Decorating Tips

Establish Your Style and Go Bold with the Furniture Trends of 2014

Certain kinds of furniture pieces are always in style, but with every new year there are fun new furniture trends that you can incorporate into your home. This year bold looks, as well as some understated, elegant styles, will be making their way into showrooms (and homes) everywhere. Material mixing is one of the biggest trends you’ll be able to take advantage of this year. Whether you’re looking to mix leather and
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Spruce up Your Home with the Holiday Décor Trends of 2014

Holiday décor doesn’t have to be all greens, reds, and golds – in fact, with every year that passes, new holiday decorating trends come into play and give you even more reason to dress up your home for the season. This year’s trends include simple but bold statements, easy DIY projects, and natural looking accessories. The typical holiday lights in the bushes, trees, and lining your front door are a great place to st
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Decorate Your Home With Radiant Orchid, Pantone’s 2014 Color of The Year

Pantone recently announced that their color of the year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid, a gorgeous shade of purple. According to the Pantone press release, Radiant Orchid is “an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple, and pink undertones.” This particular hue is seen as one that “inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love, and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.” This
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modern furniture

What are Characteristics of Modern Furniture?

Modern is a popular term that people use when describing how they want to decorate their home. Whether it is through the use of paint, accessories, or modern furniture, a “modern theme” can be difficult to execute if you are not sure exactly what to look for. Using modern furniture can make a big statement in any room, so look for furniture pieces with some or all of the following features. Size and functionality Typ
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Thanksgiving Décor Ideas for Your Home

Many homes go over the top when it comes to decorating for holidays like Christmas, but there are tons of great ideas when it comes to dressing up your home for Thanksgiving. Welcome friends and family into your house to celebrate the holiday with chic, welcoming fall décor. One way to add warmth to your home this Thanksgiving is to swap out the summer-like fabrics in your living room and bedroom for something heavie
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Create an Extraordinary Entryway with these Entryway Decorating Tips

When you step into someone’s home, the entryway is the first thing you see. Many people don’t know where to begin when it comes to decorating that space since it can be small or oddly shaped, but there are some great entryway decorating tips you can take advantage of to bring life to your foyer – and bring a smile to your face every time you walk in the door. Go for bold colors. You can use color to enhance your entr
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Creating the Ultimate Man Cave

The man cave has become a popular addition to the home – a place where the man of the house can watch football, hang out with the guys, play pool, or whatever else he enjoys. Whether you want to turn a guest room, an attic, or the basement into the perfect man cave, here are some great furniture tips to keep in mind. Choose a theme. Consider not only your biggest interests, but also what you will want to use the room
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Modern coffee table decor

How to Style Coffee Table Decor

If your home is anything like mine, you have a coffee table in the middle of your living room with the intent of decorating it, but instead all kinds of useless clutter seems to pile up there. Pretty soon it has become more of a storage space rather than a focal point in your room – but that can change! Styling your coffee table decor does not have to be as overwhelming as it may feel. Consider height and scale. Arra
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Tips for Painting a Room

Many people like to paint a room a new color after buying new furniture. People love to add color and character to a room by painting the walls, but doing so can seem like such a huge chore. Hiring a professional can be expensive, but if you keep in mind some tips for painting a room yourself, it can become an easier obstacle to overcome than you might think. Take your furniture into consideration. Remember to consid
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Back to School

Back To School Tips: Moving into a Dorm

Back to school time is already here – where did the summer go? College kids are packing up and getting ready to head off to the dorms, and if it is their first year it can be a very overwhelming process. What do you bring with? What do you keep at home? Does your roommate have things you are missing? How will everything fit in such a small space? There will always be some surprises, but with these simple back t
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