Design 101

Layering Color

It’s not gray! It’s not gold! It’s not taupe! With care, all of the neutrals can work together! Layers of shine, texture and pattern can be very interesting. If you are tired of your current color palette try mixing a few new pieces in for a new...

Fabric Labels

There is an abundance of information on the fabric labels of our vendors. It’s not just fabric content anymore. You can find the “Double Rubs”, fire rating, fiber content, and of course color options. If you need assistance to learn what all this...

Blue Still Trending

Blue is still strong this season. While this vignette features a Norwalk sofa from the Company C collection in a newly introduced warm gray fabric, it is punched with strong accents of navy blue and brushed nickel. The metal sculpture on the wall is composed of...

Remodeling – Beverage Center

What once was a plain planning desk area has been transformed into a beautiful beverage center!  We added a slate tile backsplash, granite top, semi-custom wine storage and beverage refrigerators to this once under utilized space. These wonderful clients are all set...

Eating Nook

This fun eating nook utilized the existing kitchen table and added built-in seating to optimize space and update the look from heavy old world to light and breezy farmhouse glam. The bead board seat backing and durable fabrics make this a family friendly gathering...

New Paint Colors

It takes so little to make a designer happy. A brand-new Sherwin-Williams paint deck with lots of new colors and a planner that is full of appointments to go with it. At Picture Perfect we start from the floors and work our way up. Paint, wallcovering, furniture,...

Get Your Monogram On

Monograms are on everything! We have a new partner that can add your monogram or graphic to almost any fabric. Add a monogram to a pillow, the back of your dining room host chairs, the corner of your towels, or any other linens for a personal detail. She has color and...

Wall Covering for Accent Areas

It’s back! With the neutral palate of color featuring tons of texture, wall covering is making a huge comeback. This time it is being used for accent areas. A splash on the landing, behind the bed, in a hallway with heavy use, or a powder room will create an...

Small Bathroom Remodel

Small bathrooms do not have to be boring! In the bath we used a floating vanity with glass mosaic tile, a granite top and a copper vessel sink to add style to the limited space. Just a few accessories incorporating soap and lotion for function and we have a stylish...

Ceiling Accessories for Your Room

Look up…you never know what interesting things you will see! Lots of layers of interesting materials used to create interest on ceilings these days. By using a combination of moldings, bead board, a combination of colors, ship lap, and even light fixtures to...

Upholstered Beds

Lots and lots of upholstered beds! Every shade of beige and gray, or an infinite selection of fabrics using our custom upholstery lines. All of these beds are on display either in the store or in model homes by Rob Washam Homes in Stonebridge Meadows, Stonebridge...

Tile Styles

Tile styles are changing! Don’t be afraid to mix sizes and shapes of tile for accent. Notice everything from an inset framed by a liner, a “strip” inserted in the feature wall, or a contrasting grout in a simple white subway tile. If you are simple...

Time to be Creative

Time to be creative! By using an accent tile with a simple bullnose trim piece for a cap, a lot of interest can be created for a bathroom backsplash. It doesn’t take any counter space and will look like a really interesting accessory. It’s a fun time to...

Be Creative With Your Office Work Space

Be creative when looking for a corner to add an office work space. Built in lighted floating shelves give ample space for photos and other treasures, functional cabinets house file drawers retro fitted with wire drawers. The drop down granite counter in the center...

Retro is All the Rage!

Retro is all the rage! It seems today what is old is new. Edison light bulbs are being shown…including in my home. Mixing finishes in not only the room, but on the light fixture itself is definitely the trend. The perfect fixture is now a functional accessory...

Barn Door Trend

One of today’s biggest trends is the “barn door” as an option to other door styles. Let’s get creative and be true to your personal style, for me a cottage door. This door leads from the hearth room to the utility room. I love the glass, it...

Colors Have Changed!

Colors have changed! Maybe you are ready to freshen up but aren’t ready to replace or reupholster your furniture. Slip covers are NOT a thing of the past, but a fantastic way to change things up. Our designers will assist in choosing the perfect fabric, then our...

Mirror Trends

Mirrors aren’t just for bathrooms anymore! The frames this season are pieces of art. Shown in all finishes of hammered and woven metals, wood, and yes even mirrored frames the are the statement piece you are looking for. Used in a grouping they will definitely...

Fabric Trends

In a recent fabric showing of RM Coco Fabrics, sales rep Tom Karas introduced a luscious array of neutrals fading into luxurious soft golds. They work beautifully with warm gray and off white. This transition will bridge from a Sherwin Williams Camelback colored wall...

Lighting Ideas

There is a lighting application for everyone and everything. These are for the ultimate connoisseur. Save your favorite bottle after finishing it and use it in the fixture!

Color Pallet Trends & Thibaut Fabrics

After all the years of dark, brown, red and green the color pallet is trending to light, bright, and gray. Not everyone can wipe the slate clean and start over. Thibaut has introduced a collection of fabrics and wall covering that mixes the yellow/gold tones we all...

Recovering Your Favorite Piece of Furniture

Did you ever wonder how much fabric it takes to recover your favorite piece? Here is a basic guide. Of course, it will make a difference if the fabric you select has a pattern or a knapp. Our expert staff can help with the appropriate selection of fabric color and...

Reupholster for a New Look!

Fun working with this client today! She is not afraid of color. We will reupholster a couple of pieces and make new pillow to work with her black leather sofa and love seat for a completely different look…

Attention to Every Detail is Crucial!

Working with painter Gene Fritz, of Fritz Painting in Olathe and homeowner Lori McLaughlin to coordinate the color of new pre-finished solid oak flooring and beautiful existing 9″ oak baseboard in the home she is restoring took time and patience to perfect. The glazes...

Empty corner? Be creative…

Empty corner? Be creative…The easy way, especially this time of year is to use a live tree or plant on a stand. If you have a corner without light (which is most of them) be creative! A large floor container with bamboo sticks, spring floral stems, or curly willow...

Lighting Can Make or Break Your Room

Lots of drum shades, unique materials ranging from wood, stone, ceramic, mercury glass, and to crystal. Remember lighting can make or break your room. Make a sketch or take a picture of your room and come into the store for assistance in your lighting plan.

New Design Area

We have added a new design area to our store to make your remodel project even easier! We have always offered turnkey design services to our clients for their remodel projects and now it will be even easier with a display of tile, cabinet, fireplace, lighting,...

Color Magic

Black This color signifies authority, power, stability and strength and is associated with intelligence. Red Powerful, energetic, stimulating color that draws attention. Pink Most calming of all the colors. Think romance, love and gentle feelings… Blue Symbolizes...