Creative Ways to Add Color to Your Rental

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Living in a rental can dampen your design options. With unchangeable fixtures and cabinets, bland paint colors, and the threat of losing your security deposit if you make changes, a lot of renters suppress their personal style and settle for builder-grade basic. But it doesn’t have to be this way. By getting creative with your furniture and accessories, you can have … Read More

Boho and Minimalism Top Our List of 2019 Outdoor Living Trends

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It’s easier than ever to create an outdoor oasis that’s an extension of your home, and this summer’s biggest trend is creating a backyard space that is as comfortable as your indoor one. Design styles like bright and bold boho and Scandinavian minimalism are heading outside, according to our 2019 Outdoor Living Trends Report. “The lines have been blurred between … Read More

2019 Design Forecast: What's In, What's Out

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As we flip to the last pages of our 2018 calendar, it’s time to look at interior design trends on the rise – and say goodbye to those on their way out in 2019. Here are our predictions about what’s in and what’s out in the year to come. What’s in Warm modernism It’s official – many regions throughout the … Read More

Creating a Homework Station That Gets Top Marks

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When was the last time your study station or workspace inspired you? For most people, the answer is, “Not recently.” Whether you’re setting up a spot for young scholars to study or prepping an area for your work-from-home days, you can kick inspiration into high gear with home office solutions that will get your creative juices flowing again. Window wonder … Read More

3 Design Tricks That Will Make Your Small Space Feel Big

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Got a small space in your home that you’re not sure what to do with? Or is your cramped apartment forcing you to get creative with your furniture arrangements? You’re not alone. Make your small room or living area fit your needs with clever solutions that will streamline your life and maximize your space. 1. Thoughtful paint choices Choosing the right paint … Read More

A DIY for the Books: How to Get Custom Built-In Shelves on a Budget

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Built-in shelves can take your room from boring to bespoke in a snap. Unfortunately, they can also come with a hefty price tag. But I’m going to share the insider secrets you need to DIY your way to rich results without breaking the bank. (Hint: The secret is starting with assembled bookcases, like the IKEA BILLY!) Check out this dramatic … Read More

Personalize Your Space With a DIY Gallery Wall

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Blending interior design styles with a roommate or partner is all about including personal touches and pinpointing a shared interest or aesthetic. The floor-to-ceiling gallery wall we created for a special couple on the West Coast is a perfect example. View original article on Zillow.

8 Ways to Incorporate Your Passions Into Your Home Decor

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Your home reflects who you are, and you’re way more than a selection of tasteful paint and furniture. Why not celebrate your passions by incorporating them into your decorating? When your talents, skills, and hobbies are on display as a natural part of your decor, you feel more inspired and more at home. You don’t have to re-make your life … Read More

Repurpose Your Rope: 3 Decorative DIYs to Try

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These projects are as beautiful as they are budget-friendly, and best of all, you can easily make them in one afternoon. Ready to learn the ropes? Macrame rope curtain Modern, yet rustic. Warm, yet airy. And perfect for the doorway of your choosing. Supplies Scissors Tension rod   Masking tape  400 feet of 1/4-inch diamond braided nylon rope Instructions Pick … Read More

Tour a Riverfront Home That Draws Inspiration From the Great Outdoors

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After demolishing an older home on this property along the Tennessee River, architect Josh Cooper, principal at JCC Design Studio , erected a three-story home, taking inspiration from the client’s love for Belgian-style architecture. For the home’s exterior, Cooper incorporated materials like mountain stone, durable Siberian-larch siding and LifePine roofing. “The roof is extra special, because there isn’t a single … Read More