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9 Dorm Room Classics Schooled in Grown-Up Style
Furniture, shelves and lighting from college years past make for high-grade interiors with a bright future
"of tiny rooms and stark, spare furniture that I remember from my own college days —... in our room.) But there's something to be said for the beloved staples of dorms... your dorm room? Now that I think of it, I don't think they'd been invented yet when I... we had room for were cardboard boxes under the beds. LOL Have you ever tried to lift... average dorm rooms. They ARE beautiful and look so comfortable, one might not want to graduate..."
Decorating 101: How to Shop for Furniture
Before you hit the stores, learn what furniture to get rid of, what to look for when buying, and how to avoid mistakes
"living room. I had been browsing Houzz on Sundays and had some idea what I wanted... plethora of idea presented in Houzz Good idea and very practical to make a floor plan and... living room, I will not be able to open the door." Next, you dismiss the idea of... All good ideas. Except for one. Don't road test anything, in any store. Do the right... remodeled each room (yes, this was a once in a lifetime adventure), then we shopped at Houzz..."
Why Your Room Wants a Small Chair
Overstuffed chairs have their place, but undersize ones have more. Tuck one in and watch guests flock over
"every room he designs includes a small-scale — sometimes even child-size — chair... living room. No problem. I crumpled up the floor plan and tucked the chair right... in the room, it has a straight back, it's easy to get in and out of, and it's the... modern room and I remember every detail fondly. I agree with the idea of the small... living room, one next to the bed, one in the sewing room. I gravitate to these at..."
Dare to Decorate With Colorful Upholstery
If a scarlet sofa or royal-blue recliner has your heart singing, here's help to make sure it hits the right notes
"into your decor, these eight tips are here to help.... living room that I love. The living room is open to the dining room. The dining room... youth room. When I was decorating my lady's office recently I so wished I had that... living room...they just make me smile! I like the idea of pairing the bold colored... our TV room. It's just the 2 of us and the room is small so we don't have any other... in the room. We also have 2 small red leather tub chairs in our living room. Our sofa..."
Step Away From the Wallpaper: Why Decorating Risks Are Overrated
"with your decorating choices, consider this your official excuse to let yourself off... about decorating. I have always "trusted my gut" when it comes to decorating so I... like a room all in one color. Right now, our great room has 5 hues, tones, and tints... all the decorating and re-decorating that I might have wanted...Instead I had to "make... always have ideas of what I like in style, but I've discovered that I can't make rooms..."
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... Nice idea for all of us to think about our favorite decorating elements. Great... make a room look retro...colours and matching decor are key. I'm not a fan of wallpaper... in the room if it were mine ;). What a fun room! Ddelora...I certainly agree about..."
Save Your Decor — Hide Your Media Stuff
When you tuck boxes, wires and speakers into walls and ceilings, all you'll notice is your favorite shows or music
"excellent ideas! I love walking into a period decorated room, and not seeing modern... hate the idea of having a tv as a focal point of a room or even in view when not being... living rooms for at least 40 years. Formal living rooms are rarely used - normally... of the room decor. When it has worked, its usually because the overall design of... relaxed room? I guess for some folks a 'done' room is more relaxing - I can see that..."
Houzz Quiz: What's Your Decorating Style?
"out what decorating style suits you best... trouble decorating? That might be because you’re not sure what your style is and how... which decorating style is right for you.... ining-Room-transitional-dining-room-san-francisco Thanks! My browser kept skipping... in my idea book - but not for the style or colours but for the room arrangement.... com/ideabooks/Decorating-Styles#Decorating Sadly, there were too many questions without any..."
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... mountains of decor magazines littering the living room any more, either! Ugh, I wish I'd... beyond decoration and taste: love, respect, and compromise are essential ingredients... had no idea what we were getting ourselves into, and a had a blow out fight on the... got to decorate how she wanted, but she had to kowtow on price and it took forever..."
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
"front room and leather for family room Purchased good quality leather furniture about... every room and how interesting to find out about different fabrics. I've always... Herculon. A decorator picked out a sofa and chairs about 16 years ago and it had Olefin... a good idea to have a sticky roller nearby in our house. I thought the same thing... fabric idea. Is there a manufacture and or furniture store in the New York area that..."
Decorating Is Going to the Dogs
Proclaim your affection for your furry best friend with dog-themed decorating gestures, grand or small
"dog-themed decorating gestures, grand or small... unique idea. I would like to suggest your ideas to my friend. Thanks for sharing this... Beautiful ideas, I love the dog little room. J'adore l'idée J'aime bien l'idée She is... strangest room I've ever seen, quite attractive but there is a mirror sort of thing from... secret room or something. I find it a bit eerie. So you can score some of this stuff... Great ideas for doggie lovers. My friend like doggies very much and she will be happy..."
Decorate with Intention: Clutter Clearing 101
"in each room, shoes in another. We have to make room for each of us to live in a c... impose my idea of housekeeping on my daughters' room we were in a useless battle. That's... shared the room) had a rocking chair in their room, which became the place to put wear-again... to re-decorate this room, but told her I would not create a thing, change one thing... peaceful room, albeit not yet the re-designed room. That came later. But she came home..."
Get More Mileage From Your Coffee Table Books — as Decorating Elements
Take a page from resourceful decorators by using your gorgeous books in design-savvy ways around the home
"resourceful decorators by using your gorgeous books in design-savvy ways around the home... essential in decorating as a vase or a throw pillow. They add color, texture, height and... love the idea of coffee table books used in the decor of a room. I have so many I really... useless decorating ideas! Everything has a place and everything in it's place is the... better decorating idea...not clutter every where so you can use an item the way it..."
Decorating With Antiques: Chests, Dressers and Buffets
"about decorating with antiques is that they add instant history and soul to a home... love to decorate with antiques is the sheer beauty of them. It’s a joy to live with... beautiful rooms. Antiques do bring character and uniqueness to decorating. In the 5th... well as ideas in decorating! Thanks. I am overwhelmed with lots of hand-me-downs as... love this idea I too love the idea of the barrel-top trunk on its side. I saw a fabulous..."
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... design/decor element in any other room except for my sewing room - thanks for the... office as a decor piece; it's blue like the rest of the room! Thanks for the inspiration... child's room, I find them kinda creepy. My cat loves mine! Everyone who comes into... and I decorate the front facade according to the seasons. It sits in my living room..."