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Jul 18

Reproducing Vintage Fabrics

By |Jul 18, 2014|Decorating, Fabric & Slipcovers, Featured|0 Comments|

Reproducing vintage fabrics for Ballard Designs

You’ve probably heard a few of our stories over the years of finding inspiration in a beautiful antique we’ve uncovered on our travels abroad. It usually involves a piece of furniture, a chandelier or even a botanical study. But this story is a little different. This fall, we’re introducing two new Fabric by the Yard selections based on vintage scraps of fabric we’ve found. Yes, fabric.

Jul 17

New Items Sneak Peek: Fall 2014

By |Jul 17, 2014|Decorating, Featured|2 Comments|

Next week, we’re thrilled to launch all of the gorgeous new products we’ve developed for Fall 2014! Yes, it’s still July, and yes, it’s still mighty hot outside. Regardless of the heat, the promise of cooler temperatures and changing leaves has us dreaming about Fall and ready to give you a kickstart to back to school planning and Fall decorating!

We thought we’d give you a glimpse into the gorgeous new products you’ll be seeing in our Fall catalogs and online. Look for them on Ballarddesigns.com starting July 25th!

Jul 16

Decorating Dilemma: Lori’s Bedroom

By |Jul 16, 2014|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments|

Decorating ideas for boring bedroom

Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.

Jul 15

Ballard Designs at Haven Conference 2014

By |Jul 15, 2014|Decorating|5 Comments|

Ballard Designs at Haven Conference 2014

We couldn’t have been more excited to sponsor Haven Conference again this year! It’s always a fun time, and we love being surrounded by other decor-philes! We thought we’d share all that went on during this fun weekend, starting with the living rooms we put together for the conference and ending with the fabulous party we were lucky enough to host!

Jul 14

Get to Know Our Essentials Program

By |Jul 14, 2014|Decorating, Featured|0 Comments|

Ballard Designs' Essentials Program

The hardest part of refreshing your decor is often picking just the right fabric for that new pair of drapes, set of throw pillows or slipcovers with complete confidence that it’s going to work with everything else in the room.

Jul 11

Using Color with Susanna Salk

By |Jul 11, 2014|Decorating, Design Experts, Susanna Salk, Tips & Solutions|1 Comment|

Tips for using color in your home, from Susanna Salk

In April, our great friend and design expert Susanna Salk came out with a new book, Decorate Fearlessly: Using Whimsy, Confidence, and a Dash of Surprise to Create Deeply Personal Spaces! In the book, she shows us how to use color in a personal way and to make a bold statement that reflects YOU! We asked Susanna to share some of her favorite guidelines (rules being one of her least favorite words!) for incorporating color into your home. 

Jul 9

Decorating Dilemma: Julie’s Sitting Room

By |Jul 9, 2014|Decorating Dilemmas|2 Comments|

Decorating Dilemma: Julie's Sitting Room

Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.