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Feb 9

How to Pick a Side Table

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How to Choose a Side Table

Wood, metal or acrylic? Square or round? Shelves or drawers? High or low? With so many options, choosing the right side table can be daunting. So we’ve created some simple guidelines to help you get the casting right.

 
Feb 5

8 Canopy-Inspired Beds and Why You Need One

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Canopy-inspired bed created with sheer linen drapery panels

Ally Headboard with Brass Nailheads // Linen Sheer Tie Top Drapes // Lacquer Louis Side Table // Dorchester Bench

Plain and simple: your bedroom should make you feel like a queen! It’s that place where you can be utterly yourself and even indulge — in that extra 10 minutes of sleep or with your extravagant lotion and skincare routine. Or whatever it is that makes you feel pampered! And is there anything more luxurious and regal than a canopy bed? We think not. But even if you aren’t in the market for a new bed, there are some ways you can create that lovely, luxurious cocoon feel.

 
Jan 28

We’re Into: Multipurpose Furniture

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Living room with Ballard Designs furniture

When the calendar flips to a new year, many of us suddenly feel the need to reorganize, tidy up and maybe even downsize. Yes, having less clutter — and more floor space — just feels good.

 
Jan 26

7 Wallpapered Looks and Why We Love Them

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Birch tree wallpaper in a home office

Wallpaper has the ability to completely transform a room, and we love the way it can make any room (even something as mundane as a laundry room or office) feel special. Read our ode to wallpapers and why you need at least one in your home:

 
Jan 15

3 Winter 2016 Pillow Collections

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Blush pink pillows mixed with bold animal print

Pillow covers are the hardest working tool in your decorating arsenal. A well placed pillow can ‘pouf!’ give your room a whole new color palette. Not to mention they’re functional, relatively inexpensive compared to most other pieces in your living room or bedroom, and they’re easy to find. But did you know you can order a pillow cover in any of our fabrics? Because of that, it’s simple to get that perfectly coordinated collection of pillows in your home — the ones you usually only see in designer spaces. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite fabrics to help you get a designer look using our custom pillows in some of our beloved fabrics.

 
Jan 14

Introducing Our Helena Bedroom Collection

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Helena Bedroom collection from Ballard Designs

Great style is constantly evolving and changing. That’s what makes what we do so much fun. We find joy in building on the looks we love — or reinventing them. The trick is staying open to those possibilities.

As you well know, we love Louis, and our Louis Bed has been a favorite for a long time. Recently, though, we started thinking about the evolution of Louis. What if we took the things we love about this bed and redefined them for a more pared down, yet equally elegant, look? Our design senses immediately started tingling. And this is how our Helena Bedroom Collection was born.

 
Jan 8

Our 7 Select Fabrics and How We’re Using Them

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Ballard Designs Select Fabrics program

With the launch of our Winter catalog, we’re excited to introduce a new program where we’ll be bringing you all of our upholstered furniture pieces in our 7 most popular fabrics for a much lower price! And what makes our Select Fabrics program even better? We’ll be shipping these upholstered pieces out to you faster than ever before! Here’s the deal: