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4 Decorating Don’ts That You Actually SHOULD Do!

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Do this, but don’t ever do that. That’s tacky, but this would look chic. Design seems to come with a lot of rules that aren’t really fun. read more

Happy Apartment, Happy You!

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What does your apartment feel like? Does it generate some positive vibes in you? Walking through your front door, you should to be met with a sense of happiness, pleasure and relaxation. If your apartment is a bit lacking in spirit, we have some ideas on how your home can help improve your mood. Surround yourself […] read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

One Room Living

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If you’d rather live on your own than with roommates, you may be looking at studio apartments. One room living isn’t difficult, can be fun and will help you keep your ‘stuff’ level down. Here are some ideas. Up high and down low are your storage mantras. Hang shelving (gives the illusion of more space […] read more