When selecting a rug the placement area and care of your rug are just as important as color and style. You don’t want to select a rug for a high traffic area that can’t handle the wear and tear; you also need to take good care of your decorative area rugs so you can enjoy your area rugs for years to come. We wanted to share this article on how to Care for Your Area Rug 101 Rug Padding
After a hard day of work, let’s face it, with all the hectic lives we have, at the end of the day we need to retire in a sanctuary called home. Returning to a restful, calming, and cozy den, living room, bedroom, or an outside patio, would be so well-deserved. Make Your home a sanctuary a luxury that can be designed and laid out easily.
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.
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
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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.
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.
Mixing colors, layering patterns, adding textures can be both interesting as well as add dimension, personality and warmth to any space. Can’t decide between stripes, chevron and a bold floral? It’s a daunting task one that has many baffled. How can you mix beautiful colors and gorgeous patterns in one space without making your room look like an eye sore? Various patterns and colors don’t need to match they just need to go together. Proper mixing and matching of prints will brighten up any home. Here are a few simple tips on how to mix patterns in your home like a pro for creating an original vibrant decor.
Transforming a cluttered and not so interesting bookshelf into a stunning display can be over whelming especially if you have more items than space. We all see it in magazines, the perfectly styled bookshelf; adorned with beautiful books, and gorgeous accessories. Weather in an office, living room or den bookshelves are decorative and a great place to store books, collectibles and pieces of art and add great functionality. Book shelves can be built-ins or pieces of furniture, styling them is just as important as designing the room. It’s not difficult to select accessories for dressing up a book shelf. In just a few hours you can turn a style less bookshelf into the room’s focal point. Try these 4 tricks for accessorizing and dressing up bookshelves. Add some excitement and be inspired with these tips and ideas to for your bookshelf styling endeavor.