Decorating Styles- Discover Your Decorating Style

Do you have any idea about what decorating style you like?

Of all the things that we learn while going through so many years of school, what decorating style we’d like to see in our living room or what era of furniture would best complement the layout of our bedrooms usually isn’t one of them. Whether you’ve been to school for design or not, decorating is always a personal process. That doesn’t change whether you’re doing it for yourself, working with a designer, or designing for someone else. When it’s your home, everything hinges on what you like and in the end, only you can say whether the result is something that you’ll be happy living with. It’s always easy to tell whether or not you like something but sometimes it can be very difficult to say for sure what you like or why.

That’s one of the reasons why

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Porch decorating ideas that will create a magical oasis

Just like the patio, the porch is one of those areas that doesn’t get as much attention due to the weather still not cooperating. Additionally, let’s not forget most if not all of us are stuck in quarantine, wishing, and wanting to go outside. For the lucky ones, who have a porch its time to embrace the space and take it to the next level, with a few of these delightful ideas. The following ideas will help your porch become the perfect, relaxing oasis to create a delightful, ethereal outdoor space.

Minimal

minimal decor porch Porch decorating ideas that will create a magical oasis
When going the minimal route, consider using a porch swing. The contrast will create a modern appeal that makes the room feel chic.

To create the perfect vacation oasis, you want to take things into your own hands and go the minimal route. Minimal décor works great when you want to create a magical space due to it

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Plan59 > Retro Decor > 1950s Interior Design

 

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From 1957: Design No. 7507
Bungalow with carport: No. 7509
Armstrong Floors, 1954
Hi-Fi Storage Unit, 1956
Royelle Linoleum, Style 1516
Television room, William Pahlmann
The Pink Family Room
Raybelle Linoleum, Surfray No. 80
Starfire Group by Kroehler, 1957
KenFlex Cotillion, Bazaar, Operetta
Weirzin bathroom by Marvin Culbreth
The Vinyl Boudoir
True Vinyl bathroom in Citron
Mayflower bath, Peachblow lavatory
Wood is so good to live with
Kitchen by George Cooper Rudolph
Kitchen by John and Earline Brice
The Bedroom: 1955
Model Kitchen, 1957
Model Kitchen in Aqua, 1957
Frigidaire Kitchen of the Future
The essence of 1957. Wow.
Living room, 1952, Marvin Culbreth
The WONSOVER Wall
Your Dream Kitchen, 1949
“TV Party” by Douglass Crockwell
Check out my new drawers!
Made entirely of plastic
The plastic breakfast nook
Sunroom, George Cooper Rudolph
Executive Suite, 1957
The modern bank,
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Interior Design & Decoration Distance Course

Interior Design is an exciting and rewarding career, it is more than just having good taste and an eye for design. At the Australian Institute of Interior Design (AIID) we teach you more than just design. We teach you every step in the process from developing a style, creating floor plans, colour schemes, perspective room drawings, designing with space, dealing with builders, architects and tradesmen, creating lighting effects, sourcing & selecting materials and furniture, interior decoration and styling, working to briefs, working with clients, business & marketing skills, and more.

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The Interior Design and Decoration Distance Course has been carefully structured using a systematic approach to learning. Through a series of 5 tutorials, we will provide you with a wealth of relevant knowledge, and will encourage you through exercises and assignments to research and explore concepts to develop essential design skills.

You will be shown techniques for finding inspiration, developing

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Interior Design & Interior Decorating, Decorator, Durban, Ballito, Umhlanga, Hillcrest, La Lucia

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Design Ahead featured on the
cover of Get-It Magazine (Ballito-Umhlanga, May). A home recently re-decorated
by Design Ahead was selected as the location for the photo-shoot. The house had
been on the market several times, with no serious offers. The owners wanted a
stylish modern look to update the interior of the home. The make over had the
desired affect – the house sold, fully furnished, shortly after the re-vamp.

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The Most Popular 2020 Interior Design Trends (according to Pinterest)

Every year I love to find out what people are searching for when it comes to interior decorating. And this year’s 2020 home decor trends are no different. You just never know when you might run across some new ideas that will fit right in with your design aesthetic.

2020 home decor trends

It’s almost the start of a new year (and a new decade!) and that means a lot of people are setting New Year’s resolutions and planning for the future.

It also means it’s time for Pinterest to release it’s annual trends report. This is where they look at all of the searches being performed on their platform and publish a list of the top 100 trending topics.

Of those 100 ideas, I pick out the home decor trends and give them to you here.

So these trends are not based on my opinion, or the opinions of other bloggers or interior

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Victorian Decorating, Home Decor, Design Trends


 

The examination of the interior design of Victorian houses begins first with the style of residence. The situation of a 19th century residence could be reduced to three classes — that of a town or city, suburban, and a country house; each of which had its own style of interior design. A residence in town was best for occupants who enjoyed public and private parties, theatres, concerts, balls, public libraries, and museums.

 

 

A suburban residence, or one in the vicinity of a city or town, offered some advantages that could not be obtained by living in town. Because property was not as valuable as in town, many more conveniences could be acquired, such as a garden, and perhaps a field or two, attached to the house; and this additional space could be built upon in the future. Those who settled entirely in the country, at a distance from the city,

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Closet design, decor, photos, pictures, ideas, inspiration, paint colors and remodel

Custom walk-in closet designed with blond oak wood floors featuring a long white bench in the center finished with a cream upholstered cushion.

McCann Design Group

Custom taupe walk-in closet boasts custom lit shelves stacked over clothing rails positioned beside a taupe built-in dresser accented with glass knobs and fixed beneath taupe shaker cabinets.

McCann Design Group

Glamorous custom walk-in closet features a white makeup vanity paired with a white fabric vanity chair on lucite legs.

McCann Design Group

Beveled Beaded mirror above a closet dresser in a transitional design space.

LA Closet Design

Custom closet with a built-in dresser in a transitional home with a beveled mirror and plenty of shelves for an organized appeal.

LA Closet Design

Custom walk-in closet features lighted shoe shelves and space to elegantly display designer handbags.

LA Closet Design

Walk-in closet with lighted glass-front cabinets in a master walk-in closet featuring organization and

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1920’s Interior Decorating and Bedroom Furniture


Many homes of this period were decorated in the Arts & Crafts style, variations of traditional Georgian and Colonial styles, or Art
Moderne which embraced the marvels of the Machine Age of the 1920’s and 1930’s.

Improved Quality in Houses and Furnishings

Metal Curtain Hardware

“One who sets out to furnish a given house for the occupancy of a given family faces a three-fold problem. He must select and arrange in
the house such things as suit the age, sex and temperament of the individual members, meet their needs, express their tastes and
aspirations, and fit their purse. He must, moreover, see that the things so selected and arranged suit the house itself, in scale, coloring
and style. Finally, he must see to it that these things are not only suitable but intrinsically good-looking, and that they combine
to form a harmonious and beautiful whole.” …The Principles of Interior Decoration by Bernard

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