Know how to spot quality wood furniture. We’ve all been there you bring home an inexpensive piece of furniture that falls apart after only a few months’ use. To prevent this situation, learn how to spot quality wood furniture pieces and construction so the next
Sometimes what really matters in a living room is the living part, and nothing aids that better than relaxed, casual furnishings and colors.
After looking through the collection, we pulled together five ways you can bring style, energy, relaxation or a mix of all three to a living room.
And don’t think you can’t experiment with color combinations if you’re tending towards Scandinavian design. Black, white, yellow, and bright teal might be a surprising set but they work together here.
Know your ceiling height when choosing a light fixture. Before you embark on selecting a light fixture, you should know your room’s ceiling height. The last thing you want is to spend days browsing hundreds of fixtures and finally settle on one that you find
Designer Ken Gemes created the living room of his 1920's Bronxville, New York, home around the fabric that he chose for the window treatments—a subtle hand-block printed linen from Tyler Graphics featuring shades of taupe and a smoky blue ground.
In tighter rooms, laid-back bohemian style adds big personality without wasting too much space. In this New York living room, a right-scaled sectional, sweater knit pillows, a wool rug and a shelf system do the trick.
As a longtime apartment-dweller, I’ve found that the visual weight of a piece of furniture can really influence how big it feels in a room. It may technically fit, but it’ll seem huge if it’s a dark or bulky piece or if it’s too close
Embrace the power of whitewashing. Speaking of white, using a watered-down white paint on wood elements in your home creates a warm, Shabby Chic look that always feels cozy.
This is definitely not for everyone, but if you’re looking to create a fresh, airy home, consider a concrete floor painted white and sealed. It creates a crisp backdrop that really allows light to bounce around and allows natural elements like verdant plants and natural