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Decorating a home can be hard, and picking the perfect accent pillow or paint color isn’t always intuitive. Our favorite interior designers, however, seem to have a secret book of tips and tricks that help them nail it every time. We’re uncovering those tips so that you can design your dream home on your own. Check them out below! 1. Amplify neutrals with texture About the designer: Ohara Davies-Gaetano is an interior designer who takes a natural and artful approach to …

We could all use more storage space in our homes. But who wants to clutter up their space with storage bins, extra cabinets or bulky storage furniture? Sometimes, the best storage space is the unexpected kind – secret storage areas, multi-functional furnishings and cleverly reclaimed space. 1. Stairway Stash If you think about it, stairways cover up a lot of space that could be reclaimed for – you guessed it – storage. Gain some serious storage space by building drawers …

Mismatched furniture doesn’t have to look like a room full of yard sale finds, even if it is (Shhh, we won’t tell!). Interior decorators, the budget conscious, and those with an eye for the eclectic all use these techniques to transform a room’s look from bored to adored.  The best part is, you’ll develop a knack for knowing what works along the way, coming up with your own spin on interior style. Pick a Theme, Any Theme Creating a theme …
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With a few designer tricks, even the tiniest of rooms can look warm, inviting and spacious. Color selection, increased natural light and creative furniture placement are just a few of the ways to transform the vibe of small spaces from cramped to capacious. 1. A Play on Paint Color Paint color has a major impact on the feel of the room. Some say all white feels the most spacious and that dark colors make the space feel more congested and …

Maybe you’re moving. Or maybe you just need  some new home decor ideas. Maybe you need a spark of inspiration to get you remodeling your whole interior. Whatever your reason, you should definitely check out these eight fantastic home decor blogs for tips, tricks, ideas, designs, how-tos, and more. Seriously, so much great stuff to check out. Pencil Shavings Studio is the creation of mother and stationary and product designer Rachel Shingleton.   The color and design blog, launched in 2008, …