Flower Design Trends _ From apple and lime to sage and celery, greens are definitely hot. Watch for cymbidiums, hydrangea, Kermit button poms, and roses in a variety of gorgeous green shades all year. In warmer months, look for hot pinks, bright oranges, and sunny yellows in the mix. In the cooler months, expect richer tones and deeper hues. The emphasis on design is texture and detail, with the best floral artists not only featuring unusual flower varieties but also other materials in their designs, such as grasses, berries, branches, and even metals. Design styles may vary from the streamlined elegance of just a few unusual blooms to the lush opulence of many different flowers combined, but regardless of style, it will be the small details and unusual accents that make all the difference this year.
Involving Your Children in Interior Decorating _ Even if you have little kids, you still probably want to enjoy a beautified home. Of course, completing home decoration projects can be hard to do if children are constantly suspending your work or somehow getting in the way. One way to solve the problem is to get them involved rather than trying to keep them away. If you are doing something that a younger person cannot do, give them a similar project that they are old enough for. These experiences are ones kids (and you) will remember_and you are giving your children an opportunity to take pride in their endeavors. Search the Internet for project ideas you can do with your kids. Using hanging baskets, tall trees, and other large items that cannot be pulled down or messed up is always a good idea.