Home Economics 101 – Interior Design Budget Management

Whether it is your very first home, or you're just looking for some ways to spruce up your house, during these economically tough times, it is completely understandable to look for affordable ways to do it. You don't always have to completely remodel or hire an interior designer - you…

The Social Kitchen

We are always open to the newest interior design trends, and were surprised that 'the social kitchen' is a trend that has really exploded in the last few months. Of course, growing up in Texas - we are used to gathering in the kitchen and for us, it's always been…

Entertaining Indoors

Just because the weather has changed, and the winds are starting to blow a bit cooler - doesn’t mean that you have to stop entertaining. Sure, outdoor barbecues and hot days drinking lemonade on the patio are not quite on the horizon, but you can easily still entertain outdoors in…

Dining Through The Holidays

The dining space of any dwelling often represents the real heart of the home. Dining rooms bring together family and friends for sustenance, celebrations, and are a place or warmth and connection that nourish the body and the soul. The dining room is a unique place that reflects your family…

Ornamentation Isn’t Just For Trees This Holiday

Decorating your living space, and especially your holiday table, for the holidays is important to your family tradition and holiday entertaining. Once the decor is in place, it's as easy as starting a roaring fire, turning on the White Christmas CD and commencing to making magnificent memories with your family…

History of Holiday Trees and Trim

Long before Christianity, evergreens held a special significance during the winter season. In a number of countries, the greenery was considered to possess spiritual attributes to ward off evil spirits and illness. Of course adornment reigned in old history; the inhabitants artistically decorated their doors and windows with boughs and…

WINTERIZE Your Home Décor

Winter is officially here - and there is nothing like coming home to a warm, cozy home. Some of us have a fireplace, while others have warm area rugs. Is your décor as "winterized" as the rest of your home? A few extra touches can go a long way in…

Furniture Design Spotlight – Maitland-Smith

The one thing we constantly work hard to do - is maintain a standard of elegance with the furniture lines we carry in our Dallas Furniture Showroom. If the quality and service is not up to par - J. Douglas Design doesn't carry the line. And top quality, customer-service oriented…

Scary Interior Design Mistakes

It's almost Halloween - and you should know that things can get really frightening - in the world of interior design. There are always 'do's and dont's' - but we've compiled the top 3 "Spookiest Design Faux-Pas" for your ghoulishly fun Halloween reading pleasure. (and it's truly a spook-tacular realistic…

Caracole Introductions at High Point

We are thrilled to have selected Caracole as one of our amazing furniture lines.  Every year, the High Point Market is the Fall 'runway' to the furniture industry, and the latest styles and furnishing fashion is displayed.  Next week, Caracole is presenting a very large selection and being toasted by…
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