Free Printable Room Planner – Brooklyn Berry Designs

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Do you have a room that you struggle with furniture placement? Are you often rearranging furniture but never find the right place for everything?

When I was in design school we got started with space planning (that is a fancy design word for where to place the furniture) by hand drawing a floor plan and had a stencil for the basic furniture pieces.  The best part of drawing out a floor plan is that you can rearrange your furniture in as many ways as you like without having to physically push and shove heavy furniture.pages included in the free printable room planner - room layout and furniture templates.

How To Use The Free Printable Room Planner

To start, print off the grid paper and furniture templates.  Use scissors to cut out the pieces you have to work with.  Use the

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20 Modern Living Room Designs with Stylish Curved Sofas

Curved sofas are popular and stylish furniture that allows to create unique, comfortable and modern living room designs in round and rectangular living spaces. Curved sofas can be used for decorating large and small living rooms, family rooms and home theaters.

Curved sofas bring a fresh feel into modern living room designs and create an adventurous, contemporary and unusual look while personalizing living spaces and designing cozy and inviting areas.

A curved sofa is an ideal furniture piece for many living room designs and entertainment rooms. Curved sofas bring soft lines and organic shapes into modern interior design and look wonderful with other living room furniture with straight edges and curvy details.

7 modern interior trends reinventing classic luxury and versatile functionality

Modern living room designs with curved sofas

Curved living room furniture, modern sofa in white

Curved sofas are one of modern trends in home decorating that create more

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20 Bold Art- Deco Inspired Living Room Designs

20 Bold Art- Deco Inspired Living Room Designs

The design style that hold its roots in the 20’s of the last century- Art-Deco is still a big influence in the modern interior design. The Art-Deco style is a specific eclectic blend of prominent colors such as gold and silver with combinations of soft muted colors: beige, cream, off white. The basic decor line of this truly imposing and modern interior style is often curvy due to the eclectic nature of Art-Deco. Art-Deco is our warm recommendation to everybody who strive to create a living space with sharp and yet soft appearance. Art Deco living room holds a really modern and chic statement and has a bold visual appearance with artistic and modern touch. We’ve gathered a showcase of 20 Bold Art Deco Living Room Ideas that could inspire you. Enjoy!

Art Deco Living Room

Image Source: The Lighthouse keeper

The appearance of this bold Art-Deco living room is

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29 Awesome Open-Concept Dining Room Designs

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It’s all open-concept these days when it comes to interior design, and it’s easy to understand why. Open-concept living spaces increase the level of functionality our homes have, and they make it easier to entertain or to keep an eye on the kids while making dinner. Of course, while open-concept spaces are popular for good reason, the principles of good design for open-concept spaces are not well known.

For example, if you have a dining room in your open-concept living space, do you know how to create enough separation between it and the other living spaces surrounding it? Should the dining room be directly adjacent to the kitchen, or should there be a living room or family room in between? What about colors, fabrics and materials?

There’s a lot to think about, and you’re only going to crack the code for your dining room by looking at examples. That’s why

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Exterior Shutter Styles Shown on Different House Designs

Victorian house with exterior shutter styles.

When selecting exterior shutter styles, the architectural design of a home should dictate which configuration is best. In general, five exterior shutter styles need consideration: louvered shutters, raised or grooved panels, a combination of louvers and panels, board and batten, and bahama shutters.

Many American homes have borrowed aspects of multiple architectural styles to create original structures. The combination of designs allows the homeowner to select an exterior shutter style that best blends with the home’s framework and accounts for regional influences. Following is a review of the most common architectural home styles in America.

House Styles

Victorian architecture is often adorned with ornate, steep roof lines, bay windows, terraces, and porches. Narrow windows are accented with either functional louvered shutters or solid paneled shutters. Multiple variations to the true Victorian style emerged, including the Italianate, Gothic Revival, Queen Anne, Folk Victorian, Shingle, and Second Empire styles.

Victorian house with exterior shutter styles.

Both Colonial

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30 Multifunctional and Modern Living Room Designs with TV and Fireplace

Multifunctional modern living room designs with the TV and fireplace can be a challenge. Modern living rooms start with the main functions and architectural features that define the space. Living room designs can be created around entertainment, socializing and relaxation or offer multifunctional living space for all these activities to enjoy alone or with family and friends.

Lushome shares a wonderful collection of modern living room designs that have the TV and fireplace, and look very elegant, comfortable and attractive. Space saving and smart interior design ideas that emphasize the beautiful architectural features are perfect for all social interactions while provide pleasant rooms for relaxing activities. It is possible to turn a living room into a place that all family members and friends enjoy.

Hiding the TV is not necessary in modern living rooms that often look like family rooms or media rooms. You can add living room furniture that

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Fixer Upper’s Best Living Room Designs and Ideas | HGTV’s Fixer Upper With Chip and Joanna Gaines

Open Concept Living Room With Exposed Beam Vaulted Ceilings

Re-pitching the roof line created the opportunity to create a much more dramatic space with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and lots more natural light. The living space also features new hardwood floors and a oversized chandelier. The open concept space allows a sneak peek at the kitchen and sunroom.

Inviting Foyer and Living Area With Exposed Beam Ceilings

An obtrusive utility closet, just inside the front entrance, was removed to facilitate the creation of a welcoming foyer that flows naturally into the main living area. A soft, gray tufted sofa, high-backed wooden bench, chandelier and exposed beam vaulted ceilings all add to the inviting vibe of the space.

Updated Living Room Design

Sage Green Living Room With Accent Window Grouping, Distressed Wall Decoration and Cedar Coffee Table

The living room was updated with fresh wall paint in sage green and new

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Home Designs Making a Mark

Lived-in looks, mixed materials, bespoke bathrooms, and a more mindful way of integrating technology—here’s what’s trending in design, accessories, smart technology, and amenities for the home.

Interior Design

Homes are feeling homier, and a relaxed, multidimensional look is taking hold.

“Furnishing will be less about one style, such as Scandinavian modernism or industrial chic, and more of an accumulation of looks based on individuality, need, purpose, and functionality,” says Jeffrey Beers of Jeffrey Beers International in New York.

As a reflection of this, Mr. Beers designed the signature lobby and amenity spaces at EchelonSeaport in Boston to be warm and inviting for residents by using unexpected textures, such as linen-inspired wall coverings, Grigio Perla marble flooring, and champagne-hued woven metal detailing.

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It’s a vibe that’s also being expressed through furnishings. “In sitting rooms and family rooms, we

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Farm Gal Designs: Family Room Updates

Well, the intent of this post was to link up with a blog party a week ago, but seeing as how I can barely keep us in clean clothes and dishes these days, I’m just going to post it now by myself.  

I haven’t really posted any before or afters of our house on here.  We bought our house from a family member, and that can be a sensitive situation when you start completely redoing things.  But it’s been almost two years since we got the keys, and I want to begin showing some of our progress.  Pretty much none of the rooms are completely finished yet, but we’ve made significant progress on

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