The January 2018 issue of Drapery & Design Digital Digest is here!

By Jill Ragan Scully | Jan 15, 2018

It is hard to believe that a short time ago this publication was merely a dream. I think it is safe to assume we have succeeded in publishing a complimentary, educational digital publication exclusively to members of the soft furnishing industry. However, this monthly staple is only possible due to the contributions from the talented…

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The December 2017 Issue Of Drapery & Design Digital Digest Is Here

By Jill Ragan Scully | Dec 22, 2017

Announcing the December issue of Drapery & Design Digital Digest, a FREE MONTHLY digital publication for the soft furnishings industry. No logins required and no subscription to pay for. This publication is full of beautiful photos, interviews, tutorials, videos, and articles from some of the top t alent in the field. Read the December issue…

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Give Your Eyes A Rest

By Jill Ragan Scully | Dec 22, 2017

For the past three years we have occupied a historic storefront in downtown Hastings, Minnesota. During this time we have met with hundreds of clients and hosted many special events, shot video footage and photos, proudly showcasing our creativity and design studio space. We regularly encourage feedback from our visitors, to which we evaluate and…

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Interior Design, More Than Just a Name

By Jill Ragan Scully | Oct 22, 2017

Recently, I was contacted by a local couple who hired an interior designer to complete a large project in their home. A week into their project things started to go wrong. Their project was one disaster after another, and they were extremely frustrated an disgruntled by the way in which they had been mislead by…

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7 Ways to Hang Artwork in Your Home

By Jill Ragan Scully | Sep 10, 2017

When decorating your home, there are numerous ways to hang artwork on your walls to create that special look in your room. 1. Clustered- Small groups are “clustered” together to create small groupings in specific areas. This need not be perfect symmetrical to appear symmetrical. 2. Linear- Pictures are hung in a line horizontally or…

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The September Issue of Drapery & Design Digital Digest is HERE

By Jill Ragan Scully | Sep 6, 2017

Announcing the September issue of Drapery & Design Digital Digest, a FREE MONTHLY digital publication for the soft furnishings industry. No logins required and no subscription to pay for. This publication is full of beautiful photos, interviews, tutorials, videos, and articles from some of the top talent in the field. Read the September issue here http://pub.lucidpress.com/digitaldigestsept2017/……

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7 Styling Tips To Decorate Your Shelves Like A Pro

By Jill Ragan Scully | Aug 24, 2017

One of the most common decorating dilemmas we get asked about is how to arrange items on shelving. While this can frustrating, we are here to guide you through with a few pointers: 1. Think of the open spaces as individuals rather than a whole. 2. Incorporate numerous shapes (round, oval, square; tall, short and…

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Peek-a-boo cornice project

By Jill Ragan Scully | Aug 24, 2017

While searching for inspiration we always file ideas in the back of our brains for usage on the perfect future interior design project. The opportunity arose recently when we were tasked with creating a unique, cutting edge treatment to finish off a clients living space. We came up with this delightful peek-a-boo cornice. The front piece has…

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Modern chair makeover

By Jill Ragan Scully | Jun 4, 2017

We were recently tasked with making over a fantastic chair for a good friend. The original chair was covered in a disintegrating orange upholstery and the foam was crumbling from age. We brought new life into these cushions by using new foam and a brand new retro print fabric from Duralee. This modern beauty now resides…

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