60 Best Kitchen Ideas – Decor and Decorating Ideas for Kitchen Design

modern white kitchen

Lincoln Barbour

Dreaming of a kitchen renovation? Before you knock down any walls, start small and give the heart of your home a well-deserved upgrade using these stylish spaces for inspiration. Simple swaps like new stools, lighting, or even cabinets knobs can update your kitchen in a flash, and don’t miss our favorite paint ideas as well.

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Pattern Pile-On

Like you would in a cozy bedroom, pile on prints to your heart’s desire, starting with an accent wall covered in one pattern, and a colorful rug in another.

SHOP RUGS

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Stash and Hide

Because you can never have too much storage, stash bulky appliances, like stand mixers behind a sliding cabinet door. Or for a faster solution, turn to good ol’ baskets to hold and conceal seasonal goods like holiday cookie cutters or sprinkles.

SHOP BASKETS

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Stacked

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50 Family Room Decorating Ideas & Photos

Most families spend more time in the family room than any other room in the house. It’s also the room that your guests will likely see first and the most. That’s why it’s important to be intentional about designing a family room that is beautiful but also stays true to your personal tastes.

Whether you prefer a family room that’s modern, classic, rustic or global, you’re sure to find fresh ideas in the 50 photos we’ve compiled here. From small, personal touches to grand design inspiration, there’s something for everyone in this collection of family room ideas. Looking for more inspiration? Our personalized home decor includes throw pillows, blankets, canvas art and more to make your family room reflect your personal style.

Instructions: Click through the buttons below to sort by category. Click the photo for a larger view.

A backless couch is a unique and beautiful way to link

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HGTV’s 80 Fave Fall Decorating Ideas

Welcome Guests Abundantly

Cue the Copper

Get the How-To:

How to Make a Hand-Lettered Farmhouse-Style Tray

Add a Farmhouse Feel

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Cozy Up Your Front Porch With Farmhouse Style for Fall

Set the Table With Seasonal Style

And, Break Out the Good China

Create a Grand Entrance

Freshen Up the Front Porch

(Safely) Fire Up the Fireplace

15 Fireplace Maintenance + Safety Tips:

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Pop In Some Plaid

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15 Spaces That Prove Buffalo Plaid Isn’t Just for Winter

And, Don’t Limit It to a Throw

The History of Buffalo Plaid:

Trending Now: Buffalo Check

Spice Up the Guest Room

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30 Tips for Turning Your Guest Bedroom Into a Retreat

Or, the Front Door

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50+ Paint Shades We Love and How You Can Use Them

Mix Rustic With Refined

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Rustic + Refined: Set a

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30 Easy Summer Decorating Ideas

counter with colorful wallpaper, cabinets, and flowers

Anna Spiro Design

Now that it’s officially May, summer is just around the corner. And while we may not be able to jet off to some faraway waterfront locale, we can still get in on the easy summertime living with the right decorating decisions. Ready to dress your home up for a summery staycation? Ahead, discover 30 easy summer decorating ideas that’ll lighten the look of your home for warm-weather months and vacation vibes.

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Keep It Light With White

Paint everything white, from the walls to the furniture and then use cream, sand, or white textiles. Here, interior designer Tamsin Johnson added some darker shades of gray with the bedding, but otherwise, everything is white or pale. The idea is to invite as much light into the room as possible.

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Accessorize With Citrus

As simple as it may seem, decorating

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35 Biggest Decorating Mistakes and Solutions

35: A Cluttered Kitchen

Solution: Minimize the Mess

Get the How-To:

Make New Pots Look Old for a Cottage-Style Countertop Herb Garden

34: Going to the Dark Side

Solution: Light It Up

33: Kids’ Toys, Untamed

Solution: Conquer the Clutter

32: Choosing Style Over Sittability

Solution: Opt for Comfy Chairs

31: Stuffing Your Garage to the Gills

Solution: Reclaim the Space

30: Designing Around the TV

Solution: Incorporate the TV Into Your Design

29: Toilet Rugs

Solution: Small Rectangular Rug

28: Not Having Houseplants

Solution: Add Your Favorite Plants

27: Having the Wrong Lampshade

Solution: Choose Your Shade Carefully

26: Not Testing Paint Colors

Solution: Try Multiple Hues

25: Covering A/C Ducts

Solution: Plan Around Your Air Source

24: Too Many Photos

You’re either a photo person or you’re not. Photo people feel very sentimental and have a hard time giving up the pictures on their walls and tables.

Solution:

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The Most Popular Interior Design and Decorating Styles

We’re going to level with you, being a design enthusiast is hard stuff. Not only do you need keep up with the latest trends and have an encyclopedic knowledge of all the colors of the year, but you should also know the differences between all the biggest design styles.

Sounds easy, right? Well, not quite. Truth is, knowing every single nuance between two different styles is easier said than done. After all, who really knows the difference between Scandinavian and minimalism? Traditional and transitional? If we’re being totally honest, even we get confused every now and then. So, to help, we’re breaking down some of the biggest styles out there.

It’s worth mentioning that everyone’s definition might differ a little bit. After all, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But we hope the explainers below will help you appreciate the nuances of interior design.

(Image credit: Sylvie Li)

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20 Family Room Decorating Ideas

family room ideas

Helen Norman

Considering that you spend a significant amount of time in your family room, it has to be comfy and stylish. From a plush sofa to well-curated shelves, find out how to make your space one of the most inviting places in your home with these family room ideas. Below, you’ll find design inspiration whether your room is big or small, modern or traditional. Oh, and if you’re wondering what you can do with your old television or how to spruce up your fireplace, there are plenty of suggestions here.

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Pattern Play

Combining vibrant patterns is an easy way to bring a dose of playfulness into your family room.

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Well-Decorated Mantel

Make your mantel a major focal point with a brass wall clock, lush plants, and decorative objects.

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Textured Walls

Wall coverings, like grasscloth, can instantly

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52 Best Interior Decorating Secrets

decorating secrets

Annie Sloan

Some people have a natural eye for design, but if you’re more in the camp of those who can’t do anything without consulting Pinterest board upon Pinterest board before making any major changes, we feel you. And even those of us who leave and breathe interior design, some inspiration and guidance never hurts. We’d love to have an interior designer on speed dial before deciding exactly where and how hang to hang that sweet new wall art we bought on a whim so we don’t make any major mistakes. But until we win the lottery, we’ll have to settle for trusting our guts, and taking plenty of decorating tips where we can get them. We’ve compiled some secrets straight from the pros to help you with all your decorating needs.

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Transform Eyesores

“In this basement remodel, we would’ve had to spend

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15 Homey Country Cottage Decorating Ideas for Living Rooms

Whenever we are in the midst of a renovation crisis, we usually end up creating a homier space than we intended to do. Usually resulting to a more comfy place we can stay in and invite our family and friends over. Country life is pretty much the coveted life any person wants, especially when they feel so strained from too much city life and tons of work.

So, today, we will be helping you in checking out a few photos we have collected for you; these are about 15 Homey Country Cottage Decorating Ideas for Living Rooms. These are mere samples of how the clients wanted to recreate a space they may have had in their minds way back when lives were simpler and when life seemed to be more slow-paced than it is now. With that, take a look at the photos we have prepared below.

Adobe Ranch

Adobe Ranch

D.D.

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Porch decorating ideas that will create a magical oasis

Just like the patio, the porch is one of those areas that doesn’t get as much attention due to the weather still not cooperating. Additionally, let’s not forget most if not all of us are stuck in quarantine, wishing, and wanting to go outside. For the lucky ones, who have a porch its time to embrace the space and take it to the next level, with a few of these delightful ideas. The following ideas will help your porch become the perfect, relaxing oasis to create a delightful, ethereal outdoor space.

Minimal

minimal decor porch Porch decorating ideas that will create a magical oasis
When going the minimal route, consider using a porch swing. The contrast will create a modern appeal that makes the room feel chic.

To create the perfect vacation oasis, you want to take things into your own hands and go the minimal route. Minimal décor works great when you want to create a magical space due to it

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