Creative Ways to Advent | WPL Interior Design

Creative Ways to Advent

One way individuals and families like to look forward to each year is using an advent calendar to countdown to Christmas. Not only is this a fun tradition but it is also one way to add extra holiday decor to your home. There are so many different options to choose from; you can find advent calendars catered to each person and their likes! The Coffee Lover Coffee is always one item around the holiday season that you can find doused
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Happy Thanksgiving from WPL Interior Design | WPL Interior Design

Happy Thanksgiving from WPL Interior Design

Our team at WPL Interior Design is incredibly grateful for another great year. This year, we have welcomed new faces to our team and helped more clients improve their homes. To celebrate the holiday, we asked each of our team members what their favorite traditions were and what foods they expect on their Thanksgiving table! Walter Spending the day with extended family Roasted turkey, turnips, yams, creamed onions, sausage stuffing, string beans, cranberry, and apple, pumpkin & pecan pies for
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The Right Cloth for Your Table | WPL Interior Design

The Right Cloth for Your Table

Gathering around the dining table with loved ones and making memories is a special part of the holidays. You want everyone to enjoy themselves. You also want your dining area to reflect the special gathering, especially with extra people around it. A tablecloth to decorate your dining surface helps protect it from the extra use while also elevating the seasonal dining experience for your get-together.  Type As shopping for any home purchase, consider your lifestyle. In this case, the particular
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What to Consider When Designing a Custom Kitchen | WPL Interior Design

What to Consider When Designing a Custom Kitchen

When in the process of designing any space, the number of decisions to be made can be overwhelming. This is even more true when designing your kitchen. For most, the kitchen is the “heart of the home.” It is a space where form marries function so that your everyday use of the space works for you. Here are some things to sit down and think about before you start your custom kitchen project. What gets used the most? How often
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What to Know About Soapstone Countertops | WPL Interior Design

What to Know About Soapstone Countertops

Soapstone has increasingly become popular as a choice of stone for kitchen countertops. Is it the right choice for your kitchen? Find out if this beautiful stone is the right pick for your space. What is Soapstone? Soapstone is a natural stone primarily made up of talc. It has a beautifully milky appearance and, because of this, exudes a rustic look unlike any other choice of stone. Because this type of natural stone is more uncommon than granite or marble,
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2022 Trends from the Fall High Point Market

The High Point Market takes place twice each year, usually in April and October. High Point is where we go to see products that will be available in six to twelve months. Observing these trends helps us stay ahead of the curve and know what to expect and how to apply these trends in our projects. Black & White Many manufacturers were showing lots of black and lots of white. They show up in upholstered furniture, case goods, accessories, mirrors,
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Benjamin Moore and Behr’s 2022 Color of the Year | WPL Interior Design

Benjamin Moore and Behr’s 2022 Colors of the Year

Benjamin Moore has officially announced their 2022 color of the year: Ocean Mist 1495. They’ve also come out with their 2022 Color Trends palette, said to “embrace individuality and encourages color combinations.” Benjamin Moore’s 2022 Color Trends palette “encourages experimentation and makes room for any design style.” Benjamin Moore pulls inspiration from everyday observations and cultural influences when choosing their colors. This year’s picks remain both unique to stand out on their own and flexible to blend into your existing
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Start Fall Cleaning for the Holidays | WPL Interior Design

Start Fall Cleaning for the Holidays

The holidays are fast approaching! This year, you might be excited to be able to get together with close friends and family to celebrate. As a host, there are a lot of things to think about. Let’s start with the setting and ambiance. A clean home not only makes it more comfortable for your guests but also makes it easier for you to host! When everything is clean and organized, you can have peace of mind that everything is in
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Color Palettes Inspired by Your Favorite TV Shows | WPL Interior Design

Color Palettes Inspired by Your Favorite TV Shows

Have you ever binged a television show and admired the way the main character’s home is decorated? Or maybe you noticed the color of that one wall or that you have that same coffee maker on the counter! Next time you’re staring at the ever-growing wall of paint color strips tucked into their slots at the store, you can draw inspiration from the very interiors you invite into your own home through your tv screen. “Friends” These colors are reminiscent
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Three Ceiling Trends in 2021 | WPL Interior Design

Three Ceiling Trends in 2021

Have you ever thought about decorating your ceilings? If you haven’t, you should think about doing something to add more character to your interior. You can be subtle or bold as several trends could fit your home. Here is a list of the top three ceiling trends you can’t miss. Mirrors Are Making a Comback You might think the mirrored ceiling is something out of the 1970s, but the truth is that mirrored ceilings are finding their way back into
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Choosing the Perfect Stain Color for Hardwood Floors | WPL Interior Design

Choosing the Perfect Stain for Hardwood Floors

Choosing the right stain for your wood flooring can be challenging. It’s not like other renovations that you can do and change as you want. Getting the right stain on your floor is something you take time to decide on because you’re going to be stuck with it for a long time to come. To help you get it right, we’ve got a few tips to help you out with that. Tip #1 – Know Your Wood Certain types of
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All About Window Treatments | WPL Interior Design

All About Window Treatments

Window treatments are more than just a way to cover your windows or keep the heat out. They are an element to your home décor that can be used to correct otherwise unsightly issues. If you have a window that seems to be on the small side, a window treatment hung correctly can make you feel like the window is bigger than it actually is. The right window treatment can also become a focal point of the entire space. The
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On Hanging Artistic Displays | WPL Interior Design

On Hanging Artistic Displays

Artistic displays have the power to transform your entire space. When it comes to hanging artwork or including sculptures and objects, doing it right is critical. When you’re ready to put your art on display, talk to an interior designer for the best suggestions. Here are a few tips to help you get started so you can get the most out of your art. Basic Hanging Principles When creating your artistic displays, it’s easy to get overwhelmed depending on how
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Four Tips on How to Frame Art | WPL Interior Design

Four Tips on How to Frame Art

Framing art is an artistic expression all by itself. A good interior designer will recognize the need for well-framed art and tell you which room it should go in. Different types of art also require various frames. So when in doubt on how to frame art, talk to your interior designer! Match Frame to the Art Instead of matching the frame to the existing décor, you should always match the frame to the artwork. The best frames highlight the beauty
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Now is the Best Time to Start Your Home Project | WPL Interior Design

Now is the Best Time to Start Your Home Project

You might be asking yourself when to start a new home improvement project, and the answer could be right now this very minute! Okay, so maybe not right this minute, but if you keep pushing off the projects you want to do, then they’ll never get done. If you don’t know where to start, consider speaking to one of our designers here at WPL Interior Design. We can help you prioritize your projects, consider the seasons, weather patterns, and future
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How to Prepare for Your Next Home Project | WPL Interior Design

How to Prepare for Your Next Home Project

When you own a home, there is always another project around the bend. Sometimes, it means renovating a bathroom, and other times, your new project could mean landscaping your front yard. Whatever your home project will be, here are some tips to help you prepare ahead of time. Budgeting is a Must If your vision and your bank account don’t match, it can be a little frustrating. The best way to prepare is to decide how much you will spend
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