Posts in Ginny’s Eclectic Design Blog

Bringing the outside in

Fall has always been my favorite season. Since childhood the anticipation of school starting back and the holidays coming soon have given me a sense of good things, warmth and excitement. This means it’s a perfect time for sprucing up and tidying the house and yard to have things ready and refreshed for Fall entertaining. Warm days, cool nights – […]

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How important is texture?

I love texture! Texture is the icing on the cake! It’s what finishes a room, especially if you’re working with a monochromatic space or, as in this case, a very limited palette – red and shades of taupe and cream. With textures in general, I like to limit the colors I’m using. Usually neutrals work well as a base color […]

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Ginny On Mixing Art Styles

One of the things I have the most fun doing (in terms of design and helping clients) is combining the traditional and abstract or contemporary. This combination adds an upscale “today” vibe to any room. Many of us have family treasures or other art that we don’t want to part with. The challenge is making it fit your “now” lifestyle. […]

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