Decorating & Furniture/Lighting


We bought our home a few yrs. ago and we love it, except for two, is we have a lot of trees surrounding our property so we have poor natural lighting in most of the house. Any suggestions on how to bring in more light?  Also, we have a very small bathroom which I hope to expand in the future, but for now, any suggestions as to how to make the most of the space we have and what colors work best?  Thanks a bunch!and have a great day!

Dear Trisha,
     It is hard to say what type of lighting and colors would look best without seeing your space. I would love to see pictures to give you the best options. Send pictures to

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I will answer any questions concerning interior design and decorating. I can help with color, furniture placement, material choices, and much more. I am more than happy to help people. Please email me with questions and concerns. Decorating may not be as easy as it looks and with a little help from me you can improve your living space. Check out my decorating blog Room in a Book Blog
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