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Apr17

Change the Personality of your Room with Art

Change the personality of your room with art

Ever wanted to change the direction of a space in your home halfway through the decorating process? Or perhaps you have a room that you’ve partially furnished, but never really finished? Art is the perfect way to bring new personality into your space. And the great thing about our art options is that you could go in so many directions, depending on which pieces you choose. Art just has the uncanny ability to take a room in a new direction!

As an example, take our Sybil Settee. We love tailored, feminine feel it has, but see how the whole space transforms depending on the art we hang over it!

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Apr16

Serving Up Summer with Bunny Williams

Outdoor tabletop collection from Bunny Williams for Ballard Designs

When the weather warms, Bunny Williams heads outside. Whether she’s pulling together an arrangement of flowers from the garden or entertaining poolside, she makes it all look so effortless. And if you ask her about it, she’ll tell you that it’s in the details. Lucky for us, she’s put that same thoughtful, creative sensibility into her spring and summer collection for Ballard. Every piece adds purpose with total style and ease.

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Apr15

Decorating Dilemma: Carol’s Family Room

Carol's new build family room

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.

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Apr14

How Art Can Finish a Room

Bedroom with large painting

When designing a room, every designer and homeowner knows there are many layers. Of course there are the walls, floors, and windows. Then you have your large furniture pieces, and your lighting, and your rugs. You also have accessories and soft goods. And then finally you have your art pieces. All of these layers play a very important role in turning a room into a space you love. Oftentimes though, the art is one of the last pieces brought into the room, and we actually find it can be the most transformative layer of them all!

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Apr13

Spring Color Palette: Spa & Taupe

Spring color palette of spa and taupe

 

We can’t deny it, spa is our favorite color. Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter, it just works all year long, and we can never run out of ways to bring this color into a room. Today we have yet another way to pull off spa, by pairing it with taupe.

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Apr10

7 Spring Decorating Tips

This wall mounted storage unit can be used as an outdoor bar or potting shed

In the pages of our catalog, you’ve probably noticed the tips that we include for design inspiration. From the products we sell to the tips we add to our catalog, our goal is to help you decorate your home inside and out to reflect your unique personality! Today, we thought we’d round up all the fun tips from our Spring 2015 catalog.

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Apr9

Why Outdoor Fabrics are Ultra Durable

Solution dyed outdoor fabrics

Now that our focus has shifted to the great outdoors, we’re constantly dreaming up ways to make our open-air living spaces as beautiful and comfortable as possible. And with today’s wide variety of weather-defying textiles, from curtains to cushions, stripes to polka dots, it’s now easier than ever.

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