This question comes up all the time on Apartment Therapy, with good reason. You're in a rental and dread the thought of staring at white walls for the duration of your lease. You can't do anything permanent, because it's a) prohibitively expensive; b) too labor intensive to undo when you move out; or c) your landlord won't let you. Yada yada yada.
The general rule for layering two sets of curtains
is sheer + opaque. The sheers allow light in while providing privacy during the
day and the opaque layer blocks light for blissful sleep, warding off drafts and dampening noise. Beyond that the possibilities are
endless: mix and match prints, color and texture to create something unique.
With Spring right around the corner, luxury furniture retailer, Grange, recently introduced their colorful and refreshing 2013 collection featuring collaborations with interior designers Kathryn M. Ireland and Steve McKenzie. We were happy to attend this event in NYC where we met both designers and had a preview of their latest furniture and textile creations. More
How many times have you heard that it's all in the details? Here are a set of rooms with small linear touches that aren't necessarily permanent or even huge investments: in other words, perfect solutions for renters who don't want to invest too much time or money into a temporary space. We should all be so clever and resourceful.
Brooke, from the home décor blog Inside-Out Design, started with this run-of-the-mill old coffee table, and with some ingenuity and a lot of handiwork, she and her husband transformed it into a one-of-a-kind hand-tufted ottoman. More
Many trends in décor start in fashion; neon, pastel, and color blocking were on the runway a few seasons before they fully transitioned into the home. Lately, you can't browse an trendy shop without seeing the Milky Way reproduced on leggings or tank tops. But would you decorate with these out-of-this-world prints?
We included OnlineFabricStore in our roundup of best sources for online fabric last week based on their selection and easy site navigation. Now we've circled back to speak with Mayer, the site's founder, for this Store Profile and learned that it's actually a web offshoot of an older brick and mortar family-owned business.
Patterned wallpaper, pillows, bedding and other decor add welcome personality and style to a room. What you choose reflects who you are and what you want your home to be. This doesn't end at the individual patterns you pick, but also includes how you combine (or don't combine) them as well. Which begs the crucial question: How much do you like to match or mix it up? More