Monday, May 2, 2011

Style at Home: Tips from Sarah Richardson

One of my favourite spaces in Sarah's 101, Contemporary Living, is featured in the special issue of Style at Home: Best Designer Secret.  In case you've missed the episode, here are the 10 tips from Sarah on how to combine and apply colors and patterns, what kind of furniture to choose for a narrow space, how to get your perfect rug without breaking the bank, and the finishing details that make all the difference.

Tips on DIY artwork and upholstery:

Tips on vintage finds and scale of furniture:

Tips on perfect rug and traffic flow:

Tips on accents and what a story board!

You can also check out other rooms featured in Sarah 101 here!


  1. I really need to get my hands on a copy of this mag. Didn't see it at the store today. Thanks for the post!

  2. Sarah is definitely a brilliant designer...i never used to enjoy fabric swatches until i discovered her! True taste!