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The Interior Design Rule That Will Help You Create Your Dream House

Today, we want to share with you a rule that we use in interior design that’s going to be really helpful to you if you want to change things up in your home and upgrade your interior without going under big construction. This is the rule of three. It’s a simple, easily applicable rule yet…

5 mistakes to avoid when designing a guest bedroom

You have a spare bedroom or maybe your kids left the house and now it’s time to transform their room into a guest room. It’s such a nice feature to have in your home to welcome and invite friends and family to stay at your place. But there are 5 mistakes you’ll want to avoid…

How Rearranging Your Furniture Can Improve Your Life

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix Editor at US Pro  Warehouse Rearranging your furniture is the easiest way to refresh your home and give it a new look. The best part is, it’s completely free. However, not only will your home feel brand new – rearranging your furniture can improve your life. If you are wondering how,…

Organize and Style Your Shelves

Then lets get started!     Before anything else, make sure to only keep what you really want to display. Too often, we end up with too many books and decorative objects that we don’t really need, and that only creates an overwhelming effect. Once you have picked only the thing you really enjoy display…

Diverse Ideas for Your Sun Room

Contributed by Mary Anderson Blogger & Writer | BROTHERLY LOVE BLOG A sunroom can be many different things to many different homeowners. This room is often used as a relaxing space to enjoy a cup of coffee and sun rays in the mornings. Others prefer to fill the majority of it with spiritual decor and…

7 Interior Design Tips To Style Your Entryway

Your entryway is the first impression you and your guests have of your home. It’s time to make this room feel more comfortable and welcoming! Set the tone with these following tips. Entryways can often get messy and unorganized. Without proper storage, we quickly end up with piles of coats, shoes, mail, and other stuff…

6 Tips for Designing a Sleep-Friendly Bedroom

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix Editor at US Pro Warehouse Sleep deprivation is probably one of the most dangerous things out there. Although many of us joke about not getting enough sleep, everyone agrees it is a significant damper to the quality of life. Above all, it can lead to sleepiness during the daytime, inability to…

Etch Design Group in Austin, Texas - a newly constructed home with family-friendly furniture including stain-grade fabrics for easy cleaning. Brass accents were added throughout the home for a subtle and elegant appeal - living room.

5 Tips to Remodel your Rental House into your Dream House

Are you currently renting and feeling restricted in the actions you can take to really make it your home? Don’t worry! These tips will help you make your rental home feel more unique and personal. Wallpapers are back and it’s never been so easy to use them! No need to ask for your landlord’s permission…

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How color and light is used to enhance interior design

  Contributed by Beni Restea Our homes are the places where we’re supposed to feel most comfortable. It is where we sleep, where we eat most of our meals, and where we live most of our lives. They hold our secrets and keep us safe. A home is a place where our heart is, and…

7 Tips for Making Your Bathroom Look Luxurious

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix Renovations of any kind are quite a laborious process. And when it comes to the bathroom – a space that should be both functional and, ideally, a bit extravagant – the stakes are much higher. During this process, many decisions need to be made – from tiles, bathroom faucets, and mirrors to the…

10 Summer Home Makeover Ideas

Whether you are tired of your current interior because you’ve been staying indoors for months now or you are just ready to brighten up your space and let that fun summer energy in, these interior design ideas are for you! Let’s enjoy the sunny vibes all day long from the comfort of your own home.…

Etch Design Group in Austin, Texas - a newly constructed home with family-friendly furniture including stain-grade fabrics for easy cleaning. Brass accents were added throughout the home for a subtle and elegant appeal - living room.

7 Ways to Create a Focal Point in your House

    The focal point is the first thing you noticed and the last thing you will forget about a room. It’s where your attention is automatically drawn to when you walk into the room. It is what makes the energy flow and feel more harmonious. When a room lacks a focal point it can…

Which Window Treatments to Choose and Why?

  Let us Help you! Choosing the right window treatment is important for multiple reasons: It provides privacy It helps you save energy by blocking the air to escape from the windows It participates in the look of the room and is an integral part of your interior design It filters the lights coming in…

Beat the Heat: Summer Projects to Cool Down Your Home

Contributed by Jennifer Bell The summer days are here, and we couldn’t be more excited. However, the heat can get brutally uncomfortable, and you will not want to go outside. Our homes become the safe haven that we depend on to shield us from the heat during such times. You don’t need to use a…

Increase Productivity At Work With Interior Design Tips

  Productivity seems to be this thing we either wake up with or not. Someday we have it. Other days it’s gone and impossible to find. But what if our environment could play a major role in increasing our productivity at work? Whether you are designing a home office or you are ready to go…

4 Beautiful Kitchen Countertop Ideas

Contributed by Diandra Rowe Kitchen countertops are a significant part of any kitchen and should be the most attractive part of the kitchen. A kitchen countertop holds most of the appliances in the kitchen such as the utensils, electrical appliances (microwave, blender, and sandwich maker among others), jars, and so many more. Depending on the…

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Beautiful Interior Design Ideas for Your Living Room

  Contributed by Mary Anderson Second to the kitchen, the living room is the most important place in the home. As its name suggests, life happens in the living room. It’s where you host your guests, spend lazy evenings, and the first space seen when you enter your home. Therefore, it is apparent that you…

4 Tips and Advice from Realtors on Staging a Home

  Contributed by Skylar Ross Staging your home the right way can make or break a deal if the potential buyer is somewhat undecided before a walk-through. Most homeowners aren’t aware that there are a wide variety of tips and tricks you can use to make your home seem more appealing to a buyer.  Realtors…

Etch Design Group in Austin, Texas - custom home designed to be comfortable and polished to make a bold statement - living room with tv, fireplace, and wall art.

Design Your House Like An Interior Design Pro

  Are you looking to design your home in a way that feels like it could be featured in a magazine? We’ve got you! Today we are sharing our favorite tips to make your home look like it’s been designed by a pro. Before buying furniture, decorations, paint buckets you want to make sure to…

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5 Eco-Friendly Interior Design Tips For Your Home

  Making eco-friendly purchases and choosing sustainable products isn’t limited to your closet or kitchen cabinet. Home decor and interior design are also keeping up to speed with the sustainable movement and making great improvements to offer people better choices for their home. After all, if we pay attention to what we eat and how…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Decorating Your House

  Ready to switch things up and redecorate your house? Looking for tips on how to best do it? What about learning about what NOT to do? Let’s look at 5 common mistakes to avoid when decorating your house. Giving a fresh coat of paint can be really tempting especially if you just moved into…

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How Interior Designers Can Add Value to Your Renovation

Contributed by Alex Capozzolo Interior design is the art of enhancing the interior of a building into a more aesthetic environment. The art is aimed at making the space in your house look bigger. Thus, making the interior more aesthetically pleasing. Most people think that they may save some money by doing renovations independently without…

Etch Design Group in Austin, Texas - a remodel project in Barton Creek designing the house to sell. Details were added to create a sense of warmth and comfort including windows for plenty of natural light, decorative lighting fixtures, and modernize the home - The Great Room had windows added to enhance the natural lighting in this room.

Accent Furniture and How to Use it

Contributed by Beni Restea If you’re thinking about adding a bit of flair, color, and personality to your home, or maybe you’re starting from scratch, accent furniture can be your key ingredient. Besides comfort and functionality, our homes should match our style, express something about us and be uniquely ours. Accent furniture will add warmth,…

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7 Most Popular Trends for Paint Colors for Bedrooms

Contributed by Daria Roman   With the growth of interior design, there are many ideas about the bedroom’s paint colors. People nowadays tend to apply their favorite color to their bedroom walls and trends seem to be changing quite rapidly. That’s why selecting the paint colors is very difficult – there are just so many…

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5 Simple Changes to Do in Your Home for a Happy and Relaxing Life in 2021

  Contributed by Rocio Espinosa   It has been a year since the way we live changed globally. Through all these months, we have had to stay at home to prevent this pandemic from continuing to grow, entire families have had to adapt to working and studying from home. Faced with this unexpected change, many…

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How to Decorate Your Home: Tips for Tenants

  Contributed by McCaw Property Management   Decorating the home you live in can be difficult if you are renting. As a renter, you are in the unique position of being the occupant of a home but not in complete control of it. Even though you are paying rent to live in the apartment, condo,…

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Rugs for Your Home

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix   There are many guidelines to follow in the world of interior design. Sometimes it may feel like there are so many things to consider that it is impossible to get everything working together into one cohesive unit. Not only does your living space or office need to be functional, but…

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Furniture Trends in 2021

  Contributed by Beni Restea People have high hopes for the real estate market in 2021. Even though the housing market of 2020 has seen a lot of ups and downs, many are optimistic that this year the revitalization in the industry will open new opportunities for home buyers, sellers, investors, and real estate agents.…

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7 Ways Home Design Will Forever Be Changed by Covid-19

Contributed by Neal Boyd If there is one thing everyone agrees on about the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that it has forced us to make many important changes to our way of life. Most of these changes are not likely to go away any time soon; things are not likely to ever return to how they…

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5 Interior Design Staging Tips to Sell Your Home First

  When trying to sell your home it is vital that you stage your house to meet the needs of potential buyers. When touring a property, potential buyers will want to see all that your property has to offer. Several interior design staging tips like, stylizing your kitchen, removing clutter, and depersonalizing your home can…