Interior designer Jan Showers, ASID, is the principal of Dallas-based Jan Showers & Associates and the author ofGlamorous Rooms. Showers is known for designing interiors that are simultaneously elegant and personal, sophisticated yet utterly livable. Her mantra? Classic and timeless designs are forever.
Whether your design style is traditional or modern, the following tips from Jan Showers will help you create inviting spaces that fuse elegance with comfort – and suit the way you live.
Complement Your Interior
Keep drapery simple, but use wonderful fabrics that look and feel luxurious. Make sure your drapes are made from enough fabric to cover the windows when closed. I never use swags or heavy cornices unless the ceilings are exceptionally tall and the style of the house calls for them.
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