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From Garage to a Whole Family Room in 5 Easy Steps

by | Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Ran Keller is an experienced handyman who’s been working for Elite Garage Door Of Tacoma for 10 years. When he’s not fixing garage doors, he likes to share his repairment ideas and knowledge with others. Wise families always try to adapt their living space to their current needs. Often, it’s possible to re-purpose different rooms in a house to improve their functionality. For instance, if you’re planning to have more children or planning to have more guests, think about turning some of the...


How to Set the Perfect Mood with your Lighting

by | Saturday, September 7, 2019

Emmy Noel is a writer and an editor. She is from Bergen County in New Jersey and she graduated from Montclair State University in 2014 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She enjoys writing about architecture, home decor, home remodeling and do-it-yourself projects. She has a passion for environmental preservation and animal rights. In her spare time, she likes to read fiction and relax with her two dogs, Lucy and Ricky. When it comes to choosing the right lighting for your...


Trending Now! Ombre Decor and Mirrored Surfaces

by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Fresh on the design scene, these two trends are here to stay! Mirrored surfaces are a key design aspect when creating a space that is visually stunning. If you’re wanting to create an illusion of spaciousness, mirrored decor is your friend. A quick way to make a big change in a room, this trend can evoke instant elegance and drama. For a small room, mirrored pieces give the illusion of a bigger space. And for a larger room, they turn the room into a breath-taking sight. If you use mirrored...


Trending Now: Rattan & Wicker

by | Saturday, July 20, 2019

The summer season means the weather is heating up and it’s time to get outside and into outdoor entertaining! From barbecues to parties for friends and family, the season calls for us to embrace our patio spaces and al fresco dining. When it comes to creating an outdoor space, rattan and wicker are your new best friends. The durability combined with stunning texture allows you to create an outdoor oasis without sacrificing functionality or style. Regardless of your home’s style, there’s a way...


Outdoor Oasis: How to Style your Patio Space

by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

With summer in full swing, it can only mean one thing: it’s officially patio season! Summer nights and barbecues are taking over our agendas and we’re fully embracing the season by moving all of our entertaining from inside our homes to the great outdoors. Whether your patio is your favorite oasis or you’re looking to create your dream screened-in porch, there are plenty of weather-proof pieces to implement into your space that will last all season long. Shown Here: Magnolia Home Rugs by...


Let's Get Away! Vacation Homes

by | Saturday, July 6, 2019

Did someone say a vacation? There truly is nothing like a summer home to provide the dream escape from reality and ultimate decor inspiration. Whether you own a vacation home or not, there’s no harm in dreaming up your ideal decor by grabbing inspiration from some of the best in the business. From a dream home in the Hamptons to a city escape downtown, create your ideal space by stealing tips and tricks from these coveted favorites. Source: CountryLiving |...


Trending Now: Organic Materials Meet Jewel Tones

by | Saturday, June 22, 2019

We love embracing an unexpected combination for the ultimate effect, and this trend alert does just that! Jewel tone colors evoke a regal feel and all-things indulgence, but when you combine these heavy color tones with the light and airy feel of natural materials, the result is a room that truly stands apart. So choose a few colors from this jewel-toned palette that speak to you and pair them with natural elements for the ultimate duo. Shown Here Jaipur Rugs Jewel tones have always charmed...


Trend Alert: Brass Accessories & French Decor

by | Friday, May 24, 2019

When it comes to home decor trends, we’re always looking to embody la dolce vita! The combination of French chic decor with brass accents results in a look that’s both timeless and tasteful. French country style embraces all things rustic and antique while still accenting with bold and ornate details. Where better to find these fun and bold accents than with a bold and brass piece! Shown Here Aidan Gray Seating To truly embody that French-chic style, start with basic pieces that encompass the...


New Brand! Lili Alessandra Luxury Bedding and Pillows

by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Lili Alessandra stands out in the home furnishing field for its uniquely designed decorative pillows that inspire both luxury and undeniable comfort. Luxury designer Lili Alessandra was left without a job after the corporation she worked for was bought out. She took an unprecedented six months off of working to travel Europe, and it was there she found the inspiration to pursue her designing dreams. Lili Alessandra founded Lili & Co in the fall of 2008. This turning point in her life jump...


How to Amplify Natural Light in Your Home

by | Saturday, May 11, 2019

Holly Welles is a home improvement writer and the editor behind her own blog, The Estate Update. She believes that anyone can create a beautiful space, no matter their living situation. Subscribe for weekly tips! And follow her on twitter @HollyAWelles If you're living in a shady home, you're missing out on all the benefits of the sun's rays. Not only does natural light provide necessary nutrients for your health, including vitamin D, it can also elevate the aesthetic of any space no matter...