How to Maximize Your Home Decor

Versatility is one of the keys to sustaining peace within a hectic multitasking lifestyle. Our wardrobes need to take us from morning to night, often with no time to change outfits for the next event. Likewise, our homes also need to be flexible and prepared for the many stages of our lives. We’ve rounded together a few ideas to easily adjust your home for a variety of situations.

Short on space

Vanessa De Vargas colorful contemporary living room via HGTV photo by Jeri Koegel

Poufs are ideal for small spaces; not only do they provide extra seating but they also take up less room than traditional chairs.

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black white chevron poufs
Plan how extra seating can be incorporated into your original design and pulled out at a moments notice.

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Need extra seating
Keith Baltimore dining room different chairs
This stunning New York City dining room exemplifies how to expand for guests by bringing in chairs from the living area. Designer Keith Baltimore designed this space to work seamlessly, yet giving a casual and unplanned appearance with the assortment of chairs.

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Groundworks fuji moderne onyx fabric Fabricut brinklow black fabric groundworks agate ebony beige fabric
Robert Allen @ home heathertex charcoal fabric Schumacher shock wave platinum jet fabric Robert Allen home erte onyx fabric

Christina Aguileras dining room burlesque multiple seating
The elegant dining room in Christina Aguilera’s home combines different styles of chairs to create interest and an eclectic feel. Make sure your living room chairs coordinate with the dining room to mix and match effortlessly.

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Scalamandre colony STUPINIGI Ruby Fabric Lee Jofa IMPERIAL VELVET MIDNIGHT Fabric Ralph Lauren MELSTONE RUG CRIMSON Fabric
Kravet KF DES-UPH-CHE 50 Fabric Trend 01834 Crimson Fabric Kravet EXHALE INDIGO Fabric
Sofa in Dining room extra seating
This dining area does double-duty as a guest room and is ideal for the guest who’s partied too much!

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in it for the long term

NOLA Romantic Victorian Home in New Orleans House Beautiful 2010 designed by Melissa Rufty photo by Francesco Lagnese

This luxurious room above features all indoor-outdoor fabrics. With options like these, there’s no need to lower your design standards when you have small children or pets. The wonders of modern technology have created durable indoor-outdoor fabrics, rugs, and pillows that have the same look and feel as their traditional counterparts. Yes, even coveted silks and velvets come as durable fabrics now!

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Ralph Lauren EVERETT WAFFLE WEAVE COTTAGE WHITE Fabric Perennials City Kitty Fabric Groundworks FIORENTINA SOL GOLD Fabric
Duralee 15409-539 BANANA Fabric Kravet NATURAL RIB 0 Fabric Fabricut Ferocity Hemp Fabric
Sunbrella upholstered sofa - outdoor fabric indoors
Create a casual-chic look with outdoor fabrics that will withstand all the trials and tribulations of a busy household.

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Photo Sources: HGTV | House Beautiful | Keith Baltimore | Real Simple

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