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Styling Tips – the importance of finishing touches

Styling is one of the most important things to consider when renovating or completing a design project. It’s often one of the most fun parts too! Where your creativity really gets to come out. Want to make your house feel truly like a home? It’s the finishing details that do just that. Whether it’s your…

Interior Designers Hacks To Support Your Morning Routine

Mornings can be the most disliked time of day for many! Maybe you are partial to hitting the snooze button a few too many times and you end up racing around trying to get your day started or maybe you just aren’t a morning person in general and you’d like to change that. It’s all…

Tranquil Grey Bedroom Ideas

  When it comes to design, grey is without a doubt the go-to neutral to choose for your bedroom. Grey, in all its shades, has been dominating the home decor scene in recent years with grey winning Pantone of the year last year. From softer, more delicate greys, to dramatic dark greys, or warmer red…

Color palettes for a Stylish Bedroom

  We love the soft neutrals and calming colors often found in traditional bedroom designs, after all this is the room in the house where comfort comes first! It is also a room in which you can really let your personality shine! Bedrooms are often the most personal room in the house, they are our…

Preparing for a kitchen remodel

    Once your contractor has given you a “start” or “demo” date, it is important that you prepare yourself and your family for construction. Having your kitchen remodeled is exciting! However, it does not simply mean securing the new appliances, counters, cabinets, flooring, and other construction supplies for the new kitchen. A kitchen remodel…

Interior Designers Hacks to Support Your Morning Routine

  Mornings can be the most disliked time of day for many! Maybe you are partial to hitting the snooze button a few too many times and you end up racing around trying to get your day started or maybe you just aren’t a morning person in general and you’d like to change that. It’s…

How to Maintain a Stylish and Chic Home with Kids

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix   Many people would say that you can’t have kids and a beautiful home simultaneously. Daily wear and tear, stains, and scratches become the reality of almost every home with kids. That’s why many parents fear getting nice things for their homes. However, that doesn’t need to be entirely true. It’s…

Easy Home Renovation Tips and Ideas for Empty Nesters

Contributed by Cassandra Rosa   The term “empty nester” refers to a parent or parents who have children that have recently left home. Most children move out when they attend college, get married, or simply decide to head out into the world on their own. This newfound freedom can be exciting for parents, but it…

Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Your Kitchen

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix   For any home, a new kitchen is a significant but worthwhile investment. It will always add value to your house in terms of appearance and utility. However, when it comes to renovating or designing a brand new kitchen, it’s frequently the most basic things that we overlook, such as where…

Want a Boho Home? Here’s what to do!

  So you’re ready to switch up the look and feel of your home? And you’ve chosen a boho style. Maybe you’ve been scrolling on Pinterest, or you’ve been inspired by other designs and you want to commit to creating a true boho home. Not sure where to start? Let us help! So what exactly…

How to create a country feel in a small city apartment

  Feeling a little cooped up in your city apartment? Maybe you dream of long weekends in the countryside, or you just want to add some country charm to your home – well this is for you! Urban living is a different way of life than the slow, often peaceful, rural way of living. But…

Sustainable Ways to Remodel a Bathroom

Contributed by Beni Restea Like any other part of the house, your bathroom can better suit your lifestyle, but it can also respect your sustainability principles. We all know that water usage is exceptionally high in our bathrooms. The faucets and drains are used to conduct water for our use and perform the essential functions…

How to Relax and Work in your own home

Contributed by Ted James Owner, TED KNOWS MONEY As more people start to work remotely, it’s becoming increasingly common for homes to serve many purposes. Statistics show that over a third of U.S. households reported working home more frequently in 2021. Working from home can have significant benefits, but it can also present some challenges. Thankfully, there…

Spring Clean your Interior Design – 5 ways to Freshen up your Home

  As the days begin to lengthen and winter transitions into spring, the optimism and hope of the new season is hard to ignore. And while spring cleaning tends to get the most attention, it’s also a great time to revamp our home dĂ©cor a little too. Nothing feels better than dusting off the cobwebs…

How to Decorate your Rental Property on a Budget

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix Living in a rental doesn’t mean that you have to feel like you live in someone else’s home. Instead, you should feel as welcome and cozy as possible. And while there is the debate about whether or not you should be investing in someone else’s property, you don’t need a lot…

Design trends that stand the test of time

  Needing some inspiration for your interior design? There’s no better way to find it than by researching the trends that show up time and time again! Seasons change, tastes evolve, but certain design themes seem to return again and again, or never go away. Designs that have stood the test of time are the…

Interior Design Trends Borrowed From Around The World

Decorating our homes is a very personal, unique outlet for creative expression and there isn’t one universal style to follow. Instead, there is a wide array of interior design styles spanning across continents like Africa, Europe, Asia, and America. As global citizens, we have a unique opportunity to learn about what other cultures eat, what…

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6 Steps To Make Your House Look Like You Just Hired An Interior Designer

  Many homeowners are very much ready to take on the challenge to put together a fabulous and coordinated design themselves, having full control of the design and decorative process. Part of the fun of interior design is the creative process itself. Choosing colors, fabrics, furniture, choosing what goes where, etc. It can be a…

The Most Popular Interior Design Color Palettes in 2022

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix A new year is the best opportunity to give your home a well-deserved refresh. It is, however, dependent on how far you are ready to go with your renovation. If you want to follow the trends, you should know the most popular interior design color palettes in 2022. New color trends…

Refresh your home with these 10 simple hacks

Often times our home design choices can eventually begin to no longer align with us and our family’s needs, it can feel daunting considering re-designing your entire home. Luckily, a lot can be changed with a simple home ‘refresh’. With some simple swaps and touch-ups, you can confidently elevate your home with little effort and…

5 different interior design styles to get inspired by

While the interior design profession and industry have existed for just over 100 years, its process has existed for as long as humans have been creating homes and decorating them, which is essentially since the dawn of time. It can be exciting when you decide to redesign and decorate your home. It can also be…

Interior design hacks to reduce anxiety and improve wellbeing at home

Our homes are our safe havens, the place we go to rest, recuperate, and relax at the end of the day. Homes can have a fundamental effect on not just our mental health, but our physical health too. Everything from the color of a wall, or the art we display, to the amount of clutter…

6 Dated Home Decor Trends That Are Making a Comeback

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix Fashion design and design, in general, are actually not as innovative as one would think. Trends that we sometimes believe are new often prove to be just a revival of something that was “in” in the past. Speaking of old home decor trends making a comeback, we’ve recently noticed that six…

The Do’s and Don’ts of home renovation

  Renovating a home can be quite a task! While it’s often on many home buyers’ lists of must-dos,  there’s a lot to bear in mind before making the commitment. Change requires thought and planning, it’s not something to rush into. Whether you’re looking to update your home, start from scratch, or create a house…

Home decor tips for a Modern Living Room

  From entertaining friends to cozy movie nights and work from home days, you undoubtedly spend a lot of time in your living room. It is easily the most important room in your home! Especially when it concerns design. A living room is often the first room we decorate and the one we switch up…

2022 interior design trends

  As we welcome a brand new year, we think, not only, about our own internal changes but also those changes outside of us too. Our homes are an extension of who we are, and with this new year comes change! Much needed change. 2022 brings interior design trends that are all about reclaiming spaces…

How to prepare your home for the festive season and the perfect Holiday table setting ideas!

The holiday season is here, and while it appears to be a time of slowing down and resting, it can often be the busiest time of year for our social calendars. It’s the season of hosting! Whether that be dinner parties, Thanksgiving celebrations, or the traditional Christmas lunch, you can bet that people want to…

A Guide to Elegant Holiday Home Decor

Contributed by Dakota Hendrix   It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! This means – it’s time for new home decor. It’s time to prepare your home for colder days and the most beloved holiday. However, because 2021 has not been a typical year, it may require some decor upgrades. Instead of the usual brightly colored…

Interior Design Tips to Re-Design your Master Bedroom

A master bedroom should be your private, personal getaway. Your home within your home. A serene sanctuary that expresses who you are.If you’re looking to transform your space, here are our top tips for creating change that will last. Focus on Subtle Colors  Opt for serene shades, that help to create a soothing and tranquil energy…

Accessories to Make Your Home Ready for Fall

  Fall is a season of transition, as we move away from the brighter and vibrant summer months we turn our attention inwards towards creating a cozy and warm haven in our homes. With the weather changing your home can come a subtle reflection of that. It’s a rich season of deep earthy color, delicious…