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Decorating With Area Rugs

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As temperatures start to trend in the downward direction, we begin to focus on ways to make our homes warmer and more inviting for the cooler (or downright cold) months ahead.

There are a variety of ways to up the cozy factor, but area rugs definitely top the list for adding that extra layer of warmth to your space.

And area rugs are great multi-taskers as well – here’s what else they can do:

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Mixing Patterns – 8 Tips to Make It Easy

Perfect Mix Modern Living Room

One of the things that makes interior design really fun are all of the different color and pattern choices that are available.

But as much as it makes design interesting, it can also create a challenge when it comes to narrowing them down and choosing the best options for your space.

If you’re challenged by mixing patterns, or if you’re looking for some new ideas, these tips will help:

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3 Designer Tricks That Will Transform Your Room – #1

Definitely a few designer tricks in this bedroom. Love the way they did the gallery wall above the bed, the soft color palete, and the combination of rustic and painted wood in the furniture.
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Have you ever been perusing room inspiration images and wondered:  “How did the designer pull that off? What makes their room so well-designed and inviting? How can I get my home to look that way?”

Well, there are a lot of simple tips and tricks that can give your space a designer spin, and we have talked, and will continue to, about those. But, if you don’t have the basics right, those can just end up acting as little bandaids – not solving the bigger problem. You might keep adding more and more “designery” ideas, but it never really gets “there”.

So, in an effort to help you solve that problem, we’re sharing 3 – not super-glamorous, but effective – designer tricks that you can start using today.

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