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The Timeless Appeal of Cool & Casual Khaki

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There is a timeless appeal to cool, casual khaki.  It is clean and sophisticated. It lends itself to understated neutral elegance. Conversely, you can pop colors against it in a vibrant display.  However you use it, khaki is diverse in its uses.  Therefore, this shade has remained popular for the last ten years. Khaki is beautiful in every area of...

Break the Rules for Decorating Small Spaces

Forget preconceived notions and put aside what you have learned about decorating small spaces.  Don’t paint small spaces dark colors?  Forget it.  Don’t use large furniture?  Forget it.  You can’t personalize a rental?  Not true.  Embrace your small space and live bold and large.           Photos courtesy of House Beautiful For years, we have been told to keep walls in small spaces white or...

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...

Luxury Homes and Amenities

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With the United States Powerball lottery up to $1.5 billion today, let's take a moment to fantasize about the homes we desire; the homes that we would purchase if we won the Powerball lottery.  These luxury homes and amenities are the height of glamour and beauty.  Take a moment to dream a life of luxury and ponder the home of your...

How to Get the Look of Refined Luxury in Your Home

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Luxury is only partly about the furnishings and objects in a room.  Luxury also relies upon the basic elements of interior design such as harmony, balance, rhythm, color and scale.  For a room to be truly refined and luxurious, it takes a combination of these elements along with fine materials and objects.  You can even achieve the look of luxury on...

Fascinating pop art ideas for inspiring your interior home decor

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The expression "Pop art" is the abbreviation of “popular art”, an artistic moviment  born in the innovative and provocative 60s. The American artist Andy Warhol, as well as Roy Lichtenstein were two leading figures in this  artistic and cultural movement. The pop art, born as an expression of freedom in all different artistic aspects, has strongly influenced the interior...

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...

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...

Decorating Your Home With Bold Neon Hues

White backgrounds are a great starting point for decorating with neons. Stick to really bright hues but contrast these against a large white backdrop. This won’t just give your home a more open and contemporary feel, but it will draw maximum attention to your striking bright accents. When it comes to neons, don’t be afraid of clashing colours. Stick to...

First Impressions – Inspiring Ideas for the Foyer

Photo above courtesy of HGTV.  Loretta Willis, designer You have heard it said time and again.  First impressions matter.  When guests step into your home you want them to feel welcome and comfortable.  When you come home from a long day, you want to feel that you are stepping into a sanctuary; a place where you can wind down, relax...

Add Character to Your Home with Architectural Details

Columns, coffered ceilings, built-ins and moldings are architectural details that add a finishing touch to the home.  If your taste leans more toward the traditional, these are the elements that can make a featureless space more inviting and rich with character. There are some architectural details, such as crown molding, that finish a home.  They are like the jewelry that...

Floating Shelves Inspiration

With space becoming a rarer and more precious commodity in Interior Design, and in people’s lives, using walls as storage space has become a must. In fact, whereas one would traditionally place most of their surplus objects and trinkets in cabinets or wardrobes, shelves are now been increasingly used to ‘gain’ extra secret space around the house. In fact, when...

Ways To Create The Perfect Monochrome Home

Black and white rooms have stuck to the forefront of interior design fashion for years now, drifting in and out of our consciousness since the 1960s where people really began to think outside the box an become a lot bolder when it came to decorating their homes. It provides two opposites, which in a yin and yang style, which...

12 Rooms to Inspire a Spring Interior Re-do

Light and fresh interior for spring
Fresh, bright color combinations Spring is a time of renewal and awakening.  All around we see the trees and flowers bursting to life and the colors exploding.  This outdoor rebirth inspires us to freshen up our homes; to brighten the colors and lighten the mood.  Here are twelve rooms to inspire a spring interior re-do. Fresh, bright color combinations are an instant...

Decorating with bamboo for new and fresh home

The good home owners are always looking for a way to renovate their places. If you’re one of them check out our next few ideas for decorating with bamboo. We promise you fresh results, which the whole family will adore. Bamboo flooring Bamboo flooring is maybe the simplest way to incorporate this particular plant in your home interior without making it...

Create French Charm in Your Kitchen With Bistro Style

Bistro style kitchen
The charm of a French bistro calls to mind casual lunches shared inside quaint spots in Paris or along the French countryside, where friendships are formed and food loves are sparked.  Stop in for a hot cup of coffee with croissants on your way to work, share a lunch with friends or have a quiet dinner.  Whatever your take...

The 5 Best Places in Your House to Hide Your Valuables

As homeowners, there are many aspects of the house that we have to monitor and to take care of. One of the most important aspects of a house is security. In fact, it’s also a primary function of a house — to provide protection not only from the harsh elements, but also from unscrupulous people. Now, I’m not talking about...

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...
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