Steve Green

After graduating in 2011, Steve worked in the interior design industry as a sales, advisor, and marketer. He has been writing and editing since 2014 mostly in the home decor and gardening industry. His area of expertise includes home decor, color matching, and home improvement. Steve is passionate about architecture, interior trends, using colors, and improving all parts of his home. Highlights 10 years of professional web publishing and media experience. 8 years working in the home design and interior decor industry.

Posts by Steve Green:

Standard Clawfoot Tub Size
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Here we look at the standard clawfoot tub size, and other dimensional considerations you should take into account when planning a bathroom layout with this classic type of tub.

What Color Should My Tablecloth Be
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A tablecloth offers practical as well as aesthetic benefits. It protects your dining table from scratches due to dinnerware, fading from the sun, and spills from drinks. It also creates a softer look in a space, much like other soft furnishings, making for a room that feels more comfortable. If your table has seen better days, or the surface doesn’t match your current style, then you can use a tablecloth to hide the dining table and give it a complete transformation.

Color wheel in interior design
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Here we look at how the colors on the color wheel are arranged and how you can use a color wheel in interior design to heighten the look of your rooms.

Complementary Colors
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Understanding complementary colors is essential in interior design because it is one of the key concepts you will be working with. Here we delve deeper into the mechanics of complementary colors and how you can use them to your advantage.

How Tall Should Board and Batten Be
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We recommend installing board and batten between 8 inches to 30 inches. It depends on the height of your ceiling and the overall width of your wall.

Mezzanine Floor
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A mezzanine floor can be a great solution for creating extra floor space if you have tall or vaulted ceilings. Here we look at the pros and cons of mezzanine floors, along with the types of mezzanine floors commonly available, the ways you might choose to use them, and the typical costs associated with both residential and industrial mezzanine levels.

Colors that go with purple
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Purple is a popular color choice for rooms where a feminine feel is desired when pink seems too obvious. Parents with little girls will typically opt for purple as an alternative decor color when they don’t want to fall into the stereotypical pink camp.

Should You Close Bedroom Doors at Night
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Bedroom doors are the unsung heroes of interior design. They keep our messes, and our children contained, they give us privacy when we need it, and they can even absorb noise. But there’s a long-standing debate over whether or not you should keep bedroom doors shut at night.

How to Gloss Paint a Door
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Gloss paint looks great on doors, but if you make a mistake, the glossy surface can highlight your error. Below, we’ll cover how to get the best finish using gloss paint.

How to Stabilize Bookshelf on Carpet
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There are multiple ways to stabilize a bookshelf on carpet. Attach it to the wall with brackets. Use felt pads under the base of your bookcase.

What Colors Go with Sage Green
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Sage green is a medium to pale shade of earthy green, with gray undertones. It is on the cooler side of the scale in terms of color temperature, which gives it a refreshing and crisp feel. This color has been popular in interior design over the last decade, and it shows no sign of waning.

Can Sliding Patio Doors be Reversed
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Sliding patio doors can be reversed, but it’s not a simple process. A sliding patio door is made up of several parts that must be disassembled, re-routed, and put back together again.