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Apr 17

7 Ways to Decorate Outdoor Spaces with Stripes

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Outdoor terrace with cabana striped patio cushions

After the big chill of winter, your outdoor living areas probably could use a little TLC. What if we told you there was a simple way to give your outdoor decor an instant makeover? The answer lies in one word: stripes.

Apr 16

How to Mix & Match Seating in an Open Floor Plan

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How to Mix and Match Barstools with DIning Chairs

Most modern homes feature open floor plans with large kitchens that connect to the surrounding rooms — dining room, family room and foyer. The openness reflects the way we live today, making it easy to gather and mingle with friends and family in a casual manner without feeling separated from one another. However, creating a cohesive look and feel throughout the space can be tricky. Fortunately, there are many ways to achieve coordinated style, and one of those is through seating. Here are our favorite ways to mix and match barstools or counter stools and dining room chairs.

Apr 15

Don’t Be Afraid of: Zebra

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Louisa canopy bed with zebra print upholstery

Not to toot our own horns, but sometimes we just hit the nail on the head. We’re still swooning over every single detail in this gorgeous bedroom featured in our Spring catalog, so much so that we thought it it served as the perfect example to prove why zebra print has stolen our hearts and why you should make it a part of your home.

Apr 3

What’s Your Outdoor Seating Style?

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Covered porch with Ballard Designs Sutton Collection outdoor furniture

There’s no better time to get ready for summer living. Maximize your outdoor lounge time by transforming a backyard space into a relaxing retreat. The best place to start is finding the right seating that not only fits your space, but your lifestyle, too. And that can depend on what you love to do most when you step outside. Depending on your outdoor space, find the perfect outdoor

Mar 31

4 Ways to Put a Desk to Work

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A desk used as a nightstand

The days of letter writing may be long gone, but the desk will always remain an essential piece of furniture. No matter it’s purpose or where it may be stationed, a desk keeps us organized amid the everyday chaos. And though it’s certainly a practical piece of furniture, it can also be a very stylish addition to any room. Here are four ways you can put a desk to work in your home.

Mar 24

Inspired Color Palettes for Spring 2014

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Living room color palette of coral and mineral

Whether Spring has sprung where you are or you’re still waiting for the sun to come out, the time has come to spruce up your space for warmer months. Inspired by the spaces in our Spring 2014 catalog, we’ve broken down exactly how to get the look of four of the rooms you’ve seen in our pages!

Mar 13

7 Tips for Organizing Your Wardrobe

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Ballard Designs Sarah Storage collection turns any space into an organized dressing room

When it comes to wardrobe organization and storage, one size does not fit all. Which is why we’ve fallen head over heels in love with our modular Sarah Storage System. Whether you’re a fashion minimalist or maximalist, you can cure your closet woes and create a neater and more streamlined wardrobe in any space.