Our Design Team’s Most Helpful Guides
02/21 Design Tips

Our Design Team’s Most Helpful Guides

Simple tips and tricks for every space

Every project needs a jumping-off point. 

When you’re ready to make some changes in your space, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all of the possibilities. Sometimes finding a jumping-off point can make all the difference — whether it’s an image that sparks an idea, a found vintage piece that inspires the rest of your design, or a helpful tip that makes something click.  

In this post, we’ve gathered our most helpful guides, from our guide to choosing the right mirror for your space to our guide to upholstery fabric. If you’re looking for a jumping-off point for your next project, or you have a pressing design question, this post is for you!  

Scroll through to find some of our favorite tips and tricks from our design team. 

How to Hang Art Correctly — 3 Simple Tips 

From our SM Ranch House

Explore more artwork 

Overcast Shoreline II
Calm Shoreline
Soft Florals II
Palos Verdes
Distant Coastline
The Grove by Bruce

How to Choose The Right Mirror For Your Space 

From our McGee & Co. 2022 Spring Collection

Mirror favorites 

Laila Circle Mirror
Reta Floor Mirror
Laila Rectangle Mirror
Jace Inset Mirror
Reta Arched Wall Mirror
Keene Floor Mirror
Reta Oval Wood Mirror

Our Guide to Throw Pillow Sizing 

From our Beckham Project

How to Choose Throw Pillow Combinations  

From our McGee & Co. 2022 Spring Collection

Pillows we love 

Abbey Silk Fringe Pillow Cover
Devin Silk Stripe Pillow Cover
Flint Pillow Cover
Tillerson Woven Pillow Cover
Clara Block Print Pillow Cover
Jamille Woven Pillow Cover
Edison Gingham Pillow Cover
Danny Floral Print Pillow Cover

Rug Guide: Simple Tips for Each Room  

From our McGee & Co. 2021 Summer Catalogue

How to Mix Multiple Rugs in One Space 

From our McGee & Co. 2022 Spring Collection

Explore more rugs 

Ellington Rug
Girona Rug
Wilshire Rug
Ansel Rug
Odesa Rug
Livorno Rug
Mumbai Rug
Augustine Plaid Indoor / Outdoor Rug
Jamestown Stripe Indoor / Outdoor Rug

Our Guide to Great Room Furniture  

From our McGee & Co. 2021 Winter Catalogue

Living space building blocks  

Daxton Settee
Eileen Coffee Table
Lybbert Accent Chair
Kelvin Woven Ottoman
Marlow Pedestal
Sorren Media Cabinet

Choosing Your Upholstery Furniture Fabric  

Our Design Team’s Most Helpful Guides

Upholstery collection favorites  

Pattinson Sofa
Lucille English Arm Roll Chaise Sectional
Barden Sofa
Reese Curved Sofa
Morrison Metal Base Chair
Lucille English Roll Arm Chaise Lounge

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the Furniture Set 

From our Beckham Project

Living space building blocks  

Alma Chair
Parker Coffee Table
Alma Ottoman
Sophie Slipcover Ottoman
Harlow Leather Bench
McKay Small Round Ottoman

How to Pick Barstools & Counter stools  

From our McGee & Co. 2022 Spring Collection

Kitchen stool favorites 

Beau Counter Stool
Hadden Counter Stool
Fielder Counter Stool
Danson Counter Stool
Williamsen Counter Stool
Greely Counter Stool

Mixing Dining Chairs & Stools: Our Tips  

From our McGee & Co. 2022 Spring Collection

Dining chairs we love 

Laurie Chair
Reeves Chair
Greely Chair
Hadden Chair

How to Pair Nightstands, Beds & Dressers 

From our McGee & Co. 2021 Summer Catalogue

Bedroom furniture essentials  

Sutherland Canopy Bed
Bennett Bench
Kendall Nightstand
Eloise Woven Bench
Greely Bed
Beau Bench
Floyd Iron Bed

Our Guide to Balancing Warm & Cool Tones 

From The McGee Home

5 Ways to Make a Room Feel Bigger 

From our McGee & Co. 2021 Summer Catalogue

Room-expanding tools  

Keene Floor Mirror
Distant Coastline
Mumbai Rug
Lucille English Roll Arm Chaise Lounge
McKay Small Round Ottoman

Built-in Styling: Our Step-by-Step Guide 

From our Mountainside Retreat Project

Décor favorites 

Wood & Brass Box
Decorative Marble Bowl
Crossed Bone Box
Sandalwood + Fleur Candle
Paper Mache Crafted Bowl
Citrus + Birch Candle

6 Steps for Designing an Entryway 

From our McGee & Co. 2021 Winter Catalogue

Entryway staples  

Allen Console
Carrington Oval Upholstered Stool
Kensington Hallway Table

Tips for Choosing a Side Table  

From our McGee & Co. 2022 Spring Collection

Side table favorites  

Marlow Side Table
Travertine Side Table
Burl Wood Side Table
Oak Side Table
Tavin Side Table

This post has been updated from its original version.

If there’s something you’re looking for that you don’t see in this post, let us know in the comments!

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