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Decorating Dilemmas: Linda’s Dining Room

By |Aug 31, 2016|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments

Decorating a small dining room with teals and blues

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.


Jana Bek’s Small, Outdoor Balcony Makeover

By |Aug 30, 2016|Decorating, Fall, Featured, Outdoor Living, Outdoors, Style Tip, Tips & Solutions|2 Comments

Jana Bek is an interior designer with a fantastic eye for color and an even better sense of style. Through Bek Design, she works with clients all over the country to design spaces that suit her clients’ needs and budget. Today, she’s sharing how she gave her small, outdoor balcony a makeover with Suzanne Kasler’s Directoire Collection.


Runway to Room: 8 Fall 2016 Fashion Trends Translated

By |Aug 29, 2016|Decorating, Fall, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Velvet on the Fall 2016 runways

Designer: Akris; Photo: Ylannis Vlamos, for Vogue

When we’re dreaming up the new products for a season, we’re always super inspired by fashion — whether it’s color palettes, dressmaker details, or overall style sensibility. So we’re always tickled pink when certain trends we’ve been loving show up both in our seasonal stories and on the runway. Below we’re talking about 8 fall fashion trends you can find both on the world’s chicest catwalks, as well as in our catalog.


Feature Friday: Light, Bright Kitchen Makeover

By |Aug 26, 2016|Decorating, Kitchens, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Kitchen design from Julie Holloway of Milk & Honey Home blog

In our Feature Friday series, we’ll be highlighting the homes of some of our favorite bloggers and designers. We love the way they’ve used our products in their spaces, so we thought we’d bring these bright ideas to you!

This Friday, we are putting the spotlight on the room where many of us spend the most time — the kitchen! Julie Holloway of Milk and Honey Home is a residential and commercial designer who was faced with a kitchen, breakfast nook, and family room renovation in Peachtree Corners, Georgia.


Get the Look: Living Room in Jewel Tones

By |Aug 25, 2016|Decorating, Fall, Get the Look, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Jewel toned living room from Ballard Designs Fall 2016 catalog

Every season, we love exploring new color palettes, and for Fall 2016, we were inspired by jewel tones. There’s something about them that just feels so cozy, welcoming, and luxe. And who doesn’t look forward to a little luxury once the colder months come around? Candlelit dinners, fireside chats, cashmere sweaters, and leather boots? Consider us in! And for an evening like that, we think you need to spend it in a room like the jewel toned living room in our Fall 2016 catalog. Get the look below:


Decorating Dilemma: Allison’s Awkward Living Room

By |Aug 24, 2016|Decorating Dilemmas|2 Comments

Creating a room layout for Allison's awkward living 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.


Bringing Modern Pieces into Your Home

By |Aug 23, 2016|Decorating, Featured, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

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: