As we go along in the process of identifying different room designs, (last week was Traditional Design) make sure to notice differences in furniture shape, room layout, and other details such as those. Today we are putting together a contemporary room design. Contemporary design includes a range of elements and features and that I what it can be so confusing. Soft round lines are common … Continue reading A Contemporary Room Design
A traditional room design typically is cozy and relaxing. It contains curved woodwork, sturdy furniture, and usually a richer color tone. Elegant fabrics, fringe accents, and molding are just some of the examples of the fine details that usually go in to a traditional room design. People have always gravitated toward this look because it seems while other themes and looks come and go, traditional … Continue reading Creating A Traditional Bedroom Masterpiece
After months and months of planning and preparation, we will finally open the doors to the new Seldens Designer Home Furnishings in Bellevue, WA this Saturday August 8th. You can read about our project and see the history behind purchasing Masins Furniture and how this all came to be here. As you can expect, everything is not 100% done. We still need to change out … Continue reading Update: Our New Bellevue Store
Picking the right patio or outdoor furniture for your home can be as important as picking furniture for inside your home. Just because its outside, doesn’t mean the same interior design rules don’t apply. During the summer months, you can end up spending a lot of time out there, and you want it to be comfortable. For some reason, probably due to the larger open … Continue reading How To Decorate Your Outdoor Space
Recently one of our designers was asked to help a customer decorate her home into a relaxing beach paradise. Jill Julum put together this masterpiece in our Presentation Room. Take a look! The key to creating a room that you love is not make everything comepletely match. Grab difference pieces made by different manufacturers and combine modern and traditional pieces. This rug from our Seldens … Continue reading Desinger Showcase: Beach House Living
Summer is officially here and that means even warmer weather and brighter colors. How are you handling the heat? Do you go Bold or calm… How about timeless? Seldens Area Rug – Gelato inspired collection may just be what your soul is craving for. I like to use the sunshine as my inspiration, go bold with a pop of color to satisfy my vigorous cravings … Continue reading Vanilla! Yummy or Blah?
This set up currently in our presentation room was done by our awesome designer Melony Pederson. It is the perfect balance between traditional and spunk. The natural browns and wood tones make the room feel cozy and inviting, while the bright colors of the pillows and rug make it fun and unique. Using bold colors like red can be tricky, but Melony played it off … Continue reading Designer Showcase: Melony Pederson
Choosing a rug for a room can be stressful because it can define the whole look of the room. There are many factors that play into choosing a rug other than the color such as, the print or pattern, the size, the shape, the texture, and even the precise placement. Choosing a rug that is too small can make it look out of place, like … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Area Rug for Your Space