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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…

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…

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…

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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Reinventing Contemporary Interior Design

Contributed by Beni Restea More so than ever, interior design is an integral part of a homeowner’s everyday life. In a world that changes faster and faster, having a space that you can make your own can make you feel safe and at home. Something as seemingly insignificant as a lamp or a painting can…

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Interior Design tips to make Christmas sustainable this year

The magic of Christmas is incomparable. The tree, the decorations, the lighting, the smell… It all works together to create a cozy environment. It brings us together and reminds us of many sweet childhood memories. When everything seems to be off this year, we can count on Christmas to bring peace and joy inside our…

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11 Luxurious Golden Paint Colors Designers Love

VERANDA Gold tones are often misconstrued as too gaudy or only meant for drawer pulls, but as we look toward rooms that offer a sense of comfort, gold can add depth and personality to a space while managing to act as a neutral paint color. Gold paint doesn’t necessarily mean shiny and over-the-top; golden hues can…

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Trending Modern Interior Design Tips for Your Home

Trending Modern Interior Design Tips for Your Home Interior design trends are always evolving and changing, so it’s important to stay somewhat up-to-date on them if you want to maintain a chic interior space. Going too long without checking on what’s hot and what’s not could leave you with an embarrassingly out-of-touch design aesthetic if…

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5 Tips for a Cost-Effective Building or Remodeling Project

BUDGET TIPS There are countless items to consider when constructing a new residence or updating your existing home. But top of mind for many is – budget! While trying to make your home perfect on a tight budget can seem daunting, there are many fun ways to design your home in an affordable manner. Whether…

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What Type of Flooring is Best for Resale Value?

Contributed by Daria Roman   What makes selling a house difficult is not putting it on the market and waiting for bidders. It’s selling it for the highest price possible. You need to consider many things if you want to achieve that, from hiring a real estate agent to knowing how to increase your home’s…

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Modern Bohemian Décor Ideas

Decorist Modern Bohemian is more than just an interior style – it tells a story of the inhabitants through its complexity. The word ‘bohemian’ refers to a socially unconventional person, especially one who is involved in the arts. Therefore, to be called a bohemian means one who lives an eccentric lifestyle, often with few permanent…

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5 Designer-Approved Lighting Ideas for a Perfect Fall Patio

Mini outdoor accent light by Kichler Contributed by Alice Whitfield A beautifully designed patio has a sense of magic. It draws you in and makes you want to linger as nature works its charms. It’s a backdrop for family memories – think s’mores nights and starlit movies – and, especially now, a much-needed escape. While…

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6 Creative Succulent Décor Projects

  Contributed by Alex Capozzolo Co-Owner, Brotherly Love Real Estate Succulents, the thick, fleshy, deserted plant; you’ll see them growing anywhere in any environment. Better use them as your interior decoration and get a real feel for the greenery without worrying about additional maintenance or work. That’s what we have on our minds today! Because…

15 Tips to Revamp Your Room From Dull to Dazzling

Contributed by Julia Weaver Originally Posted on Redfin Your bedroom is one of the most important rooms in your house and the one you spend most of your time in. Even though few guests will step foot inside, it’s important to give your space a refresh to fit your style and become your personal getaway.…

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How Green Building Meets Luxury Design

  Contributed by Matt Lee Owner, Innovative Building Materials Designing a luxury building on its own can be a significant challenge for certain architects, but designing a luxury building that is aesthetically pleasing as possible while remaining eco-friendly is another beast. Luckily, there have been quite a few innovations in the field of luxury green…

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Lighting Trends You Should Know

Author Bio: Lisa Wetherell runs the blog Lighting House – where she writes about her knowledge gained from 10 years of industry experience in the lighting and interior design field. To learn more about how lighting can improve your space, you can follow her blog. Those who love lighting will probably be interested in the…

Everything You Need to Know About Quartz Countertops

Author: Mandy Lee of Innovative Building Materials Over the past several years, quartz has become a sought-after material when it comes to countertops. Quartz comes in a variety of colors and patterns and is considered to be a quality alternative to a natural stone material. When starting a home improvement project involving countertops, it is important…

Everything You Need to Know About Reclaimed Wood

Author: Mandy Lee of Innovative Building Materials Reclaimed wood is the latest trend in home design that is showing no signs of slowing down. The wood type can provide a rustic look for any room and give you a variety of uses, not to mention that the option is eco-friendly. Overall, reclaimed wood is a…

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Gray Matters

Don’t let your paint color battle get the best of you!  Gray is the season’s hottest trend, but with so many paints and shades to choose from–How the heck do you decide?!? Let us take the guess work out for you, and show you the best of the best! We’ll introduce you to our favorite…

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What is Etch Design Group’s style?

Often, prospective clients ask what our style is.  By looking at our portfolio, you will find Modern Farmhouse, Transitional, Modern, and a hint of Traditional.  Our personal aesthetic is a mix. But for our clients – our style is your style. Etch is dedicated to crafting custom interior designs that are tailored to each individual…

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To Picket or Not to Picket?

This showstopper of a bathroom is our all-time top viewed photo on Houzz, and we have a hunch as to why….. Pickets are quickly becoming the newest and trendiest tile shape, and we’re calling it now….you’re about to see much much more of this clever little tile!  An updated take on the subway tile, pickets…

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Design Trends – Hill Country Austin

Austin has come a long way from the Old World traditional and rustic look of 2005 and has moved into a much more modern aesthetic in the city’s design portfolio. You will hear terms such as “Hill Country Modern”, “Modern Contemporary”, and “Modern Transitional” when consulting with your building professionals about the style you are…