Category Archives: Style

What Is French Provincial Architecture?

Known for its stately, manor-like appearance, French Provincial architecture has been a popular building style since the 1600s—and remains a popular pick today. Typically, French Provincial homes were constructed by French aristocrats in the provinces—or rural areas—outside of Paris. Some famous French provinces include Normandy, Brittany, and Provence, as a province usually designated a regional […]

What is Toile Design?

A French word meaning “linen cloth” or “canvas,” toile is a type of canvas-like fabric that has been a popular decorating element since the mid-1700s. The term “toile” can have a few different meanings, including the canvas-like fabric itself, a repeated pattern on the fabric, or a test garment made from the fabric. For decorating […]

4 Ways to Style Your Home Like an Interior Designer

Whether it’s an inspirational home in a glossy magazine or a celebrity’s well-styled house on social media, they often share one thing – the all-important touch of an interior designer. Designers bring beauty and taste to homes they work with, creating luxurious, enviable spaces. Achieving that polished designer feel in the home is completely possible […]

How to Bring Tropical Vibes into Your Home

Paradise is a state of mind, but it’s a lot easier to feel chilled out when you’re on a tropical vacation! Think days spent napping under palm trees, where the biggest decision you have to make is whether to surf or sunbathe. Bring home that laid-back feeling by giving your interiors a tropical touch. Here […]

Top Five Dining Room Trends In 2021

Whether you have a small or large space, you can fit a dining room into your home. In the past, the dining room has been the most overlooked in a home. Meals are frequently taken in other rooms in the house out of convenience or habit. The thing about the dining room is it never […]

10 teenage bedroom ideas to make decorating a teen’s space simple

Coming up with stylish teenage bedroom ideas and designing a room that they love and you approve of can be… tricky. Anything to do with teenagers can be tricky. You want to create a space that reflects their tastes and interests, still is slightly in keeping with the rest of the house, and has longevity […]

Purple Bedroom Tips and Decorating Ideas

Purple seems to stir up strong emotions: people either love it or they hate it. Because of that, it’s not one of the most common colors used to decorate the primary bedroom—many people only think of it as appropriate for a child’s bedroom or an over-the-top feminine flouncy space. And that’s a shame, because actually, when […]

7 Quick and Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home on a Budget

At one time or another, most of us have experienced the feeling of looking around our home and no longer being satisfied or inspired by its interior. Maybe you tried a few trends that don’t look quite as fresh as they once did or perhaps the wall color you once loved now feels drab or […]

How Much Does an Interior Designer Really Cost?

When it comes to decorating your home, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. With room after room to design and many options out there, even the savviest home decorators can feel a bit of pressure. That’s why hiring an interior designer can be a great way to create your dream space. But every professional comes […]