So the place you're living in currently isn't the "dream" home you fantasize about from time to time. But that's okay. Even if you aren't living in your ideal dream home right now, there are still plenty of reasons to love where you live now (and plenty of things to do to make yourself love it if you don't quite yet). So what are the four most important things to remember when your current home isn't your dream home? Read on.
Though small space living can mean certain sacrifices, living in a studio doesn't have to mean getting rid of everything you love. There are still ways you can marry studio living with some of the elements usually associated with larger homes. Need proof? We've got seven stylish studios.
During these cold, gray times, it can be easy to forget that spring is right around the corner. Not only will adding a little green to your home improve your mood right now — it can also serve as a reminder that winter won't last forever. Here's how to do just that.
Find yourself rolling your eyes at your local design store's window display? Not in the mood to go thrift store shopping...again? Did you find yourself — gasp — bored with the latest IKEA catalog? You might be suffering from design burn out, and your home's decor might be showing it, too. How do you get back to loving everything design? Finding your zest for DIY projects? To that special energetic space where you live and breathe paint colors? We've got the tips to finding your creative inspiration again.
Decorating with plates may remind you of grandma's house and, true enough, they work perfectly with a vintage aesthetic, but they are so versatile that you can make them work in any setting. Spice up a whole wall or just a little nook with a bit of color or pattern. Here are 18 examples, in a variety of homes and styles, showing how adaptable plates are as decor.
Sometimes you need your home to wrap you up in a big hug and never let you go. So focus on creating a cozy, comfort-zone corner you can retreat to when life gets frustrating, unpleasant and tough. We've got the elements of the anatomy of an effortlessly cool and comfy nook...and we're giving you the steps to create your own at-home getaway corner!
Creating a statement wall, or even just filling a blank space, does not have to be limited to framed art. From hanging a rug on the wall to stenciling a bold pattern, here are a few of our favorite alternatives.