Posts Tagged ‘Artwork’

This living room may be windowless, but ample lighting and sleek decor make it airy and enjoyable all the same.

10 Creative Ways to Light Up Dark Rooms

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Living in a space where sunshine bathes the walls every day is ideal but not likely. Most homes and apartments have at least one room that receives minimal natural light or, in some cases, none at all. !–more–>But before you slam the door and declare the space a walk-in closet, try out a few of […] read more

Empty apartment corners not only waste space, they also make your home feel cold and impersonal.

14 Tips for Making Empty Corners Pop

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The kitchen in your home is organized and shiny, your bathroom decor gets rave reviews, and the living room beckons guests with comfort and style. But what about all those neglected corners? read more

A bright red chair and lighting fixture add splashes of color to a space without damaging their apartment's walls or floors.

Decorating Your Apartment Without Compromising Your Security Deposit

Like it or not, a security deposit is often a fundamental part of renting. After all, none of us particularly relishes the thought of handing over a chunk of change that we might not see for the foreseeable future. When it comes to personalizing an apartment, it can sometimes be difficult to figure out how […] read more

Mismatched furniture pieces arranged around one another for an eclectic living room aesthetic.

6 Design Rules You Should Think About Breaking

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If there’s one rule of thumb for design (and life, really), it’s that everything is always changing. read more

Ugly Carpet

How to Hide Ugly Carpet

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When looking for a place to rent, you’ll often have to choose between a great location and a great-looking apartment. If you’re particularly lucky, you’ll get the best of both worlds, but living in an ideal area usually means having to compromise on interior aesthetics. read more

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Coloring Your Walls Without Paint

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One of the biggest challenges of apartment living is trying to decorate your space without breaking any of the rules outlined in your lease agreement. You might already be perusing your favorite DIY sites for inspiration, but there’s a chance that your landlord will be less than thrilled by your sudden urge to redo your […] read more

Decorate Your Walls: 4 Strategies for Placing Artwork

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With a little thought and planning, you can decorate walls that will coordinate well with your decor. It won’t be a daunting task if you decide where you want to place any pictures or prints and think about how you can make them work into your overall decor. #1 – Select the Right Pieces of Art Choosing […] read more

4 Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Home

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The most important aspect of choosing artwork is finding pieces that express your personality while enhancing the look of a room. Artwork is an accessory that should add interest and sophistication, without creating unnecessary clutter and distraction. Be mindful of your color schemes and decorating themes when selecting a good art piece for a room […] read more

How to Safely Hang Artwork on Your Walls

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How you hang artwork is as important as which piece you pick out. To safely hang artwork you will need: two picture hangers, a hammer, a ladder, a ruler, a pencil and a level. Step One: Inspect the Artwork Most artwork comes with a wire on the back of the piece for hanging. Inspect this […] read more