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Discover innovative and creative design ideas to transform your home. Learn what is trending and the basics of interior design.

Amazing Decks and Terraces for summers

Bring the comfort of home and dashing interior design styles into the sunshine with chic outdoor living area. Get inspiration from these deck and terrace design ideas. A Terrace in California This terrace overlooks the Russian River Valley. The terrace is outfitted with designer teak furniture; fade resistant awning and upholstery fabrics. A Balcony in Brussels This lush balcony in an apartment...

10 Amazing Living Room Design Ideas

Balance it with pops of white Just imagine, if you could only choose one single room in your home to put your heart and soul into designing, the living room would top the list. Patterns, prints, colors, and textures come together to create the ultimate livable space and set the tone for your entire decorating style. This list brings you...

Tropical Style for Paradise at Home

Lazy days spent dozing in the sun, balmy breezes stirring the palm fronds outside your window and fruity drinks served with colorful miniature umbrellas.  You can bring a tropical getaway to your home with this easy, breezy style. Designing your space with a tropical theme can be achieved two ways.  If you want a more toned-down natural interior, use a...

8 Unique Interior Door Ideas

Unique interior door ideas
The way to make your house a home is to personalize the interior.  One way to accomplish this is to enhance your interior doors.  Here are eight unique interior door ideas to give you inspiration for updating your own.  Sliding Barn Door - Add a rustic touch to any doorway in the home with the addition of a sliding...

How to Use 2016’s Colors of the Year for Your Interiors

Table setting featuring Pantone's colors of the year for 2016
Pantone, the color experts, have named the color.....no, wait....have named the colors for 2016.  That's right.  For the first time ever, Pantone has named two colors for the year.  The colors are Rose Quartz and Serenity and they are indeed serene.  This pairing is reminiscent of a Caribbean sunset.  It pairs well with today's trending rose gold metals.  According to...

Interior Storage Solutions for Bicycles

Cyclists that live in apartments or small spaces know that they must get creative in order to safely store their bicycles.  Here are a few functional and stylish interior storage solutions for bicycles. Make your own bicycle racks.  An old pair of handlebars and a bicycle seat transformed into a rack make a quirky and sturdy storage solution. Hang them from...

9 Ways to Create a Unique Feature Wall

The trend for feature walls exploded in the late 1990s and hasn’t shifted since. It’s a simple and dynamic way to enhance a room without costing a lot of time, planning, or resource. A simple feature wall can transform the feeling and style of a room without much work, and they can help to achieve an endless number of...

Designer Focus: Jean-Louis Deniot

Interior Designer Jean-Louis Deniot
Step into a room designed by Paris-based interior designer Jean-Louis Deniot and you feel as if you have entered a timeless space that is the epitome of chic.  Deniot has an extraordinary talent for creating rooms of great depth.  His interiors are a distinctive blend of vintage, new custom creations and a keen attention to the architecture of the space. Jean-Louis...

Romantic Ideas for your Nursery Cots

Having a baby is a wonderful time in your life. Whether it is your first or more, the magic never fades. Nurseries are a hidden gem in interior design, and an often overlooked one. The central piece of your nursery will probably be your cot or cradle (depending on whether you are opting directly for a cotbed or not). There...

Give a touch of creativity to your home with the wall stickers

How to decorate your home with the wall stickers
If you want to give a personal touch of character, originality and style to your home, one of the best and, at the same time, most easy, simple and economic way is the use of the vynil wall stickers. On the market there is a wide variety of wall stickers, so it’s very easy to find those that better...

Decorating with Plates for Creative Wall Displays

Creative plate wall display
Your china cabinet is probably the last place you would look to find wall hangings.  Not so fast.  Plates are a great way to add color and interest to your walls.  Display them on wood plate racks, metal plate hangers or simply hang them on the wall in interesting patterns.  Decorating with plates gives you many options for creative...

Fresh and Festive Easter Tablescapes

Fresh and festive Easter tablescape
Celebrate spring with fresh and festive Easter tablescapes that welcome the season.  Bring out your spring china and linens and create colorful and fun table settings to give your kitchen or dining table plenty of Easter charm.  Here are a few ideas to help inspire you. Colorful arrangements of tulips complement the striped tablecloth for a fresh and festive spring and...

Two Resale Value Boosting Solutions for Unused Spaces

Small butler's pantry (madebymood)
Unused or empty spaces can be seen as spacious and open when it looks strategic however sometimes to potential buyers or visitors it can look lazy or unfinished. These spaces look as if there was meant to be something there but is completely empty. This once boring space can be utilized in ways that are luxurious and impressive. Here...

10 Charming Ways To Use Up Leftover Wallpaper

After you've completed a wallpapering project, try one of these 10 charming ways to use up leftover wallpaper. Wallpaper came back big-time in 2017 and it's still trending for 2018. However, wallpaper can be expensive. Naturally, you want zero waste! Because these ideas use the wallpaper you already have on hand, they cost you nothing but time. In addition, they add...

Dark and Moody Interior Design

Dark and moody interior design
Create a little mystery and mood with dark colors in your interiors.  Black, gray, dark blues and rich saturated colors set the stage for interiors that are dramatic and distinct.  Dark and moody interior design is a style that speaks to a deep and saturated color palette and a richness of depth and character. Dark gray and black walls give...

Create a Focal Point in Your Room Designs

Every room needs a focal point; the very first element or object that catches your eye upon entering a room.  A focal point can be a fireplace, an architectural feature, a piece of furniture or artwork.  Once the focal point has been established, a room has more interest and appears more unified.                                                                                                                   Harmony Interiors When you enter a room in your...

Tree Trunk Decor- Add a Touch of Raw Beauty

Malafor Trunks make stylish stools (trendhunter.com)
Bring home the element of surprise, tree trunks. These unexpected decorating elements will bring the charm and raw beauty of nature into your household. Many are the times when nature provides the best design inspiration. Take it from Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the most influential names in architecture, “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will...

5 tips for repurposing your old window shutters

We all have at least one old item in our house that we move from the storage room to the garage and back again just because we don’t want to throw it away but in the same time don’t know what to do with it. If you know what we’re talking about, then you will perfectly understand why someone...