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How to Place Furniture in a Small Space

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So you’re shopping for trendy, classy, timeless, functional furniture for your space. Cool! Now you just need to know how to make your cozy little apartment look, well, not-so-small, right? No problem. Eliminate Clutter You’re probably scouring the chic design magazines. You’ll notice that there is no clutter in these picture-perfect apartments (or small houses). […] read more

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Keep Your Apartment Festive All Winter Long!

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Just because the holidays are over, doesn’t mean that all of the decorations need to come down. There are plenty of creative and effortless ways to keep your apartment festive throughout the dreary winter months. Here are some ideas for fun winter decorating in your apartment. First, consider some of the smaller upcoming holidays that […] read more

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Best Futons for Apartments

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You have only so many sleep options when you have a studio or single-room apartment. You can either go with a fold-out sofa bed, a day bed or a futon. (Air mattresses fall under the temporary bed category, when you need the floor space during the day.) Of course, you can move a full, king, […] read more

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2016 Design Trends

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Welcome to 2016! The end of one year and the beginning of another always seems to be a time to look back and reflect while at the same time look forward and plan. What design trends will 2016 bring? Should you consider incorporating any new looks this year? Predicating the hot color for the next […] read more

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Neutral-izing Colors

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Bright turquoise, sunny yellow, vibrant red – colors in home design are talked about a lot. But what the warm classics? Dark gold, ivory and taupe? Or the currently cool grey and trending rose gold for accessories? Let’s take a look at a neutral palate of colors and how to make them work in any […] read more

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Ideas for Holiday Apartment Entertaining

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The holidays are here and you love to entertain. But in your tiny place, there’s just no room, you say. You are wrong! There’s lots of easy and fun ways to throw a party. It might not be a sit-down dinner for 12, but you can still have a merry evening filled with food and […] read more

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Holiday Decorating for Small Spaces

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Are you getting excited for the holidays? If you love all the spirit that goes along with holiday decorating, don’t feel you will be missing out because of your apartment. A small space is just as much fun to decorate – and it’s probably easier, cheaper and quicker to put away come the New Year! […] read more

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Go Mad for Motifs

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How daring of an interior decorator are you? Do you play it safe with a neutral palette and classic furnishings? Or are your rooms a paint box of color and mixed up furniture? Either way, let’s take a look at some ideas for using patterns and prints throughout your home. If you are already daring, […] read more

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Skip these Simple Design Mistakes

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There are a lot of blogs, websites, Pinterest pages and more devoted to interior design. They seem to make throwing together a gorgeous living room look so easy. But decorating is a serious business, and even in a humble apartment, mistakes can be made. These aren’t life-changing blunders to be sure, but they might make […] read more