Fall is officially here as witnessed by the changing colors in nature such as burnt orange, deep reds, muted mustard, and rich browns. Besides rich warm tones, teals, blush pink, navy, and dark muted tones are being used in a modern-twist for fall colors. Whether it’s pillows, artwork, flea market finds, bedding, or plants, a few small changes can make a big difference in bringing warmth and coziness to your home. Below are some simple tips to getting your home ready for fall.
If you don’t have a lot of space in your home or office and struggle with finding ways to add storage to your limited space, (whether it’s carving out more room for your clothes, shoes, books, paperwork, supplies, or collectibles), there are definitely clever and smart ways to deal with the challenges of not having enough storage. If you have the budget and time, you could build yourself or hire a carpenter to build a niche or built-ins to organize and store your items. However, it can get costly. If you are on a budget, here are a few affordable tips and ideas to add more storage to your home or office.
Design: Nicole Benveniste |Photo: Lily Dong Photography
Red, White, and Blue are color combinations that are commonly associated with 4th of July and Labor Day. These colors complement each other beautifully with red and blue adding a nice contrast against white that can be used all year round and not just during holidays. The colors represent freedom, beauty, and strength and captivates our attention. If you want to incorporate a patriotic touch to your home or office not only in celebration of Labor Day but because you love the colors and want to add it to your space but aren’t sure how, there are simple and affordable ways to do so that will blend into your home decor without having it look too much like an Americana style, unless you want it to. Here are 5 easy ways to add red, white, and blue touches to your home or office.
Fall is just around the corner and if you are thinking about giving your home a refresh, consider these interior design trends that will continue to be popular into the fall season. Velvet, abstract shapes, fringes, faux fur, dark colors, brass, warm neutrals, and plants to name a few are making a dramatic presence in home decor. It’s perfect for the fall season where coziness, intimacy, and warmth take center stage. Here are 5 fall interior design trends that you can easily incorporate in your home or office.
After working on many many design projects, I’ve realized that a lot of people want the same things for their home. They want a cozy, warm, safe, and comfortable home where they can be themselves. They want a space that is lived in and doesn’t look like a museum full of cold treasures. They want a clean, uncluttered, functional, and inviting home where they can relax, kick up their feet, and escape the stresses of everyday life, yet be able to entertain their family and friends. The outside world is fast paced, chaotic, frustrating, and difficult enough. After work, people want to come back to a home where they can recharge and be themselves in a space that reflects who they are. Here are 10 ideas on how to create a warm and cozy home sanctuary.