Tag Archives: virtual design

Painting the Exterior of Your Home – How Color Placement Can Change the Whole Look

Painting your exterior is a scary and daunting task.  Visualizing options that would work for a given house is beyond the imagination of most people – it’s just not easy!  A recent Nashville client hated the exterior of her stucco home and needed help from a Color Consultant (that’s me, by the way).  When I […]

Does Virtual Design (Long-Distance Decorating) Really Work?

Obviously, if I am writing this post I think the answer is “Yes!”  Some people call it “e-design” or “online design,” but I’m sure you’ve heard about it.  Awhile back, a sweet girl named Emily contacted me about virtually-designing the small older home she shares with her husband.   The only caveat was that she […]

Child’s Play – A Virtual Design for Boy’s Room

online design inspiration mood board by Kristie Barnett

As an interior decorator based in Nashville, you may think I only design for local clients.  Over the weekend, I worked on a Virtual Design for a 9-year-old boy living in Pennsylvania.   This is the current state of his room, and it is definitely time for a change!  Boy’s Room Before  

The Real-Life Results of a Virtual Exterior Paint Color Consultation

As a paint color specialist in the Nashville area, an Exterior Paint Consultation is one of the services I offer.   A  few months ago, I did an Exterior Color Consultation for a client who was wanting to have the brick painted on her home.  If you remember from this post, my client wasn’t sure what color to choose or whether […]

Building a Room Design Around An Inspiration Piece

Happy Friday, fellow Decor Junkies!  Today I’m sharing a Virtual Design I did for a client’s living room a few months back.  The inspiration for the entire room was the fabulously fun rug, plus the pair of art pieces you see below: Virtual Design by The Decorologist   My client had recently purchased the rug and […]

Are Matching Bedroom Suites Outdated?

Not everyone is able to start from scratch in their bedroom.  I have a client who is fortunate enough to be getting rid of her dated bedroom suite and bedding and starting anew.  While her tastes are still traditional, she wants a look that is current and takes her forward without being trendy.  She wants a peaceful, […]

A Virtual Design Inspired by Benjamin Moore’s Turquoise Mist

For every design, you need inspiration.  Maybe it’s a piece of art, a beautiful rug, or your grandmother’s china.  Or maybe it’s a specific color that makes you smile when you enter the room.  In the case of the design I’m sharing today, it’s Benjamin Moore Turquoise Mist 695. Benjamin Moore’s Turquoise Mist 695   […]

Banquette Bonanza & Free Virtual Design!

Oh, how I ADORE a great banquette.   What a great way to add architecture and a sense of coziness to a home. source    source   A banquette can be sophisticated like this one. source     Or perfectly kid-friendly, like this one. source   If you upholster your banquette seating, make sure it’s outdoor […]

Spring Give-A-Way from The Decorologist: Virtual Room Design!

It’s nearly Spring in Nashville, and I can’t wait for warm weather to be the norm for awhile!  Do you have Spring Fever, too?  It’s a great time of year to spruce up your house, change some colors, add a few new accessories.  I’ve been doing frequent on-line designs lately and decided to host a […]