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Jan23

How to Create a Focal Point in Any Room

By |Jan 23, 2017|Decorating, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Black and white living room with metallic gold

Every room needs a focal point — it’s a basic design principle. Your eye needs somewhere to land, and a focal point draws you into a room. But if you’ve got a big empty canvas, how to you create one in your space? We’ve got some ideas.

 
Jan20

Feature Friday: 2016 Flashback

By |Jan 20, 2017|Decorating, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Wraparound porch at the Southern Living 2016 Idea House in Mt. Laurel outside Birmingham, Alabama

Alright, we’re about to get a little sentimental here. 2016 flew by in the blink of an eye, and we want to look back and share some of our favorite memories. From show houses to publication covers to store openings, Ballard Designs had another great year!

 
Jan18

Decorating Dilemmas: Bettie’s Living Space

By |Jan 18, 2017|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments

Helping Bettie decorate her open living space with furniture, paint, and accessories

Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.

 
Jan17

Podcast Episode #7: Stylist & Author Annette Joseph

By |Jan 17, 2017|Decorating, podcast, Tips & Solutions|3 Comments

Stylist, Author, and Entertaining expert Annette Joseph sat down the How to Decorate podcast

This week on the podcast, we’re talking with stylist, entertaining expert, author, and workshop master of ceremonies, Annette Joseph. Annette does it all and makes it look so easy. We sat down to talk about the villa in Italy she’s renovating, her workshops, how she got into styling, and so much more!

 
Jan13

Get the Look: Black and White Dining Room

By |Jan 13, 2017|Decorating, Dining Rooms, Get the Look|2 Comments

Get the look of this black and white dining room from our Winter catalog

In an ever more complicated world, sometimes it’s nice to take things to a simpler place. But of course here at Ballard, we still want simple to be stylish! That’s why black and white is one of our favorite color palettes. It’s classic, easy to coordinate pieces, and can still deliver a dramatic focal point.

 
Jan12

7 Ways to Use our Serengeti Leopard Print

By |Jan 12, 2017|Decorating, Fabric & Slipcovers, Get the Look, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

7 ways to use our Serengeti leopard print fabric from Ballard Designs

 

We’re not shy about proclaiming our love of animal print, but our new favorite print is our Serengeti fabric. It’s easy to work into your space because it looks fabulous on so many different pieces. Today, we thought we’d share 7 ways we’ve used our Serengeti print to make a statement in a room:

 
Jan11

Decorating Dilemmas: Morgan’s New Living Room

By |Jan 11, 2017|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments

Decorating a large living room with new furniture and accessories

Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.