10 decor don’ts…
achieving that professional look

If you’ve ever looked around your home and wondered what’s missing, or why your place lacks the punch of the designer homes you see, this is the post for you. Everyone has their own level of DIY ability—some are masters at transforming flea market finds into designer-worthy treasures. Others need the help of a professional to match colors. No matter where you are on that spectrum, fixing these common décor missteps will bring a fresh, and professional-looking, new look to your space. Continue reading

mastering the art of the bedroom…
claiming your sanctuary

Your bedroom is perhaps the most personal space in your home; it’s where you relax, and really unwind. It’s often the last room to be decorated, but it’s really the most important room in your home. Your bedroom is the place to really let your personality shine. So what’s your personal style? What kind of bedroom makes you feel like kicking your feet up and relaxing? Continue reading

set the mood…
a little color changes everything

It’s no secret that color can impact your mood. When it comes to home décor, choosing the right colors for your rooms can be a challenge. Though it seems easy, just pick colors you love, or take your color inspiration from an item, fabric, or piece of art you love. But that doesn’t always work. The pros go about it a different way—what mood do you want to create in the space? How will the room be used? Those answers help them focus on the best colors to choose for each space. Continue reading

area rug flooring trend…
let the brightness in!

After years of neutrals ruling the home, color has made a comeback in a big way. Adding color to an existing space can be a bigger challenge than it seems. Though colorful pillows and throws are always a great way to boost the color in your space, what can you do if you want a big splash of color, without the hassle of painting?

The answer, of course, is an area rug. A bright, colorful area rug can instantly change the look and feel of a room, taking it from flat to fab in one quick swoosh. Not enough oomph for you? Try layering your rugs for even more punch power. Continue reading

embrace the dark side…
taking walls dark

Dark walls… they can be instant drama, create a cozy feel, or they can seem dark and depressing. If you love the look of dark walls, but have always feared taking the plunge, we’re about to make things a little easier. We’re going to shine a light into the darkness—it’s time to embrace the dark side and celebrate doing dark walls right! Ready? Let’s go. Continue reading