Articles about Interior Design

9 Tips for Designing Outdoor Spaces that Complement Your Home’s Interior 

Homeowners increasingly realize the importance of extending their interior design concepts to outdoor spaces, creating a welcoming and cohesive living environment. Outdoor areas are no longer an afterthought; they now seamlessly integrate with our homes, functioning as extensions of our living spaces. This article delves into the art of designing outdoor spaces that harmonize with your home’s interior, exploring the role of elements such as an access door in achieving this integration. 

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Designing outdoor spaces takes a bit of practice but you’ll use the same concepts as you might indoors.

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Interior Design Toolbox: Portrait Art

Interior design is not just about selecting the right furniture and painting walls in trendy colors. It is an art form that tells a story, reflecting the personality and style of the occupants. Portrait art, with its unique ability to capture the essence of individuals, brings a personal and meaningful touch to any living space. When used correctly, they can turn a house into a home and breathe life into otherwise ordinary walls.

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Art brings so much to the space in which it resides. | Photo by Aleksandr Slobodianyk

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4 Key Home Staging Tips without Hiring a Pro

When selling a home you want to make sure it looks perfect in the eyes of potential buyers. That is why many people turn to home staging. However, hiring a home staging professional can often be expensive. On the other hand, if you don’t want to spend a fortune on home staging, then you should do it yourself. All you need is to learn a few key home staging tips and your home will look stunning. Home staging is not necessarily a hard task. Let’s start!

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As you consider these key home staging tips, try to imagine each space as its own art piece in a gallery. | Photo by Medhat Ayad

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Timely Tips for Remodeling Your Living Space

Spring is the ideal time for new beginnings but also changes. If you’ve been planning to renovate your living space this spring or summer, read these timely tips for remodeling your living space. These come from an architect who cares about good design.

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Remodeling your living space doesn’t have to be a massive project as these timely tips can get you started. | Photo by Spacejoy

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Kitchen Upgrades that Add Value to Your Home 

Not only is the kitchen often the focal point of the home, but it’s among the top-selling features when it comes to putting a property on the market. Due to this, many homeowners invest in their kitchens unnecessarily. While it’s true that certain kitchen upgrades, such as copper range hoods, will cause your property value to skyrocket, this isn’t the case for all kitchen upgrades. So, before you go splashing the cash on kitchen upgrades, learn about kitchen upgrades that add value, and then make your move.

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The kitchen is the heart of the home so most people want it to be both functional and beautiful. | Photo by Curtis Adams

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11 Essential Keys for Collecting Antiques 

Collecting antiques is a great hobby that can bring joy, pride, and financial benefits to both collectors and antique dealers. Whether using antiques as part of your interior design strategies or you simply want to own them, they undoubtedly have a unique charm. This makes them stand out from other collectibles and can be used to start conversations. Your investment can also provide long-term financial returns as many pieces become increasingly valuable over time due to increased rarity or sentimental attachments. Let’s jump right into the eleven keys for collecting antiques!

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Collecting antiques has been a respected hobby for centuries. | Image by JamesDeMers

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11 Ways to Use Antiques in Your Interior Design  

Antique pieces can certainly bring beauty and character to your home decor. Whether you’re looking for something modern or vintage, some pieces can complete any room. With the right pieces, you can give a unique feel to your living space that will make it truly stand out. In this article, we’ll look at eleven ways to use antiques in your interior design.

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Utilizing an antique in your home’s interior design will add a depth of character that’s simply powerful. | Photo by Ricky Gálvez

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Using Flowers in Your Home Décor to Add Vibrancy

The condition of your home significantly affects your mood and well-being. A dull, cluttered, and uninspiring atmosphere is draining, while a vibrant and well-decorated space is energizing. A great way to instantly add vibrancy is by using flowers in your home décor. 

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A room with a view made better with fresh flowers. | Photo by Max Vakhtbovych

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How Top Interior Designers Use Wall Art

Interior design is all about creating a beautiful and functional space that reflects the personality and lifestyle of the people who live there. One powerful design concept in interior design is the use of wall art. Whether you want to focus on portraits, landscapes, or even a combination of themed art pieces, wall art is an essential element in every interior designer’s arsenal. In this piece, we’ll look at the best ways that interior designers use wall art.

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Here is an example of a simple, yet strong design strategy. | Photo by Medhat Ayad

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Guide to Choosing the Right Commercial Flooring for Your Needs

Choosing the right commercial flooring for your business or home is an important decision. It affects the look and feel of your space and its functionality. The wrong choice could end up costing you in terms of both money and time. This guide will help you choose commercial flooring products that are right for your needs. So read on to figure out what commercial flooring products are right for you, and how to select the proper flooring.

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There are many types of flooring available but when it comes to a commercial space, durability is a crucial factor.

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5 Remodeling Kitchen Keys to a Brilliant Reno

It’s been said, “The kitchen is the most important room in the house.” There’s a lot of truth to that. When you purchase a new house in Louisville, you might want to make minor or even major changes to certain parts of the house. A kitchen is the most common room people remodel after buying a home. But even if the kitchen is perfect at purchase, living in it for a long time will bring about the desire for a complete kitchen renovation. Keep reading to learn about the X remodeling kitchen keys.

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If you follow these five remodeling kitchen keys you’re sure to have a very positive outcome.

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Update a Teen’s Bedroom in Big Ways with Wallpaper

Do you have children who are tired of their rooms? Want to update a teen’s bedroom? Wallpaper can do more than simply make an ugly room look better, it can also reflect the personality of your teen. Here are three reasons why wallpaper can make a huge impact on your teen’s bedroom.


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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Cleaning Your Windows

Maybe you don’t need to update your windows, they just need a good cleaning. This can be a good way to make your home look nicer and let in more light. But if you are not careful, you could damage your windows. People often make the same mistakes when cleaning their windows, which can lead to scratched glass, cloudy film, or even cracked panes. We’ve put up a list of seven frequent errors that individuals make when cleaning their windows, as well as how to avoid them.

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After cleaning your windows the space will feel so much brighter and even larger! Photo: Image by Pexels from Pixabay

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Modern Dining Room Design: A Guide

People gather in a dining room to enjoy meals with their loved ones. When designing your dining room, there are many things to keep in mind. By keeping up with current trends, you can be sure that your dining room will feature the latest furniture and interior design elements. Read on to learn more about today’s modern dining room design.

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How to Make Your Home Stylish AND Functional

When decorating the home, our first thought is “style.” But you also want a space that works for you and your family. Many people feel like they have to pick one over the other. It can be challenging to find the perfect balance between the two. Finding a balance between the two does not have to be about choosing one over the other. In this article, we are going to look at how to make your home stylish and functional.

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