6 Summer Tips for your Home

Use two console side by side for long, large walls

In the pages of our catalog, you’ve probably noticed the tips that we include for design inspiration. From the products we sell to the tips we add to our catalog, our goal is to help you decorate your home inside and out to reflect your unique personality! Today, we thought we’d round up all the fun tips from our Summer 2015 catalog.

If you have a dining room with a large, long wall, you may have the challenge of a space that’s too long for a standard size console table. When that happens, we love to use two consoles side-by-side, like our Durham Console. The other great reason to do this is that if you ever want to rearrange your home or your end up moving, two small pieces are much more versatile than one very long piece that may not fit in your next space!

Hang a pendant beside the bed

Instead of a table lamp, hang a pendant from the ceiling to free up space on your table top! This is especially handy for small homes!

Two rugs are better than one, use two in different sizes for the same room.

Two rugs are better than one, use two in different sizes for the same room.

We love these art prints, commissioned by Bunny Williams to the same artist that painted the originals in her vacation home.

Bunny Williams commissioned these prints from the same artist that painted her originals, which hang in her Punta Clara vacation home.

We love to use a desk as a nightstand if you're short on wall space. This way you can squeeze in a workspace or vanity!

We love to use a desk as a nightstand if you’re short on wall space. This way you can squeeze in a workspace or vanity, even if your home is on the small side!

A dining table with drawers is a great solution for storing entertaining items in a small dining room.

A dining table with drawers (like our Vintage Farmhouse Extension Table) is a great solution for storing entertaining items in a small dining room.

For more design inspiration, visit our Pinterest Boards, or find more gorgeous rooms in our Photo Gallery.

 
How to Decorate Team

How to Decorate Team

We enjoy spending days interacting with How to Decorate readers. From answering Design Dilemmas to writing How To articles and working with guest designers, our passion is to provide informative and accurate resources to help people solve their design problems.

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