Six Stylish Bookshelves To Decorate Your Space (Even If You Aren’t An Avid Reader)

Many bookshelves are built to be utilitarian – designed to fit as many books as possible onto rows of simple, even shelves. But if you don’t have a big book collection, standard shelves probably aren’t the best use of your space. Of course, that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth having shelving units – you just […]

Novelty Accent Tables To Add A Little Personality To Your Living Space

Everyone has something they love – like a favorite animal, beloved hobby, or cherished pastime. But there’s a pretty stark divide between something you really like a lot, and something you want to decorate a whole room with. Sure, nautical, animal, or sport-themed rooms are all pretty common (among others), but if you want to […]

Build a Classy and Trendy Room Around a Tufted Chaise

Do you ever see a piece of furniture that you absolutely must have in your home, but aren’t sure what else to put with it in order for the room to still feel like a thematically complete set? Me too, and I’m here to help you build a unique furniture set that stays together. Today […]

Clinching Contemporary: Open Up Your Space with Lines, Movement, and Color

The word ‘contemporary’ refers to the here and now, the current era, or to things existing alongside each other. In interior design, however, it refers to a specific set of decor trends and ideals, focusing on space, clean lines, and neutral colors. Not to be confused with ‘modern’ decor, which typically refers to styles from […]

Get Your Style in Shape: Trendy Ideas for A Home Gym or Workout Space

This summer is a sizzler, and if you live anywhere in the continental United States you’ll be aware that spending any serious time outside during daylight hours has basically become unbearable. Bad news for fitness buffs. The heat and humidity can turn any workout from bracing to torturous, even dangerous. And summer isn’t even half over […]

Art Deco: Jazz Up Your Decor with Pieces by Dimond Home Furniture

The art deco style is a modern classic. Or maybe it would be more accurate to call it ‘classic modern’, since although it remains a relic of the jazz age, speakeasies, and old Hollywood, its influences are thoroughly modern. Emerging from the cultural landscape of postwar Europe and America, art deco takes its themes from […]

Transitional Homes: Modern Meets Its Match

Since my last few blogs have showcased differences between traditional and modern decor, I thought it was time to touch on a perennially popular and trendy design trend–the transitional style. And no, it’s not just what a room looks like when it is half-finished. Most accurately it could be called ‘best of both worlds’ style, or […]

Ombré: Colorful, Fashionable Fade

Spring is officially upon us–what better time to bring a little color into your life? And what better way to do it than with the distinctive gradient fade of the ombré style? It isn’t just for cakes and red carpet hair hairstyles! Ombré doesn’t belong to any one type of decor, and it isn’t limited […]

Contemporary Barcelona Chic: Warm, Sleek, and Modern

After living through the past few weeks of blizzards and cold fronts, it may be hard to believe in spring, but it’s real, it’s coming, and in only another month or so it will be here. Along with the warm weather comes a fresh perspective and and fresh energy, and if you’re looking to put […]

Six Sneaky Ways To Get All The Bookshelves You Need

For most people, bookshelves are just another piece of furniture. But for those with very large book collections, bookshelves are not only necessary, but a pretty major factor to consider when decorating your home. The more books you have, the more space you’ll need to dedicate to bookshelves – anywhere from a single wall to […]