It’s a new year and 2016 promises to be an amazing year full of joy, beauty, personal growth, and of course, home improvement!
Is your artwork still sitting on the floor and you never had the time to put it up or didn’t know how to arrange it? Did you plan to paint your walls a fun color but never got around to it? Were you wanting to make your home more comfortable and organized? Before you do all that, you have to first get rid of clutter and this is definitely the year to do it.
Don’t have the time? No problem. You can declutter every room in your home in 15 minutes. That’s right! You can read more here.
So get started. Revamp your home, office, or business by letting go of the old in order to bring in and allow the new!
Here are a few easy tips for getting rid of clutter so you can make your home and life your absolute best this year!
Visualize your room
Take a few minutes to look at your room and think about what it will look like if was organized and clutter free. Write down how your room would look like and feel like. I bet it feels liberating and amazing!
As 2015 comes to a close and we leave behind chevron prints, kitchen desks, and tiled countertops to make room for floral prints, metallics, and handcrafted products, there are still some design trends that will stay with us into the new year from bold blues to reclaimed wood. Below are some popular 2016 interior design trends that anyone can incorporate into their home from large scale to small scale.
Bold dramatic colors such as navy, cobalt, and royal blue will follow us from 2015 into the new year. You can paint your walls blue or give your kitchen cabinets a fresh bold look. Adding a pop of blue through a statement piece of furniture or accent piece is a great way to stay current without making a major commitment.
Christmas is almost here and most people already have their home decorated (if they celebrate Christmas). However, for those who wait until the last minute or feel like you want to add a little more Christmas spirit to your home, these quick tips will help you make your home look more festive. Below are some ideas on how you can add more red and green to your interior décor in the spirit of Christmas!
Colors in moderation and on a smaller scale
When it comes to colors in home décor, red is a passionate, warm, and aggressive color while green is a relaxing, soothing, nature color that can easily turn into one that is overwhelming if it is used in excess. The key is to use colors in moderation so that it gives a sense of balance and harmony to the space. There are simple ways to add Christmas colors to your home on a smaller scale without having to paint your walls a cherry red or apple green which is a quite a bold move even for someone who loves color!
Add splashes of red or green to your window treatments. You can even add Christmas patterns or create stencils on your drapes. Here is a fun DIY project on how to stencil your curtain panels.
Pillows and Throws
You can warm up your space and spread some Christmas cheer by using red or green accent pillows and throws. The colors will go along with your Christmas décor and look festive. Adding a mix of plush fabrics and simple patterns will make your space more cozy and inviting.
Bed linens are another easy and inexpensive way to kick up the Christmas spirit in your home. You can use solid red or green and add stripes or floral prints in various scales to bring texture to the space.
You can also add Christmas colors with fresh flowers as a table centerpiece, a table runner with Christmas patterns, place mats, tablecloth, and dinnerware. You will be surprised what an impact flowers can make when used appropriately.
Decorate the wall above your mantel by using red and green plaid wallpaper or wrapping paper to create artwork!
To add a little Christmas spirit to your bathrooms, you can place red and green hand towels, bath mats, soap, shower curtains, and small accents in the room.
These ideas are easy and inexpensive ways to add red and green Christmas colors to your home decoration.
When it comes to the holiday season, we are all looking for ways to save time so we can really take advantage of the spirit of Christmas and spending time with our families. However, with a never ending to-do list, parties to go to, and Christmas shopping – time is the last thing we have to spare.
With family coming in and friends dropping by, you want a home that really shines and makes you feel proud to show it off. You may think that you can redecorate your living spaces, plan your Christmas parties, and buy everyone on your list their perfect present, but can you really? If you do manage to get it all done, you find yourself stressed out, exhausted, and spread too thin. Before you know it, you are glad the holidays are over and everything is back to “normal.” Where is the Christmas spirit in that?
The dining table is often the center of parties and family gatherings. Since so much focus is put on the table, you can use this important element to set the mood for your guests. The good news is that anyone can learn how to properly set a table, which is the foundation of any successful tablescape. By incorporating easy DIY projects, you can customize your table décor to match the theme or the holiday of each party. Continue reading for my favorite tips on how to dress your table this Thanksgiving and beyond.
How to Set a Holiday Table