Interior Design Tips & Tricks

Lilu Blog

Minneapolis, MN

Equally committed to constructing inspiring thoughts as we are to creating fabulous interiors. We share our love for both right here every Sunday and Wednesday.

25 March 2009
Grouping these small works of art picked up on travels around the world in a small room, low on the wall were they can be easilly viewed allows them...
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24 March 2009
This collection of objects which share no color, cultural or any other classification becomes a cohesive grouping when gathered on the custom designed etagere in the foyer and also...
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23 March 2009
For me every project starts in the same place and in a different place. The client is always the center, the core but then something else will lead to...
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20 March 2009
New Yorker Covers as Wall covering. A client of mine made my day when she suggested using all of her saved New Yorker covers as the wall covering in...
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19 March 2009
Ask an interior designer if things like accessories make a difference…if the right selection of these minor items can make a room sing…if scale, mass, emphasis matter? You decide.
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18 March 2009
This is a dramatic before and after.  Before….horrible. After…same size but beautiful. The solution has the traditional detailing that belongs in this 1920’s home but none of the poor...
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17 March 2009
There are many among us that still possess the first entertainment center we bought when we graduated. Let’s admit that we’re ready to grow up and make room for...
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16 March 2009
I read a quote for Pilar Viladas, the design editor of the The New York Times Magazine, on www.wowowow.com. She said, “What I really like about design, about good...
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13 March 2009
Gathered and tied back This panel says casual, cottage, plain and simple but fresh as a country breeze.
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12 March 2009
One finger pleat for a drapery panel. The perfect combination for a young, urban, sophisticated living room. Combining a crisp taffeta silk with a one finger pleat gives the...
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11 March 2009
The roll pleat on valance. I think this roll pleat with a bordered top and bottom reminds me of a great summer dress. It’s beauty lies in the simplicity...
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10 March 2009
The classic pleat, the classic home, the simple things are sometimes the right solution. The right detail for the classic client.
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9 March 2009
The Casual Pleat on a drapery panel. What do your pleats say about you? Are you urbane, contemporary, casually elegant…a pleat is a detail that says it all buttoned...
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4 March 2009
By Lisa Peck, ASID It may sound a little sappy, but I take inspiration from my clients telling me about how they are enjoying and using their homes. It...
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19 January 2009
Want to peek inside the workings of LiLu Interiors? Every week we meet with sales reps who present us with the newest materials that are available on the market...
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24 September 2008
At LiLu Interiors we devote a portion of our staff meeting every week to discussing a source of design inspiration. This weeks hot topic was the AIA’s Homes by...
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