Design ideas

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

Different Uses for Decorative Alphabet Letters

Sometimes all your home improvement needs can be found in some unlikely places... like a craft store! Although these places are typically only good for seasonal decorations like wreaths, they do have some random tidbits that you can use in creative ways to spruce up your home. Better yet, items in these stores are often cheap, so you can...

5 Ceiling Ideas That Add Value

When guests or potential homebuyers enter a home they look at all the details that make up the bigger picture. They'll look at the layout, walls, floors, outlets, bathroom, etc. Another item they'll look at is the ceiling. Yes,  it's high above and not at eye level, but it's a central part of any room. It holds the light...

Tips for Finding the Perfect Rug

We've all been there: the wood has begun to splinter or the tiles are freezing cold in the winter and you're beginning to wonder if there is any way to save your feet from the elements while having a stylish floor. Carpeting seems to be too extreme, plus who wants to worry about staining a carpet? Refinishing the wood...

Entryways with Unique Architectural Elements

It's not always the layout, color, or theme of a room that brings life to it. In fact, the personality of a room is often seen through the smaller details, such as the finish on the wall, material of the furniture, crown molding, borders, etc. One such example that is even more engrained within the house itself is the...

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...

The Ultimate Movie Room

Basement, den, mancave... whatever space you wish to use to create the ultimate movie room, you'll want to make sure that it has the best layout and accents. Think your children's old play room is too small? Or maybe your den doesn't have an extremely high ceiling? Well, no matter what the size or layout of the room you...

Using Books as Design Elements

Trying to find a way to showcase or use some of your books that you have laying around? Books can take up lots of space, and if you don't have the room in your home to store all of them it can be even more of a challenge. If there are some that you are really proud of, then...

Bathroom Mirror Remodels as Money Makers

Most realtors will tell you that there are two main rooms in a house that can amp up the value big time. First, the kitchen. As for the second most important room requiring remodeling... the bathroom. Redesigning these rooms, let alone any room, can cost a lot of money but promise great rewards. Not everyone is able to afford...

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...

Creative Boxes to Hide Tissues

Everyone is bound to get ill or have allergies at some point throughout the year. There are the "fortunate" few that seem to have a never-ending fountain coming from their nose. All of this necessitates tissues, which can sometimes be an eye sore. Having a decorate cardboard box isn't always stylish, making some homeowners wanting to hide tissue boxes...

Tapestries and Rugs as Wall Art

Although rugs are generally thought of as floor items, there are many other uses for them. Tapestries also hold multiple uses that a homeowner can utilize to create a fun, inviting and unique atmosphere. It's all about the purpose and design that will dictate how you may use tapestries and rugs as wall art. Home Styler has a few...

Using a Chalkboard in your Home

Looking for a fun, interesting way to spice up your home? Try implementing a chalkboard on one of your walls. There are several different uses for chalkboards, and depending on what you desire, you can make it work for you. And better yet, they can work in almost any room!   One way that you can use a chalkboard is to...

Create an Awesome Focal Wall

Sometimes a room just needs one, simple fix. This can be adding new furniture, sprucing up the items you have, or.. creating a focal wall. Of all of these, creating a focal wall is probably the easiest, as it isn't as time consuming as redoing your furniture or as costly as buying new items. There are several things to...

Valentine’s Day Decor to Set the Mood

There are plenty of ways to heighten the feeling of love for this Valentine's Day season, some of which you can incorporate into your home design. Whether you want some simple fixes or to go all out, there is some Valentine's Day decor that can create the ambiance you want.                      ...

Different Wall Design Ideas

When you are renovating your home or painting your walls, try something out of the blue. Create interesting walls. Here are some wall design ideas which are heating up the décor world. Try to paint your walls using these wall design ideas. Avoid using rollers or paint brushes. Try splashing the paint on the wall. It will be fun and...

Ideas for Making your Basement Brighter

If you find yourself in a windowless cocoon of your basement and feel that there is no other way to live like a burrowing mole then there is. There are a number of ways in which you can brighten the darkest of the basement spaces. With a few creative ideas you will be able to enjoy a bright and...

Travel Photo Inspiration For Designing A Room

We often go on vacations and find souvenirs to bring home for a piece of nostalgia. These typically take the forms of mugs, art work, T-shirts, and specialties of that region. Although this is sufficient, you can also find ways to design your home based on a favorite vacation spot with the use of some travel photo inspiration! Using...

Design Ideas for a Classic Library

Libraries are inspirational and for some library in their home can become the best abode for them where they can relax and think in peace. Outlined in this article are some of the best ways to decorate your library. We have styles for traditional, modern and those homes that are somewhere in between the two niches. A high gloss library   A...
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