Navigating the world of interior design can be tricky—especially as a newcomer. Decorating an entire home isn’t cheap, and the unwritten rules of style always seem to creep up on you after you’ve poured in blood, sweat (oh-so-much sweat) and tears.
You know those lucky few weekends throughout the year when the stars seem to align perfectly in your favor and your calendar is wide open, without an appointment or party in sight? And, all of a sudden you are left with…*GASP*…nothing to do on a Sunday? No plans, no responsibilities and absolutely nowhere to be.
Just let sleeping dogs lie, right? Although a dog can sleep anywhere, there are huge benefits for both dogs and humans when they sleep in their own beds. Just as we invest in a good mattress for quality sleep, we should also invest in a good dog bed for our fur-babies. After all, they spend even more time sleeping then we do and deserve a comfortable spot to call their own.
We know what a struggle decorating can be. You start thinking about all the rooms that need help, all the shopping that you have to do, all the time it will take, and in short order, it all becomes overwhelming. We’d love to ease your pain a bit with this beginner’s guide to home decor. All you have to do is remember the 4 S’s—space, size, shape and style.
Stow the sweaters and soak in the sun, because spring is here! It’s the perfect time to throw open the windows, stir up a delicious spring-infused cocktail and invite friends to celebrate our favorite season.
When YouTube’s favorite newlyweds, Marcus + Kristin, bought a home in need of a little TLC, who do you think they turned to? Why, Ashley HomeStore, of course! With a home office crying for some creative design and an outdoor patio begging for definition, they welcomed our help.
Impressing us left and right, Natalie Thompson from Deeply Distressed is at it again with her stellar design skills. This time, however, she enlisted the aid of her daughter Endia, and turned her latest project into a bonding moment. The mother/daughter team sought out colors, chose stylish furniture, and not only designed a chic, functional new space, but they created great memories as well.
It’s easier than you might think to swing into a better life. Sleeping in a hammock delivers impressive benefits that could revolutionize the way you think about sleep. Insomnia? A thing of the past for many who use hammocks. Aches and pains? Diminished considerably. Increased ability to concentrate? You guessed it, just another benefit regular users of hammocks report feeling.
With so many rug sizes and styles available, it may be intimidating to choose one for your home. Area rugs have been called a room’s fifth wall, which means choosing the right one is as important and foundational as choosing the right wall color. Here’s a guide to choosing rug sizes that are a definite “design do” and will make a pleasing visual impact.
As you can tell by her Instagram username, “PreppyBohemianAtHome”, for Amber Shirley, boho is the only way to go – even in her son, Rylan’s bedroom. But she discovered that creating a “fashionable” boy’s room can be a tricky task when it’s video games and sports that take top priority for him. Thankfully her little man’s lack of interest in a stylish room couldn’t stop her from creating a space that’s infused with boho chic, yet still meets his demands for fun.