Decorating a teenager’s bedroom can be tricky. Their design style changes as often as their shoe size. The key is to choose furniture pieces that will transition into adulthood and use easily swappable accessories, like artwork and soft furnishings to add age-appropriate touches. Looking for inspiration for your teen’s bedroom? Here are 10 stylish and age-appropriate rooms every teenager would love.
Dogs and cats are important members of our families, but they can wreak havoc on home décor, making us think twice about installing new carpet or buying a white sofa. However, with a few design tweaks, it is possible to create a beautiful home and safe environment for our four-legged friends. Here are three tips to make sure your decorating scheme doesn’t go to the dogs.
Home decor trends are warming up in 2015. Gold is the new chrome, organic wallpaper is the new paint, and smoky hues are the new black.
When it comes to smoky colors, you aren’t just limited to 50 shades of gray. These neutrals range from ebony and charcoal to deep blues and rich browns. Keep a smoky color palette from feeling gloomy by choosing hues that are warm and inviting rather than shades with cool undertones.
We’re all accustomed to setting self-improvement goals (drink less, get in shape, eat healthier), but what about setting some New Year’s resolutions for your home? Make 2015 the year you knock a few design projects off your list -- getting you that much closer to your dream home. But before you start any project, make sure you follow these five critical project steps.
It may be frosty outside but spring trends are on the horizon. The Pantone Color Report Spring 2015 is out and the forecast features watery blues and sea glass green – colors that make me think of sunny days by the ocean.
I see an empty wall as a blank canvas that can be made more appealing with the addition of artwork, mirrors, and other design elements. But what if your wall has run out of space? My answer: make room.
My client is an art lover with a partiality for modern and eclectic paintings. I had consulted on an artwork and installation project in the past, and she asked me to help her find the right spot to display two large paintings she’d recently added to her collection.
As 2015 approaches, I've been mulling over what I want to accomplish in the coming year. It probably won't come as a surprise that something related to home decor was at the top of my list.
Quite a few of today’s homes have a designated place for a man to enjoy downtime. This space is often called the man cave, but when 21st century men hang out at home, their surroundings don’t have to look like Fred Flintstone was the designer.
I love Christmas traditions, but I also like to try things that are unconventional when it comes to decking the halls. Here are some of my favorite seasonal decorating ideas that helped to inspire my own holiday décor.
Texture often takes a backseat to color and pattern, but it can make a big impact on your home decor. While you can easily give any space a dash of it with the right area rug and throw pillows, consider committing to texture in a bigger way. Incorporating texture into your walls and windows can make for a truly original space. Plus, layering texture in this way can make for a standout backdrop that makes your overall design pop.
From wood to stone and metal, here are a few of my favorite ways to take texture up a notch.
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