Have you been wanting to update your living room? Are you looking for modern interior design ideas for your Living Room? Modern design is based on the philosophy that form follows function, and less is more. So design and decoration was striped of ornamentation and we started to see new materials and colors used. Clean lines, warm woods, and bold color is the staple of Mid Century Modern Design and it has inspired designers up to present day.
With the start of every season, I run to the news stand to pick up my favorite fashion magazine. I come home and lounge in my favorite spot on the sofa and devour every page of these magazines from cover to cover. Always looking for the seasons hottest trends in fashion, art, architecture and home decor. There are many styles that start off as a trend; pieces we like to wear or have in our home for a year or so than toss and move on. Some trends are short lived, here are 5 home design trends that stand the test of time.
I didn’t know much about area rugs when I started working as an interior designer. Over the years I have learned a thing or two and would like to share them with you. Area rugs 101: What you need to know before buying an area rug. Area rugs are traditionally known for their elaborate patterns, designs and colors, as well as their complex weaving styles. Area rugs are made to serve a decorative function also as an art form.
Bohemian-chic style is where hippie meets eclectic modernity. In the last decade, bohochic has become a popular interior style perfect for dorm rooms, living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms. It’s a look inspired by adventure, girly colors and a care free style. Are you wondering how to get that Bohochic vibe in your home? Mismatched patterns, bold colors, and enchanting knick-knacks make your home boho and personal, not planned and perfect.
Cozy up with accents to spruce up your Home this Fall. Adding small accents around your house can help welcome the most colorful season of the year. There’s no need for a complete overhaul, just a few accents can transform your home for the comfiest time of year.
8 Living Room Accents to spruce up Your Home This Fall
Falls favorite color for 2016 is green, add a few throws and pillows in evergreen. Continue reading
There’re coffee table options for any style! Trade in the traditional wooden coffee table for a unique piece that speaks to your style. Since Victorian era England, coffee tables have been a staple piece in every living room. Mahogany, metal, and concrete coffee tables are some of the many coffee table options. Vamp up your living space and stray away from the traditional look of a short, long, wooden coffee table.
Last weekend at the flea market I found the most beautiful vintage kilim. It was in disrepair from neglect and time, but fortunately the colors were still vibrant and exciting. I had to have it, so with a little haggling I was able to buy it at a good price; good enough so I would not worry if my plans for it did not pan out as well as I’m hoping. First order of business was to figure out what I was going to do with it? There are so many options so many alternative uses for area rugs.
Are you tired of the stuff on top of your counter in the kitchen? How about all those shoes lined up in the mud room? There are products in the market that can make your clutter look good. Organize and clear up clutter using trays. When there is a grouping of items on a tray your mind reads it as one, hens cutting down on visual clutter. Everyone has a room that is unorganized, maybe a corner of a room, a drawer or counter top. Trays are a tool to organize and make a unified and uncluttered look.
Hard to believe Fall is here, to be soon followed by the Holidays and winter. Autumn is my favorite time of year. Because kids are settled in school, the weather is much cooler, and the leaves start to turn color. In addition this Fall we have selected new and different Fall decor ideas and non-traditional color trends. Therefore we are not focusing on reds and oranges but have put together a selection of colors that we haven’t seen before in Fall. Yet they are still reminders of the season. Rich jewel tones, bright hues and even a few pastels, all selected from what we are seeing on fashion runways, also trends and forecasts from color experts. Bring these non-traditional Fall colors into your home.
Lucy, you’ve got some ‘splaining to do! What if we told you your favorite, happy sitcom had a dark and dangerous past — would you believe us? Well, according to a new fan theory, I Love Lucy is actually about an abused and abandoned woman who escaped her mob boss father by moving to New York City. And that’s the secret behind Lucy Ricardo’s scheming ways. Don’t buy it? Stick with us for a few …
First of all, have you ever heard Lucy mention her father? Meanwhile other members of her family (like her mom) make an appearance on the show and the whole clan visits Ricky’s relatives in Cuba. In fact, in the episode called “Housewarming,” Lucy’s friends Ethel and Betty are having a conversation Lucy is dying to be part of, but when they mention their father’s names she still doesn’t say hers. Suspicious. Watch below at the 4:25 mark.