Blue and beautiful.
Contemporary rooms have a habit of sometimes coming off as cold. Let's turn up the thermostat by focusing on colors and textures that give the space depth, while leveraging minimalist lighting with translucent fixtures.
Before you start buying items and painting walls, you'll want to have a clear vision of what you want your bedroom to look and feel like. Begin by taking a critical look at your space, then write a wish list, collect photos and brainstorm with anyone you share the space with.
You're ready to buy. Whether it's your first or your fifth time, buying your own home can be a challenge, especially in terms of space, layout and finding that perfect fit. This prompts many people to factor the option of renovating into their decision-making when searching for homes.
I definitely took advantage of this 3 day holiday weekend. I spent most of it decorating our new apartment. I live in Downtown St. Petersburg, with that being said I knew I wanted to go with a chic modern look with a splash of color.
A little decor won't hurt your security deposit, as long as you play your cards right. Rentals have their virtues: The maintenance isn't your problem, and you can move out without having to find a buyer. Yet a temporary living space can often feel a bit... soulless.
If you've ever tossed and turned from a night under scratchy sheets, you know how important the right material can be. Ultimately, your decision comes down to personal preference, but here's a rundown of some of the more common materials you'll spy while shopping for sheets.
Looking for organization inspiration? These over-the-top closets and dressing rooms from the AD archives will inspire a wardrobe revise (or a major shopping spree).
When remodeling, people often spend time trying to save money on materials so they can add unique features that make their home feel special. And why not? Building is a big deal, and you should reward yourself.
The first step in any design (including online interior design) process is to define the style you want to achieve. Create a Pinterest or Houzz board of rooms or looks you love, and make quick notes about what you like.
When our Décor Aid designer team was tasked with creating an office space in a Hamptons vacation retreat, they wanted to make sure it still felt like a get-away from the stresses of daily life, while also incorporating all those essential office necessities.
Interior designers use furnishings and accessories to construct the look and feel of the internal spaces of your home, but they only work well when they coordinate their design with the architect's exterior scheme.
A nook can be the perfect place for a work space.
Custom furnishings are perfect (obviously) but pricey and unless you're a buzz saw pro, they don't exactly fit into the DIY category. Fortunately, Homepolish designers are clever, innovative and really good at using power tools.
By Colleen Egan for Architectural Digest. ...
Lighting is an important piece of the interior design puzzle. Lighting design plays a very big role in how you experience a space.