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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 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…

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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…

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…

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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…

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…

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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.…

Etch Design Group in Austin, Texas - clean modern lines created the perfect foundation for this renovation - living room with bright colored couch.

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 quick tips to refresh your home when it doesn’t excite you anymore

  There is nothing really wrong with your house. It doesn’t look bad, it isn’t damaged, the painting is still fine. But it just feels a bit blaaah. After spending so much time indoors, you are ready for something fresh. Yet, you don’t want to start big renovations. We have exactly what you need. Try…

Etch Design Group in Austin, Texas - designing a condo downtown Austin for a bachelor - inviting, lively space with wallpaper, pops of color, warm wood tones, and neutral furnishings for a cohesive design - bright wall art over a gray couch.

How to find the best interior design for your home to share your unique style

We all have a singular style, we are made of a combination of elements that makes us truly unique. We like things a certain way and we have our own specific point of view. Some things make us feel good while others make us feel more on edge. There is no need to explain why…

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Tips to make any room look bigger than it actually is

You have a small space where you feel restricted in? You wish you could just make it bigger with a magic wand?  Here are our interior design hacks to make any room look bigger than it actually is. And it’s easier than you may think! Mirrors Adding a mirror to a room can really have…

Office Interior Design, Green Sofa, Etch Interior Design, Austin, Texas

Create the best home office to wow your clients

Whether you are a coach, a teacher, a therapist, an accountant… if you are planning on meeting with your clients at your home office you need to make sure it is created intentionally. The way you will design your office will have a big importance on how your clients will feel.  You need to make…

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Tips to make your bedroom feel more like a luxurious hotel room

How good would it feel to wake up in a luxurious-hotel-looking bedroom? You know that feeling when it seems like the world is spoiling you and everything is possible…  We love that sensation when going to a hotel, so why not replicate it in our own bedroom?  Here are our interior design tips to treat…

Interior Design, Color Wheel, Etch Interior Design, Austin, Texas

Psychological Effects of Color in Interior Design

  Artists and scientists have long known that colors affect people’s moods. They know that specific colors can influence the human mind and move it toward serenity, anxiety, aggression, lust, trust, creativity, hunger, anger, hostility, or even, healing. Interior designers have also found this quality of colors helpful and have deployed it to create whatever…

Interior Design, Gray Matters Living Area, Etch Interior Design, Austin, Texas

10 must-have items in your house to make colder days much more enjoyable

As colder days are continuing, making your house even more cozy and warm can really cheer you up. Here are 10 tips that can be easily implemented to make your house more enjoyable during the colder months. Ready? Let’s go!  Days are getting shorter by the minute and it’s getting harder and harder to wake…

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5 Affordable Ways to Redecorate Your Home in the New Year

5 AFFORDABLE WAYS TO REDECORATE YOUR HOME IN THE NEW YEAR A new year is a new opportunity to start fresh, explore your passions, and make changes. Some people want to go to the gym, others vow to get more out of life, while still others promise to start working on projects that they have…

Etch Design Group - remodeled home with paint contrasts, numerous patterns, and colorful elements.

Get your house ready for the winter months

GET YOUR HOUSE READY FOR THE WINTER MONTHS As the weather is starting to get cooler, getting cozy indoors is all we want to do. Here are our tips to make the best out of the season and decorate your house appropriately for maximum coziness.  As neighbors have started decorating their house for Christmas, we…

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Guest Room Ideas and Decor

Guest Room Ideas and Decor One of the greatest joys is welcoming your loved ones into your home. And, if you are someone who loves to host guests, creating the perfect space ensures a memorable stay. When designing your guest bedrooms, one of the key points to consider is who exactly your guests are. What…

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How to Decorate a Small Living Room

6 TIPS TO DECORATE A SMALL LIVING ROOM Thinking about the term ‘living room’, it can have multiple interpretations. This is a space where we  lounge, watch tv, read a book, play with kids, hang out with family and friends, or maybe even take a nap. The versatility of the room allows for very different…