AWAKEN YOUR SENSES WITH 5 SPRING DESIGN TIPS

Wednesday, May 30 2018   Posted in Design Ideas

Awaken Your Senses with 5 Spring Design Tips Spring has sprung with a newly designed BellaTrends — now featuring an outstanding project showcasing design features to inspire change in your home or business. Thanks to your very appreciated ...

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CLEAR YEAR-END STUFF AND RING IN NEW YEAR FREEDOM

Wednesday, December 20 2017   Posted in General

I’m grateful to be back on track after the loss of my Dad in July and his brother in October. Both men were influential role models in my life and the inspiration for this newsletter. My Dad lived to 94 and his brother to 89. They grew up ...

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HAPPY SPRING A TIME FOR NEW BEGINNINGS

Wednesday, May 17 2017   Posted in Design Ideas

Happy spring —  a time for new beginnings, creativity and enjoying life. My first trip to Washington, D.C. has fueled my creativity. My senses have been stimulated by the natural beauty of the trees and spring flowers, the Greek- and ...

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HAPPY 2017

Wednesday, February 15 2017   Posted in Design Ideas

Happy 2017! I hope your holidays were peaceful and the New Year has been joyful so far. I just finished reading The Joy of Less. A Minimalist Guide to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify, by Francine Jay, Miss Minimalist. The book is revolutionary in ...

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SPACE PLANNING: THE FOUNDATION OF EVERY GREAT DESIGN

Monday, November 28 2016   Posted in Design Ideas

Fall is here and the holidays are upon us. As I reflect on the year, it has been productive and I’m grateful for the creative projects, appreciative customers, and supportive trade professionals I’ve worked with. Best wishes for a ...

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MOVING IN — WITH STYLE THAT FITS YOU AND YOUR HOME

Tuesday, August 16 2016   Posted in Design Ideas

I hope you enjoyed the excitement of summer and are preparing for the beauty of fall. One of the things I did this summer is have my website (www.belladesigns.com) redesigned so it has an updated look. Please visit and let me know what you think; you...

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5 TYPES OF TILES TO CREATE DESIGN

Saturday, April 30 2016   Posted in Design Ideas

Spring has sprung, which means new beginnings are in season. Are you getting the itch to make some design changes around your home? Spring design sounds a lot more fun than spring cleaning to me! Since the last newsletter, I've attended ...

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5 TIPS TO ENHANCE YOUR YEAR

Monday, February 1 2016   Posted in General

The first month of 2016 is already behind us, but the new Feng Shui year just started, on February 4. It’s the year of the fire monkey — so think “energetic playfulness.” Since the last newsletter, I've attended the Designers...

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ACHIEVING THE BEST DESIGN RESULTS

Thursday, January 14 2016   Posted in General

Achieving the Best Design Results Design is certainly a collaborative process, so the best results are going to be obtained when you, the client, are involved at every step of the way. If you’ve never worked with a professional designer (and ...

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WINDOW TREATMENTS: MORE THAN JUST A PRETTY FACE

Thursday, November 12 2015   Posted in Window Treatments

“Lucky 13” and Still Going Strong I’m proud to announce that next month Bella Designs will be 13 years old. Instead of experiencing teenage angst, I’m focused on building on the success I’ve had serving my wonderful ...

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THINKING ABOUT A KITCHEN REMODEL?

Saturday, August 1 2015   Posted in Kitchen Design

My Worldwide Inspiration In the last four months, my travels have taken me to Italy, Spain and China. From the beautiful architecture of Italy to the colorful lights of China, I've experienced design at its best. The diverse styles of each country ...

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2015 TRENDS: THINK METAL, COLOR AND AUTOMATION

Thursday, January 1 2015   Posted in General

When a new year begins, it provides a great opportunity for new design trends to be unveiled—and there’s no better place to get an overview than at the World Market Center & KBIS show in Las Vegas. After four exhausting days, I ...

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WELCOME TO BELLA TRENDS

Wednesday, January 1 2014   Posted in General

Welcome to Bella Trends As an interior designer, I consider being an educator as one of my most important roles, informing you about design trends and design dos and don’ts, as well as providing tips to help you design your home or business to...

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