Thanksgiving is coming up in a few weeks and it’s all about getting together with family and friends and giving thanks for all the wonderful things that has occurred in life. What better way to to make your home warm and inviting than with festive Thanksgiving decor? You can start on a small scale by adding thanksgiving themed pillows, cozy throw blankets, and a harvest wreath or go on a bigger scale with an accent wall by painting it in fall colors like rust orange or chocolate brown. Whether it’s a creative centerpiece or a fun display on your fireplace mantel, these Thanksgiving decoration ideas will be sure to inspire your home this holiday season.
Whether it’s how to add pops of color to a space, how to arrange furniture for the best flow, or how to pull a room together in a cohesive way, I’ve heard many of the same questions by people seeking decorating and design advice. I don’t follow a rule book and honestly there aren’t any specific guidelines that interior designers adhere to when it comes to decorating or designing. We go by basic principles learned through school, professional and life experience, and even our mistakes. These principles work for us to ensure an amazing result every time. So, here are 20 decorating tips that I hope you find helpful and educational where you can implement some or all of them in your design project!
Buying furniture and accessories online can be rewarding if you find exactly what you are looking for at a great deal. However, it can also be daunting, especially if you are considering making a large investment such as buying a sofa online. You won’t be able to sit on the sofa, feel the fabric, look at how it was constructed, or determine comfort level. Online retailers do their best to provide as much information as possible about the product they are selling. However, it’s very difficult to depict an item accurately, especially when it comes to selling an item online. Most photos depict colors differently depending on lighting and exposure. Some photos show the furniture and accessories in a designed room to give the user a sense of what it might look like in an actual home. However, every space is different depending on how much natural light there is coming through the windows, floor material, wall color, wall coverings, window treatments, other existing furniture or accessories in the room, size of room, lights, color temperature, ceiling material, and so on. All these factors will affect how the item will look in your own space and it won’t look exactly like the photos you see online. Don’t just rely on the pictures. So what do you do if you are thinking about purchasing furniture online? Here are a few things to consider.
In just a few months it will be 2018 and what a year it will be for interior design trends. Some of the interior design trends we saw for 2017 will continue on into the new year such as navy, plants, and brass. However, 2018 will be a year of warm and earthy tones, wallpaper, black kitchens, natural stones, cordless lamps, and portable lighting just to name a few. Below are a few interior design trends that will be sure to make a splash in 2018.
If you are planning on giving your home a makeover for the holidays but aren’t sure exactly what your interior design style is, not to worry. There are lots of online design style quizzes to help you figure out what your style is. Sites such as Houzz, Havenly, HGTV, Decorist, and many more have design style quizzes to help you determine if your style is contemporary, industrial, traditional, or a mix of several styles. If you want to understand some of the different design styles, here are 6 of the most popular one to inspire you.
Fall season is here with beautiful warm golden foliage, crisp mornings, and harvest festivals. Your outdoor space isn’t just great for warm summer months. With autumn here, what better way to transition into fall than by sprucing up your outdoor space? Adorn your porch, patio, or backyard with plush pillows, warm autumn color, cozy fire-pits, and beautiful elegant lanterns that will be sure to entertain family and friends. Below are 5 tips for creating a cozy fall outdoor space.
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