Wall coverings have a distinct history, dating as far back as the 1400s with tapestries and panelling evolving into current designer and textured wallpaper. While it was once considered background rather than foreground decor (with some notable exceptions such as Chinese papers and the early 19th-century French scenic decorations), wallpaper has always played a big role… Read more »
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Creating useful and comfortable room design is key for family friendly interiors. A family home is specialized; it needs to accommodate high traffic, multi-functionality, and stylistic differences. With such layered criteria, we could all use some interior design help! That’s why Decorilla designer, Jessica S., is sharing her top 5 tips for family friendly room design in… Read more »
A man cave is a retreat, haven, a personal world inside four walls. This space should have everything that makes the user feel alive and relaxed. Anywhere from a small secret room housing favorite paraphenilia to a large hidden basement storing a collection of cars, the possibilities for designing a man cave are endless. With… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
What’s hot in home decor this season? We’ve asked the top Decorilla interior designers to give us a glimpse of the fall 2015 interior design trends they can’t get enough of. Plus, ways you can get the stunning fall look in your own home.