Scandinavian Interior Design: 10 Best Tips for Creating a Beautiful Space

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Scandinavian style and hygge decor have swept the world over with a distinct look hailed in our favorite design magazines and blogs. With a focus on simplicity, minimalism, and functionality, this design movement which emerged in the 1950s has added an appreciation for craftsmanship and understated elegance in homes. Here’s a quick guide with our top tips for creating Scandinavian interior design in your own home. By the end of this post, you’ll know exactly how to infuse a space with the clever functionality and pleasing aesthetics of Scandinavian interiors!

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Online Interior Designer Spotlight: Amelia Rozas

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“Some main points that drive my motivation are: encouragement, flexibility, and constructive criticism.”

With a family background in architecture and design, Decorilla online interior designer Amelia Rozas chose to follow in her mom and dad’s footsteps and get her Master’s Degree in Architecture from Florida International University. Amelia believes that continuing education is very important to stay up to date on all the latest and greatest design trends as well as international design. She also completed her thesis at Universita degli Genova in Genova, Italy. Throughout her years in the design field she has become an expert in the areas of re-design, home staging, green design and Feng-Shui. Amelia’s creativity shines through in every project with bold, intricate design details sure to intrigue any onlooker.

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Before & After: Playful Modern Online Living Room Design

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Moving into a new house with a blank space can be overwhelming. Where to start? What to purchase first? What existing pieces to incorporate if any? This can get even trickier when there are family members with different styles.

Our client Kim, was feeling overwhelmed by the challenge and wondering what to do next. She wanted the help of a professional online interior designer to merge their preferences into one beautiful cohesive home design. Read on to see how an empty space was transformed into a colorful and modern living room with clients of varying tastes.

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Online Interior Designer Spotlight: Michelle Boudreau

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“I am passionate about creating environments that tell a visual story and take you on an emotional journey or fun adventure.”

With her love of travel and continually immersing herself in different cultures and communities, Decorilla online interior designer Michelle Boudreau brings a modern, edgy style to all her designs. Having lived in London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs, she draws inspiration for her designs from her surroundings. For 20 years she has been perfecting her style and seamlessly merging old + new.  Michelle can transform any space into the flawlessly designed oasis that is sure to make your jaw drop.

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Top 10 Outdoor Seating Areas

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As summer slowly fades into fall we welcome the perfect time of year to be outside. Not too hot, not too cold, the ideal temperature to enjoy time with family and friends. Take a look at our top 10 picks for outdoor seating areas and get a little inspiration to spruce up your own outdoor space! If you need some inspiration for outdoor decor check out our tips for decorating your outdoor space.

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Top 5 Backyard Lighting Trends

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The air is hot, the drinks are cold, and backyard living is at its prime. Whether you’re entertaining or simply enjoying some peace and quiet, there is nothing more enjoyable than an outdoor space that is well designed. Now that your porch design is on point, don’t forget about the outdoor area in the back of the house! Take a look at our top backyard lighting trends of this summer and get ready to give your yard an instant face lift.

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Online Interior Designer Beach Style Living Room

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Whether it’s a punch of color, a show stopping decor piece or a fun thematic style, flexing those design muscles in new ways keeps a space fresh. A fantastic example of this happened with a recent transformation to an outdated beach house. All it took was a little risk-taking and professional guidance from a Decorilla online interior designer to get a fantastic beach style living room.

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Top 10 Summer Interior Design Trends

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Welcome sweet summertime! Sunshine, outdoors, family, and friends. While ideas for outdoor summer décor are a must have, the change of seasons is a great time to spruce up your interior  as well and give it a little love. Design trends are constantly changing and adapting as the years pass, which can be difficult to keep up with. Here is our list of top 10 summer interior design trends of 2017. This could be the best summer yet!

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10 Interior Design Rules to Break this Summer

interior design rules mismatched-dining-chairsAhh summer time! The season to be a bit more carefree, to take risks; and what better place to start than your personal home?

Gone are the days where you had to follow design rules to make your home be style worthy. Beautiful things happen when you step outside of the box, when you bend or even break the rules from time to time.

So don’t be afraid to challenge the interior design rule book and add a splash of bold and fun this summer. Here are 10 rules to ignore and interior design tips to consider as well.

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