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Decorating Dilemma: Raquel’s Living Room

Accessorizing a neutral living room with color

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.

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Decorating with Red

Decorating with reds

Red is the color of love. It evokes energy, passion and warmth — and who doesn’t want to feel those things when walking into a room? Sure, it’s a daring choice, but it’s a statement worth making. It’s all in the way you use it. For inspiration (and a little confidence) in injecting this vivacious color into your space, check out our tips for decorating with red.

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10 Gift Ideas for the Early Bird

Gift ideas for the holiday early birds

For some, it may be way too early to start thinking about Christmas gifts, but for the early bird, things are already into full swing! We rounded up a few of our favorite gift ideas, just in case you’re ready to start filling up Santa’s sleigh!

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October – December 2014 Paint Colors

Gray paint color in Ballard Designs catalog

Because we shoot in real homes, we are not always at liberty to paint the walls. In those cases, we have chosen paint colors that best match the wall color in the photo. Please be aware that color may vary due to various light conditions, finish and other factors.  Therefore, it’s always a great idea to test a paint sample on your wall first. We use Benjamin Moore paint, but most paint stores can match any color.

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How to Fold Napkins like Bunny Williams

How to fold napkins like Bunny Williams

As we’ve been working with Bunny Williams on her new collection for Ballard Designs, we’ve enjoyed learning a little bit about how she entertains and what her favorite entertaining tips are. We were delighted to learn that she always folds her napkins a certain way when having guests over for dinner, and she even designed her new table linen collection to look best when folded in this manner! We thought we’d share with you her napkin fold and how to do it!

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Video: Flower Arranging with Bunny Williams

Celebrated entertainer (and interior designer extraordinaire) Bunny Williams walks us through her strategy for arranging flowers using her new container for Ballard Designs.

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Video: Setting the Table with Bunny Williams

Celebrated entertainer (and interior designer extraordinaire) Bunny Williams talks to us about her love of china, her new dinner ware designs, and why she considers a table setting a work of art!

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