3 Ways To Use Color In Design

3 Ways To Use Color In Design

When it comes to incorporating color into your home decor, there are many ways to create a successful space. A bold color choice can create interest and a great focal point. Check out these three ways you can use bold color in interior design.   Classical artists understood the value of using chiaroscuro, the effect of using dark and light to create visual interest, in their paintings. This high contrast is an excellent way to create a similar response in your interior space. You might use white paired with a bold purple, a dark green with cream, or even black...

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Black and White Halloween Piano Decor

Black and White Halloween Piano Decor

Hello everyone, my name is Jennie Larsen and I am the Author and Owner of the creative blog Craft-O-Maniac. I am thrilled to be partnering with BELLACOR to and share with all of you my Black and White Halloween Piano Decor! I started with using a really fun backdrop with the combination of my grandmother's piano and this Uttermost mirror. Then I let my creative juices flow! Whenever I decorate a space I always start with what I have and I even shop my home or re-use an item for a different purpose. For example, flip over a vase or...

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13 Rooms to Inspire You from the One Room Challenge

13 Rooms to Inspire You from the One Room Challenge

The One Room Challenge is a semi-annual design challenge hosted by lifestyle blogger and design enthusiast, Linda, of Calling It Home. For six weeks, Linda invites twenty talented designers to transform a room in their home, or the home of a client. The designers document their process over the six weeks on their blogs with plenty of pictures, inspiration, and real-life advice. The end result is a wonderful display of hard work, talent and 20 beautifully unique designed rooms. This time around we were thrilled to partner with Linda and the bloggers as official sponsors of the One Room Challenge...

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5 Easy & Affordable DIY’s

5 Easy & Affordable DIY’s

Ready to get your hands dirty? We browsed the web for unique and affordable home DIY projects from our favorite bloggers and interior designers to share with you today. From Minneapolis, to San Francisco to Nova Scotia and beyond, we've complied 5 projects that are not only easy to accomplish, but affordable too! 1. DIY Beaded Macrame Planter To kick off our DIY Roundup we have a project from Alison Allen, a Minneapolis based blogger, photographer and DIY fanatic. Alison shares with us a recent project she completed: A DIY Beaded Macrame Planter. Perfect for any sunny nook or corner of your...

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How to Simplify your Stuff Using Minimalist Interior Design

How to Simplify your Stuff Using Minimalist Interior Design

I'm not a hoarder, but like many people, I have a difficult time letting go of certain personal belongings. It might be a sentimental trinket, or a pair of shoes that look cute despite being uncomfortable to wear. Getting rid of stuff that does nothing but take up space, however, can actually feel freeing or cathartic afterward, and it will certainly help prevent you from feeling overwhelmed by a disorganized home. If you feel you have too much stuff in your home, start thinking like a minimalist. Here are three ways you can bring minimalism into the home and design...

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5 Quick Tips For Decorating Your Nursery

5 Quick Tips For Decorating Your Nursery

Have a little one on the way and thinking about how to decorate your nursery? Finding time to decide on furniture, paint colors, and wall décor, in between shopping for strollers, reading parenting books and taking birthing classes, can be overwhelming in getting everything accomplished before your baby arrives. Remember, decorating a nursery is very exciting as you are ultimately creating a new home for your newest addition. Once you have the few simple nursery decorating tips down, the decorating process becomes must easier. 1. Select paint and furniture together. Often times new parents jump right in and start decorating...

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