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Jun30

10 (MORE) Home Decor Words You’re Probably Mispronouncing

By |Jun 30, 2016|Decorating, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Percale sheet set bedding in white

Our last post on the subject, 10 Home Decor Words You’re Probably Mispronouncing, spurred quite a bit of conversation, and many of you asked for more. So here are 10 more home decor words you just might be mispronouncing. No worries, though. They’ll be rolling off your tongue in no time — and you’ll impress even your most highbrow friends.

 
Jun29

Decorating Dilemmas: Katy’s Pillow Woes

By |Jun 29, 2016|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments

Coordinating pillows with your decor

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.

 
Jun28

9 Ways to Add Extra Seating to Your Outdoor Space

By |Jun 28, 2016|Decorating, Featured, Outdoor Living, Outdoors, Spring, Summer, Summer, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

9 Ways to Add Extra Seating to your outdoor space

Deciding on layouts  and floor plans is one of the most common questions we get here on How to Decorate, and we totally understand! With so many different furniture options, it can feel overwhelmingly to work lots of seating into your outdoor space without crowding up your whole yard. That’s why we like to use clever ideas to add more seating, without taking up tons of space. Here are our best ideas for versatile adding seating to your outdoor room:

 
Jun27

Get the Look: Sand & Surf Bedroom

By |Jun 27, 2016|Decorating, Get the Look, Summer, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Sand and surf inspired bedroom with shibori bedding and raffia ottoman and headboard

To day we’re digging this bedroom would be a huge understatement. We wanted to show you how to get a beachy look in your bedroom (cause who doesn’t want to feel like they’re on vacation when it’s actually just Monday?), so we designed and styled this casual, bohemian space just for How to Decorate. The whole room was inspired by our new Milos Bedding in Indigo. It has a gorgeous Shibori pattern on it (Shibori is a Japanese dye method that’s a little reminiscent of tie-dying) which feels cool, casual, and a bit like you could be on vacation in a surf town!

 
Jun24

Celebrating 10 Years of our Amalfi Collection

By |Jun 24, 2016|Decorating, Featured, Outdoor Living, Outdoors, Summer, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Ballard Designs' Amalfi Outdoor Collection

When we launched our Amalfi Outdoor Collection 10 years ago, little did we know it would become our best-selling outdoor collection of all time. But, as they say, true beauty transcends time. The classic proportions and timeless style of each piece — from poolside loungers to patio sectionals to dining sets  —  have made our meticulously crafted collection a customer favorite through the years.

 
Jun23

Summer Book Review: It’s the Little Things

By |Jun 23, 2016|Decor & Pillows, Decorating, Design Experts, Susanna Salk, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Photo from Susanna Salk's It's the Little Things book

Design editor and author, Susanna Salk, has done it again. With her latest book, It’s the Little Things: Creating Big Moments in Your Home Through the Stylish Small Stuff, Susanna continues to inspire us with the notion that decorating your home is deeply personal. When you pay attention to the details and decorate with only the things that you love, you can create big moments in rooms that transcend the ordinary.

 
Jun22

Decorating Dilemmas: Charra’s Living Room

By |Jun 22, 2016|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments

Charra's living room in Arizona

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.