Celebrity designer and Minnesota native Nate Berkus shares tips on making home spaces work for you

Home design, just like people, evolves through the years. Minnesota native and celebrity interior designer Nate Berkus is an expert at reimagining space for changing needs, whether that’s downsizing, moving or reimagining extra rooms as an empty nester.

“The story of what a successful interior communicates is who you are, who you’ve been, and who you aspire to be,” said Berkus, whose recent design partnerships include Amazon and PetSmart. We caught up with him on the phone from his home in New York, which he shares with husband and fellow interior design star Jeremiah Brent and their two young children.

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10 Renter-Friendly Wallpaper Ideas | POPSUGAR Home

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It’s easy to feel like you’re in a design rut when you’re limited by the realities of living in a rental: you can’t install permanent light fixtures, for example, replace the floors, or generally go crazy with your drill. When it comes to freshening up the look of your walls, traditional wallpaper is a clear no-no, but the emergence of all sorts of renter-friendly wallpaper means you no longer have to stare at boring, bare walls everyday.

These peel-and-stick wallpapers

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Add to your home by repurposing its unused spaces and structures

When it comes to home interior remodels, people tend to follow one of two paths: out with the old and in with the new, or out with the new and back to the old. 

Somewhere in between, however, exists a third option that incorporates both ideas: repurposing something old into something new.

As times change, so do home needs. Living rooms and formal dining rooms, for example, used to be must-haves. Now, they’re often a “no thank you.” People are increasingly converting these traditional spaces into something that blends more with their current lifestyle. The same goes for built-in bookshelves.

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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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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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How to make your bed look more expensive

 A bed with curtains

A bed with curtains

We all love our downtime, and there’s no place better than the bed. Sprucing up this furniture and making it look expensive and luxurious will not only uplift the aesthetics of your room but also offer you the deepest, most peaceful sleep. Whether that includes investing in the fluffiest pillows, adding a statement headboard, or even carefully designing the area around it – all these factors can contribute to the bed of your dreams.

To help you with this, we spoke to top designers in the field who offered unique bedroom ideas to help the bed

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20 garden room ideas to enhance your backyard and lifestyle

The best garden room ideas will see you enjoying a natural extension of your home, all without the hassle and costs of actually extending a house. Contemporary or classic style garden rooms will not only visually enhance your outdoor space but, they have endless practical perks too. 

With transformative backyard ideas, you can create more separation from daily home routines, and add a little luxury – whether you want a small garden room hidden in an unused corner of the land, or a shepherd’s hut acting as your full-time office space – there are endless options. With modular rooms of

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27 pergola ideas to add shade, privacy and style to your outside space

Pergola ideas are everywhere, and with good reason too. Whether you DIY your own structure or make a small investment with a kit, a pergola is a simple addition that will turn a standard bit of your backyard, into a divine outdoor living space, complete with shade if you wish. 

Achieving your desired look is all in the decoration. If you love to get creative, putting up a pergola on your patio or decking area will make the perfect weekend project, and it’s the ideal spot to house things like your outdoor furniture, or your grill. Best of all, pergolas

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8 Decorating Ideas That Will Give Your Home Summer Cabin Flair

If you’re stuck in the suburbs or a bustling city and crave the quaint coziness of a summer cabin, you’re not alone. Luckily, there are a few ways to tap into your home’s cabin potential. From wooden accents and rustic shelving to peel-and-stick accent walls, achieving this aesthetic is not as hard as it seems. Keep reading to learn how.

1. Classically Adirondack



Capture the rustic cabin feel by bringing in earthy, wood elements to your space. This retreat tucks you into a log bed surrounded by neutrals, honeyed wood tones, and the warm light of vintage light fixtures

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Garden Design Ideas & Advice | Garden Landscaping

Create the perfect outdoor space with our expert garden landscape ideas and design advice. When it comes to planning a new back garden or front garden, there is so much to consider and think about. We can help you shape your garden layout ideas and create a gorgeous garden landscape design to work with. As well as garden planning advice, our articles are jampacked full of inspiration, including contemporary garden designs, Mediterranean garden ideas, and even garden pathway ideas. We’ve got the knowledge to help you create the ideal outdoor space to suit your style and needs. Whether you want

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