Just The Tip(s) | Episode 4 | The Perfect White, Rug Sizing & Trends for Fall 2019

I (Amanda Brady, Clear Space Design Co.) sit down with Christy Lawson (House Envy Interiors) for another episode of Just The Tip(s)...

Guest appearance by one of our current favorite clients, Steve Ryan from @raisingtheryans #teamsteve (You’re following them on their quest to build their dream home and the perfect children’s playhouse while they’re at it…right?)

What we’re chatting about today:

How do I choose the perfect white paint?

Did you know that there are hundreds of different versions of white? Cloud White, Intense White, Origami White - what the heck is the difference? We think it’s the hardest ‘color’ to pull off but are sharing our tips on how to pick the one that best compliments your room.

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The common designer faux pas that is choosing a rug!

Why you shouldn’t cheap out or buy your rug at Costco (yikes!) The rules for sizing a rug so that it’s not TOO SMALL for your room and our favourite places to source. Find out what #FFOTR stands for and why it’s SO important!

What are the hot design trends for this fall?

White on white on white is out and moody textures are in. How caning has become modernized and other places that the natural, weathered and worn look is sneaking in. Oh and greige (mushroom?) is back…what’s that? Watch now!

Have a question for a future episode? Comment on this post, DM us or send us an email - we’d love to hear from you! Missed an episode? View all of our past Tip(s) here.