Book Excerpt: Learn How to Love the Energy of Your Space in my Upcoming Book “Spaces: Change Your Space to Change Your Life”

Posted in Accessories, Art, Color, Decluttering, Feng Shui, Flooring, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, News, Office Design, Residential Design on October 25, 2021

Note from Julie Ann: This is an excerpt from my upcoming book “Spaces: Change Your Space to Change Your Life”, specifically a rough draft of a section of Part One: Living With Intention, Chapter One: What is Energy? As...

How to Transform an Office into a Glamorous Soaking Tub Room

Posted in Accessories, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Residential Design on August 31, 2021

Who would’ve thought a home office could be the perfect space for a soaking tub? Turns out it was exactly what Dr. Barbro Brost was hoping for, after seeing this inspirational photo in a magazine:        ...

How to Efficiently Live in the Lap of Luxury

Posted in Accessories, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle on June 29, 2021

“Luxury is a state of mind.” – L’Wren Scott In the interior design world, the word luxury might conjure up images of oceanside living, sprawling mansions, private swimming pools, and marble-laden everything. And you would be right! If you...

Manifesting Your Dream Life—And Space—Through the Powerful Energy of Crystals

Posted in Accessories, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Office Design on April 27, 2021

The earth is so abundant with healing energy. Recently, I went on a vacation to Sedona, Arizona, where I found myself once again visiting one of the most beautiful landmarks in this country: Cathedral Rock, a natural sandstone butte...

Shining Some Light on 2021

Posted in Commercial Design, Home Design, Interior Design, Lighting, Office Design on December 18, 2020

“To love beauty is to see light” – Victor Hugo One way to shed some light on the new year is by looking at how we light our rooms. There are so many beautiful choices when it comes to...

How to Reimagine Your Working Life with an Innovative and Serene Home Office

Posted in Color, Decluttering, Feng Shui, Home Design, Office Design, Residential Design, Wall Coverings on October 6, 2020

Do you ever find yourself longing for change? This pandemic nudged me into action, to do something I intuitively knew I needed to do: move my business office into my home. For most of 2020 many of us have...

7 Expert Tips for Infusing Feng Shui Design Into Your Space

Posted in Accessories, Art, Color, Commercial Design, Decluttering, Feng Shui, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Office Design, Residential Design on February 4, 2020

Are you looking to refresh your home or office? The best way to do that is to consider how Feng Shui design elements can impact the space in lively and life-changing ways. Consider these 7 transformational tips for incorporating...

What Does it Mean to Design Green?

Posted in Accessories, Bedding, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle on December 3, 2019

Have you ever wondered what your furnishings are made of in your home? Unfortunately, things like bedding, carpet, flooring, textiles, and furniture can be made with toxic materials that can lead to health problems and environmental damage. I learned...

Infusing Energy Into a Partial Kitchen Remodel

Posted in Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on August 7, 2019

In with the new, out with the old…unless the old has sentimental value. You don’t always have to jump into a full-scale remodel; updating only what’s necessary will raise the energy of the room. Who doesn’t want that fresh...

Simple Ways to Add New Life to a Room

Posted in Accessories, Color, Home Design, Residential Design, Wall Coverings, Window Coverings on August 7, 2019

You don’t have to do a complete overhaul to breathe new life into a room. One of my long-time clients, Janis Klecker, has been working with me to update her home—in stages. The most recent project was in the...

6 Ways to Create a Sleeping Sanctuary

Posted in Accessories, Art, Bedding, Color, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design on June 4, 2019

Looking for tips on getting a good night’s sleep? I recently had the pleasure of redesigning long-time clients Janis and Barney Klecker’s guest bedroom. With their last of six children about to leave for college, Janis found that she...

Moving? Liven Up Your New Space With a Little Help

Posted in Art, Feng Shui, Home Design, Residential Design on March 26, 2019

When you move into a new space, it can take time to get it to feel like home. To make it feel like your space. But with a little repurposing, we can help speed that process along. Richard Bachrach, ...

How to Make Every Day a Vacation

Posted in Accessories, Art, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle on June 5, 2018

Do you wish you could feel that same sense of peace, that release of pressure that you get when you’re on vacation, in your everyday life? You could do this in your own home by creating elements of what we...

How to Stage a Home for a Quick Sell

Posted in Art, Bedding, Color, Decluttering, Faux Finishes, Feng Shui, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Uncategorized, Window Coverings on February 9, 2018

Looking to sell your home? Staging your home is an important task that ensures a faster sale. At Metro Interiors, we like to make the home feel good for the potential buyer – they should be able to easily...