Decorilla Designer Spotlight: Cristina Ramirez

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Many of us have arrived at our life’s passion via varied and winding paths. Cristina Ramirez, a Los Angeles based Decorilla designer, discovered her career in interior design evolving from her work in company branding and social media content creation. Here, this young, fresh design talent shares more about what compelled her to design, her current favorite design trends, and why her home office is the space in her home!

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5 Crowdsourcing Sites That Will Save You Money

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There is no denying that the evolution of the internet and its expansive effect on human interaction is incredible. Chris Anderson, the curator of the TED Conference, offers that by bringing people together, the internet creates a phenomenon he calls “crowd-accelerated innovation.” One of these innovations comes in the form of crowdsourcing.

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5 Tips To Create The Perfect Monochromatic Room

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Our home, especially the rooms we use everyday, should clearly indicate our style, color preferences and aesthetic tastes while making us  feel comfortable, calm, and safe. This is why we call it home in the first place. But what if you like monochromatic rooms, and what if your favorite colors are grey and black? How would you create an interesting and non-monotonous space without any color?

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Before & After: Makeover That Unused Family Room

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With homes that have both a living room and family room there is the classic design challenge of functionality. Quite often one room hosts the center of family activity while the other sits in neglect. What to do with that unused space?

Kevin and his wife shared the familiar scenario of: “having moved in over a year ago, we’ve left this room almost untouched. We don’t spend a lot of time in it. However, it’s the first room when entering our house, so we would like it to reflect our personality. We are very open to colors, and would like to see some different ideas.”

Decorilla’s eclectic interior designers were up to the challenge! See the transformation below:

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How to Create the Perfect Gallery Wall

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Written by Decorilla designer, Cristina R.

The gallery wall is definitely a very popular design element.  It is a great way to not only decorate a wall but also to really showcase your personal style.  It’s an opportunity to take a little design risk and get creative.  Whether you decide to create a large or small gallery wall, it will definitely elevate the overall design of your space.

It can seem a little intimidating to take on this type of décor especially since it means leaving holes in your wall. The following gallery wall ideas and tips will help create the best gallery wall while limiting the possibility of making mistakes.

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Airbnb Room Design Tips To Have Your Rental Booked For Months!

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What’s better than retreating to a gorgeous vacation space that has the comforts of home? With short-term rentals becoming increasingly popular, homeowners have to put more effort into designing their spaces in order to attract renters. A fresh, thoughtful design makes the best first impression online.

Decorilla recently completed three projects for clients posting on Airbnb. Here’s a sneak peek at the design transformations!

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