Thinking about redecorating but don’t know where to start? The first step is defining your personal style. Your home is a reflection of you and your life, figuring out what works in your world means you’ll have a home that looks good, and feels good as well. If sustainability is important to you, your home, and the products in it, should reflect those values as well. How can you define and visualize your style? Continue reading
Spend any time perusing shelter magazines and site and you’ll see all sorts of décor do lists. But with so many different personal tastes and styles of décor, we thought it would be easier to create a décor don’t list. So here it is, our basic top ten list of décor don’ts that still allows you to create your very personal space. Continue reading
If your view of eco-friendly décor is that it’s full of rough-hewn woods, scratchy fabrics and country-rustic styles, it’s time to take a new look. Bringing nature into your world, and creating a space that includes décor that’s good for the planet doesn’t mean sacrificing style or good design. Are you ready to take green from granola to glam? Continue reading
You’ve spent years personalizing your home, making it the perfect space for you and your family. If you’re putting your home on the market, you know you need to do a little depersonalizing to create a space with broad appeal. Here are ten tips for quick, easy updates to the perfectly staged home. Continue reading
The layered look, it’s not just for bedding anymore! Long a standby of the cottage style, the layered look has gone beyond beds piled high with pillows and country-style rooms filled to overflowing. Layering your décor is creating a look that’s finished, pulled together, and uniquely you.
The first layer is your walls, ceiling and floor. Then things like rugs, area rugs, and curtains. Next are large furniture pieces like a sofa, bed, or dining table. The fourth is things like lighting, artwork, decorative pillows, throws, and even smaller furniture. That’s where most people stop, but you shouldn’t overlook the fifth layer. Continue reading