Decorating

Home design & decorating tips about architecture, color schemes, paint colors, interior styles, and so on.

Decorating

Color wheel in interior design
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Here we look at how the colors on the color wheel are arranged and how you can use a color wheel in interior design to heighten the look of your rooms.

Complementary Colors
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Understanding complementary colors is essential in interior design because it is one of the key concepts you will be working with. Here we delve deeper into the mechanics of complementary colors and how you can use them to your advantage.

Colors that go with purple
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Purple is a popular color choice for rooms where a feminine feel is desired when pink seems too obvious. Parents with little girls will typically opt for purple as an alternative decor color when they don’t want to fall into the stereotypical pink camp.

Architecture

Richardsonian Romanesque Houses: History, Characteristics and Examples
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The Richardsonian Romanesque style architecture goes back as far as the Medieval times in the Middle Ages. With its dominating churches and mansions, this style building can be seen in both the US and Europe. The impressive style is closely associated with the Romanesque Revival architecture, which also dates back to the Medieval times.

Beaux-Arts Architecture
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The dramatic Beaux-Arts architecture is an easily identifiable building style that originates in 19th century France. The words opulence and drama are synonymous with this architectural style.

A Look at Prairie Style Architecture and Its Defining Characteristics
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Have you ever wondered what American architecture looks like? Then take a look at the Prairie style architecture.The original American-born Prairie style is a typical example of the most influential movement in American history. Let’s explore this unique architecture by delving into its history, characteristics, influence and some famous examples right here. 

Colors

Color wheel in interior design
Updated

Here we look at how the colors on the color wheel are arranged and how you can use a color wheel in interior design to heighten the look of your rooms.

Complementary Colors
Updated

Understanding complementary colors is essential in interior design because it is one of the key concepts you will be working with. Here we delve deeper into the mechanics of complementary colors and how you can use them to your advantage.

Colors that go with purple
Updated

Purple is a popular color choice for rooms where a feminine feel is desired when pink seems too obvious. Parents with little girls will typically opt for purple as an alternative decor color when they don’t want to fall into the stereotypical pink camp.

Interior Decorating Styles

11 Refreshing Jamaican Home Decoration Ideas
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Home decoration serves a special purpose as it emits a sense of positive feeling as we enter our home. This is why it’s important to show your personality by conveying liveliness. One such style that can achieve this is the Jamaican themed home decoration. By taking some inspiration from this Caribbean style home decor, you’ll be able to energize your interior and your life!

Retro Interior Design Style Guide
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The retro style interior design is all about combining a variety of patterns, textures and colors to create a classic look. In a retro interior, all the furniture is functional and completely usable. The key to this theme is to mix colors and shapes without creating a messy space.

Cactus Aesthetic Ideas
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From real to decorative cactus, the use of this exotic plant as a trendy home decor is something to rave about these days. If you have decided to improve the aesthetic of your interiors but don’t know where to start and how, why not freshen up your rooms by updating your space with the cactus theme! 

Paint

Desirable Paint Colors that Go with Oak Wood Trim
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If you’re looking to remodel your home’s interior and like the idea of using oak wood accents, you’ll need to think of what paint colors go with oak wood trim. There are many colors you can use to bring out the beauty of your wood trim, no matter what stain color the wood itself is. Whether your oak wood trim is light or dark, you can pair it with bold or neutral hues to highlight the undertone of the wood.

Best Neutral Paint Colors for Living Room
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Neutral paint colors are go-to options for living rooms because this is a space in the home which is going to be used by numerous people, so you don’t typically want it to feel overly personalized. Here we take a closer look at what constitutes a neutral and the best neutral paint colors available for the living room.

Best Gray Paint Colors for Living Room
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Here we explore exactly why finding the perfect gray paint for your room is so hard, as well as tips for choosing gray paint and some of the best gray paint colors for living rooms.