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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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Choosing The Perfect Colors For Interior Decorating  Long Island Weekly News

It might seem difficult to believe, but for a great majority of people choosing the perfect colors for interior decorating is far from an easy job. Why is it so?


Design Discoveries: ADAC and AmericasMart hosting interior decorating events, market  Atlanta Intown

ADAC (Atlanta Decorative Arts Center) and ADAC West will host its annual Discover ADAC Sept. 24-26 with nearly 30 events featuring keynote presentations, ...


Touring model homes a great way to get decorating ideas  Akron Beacon Journal

Touring model homes can be a great way to see the latest trends in housing, get interior design inspiration and learn about the layout and features you like — or ...


Details, details: Yes, they really matter in a room  Buffalo News

Last week we asked members of the Interior Design Association of Western New York to share their favorite decorating tips. This week we tracked down three ...


See the apartment from ‘Friends’ decorated for 2019  TODAY

In honor of the 25th anniversary of "Friends," interior decorating *service* Modsy reimagined Monica's apartment if decorated by different characters.


Spruce Up pairs AI and stylists to create a curated, online home-decorating experience  GeekWire

Spruce Up founder and CEO Mia Lewin has a vision for what she calls “the next generation of commerce.” She defines it as online sales that are customized for ...


You’ll Want To Keep These Skull Decor Pieces Around All Year Long  Refinery29

These skull decor items are so chic, you'll definitely want to keep them around beyond Halloween. Check out the selection of candles, book ends, and more.


Meet the Talent Behind Nisha Tailor Interior Design  Ladue News

A luminary talent in the area graces her clientele with positively heavenly interior design assistance.


Fall is for decorating: Interior designers share their favorite tips  Buffalo News

Fall is a time when many people turn their attention to the inside of their home. “Back-to-school time has always meant new beginnings to me. A *fresh* start. …


Is Interest in Midcentury Modern Design Declining?  HouseBeautiful.com

After Mad Men put everyone into a frenzy for all things midcentury modern, it seems the trend is starting to plateau—or, at least, share the spotlight.


Obituary: Joyce A. Cooley | 1944-2019  Monmouth Daily Review Atlas

ALEXIS — Joyce A. Cooley, 75, Alexis, died at 8:25 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.Joyce was born May 21, 1944, ...


Diet Eman: Dutch resistance fighter who saved many lives in the Second World War  The Independent

Miracles still happen, even if we don't think they do,” wrote Diet Eman in her memoir Things We Couldn't Say about her war experiences. As a member of the ...


Cut and Paste: Vintage Decorating Tips  The New Yorker

Roz Chast transforms found images and text into comic collages. This month's source material is a booklet of interior-decorating tips from the nineteen-fifties.


Removable wallpaper is officially a thing — here’s what to know  Vogue Australia

Magnolia removable wallpaper. Image credit: Milton and King. There are times in your life when you want a big adventure with minimal commitment. A holiday ...


Get to Know These 5 Southern Tastemakers  StyleBlueprint

sponsored *content*. Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens' annual Antiques at the Gardens is just around the corner, and once again, the premier fundraiser ...


Here Are the Latest Bedroom Decorating Trends that People are Going Mad For  The 405

Whether you're extremely fashion conscious in everything you do, or you're simply following the seasons, here are the latest decorating trends for your bedroom ...


Venus Williams shows off Downtown Pittsburgh's skyline, gold Sister Bridges  Tribune-Review

Tennis star Venus Williams enjoyed the views Tuesday afternoon as she cruised across the Allegheny River from Downtown Pittsburgh to the North Shore.


Designer Outlook: Jessica Kienle Maxwell  Philippine Tatler

Get design tips and learn more about how to turn a house into a home from interior and industrial designer Jessica Kienle Maxwell ...


17 things everyone in their 20s should have in their apartment, according to interior designers  INSIDER

Becoming an adult means your living space needs an upgrade. A good mattress, framed art, and a vacuum cleaner are just a few of the must-haves.


Tips & Tricks for Decorating the Perfect Bookcase  StyleBlueprint

Creating aesthetically pleasing vignettes can make all the difference in the overall ambiance of a home. We talk to Jonathan Savage of Savage Interior Design ...


3 new books to help you decorate your home  Newsday

This fall, three new books offer lessons in turning your decorating hobby into a career, carving out a room of your own (even when you have limited space), and ...


Don't miss these shows to watch and concerts in south Louisiana (Sept. 20-26)  The Advocate

Jimbo Mathus has made a career out of digging deep into American roots music — blues, jazz and swing, country, rock 'n' roll. With his latest album 'Incinerator,' ...


5 Modern Design Stores to Find Furniture for Your New Apartment  Explosion

Do you want to make your apartment come alive with trendy and modern furniture? If so, you've come to the right place! We're about to reveal five modern.


Catherine Zeta-Jones decorates her children's new bedrooms – and they are so cool  HELLO!

Catherine Zeta-Jones decorated bedrooms for her children Dylan and Carys who she shares with husband Michael Douglas.


Kanye West's minimalist chic apartment back on the market for $4.7 million a year after he sold it  Daily Mail

Kanye West's former SoHo apartment is back on the market a year after he sold it. The minimalist chic condo is available for a cool $4.7 million and features his ...


Tastemakers: Giulio Cappellini, art director | Bricks & Mortar  The Times

Giulio Cappellini, 65, trained as an architect in Milan and is now the art director of Cappellini, an Italian furniture company that was founded by his father in 1946.


How to display your books when space is tight  Seattle Times

We asked experts for advice on storage and creating a cozy reading nook.


Student splashes £400 on her drab university bedroom turning it into a Mrs Hinch-inspired grey boudoir  The Sun

ALONG with her purse-friendly cleaning hacks, there's no denying that Mrs Hinch provides us with a daily dose of interior inspiration. But unlike other social ...


We have so many family photos. Why are they so hard to hang?  Longview News-Journal

Without question, we are living in a photo-saturated world. Most of us have access to thousands of images on devices we carry with us everywhere. Mariam ...


Every movie and show coming to Netflix in October  Polygon

The Breaking Bad movie, season 3 of Big Mouth, and a series where Paul Rudd shares a life with Paul Rudd. Also catch the OG Charlie's Angels and the OG ...


The Manners Sisters: Bringing a Modern Attitude to Britain's Aristocracy  Papermag

The vivacious Manners sisters — Ladies Violet, Alice and Eliza — are bringing a modern attitude to Britain's aristocracy while also following in the footsteps of ...


Smart Solutions: Borrow from the past to enjoy the present  The Detroit News

There are endless ways to personalize your home and make it stand out from the crowd. Sometimes you have to take a step back and consider the contents.


Another head-turning error was just discovered in Endgame  Looper

Continuity in ​Avengers: Endgame​ could get confusing... even if you were in charge of decorating the sets. A sharp-eyed fan has pointed out an inconsistency ...


Stripping your interiors back to bare essentials is the key to effortless style  Better Homes and Gardens

Everyone aims to have a home that looks beautiful yet functional, but getting that balance right can be difficult if you aren't familiar with styling and design ...


Melania Trump redecorates White House before Scott Morrison’s state dinner  The New Daily

Melania Trump redecorates the White House ahead of the state dinner for Scott Morrison as a stylist tells what Jenny Morrison should wear to the big event.


Choose interior design themes that suit your style  Daily Monitor

The interior of your house matters a lot and makes a fashion statement to whoever comes in. However, it is not just about putting a couple of materials together.


Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Vivid Art in a Clinton Hill Brownstone, a Fort Greene Reno  Brownstoner

Popular stories this week include a Clinton Hill brownsone enlivened with Mid-Century furniture and Brooklyn homes on the market.


5 Best Online Interior Design Services With Side-by-Side Comparisons  HouseBeautiful.com

Online interior design services are a great option if you're looking to redesign your home or start *fresh* in a new place, but you don't necessarily have the time or ...


Why minimalism is out and Victoriana is back at this year's London Design Festival  Telegraph.co.uk

Until recently, describing someone's decorating taste as “Victorian” might have been taken as an insult, so unfashionable had it become.


Can Tranquil Dawn, Dulux's colour of the year for 2020, help to make you feel better at home?  Telegraph.co.uk

The paint brand Dulux revealed its colour of the year for 2020 this week: Tranquil Dawn, a pale greyish green – or, as described evocatively by Marianne ...


Interior Designers Share Their Best Ideas To Upgrade Every Room In The Home  Forbes

The top interior designers share their secrets to elevate every room.


The only 3 things you need to update your home this season  Better Homes and Gardens

Interior trends come and go just as fast as fashion trends, and unless you have an endless decorating budget, staying up-to-date with every colour of the moment ...


Decorating with letter art  The Standard

Add character to a wall by using art and words that show your style.


Scott Disick spends $20,000 on decorating daughter Penelope's bedroom  Metro.co.uk

On the latest episode of his TV show Flip It Like Disick, Scott had quite the budget for his daughter Penelope's room makeover.


Could An Interior Design Advocate Bridge The Gap Between DIY And Hiring An Interior Designer?  Forbes

Interior Design Advocate Donna Hoffman is empowering people to take charge of their homes design projects in an entirely new way.


See the new Harry Potter homewares collection at Adairs  Better Homes and Gardens

Muggles and wizards, rejoice! Bedding and homewares retailer Adairs have release a brand new Harry Potter collection that is available in stores and online ...


Multifaceted Designer Suzanne Lovell Talks About the Intersection of Art and Architecture  Interior Design

Architecture underpins all great design, and it has certainly proven a solid foundation for Suzanne Lovell. The multifaceted Chicago-based design p...


Fourth Generation Family Owned Business, Dages Hikes Point Paint and Wallpaper, Launches New Website That Highlights Services and Three Louisville, Kentucky Locations  PR Leap

Dages Hikes Point Paint and Wallpaper is excited to announce the launch of their new website. The new website design boasts a wide variety of features ...


Expert rules and tricks for decorating with mirrors  The Washington Post

Typically a final pit stop to check your look before you run out the door, mirrors serve an important function in most homes. They can be simple and subdued, ...


RICK BROWN: Learn interior decorating for the soul  Chron.com

The problem with the Pharisees of Jesus' day is they had lots of right actions but missed the heart of the problem. It's the difference between being a snorkeler ...


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

2018 was the year of many looks including marble, bold floors, rose gold, and shiplap just about everywhere it could be. While many of the styles we saw will ...


NOUVEAU HOME AND INTERIOR DESIGN HOLDS "EVERYTHING MUST GO” SALE NOW TILL AUGUST 23  Baltimore Fishbowl

Take advantage of huge savings and stop by Nouveau Home and Interior Design's "Everything Must Go" Sale now until August 23!


Anthony Denney: the Dior of interior decorating  Financial Times

In the 1950s, Anthony Denney was described as one of Britain's “arbiters of taste” and “the Dior of the interior decorating world”. But the photographer and stylist, ...


How to Nail the Farmhouse Style in Your Interior Decorating  Jewish Link of New Jersey

(StatePoint) Farmhouse style is cozy, rustic, charming and eclectic. While creating the vibe in your own home is easy, according to home decorating experts, ...


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

Whether you need to fill a blank wall with artwork or find the perfect sofa, these apps have got your back.


Designer Nate Berkus reveals the biggest mistakes people make when they decorate their homes  INSIDER

Interior designer Nate Berkus spoke to INSIDER about interior design mistakes people often make and how to avoid them.


The 11 Best Home Design Books That Everyone Should Own  Bravo

Whether you are a budding designer, a decorating pro, or just a lover of finely feathered nests, interior design books are always good to have on hand. Yes ...


25 Black Interior Designers Speak Frankly About Their Careers, Successes, and Challenges  Architectural Digest

While progress toward diversifying the profession has been glacial, these interviews reveal how the design industry can effect change.


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.


Vacasa partners with Wayfair to offer interior design services  Fast Company

Vacation rental sharing and management platform Vacasa is getting into interior design. The company is launching a new tiered *service* in partnership with the ...


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 ...


Iowa State interior design student places second in national competition  Iowa State Daily

Samantha Kragel, senior in interior design, placed second in the residential design category of the Sherwin-Williams Student Design Challenge (SDC) with her ...


Interior Design Beyond the Furniture Catalog  Propmodo

For a moment, take in the space around you. Without visual cues, can you describe how it feels? Perhaps you notice the way a beam of sun comes through a ...


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 ...


The Ultimate Interior Design Guide  The Good Men Project

If you have an interior design project in mind, this should get you started and pointed in the right direction.


Vacasa launches interior design service for rental owners  Inman.com

Kimberly White, the company's head of interior design services, told Inman that the program has three different *service* tiers that are flexible enough to ...


9 Decorating Mistakes That Date Your Home  The Wall Street Journal

Accent wall, be gone! Designers name 9 décor trends—from yellow oak cabinets to Jacuzzi tubs—that (yawn) may be making your home look long in the tooth.


Big Little Lies Season Two Offers Even More Interior Design to Swoon Over  Architectural Digest

Ahead of the premiere of Big Little Lies June 9, the team responsible for finding and decorating the show's fabulous homes shares some secrets with AD.


Maisons du Monde accelerates in interior decoration advice by taking a majority stake in start-up Rhinov  GlobeNewswire

PRESS RELEASE. MAISONS DU MONDE ACCELERATES IN INTERIOR DECORATION. ADVICE BY TAKING A MAJORITY STAKE IN START-UP RHINOV.


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.


Interior Design, By Ken Dean  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Interior design and space planning go hand-in-hand. When people mostly think about the elements that go into creating the interior design of a room, they most ...


5 Quick Tweaks Design Pros Use to Transform Rooms  The Wall Street Journal

NEW YORK INTERIOR design firm Cullman & Kravis Associates, which has been in business for 35 years, recently added a new strategy to its set of aesthetic ...


Adding color to your home can be fun and stress-free with these interior design experts' tips and tricks  Pacific Northwest Inlander

For those not professionally trained in the art of interior design or color theory, picking something as seemingly simple as a paint color for a...


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.


New Phaidon Book Features 400 Amazing Homes From the Past Century  TownandCountrymag.com

A new book by Phaidon catalogs the most incredible interiors from the last century, including homes by and for Coco Chanel, Yves Klein, Dimore Studio, David ...


Inside Bachelorette Hannah Brown’s History As An Interior Designer  Refinery29

Tonight, we'll see Hannah Brown head back to the Bachelor mansion to find a mate during season 15 of ABC's The Bachelorette. By the end of the season, ...


Homes Recently Listed in the Racine Area | Home and Garden  Journal Times

Find the newest listings on the real estate market in the Racine Area.


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 ...


How to Style Your Home like an Interior Designer  Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans

We interviewed interior designers to get the inside scoop on how you can use their strategy to style your home like a professional.


How Willa Ford Went From Pop Star to Scott Disick's Go-To Interior Designer  W

Willa Ford—yes, that Willa Ford—went from beating the Backstreet Boys at Nintendo 64 to designing interiors for Steve Aoki on Flip it Like Disick.


Introducing Design 2 Sell  Design & Living Magazine

Photos by Hillary Ehlen. “She wears black but she has the most colorful mind.” This phrase hanging in the bathroom at Design 2 Sell perfectly describes the ...


Fashion’s Jason Wu on Decorating and Matching Furniture to Your Pets  The Wall Street Journal

WHEN FIRST LADY Michelle Obama wore one of Jason Wu 's dresses early in his career, she instantly conferred name-to-know status on the young fashion ...


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 ...


Home and Real Estate Weekly: Taking interior design online  My Edmonds News

The internet is forever evolving how we access goods and services, so why should home décor be any different? Homeowners have a plethora of resources they ...


Of-the-Moment Materials in Interior Design  Mansion Global

Why you should be decorating your home with mixed metals, vinyl and treated surfaces.


10 Best Unique Interior Design Elements To Make Your House a Home  The Sarasota Post

When we move into a home, it takes a while to make the home feel like home. It doesn't feel like home until you place things in the home that are part of you.


My 600sqft: How interior designer Habiba Koroma keeps her grown-up Harlem home kid-friendly  6Sqft

Not only has she expertly mixed colors and patterns, but Habiba has also created a kid-friendly space for her three-year-old son Miles in their Harlem pad.


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 ...


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.


Inspired by Downton Abbey, Silentnight launches the Highclere mattress  Real Homes

The bedrooms of Highclere Castle are a familiar sight to lover's of Downton Abbey. Elegant and luxurious, the rooms embody the epitome of design and comfort, ...


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.


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.


Confessions Of A Dorm Room Interior Designer  Refinery29

Every fall, it seems, there's a new viral photo of a college dorm room that's decked out to look even more elegant than any room in most of our homes. You've ...


45 Best Fireplace Ideas - Stylish Indoor Fireplace Designs, Decor, and Photos  HouseBeautiful.com

Winter may have come and gone (we're not sad about it, either), but that doesn't mean your fireplace is going anywhere. So we gathered up forty five easy ...


Bravo's New Interior Design Competition Series Best Room Wins Will Give You So Much Home Inspo  Bravo

The battle for interior design supremacy begins! Some of the world's best interior designers will go head-to-head in the hopes of achieving home and design ...


Decorist Review: What I Learned After Designing My Apartment With Decorist  HouseBeautiful.com

I went on to try out Decorist, an online interior design *service* that pairs you with a designer based on your style, which allowed me to redo my living room from ...


What Are Warm Colors? How to Use the Color Wheel for Design  GoodHousekeeping.com

After a stifling summer, settling into a cozy fall at home sounds idyllic — and there's no better time to infuse your space with inviting, warm colors than when the ...


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 ...


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 ...


Interior Design’s Favorite Animal Print, Les Touches, Gets a Fierce New Update  Architectural Digest

Brunschwig & Fils' iconic Les Touches pattern has been a staple for more than half a century and is now more versatile—and viral—than ever.





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