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Fresh ideas to transform your bedroom into an oasis and create welcoming guest bedrooms.

The Scandinavian design – incorporation of simple beauty and functionality

If you love simplicity, minimalism and functionality, then the Scandinavian design is just the right choice for you. Originally, the term “Scandinavian design” derives from a design show which goes under the same name from 1954 to 1957. The very same show establishes the meaning behind the name of the term as beautiful, functional, inspired by the Nordic nature and...

Decorating with Purple

Purple is associated with royalty and spirituality.  Derived from red and blue, purple is both warm and cool, making it a highly versatile color to use in decorating.   Deep amethyst purple is sumptuous and mysterious, eliciting a regal air when applied to walls and furnishings.  Light lavender is romantic and feminine, lending a soft elegance to a room.  Decorating...

Creating a Master Bedroom Sitting Area

Do you desire a space to relax and rejuvenate within the refuge of the master retreat; a place that is free of life’s distractions and chaos?  Some master suites are designed with a designated sitting area, but if not, creating your own is within reach. The components of a master bedroom sitting area are comfortable seating, functional accent pieces and...

Versatile Upholstered Headboards

Upholstered headboards are a great way to add character, charm and luxury to your bedroom.  With so many designs and fabric choices available, you can create a custom upholstered headboard that fits your personal design style.           Photos courtesy of BHG.com For a contemporary design, a simple square upholstered headboard looks stylish and adds texture and softness to the bedroom.  A...

Space-saving Solutions for Small Homes

Good things come in small packages and your home is no exception.  Living large in a small space is all about utilizing every bit of space to the maximum.  Space-saving solutions for small homes begin with smart storage, a bit of creativity and out-of-the-box thinking thrown in for good measure.           A small space feels safe and comforting.  Instead of...

The Allure of Casual Elegance in Interior Design

  Casual elegance is an interior design style that is understated, warm and inviting.  It is the simple side of elegance.  Much like wearing pearls with jeans, casual elegance is comfortable with an edge of sophistication and refinement. Photo courtesy of BHG.com To achieve the look of casual elegance requires a balance of comfortable pieces with the more luxurious.  It requires a...

Creating a Welcoming Guest Bedroom

When friends and family are frequent visitors to your home, you want to make the guest bedroom a place where they feel comfortable.  The guest bedroom is a place where you can extend your hospitality by creating a space that is welcoming and provides guests with all the amenities of home alongside a few touches of luxury. The bed should...

Versatile Decorating with Ottomans

From footstool to coffee table, from storage unit to extra seating; the ottoman is the ultimate in versatile accent furniture.  Ottomans come in all shapes and sizes and complement any room in the house. Placed in the living room, the ottoman serves as a place to prop up your feet and as extra seating when needed.  The ottoman as coffee...

Creating a Master Bedroom Sanctuary

The master bedroom should be a sanctuary; a place where you can leave all your troubles at the door and where rest is ensured.  Designing the master bedroom should revolve around comfort and luxury.   Bedroom above designed by Rhonda Vandiver-White A good mattress, plenty of storage space and conveniences are the foundation of a well-designed master bedroom.  The finishing touches...

A Lighter Touch – Decorating with Pastels

Photo above - designer Susan Glick If you are ready for a lighter, brighter home that embodies serenity and calm, consider pastels.  When you think pastels, broaden the scope to the more evolved pastels.  There is more to this color palette than just baby blue and pink.  Pastels are simply less saturated colors that can give a room a very...

The Best Summer Bedrooms

Stylish yet welcoming, these summer bedrooms beckon both day and night. A Canyon Bedroom in Santa Monica   In this bedroom a vintage rowboat hangs upside down from the ceiling. The walls are upholstered in cotton and the bench is covered in printed linen. A Bedroom in Ibiza On the Spanish island of Ibiza the guest bedroom is carved out of the rocky bluff...

Bunk Beds

We all wanted a bunk bed when we were kids. Outlined in this article are some of the designs of bunk beds that you as well as your kids will love! Lattice Detail In order to get bunk beds for girls this lattice detailed bunk bed is the ideal choice! There is a lattice railing and inside of the circle, a...

Necessities for a Bedroom

A Comfortable Rug Nothing makes a happy morning than setting your foot out of you bed on a comfortable cushy rug. Mornings usually become crabby when one has to step on a cold hard floor. Even if you have a carpet in your room consider getting a small rug and place it by the bed. Theme Even a child would consider theme...

What’s In: DIY Pillows

Pillows are found in multiple rooms in the house. They are in bedrooms, of course. Many times they are also found in living rooms, placed upon a couch, rocking chair or window sill. Sometimes you'll find them in a play room or den. No matter where you find them, you're bound to see them stacked almost as high as...

Pantry Hacks for an Organized Kitchen

Kitchens can be one of the most cluttered areas in the home. For those who live in an older home, this can be an even greater issue. There is not only minimal counter space for cooking, but storage is also an issue. You need room for food, spices, dish cleaning supplies and cooking ware. With a limited number of...

Fun Stripe Designs for your Wall

Not all homes are made of the same frame, shape or size, so why must all walls be of one color? Consider spicing up your living, dining, cooking or sleeping space with some vertical or horizontal stripes to add flair. You can add stripes to just one wall or all of your walls to create a unique and inviting...

Do’s and Don’ts of a Guest Room

Whether it's the holidays, hosting exchange students, or simply having the occasional guest, you'll want a space to house visitors when they come. You'll want a space that is stylish yet functional, and possibly with multiple uses. Home Styler has some of the top, unique tricks for having a welcoming space for guests so that they will want to...

World Traveler Bedroom Ideas

Has the travel bug bitten you or your family? Want a way to showcase your adventurous spirit and trinkets collected from abroad? Rather than tattooing the world map on your back, try designing your bedroom as an oasis that will let you reminisce of past travels or ponder up upcoming adventures! Here are some tips to help get you...
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