Living room

Ideas for creating inviting living spaces that are stylish, comfortable and functional for every occasion.

Sophisticated Feminine Interiors for the Modern Woman

Sophisticated feminine interior
There are many sides to the sophisticated woman.  She loves the classics but sometimes longs for an eclectic mix of style.  She sometimes wants to break free of preconceived notions and be bold and colorful.  Sophisticated feminine interiors are at once beguiling and chic.  They appeal with an overall sense of style but on closer observation you may discover...

Fun and Unique Sofa Designs

Unique sofa infuses fun into interiors
When you want to break out of the norm and design a room that is fun, unique or just stylishly different, updating your sofa can be a great way to start.  There are very innovative, creative and just plain fun sofa designs waiting for you to try.  Let's explore some of these stylish and unique sofas. Go for a bit of...

Autumn-inspired Interior Design

Warm autumn-inspired interior
Fall is quickly approaching and as the temperature drops outside, it is time to raise the temperature inside.  Creating autumn-inspired rooms calls for warm colors, natural accents and cozy embellishments.  Here are rooms that inspire you to snuggle up and welcome in a new season. Color is a simple and effective way to add warmth to a room with autumnal...

7 Ways to Incorporate Stripes into Your Home Decor

Conveying the striped theme throughout the room with a variety of widths and colors
You can earn your stripes the easy way with wallpaper, wall panels, rugs and fabrics.  Designing your space with stripes can be a fun way to add interest and refined elegance to your home.  Stripes come in all shapes and sizes and can bring a fresh look to your interiors.  Here are seven ways to incorporate stripes into your home décor for...

Design Ideas for Waterside Homes

Outlined in this article are some of the expert solutions for living by the water. It can be near a mountain lake or in an ocean side cottage. Designers usually try to take the advantage of views but also take into account wind, salt, tide and water table. When it comes to designing, they try to give diversity of areas...

Warm up Your Winter With Fur and Fluff

Fur creates a warm and luxurious bedroom
Let's get inside from the cold and cuddle up by the fire.  Step closer and warm your hands.  Now, let's talk about warming up your home with fur and the fluff of wool.  What can you say about fur?  It's rich, warm, cozy and oh so soft.  It lends elegance and plush luxury to an interior.  Wool is wild and fluffy...

Affordable Design Tips to Upgrade Your Living Room

It is true that the living room is the most beautiful and well-decorated room in a house. A lot of time and energy is spent designing and doing up the room. But seeing the same décor and style day in and day out can be boring. Yes, who doesn’t like a change? But most of you refrain from renovating the...

Refresh Your Living Room with Florals

Break free of the winter doldrums and infuse a little brightness into your living room with florals.  This year’s runway is overflowing with bright, fanciful prints that take you on a journey through the garden.  Extend this colorful trend into your home by incorporating floral fabrics and accessories to liven up your living room and bring the freshness of...

13 Uniquely Stylish Rooms

Unique honeycomb shelving adds dimension to this room
Every now and then you see an interior that makes you stop and take a second look.  It contains the unexpected or is designed so carefully that you find yourself truly mesmerized.  Here are 13 unique stylish rooms to inspire your creativity when designing your own home. Mixing modern pieces with traditional architecture is one way to update a space. ...

Sunken Seating is a Fun Alternative in the Modern Home

Try something completely different in your home with sunken seating.  If you like to entertain and enjoy cozy gatherings with friends and family, creating a sunken seating area is a sure way to get the ultimate in stylish and comfortable entertainment space. In the modern home, sunken seating takes rooms to a whole new level of seating ease and comfort. ...

Refresh Your Home for Summer and Create an Oasis

Sunshine and warm breezes beckon you to come outside and enjoy the summer.  Why not bring that taste of summer inside.  With just a few simple changes you can transform your home into a summer oasis and enjoy a brighter and more relaxed environment all season long.           Living room photo courtesy of Cote de Texas; Striped slipcover photo courtesy of...

4 Tips for an Impressive Living Room

As a homeowner, you should know that a stunning living room is what really defines a house. Of course, people can always appreciate the exterior of your home, but it’s actually the living room that makes the biggest impression. One thing’s for sure, your living room serves as the first stage to a home visit. It’s where you serve tea...

Designing Around the Television

The television integrates into this room design
Most homes today have at least one television.  Designing around the television can sometimes pose a challenge when the room is used for more than just screen entertainment.  You can either integrate the television into the room design, conceal it when not in use or simply hide it in plain sight.  Here are ways to take the challenge out of...

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.                      ...

Ideas to Spruce Up Your Living Room

If you feel your living room is looking a little tired, there are all sorts of tips and techniques that you can use to transform it into an area where you feel comfortable and happy. Here are a few ideas to spruce up your living room, changing it for the better. Minimum Effort, Maximum Impact When you begin the process of...

Open Fireplace Designs to Warm Your Home

Open fireplace design
It's that time of year again when our thoughts turn to cozy nights at home by the fire.  Fireplaces have come a long way, and with many modern homes designed with an open floor plan, the fireplace has evolved.  Two-sided and open fireplace designs are efficient and very stylish features of the modern home.  Here are some great open...

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...

Romancing the Home – A Guide to Romantic Interiors

Romantic Parisian interior
Beautiful rooms embellished with rich fabrics, gilded accents, fresh flowers and comfortable furniture are romantic by nature.  Using inspiration from Parisian interiors and combining elegance with charm, romancing your home can be a reality.  Here are a few ways to create a romantic interior. Parisian Romance - No place says romance like Paris, France.  The Parisian influence on interiors epitomizes romance. ...
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