When decorating your home, you will always have a multitude of options no matter what it is you’re needing. Most products come in a variety of styles, colors, sizes, and price. So which one do you get?
I have heard it said in the design industry that, “You never want to skimp on what you sit on, what you walk on or what you sleep on.” A general statement, but certainly an accurate one. Here’s a list of my recommendations for when to invest , and when to skimp.
Seating Furniture That Is Used Daily
When it comes to seating furniture, especially those you use daily, quality does make a difference. So do invest in the best quality your budget will allow. If you can wait the 6 to 12 weeks, custom ordering upholstered furniture will allow you to choose more durable fabrics, which will hold up longer and are easier to clean. For daily used furniture, investing in more durable pieces is well worth it in the long run.
I recently visited a long-time client and took this picture. A gorgeous slab of white onyx that we installed a couple of years ago. The back-lights give the onyx a soft, golden glow, the perfect mood lighting for their frequent entertaining.
Onyx is a gemstone found in various regions of the world, particularly Brazil. It can also be found in Uruguay, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Hawaii and Madagascar. Continue reading…