18 Genius Wall Decor Ideas | HGTV’s Decorating & Design Blog

So, you recently moved into a new place, and you finally have your furniture arranged exactly how you want it. You placed your decorative accents and hung the few pieces of art you own. But every time you sit down to relax on the sofa, those big, blank walls taunt you with their unforgivable boringness. “I need decor! I need decor!” they cry. So, you flip on the TV and drown them out with an episode of House Hunters.

We’ve all been there. Blank walls can be a total headache when you don’t have time, funds or ideas —

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Design Decor & Disha | An Indian Design & Decor Blog

In today’s post on our Indian Art form series, I’m gonna talk about the art of paper cutting or better known as Sanjhi. Like the name itself suggests Sanjhi or paper cutting art is an art of paper cutting. The paper is cut in a way that the paper holds together and yet it shows a beautiful intricate pattern on it. For the complete tutorial on Sanjhi, watch the video below.

Origin:
Sanjhi is practised in Mathura and Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh in India. Though the paper cutting work is done all across the world, Sanjhi is little different. 

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18 Predictions for 2020 Exterior Home Design | Blog

We’ve come up with 18 predictions for 2020 exterior home design. That said, as 2020 is quickly approaching it’s important to be aware of what’s coming down the pipeline and how you can achieve the latest look.  Many clients are asking for updates and we want to be sure we make the best decisions for each home exterior. We’ve sent our best brick&batten designers on the hunt to discover what you should be focused on in your 2020 house design.  Fast forward to spring, what will we be noticing in home exteriors?


18 Predictions for 2020 Home Design:

No. 1//

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The 15 Best Interior Designers In BirminghamBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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Interior Designers: Birmingham, Al

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Who is the best designer in Birmingham AL? Here are 15 candidates. Choose your favorite and tell us who we missed in the comments section.

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With its eclectic, authentic charm and renovated historic properties, Birmingham has plenty of inspiration and resources for the local interior designers. The city is home to the highly successful regional magazine, Southern Living, and an incredible selection of antique stores, art galleries, and upscale boutiques.

Among the decorators in the Birmingham metro area, there are 15 who truly shine in their field. Listed

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The Design Files | Australia’s most popular design blog.

Interiors

Georgina Jeffries delivers an unpretentious, minimalist interior for this coastal retreat in Lorne.

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Gardens

A pair of Australian francophiles bring their love of the French countryside to regional Australia.

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Architecture

A former Bed & Breakfast in Sydney’s Forest Lodge returned to its former glory as a grand family home, by Carter Williamson.

Studio Visit

How florist Gina Lasker of Georgie Boy has embraced a direct-to-consumer business model to support local flower growers during Covid:19.

Printed Matter

A new book from interiors writer and stylist Natalie Walton tells the story

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8 Family Room Decorating Ideas From The ExpertsBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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Planning an interior design for a family room; where do you start? Here are 8 pointers directly from expert interior designers to help you take the first step.

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Whether you gather together to watch the big game or have a quiet night of family fun, the family room is where you spend the most time gathering with friends and loved ones. It is where you make memories that all will cherish for years to come.

With a room that is used so often, and is the hub of your daily life, you want

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12 Best Interior Design Finds At IKEA

IKEA. The behemoth discount furniture retailer that we loathe… and love. It’s the one-stop shop for designing a space on a budget.

April 8, 2020

Best LED Desk Lamps Recommended by Interior Designers

At times, people experience eye strain and fatigue. Such issues can be avoided by ensuring that you have acquired a good desk lamp. The desk lamp should illuminate your working area well, and you will not experience eye strain and fatigue while working. A great desk lamp also improves your productivity levels.

April 8, 2020

Best Gifts That Will Wow

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Design Dilemma: Mixing Wood Finishes In A Room – Schneiderman’s {the blog}


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This design dilemma comes from a post suggestion that we received via email.

Design dilemma question on mixing woods in a space

It’s a great question, so thank you for asking!

The answer to your question is NO.   All of the wood finishes in a space do not need to match.

In fact, too many perfectly matching pieces can make a room feel bogged down, so the current trend is to mix furniture and finishes to liven up your space and make it more interesting.

There are skilled designers that can mix what seems to be unending finishes in a room and get away with

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Blog | Mid Century Design & Decor Guide

The furniture and decor introduced in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s were clean, sophisticated, and inclusive. Despite the passage of time, mid century designs have remained a staple in interior architecture. In this guide, we’ll cover the fundamentals of how to realise a mid century modern décor and where to shop for the pieces you desire.

1. Interior Design Inspirations
To kick things off, remember that great interior design draws bits and pieces of influence from different styles, so include some elements that are outside of the mid century boundaries.

2. Pick the Right Colours
Selecting colours is always the

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12 Tips for Home Exterior Design in 2019 | Blog

12 TIPS for Home Exterior Design in 2019

We have cultivated some projects and come up with 12 TIPS to help with your house exterior design.  A beautiful house exterior is just as important, if not more important, than a beautiful interior.  Maybe it’s time to show your house some love with simple changes that create a big impact!

Tip #1.

Front Load Garage Tips:

Do you have the dreaded front load garage? Your garage takes up too much real estate on the front of your home to just ignore it…. It’s like the elephant in the room.  That said,

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Budget Breakdown: How Much Does It Cost To Decorate A Room? | Kathy Kuo Blog

Today on the blog, we’re discussing the topic that every designer likes to avoid: Your decorating budget and the cost to decorate a room. Maybe you just moved into a new home, maybe you’re tired of your current furniture, or maybe you just need a fresh new look. Whatever the reason, when you’re all ready to start your project and start shopping for furniture, that inevitable question drifts into your head like a beleaguering raincloud: How much is this going to cost me?

Luckily, evaluating and pricing furniture and home decor is our area of expertise here at Kathy Kuo

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The 15 Best Interior Designers in MinneapolisBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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Who is the best Interior designer in Minneapolis? Here is a list of 15 interior designers who may be the one. Vote for your fave and suggest new ones too.

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In the land of 10,000 lakes, Minneapolis is well known as an industrial center of America. But it is also home to many fantastic interior designers, and it was tough to choose only 15 of them!

Here they are, listed in no particular order.

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While most kids absolutely loathe the idea of cleaning their room, Lisa relished it; she didn’t look at it

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Goodbye, House. Hello, Home! Blog

WARNING!
Picture overload!

In May, I was contacted by Pietown Productions to stage a tiny home in Anderson, SC 

for an upcoming episode!

Well, the episode is airing (LINK BELOW) and now I’m allowed to talk about it!

I’ve been home staging here in Upstate, SC for 17 years and although staging for HGTV

wasn’t even on my radar, I was honored to be chosen to work with them.

After I was contacted, I had a week to go visit the house, 

meet the darling homeowner, take measurements, and gather the decor.

The timing was hurried, but thankfully, since the

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Design Dilemma: Arranging Furniture Around A Corner Fireplace – Schneiderman’s {the blog}

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Corner Fireplace – K. Hovanian Homes via Houzz

Finding just the right furniture placement that looks good, functions well, and fits perfectly can be tricky sometimes.  Especially if you’re dealing with a too-small (or too large) space, an awkward floor plan, or a design element that you’re not sure what to do with.

The corner fireplace can be one such element.  Even though some specifically choose to have them and love them, there are others that are frustrated and puzzled by them.

One of our readers recently asked if we could put together a post with some ideas on how

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The Design Confidential – A Lifestyle Blog // DIY, Furniture Plans, Design, Travel, Entertaining, Family + Style Stories

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I Adore the Firefly Art Print by The Design Confidential via @thdesconf


At long last I am super excited to annouce Confidential Print Shop is open for business and printable art is first on the menu. I have actually had the shop set up for months, but I was feeling extremely anxious about hitting the publish button on this post. I’m not entirely sure why, but it most likely stems from a fear of failure. Truth be told, setting up a storefront and selling something that is uniquely yours and not made by someone else, is terrifying. Because what if no one cares? What if

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New Year, New 2019 Living Room Trends to be Inspired ByBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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A new year brings new interior design and décor trends. Take a look at some of the hottest ways to decorate your living room and update your design space for 2019.

Boho Is Back

Boho, or Bohemian style, never truly went away, but it’s certainly coming back full force in 2019. This décor style incorporates elements that are particularly interesting, full of life, or from different cultures. It embraces the unusual, the carefree, and the relaxed, inspired by those who lead unconventional lives, such as

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Stores are sold out of clorox and lysol wipes everywhere right now. So I thought i’d share a homemade DIY disinfecting recipe that you can use for the time being.In this video i will be showing you a very easy way to make disinfectant wipes at home! Make sure to use a good quality paper towel or it will fall apart ! (more…)






“Waiting hours under tropical rain, I got this Golden-tailed Sapphire singing on a perch!”
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Interested in living in round homes or yurts?

If you are considering building a new home and have a

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Interior Design History: Decorating Styles Through the AgesBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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For as long as humanity has been a species, we’ve decorated.

From the ancient cave-paintings of our hunter-gatherer ancestors, to the fluted columns of early Western civilization, to modernist architecture into the 20th century, and now to 21st Century eclecticism, we’ve taken pride in our homes and in our communities by celebrating the wonders of aesthetics and practical design.

Are there any common threads in the history of interior design and exterior design? What have the Ancient Egyptians got in common with the Art Deco cities of the 1920s jazz age? And what design elements

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Easy Accent Wall Ideas for Your Living Room – Wall Designs Blog: Murals, Graphics, Decals, Stickers

What you put on your living room wall can make or break the whole ambiance of the room and set the tone for the rest of your home’s decorations. If you find the right fit for your family’s needs and tastes, you’ll find that you might start spending more time at home than not. Knowing how to design a living room wall can be a highly productive skill for you to learn so that you can make your home a true oasis or fun spot for guests and family to enjoy. If you’re looking for the best way on how

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