Interior Decoration

Cool Kitchen Backsplashes to Whet Your Appetite

The basic function of kitchen backsplashes is to prevent water, food and other types of liquids and solids from damaging the wall behind your kitchen counters. However, backsplashes can be both functional and stylish. There’s a dizzying array of styles to choose from, but we’re skipping the most popular backsplashes (since you’ve probably seen them anyway) so we can highlight some of the coolest options. Art glass backsplash A photo of the city’s skyline is the inspiration for this spectacular kitchen [...]

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8 Swoon-Worthy Wallpaper Ideas

Runge Chevron Temporary Wallpaper by Wrought Studio. Image: Wayfair We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Decorating with wallpaper is back in our creative toolbox. We’re loving the new patterns and colors. This is not the paper that we rush to cover or remove when we buy a home. The top wallpaper trends include graphic patterns, large-scale florals and metallic accents. In [...]

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6 Closet Cleaning Tips to (Finally) Get Your Wardrobe Organized

Imagine: You open up your closet and everything looks neat and tidy. It’s filled with pieces you love, and you can see all of your options for today’s outfits. This isn’t just a scene from “Clueless.” It can be your reality if you’re ready to employ a few closet cleaning tips. We know that cleaning your closet is a major undertaking. It can even be unexpectedly emotional; you might have items you know you don’t need or want but feel [...]

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4 Ways to Get a Mini Kitchen Island for a Small Space

If you have a small kitchen but want the functionality of a kitchen island, don’t despair: Just because you’re working with a small space doesn’t mean you’re cut off from this convenient kitchen feature. Kitchen islands do tend to be popular in large kitchens, and they typically have expansive designs. But by getting creative, you can have a mini kitchen island in your small space. We’ve covered small kitchen islands in the past, but the kitchen island ideas below are [...]

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Are You Making The 4 Bedroom Design Mistakes That Keep Decorators Up At Night?

Are you making one of these bedroom design mistakes? Image: Stone Creek Builders Is your bedroom looking a little lackluster? Are you feeling like you’re not designing it to its fullest potential? If so, you’re not alone. These bedroom design mistakes are all too frequent. Fortunately, though, these problems are fairly easy to fix. We’ve laid out four of the most common ones below, along with their simple solutions. Stick to soothing colors. Image: Gunter & Co Interiors Ltd Design mistake #1: [...]

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5 Gallery Wall Hacks for a Fresh Spin on an Old Classic

These five gallery wall hacks will help you add visual interest to any space. Image: Domus Nova The gallery wall. When done right, it’s impressive. When done poorly, it can be a mess. Art must be spaced correctly and hung straight. (We’ve already explored some of the core tips and tricks for hanging a gallery wall.) Even so, those aren’t always the biggest problems you face when hanging a gallery wall. How do you differentiate your wall and make sure the end [...]

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How to Decorate with Orange to Stylishly Warm Up Any Room

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Mandarin, pumpkin spice, sunset, warm persimmon … these are all paint color names for orange. Orange is a contemporary, fun and warm color, but it can be tricky to decorate with — until now. Here are some orange decorating ideas to inspire you! You’ll be an expert on how to decorate with orange to [...]

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5 Affordable Ways to Make your Home Feel More Luxurious

Let us show you how to add affordable luxury into your home. Image: Polo MA Inc. Interior Design Creating a luxury retreat in your own home may seem like an expensive and overwhelming task. Opulent furniture and upscale décor come to mind when we think of the term “luxury,” but, it doesn’t have to be that way. By simply making a few small changes, you can make your home feel luxurious without spending an arm and a leg. Don’t believe us? [...]

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20 Modern Family Room Decorating Ideas For Families of All Ages

If your home has a family room or den, we’re guessing it’s probably the most popular room in the house (after the kitchen, of course!). It’s the perfect place to hang out, watch movies, play games, or just relax together. A contemporary family room that has everything you need: entertainment, a bar, a media area for watching movies and lots of comfortable places to sit. Image: Jim Schmid Want to spruce up your family room, or turn an unused space into [...]

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25 Ideas for Creating Smart Multifunctional Rooms

In the era of open-plan homes and mobile electronic devices, home designs are incorporating more multifunctional rooms into their floor plans. Kitchens with islands become both dining room and workstation. Offices double as guest bedrooms. Due to constrained space, some smaller homes require you to combine room functionality. Looking for a little inspiration in creating your own multifunctional room? Below are some of our favorite examples. Bedroom/tub areas Fitting a tub into a small space can be a challenge, but sometimes you just [...]

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