Stories tagged: home decor
Sat., Jan. 11, 2020
Beloved for their old-fashioned charm, small mosaic tiles are resonating with homeowners who want floors that are uniquely patterned and boldly expressive.
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019
Every so often the furniture industry rolls out the red carpet and rolls in their new lines for a new season. The Las Vegas Market, dedicated to the home furnishings …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
From ruby to rich burgundy, red is a powerful accent color when used purposefully in a space. One key design tip to remember is that it isn’t taboo to mix …
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Not only can a good doormat keep your floors cleaner, it can be part of your allergy-fighting plan.
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., Dec. 15, 2018
It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but between hosting holiday festivities, shopping for presents and working full time, it can feel like the most stressful.
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
Consider mirrors as an affordable alternative to traditional artwork. Mirrors are typically lower priced wall decor.
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018
Digging into your home’s past can be fun, but it can also help you make aesthetic decisions and avoid costly mistakes.
Sat., June 2, 2018
In the past few years, consumers have embraced artificial flowers, unapologetically welcoming the silk, polyester or poly-blend version of succulents, orchid plants and hydrangea bouquets into their homes.
Sun., April 8, 2018
Terms such as “genuine leather” and “real wood,” which seem straightforward enough, can be industry code-words for composite materials.
Sat., March 31, 2018
“We’re potentially on the brink of a materials revolution that could help rebalance our relationship with our planet and reshape society for the better. Consumers are looking for brands and …
Sun., March 4, 2018
Color can both attract and repel. It can also serve as a creative way to add energy and interest into your home. Afraid to use color? Well, you are not …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018
In recent months, several decorating books have been published that examine the interiors of some of the world’s most enviable stylemakers. Many of the featured projects, particularly the more bohemian …
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018
Instead of being an afterthought, toss pillows can and should complete a color story, serve as an opportunity to bring in graphics and texture as well as serve as a …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
Many parents and designers are looking to inject nurseries with a quirkier style sense, creating spaces that encourage creativity and individuality.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
As the holiday entertaining season approaches, it’s worth re-examining the dining area.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
When decorating a room, we don’t tend to give much thought to the waste receptacle. But the decorative details can be important.
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017
Now in its 15th year, Farm Chicks brings vintage, antique, country, retro, shabby chic and more to the fairgrounds for a two-day show that draws thousands of shoppers.
Sat., April 8, 2017
Including recliners in home decorating projects used to be an interior designer’s nightmare, says Bonnie Lewis, founder of 55+ TLC Interior Design in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Sat., March 11, 2017
Basements can be cold and dark, and often get much less decorating attention than the rest of the house. But you can gain new, useful and stylish living space by …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016
Take a look through the fall decor catalogs or browse the aisles of furnishings stores and you’ll see a recurring theme: matte finishes.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
A week after a New York hedge fund signaled plans to pressure the struggling retailer for changes, Pier 1 Imports has adopted a “poison pill” plan designed to discourage a …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2012
Winter won’t be over for a couple more months, but already the sun is climbing a little higher in the sky, and feeling a little warmer. Early spring catalogs and …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2011
As you decorate and shop for gifts this holiday season, check out these options: Solar-powered rock star: The rock spotlight is an energy-efficient way to brighten up your nighttime garden. …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2011
Home furnishing catalogs and decor magazines tell us that purple is all the rage, and top designers have been filling clients’ homes with everything from purple wallpaper and furniture to …
Sun., Aug. 15, 2010
As we exit the era of the McMansion and begin to embrace the concept of the “big-enough” home, we need to rethink some of our interior-design ideas. Whether your home …