Build-Ins Decorating Tips – Trendy Home Challenge

Today’s Trendy Home Challenge #2: Blank Build-ins

Bland Built In

Bland Built In

To be honest with you this is an example of beautiful workmanship -  I sincerely hope this picture was posted before they were done, but for this blog this is a sample of a bland built in.

Add texture and Color

Add texture and Color

Add punch to a window seat or built in by adding texture and color.   Add your cushion and decorative pillows to give you your texture and comfort and top it off by a colorful throw.

Bedroom Window Seat

Bedroom Window Seat

What color do I choose for my throw?

Window Seat 3

Window Seat

Look for a predominant color on the dust jackets or spines of the books in your shelving and repeat it in your throw.

Window Seat

Window Seat

As attractive as window seats are, only a few older homes with deep dormers seem to have them.

window seat 7

Kitchen Window Seat

As we have seen in these pictures by adding texture and color the space demands attention, and is a beautiful addition to any room in your home.


Show house Window Seat

If you have a beautiful window seat,  built-in,  or just a boring corner in your home add a touch of color to splash it up.

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog today and I hope I have helped you in making your home…..


Cathy C


One Response to “Build-Ins Decorating Tips – Trendy Home Challenge”

  1. Amazing freakin blog here. I almost cried while reading it!

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