October 2023

These Modern Living Room Ideas Are Far From Boring

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50 Modern Living Room Ideas You’ll LoveJanis Nicolay

Defined by clean lines, natural materials and minimalist decor, modern home design is one of the most well-known interior design styles. In the living room, the aesthetic translates to a space that feels airy and uncluttered, yet cozy and welcoming. Here, we’ve rounded up dreamy modern living room ideas that showcase steal-worthy design trends and functional layouts for casual family time.

Whether you’re designing a family-friendly living room or looking for small living room ideas, there are many design avenues that can be taken to achieve a fresh and elevated

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Decorating small spaces | Homes

North America will see the tiny house market grow 57% by 2027, according to market research company Technavio.

With people buying more tiny homes, they also must consider how to decorate these homes. Furniture retailer Ballard Designs reports that 25% of those surveyed think smaller spaces are more challenging to decorate than larger spaces.

The Technavio report estimates the steady increase in the tiny home market will continue, considering the rise in housing prices and more interest in pre-built or custom-built homes.

Thinking Smaller

Decorators hired to design the furnishings for a small space like a tiny home have to

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Tips for decorating your dorm room for Halloween

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Maybe this fall, you aren’t going to be home for Halloween but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy the spooky decorations. 

Here are a few budget-friendly ideas to make your dorm rooms Halloween-ready. 

‘Spookify’ your door

Decorating your dorm room door can be an easy way to start. You can make your door look spooktacular with battery-operated lights. They can be found in all kinds of different shapes and sizes ranging from orange pumpkins to purple bats.

You can either make Halloween-themed signs yourself or buy them. They can easily be

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DIY Halloween Decorations: Spook Up Your Home on a Budget

Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to let your creativity run wild and transform your home into a spooky, enchanting wonderland. While store-bought decorations can be tempting, they can also be quite pricey. If you’re looking to spook up your home without breaking the bank, DIY Halloween decorations are the way to go. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore some fantastic and affordable DIY ideas that will turn your home into a Halloween haven.

  1. Spooky Silhouettes: One of the simplest and most effective ways to decorate for Halloween on a budget is by creating
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Interior Designs That Bring Hollywood Home

While the mania for Barbie pink will surely fade away, the inspiration that designers and their clients get from films and TV is perennial. Whether it’s a kitchen inspired by It’s Complicated, living spaces that emulate a Wes Anderson movie, or a guest room that features board-game trinkets and art that nod to the movie Clue, imagery from small and large screens sparks people’s imaginations.

A moody bedroom by Urbanology took cues from the board game and 1985 movie Clue, including a painting that reminded designer Ginger Curtis of Colonel Mustard.

Matti Gresham Photography

“When Something’s Gotta Give

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Elevate your porch with these fall decor ideas from area pros

Declare your unabashed love for the season and its cinnamon-scented trappings with a front porch decked out in fall decor. Along with showcasing some of our favorite displays, we chatted with local design gurus and green thumbs about the best ways to create a festive doorway.

Pile up the pumpkins

Pumpkins on porch steps
At this home, Torres arranged a trail of pumpkins leading up the porch steps.(Courtesy Porch Pumpkins)

When life gives you pumpkins, pile them up on your porch for a grand fall display. If your trunk can’t handle gobs of gourdes, call on Heather Torres of Porch Pumpkins. They’ll

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20 Burgundy Nail Ideas to Try for Fall 2023

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This Timeless Burgundy Manicure

Everything about this manicure feels classic to me. The squoval nail shape, the medium length, and the glossy burgundy polish. They just work, no matter the time of year. Recreate the look with two coats of OPI’s Complimentary Wine followed by a high-shine top coat.


This Half-French Burgundy Nail Inspo

I love that this burgundy manicure has not one but two accent nails—specifically, a french manicure design on both the middle and pointer fingers—for a little something

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Niche Design Ideas for Homes

I recently toured model homes in the Denver market and stumbled upon the coolest reading niche. I don’t always take photos in a model, but I pulled out my phone to snap a photo this time because … I want one of those niches in my house! It also got me thinking about other creative niche designs I’ve seen in new homes across the country.

As homes get smaller, builders and designers must get creative with space to really make it work for homeowners, and a niche is a great opportunity to do that. Whether with the architecture or with

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Cosentino’s First-Ever North American Trend Report Forecasts Home Design Trends

The surfacing leader partners with the IPSOS survey group and key designers to provide inspiration for projects in 2024 and beyond

Cosentino Silestone Le Chic Parisien Bleu

Cosentino Silestone Le Chic Parisien Bleu

Cosentino Silestone Le Chic Parisien Bleu

Richard T Anuszkiewicz, Design Galleria

Richard T Anuszkiewicz, Design Galleria

Richard T Anuszkiewicz, Design Galleria

Coral Gables, Florida, Oct. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cosentino Group, the Spanish global leader in the production and distribution of innovative and sustainable surfaces for the world of architecture and design, today released its 2024 North American trend report. Informed by an IPSOS survey, one of the largest market research companies in the world,

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