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Home Interior Design Tips on Decorating your Space with Wall Art


How to Decorate your Space with Wall Pictures

Home Decor Accessories - How to Create a New Look in a Room


Apart from complimenting your newly painted walls with soft furnishings and effective flooring, home decor accessories in a room are just as equally important. Accessories ranging from flowers in a contemporary vase to art pictures hanging on your walls, all add the finishing touches to any room. Above all, accessories add personality to a room, they inject your own personal touch making your home unique to you and comfortable and inviting for you and your family.

Home Decorating Tips - How to Change a Rooms Dimension using Wall Pictures


The Basic Role of Pictures

Decorate Like You See in Magazines & Books?


Have you ever wondered why interior designers place slippers on the ottoman in magazine photos? They do it to make the staged setting look as if it?s a lived-in room. Pictures and illustrations in decorating books, magazines, and other advertisements are designed to sell a product or an idea.

Your Heritage and Personal Decorating Style


Ethnic traditions, customs, and attitudes carry forward our family values. Paying tribute to family heritage and tradition also gives our children a strong sense of family ties. Our roots make us what we are, and showing respect for ancestral traditions gives the interior of your home a special individuality.

Decorate Your Home for Joy Using Design Psychology


What Is Design Psychology?

How to Decorate Spaces for People


When it comes to decorating your home, forget about the empty, lifeless rooms you see in interior design magazines and books. Instead, you should concentrate on designing all of the rooms in your home as backdrops for the people who will be living in those spaces. Here are a few simple techniques for designing dynamic spaces:

Dont Hire Someone to Steal Your Joy: Decorate Your Home Yourself!


In researching what makes people happy, I discovered that "Planning" makes us happy. Therefore, why should a homemaker turn over planning to an interior designer who creates homes to make money and impress others? Furthermore, most designers ignore the important outcome of creating a home, which is to support the emotional well-being of the residents.

Decorate Yourself Happy: How to Decorate For Everyday Pleasure/Joy


Because psychologists relate true happiness to joyous occurrences happening frequently, decorating your home to promote everyday pleasure makes sense. If you're planning a home makeover, provide for the cumulative total of all the little pleasure moments.

Decorating with Brains


Did I get your attention? Sorry, I just couldn?t resist! When I was a little girl, we called them ?brains?. We would gather them into huge piles and either throw them into the woods or throw them at each other.

7 Tips for Decorating Your Childs Room


If you're not sure where to start or how best to tackle updating your child's bedroom, you're not alone. In a lot of families, the baby nursery takes a lot of planning and decorating time but there's often less thought and energy put into decorating the same child's room as they grow older.

Safely Decorating Your Kids Bedroom


? Wall Decorations:

Decorating on a Budget - 15 Easy Steps


Many years ago I was told that the least expensive way to redecorate is to rearrange what you have. It was one of the best decorating suggestions I?ve ever had-not to mention the one that can be the most fun to implement. How can you beat it? A new room-practically free! You get such a feeling of satisfaction when you accomplish something spectacular using your imagination and what you already have.

Home Decorating: Planning Lightning


When you are choosing a bathroom light fixtures or lightning for any room in your home, the first thing to take into account is how that room will be used and, thus, the type of lightning you will need. Light is very important in a room, because it affects colors and makes them seem lighter or darker.

Kitchen Decorating Is Easy To Do


Kitchen decor themes can turn a dull kitchen into a beautiful living space. Being the central gathering place for family and friends, the right theme can make any occasion a memorable event.

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Maximizing Your Home Design  Mansion Global

Decorating tips and inspiration from top global experts.


Carol Saylor  Daily Journal Online

FARMINGTON -- Carol Alice Saylor, 86, of Columbia, Illinois, formerly of Farmington passed away April 18, 2019. She was born May 12, 1932, in St. Louis.


If this is the color of your bedroom, you could be ruining your sleep  Ladders

"These receptors feed information into an area deep in our brain that controls 24-hour rhythms, and affects how we perform and feel during the day."


Jackalope shop opens in Downtown Woodland Park  Colorado Springs Gazette

The most recent entry in the center of Downtown Woodland Park is out-of-the-box retail. “We're a little edgy,” said Stephanie Scoville who with Lyndsey Hart ...


6 Apartment Interior Design Tips for Students  The Free Press of the University of Southern Maine

Styling an apartment while you're still in school is no easy feat. These six interior design tips will help college students decorate their apartments.


Condo Life: Interior design tips can enhance high-rise living  Chron.com

Whether you're new to a luxury condo setting or thinking of redesigning the approach you have for the interior design, considering all your options is a best plan ...


3 Stocks to Check Out If You Like the Pinterest IPO  Motley Fool

Thursday's debut of Pinterest (NYSE:PINS) was a success by any measure. The social-discovery darling soared 28% in its first day of trading, and there's no ...


Meghan Markle Is Getting Interior Design Advice From Victoria Beckham  Observer

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are getting interior design tips for their new home, Frogmore Cottage, from Victoria Beckham.


Rickie Tesoro  Uinta County Herald

Our wife, mother and grandmother, Rickie Tesoro, passed away peacefully in her home on Holy Saturday, April 20, at age 74. She fought an extended battle ...


Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport’s expansion moves to Phase Two  ithaca.com

As the year progresses, the late-November deadline for the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport's upgrade to an international airport approaches, as work steadily ...


More than Decor  Design & Living Magazine

Photo by Hillary Ehlen This year North Dakota Interior Designers (NDID) celebrate their 15th anniversary. Over these years, what began as a group of about 15 ...


Marijuana Code Words From the 'Olden Days'  Redheaded Blackbelt

When phones in rural areas were almost non-existent, growers had to use CB's–Citizen Band radios—to communicate and, of course, this meant that anyone ...


7 Decorating Tips Straight From Interior Designers  POPSUGAR

Whether you live in a postage stamp-size apartment in San Francisco or New York City, a sprawling ranch home in the southwest, or a modest Midwestern ...


We Asked Interior Designers What Colors They're Decorating With This Spring  Refinery29

We get it: You probably don't have the cash or the inclination to make over your apartment with every passing season. (If somehow you do, please teach us your ...


Jessica Schuster Design is hiring a Senior Interior Designer/Interior Architect in New York, NY, US  Archinect

Jessica Schuster Interior Design is seeking a skilled senior interior designer/interior architect with a passion for interior design and a minimum of 5 years of ...


Joanna Gaines reveals the biggest mistake people make when decorating  Daily Mail

The 40-year-old design guru, from Kansas, best known for starring on home renovations show Fixer Upper, revealed some of her top tips for decorating a home ...


A Design Expert Solves Small-Space Renters' Dilemmas  Refinery29

Joanna Thornhill, a freelance interior stylist, writer, and former serial-renter, gives her expert advice on all of our small-space design woes.


Go with the grain: 10 tips for decorating your home with wood  The Gazette

When it comes to creating character, some may argue there is no substitute for wood. Real wood is unique, no two pieces identical. For many reasons, wood is ...


The worst interior design fails from creepy toilet statues to floral wallpapered bathrooms  The Sun

The worst home interior designs have been revealed with some of the most horrifying bathrooms and bedrooms. Creepy painting, rude lampshades and furry ...


How a Designer Made a Pendant Light Out of BIC Pens - How to Upcycle  HouseBeautiful.com

Peek inside an NYC designer's home to see how he upcycled an everyday object into a stunning pendant light.


Design Recipes: 10 tips for decorating with wood  The Detroit News

Love the look of wood but need some ideas? Here are some top tips.


Georgian College students to display art and design work in Barrie  Simcoe.com

More than 100 top students in Georgian College's design and visual arts programs will showcase their work April 26 to May 17.


Martha Stewart’s Right-Hand Man  The New York Times

If you want to understand why Kevin Sharkey is Martha Stewart's most trusted employee and best friend, consider how he treats his less famous companions: ...


Edina, Minnesota: Your Next Unique Home Furnishings Destination  Design & Living Magazine

Photos and copy provided by Explore Edina. From home furnishing favorites like Crate & Barrel and West Elm to local design studio favorites like At Home and ...


New full-service restaurant proposed for Savannahs Forsyth Park fort  Savannah Morning News

Silence may soon be replaced by the sounds of silverware and socializing as a local restaurateur looks to bring life back to the vacated cafe space at the publicly ...


Colin and Justin: Picture perfect  Toronto Sun

Colin and Justin examine the social media phenomenon where every picture tells a storyInstagram. Along with (but, in our opinion, way better than) other picture ...


James Cohen: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

James Cohen is a magazine distributor and heir to Hudson News. Cohen is also set to become the new owner of the National Enquirer. The tabloid and its ...


Guest House Goals  StyleBlueprint

We have one question about this house: When can we move in?


The biggest pitfalls Irish people make when decorating a room - Interiors expert Amanda Hilton Sawyer  Independent.ie

Mark Twain once said that if you make your mark in New York, you are a made man. It's a wonderful place to be up, but an awful place to be down; the melting ...


Interior Design Trends Going Away And Here To Stay In 2019  Forbes

Interior designers share their style predictions for 2019.


Designer Patrick McGrath Brings New Life to Patricia Herrera Lansing's New York City Home  Architectural Digest

Patricia Herrera Lansing, with designer Patrick McGrath, brings classic prewar elegance to a loft in a storied Little Italy building.


Morning Mirror: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Has A Dry Response To April Ryan’s Decapitation Wish  The Daily Caller

Quote of the Day: “I have had reporters say a lot of things about me. They said I should be choked. I should deserve a lifetime of harassment. I certainly never ...


The worst interior design trends everyone was obsessed with the decade you were born, according to experts  INSIDER

From the muted, monochromatic rooms of the 1930s to the explosion of florals in the 1980s, interior designers have seen a lot of trends come and go.


Interior Design Trends for Fall 2018  Forbes

From curved sofas to black accents in the kitchen to a rising global nomadic style, we take a look at the biggest trends in the interior design world for fall 2018.


Online design firms take decorating mainstream  CNBC

Forget dinner in a box, try a recipe for redoing an entire room. A slew of online decorating options have popped up in the past few years, for a fraction of the cost ...


Instagram is reshaping the $10B business of interior design  Fast Company

When interior designer Christina Higham found her first client via Instagram, she knew she was onto something. Higham, the owner San Francisco-based Sun ...


10 tips for successful home staging  Vancouver Sun

Putting your home on the market can be both exciting and stress inducing. Here are 10 simple things you can do to stage your home to have a big impact on how ...


15 Best Interior Design Apps in 2018 - Apps For Interior Design  HouseBeautiful.com

These interior design apps will easily replace Instagram as your new, most-used app. They make updating your home all too easy.


Download These Apps If You're Struggling To Furnish & Decorate Your Home  Refinery29

Just because you can't afford to hire a professional interior designer doesn't mean you have to go it alone when it comes to helping your home live its best life.


Avenue Interior Design shares how to put out the welcome mat  Greeley Tribune

Building a collection — of baskets or watercolors — takes time but has so much heart. (Courtesy of Avenue Interior Design) Why is it that some homes reach out ...


Today's Best Vases in Interior Design  Forbes

An accessory in home decor that can be used in a variety of ways, the vase has long been a timeless object when it comes to decorating. Whether made from ...


What’s Hot, What’s Shot in 2019  The Wall Street Journal

So long, totally lacquered rooms. Hello, palate-cleansing rattan. We asked over 200 design pros for the next big decorating trends—and the ones that have ...


The Best Interior-Design Books to Give as Holiday Presents  The Wall Street Journal

From deploying pattern deftly to pulling off Parisian chic—actionable décor tips fill these five books. Gift one to the amateur decorator on your list.


11 Best Interior Design Books to Buy in 2018 - Our Favorite Designer Books  HouseBeautiful.com

In need of some last-minute gift ideas? You can't go wrong with a book full of gorgeous design inspiration. Read on for a list of the titles we'll be putting under the ...


New business does retail and interior design services  Sequim Gazette

Susan Eiland says she can't remember a time when she wasn't decorating a house. “I can't remember not doing it,” she said. Since she was a young girl, Eiland ...


Everything You Need to Know About Outdoor Fabric  HouseBeautiful.com

It's fade-resistant, durable, and incredibly gorgeous. Today's outdoor fabrics are so good people are using them inside, too. Here's what to know.


6 Decorating and Remodeling Tips From a Top Interior Designer  TIME

Top interior designer Grant K. Gibson shares his best tips to easily decorate or remodel your house in his new book, The Curated Home.


Design 360: Waverly's Julie Meyers marks 20 years in interior design  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WAVERLY — Julie Meyers has taken one lesson to heart in her 20 years in the interior design business.


Interior design registration protects Iowans' safety and well-being  Des Moines Register

Guest column: Interior design professionals focus on ensuring safety and well-being of the public, balancing good design and best business practices.


Debra Newell Of Dirty John Talks Interior Design  Forbes

Dirty John left listeners with lots of questions about interior designer Debra Newell's career. She answers them in an exclusive interview and reveals what she ...


The new frontier of home decorating: Doing it all online  CNN

Havenly helps people who might not have time, skill, or patience to figure out how to decorate.


To Define Your Taste in Interior Design, Look in Your Closet  The Wall Street Journal

Overwhelmed by décor possibilities? Let the clothes in your wardrobe help you zero in on the interior-design aesthetic you'd love to live in.


Accused Interior Decorating Scammer Gets 3 Years In Prison  Sandy Springs, GA Patch

Interior Decorating Scammer Gets 3 Years In Prison - Sandy Springs, GA - Randy Hall, along with her husband, Ken, are accused of scamming Sandy Springs ...


Long Live Eccentric English Design  The New York Times

Uninterested in disciplined minimalism, a group of defining interior designers is championing England's long-held preference for color, wit and wackiness.


How Homepolish's Collection Tool Is Transforming the Interiors Industry  Forbes

Noa Santos doesn't think he's famous. Yet, over lunch, he relayed how a woman from the Philippines stopped him in his tracks, fawning over him, his company ...


New ‘Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’ Mini-Game Tests Your Interior Design Skills  Variety

The latest update to "Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp" adds a new interior design mini-game, Happy Homeroom, Nintendo announced Wednesday.


AD Reveals the Final Project of Late Design Legend Mario Buatta  Architectural Digest

As this project—his last—proves, late design legend Mario Buatta retained his masterly vision to the very end.


Mario Buatta, Interior Designer and ‘Prince of Chintz,’ Dies at 82  The New York Times

He made exuberant use of pillows, fringes, swags, tassels, bows and ruffles for a list of clients that included the famous as well as the merely rich.


Local interior design business Casa Vilora Interiors brings passion for decor to all budgets  Community Impact Newspaper

Dec 22, 2018: Veronica Solomon, owner of Casa Vilora Interiors, works to improve her clients' lives by making their homes beautiful and more livable, she said.


An interior decorator balanced this Buckhead cottage with a wide array of modern and sentimental favorites  Atlanta Magazine

Interior decorator Whitney Durham was attracted to the cottage-style architecture of this Buckhead house. “I like setting the scene with our blue front door,” she ...


10 Pinterest-Worthy Interior Design Trends Set To Blow Up In 2019  Guestofaguest.com

New year, new decor! One of our favorite annual reports, 100 Pinterest Trends, was just released for 2019, and we can't overstate how many amazing ideas are ...


Making a Big Impact on a Small Budget  The New York Times

When it comes to décor, money isn't everything. To create a stylish room, all you really need is imagination and the patience to find the right piece.


8 Swoon-Worthy Interior Design Books Arriving This Fall  Vogue.com

These upcoming design books offer a serious dose of house envy.


16 Best Interior Design, Furniture & Home Decor Shopping Websites 2018  HarpersBAZAAR.com

Whether you're simply freshening up your home with a new piece of furniture, or giving it a full-on makeover, these are the best interior design shopping ...


Wayfair Spaces uses Magic Leap augmented reality for interior design  VentureBeat

Wayfair Spaces uses Magic Leap augmented reality to make interior design easy. You can drop virtual objects into a real space to see what they would look like.


Wendy Goodman's new interior design book May I Come In? Shows 75 of the Best rooms and homes  TownandCountrymag.com

New York magazine design editor Wendy Goodman's new book May I Come In? features 75 interior design homes and rooms of celebrities, tastemakers, and ...


Wayfair Just Launched an Online Interior Design Service That'll Change Your Life  HouseBeautiful.com

If you didn't think your Wayfair obsession could get any deeper, I'm here to tell you otherwise. The website—which owns some of your favorite labels, like All ...


Two Point Hospital now has Workshop support and interior decorating  PC Gamer

A free update has hit Two Point Hospital that lets hospital administrators finally add some custom touches to their rooms, including rugs, paintings, floors and ...


Interior design firm wins award  Florida Weekly

Z Interior Decorations Inc. of Punta Gorda — a full-*service* interior design firm specializing in residential interior design, model home decoration and builder.


Here’s how Disney princesses might decorate their homes in 2019  TODAY

Once upon a time, an online interior decorating company dreamed up how Disney princesses might live in 2019, and the rooms are like a fairy tale themselves.


Re-Style Your Apartment With Help From These 13 Interior Design Books  Bustle

Are you tired of looking at the same four walls every day and night? You might be dying to re-decorate, but pump your breaks. You've got books to read before ...


Maximalist interior design: homes that get the style right  Curbed

Maximalist interior design comes in many guises, be it in swaths of bold color, vibrant layers of pattern, or from sumptuous, varied textures and materials.


Navy and brass is 2018 interior design trend for kitchens and hotels  Vox.com

Welcome to Noticed, The Goods' design trend column. You know that thing you've been seeing all over the place? Allow us to explain it. What it is: The ...


The Luxury Paint Company Creating a New Kind of Decorating Anxiety  The New Yorker

Rebecca Mead on the consultant at Farrow & Ball whom stylish homeowners are paying to find the perfect color.


20 Black Interior Designers You Should Definitely Be Following on Instagram  Real Simple

Follow these 20 talented black interior designers and creatives right now to get design ideas, decorating tips, and endless inspiration all year long.


10 Daring Interior Design Trends You'll See Everywhere in 2019  Realtor.com News

Striking and memorable—with a bombshell or two in the mix—these 2019 home decor trends are a perfect place to start your redesign wish list.


Karl Lagerfeld Turns Interior Designer With a New Miami Masterpiece  TownandCountrymag.com

The designer opens up about his new $1.6 billion Miami project, his obsession with collecting books, and his beloved cat Choupette.


Thank U, Next: 8 Interior Design Trends That Are So Over in 2019  Realtor.com News

Love 'em or hate 'em, these are the interior design trends that the pros say have worn out their welcome in the new year. How many are in your home?


A Misunderstood Style: Interior Designers On What Really Makes An Eclectic Space  Forbes

Is combining mid-century modern, antique and contemporary decor eclectic? Or just a bad idea? Top interior designers set the record straight on true eclectic ...


The Finishing Touch - Decorating Tips from 8 Designers  Forbes

We talked with eight designers from Dering Hall about their favorite finishing touches that bring their vision to fruition and make a space feel not only complete, ...


How to Decorate Your Home - Real Estate Guides  New York Times

Moving into a new home can be one of life's great joys, but it can also be a time of uncertainty, especially when it comes to decorating. How do you make your ...


These are the worst interior design trends of the past 50 years  HouseBeautiful.com

Samsung has revealed the worst home design trends of the last half of a century, with toilet rugs, taxidermy and beaded curtains named some of the bad interior ...


Iris Apfel’s Five Golden Rules for Interior Design  AnOther Magazine

The nonagenarian fashion icon has a wealth of experience in interiors too; as she launches a new collection of glasswares, she shares some advice.


4 interior design marketing strategies to build brand exposure  Born2Invest

Making your design business profitable is not that easy. Here are some marketing tips on how you can boost your interior design brand awareness.


Original 'Queer Eye' stars reunite for home makeover show  TODAY

They first appeared on TV together in the original “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” now rebooted in a new iteration with a new cast for the Netflix show. And now ...


Metro-Detroit Interior Decorator Wins International Design Award | BlackPressUSA  Black Press USA

MICHIGAN CHRONICLE — Detroit-area Simmons + Co. Design celebrates a win in Decorating Den Interiors 34th Annual Dream Room Contest.


Decorating Homes For The Crazy Rich  Forbes

The film Crazy Rich Asians has sparked a feverish interest into Asia's mega rich. Roric Tobin of the design firm Bradfield & Tobin has been working with them for ...


The Best Interior Design Instagram Accounts for Home Decor Inspiration  Mansion Global

With the advent of social media has come an endless source of ideas for decorating yout home. We list ten accounts to follow.


Outdated Design Rules You Shouldn't Follow - Designer-Approved Rules  HouseBeautiful.com

Paint small rooms white. Hang artwork at eye level on your walls. Don't mix two large-scale patterns in the same space. Use decor of varying heights. When it ...


Owner of Mia Bella Originals, Interior Design and Event Planning prepares to open new location- Mia Bella Grand  Beckley Register-Herald

After purchasing and renovating a 90-acre estate in White Oak, Gail Ray, owner and designer of Mia Bella Originals, Interior Design and Event Planning, has ...


Kennesha Buycks' Restoration House Uses Faith As A Tool For Interior Design  Black Girl Nerds

“By wisdom, a house is built, and through understanding, it is established; through knowledge, its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.”-Proverbs ...


Where Do Interiors Designers Really Shop For Furniture And Decor?  Forbes

Have you ever wondered where interior designers really shop? Their best-kept secrets really aren't secrets at all.


Weiss/Manfredi Designing New Delhi Embassy, New York School of Interior Design Announces Honorees, and More News This Week  Architectural Digest

Between collection launches, architecture announcements, museum openings, and more, it's hard to keep on top of all the news in the design world. Enter the ...


Fearne Cotton To Host BBC's New Interior Design Competition Show Project Interiors  HouseBeautiful.com

A new competition-based interior design show is coming to BBC Two and Netflix with Fearne Cotton as host and former editor-in-chief of ELLE Decoration ...


Interior Decorating: How To Make Your Luxury Apartment Look Stunning With Eclectic Décor  SWAGGER Magazine

Creating a feeling of luxury begins with creating a sense of comfort. The one place you need the most comfort is in your bedroom. It's where you retire after a ...


Pampas grass: How to use the interior design trend in your home decor  Today.com

What is pampas grass? Interior designer Tyler Wisler shares how to use pampas grass in your home design scheme to give it a natural, breezy style.


Decorating a Room of One’s Own by Susan Harlan  Curbed

Susan Harlan's Decorating a Room of One's Own: Conversations on Interior Design with Miss Havisham, Jane Eyre, Victor Frankenstein, Elizabeth Bennet, ...


What Interior Designers Hate to See on Instagram  The Wall Street Journal

Too much social-media love can shorten a design trend's life cycle. Here, pros share which looks have been victims of their own success—and how to avoid ...


British homeowners dislike this interior design trend the most  HouseBeautiful.com

Prospective house buyers has revealed the interior design trends they dislike the most, with 30 per cent said this particular interior design trend puts them off a ...


The 15 Most Overused Home Decorating Trends You Won't See in 2019  The Cheat Sheet

Home decorating trends come and go. Design experts predict that these overused design elements won't survive the new year.





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