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Designing Better Interiors with Negative Space

October 10, 2018

Designing Better Interiors with Negative Space

It's easy to overlook the small stuff when you're in a rush to design your perfect dream home. You've picked out your beautiful furniture, you've chosen those chic accessories you fell in love with, and the color, lighting, and flooring choices are all squared away. But even if you think you have everything in order, it's

Design Trends from the Past that are Making a Comeback

September 26, 2018

Design Trends from the Past that are Making a Comeback

As professional interior designers with many years of experience, we know that design trends come and go. If something was popular in the past, it usually will become popular again at some point. There was something there, after all, that inspired people, that caught the eye, that piqued people’s interests. People tend to romanticize the past

Cooking Up the Perfect Kitchen Floor Plan for Your Home

September 11, 2018

Cooking Up the Perfect Kitchen Floor Plan for Your Home

Over time, as kitchen design and technology improved, hiding the kitchen from the rest of the house became less of a concern. The kitchen was no longer a space where you sought to hide your unmentionables, but a whole new kind of space. Now, with the trend toward more open floor plans, the kitchen has the

Moving in with Mathison Interiors

August 28, 2018

Moving in with Mathison Interiors

Moving is an important event in anyone’s life. All at once, it can be exciting, stressful, and chaotic. As much as someone can try and plan for the future, the reality is that you are uprooting your whole life and leaving the home where you’ve spent so much time creating memories. This can make it hard to

Interior Design Tips for Staging Your Home for Sale

August 14, 2018

Interior Design Tips for Staging Your Home for Sale

If you’ve ever made plans to sell a home, then you’ve probably considered “staging” that home as well. For those that don’t know, home staging is the process of preparing a home or residence for sale on the real estate market by creating an interior design aesthetic that appeals to potential buyers. Staging a home for

What Comes Next? Redesigning Rooms for Empty-Nesters

July 31, 2018

What Comes Next? Redesigning Rooms for Empty-Nesters

For those that have raised children, you probably remember the feeling you had when they first moved out. It’s a combination of pride and sadness, with maybe a little anxiety added in. A lot of us start asking the same questions. Will they be able to make it on their own? Did I prepare them enough for

Fall in Love with Home: How We Design Around You

July 17, 2018

Fall in Love with Home: How We Design Around You

The most important thing we do is to make your home ‘you.’ Your personality, your spirit, your functionality and lifestyle are what’s most meaningful to you and your family. ~ Lynn Mathison Mathison Interiors specializes in creating a custom decorated home to fit your needs and desires. We have worked with many clients over the years that

Yellow: The Color of Summer

July 3, 2018

Yellow: The Color of Summer

No one can argue against the beauty of yellow sunshine after a rainy day. It soothes and relaxes us, enhances our moods, and takes the air of joyful optimism with it everywhere it goes. Why not bottle this cheerful color up and introduce it to your living spaces? Yellow is undoubtedly the color of summer. Let’s

Bold and Beautiful Lighting

June 19, 2018

Bold and Beautiful Lighting

Lighting is a must in every home. Without it, our living spaces would lack ambience and basic function. No one can deny the beauty of an amazing piece of lighting. In many ways it is like artwork and should be presented as a focal point in a room.

3 Ways to Utilize Accessories in a Space

June 12, 2018

3 Ways to Utilize Accessories in a Space

Arranging accessories are a necessity and an essential part of a completed room. Grasping the fundamental ideas for placing accessories in a space will give you an even better presentation. Here are three great tips to help!