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Explore the trends, ideas and elements of interior design to make your interiors come to life.

A few good reasons to have a chalkboard in your home

Chalkboard – maybe that’s not the first thing that comes in mind when you’re thinking of redecorating your house, right? Perhaps that’s because you had no idea that you can make something out of it, or it’s because you think that you don’t possess enough imagination and creativity. Either way, with the next few suggestions you’ll find a way...

Five Kitchen Upgrades for a Fresh Look

If an entire kitchen renovation is out the question, there are five upgrades you can make now to give your kitchen a new look.                Left photo courtesy of BHG.com A tile backsplash is a great way to update the kitchen and add a nice finishing touch.  Tiles come in all shapes, sizes and materials so that you can customize the...

Minimalist Interior Design is Maximum on Style

Minimalist interior design exhibits maximum style
Minimalist interior design style may seem quite sparse to some but if you look closely, you will find in the details that it is rather expressive and complex.  By using quality furniture and accessories as opposed to quantity, the minimalist interior makes a strong statement.  Here are some examples of how minimalist interior design demonstrates maximum style. Architectural details enhance...

Taking Modern to the Victorian Age: Mixing Modern Style with Classic Architecture

A seamless melding of styles
If you live in or are considering buying a Victorian home and want to blend your modern taste with classic architecture, here is some inspiration to set you on your way.  Don’t let your home’s architecture dictate how it should be furnished.  In fact, decorating a Victorian or otherwise older home in a modern style sets the stage for...

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...

Small Touches, Big Impact for the Holiday Table

Your holiday table does not have to be elaborate to show your guests that you care.  The smallest touches can give your table settings big impact.  Bring out your holiday or best china, crystal and linens and show them off.  Add a few personal touches and give your guests that little something extra for the holidays that they will...

How to Make Your Gallery Wall Unique

Include different elements on your gallery wall for unique appeal
We've all heard much about the gallery wall in recent years.  Is it "in" or is it "out"?  Should frame styles and colors be matched?  Are diagrams and layouts necessary?  Designing a wall display gives your home personality and dimension.  If you want a formal look, there are certain rules that make your gallery wall organized and visually appealing. ...

Five Hot Flooring Trends To Elevate Your Home Design

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Flooring elevates your home design. There are five hot flooring trends to consider. These trends add pizzazz and style to your space. Of course, flooring is an integral part of design. Literally, they ground your room. Flooring is important.  Obviously, you want a durable flooring.  However, you will want beautiful floors to accent your space.  I'm here to show you...

Top 5 Wallpaper Trends In 2017 – Contemporary Options In Wallpaper

Let's look at the top 5 wallpaper trends in 2017. It's true! Indeed, decorators are choosing wallpaper. Because the choices are almost endless, you can choose almost any color, pattern, or texture. In fact, you can choose from more wallpaper than ever before. The wallpaper trend is hot. Of course, you might think wallpaper is stodgy. However, wallpapers trend hot...

Five Indoor Plants Which Need Low Light for Your Home Decor

Low light indoor plants give everyone with interest an opportunity to nurture a plant because they are low maintenance.  Apart from doing well with little sunlight, they survive with low water intake. If you are a plant person, this list will help you settle for five plants that will blossom in any part of your house with the least natural...

Creative Do-it-yourself Ideas for Shelves

Shelves in the home add dimension, enable you to display favorite objects and can help organize a space.  If you are looking for unique shelving options, here are a few inspiring ideas to make you look at certain items in a whole new way. Skateboards, crutches, ladders, books, furniture, suitcases and even pianos can be repurposed to create surprisingly unique...

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...

Using knits in your home décor for warmer winter

If you’re not a big fan of the cold months, check out our next few suggestions for using knits in your home decor for warmer winter. When it’s raining or snowing outside, the only thing that every person on the planet wants to do is to stay home under the cozy blanket. Sometimes that’s not merely enough tough. If you...

Turn Your Loft into a Home

When you think of a loft you no doubt imagine an open industrial space with high ceilings and large windows that look out over the city.  For many, this is the perfect place to call home.  The challenge is in decorating the space.  Decorating a loft is all about space management.           When faced with a blank loft space, decide...

Terrariums in Interior Design

A terrarium is effectively a miniature reproduction of an ecosystem, neatly encased in a glass or transparent container. Usually these containers can be opened so that you can maintain your plants, but some terrariums are sealed (this will require different kind of plants, positioning, moisture and exposure). Terrariums then are a fantastic decorative element in any modern home. Just how aquariums...

Choosing and Styling a Bedside Table

There are so many options available when choosing and styling a bedside table.  You can select two of the same, opt for mismatched tables, or even choose pieces that are not generally used as bedside tables.  To help you make a selection that works for your space and style, here are a few tips on choosing and styling a...

How to Start Your Very Own Indoor Garden: A Helpful Guide

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If you want to have an indoor garden in your home, there are things you should do. Click here to learn how to start an indoor garden. Gardens provide astounding physical and mental benefits such as clean air and stress relief. If you're planting vegetables, they're tastier and more nutritious, too! Unfortunately, the winter season and limited space can inhibit our ability to...

3 Reasons to Love the Modern Kitchen

Streamlined functionality in the modern kitchen
The modern kitchen contains all of the functionality and none of the unnecessary.   It is sleek and streamlined to integrate seamlessly into an interior.  There are three major reasons to love the modern kitchen.  Let's see if you agree. 1.  Barely there simplicity. The modern kitchen allows for streamlined storage that contains appliances, creating a room that blends seamlessly into...
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