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Holiday Decorating: A Practical Guide

Holiday Decorating: A Practical Guide

We’ve seen tons of advice about how to decorate your home for the holidays…but most of it is impractical. We get that you don’t want to spend days setting the table. So we picked the nine best decor ideas and broke them down by preparation […]

Decorating Outside the Box

Decorating Outside the Box

There’s an ice cream shop in my neighborhood that serves flavors like olive and goat cheese, smoked bone broth, and avocado and strawberry. Unusual, right? Except this place is the most popular one around. I’ve never seen it without a line out the door.

Finding Decor Trends on Instagram

Finding Decor Trends on Instagram

Yesterday I got lunch with a girlfriend and we were chatting about this new trend we’ve seen on Instagram: grey ombre hair. 💇
Silver ombre hair on Instagram

We weren’t sure if it actually becoming a popular style or just an Instagram fad. Then we checked Snapchat…one of the main stories of the day featured grey ombre hair.

Then we looked up, and the chef had slicked up grey ombre hair. What are the chances! 😮

So now I’ve been using Instagram to figure out home decor trends, and I wanted to share some!

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7 Decorating Trends for Fall 2016

7 Decorating Trends for Fall 2016

Stay trendy with a refresher on this year’s decorating trends. We picked out the seven biggest. 1. Layered neutrals Keep things interesting by using a variety of neutral colors. You could go for several shades of tan, simple white on white, or the same neutral […]

Inside the CEO’s New Apartment

Inside the CEO’s New Apartment

  Dear design lovers, Here at Decorator our #1 goal is to help you make your home as marvelous as possible. We heard all your feedback and we’ve been working hard to make our app better. Our mission remains the same: We are creating a community […]

Backyard Lighting Ideas

Backyard Lighting Ideas

Independence Day is right around the corner, so there’s no better time to prepare your backyard for the summer.

Lighting is key if your party runs through the evening — wow your guests as your backyard shimmers into the sunset. It’ll also create a great atmosphere for you to sit outside on warm summer nights.

We want to inspire you to find the perfect lighting for your outdoor space. Here are tons of ideas we’ve found and love!

String lights

Backyard string lights Backyard patio string lights

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Wall Stencils are In

Wall Stencils are In

Wallpaper was popular decades ago, then faded out of style. But like all design trends do eventually, it’s coming back! Wallpaper has been growing in popularity recently, and we keep seeing beautiful examples on Instagram. Wallpaper is cool, but you probably already know all about […]

The Art of the Coffee Table

The Art of the Coffee Table

There are hundreds of choices when it comes to picking a coffee table, but only a few that would really look amazing in your room. The choices you’ll have to make revolve around materials, size, functionality, and balance with the rest of the room. Here’s a […]

Summer DIY Projects

Summer DIY Projects

Now that it’s June…

It’s time to start working on your summer 2016 home decor (if you haven’t already 😊 ). Here are some great (and easy) DIY projects to get started with.

1. Nothing says welcome home better than a doormat covered in watermelons!

Pinterest DIY project for summer - Watermelon door mat

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Rococo, Javanese, Chinoiserie, and Campaign….what?!

Rococo, Javanese, Chinoiserie, and Campaign….what?!

It’s fun to learn about new decorating styles. Here’s the lowdown on some lesser-known ones.   You can think of Rococo as an anti-Palace of Versailles style, created in Paris in the 18th century. Instead of following the time’s strict design rules that required symmetry […]