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40 Sublime Swimming Pool Designs for the Ultimate Staycation

40 Sublime Swimming Pool Designs for the Ultimate Staycation

Nothing is more relaxing than lounging by a stunning pool and going for a swim. Many of us have to travel for that luxury but a lucky few have a backyard getaway featuring the latest swimming pool designs to “staycation” in. We’v.. Read More →

Question Time: These Are the Top Questions to Ask During an Open House

Question Time: These Are the Top Questions to Ask During an Open House

Attending open houses can be a lot of fun. After all, how often do you get a chance to tour other people’s houses without restriction? However, when you’re serious about buying a home, it’s time to start asking the serious questions.. Read More →

10 Color Theory Basics Everyone Should Know

10 Color Theory Basics Everyone Should Know

Color choice defines a room. Image Via: Kati Curtis Design Most of us aren’t interior designers by trade and that’s okay. Whether you think of interior design as an enjoyable hobby or a necessary evil that helps keep your home looking presenta.. Read More →

Why Our Brains Love Luxurious Interiors

Why Our Brains Love Luxurious Interiors

Have you ever wondered why we love luxury interiors so much? Image Via: Marilee Bentz Designs, Inc. Luxury. The word even feels nice rolling off your tongue. There’s something so clean and crisp about it. Perhaps it’s the way that the simplest .. Read More →

Moving With Kids? How to Make the Process Easier for Everyone

Moving With Kids? How to Make the Process Easier for Everyone

Think moving with kids has to equal tears and tantrums? We’re here to prove that conventional wisdom is wrong on this one. Moving with kids may not be easy — after all, neither is moving itself — but it doesn’t have to be the end of.. Read More →

10 Amazing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Styles

10 Amazing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Styles

Modern kitchens have clean lines and inventive spaces such as these geometric upper cabinets. Image Source: Decoration0 The kitchen is truly the heart of the home — we know, it’s a cliche, but only because it’s true. Think of the last big par.. Read More →

Modern vs. Contemporary Design: What’s the Difference?

Modern vs. Contemporary Design: What’s the Difference?

Many people think modern and contemporary design are the same. But there’s a world of difference. They may be synonyms when describing many things, but in design, modern vs. contemporary are quite different. Modern design refers to an era that .. Read More →

4 Interior Design Optical Illusions That Change the Way You See Your Space

4 Interior Design Optical Illusions That Change the Way You See Your Space

These interior design optical illusions can totally transform your space. Image: Klopf Architecture If there’s one goal of interior design, it’s to make the most out of your interiors. Sometimes, the space you’re working with is i.. Read More →

How To Make Your Home Look Like You Hired An Interior Designer

How To Make Your Home Look Like You Hired An Interior Designer

The color combination and design textures/elements used in this room make it look like an interior designer has been here. Image Source: Coburn Architecture Here at Freshome, we have a lot of respect for interior designers and all of the hard work .. Read More →

The Best Solar Panels: Power Your Home With Freshome’s Top Pick

The Best Solar Panels: Power Your Home With Freshome’s Top Pick

Whether you’re trying to save the earth or your electric bill, solar panels can be an excellent way to power your home. As the cost of electricity continues to rise, solar panels have emerged as an increasingly viable, competitive option to keep .. Read More →

San Francisco Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

San Francisco Apartments: The Ultimate Renters Guide

Views from a 100 Van Ness apartment in San Francisco’s Civic Center neighborhood. Introduction and neighborhood guides by Katie Morell San Francisco’s rolling hills, Bay views, beaches and cosmopolitan feel make it an aspirational place to .. Read More →

These 4 Temporary Decorating Ideas Will Help You Keep Your Security Deposit Safe

These 4 Temporary Decorating Ideas Will Help You Keep Your Security Deposit Safe

Decorating a rental can feel like a tedious task. On the one hand, you want to be able to create a space that feels like your own, no matter how long you intend to live there. On the other, you don’t want to get so into personalizing the space .. Read More →

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Decorating A Tiny Apartment

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Decorating A Tiny Apartment

Design is just as important as function in a small apartment. Image Via: Chris Nguyen, Analog|Dialog Small apartments have their upsides – lower rent, often a closer proximity to bustling downtown areas, and a certain irreplaceable cozy char.. Read More →

Why Everyone Needs Mood Enhancing Lighting

Why Everyone Needs Mood Enhancing Lighting

Natural light is an essential part of our lives. Image Via: Luis Jauregui Ready or not, winter is coming. While most of us love the beauty of the first snow of the season or the tradition of spending holidays surrounded by family and friends, we d.. Read More →

Hiring an Interior Designer vs. Interior Decorator: How to Choose Between the Two

Hiring an Interior Designer vs. Interior Decorator: How to Choose Between the Two

Need to decide between an interior designer and an interior decorator? Here’s how. Image: Paloma Contreras Design If you’ve ever tried to bring someone in to help with an interior design project, you know that finding your perfect match.. Read More →

Why You Should Consider A Monochromatic Color Scheme (Plus, How To Pull It Off)

Why You Should Consider A Monochromatic Color Scheme (Plus, How To Pull It Off)

A monochromatic color scheme makes rooms look effortlessly pulled together. Image: Intro Sometimes, even the most seasoned design aficionados among us need a little helping hand. It takes countless components to put a room together, so there’.. Read More →

It’s Time to Talk About the Hottest 2017 Kitchen Trends (and How to Make Them Work for You)

It’s Time to Talk About the Hottest 2017 Kitchen Trends (and How to Make Them Work for You)

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  There’s still plenty of time to get in on these 2017 kitchen trends. Image: Michael Morris – Residen.. Read More →

Rules to Pull Off a Successful Eclectic Design (Without it Feeling Overwhelming)

Rules to Pull Off a Successful Eclectic Design (Without it Feeling Overwhelming)

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Eclectic design is all about limitless expression. Image: Rikki Snyder Eclectic design is kind of hard to get a .. Read More →

These Are The Outdated Interior Design Trends You’ll Be Waving Goodbye To In 2019

These Are The Outdated Interior Design Trends You’ll Be Waving Goodbye To In 2019

Interior design trends are cyclical and, unfortunately, no trend will last forever. With that in mind, we decided to ask the experts what outdated interior design trends they think we’ll be saying goodbye to in 2019. If their predictions are r.. Read More →

Here Are 4 Totally Affordable 2018 Interior Design Resolutions Worth Trying This Year

Here Are 4 Totally Affordable 2018 Interior Design Resolutions Worth Trying This Year

Try out some of these 2018 interior design resolutions in your home. Image: Peter Eskuche, AIA “New year, new you” doesn’t only have to pertain to gym memberships and budgeting resolutions. It can also extend to your interiors. Wh.. Read More →

These Are the Top Color Mistakes That Everyone Makes (And How to Fix Them)

These Are the Top Color Mistakes That Everyone Makes (And How to Fix Them)

If we’re being honest, there’s a lot more to choosing and combining colors than meets the eye. There are so many different shades and hues, it’s no wonder that sometimes people misstep and choose the wrong one. That said, there are .. Read More →

Why Your Home Interior Should Reflect Your Culture

Why Your Home Interior Should Reflect Your Culture

Does your home reflect your culture? Does it tell the story of who you are? Image Source: Kuda Photography When work is done and errands are complete, there’s one destination that people seek— home sweet home. No matter what your residence .. Read More →

4 Considerations To Keep In Mind When Planning A Kitchen Remodel

4 Considerations To Keep In Mind When Planning A Kitchen Remodel

Planning a kitchen remodel can be stressful right from the get-go. After all, this undertaking is fairly expensive and there are an innumerable amount of decisions to be made. However, with a little forethought and planning, the process can begin to .. Read More →

Just Moved? Here’s How to Incorporate Existing Furniture Into a New Space

Just Moved? Here’s How to Incorporate Existing Furniture Into a New Space

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.    Reusing your design elements after a move is possible. Image: Godrich Interiors For many, moving feels li.. Read More →

4 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes for Sale (and They’re Awesome)

4 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes for Sale (and They’re Awesome)

It’s the 150th birthday anniversary of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright and some of his architectural pieces of history are up for sale. We get to do a virtual open house and peak inside four Frank Lloyd Wright homes for sale. All of Wrigh.. Read More →

Make Your Neighbors Jealous With These 21 Modern Fall Porch Decorating Ideas

Make Your Neighbors Jealous With These 21 Modern Fall Porch Decorating Ideas

It’s time to give your porch a fall makeover to bring in the holiday season. But we’re not talking about just any makeover, we’re talking fresh, unique and most importantly, modern. Steal these fall front porch ideas to ramp up you.. Read More →

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting In The Home Buying Process

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting In The Home Buying Process

Who wouldn’t want to come home to this?  Image Via: Markay Johnson Construction There’s nothing quite like the feeling of putting your keys in the door at the end of the long day and knowing that the property belongs to you. Homeownership .. Read More →

Why Green Architecture Is The Perfect Investment for Your Home

Why Green Architecture Is The Perfect Investment for Your Home

Sustainability is an investment that makes sense for your family’s future and finances. Image Via: Abramson Teiger Architects We all want to help the environment – or at least we know we should – but when it comes to actually implementing.. Read More →

Decorating with Black and White for the Holidays

Decorating with Black and White for the Holidays

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. As part of our color series, we’re talking about giving the holiday season a fresh, new look by using unexpect.. Read More →

What Elegance in Design Means in 2015

What Elegance in Design Means in 2015

Let’s take a look at the new definition of elegance in 2015, it is much more sleek and minimalist than your grandmother’s version of elegance. Image Source: Turtlebeach Construction Once upon a time, an elegant home was filled with flam.. Read More →

How To Create Your Own Japanese Garden

How To Create Your Own Japanese Garden

Japanese gardens are created to be spaces of meditation and reflection. Wouldn’t it be nice to relax here after work? Image Source:Dennis Mayer We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of.. Read More →

A Tiny Apartments Roundup: 500-Square-Foot or Less Spaces

A Tiny Apartments Roundup: 500-Square-Foot or Less Spaces

500 square feet may not seem like a lot of space. But to some, it’s more than enough to create a comfortable and welcoming home. And we have more than enough of these tiny apartments waiting to give us inspiration right on our own website. We gath.. Read More →

Home Decor Trends to Watch, According to Maison & Objet Paris

Home Decor Trends to Watch, According to Maison & Objet Paris

The Maison & Objet show just wrapped in Paris, and it was full of home decor inspiration. The show is the largest showcase of European designers and their home products, and global attendees come to buy the latest for their stores, or simply take.. Read More →

How to Pull off Cozy Minimalism: A Perfect Blend of Two Opposing Styles

How to Pull off Cozy Minimalism: A Perfect Blend of Two Opposing Styles

Cozy minimalism is everywhere these days. We’ll show you why. Image: Studio Morton Does “cozy minimalism” sounds like an oxymoron? If you think it does, you’re not alone. However, this intriguing home décor style is a s.. Read More →

Nervous About Buying Furniture Online? Follow These 4 Tips to Make a Better Purchase

Nervous About Buying Furniture Online? Follow These 4 Tips to Make a Better Purchase

Thinking about buying furniture online? Read our tips first to get the best results. Image: Blue Ocean Design Online shopping is a great tool for furnishing a home. But a lot of us write off the idea of buying furniture online because it seems too .. Read More →

Contact a Local HVAC Dealer

Contact a Local HVAC Dealer

Freshome’s Preferred Heating & Cooling Partner: Trane Freshome works with only the very best brands so that we can be confident we are giving you the right products and services for your home.  Trane is a Freshome preferred partner for all.. Read More →