Ideas for Decorating With a Black & Gold Decor

Ideas for Decorating With a Black & Gold Decor

The ultra-sophisticated color duo of black and gold has been popular since ancient times. Losing no steam in the modern era, black and gold is easily one of the top color trends of 2018. This fascinating pairing of hues is often used in luxury hotels and in high-end interiors, to the point where it has become virtually synonymous with class. Who really wonders why? Black is a saturated shade that embodies a rich mystique, which seamlessly and effortlessly adds a sense of quiet sophistication. Touches of gold, on the other hand, impart a refined sense of glamour to any interior. No...

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Beyond Outdoor Living: From Indoors-Out to Outside-In

Beyond Outdoor Living: From Indoors-Out to Outside-In

When it comes to your living environment, both indoors and outdoors, there’s no doubt that the notions of style and comfort factor into your design-making decisions. However, there’s another aspect that you should consider factoring in: fluidity. That is to say, you should enjoy all of the benefits that come with creating a seamless transition between your interior and exterior spaces. To do this, it helps to understand the art and craft of bringing indoor design elements outdoors and outdoor design elements indoors. Let’s take a closer look at how you can accomplish this look.

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A Tour of Pendant Lighting by Room

A Tour of Pendant Lighting by Room

Searching for a way to upgrade your home in a flash? A new pendant light may be just the solution. These eye-catching designs brighten up any space while letting you experiment with different styles and unexpected silhouettes. We’re showing off some of our favorite pendant options for every room of the house and helping you choose the perfect luminary for your styling needs.

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Remodel Fever? Your Complete Guide to Bathroom Sinks

Remodel Fever? Your Complete Guide to Bathroom Sinks

Home remodeling projects are incredibly exciting… and equally intimidating. If your bathroom is in serious need of a makeover, then a new bathroom sink is a great (and affordable) place to start. Whether you love clean contemporary lines or artistic expressions, it’s never been easier to give your bathroom an instant upgrade with a sink that steals the show. From luxe vessel bowls to timeless pedestals, there are so many ways to remodel your master and guest baths with form, function, and distinct style – and we’re showing you all your options.

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Designing with Decorative Concrete

Designing with Decorative Concrete

Have you ever sat on a concrete garden bench and appreciated its beauty and durability? Landscapers long ago discovered the many advantages of concrete as a building material: It’s inexpensive, flexible, easy to work with, and results in a product that’s solid, eco-friendly, and versatile. Most concrete is made from a mixture of ballast rock (sand, stone, and gravel), cement, and water. Even better, it’s entirely natural and can be molded into just about any form. Over the past decade, concrete staining and finishing processes have evolved and concrete has been invited into our interior spaces. Builders are using concrete...

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Chandeliers By Room Guide

Chandeliers By Room Guide

The right chandelier can transform any space with glimmering light and undeniable style. Whether you’re searching for the traditional glamour of crystal designs or contemporary showstoppers instead, there are endless options for any room in your home. We’re giving you a tour of the chandeliers that work best for each room in your home and helping you update your interior lighting one space at a time. 1 | Foyer & Entryway Chandeliers There’s no better way to make a dazzling first impression than with an entryway chandelier. Capture guests’ attention as soon as they walk through the front door with a statement-making...

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Designing with Black & White Décor: 12 Takes on This Timeless Color Combination

Designing with Black & White Décor: 12 Takes on This Timeless Color Combination

We’ve heard it said that every room can use a touch of black – and black and white décor is one of the best ways to make this rule work throughout your entire house. Chic, classy, and totally eye-catching, these contrasting hues unite to make a bold statement that works well in any setting. We’re showing you how to help ebony and ivory effortlessly harmonize in each and every room in your home.

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How to Choose Between Flush and Semi Flush Lighting

How to Choose Between Flush and Semi Flush Lighting

Whether you are looking to add a light fixture to grace your foyer, add character in your bedroom, or set the tone in your walk-in closet, flush and semi flush lighting will easily create a lasting impression. With an ever-expanding array of fixtures that work for transitional, contemporary or modern settings (and beyond!), you'll easily be able to tailor your selection to the unique needs and requirements of your home. Apart from style and the material you choose, you may also want to consider factors such as the direction of your lights, diffusion opaque versus clear shades), size, the output...

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Bedding Tips for a Dazzling College Dorm

Bedding Tips for a Dazzling College Dorm

Your dorm room is a cozy space to relax, study, and drift into a peaceful slumber. Until you thoughtfully layer and think through your bedding, you're selling your 'soft place to land' short. While slapping together layers is easy, there is a good, better, and best way to consider your approach. Sure, simply adding extra pillows to the bed is a good start, but it goes much, much deeper! So let's start where most good instruction manuals do - at the beginning - by sizing your future dorm bed. What Size is Your Dorm Mattress? Mattress sizes can vary between schools,...

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Summer Mailbox Makeover Ideas

Summer Mailbox Makeover Ideas

Until 1916, American households got their mail from mail carriers. With a knock on the door, they would hand-deliver each parcel - losing close to 2 hours each day while waiting for people to open their doors! To improve efficiency, the Post Office Department made it mandatory in 1923 for every house and establishment to put up a mailbox. This is how our quaint mailbox became an everyday necessity. The modern residential mailbox has come a long way from there. It is no longer regarded as an instrument to just collect mail, but instead carries an additional responsibility of serving as...

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