Rustic Glam Living Room + New Rug

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  Horse print is from HomeGoods Let’s talk about the color and pattern: The ivory color fits right into my love of neutrals and the diamond pattern adds a chic graphic look to the room! Decor tip: repeating the colors in a room will give it a cohesive designer’ look and give it flow and [...]

How To (and How Not To) Arrange Your Furniture: Part II

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In part one, we listed a few tips for more masterful arranging of furniture, not only in the living room, but throughout the house. We covered the importance of negative space as well as substance, balancing pieces of furniture within a room, and creative solutions for tight spots, like a bed against a window. Here [...]

How to (and How Not To) Arrange Your Furniture

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The expression “rearranging the furniture” is often disparagingly used to indicate a difference that doesn’t make a difference; however, what if the arrangement of your furniture did make a difference? What if the arrangement of your furniture affected a change in the feel of a room, in your comfort and pleasure, in the way that [...]

A New Rug for the Family Room

A NEW RUG FOR THE FAMILY ROOM

    I am in LOVE with this rug and I am so excited to share my review with you today, sponsored by RugsUSA! Thank you all so much for your kind words about my Christmas home tour as part of Jennifer Rizzo’s Holiday Housewalk yesterday! Christmas and decorating are two of my favorite things [...]

Six Sisters’ Stuff Living Room Makeover

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We are so excited to show you the progress we have made on our living room! When we moved into our house, the living room needed a lot of updating… I was a little hesitant to not have carpet in our living room, but because our living room, dining room and kitchen are all connected [...]

ONE FOR ME, ONE FOR YOU

Winsdor Overdyed Grove

  Hi Everyone! I’ve loved the look of overdye rugs for quite some time now. I had plans to DIY a version in our last house, but never got around to it before we moved. When it came to a design direction for the living room in our new house the only detail I knew [...]

Sarah Throws a Pool Party

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Emma’s editor-in-chief throws a pool party complete with everything from watermelons to wine. She shows us that effortless entertaining is where it’s at. And  with a few simple tips you can throw your own stress-free summer soirée. Decor: A large outdoor rug like this one from Rugs USA brings in color while creating a living [...]

The Pros and Cons of Shag Rugs

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The “retro” look of shag rugs is making its way back into more and more homes each year. It brings a different feel to a room that can be hard to imitate with any other type of rug. If you’re looking for this distinct touch in your home, whether it is a bedroom or living [...]

How to Bring a Southwestern Flair to Your Living Room

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The heart of the Southwestern style comes from its vibrant colors and patterns. Providing a rustic and lively look, adding this style to your home can bring it just the touch it needs. From pillows to rugs to pottery, there are many ways to incorporate a Southwestern flair into your living room. Originating in Mexico, [...]

Layered Living Room Rugs

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Disclosure: Rugs USA provided me with a rug of my choice, but I was not compensated in any other way. All ideas and opinions are my own. We updated the rugs in our living room over the weekend! k scale. It definitely has a blue tint, but I ended up being extremely pleased with it [...]