Posts Tagged: Decorating tips and ideas

10 Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

Avoiding decorating mistakes can be just as valuable as following the best design tips out there. It’s true! Taking a trial and error approach to decorating can be tiring, time consuming and costly. So, being mindful of what not to do is a super helpful approach to interior design help. The following designer don’ts are… Read more »

How to Style The Perfect Bar Cart

bar cart styling

Yep, they’re all the rage (again)…an entertainer’s best design accessory, the iconic bar cart! Originating as tea trolleys at the end of the Victorian era, bar carts gained popularity in the 1950s at the end of Prohibition when cocktail hours were the thing. Now, these accent tables are an intentional piece to anyone’s home decor…. Read more »

Ideas for Easy Thanksgiving Decorating

Fall Mantel Decor

November is here! What better way to enter the holiday season than by sharing our homes with others? From entering the front door to sitting at the dining table, we’ve made a list of simple ideas for easy Thanksgiving decorating that will enhance your celebration.

How to Choose the Right Area Rug

Contemporary Living room area rug

The role of area rugs in the interior design of a room is a big one. It anchors an area, distinguishing one space from another, especially in an open floor plan. It absorbs sound, is warming and soft underfoot, and can be the sole decor piece that makes a room design feel whole. So it’s… Read more »

Designer Hacks for Small Space Living

Small space living

There’s a current American obsession with tiny homes. Whether stemming from necessity as home dwellers look to live more with less, or from the curiosity of taking on a unique design challenge, the fascination has inspired a re-evaluation of space. Shows like Tiny House Nation have captured the essence of how to create spaces that… Read more »

Tricks and Picks for Halloween Decorating

Halloween Decor

Whether child or adult, Halloween is the anticipated holiday that tickles our senses with eerie decor motifs offering the feeling of being deliciously frightened. Having a reason to not only dress up yourself but also your home is definitely part of the appeal. Here are some of Decorilla’s top tricks and picks for Halloween decorating that are… Read more »

5 Tips To Create The Perfect Monochromatic Room

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… Read more »

Before & After: Makeover That Unused Family Room

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… Read more »

How to Create the Perfect Gallery Wall

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… Read more »