September 2023

Southlake home pairs masculine design with feminine touches for stylish contrast

At an end-of-life birthday party for a dear friend, Christina Garcia Lysaught — the founder and principal designer behind Dallas-based Layered Dimensions Interior Design — started chatting with a young couple who turned out to be in the early stages of building a house in Southlake. Lysaught made such an impression that by the end of that dinner, the couple asked her to step in and help with the interior design of their dream home. “We just gained each other’s trust knowing that we had this really amazing, mutual friend,” she says.

Lysaught came on board right at the floor

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Home, interior design: Make your house colourful, vibrant with these decor ideas

With no sun and cloudy days in monsoon, the interiors may start to appear gloomy and preparing homes for the monsoon can be challenging but understanding the appropriate colours, textures and configurations can help maintain the interior’s character while overcoming the gloom. These efforts are needed because home is where one spends two-third of their time hence, it is absolutely essential that one is never bored of that space.

Home, interior design tips: Make your house colourful and vibrant with these decor ideas (Photo by Steph Wilson on Unsplash)
Home, interior design tips: Make your house colourful and vibrant with these decor ideas (Photo by Steph Wilson on Unsplash)

In an interview with HT Lifestyle, Ar Anupriya Sahu, Founder and

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Our Favorite Halloween Decoration Ideas

Pumpkin pandemonium has already begun and we’re here with ways to keep your full fever tasteful rather than Taki Insider reports. Ashley Childers, an interior designer says when it comes to your holiday decor, it should be cohesive, which means avoiding an unnecessary amount of plastic pumpkins, colorful ribbons, busy patterns and bright colors. Childers reiterates faux pumpkins faux plants. Fo everything in my opinion drains the energy out of the space. Instead let nature guide your color palette and use more natural organic looking florals, dried plants will give your home *** more organic feel. It’s time to get … Read the rest

Dish and Design celebrates food, drink, autumn decor and ‘witchy vibes’

Attendees and presenters at the autumn edition of Homestyle’s Dish and Design event wrapped their collective arms around the fall season with an evening of on-trend design ideas and comforting food and cocktails.

The more than 130 guests at Wednesday’s sold-out event streamed into the Great Lakes Culinary Center in Southfield, where the staff served wine, beer and a special sangria, plus an array of appetizers. The seasonal spread included dips, a vegetable pasta salad, curry carrots with hummus and a decadent s’mores dip with graham crackers.

After a welcome introduction from host, Detroit News editor and Homestyle columnist Maureen

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Can’t afford high mortgage rate but want a new home? Try these projects

When the pandemic brought on record-low mortgage rates, many Americans bought new homes or refinanced.

Fast-forward about three years to now when rates have nearly doubled, though, and a lot of those people are realizing a claustrophobic truth: That great deal has now shackled them to a property they might have outgrown.

But if you’re in that situation, you’re not without options.

Many homeowners are now reinventing their houses rather than trading up to a different house and a much higher rate.

“With low inventory levels in the housing market, many Twin Cities homeowners are turning to home improvement projects

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REAL SIMPLE Unveils Sixth Annual REAL SIMPLE HOME at Quay Tower in Brooklyn, New York

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NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — REAL SIMPLE today debuted the sixth annual REAL SIMPLE HOME, a city penthouse apartment full of color and charm that offers actionable decorating and design ideas and inspiration. Seven top designers teamed up with REAL SIMPLE editors to turn a blank-canvas at Quay Tower in Brooklyn, New York into a playful oasis featuring maximalist design, mixed patterns, and layered textures. Visit now

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The mistakes our team of home design experts always avoid in a small home office

The very worst mistakes to avoid in a small home office can have a big impact on productivity and comfort, others are more aesthetic but can be equally detrimental to your mood. Whether you are working from home full time, or just need a dedicated space for squaring away life admin, there are a few common home office design mistakes to avoid that are particularly relevant to small home office ideas.

Not making the most of clever storage solutions is one of the worst mistakes you can make when renovating a bijou workspace. ‘Clever storage is crucial in small

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Lawrence elementary students break ground on home they helped design

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It started with one question that one Limestone Community School student, Quillan Dutro, asked — “What if everyone had a home?”

That question became an idea, and now that idea is being built from the ground up, as a home for people experiencing homelessness.

First and second graders out of this school in Lawrence broke ground on what will eventually be affordable housing.

“They had been hearing their parents talk about how this has been a growing issue in our area,” said Madeline Herrera, the director of Limestone.

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12 Mirror Decor Ideas to Enhance Your Space

Because mirrors aren’t just for bathrooms and vanities.

Things like paint, hardware, and lighting may be integral parts of a room’s decor scheme, but it’s the decorative elements that really help bring your design to life. While there are many ways to accessorize a room, there are certain pieces pros turn to time and time again to bring both function and beauty to a space. One such item? Mirrors.

<p>Photo by Julie Soefer for Chandos Collective</p>

Photo by Julie Soefer for Chandos Collective

Available in nearly endless shapes and styles, mirrors have the ability to lighten and brighten any space, as well as increase a

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