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JTI Pow Wow

JTI Pow Wow

I feel like the term team building gets thrown around all the time these days. Don’t you agree? What does that even mean?! Even though the Jewel Toned Interiors design team is considered a micro enterprise (a workforce of less than nine individuals,) to me it is even more important
Disconnecting for Doers: A Business Owner’s Guide

Disconnecting for Doers: A Business Owner’s Guide

Many people tease me about my inability to stay still, as I am a “doer” and prefer taking action above talking and contemplating a task. Being an interior designer requires a lot of passion, trust and collaboration. The many details that go into our projects also make letting go a
4 Ways to Captivate Kids with Interior Design

4 Ways to Captivate Kids with Interior Design

With back-to-school in full force most parents are filled with thoughts of how to advance their children in the best way possible.  One of the easiest ways to do this is to consider them in how you furnish your home.  Below are four design ideas for children that are easily
5 Sophisticated Tables Made of Everyday Materials

5 Sophisticated Tables Made of Everyday Materials

Interiors that have a very stark and refined quality are always more friendly and welcoming with the introduction of a rustic element into the decor. Consequently, there has been an ongoing trend with the use of found objects within a space. In the last decade a new generation of products
Infatuated with Facets

Infatuated with Facets

I’ve noticed a huge trend in both interior design and fashion design with facets.  Angles connect other angles to create various three-dimensional forms.  Maybe I’m drawn to them because they have a jewel-like quality but more than likely, it’s the asymmetry and dynamic nature they possess. I’ve had my eye
Insta-Worthy At First Sight

Insta-Worthy At First Sight

With our social media driven culture, today’s interiors must incorporate an element that is “instaworthy” to engage those that use the space. Ideally, the entire interior will drive inspiration and physically excite people, but at a minimum, there must be at least one “instaworthy” backdrop. Let’s look at a few