Ask the expert: Does gray work for traditional style?
Apr20

Ask the expert: Does gray work for traditional style?

We recently asked the Housetrends audience this question: If you could ask an interior design expert anything, what would it be? We picked some of our favorites and gave them to Debra Campbell, the owner of Fleurish Home, which has locations in Dayton (Springboro), Columbus, Cincinnati and Hamilton. Here is the second in a four-part series of Q&As with Campbell. Question: Is gray wall-to-wall carpet too contemporary for my...

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Ask the Expert: Debra Campbell of Fleurish Home
Apr13

Ask the Expert: Debra Campbell of Fleurish Home

We recently posed this question to the Housetrends audience: If you could ask an interior design expert anything, what would it be? We picked some of our favorites and gave them to Debra Campbell, the owner of Fleurish Home, which has locations in Dayton (Springboro), Columbus, Cincinnati and Hamilton. Here is the first in a series of Q&As with Campbell. Question: We recently moved into a new home, which is several hundred square...

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At Woodcraft Furniture, You Pick The Color
Apr07

At Woodcraft Furniture, You Pick The Color

Have you ever found a beautiful piece of furniture, one that will fit in perfectly in your home – BUT it’s just not the right color or the right finish? At Woodcraft Furniture, which has five locations around Dayton and Cincinnati, that is never a problem. In fact, their staff can make your furniture the color or colors you want, and quite unique. “With custom finishing, we have a wide variety of stains, paints, glazes, antiquing...

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Mark Your Calendars for The 20th Century Cincinnati Show
Feb15

Mark Your Calendars for The 20th Century Cincinnati Show

One of the great things about getting older is you start to know what makes you happy. If you are wise … you do as many of those things as possible. Every year around this time I am reminded that one of my favorite places to be happy is the 20th Century Cincinnati Show. It has become the largest Modernism show in the Midwest with more than 70 dealers from a dozen states. The show covers every inch of the 20,000 square feet in the...

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2016 Bathroom Trends That Still Are
Oct20

2016 Bathroom Trends That Still Are

With the year coming to a close, now is the perfect time to take a look back at those 2016 bathroom trends that have proven popular with designers and homeowners According to Robyn Spataro of Cleveland’s Faralli Kitchen & Bath, many of these trends are expected to continue well into the future, to the degree that they may eventually become time-honored classics. White-on-White Color Scheme This is by far the biggest trend that...

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Judging Furniture Quality From Start to Finishing
Jun01

Judging Furniture Quality From Start to Finishing

In all matters of life, first impressions always seem to have the most lasting effect with regards to how something or someone is judged.   For LaVern Hershberger at Homestead Furniture, this is particularly true when assessing the quality of handcrafted furnishings. “When you glance at a piece of furniture for the first time, the color and finish will immediately tell you whether or not you have something of quality.” At...

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