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4 Incredibly Clever Ways to Use Wallpaper

Stairway with wallpapered panels by designer Keith Baltimore

We’ve all seen wallpaper applied in its most classic uses: a statement powder room, a traditional dining room, a charming nursery. As wallcoverings rise in popularity, though, we’re seeing more designers thinking outside the box. We spoke to a few and got their exclusive tips! Wallpaper is often seen in more self-contained rooms, as it … Continue reading 4 Incredibly Clever Ways to Use Wallpaper

Go Bananas for the Year of the Monkey

Scalamandre Summer Palace Porcelain

Chinese New Year is upon us! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Asian-inspired fabric and wallpaper, plus monkey-printed products to celebrate the Year of the Monkey! Born out of the monkey craze in the 18th century, Singerie was a style that featured our furry ancestors performing human tasks. Now we’re seeing these playful primates … Continue reading Go Bananas for the Year of the Monkey

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

3 Stunning Ways to Update Last Year’s Trends

York Wallcoverings Urban Chic collection - Georgia Mural

Last year brought us some fabulous trends, and we’ll be honest – we’re not ready to let go. Luckily, we don’t have to! Some of the most exciting styles are here to stay, and we’ve rounded them up for you. Marbled products, animal prints and watercolors were huge in 2015, and now, they’ve morphed into … Continue reading 3 Stunning Ways to Update Last Year’s Trends

This Fall’s New Collections: Exotic Influences

dwellstudio modern cavavan sofa bengal lattice peacock fabric

Here at DecoratorsBest, we’re excited to announce four new globally-inspired collections! From contemporary ikats to block printed patterns, multiple cultures come together in these selections from some of our top manufacturers. DwellStudio’s Modern Caravan for Robert Allen @ Home, featuring tribal stripes, batik foliage and animal motifs, pays homage to the rich style of the … Continue reading This Fall’s New Collections: Exotic Influences

How to Decorate a Period Home

Beach 1840s Greek Revival in Sag Harbor via Domaine

While matching decor to a home’s era is always a winning strategy, we love the juxtaposition of a style that contrasts a bit and brings the space into the 21st century. Read on and find out how to get the look! The Hamptons home above is a Greek Revival that dates back to the 1840s, … Continue reading How to Decorate a Period Home

How to Use Trim to Complete a Room

Mary Mcdonald II Trim and Fabric for Schumacher

Like a carefully chosen cocktail bracelet or a sparkling pair of earrings, trim can be the finishing touch that elevates a look to the next level. Not sure how to use it best in your space? We’ve got a few tips and tricks to help you give your room that certain je ne sais quoi. … Continue reading How to Use Trim to Complete a Room

Exclusive Designer Tips from the 2015 Hampton Designer Showhouse

2015 Hampton Designer Showhouse guest bedroom designed by Elise Som - photo by Marco Ricca

The fourteen annual Hampton Designer Showhouse couldn’t have come at a more opportune time. In the midst of a relentless New York City heat wave, we couldn’t wait to leave the crowded sidewalks to stretch our legs and feel a sea breeze. And, of course, to take in the sights of this year’s beautifully decorated … Continue reading Exclusive Designer Tips from the 2015 Hampton Designer Showhouse