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Eco-Friendly Decorating

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What hasn’t gone green these days? Concerns for the environment abound in all areas of work, life and leisure and home decorating is no exception. And luckily for those decorating on a budget, it’s easy to love Mother Earth without breaking the bank. Recycle Thrift stores and yard sales are some of a frugal designer’s […] read more

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My Beautiful Boudoir

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Bedrooms are funny rooms. Some people put a lot of emphasis into creating a quiet peaceful space in which to retire each evening. Others toss in a bed and call the room complete. If you fall into the former category we have some suggestions on how to decorate your bedroom to design a room full […] read more

An Interior Design Primer

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You don’t need to be a professional to set up your apartment in a pleasing and comfortable way. But there is a bit more to design than just unpacking your boxes and getting a couch. Follow these basic interior design tips to create a space that says you. Work with it, not against it Your […] read more

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Integrating Decor With a New Roommate?

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Moving in with someone new poses many challenges, beyond just making sure it’s the right personality fit. A home is the most personal of spaces and when getting a new roommate, you are inviting someone into the deepest part of your life. Especially if that someone new is not someone you knew before. One of […] read more

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5 Tips for Fashion Inspired Decorating

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Fashionista? If your closet is better decorated than your apartment, use some of your fashion sense to add a bit of flair to your living space. These five ideas will hopefully inspire you to new levels of interior design. Catwalk Class Love the artistically funky creations you see on the runway? Often those outfits don’t […] read more

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Bringing in Spring

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Spring is coming, whether it feels that way in your part of the country or not. You can give your apartment the fresh feeling of spring year-round by strategically decorating with plants, flowers and other natural elements. If you have a distinctive brown thumb, don’t think you can’t breathe life into your rooms. Make a […] read more

Furniture for Small Apartments

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You’ve got a new apartment, and now you need somewhere to eat, sleep and sit. “But it’s so small!” you think. “A couch will take up all the space!” Not so. You can have a well-furnished, comfortable and roomy feeling apartment that suits your lifestyle no matter how small the room may be. Here are […] read more

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Decorating Tips for Studio Apartments

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Mini, micro, compact living is all the rage, and if you’ve chosen to live in a studio apartment, you can take advantage of the reduced living space to create an efficient and beautiful home. Before buying one thing, critically look at the room and decide what spaces you need – a place to sleep, eat, […] read more

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Using Oriental Elements in Your Décor

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If you are battling with decorating your apartment, you might want to consider a look east to the decorating habits in China, Japan and Korea. Oriental design elements are all about simplicity and minimalism – perfect for when you are faced with white walls, small rooms and not a lot of decorating leeway. An Oriental […] read more