Our favorite part about this time of year is that the home is often the center of many holiday traditions and gatherings. And, what better way to celebrate than with our very own 12 Days of Christmas: Nicole Arnold Interiors edition? We’ve highlighted just a few of our favorite vendors, styles, and Dallas-area projects of 2019 below! To view more of our favorite things and spaces follow us on Instagram @na_interiors_dallas and #NAinteriors!
1st Day of Christmas: A Perfect Place to Lounge
There’s no place like home with an outdoor oasis to cool off during those Texas summers! We are loving this year’s outdoor home trends with sleek modern lines and custom patio designs.
This pool is anchored by an outdoor patio and kitchen with sling barstools, deep-seated cushioned furniture and a cocktail ottoman offer a calming place to relax.
2nd Day of Christmas: Two Glossy Spreads
Nicole Arnold Interiors was featured twice this year in the Dallas Style and Design Magazine! View the spreads online in our Media Center here.
3rd Day of Christmas: Three Designer Fuel… Er, Chocolate Bars!
We are loving Compartes gourmet chocolate this year! It’s one of our favorite artisan chocolate bars that are perfect to curb a sweet tooth, to gift to a client or to add to any stocking this season! We pick ours up at the Dallas Nordstrom!
4th Day of Christmas: Four Fave Fabrics
The ability to customize is one of the most crucial implements in an interior designer’s toolbox. Great care goes into curating a space to align with our client’s vision.
With our very own design center (AKA “Santa’s workshop for interior designers!) and vendor partnerships, we are able to source and hand-select custom fabrics, wallpaper, tile, paint colors, and home decor items.
5th Day of Christmas: Five Golden Rings
This exquisite chandelier makes an impactful designer statement in this space. Gold is always good!
6th Day of Christmas: Six Shades Rollin’
Motorized blinds and shades with the push of a button or tap of your phone!
The options for motorizing and automating your window treatments have exploded. New battery technology has dramatically reduced the cost and expanded the options for motorizing your blinds and shades, and modern home automation systems now allow you to control everything through your voice and/or smartphone.
7th Day of Christmas: Seven Smart Gadgets
2019 was the year of the smart home. Yes, we’ve had “smart” appliances and controls for lighting, media, and security for years; but voice integration is this year’s game-changer. Whether you’ve made friends with Amazon’s Alexa, Google Home, or Apple’s Siri, now you can put them to work managing almost every element of your home. Manufacturers have finally caught up, with kitchen appliances that help plan, shop for and cook complicated meals.
An alert may even pop up on your tv telling you dinner’s ready. You’ll be perfectly comfortable throughout the day by controlling custom window shades, heating and cooling systems, lighting, and security. Use your phone or a simple voice command, and this amazing technology will learn your preferences and manage your environment for you. We think that’s a worthwhile luxury!
8th Day of Christmas: Eight Installers Installing
Our clients don’t lift a finger. We install every project with a team of professionals that unpack, setup, and clean up. Now, that’s service!
9th Day of Christmas: Nine Hours of Photos
We take pictures of all our projects to showcase our residential and commercial interior design work. This is one of our favorite project milestones as we can see the final product in all its glory!
10th Day of Christmas: Ten Tiny Tables
For the connoisseur, their space needs a 20th-century inspired martini table with understated elegance. These petite tables bring compact proportions that allow it to tuck neatly beside a sofa or chair!
11th Day of Christmas: 11 Years in Business
2019 marks the 11th year of serving Dallas-area homes and businesses with a full array of interior design services recognized at this year’s Interior Design Society’s National Conference in Palm Springs, CA for dining room, bathroom and bedroom interior design projects.
12th Day of Christmas: A Dozen Deyber Paintings
One of my favorite artists is Robert Deyber. an American artist with an undecided tone between sincerity and irony that makes Robert’s artwork distinctly contemporary. Some of his pieces are showcased at the Martin Lawrence Gallery of Dallas as well.
“Robert Deyber’s artwork is full of surprises! Every canvas revels in the artist’s sense of humor, each painting a visual rendering of a clever turn on a common phrase. Despite his sense of fun, however, Robert Deyber is a seriously skilled painter. He is endlessly intrigued by visual imaginings that reside in the realm between reality and fantasy, and he is clearly able to render these imaginings brilliantly. His artwork is highly narrative in nature; his paintings convey an almost dreamlike quality to the bemused viewer.” From Martin Lawrence Galleries.
The Gift That Keeps on Giving
Functional interior design is a timeless investment for any home or business. At Nicole Arnold Interiors, we strive to give our clients a space that serves them and their guests. We offer consultations and room by room services in addition to full home remodels or built projects. Ask us how we can help you with your next project.
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