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How to Wash Throw Pillows

Throw pillows can add a decorative and luxurious touch to any room of your home, from the living room to the bedroom. However, the pillow covers are often made of delicate fabrics that need to be handled with care. It can be a challenge to maintain them in between cleanings. But not to worry. There are many safe ways to …

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How to Organize Books Without a Bookshelf

Too many books and not enough shelving? Believe it or not, the average American reads around 12 books per year. Most of us keep many of those books in case we want to loan them out or read them again. Over the span of a lifetime, that collection can get fairly large. If you can’t find room on the shelf …

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Laundry Room Ideas: How to Decorate a Laundry Room

Laundry can be a tiresome task. In fact, according to a 2,000-person survey conducted by OnePoll, doing the laundry is the second most hated chore by Americans. While there’s not a lot you can do about the laundry piling up, there is a lot you can do to make your laundry room less dreary of a place to spend time. …

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Zen Interior Design on a Budget

Historically and culturally Zen is a school of traditional Buddhism that is, in modern times, associated with medieval Japanese culture (tea ceremonies, ink paintings, zen gardens, etc.). For contemporary interiors, creating a zen space is about creating a feeling reminiscent of the goals of practicing Zen Buddhism.  Tips for Transforming Your Home Into a Peaceful Oasis Spiritual awakenings, comfort, calm, …

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What Is Biophilic Design?

Throughout human history, humans have evolved alongside natural spaces. Only until very recently in the evolution of the human species have people spent most of their time in man-made spaces.  With all that time spent in dark and rigid office buildings, schools, and apartments, some humans have opted to infuse their space with elements of the natural world to feel …

What Is Wainscoting?

Are you looking to give rooms in your home a new look and feel? Have you tried repainting the walls or rearranging the furniture and still feel something is lacking? Then, you should try wainscoting to instantly redefine the look and feel of your rooms and add sophistication and style.  Wainscoting is an interior design method that dates back to …

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How to Feng Shui Your Bedroom

Let’s be honest — your living spaces say a lot about you. Likely, you want what they say to be positive. So, it can be a tad stressful trying to figure out how to arrange your bedroom and how to decorate it for ultimate comfort and to impress company. You’ve probably already heard the term feng shui but may be …

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What Is Cluttercore? — Everything You Need to Know About This TikTok Design Trend

Just the mention of the word cluttercore might have some people tilting their heads. To others, the word ”clutter” might invoke mental images of dirt, dust, and chaos. While this maximalist aesthetic is essentially anti-minimalism, the design trend is far from dingy but, perhaps, actually bordering on chaotic.  This interior design trend skyrockets through social media apps like TikTok and …

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What Is Hollywood Regency Style?

You’re probably familiar with Mid-century interior design. The clean and simple aesthetic has been favored for years as the prevailing way to display modern-chic sophistication in the home or office. However, another 20th-century design is making its own comeback—and it couldn’t be any more different. Hollywood Regency style celebrates all the ornate and polished glamour of the “Golden Age” of …

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Fall Decor Ideas to Cozy Up Your Space

Autumn marks the holiday season, which means family, friends, food, and tons of get-togethers combining the three. This year, make your holiday festivities even more festive with warm colors, twinkle lights, and an abundance of pumpkins, gourds, or whatever else fits your fancy. Here are a few fall decor ideas anyone can master, straight from the experts. 1. Start with …