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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…

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…

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 décor 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…

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…

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…

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…

Must-Haves for Your Dream Home

  You’ve dreamed of it, you’ve pictured it, and now it’s time! You get to design your dream home. But where do you start? Creating your perfect space is a personal journey, it can feel very freeing designing a home that is perfectly attuned to you. However, one person’s dream may be another person’s nightmare!…

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 colorful and edgy design for a new construction client with pops of bright color and a mix of patterned accents - living room and kitchen view with wood flooring and lots of natural light.

Interior Design Tips To Make Your Home Look More Luxurious

    Are you tired of your interior design and looking to make improvements in your house? These interior design tips will make your home look more luxurious without having to spend too much money and energy on it! Hang your curtains high up, close to the ceiling, and let them hang so they kiss…

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…

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…

Living Room Interior Design, Fireplace with Built In Cabinets, Etch Interior Design, Austin, Texas

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…

Etch Design Group in Austin, Texas - clean modern lines created the perfect foundation for this renovation - outdoor living space.

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…

Kitchen with large island and 4 counter stools

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…

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,…

Etch Design Group in Austin, Texas - clean modern lines created the perfect foundation for this renovation - bedroom.

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…

Home Interior Design, Open Floor Plan with Dining Area, Etch Interior Design, Austin, Texas

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,…