Stories tagged: decor
Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
A north Spokane family has taken on do-it-yourself projects one at a time, working together toward what they visualize as a dream home. Even the kids help out a bit.
Sat., June 22, 2019
Today, room dividers aren’t just a staple from old movies. Both vintage and brand new decorative versions seem to be everywhere – on the pages of interior design magazines, on …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
From artwork to accessories, look for fine details to help make individual spaces stand out.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019
The home remodeling and design platform Houzz recently released its annual forecast, derived from conversations with industry experts as well as trends spotted among its 40 million monthly users. It …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, decorating mishaps send nearly 15,000 people to the emergency room each year.
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
Consider mirrors as an affordable alternative to traditional artwork. Mirrors are typically lower priced wall decor.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
Just as there are many shades of white, there are also many different types of white dinnerware, so we asked tastemakers for their advice and recommendations.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018
Typically not considered to be an impulse purchase, most seek to make a sofa purchase perhaps only once or twice.
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018
Just like hotels, not all Airbnbs are created equal. There are the gorgeous, Instagram-friendly abodes meant to make visitors feel like they’re in the lap of luxury, and the more …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018
The color gray is often considered to be drab and gloomy, but the reality is, gray is one of the most versatile colors in home decor.
Sun., April 29, 2018
Innovations in design, materials and manufacturing have had a big impact on home decor – outdoors as well as in.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
Halloween and fall decor comes out with bats, witches, spider webs and jack-o’-lanterns appearing on porches and lawns. But the past few years I’ve noticed a rather alarming trend – …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
I knew that the best way to lighten up the rooms and make the whole house look bigger was to paint the floors white. Our contractor expressed nervous doubt. He, …
Sat., July 29, 2017
Creative new shapes and technology mean that home lighting fixtures often do far more than provide illumination. They can be exciting and sculptural works of art.
Sat., June 17, 2017
Summer for many of us means reconnecting with water – lakeside hikes, paddles in the sea, luxuriant floats in some relaxing pool. And that connection isn’t confined just to the …
Sat., May 13, 2017
From kitchen herb gardens to miniature indoor trees, interior designers are increasingly bringing plants into their home design projects.
Sun., March 26, 2017
“Everything is so casual these days, it’s nice to be a bit more formal in a room where you entertain or gather your family,” said designer Erica Burns. “The room …
Sun., March 5, 2017
Rose Quartz is a soft light pink that, according to Pantone, fulfills “our yearning for reassurance and security.” If you ask me, it’s just the sort of calming color our …
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017
In “Hotel Chic at Home” (The Monacelli Press), author Sara Bliss tries to capture the transformative power of travel, and that moment in a stylish hotel when you say to …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016
The days after the holiday guests have gone home and the decorations have been put away can be clarifying. Suddenly, rooms that have been crowded with people and gifts have …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016
It’s a bold move in interiors but one that, if executed with care, sets an unexpected tone of moody elegance.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
When you visit a museum exhibit, you might be so taken by an item – a striking textile, say, or a cool artwork – that you’d love to actually own …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
When choosing the right dining table and chairs, there are no rigid rules. Think about mixing and matching pieces instead of plunking down money for a perfectly matched set, experts …
Sat., July 30, 2016
A stool is one of the most versatile pieces of furniture you can get. It slides neatly under or up to a counter, takes up little real estate and can …
Sat., June 4, 2016
Chris Ahalt’s menagerie of blue whales, pink hippos and gold giraffes looks like a flotilla in a really fun dream. Their balloon-animal bodies are gathered at the point of attachment …
Sat., May 14, 2016
If there’s one decor trend that hits summer’s sweet spot, it’s tropical style.
Sun., June 7, 2015
F loral motifs pop up every spring in home-furnishing collections, and after a long winter they’re always a welcome sight. But this year, there seem to be more of them …