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May 23

Podcast, Episode 18: designer Mark D. Sikes

2017-06-22T10:11:22+00:00 By |Podcast, Style Tip|9 Comments

How to Decorate podcast guest interior designer Mark D. Sikes

This week we have a very special guest all the way from California, interior designer Mark D. Sikes. Mark is a veritable renaissance man with a furniture line, fabric collection, rug collection, book, fashion line, and of course his interior design business. He shares the story of how his Los Angeles home landed on the cover of House Beautiful, his love of fashion and experience working in fashion, how he approaches a new space, and how to get that effortless California style in your home.

May 19

10 Pretty Entries to Transition You into Summer

2017-06-22T16:17:01+00:00 By |Decorating, Entryways, Featured, Style Tip, Summer, Tips & Solutions|3 Comments

Your entryway is the first space guests see when they enter your home, and even more importantly, they’re the first place you see. That’s reason enough for us to make it a beautiful focal point that functions for your family and looks pretty too. We’ve rounded up 10 entries from our summer catalog to bring you a little inspiration so you can whip this little spot into shape.

Feb 14

Podcast, Episode #9: Interior Designer Miles Redd

2017-06-22T10:20:35+00:00 By |Decorating, Design Experts, Podcast, Style Tip|1 Comment

Interior designer Miles Redd joins the How to Decorate podcast for Ballard Designs

Go ahead and pinch us. We can’t believe we get to introduce this week’s podcast guest, interior designer Miles Redd! We were beside ourselves when he agreed to sit down with us while recently in his hometown of Atlanta (and ours). Plus, he’s our first AD100 Designer on the podcast. Miles’ spaces are packed with style, drama, and whimsy, and we think you’ll be were struck by how darn nice he is!

Sep 13

8 Centerpieces for Your Dining Table When You’re Not Entertaining

2017-06-22T12:21:36+00:00 By |Decorating, Dining Rooms, Style Tip, Tips & Solutions|7 Comments

10 things to put on your dining table when you're not entertaining

Dining rooms are an important part of the home when you’re gathering with family or friends, but the reality is that most of the time, they sit empty waiting on your next dinner party. Which begs the question — what do you put on your dining room table when you’re not entertaining? It looks empty and sad if there’s no centerpiece, but who has time to arrange fresh flowers every week? We’ve pulled together 10 ways to give your dining table some personality without all the maintenance: