestions. As we age, we lose some of our strength, agility, and mobility, affecting our ability to navigate the rooms in our homes. For some, a home may have been perfect …

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4 Steps to Tackle Your Design Plans in the New Year

In Accessories, Artwork, Design Planning, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized by Gail Mayhugh

By Gail Mayhugh, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Gail>Happy 2019 everyone! Now that the holidays are over and the decorations tucked away, you can start planning or get back on track with your decorating projects. I’m sure there are some of you, including myself, that got side-tracked. Life happens and time slips away. So, here are four simple ideas to …

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You Want to Paint, but Where to Start?

In Design Planning, How To Guide, Interior Design, Residential Design, Wall Finishes by Gail Mayhugh

By Gail Mayhugh, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Gail>If you want to paint your home, but aren’t sure where to start – start here. If you’re living with your builder white walls, it’s time to step up and add some color, even if it’s just a neutral color from your flooring. Before you head out to the paint store, literally …