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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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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.


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 ...


JAROD TANKSLEY: Holiday decorating advice from a home stager/interior designer  Brentwood Home Page

Holidays are always a great way to showcase your home. I recently had a great conversation with Jamie Watford Owner/President of JW Nash & Co. Interior ...


Snuggle up with 2018's best interior design, gardening books  The Detroit News

Looking for the perfect gift for a design-obsessed loved one? Check out Homestyle's recommendations for the best home decor, gardening books of the season.


How to design your house on a budget, courtesy of the 'Queer Eye' guys  CNBC

Whether you're moving into a new space or sprucing up an old one, making decor decisions can be challenging. And celebrity stylist and former "Queer Eye For ...


Would you live in a modern farmhouse?  Builder Magazine

Roughly a decade ago, the term “modern farmhouse” would perhaps have referred to an actual farmhouse with modern accents, but today the design style ...


'Toured' and True Decorating Tips  Sacramento Magazine

Before you hit this year's Sacred Heart Holiday Home Tour, get inspiration for your own abode from last year's designers. Now in its 45th year, the annual Sacred ...


These Brenau students helped decorate an Atlanta landmark for Christmas  Gainesville Times

With December almost here, it's time to deck the halls all the way to one of the grandest staircases in Atlanta.


Comfort Is a Prevailing Preference Among Homeowners  Builder Magazine

People are seeking comfort at home above all else, according to these interior designers.


Pantone hopes its ‘life-affirming’ color of the year will make everyone feel better  Washington Post

Since 2000, Pantone has been analyzing trends in order to predict what color will be ubiquitous in the coming year. Recently, the company has hinted that it's ...


Modsy Predictions: 5 Design Trends That Will Be Big in 2019  Real Simple

2019 is just around the corner, and already everyone from design pros to shopping guides such as the IKEA catalog is coming out with predictions for the ...


ASK A DESIGNER: Comfort is on trend for decor in 2019  Washington Post

What trends will dominate home decorating in 2019? When we asked interior designers about the colors, fabrics and styles likely to be popular this year, one ...


Have you been hanging Christmas lights the wrong way?  Daily Mail

Most people are taught from an early age to wrap the lights around the tree, but interior designer Francesco Bilotto insists you should be hanging them vertically.


'Individual service we offer helps set us apart'  Newbury Weekly News Group

Sue Hobbs of Mik's Paints talks about the growth of her interiors business.


Interior designer's tips to style your Christmas table for festive wow factor  Community Newspaper Group

How to, tips, style, Christmas, table, Trilogy, Claremont, designer, colour, trends, dinner.


How to decorate your entrance hall: Choosing colours, right lighting and what to do about furniture and pictures  Country Life

Architectural historian, interior designer and natural-paint specialist Edward Bulmer reveals the secrets of successful hallway decorating. Edward Bulmer.


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.


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.


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.


Clyde Beal: A satisfying career in interior decorating  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Relaxing with Norman Davis in his "man cave" basement, I listened to him talk about his life while music from the big band era played softly in the background. It.


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

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


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 ...


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 ...


Metro-Detroit Interior Decorator Wins International Design Award  Michronicleonline

Detroit-area Simmons + Co. Design celebrates a win in Decorating Den Interiors 34th Annual Dream Room Contest. More than 10 years as one of Metro ...


Montana Life, HGTV Dream Home makes debut in Whitefish  Daily Inter Lake

Fully furnished and TV-ready, the 2019 HGTV Dream Home built atop Big Mountain in Whitefish stands ready for its television debut and its lucky new owner as ...


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 ...


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.


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.


Investigators: Duo accused of stealing thousands in interior decorating scam | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

A North Georgia couple is facing charges they stole thousands of dollars from customers who hired them to do interior decorating work.


Couple Accused Of Running Interior Decorating Scam  Sandy Springs, GA Patch

Couple Accused Of Running Interior Decorating Scam - Sandy Springs, GA - Ken and Randy Hall are accused of scamming residents in Sandy Springs, Milton, ...


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

Whitney Durham loves architecture with a history, but she also has a soft spot for contemporary art and '60s-era Lucite. As part of her design philosophy, she's ...


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 ...


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 ...


Inside Wendy Goodman's Interior Design Book, May I Come In?  The Cut

New York Magazine design editor Wendy Goodman revisits homes she's covered throughout her career in a new interior design book, “May I Come In?”


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.


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 ...


Ryan Korban Releases Second Book, Interiors  The Cut

Fashion's favorite interior designer Ryan Korban has released his second book, out now from Rizzoli.


Interior design firm opens in Colonial Heights  Progress Index

Cabin Creek Interiors relocates from Midlothian to site on Boulevard.


Interior design rules are meant to be broken  Chicago Daily Herald

Interior design and decorating are somewhat bound by rules developed over time to regulate housekeeping, maintenance and aesthetics. Some rules are the ...


'The Great Christmas Light Fight All Stars' Takes Things Up A Notch  Romper

If there's a fun holiday tradition, then chances are, someone has made a reality TV show about it — be it baking, decorating, or anything else. Food Network ...


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.


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

Mario Buatta, one of the country's leading interior decorators, who was widely known as the Prince of Chintz, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 82.


Remembering Interior Design Icon Mario Buatta  Robb Report

Renowned decorator and Prince of Chintz Mario Buatta has died.


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 ...


Could your interior decorating decisions be impacting your mood?  Euro Weekly News

WHEN it comes to interior design and decorating, most people tend to go for colour schemes and furniture that just looks good. Unfortunately, while this.


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.


Accused Interior Decorating Scammers Indicted On Theft Charges  Sandy Springs, GA Patch

Alleged Scammers Indicted On Theft Charges - Sandy Springs, GA - Ken and Randy Hall are accused of scamming residents in Sandy Springs and north Fulton ...


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 ...


Interior Design April 2018  Interior Design

Featured projects, walk-throughs, products, news, and more from the April issue of Interior Design. > Subscribe to Interior Desi...


Watch a Design Expert Transform Her Dated Living Room Into a Sophisticated Putting Green  HarpersBAZAAR.com

With a background in fashion and a passion for interior design, Alia Ahmed-Yahia has made it her mission to help more women find their own personal style and ...


Transitional Table Settings  Design & Living Magazine

This month, Bobbi Jo Cody of The Red Silo staged table settings that could easily transition from fall to winter-themed.


Milan Design Week’s Most Impactful Installations  Interior Design

As Milan Design Week 2018 draws to a close, we revisit the installations that made an impact.


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, ...


State of the Industry 2018: Interior Design at a Crossroads  Interiors & Sources

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) 2018 Outlook and State of the Industry (OSI) report, released yesterday, shows signs are pointing in the right ...


Sarah Bartholomew is Our Current Interior Designer Crush!  StyleBlueprint

Read our interview with Sarah Bartholomew, a Nashville-based interior designer who delivers crisp, classic designs to homes across the country. Image: Tec ...


Interior Design Women Share Their Favorite Interior Pieces  coveteur.com

We asked three interior design women with incredible eyes for everything worthy what their current three favorite interior pieces are. Warning: you're going to ...


Interior Designer Costs: A New Wave of Professionals Is Charging Clients Differently  Architectural Digest

A new crop of designers are ditching the industry's old ways for the benefit of the client.


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 ...


My favorite room with Duo Design Studio  Greenville News

Our favorite rooms feature the duality of design combining beautiful antiques with modern artwork, light and dark, masculine and feminine, high and low and ...


The most-requested home decor, according to four interior designers  Well+Good

Interior designers share their most common client requests.


16 Top Interior Design Trends to Know in 2018 (And What’s on Its Way out)  Vogue.com

Quick: Name the design trends you've been hearing about over and over again in 2017. It's pretty safe to say that millennial pink will top that list, mid-century ...


Step Inside Dilworth's Interior Design Store, Theory  StyleBlueprint

Theory Design Studio's home boutique is filled with items at all price points for the home. The design duo behind the shop stays on top of home trends and ...


HGTV Will Now Give You Interior Decorating Advice via Facebook Messenger  Architectural Digest

Chatbot Hazel will offer room-by-room style advice and inspiration for your next project.


28 Cool Interior Design Ideas to Elevate Your Home  My Modern Met

We share 28 interior design ideas to get your creative juices flowing, from DIY home design projects to cool houses that will inspire.


Kathryn Scott's new interior design book highlights beauty and function  Houston Chronicle

When an artist shifts into interior design, the homes they touch are transformed. Rooms become canvases, colors take on new meaning. The proof of it is in ...


Joanna Gaines's Style Evolution: How the Fixer Upper Star's Designs Have Changed over 5 Seasons  PEOPLE.com

So you think you know Joanna Gaines's style . . . but when was the last time you spotted a wall of that oft-cited shiplap in one of her rooms? What ever happened ...


Interior design with a Southwestern flair  Grand Island Independent

During her travels to Arizona over the past decade, Amy Schutte learned a lot about the decor and design of the American Southwest with its unique blend of ...


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.


Design-savvy homeowners embrace new trend: Wallpaper is cool again  Charleston Post Courier

Wallpaper has had its ups and downs over the past few decades. But lately, homeowners are taking a *fresh* look at wallpaper as a decorating option, thanks to ...


Trending right now: Terracotta is the must-have colour for your home  HouseBeautiful.com

Pinterest reveals that terracotta colours, from burnt orange to cinnamon, rust, ochre, pale pink, and burgundy, has become a key home decorating trend with a ...


Lauren Hudson continues legacy of two famed interior designers  Houston Chronicle

Lauren Hudson owns Wells Design and the Wells Abbott to-the- trade showroom, keeping two Texas design legacies in tact. And the story of how she got here ...


Original 'Queer Eye' stars reunite for home makeover show  Today.com

Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia from the original series "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" are reuniting for a home makeover show on Bravo. Here's a sneak ...


Interior designer Miles Redd dismisses trends, goes with 'what feels right in my gut'  Omaha World-Herald

Interior designer to the stars Miles Redd is known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. He utilizes a strong sense of color and fantasy, he says, "taking traditional ...


Interior design undergoes name change to reflect technical emphasis - College of Health and Human Sciences  Source

The name of the interior design major in the Department of Design and Merchandising has been changed to interior architecture and design. The new name ...


Get Professional Interior Design Services at IKEA Frisco  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Don't just stick to the arrows because it's what you find off the path at IKEA Frisco that might surprise you. Their Design Center is the only one in the United States ...


Eporta: The Stunning Global "Airbnb Of Interior Design" Raises $8 Million  Forbes Now

Eporta—a booming business that connects trade buyers and designers—is powering the $700 billion global design and furniture industry. “We're the of Airbnb ...


Nina Campbell Reflects on the Design Industry's Changes  Architectural Digest

AD PRO catches up with the designer on the occasion of her newest book.


Vern Yip on Trading Spaces, interior design, and why he loves D.C.  Metro Weekly

Vern Yip has built a career on making other people's living spaces better. At the Capital Home Show, he's ready to help you too.


Easy interior design projects for your home  Curbed

Introducing The Small Fix, a four-week newsletter challenge with actually achievable projects to make your home look more polished.


This Interior Designer Is Cornering an Untapped Demographic— Urban Bachelors  Metropolis Magazine

Taking a sartorial approach, interior designer and entrepreneur Sabrina MacLean homes in on bachelor pads for her new venture, Maison MacLean.


How the Founder of Tinder Taught This Interior Design CEO to Rely on Her Own Stoicism As She Grows Her Company  Entrepreneur

Beatrice Fischel-Bock, co-founder and CEO of Hutch, knows entrepreneurship is hard. But thanks to advice from her mentor, Sean Rad, she knows how to work ...


How to Create a Successful Interior Design Website  Architectural Digest

The days of toting around a physical portfolio, filled to the brim with (real film) photographs and sketches, are quickly fading. While designers still work with ...


LexSet Is About To Revolutionize Interior Design With NextGen AI  Forbes Now

LexSet is set to make home interior design easy for everyone in 2018.


Go beyond the store for your interior design  Chicago Daily Herald

Heartbreaking as it may seem, some homeowners either have no sense of design or simply don't care enough to make their home look inviting.


6 floor-to-ceiling ways to decorate your home beautifully  The Mercury News

Anne DeCocco is an award-winning interior designer and owner of DeCocco Design, based in Raleigh. Here, she shares some of her favorite decorating tips ...


Local decorator under fire for unfinished work  Fox 4

A Southwest Florida interior designer, decorator, and supposed-contractor is coming under fire, as many are coming forward claiming she's taken their money ...


Showcase | Home Furnishings | Kearney NE | interior design supplies | room decor | Kearney, NE  Kearney Hub

SHOWCASE Home Furnishings is your source for interior design supplies & room decor. We are the superior supplier and installation expert of beautiful and ...


Pandora Sykes' Fashion Girl Guide To Interiors  Elle UK Magazine

Pandora Sykes gives ELLE UK the low-down on fashion girl interiors.


See the ‘Will & Grace’ apartment reimagined  Today.com

Interior design company Modsy recreated Will's apartment from Will & Grace. See what it might look like if Karen, Jack or Grace took it over.


How does the Interior Design of a Home Affect the Mental Health of the Occupants?  Times Square Chronicles

We have tried mindfulness yoga, Tai Chi, barefoot walks and weekly detoxification routines, but nothing seems to work more than a peaceful home. Now the ...


#MelaninMagic: Blaque Pearl Lifestyle talk interior design  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

Blaque Pearl Lifestyle, the brainchild of interior design duo Zimkita Sidumo and. Siyabesho Thutha, is combining lifestyle and design to create dream spaces ...


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.


This Packanack Lake palacial home gets a redesign fit for royalty  NorthJersey.com

Called to consult on the architectural renderings for a 15,000-square-foot home in Wayne's exclusive Packanack Lake community, interior designer Malena ...


Caitlyn Cathcart wins prestigious student interior design competition  SIU News

CARBONDALE, Ill. — A childhood interest in interior design helped guide Caitlyn Cathcart not only toward a career choice, but also to a national championship ...


How to brighten a dark room: 9 ideas to try  Curbed

Try these tips out and watch your room light right up.


Make your home and mood ready for autumn  Marin Independent Journal

Our lingering summer weather can blur the edge of the autumn season, but it's important to acknowledge the transition, otherwise how can you appreciate it?


Insider secrets to online interior design — and an awesomely eclectic home  Seattle Times

YOUR PLACE: A DIY Q&A with Hayley Francis, Trend & Design manager of The Mine.


Candles as decor: How to choose the right kind for your home  Curbed

We break down the main types of candles every well-appointed home should have, and how to make the most of each.


8 Landscape Design Tips And Trends  Forbes Now

We invited eight top landscape designers and architects to discuss their favorite tips and trends, ranging from big-picture ideas to smaller details, so that you can ...


A popular Instagram account displays the ugliest homes in the world — and the pictures are horrifying  Business Insider

An Instagram account collects pictures of ugly homes with design flaws and followers can feel better about their own houses.





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