DIY Modern Farmhouse Projects

Farmhouse style is homey, lovely and reminiscent of a simpler time. Modern farmhouse has taken over the decorating shows and Pinterest, and has transformed a once outdated style into something trendy and hot in the decorating world. So what makes a project "Modern Farmhouse"? Farmhouse style originally came of the need for hard working and hard wearing homes for farming families. There … [Read more...]

Brighten Up Your Bedroom with a Global Twist

It’s time to treat yourself to a new bedroom, but where do you begin? How about looking at things from a different perspective and taking inspiration from countries around the world as an interesting theme. Italian Suite If you want to combine exposed brickwork, woods and decadent interior designs, then an Italian room is the one for you. Think cherubs, Michael Angelo prints and lavish … [Read more...]

DIY Home Decor: French Flair

French style decorating has been popular for years, and like other country styles, it is a time tested theme. Updated french style is clean, vintage, and has a fantastic mix of comfortable and high style. Did I mention, it's romantic decorating at it's best?  A little Paris, anyone? Enough going on, we all know we love a good burlap DIY project as much as we love a good croissant. DIY home decor, … [Read more...]

Today’s New Cottage Style

Cottage style decorating has always been a relaxed, casual way to decorate a home, originally meant to  dress up a beach or vacation house. But it's charm and bright fresh feeling has made it a popular decorating style for any home over the years, in part thanks to the shabby chic movement of the '90's. But today's cottage style is a touch more refined, though equally pretty and made for families. … [Read more...]

Urban Rustic Design Style: How to Get It Right!

One of the hottest design trends today comes by a variety of names, but whether you call it Urban Rustic, Industrial Chic, or Vintage Modern, what it amounts to is a style that embraces both the old and the new, the hard and the soft. Equally at home in a high rise townhouse, a modern loft, or an historic home, Urban Rustic is edgy, trendy, and yet grounded in the past. If you love West Elm or … [Read more...]

Shabby Chic for Small Homes

Taking Parisian and English Victorian influences, shabby chic is a year-round fashionable interior style. Regal and elegant with a soft ‘well-loved’ look, it is romantic, warm and homey. You can buy shabby chic items or create your own by distressing old pieces of furniture. Here, we explain some of the main qualities of the shabby chic look as well as where to get furniture and how to create … [Read more...]