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Jan 8

Our 7 Select Fabrics and How We’re Using Them

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Ballard Designs Select Fabrics program

Drumroll, please: With the launch of our new Select Fabrics program, you can now order any of our upholstered furniture pieces in any of our seven most popular fabrics for the same low “Starting At” price. And because we keep these great fabrics in stock, you’ll get your shipment even faster. Here’s the deal:

 
Jan 5

How to Decorate our Octavia Bookcase

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How to Decorate the new Octavia Bookcase from Ballard Designs

In our new Winter Collection, we’re excited to introduce our Octavia Bookcase. The octagonal cubbies and two-tone paint colors make this bookcase a shining star in our latest collection, and one that can transition seamlessly into your home. We’re sharing a few looks and inspiration for turning this classically inspired furniture piece into a focal point in your home.

 
Dec 29

How to Clean Acrylic Furniture & Accessories

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How to Clean Acrylic Furniture & Accessories

For some admirers, acrylic furniture is associated with the glamorous era of Hollywood Regency. For others, the iconic Louis Ghost Chair, introduced by renowned designer Philippe Starck in 2002, comes to mind. Either way, one thing is clear (pun intended): acrylic is as timeless and beloved now as it was when it was first introduced to the world of home decor in the 1930s.

 
Dec 28

What’s the Best Way to Hang Your Drapery?

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How to hang drapery panels

Curtains are often the finishing touch in your decor. And with the right combination of color, pattern and texture, the right pair of panels can really set the mood in a room and influence how you and your guests will feel. How you hang them also affects the overall feel, which is an often overlooked detail. So let’s take a look at the different ways you can hang your curtains and the considerations that go into choosing your best option.