Whether you have children who've moved out of the house, or are lucky enough to have a spare bedroom, many people like to keep a place in their home ready and set up for visitors. The guest room can be a great asset because you won't have to relegate visitors to the couch or otherwise inconvenience members of your family. It can be hard, however, to come up with cohesive design scheme for this kind of room since it will often contain mismatched furniture from other places. Because you … [Read more...] about Clean decor is best for the guest room
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For some, the holiday season means a lot of cooking for family and friends that you might not see every day. This time of year, you're likely to get a lot more use out of your dining room than during other parts of the year. As you're readying your table and gathering the necessary flatware, centerpieces and other items before your big meal, you might decide that the decor that you once loved in your dining room has become worn or dated-looking over time. While you don't have time … [Read more...] about Add some finery to your dining room for the holidays
If you're an avid home decorator, you know the importance of updating your space with modern window treatments as trends in fashion and interior design come and go. Current clothing trends are a great place to look for inspiration in terms of the curtains and drapes you decide to put into your home. This winter, you're likely to see more people wearing scarves as the temperatures drop. This kind of fashion trend looks great on men and women alike and has the wonderful practical … [Read more...] about Stay warm this winter with trendy drapery
It's no secret that many women love pink. This quintessentially female color is synonymous with everything from baby girls to Barbie dolls, and many adult women love it too. However, when decorating a first apartment or house, many ladies feel pressured to put away this childish tone in exchange for a more subdued hue. But it doesn't have to be that way. Home decoration is a true expression of your own personal style, and you should feel comfortable to use your favorite shades as you … [Read more...] about Am I too old for pink curtains?
Do you love the look of gorgeous grommet drapes so much that you wish they had a bigger presence in your home decor? Or possibly you're struggling to sort through the ugly world of plastic shower curtains and finding them rather uninspiring. Luckily, you have options beyond the bin of plastic partitions that you will find at a home design store. The good news is, if you choose drapery that hangs on rings the same way a shower curtain does, there's nothing wrong with using your favorite … [Read more...] about Yes, you can use drapes as a shower curtain
Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday where family comes together over a glorious meal to think about the positive things in life and simply give thanks. Whether you typically celebrate with just your immediate family or host a large party filled with family and friends, thinking about your decor is just as important as making sure that all of the necessary dishes make it to the table. If your dining room has a classic look during the rest of the year, you might encounter some trouble … [Read more...] about Make your dining room welcoming on Thanksgiving Day