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One of our favorite spaces from our 2016 catalog was this living room. It’s sassy and sweet at the same time. To pull off this bold room full of animal print, here’s what you need:
It’s here: that time of year when we vow to clean up the clutter and get organized — for good! And when you have smart solutions to help keep your space orderly, functional and stylish, it’s more likely to stay that way. We happened to have a few good ideas, so take a look at are our favorite ways to stay organized in 2016.
Pillow covers are the hardest working tool in your decorating arsenal. A well placed pillow can ‘pouf!’ give your room a whole new color palette. Not to mention they’re functional, relatively inexpensive compared to most other pieces in your living room or bedroom, and they’re easy to find. But did you know you can order a pillow cover in any of our fabrics? Because of that, it’s simple to get that perfectly coordinated collection of pillows in your home — the ones you usually only see in designer spaces. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite fabrics to help you get a designer look using our custom pillows in some of our beloved fabrics.
Great style is constantly evolving and changing. That’s what makes what we do so much fun. We find joy in building on the looks we love — or reinventing them. The trick is staying open to those possibilities.
As you well know, we love Louis, and our Louis Bed has been a favorite for a long time. Recently, though, we started thinking about the evolution of Louis. What if we took the things we love about this bed and redefined them for a more pared down, yet equally elegant, look? Our design senses immediately started tingling. And this is how our Helena Bedroom Collection was born.
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.
There we were, on a dreary, frosty morning last January, gathered around a conference room table brainstorming our Winter 2016 catalog when one recurring theme just kept resurfacing: hope. Hope that winter will end. Hope for sunshine and warmth. Hope for blossoming color.
If you’ve flipped through our last few catalogs, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve been quietly slipping more and more modern furniture pieces into our collections. The Ballard Designs aesthetic has always been about ‘the mix.’ We’re empowered (and we hope we’re empowering you too) to blend all styles of furniture, art, and accessories together. It’s that beautifully unique combination of things that helps you express your unique personality in your home, which is the goal. For this reason, we’ve been wanting to bring more contemporary accents into our rooms, like our Felicity Acrylic tables and more clean lined furniture, like our Dakota Sofa.
Today, we’re making a case for why you should have a few modern accents in your home!