House BVI Design By Fran Morrell

A blog about Elegant Island Interior Design. Turning your house into a home

How to hang curtains

Mar 17, 2018

It may seem like a simple thing, but there are a few rules for hanging curtains correctly. As new window treatments are installed and curtains re hung, we thought it would be a good time to review how to place drapes to show them and the window behind off to…

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Bedrooms: Tips for creating a harmonious space.

Mar 9, 2018

 We spend on average a third of our lives in bed so why not make the effort to create a welcoming comfortable space for ourselves.  There  are many new trends in decorating and layering beds, furniture and decorative accessories. Below are a couple of useful hints and tricks if you are…

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Kitchen Trends: Black is this years grey.

Feb 7, 2018

How to incorporate the black kitchen trend and make it work with a classic white scheme.

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New Bedroom for a New Year

Jan 4, 2018

After Irma, I am in the process of updating each room of the house. It’s therapeutic and practical after the damage sustained, Septe

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Sam's Bedroom Update

Nov 19, 2017

After a frantic couple of weeks and pulling out the stops from both painters and the wonderful Dorca who had to pull together Roman blinds without all the necessary tools, the room was ready for Sams return! We managed to get the blinds on the wall and am really pleased…

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Renovation post Irma – Sams Bedroom

Oct 26, 2017

Post Hurricane renovation at our house is starting with a downstairs bedroom for Sam who is returning home for a couple of months before starting Boston University in January. We moved into the new house over 5 years ago and the room was painted in a soft turquoise blue with…

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Elegant Island Design

Oct 25, 2017

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