Ask A Designer – Timeless Vintage? Q. We have had a house built for us that has some nice upgrades, but it isn’t our dream home. I insisted we hold back on the construction cost so I could decorate it nicely. Now, I’m shopping and I’m disappointed at all the neutral furniture and rustic decor that I see.
About the Cover Parents today often use neutral backgrounds for children’s rooms, settling for splashes of color in bedding, rugs, wall art, and so forth. The natural shades of gray found in the floor and walls are accented by classic patterns starring bright fuchsia and chartreuse combined with black, white, and grey. Designer showhouses are a great place to get ideas. For the article in this issue about children’s room design trends click here. The room show features the Pippen bedding collection from Glenna Jean. www.glennajean.com.