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Aug 23

Bringing Modern Pieces into Your Home

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Adding a touch of modern to your home

Our philosophy at Ballard Designs is to infuse every room with an eclectic mix of furniture pieces and styles to create a look that’s uniquely yours. That’s why we’re always bringing together antique-inspired pieces with funky accessories, patterns galore, and more and more modern pieces too. Every home should have a little touch of modern; here are our favorite ways to incorporate it:

 
Aug 11

Kate Singer’s Great Room in the 2016 Hampton Designer Showhouse

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Each year, we look forward to sponsoring the Traditional Home Hampton Designer Showhouse. It’s the closest we Atlantans get to experiencing the ultimate summer in such an iconic coastal locale. This year’s team of renowned designers created the quintessential beach house, complete with seaside style and an invitingly serene vibe. Designer Kate Singer decorated the great room using Ballard Designs product, and we’re thrilled to share it with you. We got a chance to chat with Kate, who gave us a few insider tips.

 
Aug 9

Get the Look: Yellow & Teal Breakfast Nook

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Get the look of this breakfast nook in yellow and teal

When we were designing the cover of our most recent catalog, we couldn’t help but be drawn to this bright color palette of buttery yellow and vibrant teal. They just work together so beautifully, especially when tempered with a healthy dose of white. Find all of the pieces in this room below:

 
Aug 8

How to Style a Console or Buffet

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How to Style a Console

Choosing furniture can be intimidating, but often we think the hardest part of the decorating process is adding the accessories and finishing touches. It can be hard to know when something is just right. What sort of accessories work with my furniture pieces? Is this too much? Not enough? We’re here to break down the details.

 
Aug 5

How to Space Ring Clips on Your Curtain Panel

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How to evenly space ring clips on a curtain panel

A few months ago, we got a comment asking how to space ring clips on a curtain panel (thanks, Elizabeth!). Turns out our photography team has a super simple trick for evenly spacing the ring clips, so we thought we’d share their simple hack!

 
Aug 4

Our Fall 2016 Preview: Livable Luxe

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Fall 2016 catalog from Ballard Designs

It’s never too early to start planning for the next season. So while you’re still soaking up the summer sun, take a sneak peek at what we’ve got in store for fall. To walk us through what inspired our Fall 2016 catalog, we talked to Senior Vice President Karen Mooney.

 
Aug 2

3 Ways to Use our Harper Bar

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3 ways to use our Harper Bar

While we all want our house to be beautiful, it’s even more important that it functions for our life. That’s why we love creating furniture pieces that are hardworking and functional for modern life. We’re excited to introduce our new Harper Bar which is packed with storage for all of your barware, but with brass accents and sleek lines, it’s a piece that brings instant chic to your space. Of course if you have no use for a bar, we can imagine a few other ways to use this gorgeous piece!