When we asked award-winning interior designer, William Peace, ASID, of Peace Design, to create two unique rooms using our product, we knew we’d love the results. Using a raw industrial space, Bill shows us just how easy it is to create livable luxury in any environment.
Although Oushak rugs (pronounced ooh-shack) date back to the 15th century, the style is as chic as ever – and has become the rug of choice for many of today’s designers. Originating from a Turkish town in the Anatolian Region called Usak, the ancient flat-woven rug possesses a versatility with a perfect blend of old and modern that seems to work in any style interior – which is exactly why the style is so popular. Throw down an Oushak, like our Valentino Rug (pictured above), and you’ll add instant polish without the fuss.
As soon as we saw this space from interior designer and blogger Sita Montgomery, we couldn’t wait to share it here on How to Decorate! We love the way Sita uses a happy shades of coral as exclamation marks around this primarily neutral great room. Each space feels defined but still cohesive, which can be a tricky balance in an open floor plan. Luckily, Sita walks us through her favorite ways to bring purpose and pretty to this space.
With the holidays long gone but the chill still in the air, we’ve been missing the extra bit of oomph that our decorations brought to the home. To combat this decorating fatigue (plus the chilly temperatures), we’re focusing on textures around the house. Extra throw blankets in knubby woven wools, pillows finished in soft fringe, and woven textures, like a big catch-all basket.
‘Tis the season for spreading good holiday cheer. Parties abound, and chances are you’re making your own plans for entertaining friends and family during the holidays. Make sure your home is a festive expression of the season, starting with the mantel. It’s easy to transform your fireplace into a stunning and cohesive focal point for the holidays when you decorate with a theme in mind. To get your creative juices flowing, we’ve used our three holiday themes to show you how easy it is.
Your living room is often the most used room in the house, hosting a nearly constant rotation of family and friends alike. So give it a little TLC from time to time to keep it from feeling tired and dated. Here are 7 simple living room decorating ideas to help you refresh your style.
Try adding a warm touch to the crisp, cool Fall nights around the fireplace. Let us show you (step by step) how to create Autumn colors and textures that will warm your hearth.