Category Archives: How-To’s

4 Incredible Ways To Make A Grand Entrance

Hunt Slonem Hutch Wallpaper entry

First impressions count so make a statement with your entryway! Bold or subdued it should be special and reflect the feeling of your home. No “shrinking violets” here! This spectacular veranda in fashion designer Liza Bruce’s home shows off her dramatic flair. The vibrant color along with a carved-wood table and bench mixed with white … Continue reading 4 Incredible Ways To Make A Grand Entrance

Traditional Decor with a Vibrant Twist

Tristan gary foyer damask wallpaper

Traditional decor is incredibly popular for a reason: it’s timeless and classic, it works with a variety of architectural styles, and it’s appealing to all ages. This year, we’re trying out some new ways to use the traditional style, and one of our favorite methods is to implement a vibrant color palette. Cassie of Hi … Continue reading Traditional Decor with a Vibrant Twist

4 Ways to Decorate With Sophisticated Pastels

Navy and blush pastel living room - photo by Paul Raeside for Homes and Gardens

2016’s Pantone Colors of the Year are softer than the spicy marsala, vibrant orchid and rich emerald we’ve seen in years past, and we’re feeling inspired by the tranquility and subdued elegance of Rose Quartz and Serenity. While pastels are often the perfect pick for a charming nursery or feminine dressing room, they can also … Continue reading 4 Ways to Decorate With Sophisticated Pastels

7 Last-Minute DIY Christmas Decorations

Craft Hunter Blog DIY Christmas wall hanging

Ready for the holidays yet? Deck your halls with these seven easy DIY Christmas decorations: 1. Christmas Forest Advent Calendar This season, put your extra wallpaper scraps to use with this adorable advent calendar. We love the idea of using a wood grain or tree-patterned design as a cheeky nod to the forest theme. Plus, … Continue reading 7 Last-Minute DIY Christmas Decorations

Transform Your Rooms With Color: Tips from the 2015 Holiday House NYC

Antonino Buzzetta pink parlor for Holiday House NYC 2015

This week, we visited the annual Holiday House NYC, and we quickly noticed a trend: Many of the interior designers assigned to each space were using extreme hues, from ink black to ethereal white, to totally transform their rooms. It’s a handy trick, and you can use it at home! Here’s how. Holiday House NYC … Continue reading Transform Your Rooms With Color: Tips from the 2015 Holiday House NYC

4 Ways to Mix Dark Colors in Your Home

Jessica LaGrange Blue living room

When October creeps toward its close and barren branches begin to make their appearance, we long to drape our homes in deep, shadowy shades. For a moody palette that works all year long, we’ll be creating combinations that blend the dark and the light – like a glowing full moon in a black autumn sky. … Continue reading 4 Ways to Mix Dark Colors in Your Home

Designer Inspiration: Bring Orange Into Your Home

Gary McBournie master bedroom with orange toile - photo by Gordon Beall

With autumn rapidly approaching and fall fashion making its appearance, we’ve got our eyes on orange. This bright hue can be tricky to decorate with, so we found four examples of cheerful rooms by top designers – and we’ll help you get the look! Designer Gary McBournie told DecoratorsBest that orange is his favorite neutral, and we can … Continue reading Designer Inspiration: Bring Orange Into Your Home

Designer Tips: How to Decorate on a Budget

Orange and silver entryway with zebra rug and metallic silver wallpaper designed by Antonino Buzzetta

Sometimes, decorating is too much fun. It’s just so tempting to get carried away with including every beautiful textile, furniture piece and accessory – and it’s so hard to pick a favorite! We’ve all been there. For a little help, we asked for advice from top interior designers on how to decorate a beautiful, personal … Continue reading Designer Tips: How to Decorate on a Budget