Floor to Ceiling Décor in Ashburn by Decor and You DC

A New Project  by Decor and You DC

It’s really fun to start with a blank canvas and that’s exactly what we did on this project.   In just six weeks, our client was going to be moving into her new home in Ashburn and she wanted our help to create the contemporary style home she had in mind.  Although the time frame was short, we were able to find furnishings, window treatments, art and accessories, paint the entire house, install wallpaper, and other specialty treatments in time for the family’s move in date. (more…)

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Decor and You DC Awarded Best Of Houzz 2015 for Customer Service

Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World

Herndon, VA,  January 26, 2015 – Decor and You DC of Herndon, VA has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 12 year old full-service decorating firm with 26 five-star reviews, was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. (more…)

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Decorating Trends Report from NYC – Organic Motifs & Small Scale Options

Recently, we made a quick trip to the New York City Design Center to see the latest decorating trends and offerings from our favorite manufacturers. We loved what we saw and snapped a few photos to share with you!

Before heading to the Design Center, we had lunch with our beloved design advisor and mentor, Mary Gilliatt. Mary is a world renowned interior decorator,  she’s written 43 books and her clients have included Katie Couric and Liam Neeson, to name a few. Since she splits her time between Provence and England, we were thrilled to be able to visit with her. (more…)

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Dining in Style – Trends in Dining Room Furnishings

This is the time of year that our dining rooms become the star of our homes. More than any of other time of year, we use our formal dining rooms for family gatherings, neighborhood get-togethers and friends who stop by to celebrate the season. In addition to formal dining spaces, many families incorporate eating areas into their kitchens and other rooms of the home.

How do you feel about your current dining spaces? If you feel yours is less than fabulous or you just want some new inspiration, check out this list of the latest dining furnishing trends we are seeing in our client’s homes and in our travels. (more…)

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Have a seat and stay a while – we’re discussing sofa trends!

When you think about the piece of furniture that gets the most use in your home, it’s likely your sofa or bed. Often, homeowners will say their sofa is their favorite piece of furniture. So it makes perfect sense that much thought would go into selecting one that fits your style and needs. In addition to aesthetics, we can’t express how important it is to select a durable, high quality sofa. Remember, everyone in your household will use it and that sometimes includes children and pets, so selecting the right type of fabric and setting aside an appropriate budget is important. (more…)

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5 Lighting Trends to Brighten Up Your Home

We love lighting!  Not only does it serve the purpose of brightening a space, but it also helps to define the look and feel of a room. Consider your lighting selection an opportunity to put your stamp on a space. You want it to add personality to the room without being overwhelming. We’ve rounded up some of the latest lighting trends to help get your creative juices flowing. (more…)

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