18 Genius Wall Decor Ideas | HGTV’s Decorating & Design Blog

So, you recently moved into a new place, and you finally have your furniture arranged exactly how you want it. You placed your decorative accents and hung the few pieces of art you own. But every time you sit down to relax on the sofa, those big, blank walls taunt you with their unforgivable boringness. “I need decor! I need decor!” they cry. So, you flip on the TV and drown them out with an

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The 25 Best Interior Designers in Los AngelesBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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Los Angeles

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A Los Angeles home is more than just a home, especially for those involved in the entertainment business. From intimate dinner parties to blowout bashes, a gorgeous and glamorous residence serves as an all-important hub for both business and pleasure. With this in mind, it follows that the interior designers in this star-studded city are often as famous as their celebrity clients. These elite aficionados know how to

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Design Decor & Disha | An Indian Design & Decor Blog

In today’s post on our Indian Art form series, I’m gonna talk about the art of paper cutting or better known as Sanjhi. Like the name itself suggests Sanjhi or paper cutting art is an art of paper cutting. The paper is cut in a way that the paper holds together and yet it shows a beautiful intricate pattern on it. For the complete tutorial on Sanjhi, watch the video below.

Origin:
Sanjhi is

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18 Predictions for 2020 Exterior Home Design | Blog

We’ve come up with 18 predictions for 2020 exterior home design. That said, as 2020 is quickly approaching it’s important to be aware of what’s coming down the pipeline and how you can achieve the latest look.  Many clients are asking for updates and we want to be sure we make the best decisions for each home exterior. We’ve sent our best brick&batten designers on the hunt to discover what you should be focused on

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12 Best Interior Design Finds At IKEA

IKEA. The behemoth discount furniture retailer that we loathe… and love. It’s the one-stop shop for designing a space on a budget.

April 8, 2020

Best LED Desk Lamps Recommended by Interior Designers

At times, people experience eye strain and fatigue. Such issues can be avoided by ensuring that you have acquired a good desk lamp. The desk lamp should illuminate your working area well, and you will

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Blog | Mid Century Design & Decor Guide

The furniture and decor introduced in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s were clean, sophisticated, and inclusive. Despite the passage of time, mid century designs have remained a staple in interior architecture. In this guide, we’ll cover the fundamentals of how to realise a mid century modern décor and where to shop for the pieces you desire.

1. Interior Design Inspirations
To kick things off, remember that great interior design draws bits and pieces of influence

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The 15 Best Interior Designers in ChicagoBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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Chicago is a stylish city of stylish people. Here are 15 Chicago interior designers in  that are helping to define Mid-Western design today. Which is your fave?

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Interior design is a science that few can master. It demands great skill and style, while balancing needs that vary by client. It’s a unique industry that allows professionals to have personal tastes that can be adapted to the

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Design Dilemma: Arranging Furniture Around A Corner Fireplace – Schneiderman’s {the blog}

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Corner Fireplace – K. Hovanian Homes via Houzz

Finding just the right furniture placement that looks good, functions well, and fits perfectly can be tricky sometimes.  Especially if you’re dealing with a too-small (or too large) space, an awkward floor plan, or a design element that you’re not sure what to do with.

The corner fireplace can be one such element.  Even though some specifically choose to have them and love them, there are others

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A Minnesota Casual Family Room – Schneiderman’s {the blog}

Minnesota casual family room - a sneak peek of the side view
Minnesota Casual Family Room

As you may already know, we like to share a variety of design styles on this blog, and show you different ways to incorporate the looks into your home.

One of the most popular design styles we’ve shared to date is Minnesota Casual – a look that is approachable and comfortable, yet definitely isn’t lacking in style.

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Even though we already talked about how to get the look in this post,

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The Design Confidential – A Lifestyle Blog // DIY, Furniture Plans, Design, Travel, Entertaining, Family + Style Stories

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I Adore the Firefly Art Print by The Design Confidential via @thdesconf


At long last I am super excited to annouce Confidential Print Shop is open for business and printable art is first on the menu. I have actually had the shop set up for months, but I was feeling extremely anxious about hitting the publish button on this post. I’m not entirely sure why, but it most likely stems from a fear of failure. Truth be told, setting up

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Easy Accent Wall Ideas for Your Living Room – Wall Designs Blog: Murals, Graphics, Decals, Stickers

What you put on your living room wall can make or break the whole ambiance of the room and set the tone for the rest of your home’s decorations. If you find the right fit for your family’s needs and tastes, you’ll find that you might start spending more time at home than not. Knowing how to design a living room wall can be a highly productive skill for you to learn so that you

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The 15 Best Interior Designers of Oklahoma CityBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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Who is the best interior designer in Oklahoma City? Vote for your fave and suggest designers in the comments section of this post that we missed on this list of 15.

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The capital state of Oklahoma is home to diverse and fashionable neighborhoods, modern architecture, and historic districts. With the funky creative vibe of the Plaza District and Spanish revival architecture in the Paseo Arts District, Oklahoma City is brimming

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The 15 Best Interior Designers in Vancouver BCBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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Who are the best interior designers in Vancouver, BC? Here are 15 candidates. Vote for your favorite and tell us who we missed in the comments.

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Vancouver is that rare amalgam of natural, scenic beauty and thriving, urban city. There are few places in the world where you can find a skyline full of skyscrapers, and still breathe in fresh ocean air and the scent

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The Design Files | Australia’s most popular design blog.

Architecture

Japanese design principles underpin Highbury Grove by Ritz&Ghougassian, designed for the studio’s co-director.

Food

The queen of home cooking returns to warm our hearts with another seven day’s worth of meal ideas, and a shopping list for everything you’ll…

Studio Visit

The Melbourne-based multidisciplinary artist takes us through her Northcote studio.

Architecture

Let there be light! Austin Maynard Architects illuminates a dark Carlton terrace with a new renovation, including internal gardens!

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Westchester NY Decorator Laurel Bern’s inspiring interior design blog


The Best Builder Upgrades You May Not Have Considered

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The Best Upholstery Fabrics For Pets and Slobs

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High-Low Furnishings + Sources and Secrets Revealed

Hi  Everyone,
Well, it’s another marathon

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5 Favorite Living Rooms That You’ll Love Too – Schneiderman’s {the blog}

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We did a round-up in our last post of some top decorating posts from 2016, but today I’m posting some of my favorite rooms from the year.

Since we post about a lot of different topics and rooms throughout the year, narrowing it down was a bit of a dilemma.  So I made it a little easier and focused on favorite living rooms.

There are a lot of those too, of course, so I had

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Interior Design History: Decorating Styles Through the AgesBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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For as long as humanity has been a species, we’ve decorated.

From the ancient cave-paintings of our hunter-gatherer ancestors, to the fluted columns of early Western civilization, to modernist architecture into the 20th century, and now to 21st Century eclecticism, we’ve taken pride in our homes and in our communities by celebrating the wonders of aesthetics and practical design.

Are there any common threads in the history of interior design

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Singapore Interior Design Ideas: Beautiful living rooms – Vincent Interior Blog

In this post, I am going to show you some living room interior design ideas that are suitable for Singapore homes. I would like to thank PLUS Interior Design for their contribution to this article and the following photos. The following design ideas can be really helpful for those who are first time homeowner and those who have no idea what design or style they can create for their homes. Among pictures, there are

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Design tricks for small living rooms – EZ Living Furniture Blog Page

If your living room is small and you are looking for ideas to maximise your space, take inspiration from our clever design tricks to make the smallest of rooms feel perfectly proportioned and to unlock the potential of your compact living room.

The most important tip to help you get started is to find the most suitable pieces and begin to plan a furniture arrangement that will add to the overall look of your space.

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12 Tips for Home Exterior Design in 2019 | Blog

12 TIPS for Home Exterior Design in 2019

We have cultivated some projects and come up with 12 TIPS to help with your house exterior design.  A beautiful house exterior is just as important, if not more important, than a beautiful interior.  Maybe it’s time to show your house some love with simple changes that create a big impact!

Tip #1.

Front Load Garage Tips:

Do you have the dreaded front load garage? Your garage

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