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Guest Picks: Everything Old-World Is New Again
Give even a new build a romantic history with lighting fixtures, hardware and drapes that recall the Old Country
"into the decor, and included lots of new items that have an old-world feel. The front... boots. My country boots are usually covered in dirt and mud they won't be making it upstairs... French country theme. I used a French lantern from Ballard Designs in my breakfast... the Old Country..."
My Houzz: A Backyard Getaway Emerges From a Grain Shed
"brimming with country charm, this snug antiques-filled hideout encourages quiet pastimes... time to decorate, Emma hunted high and low for the perfect antique pieces. "Half of... with the country sounds, taking my breakfast out there or cooking it there! It's just... these decorative flowers with dishes from garage sales and sells them locally. The..."
10 Ideas for Packable Decor From Your Travels
It's fun to decorate with finds from a trip — but not so fun to lug them home. These ideas are affordable and easy on the suitcase
"fun to decorate with finds from a trip — but not so fun to lug them home. These ideas... shopping for decor while on vacation is great, and the promise of bringing home a one-of-a-kind... your own country is worth it! Although my collection is in no way decorative or aesthetic... with my decor. Small pottery pieces, tiles, or fabric items make perfect gifts and... I love decorating with the memories of great people met while traveling and time spent..."
Everything I Need to Know About Decorating I Learned from Downton Abbey
"these 10 decorating tips from the PBS series, returning on January 5... small decorative objects. Heehee! What fru-fru decorators call cheap knick-knacks... was a "country house",,, er ... stately home. Many American country houses still have... with the decor. The sense of humor is well appreciated! I got quite a few chuckles out... about decorating, but it was so much better than that. :) There is apparently an..."
Is an Online Decorator Right for You?
For a professional look at a lower price and from the convenience of home, e-decorating may be the perfect solution
"home, e-decorating may be the perfect solution... "E-decorating" or "virtual decorating" allows clients to access a decorator from... wanting to decorate and improve our homes on our own. But what happens when things just... full-service decorator or interior designer is the right course; however, if the cost of... in-person decorator is out of reach, or if you simply want to have more control over... design, e-decorating can include everything from mood boards and floor plans to specific..."
Toy With Dollhouses for Grown-up Decorating Charm
"whimsical decorative appeal. I know I'm not alone, but I'm still comforted to know that... and I decorate the front facade according to the seasons. It sits in my living room... currently decorating. A dear friend in England has just sent me a basement for it, because... around to decorating in her childhood, but that's okay too! Sometimes just planning for... because I decorated that thing to the nines! I still have it and I am patiently waiting..."
9 Decorating Trends to Love Forever
"favorites in decor, materials and colors. What are yours?... the same decor for more than a couple years. I am constantly making slight adjustments... are the decorating trends that will always have a place in the look book of your heart... favorite decorating elements. Great article! I think I'm going to try out that gallery... matching decor are key. I'm not a fan of wallpaper....there are just too many other... English Country furniture and accessories in the room if it were mine ;). What a fun..."
Staging vs. Decorating: What's the Difference?
Unlike decorating, staging your home isn't about personal style — it's about creating ambiance and appeal for buyers
"nlike decorating, staging your home isn't about personal style — it's about creating... between decorating your home and staging it to sell. It can be hard to understand at... staging and decorating. An immediate example is that when I'm decorating I tend to place... staging and decorating, think of it this way: Decorating is all about you and what you... between decorating and staging. I have been a decorating hobbist since high school..."
Decorate With Intention: The Art of Compromise
You're modern, he's traditional? Someone's collection has gotta go? These 10 steps can help keep the peace when decorating tastes clash
"do you decorate a home when your significant other has a completely different style... read As a decorator I always joke that my job is part decorator, part problem solver... said -- decorating is all about self-expression and a little bit of compromise (or... remodelling or decorating, we can sometimes get a bit single minded on a small detail - My... mixed with decorating is tricky. I just ended the option period on a house that needs..."
When Your Tastes Clash: How to Design and Decorate as a Couple
Want to keep the peace? Work with both of your styles when remodeling, decorating or building new, for a home that feels right to all
"remodeling, decorating or building new, for a home that feels right to all... beyond decoration and taste: love, respect, and compromise are essential ingredients... mountains of decor magazines littering the living room any more, either! Ugh, I wish I'd... english country style/vintage/shabby chic lover. Our home is eclectic in the true... got to decorate how she wanted, but she had to kowtow on price and it took forever..."
A Subliminal Approach to Fall Decorating
Get your home in the autumn groove without going over the top, with decorating ideas from two top San Francisco designers
"with decorating ideas from two top San Francisco designers... way to decorate for me. Re cheap, childlike decor, I think of it as whimsical and... look "decorative" or debugged! Decorative wood....... is natural wood. It is simply... outside decorations I don't want to have pets, wind or little kids risk knocking over... After decorating, think about great smells. I like to hide cinnamon scented pine... seasonal decor ideas seem juvenile and childish. Thanks for an insightful article...."
4 Home Tour Dazzlers Offer Holiday Decor Inspiration
Local designers offer holiday takes from minimalist to traditional, with fresh colors, artful arrangements and even reusable decor
"holiday decorating: using items that can have a function elsewhere later and using... fits our country home. We hope you will enjoy it. I too love the traditional Christmas... refreshing decor, but are afraid to deviate from traditional roots entrenched here. Love... Christmas decorations! But the dining table with backless benches is troubling. Bring... traditional decor, including decorative pillows on the porch swing. The porch opens into..."
Decorate With Intention: Define Your Style
"define your decorating style in one simple phrase can be a powerful tool, helping you make... there are decorators in the world, but one thing is certain: Your style statement needs... terms than decorating alone. From the clothes you wear to the books you read and the... whole decorating magazine and 'it all looks so lovely' even if it's in various styles... ultra-modern decor that makes me think, 'Which way to radiology?' is out. Matchy-match..."
10 Things Decorators Want You to Know About What They Do
They do more than pick pretty colors. Here's what decorators can do for you — and how you can help them
"Here's what decorators can do for you — and how you can help them... about what decorators do? Ever wonder where those fees go, what they do all day or how... interior decorators who offer their take on the job, working with clients and the b... as the decorator does. Any decorator or designer worth their salt is able to create... and a DECORATOR. A decorator is NOT qualified to design renovations, create blueprints..."
Bulletproof Decorating: Upholstery That Stands Up to Anything
Kids and pets are no match for fabrics as durable as these, which meet higher style standards than ever
"other countries' textile mills and clothing manufacturers. Admittedly, we used to... hand to countries like China to help them address such gross oversights. And that... in our country understanding that quality fabrics are expensive to produce (for just... across the country. And, their attention to sustainability is also of great importance... Herculon. A decorator picked out a sofa and chairs about 16 years ago and it had Olefin..."