Small decor items that add an elegant touch to any room

When gathering elements to appoint a space in your home, some main items spring to mind.  Large pieces of furniture such as a beautiful bed, unique coffee table, stunning dresser, matchless artwork or dramatic rug can all convey a certain feeling and style in a room.  But in the midst of choosing paint colors, light fixtures, large furniture pieces, floor coverings and smaller furnishings, it’s important to remember that more diminutive décor items play a very important part in enhancing spaces in your home, as well.  Small, careful touches can give a room a certain panache or elegance that is not soon forgotten.  When outfitting any room in your home, don’t forget to include beautiful enhancements such as:

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How the right piece of art can transform any room

Beautiful artwork is one of the most important elements to consider when creating lovely spaces within your home.  Whether you are carefully appointing a space for slumber, dining, work, study or relaxation, artwork is considered by many to be the most impactful thing you put into a space.  Frame Art

How to select the right rug for each room in your home

Area rugs are available in a wide variety of patterns, sizes and textures, and these accent pieces can add an unmistakable flair to spaces within your home. But selecting the right rug for your living space, sleep space, office space or other areas of your home can be a little overwhelming, to say the least. And incorrectly sized or oddly-placed rugs can definitely make a room look awkward instead of beautiful. So how can you make sure you invest in the right rug for different spaces in your home? When shopping, consider a few elements to help you select the perfect rugs for each space you wish to enhance.

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A guide to buying bath towels

There are many choices available when buying bath towels.  So how do you choose a product that combines durability, functionality and luxury? Simplify your shopping experience by remembering a few key points:

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Home Décor Gift Guide

The holiday giving season is rapidly approaching, and in a year that’s been extremely unusual, it may be hard to think of the perfect gift for everyone on your list.  Since many are sticking a little closer to home these days, consider gifting family and friends with home accessories and décor that are both beautiful and practical.  Gifts that add a touch of luxury or bit of panache to our everyday living spaces are treasures that can be enjoyed for years to come.  Not sure where to start? Consider these ideas:

Decorative pillows Elegant Strand

How to use mood boards to help you design your room

A mood board is a tool that helps you put all of your ideas together in one place.  Interior designers use mood boards to outline the general style, desired mood, preferred colors and overall feel or a room or space they are working on. Used during the initial planning stages of a design project, a mood board helps visually convey ideas, thoughts, desires and preferences. Mood boards can also be helpful in outlining elements that should be avoided in a project, too.