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Vail Interior Design Tag

Embracing Eastern Cultures in Design

Various cultures hold rich, artistic traditions and offer fascinating ideas and materials for home design. At Kasia Karska Design, we embrace all kinds of cultures — both Eastern and Western. In fact, with additional studies in the traditions of Vaastu Shastra and Feng Shui, we bring a multifaceted approach to creating a home sanctuary. Designing a harmonious home through Vaastu Shastra and Feng Shui The Indian philosophy of Vaastu Shastra takes into account the earth’s place in the solar system and planetary influences...

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Celebrating a Month of Love & Women

Placing loving touches in your home Though gender roles continue to evolve, traditionally, women have been credited for their nesting instincts and their attention toward creating a warm, inviting, homey atmosphere. So, as February — the month of love — ends and we celebrate feminine energy through International Women’s Day on March 8, we thought we’d highlight several ways to put those special, loving touches into your home. Freshen your home with flowers Fresh flowers provide everyone with a feeling that they’re special — whether...

Decorating Tables for the Holidays

Thanksgiving and winter holidays are a time to welcome friends and family into your home, and there’s no better way to do that than by preparing a special meal and creating special table décor. When you take time to design an inspirational tablescape, it’s a joyful and artistic endeavor that shows how much loved ones mean to you. Before guests take a bite of your delicious meal, the setting draws them in. Your environment should touch on just about every sense,...

Mix and Match Styles to Own “Your Look”

When it comes to design, you don’t have to get trapped in just one style: Mixing and matching can result in an eclectic — and cohesive — look. Antique rugs, chandeliers, and sacred statues — all considered more traditional when it comes to interior design — can lend a very sophisticated look to an already modern home when paired well.  For instance, the reds and golds of an antique rug or runner can add warmth to a sliding, reclaimed wooden bar door leading into a...

Customize your great room with a remodel

You know how you want your great room — one of the main areas you gather with family and friends — to feel: open, light, welcoming and warm. But how do you actually achieve that? Here at Kasia Karska Design, we’ve been creating custom homes and interior design that fits each client’s individual style since 1999.  One Bachelor Gulch project we recently completed focused on transforming an older home, built in an era characterized by heavy logs and ornate furnishings, into a...

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5 Ways to Add Natural Light in Homes

Achieving natural light in your living space is undoubtedly something worth striving for. After all, who wouldn't love the warm presence of sunshine in their home after a cold night or a long winter? Besides enhancing one’s mood, natural light in homes also cuts energy costs and enhances your health. Over time, many potential homebuyers in the Vail Valley have realized the benefits of incorporating natural light in their homes. And it is now a crucial consideration for individuals and families...

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Eye-Catching, Cozy Fireplace Designs to Inspire

Autumn has definitely asserted its presence, especially up here in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. And with it comes vibrant aspen tree colors, snow kissing the tops of the peaks, and chilly evenings and mornings. With those chilly days, we’re spending more time indoors and more time near our fireplaces. So why not focus on fireplace designs that are awe-inspiring and functional? They will make you want to cozy up next to them all winter long! For any homeowner, a fireplace...