Decorating Ideas

Inspired by Ancient Celtic Forts: MIKA 350 Pendant Lamp [Video]

Inspired by Ancient Celtic Forts: MIKA 350 Pendant Lamp [Video]

MIKA 350 is a pendant lamp inspired by the “Pallozas”, the houses of the ancient Celtic forts that were built in Galicia from 6th century BC. A\STUDIO chose granite and wood as main materials for this project, being representative in the Galici.. Read More →

5 New Year’s Design Resolutions to Ring in a Stylish Home for 2018

5 New Year’s Design Resolutions to Ring in a Stylish Home for 2018

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.  Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? As 2017 goes out, so do some outdated styles and old trends. .. Read More →

Playful Kukumuku Restaurant in Vilnius Specially Designed for Families with Kids

Playful Kukumuku Restaurant in Vilnius Specially Designed for Families with Kids

Kukumuku, a restaurant designed in a playful manner by Plazma Architecture Studio enhances the creative spirit and challenges you to… play along with your kids! The exciting place is located in the very heart of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuani.. Read More →

Industrial-Eclectic Restaurant and Events Venue in Craiova, Romania: Smart Pub

Industrial-Eclectic Restaurant and Events Venue in Craiova, Romania: Smart Pub

Bucharest-based studio Yellow Office completed the design and development of a high quality restaurant and events venue near Preajba lake in Craiova, Romania. The place is filled with a vibrant personality and offers beautiful surrounding views. Ac.. Read More →

A Look at Our Favorite Furniture: Rugs

A Look at Our Favorite Furniture: Rugs

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.   When it comes to making a room feel more like home, all you have to do is look down. A simple but significant up.. Read More →

The Power of Colors: Why Your Color Choices are Important

The Power of Colors: Why Your Color Choices are Important

Do you have a favorite color? Have you ever wondered why you prefer a certain color and how it affects you? “One of the most amazing things about color is its close tie to emotions, making color extremely subjective,” according to Andrea Magno, a.. Read More →

This New Advertising Agency Office Design in New York Puts Work Before Play

This New Advertising Agency Office Design in New York Puts Work Before Play

The new advertising agency office design for Wieden+Kennedy New York takes the “playground” tone down a notch only to focus on work-related necessities without forgetting aesthetics. Well known for their work with Nike, Wieden+Kennedy.. Read More →

Patented Innovative Window System Slides Around Corners

Patented Innovative Window System Slides Around Corners

From mesmerizing floor-to-ceiling windows to fully glazed panoramic homes, this desire to live in spaces flooded by light is a basic human need successfully crafted into modern solutions. We’ve seen our fair share of seamless connections b.. Read More →

15 Quick and Easy Ideas for Pretty DIY Coasters

15 Quick and Easy Ideas for Pretty DIY Coasters

One thing that will never be in style — watermarks on your tables. Luckily, coasters save the day by keeping our drinks off the table and look good doing it. Even better? When you create the coasters yourself. There are thousands of ideas for DIY c.. Read More →

Upside-Down Wall Mural Unveiled in River Reflection

Upside-Down Wall Mural Unveiled in River Reflection

New-York based artist Ray Bartkus creates poignant works of modern art, usually raising powerful questions for the ones who contemplates his projects. This eye-catching wall mural is located in Lithuania (the creator’s mother-land) and offers.. Read More →

The 10 Most Common VOCs: Are They in Your Home?

The 10 Most Common VOCs: Are They in Your Home?

Image: Feldman Architecture You probably don’t think twice before lighting some mood candles or polishing the living room floor. Yet, surprisingly, these seemingly innocent household products are full of potentially harmful chemicals that you sho.. Read More →

The DIY Network’s Sara Bendrick Explains the 2019 Landscaping Trends

The DIY Network’s Sara Bendrick Explains the 2019 Landscaping Trends

Creating the perfect outdoor space is not something that homeowners take lightly. Cutting your grass weekly is a good start, and incorporating Matt Blashaw’s outdoor lighting tips is also a step in the right direction. DIY Network TV host and lan.. Read More →

Galley Kitchens: Pros, Cons, and Tips

Galley Kitchens: Pros, Cons, and Tips

Whether you’re thinking about remodeling your kitchen or searching for a new home and weighing your options, the kitchen setup is extremely important. And if you cook a lot, the layout of this room really matters. Quite a few homes have galley kitc.. Read More →

Fresh Trend: How to Mix Metals For a Luxe Look

Fresh Trend: How to Mix Metals For a Luxe Look

Image: Nostralux ”Platinum, gold, copper, steel — as long as they’ve got metallic sheen, they go together in our book,” House Beautiful said in its 2016 trend report. “It’s bling like you’ve never seen before.” W.. Read More →

Limestone Home in Spain Creates Seamless Living Space

Limestone Home in Spain Creates Seamless Living Space

Foraster Architects designed this 7,000-square-foot house for a small family looking to create a home that was uniquely theirs. Located near Bilbao, Spain, the home is named Casa en la Bilbanía. The homeowners played a large role in its design,.. Read More →

What is a Transitional Kitchen?

What is a Transitional Kitchen?

Transitional is the most popular kitchen design in the National Kitchen + Bath Association’s 2019 kitchen design trends. In fact, 65% of kitchens designed in the past year were transitional, more than double the kitchens that were traditional, cont.. Read More →

How to Use the Rule of Three in Living Room Decor for Wow-Worthy Results

How to Use the Rule of Three in Living Room Decor for Wow-Worthy Results

The rule of three will help you balance comfort and style in your living room. Image: Martha O’Hara Interiors 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.. Read More →

Exclusive! HGTV/DIY Host Matt Blashaw’s Outdoor Lighting Tips and Tricks

Exclusive! HGTV/DIY Host Matt Blashaw’s Outdoor Lighting Tips and Tricks

You’re probably ready to start relaxing and entertaining outdoors during the day and at night. For the latter, you’ll need strategically placed lighting for safety reasons. But there’s no reason why your lighting can’t be both functional and .. Read More →

Here’s The Fab New French Connection Homeware Line You Need To Add Textured Accents To Your Space

Here’s The Fab New French Connection Homeware Line You Need To Add Textured Accents To Your Space

French Connection – the affordable Brit fashion brand known best for its basic t-shirts sporting their provocative initials, FCUK – has a new home line. Move over, Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and Zara Home. FCUK may have your wallet captive f.. Read More →

25 Ideas for Creating Smart Multifunctional Rooms

25 Ideas for Creating Smart Multifunctional Rooms

In the era of open-plan homes and mobile electronic devices, home designs are incorporating more multifunctional rooms into their floor plans. Kitchens with islands become both dining room and workstation. Offices double as guest bedrooms. Due to con.. Read More →

Raw Concrete Pendant Lamps Pouring Warmth and Elegance 

Raw Concrete Pendant Lamps Pouring Warmth and Elegance 

Modern homes equipped with the right lighting systems give off a cozy vibe, deepening the feeling of home. Bavarian designer Stefan Gant designs and creates modern concrete pendant lights adorned with shiny gild that adds character and strength. R.. Read More →

Top 2016 Design Trends You Need To Know

Top 2016 Design Trends You Need To Know

As 2015 comes to a close, the question on most design fanatics’ minds is: “What’s next?” Which design trends will be popping up everywhere in the coming months? We have compiled a list of what we predict will be the biggest 2016 design trend.. Read More →

13 Wall Decorating Ideas for Apartment Dwellers

13 Wall Decorating Ideas for Apartment Dwellers

Everyone wants to leave their mark on a home. That is, unless, you’re renting. Wall decorating ideas can seem a bit slim for those who can’t put paint on the walls or hang heavy art pieces. Renters are constantly confronted with a number res.. Read More →

Innovative Barbecue Experience: Concrete Batea Outdoor Grill by MateriaLitica

Innovative Barbecue Experience: Concrete Batea Outdoor Grill by MateriaLitica

The Batea Outdoor Grill is one of the two first objects of MateriaLitica‘s foundational series entitled “Fuegos Concretos” (Concrete Fire). “Batea” is the result of an innovative work with reinforced concrete made of marble. T.. Read More →

Triangular Cabin Opens Up to Lake Views in Canada

Triangular Cabin Opens Up to Lake Views in Canada

This captivating A-frame cabin located in the woodlands of St Adolfe d’Howard, in Canada, was rehabilitated by Jean Verville Architecte to meet the living needs of their clients, a family with a passion for the outdoors. “The cottage was .. Read More →

17 Christmas Living Rooms We’re Loving

17 Christmas Living Rooms We’re Loving

An unforgettable Christmas is built from love, compassion, and giving. Of course, we also love Christmas time for the twinkling lights, fresh trees, and familiar carols that make us feel warm year after year. Christmas is just around the corner, so h.. Read More →

Narrow Crooked House in Barcelona

Narrow Crooked House in Barcelona

The house was built in Sant Cugat del Vallès, a historic neighborhood of Barcelona, Spain. Designed and constructed by Josep Ferrando in 2014, the limitations on the project were clear before construction broke ground. First, the ground for the .. Read More →

5 Creative Ideas for Forest Scene Walls

5 Creative Ideas for Forest Scene Walls

Artistic wall design has become a huge trend in homes over the years. From geometric patterns to realistic art, statement walls fit into just about any home style. Using either paint or wallpaper, a good design adds dimension to a room through a poin.. Read More →

10 Christmas Card Display Ideas That Showcase Your Most Beautiful Cards

10 Christmas Card Display Ideas That Showcase Your Most Beautiful Cards

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.  What do you do with your Christmas cards every year? If you love receiving them but hate how they pile up, why not.. Read More →

New Spiral Staircases Majestically Combining Wood and Steel by Rizzi Studio

New Spiral Staircases Majestically Combining Wood and Steel by Rizzi Studio

A natural architectural vocation lies at the heart of Rizzi’s steel spiral staircases, which combine the needs of contemporary designs with the most sophisticated hand-crafting techniques. The staircase becomes an original volume that in interior.. Read More →

34 White Room Ideas That Are Anything But Boring

34 White Room Ideas That Are Anything But Boring

While some people might say decorating primarily with white is boring, we think that couldn’t be further from the truth. White is a vibrant and bright color with an endless number of decorating possibilities. A white room keeps mid-century modern .. Read More →

How to See Your Home Like an Interior Designer

How to See Your Home Like an Interior Designer

It takes more than watching home-design shows to think like an interior designer. Image: Jessica LaGrange Interior designers are trained individuals with an envious talent for pulling a room together, often using things you would never imagine. T.. Read More →

First-Time Homebuyer Guide: How To Buy a Home

First-Time Homebuyer Guide: How To Buy a Home

Use this post as a resource to guide you through the homebuying process. Image source: Candlelight Homes Many consider the decision to buy a home one of life’s biggest milestones. Becoming a first-time homeowner requires a significant invest.. Read More →

19 Minimalist Christmas Decorations to DIY This Weekend

19 Minimalist Christmas Decorations to DIY This Weekend

With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s hard to ignore that Christmas is right around the corner. Whether you’re eager to put up the tree, or feeling a little dread to get out the unorganized decoration boxes, we’ve rounded up a few moder.. Read More →

Create a Hobby or Craft Room in 3 Easy Steps

Create a Hobby or Craft Room in 3 Easy Steps

If you have a hobby, like sewing, photography, music, DIY-ing, collecting stamps or trying to fix what your kids and significant other broke, it helps to have a dedicated workspace. Below are three easy steps to create a functional yet stylish hobby .. Read More →

New Orleans Artist Debbie Boyd Hageman Looks to Mother Nature

New Orleans Artist Debbie Boyd Hageman Looks to Mother Nature

The balance of cool and bold work perfectly in artist Debbie Boyd Hageman’s work. All images courtesy of Debbie Boyd Hageman. New Orleans-based artist Debbie Boyd Hageman has always looked to mother nature for inspiration, solace and refuge. .. Read More →

Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas to Beautify Your Yard

Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas to Beautify Your Yard

Tailoring the look of your home’s exterior is one way to create a space that reflects your personality. There are many cheap landscaping ideas you can tackle on your own that are high impact without a high price tag. Creating a modern, beautif.. Read More →

Clever Open Shelving Ideas to Divide and Conquer Your Space

Clever Open Shelving Ideas to Divide and Conquer Your Space

Once thought of as an organizational necessity hidden behind closed doors, shelves have come out of the closet and made a grand entry into the design world. Open shelving is not only an efficient and typically inexpensive way to sort, display and sto.. Read More →

Cool Kitchen Backsplashes to Whet Your Appetite

Cool Kitchen Backsplashes to Whet Your Appetite

The basic function of kitchen backsplashes is to prevent water, food and other types of liquids and solids from damaging the wall behind your kitchen counters. However, backsplashes can be both functional and stylish. There’s a dizzying array of st.. Read More →

Creating a Home Gym That Makes You Want to Exercise

Creating a Home Gym That Makes You Want to Exercise

Nothing beats being able to exercise at your convenience – and in the comfort and privacy of your own home.  No driving in traffic, showering with strangers, being too hot or too cold, or wondering if the exercise equipment has been recently disin.. Read More →

Portable Book-Shaped Lamp Brightening Your Favourite Moments: Lumio

Portable Book-Shaped Lamp Brightening Your Favourite Moments: Lumio

When it comes to lighting as a reading companion, the expectations can often go sky-high. This charming book-shaped lamp meets most readers’ demands and does so with elegance. Lumio Lamp is more than a high-performance LED lamp with an ingeni.. Read More →

Original 2D Lamp Design Becomes 3D When Lit: BULBING

Original 2D Lamp Design Becomes 3D When Lit: BULBING

BULBING is an original lamp design based on a clever principle, which we believe you will find captivating. Product designer, Nir Chehanoswki of Studio Cheha takes everyday objects like a light bulb, a candlestick, and a lamp and forces people to r.. Read More →

Beautiful Baby Nursery Ideas That Design-Conscious Adults Will Absolutely Love

Beautiful Baby Nursery Ideas That Design-Conscious Adults Will Absolutely Love

With all the options and nursery design trends available, a baby’s nursery no longer has to be a traditional, pastel-colored affair. If you love modern design, we’ve compiled a collection of  baby nursery ideas that are cool enough for baby to l.. Read More →

Flat-bike-lift Or How to Park Your Bicycle On The Ceiling [Video]

Flat-bike-lift Or How to Park Your Bicycle On The Ceiling [Video]

The flat-bike-lift is a new ceiling hydro-pneumatic overhead bike rack to be used in the house garage or in place where we park our bike. Once the bike is loaded and securely attached in a simple and quick way, a slight upward hand push activates t.. Read More →

Five Ways to Cozy Up Your Home for Fall

Five Ways to Cozy Up Your Home for Fall

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 the sunny, carefree days of summer wind down, we look ahead to the days of apple orchards and colorful leaves. .. Read More →

Wait Till You See These Modern Menorahs in Stores Now

Wait Till You See These Modern Menorahs in Stores Now

Hanukkah traditions don’t mean you need a traditional menorah. Glam and modernize your holiday with one of these sleek, modern menorahs — in stores now. Brass and gold modern menorahs Gold and brass are hot. These menorahs feature warm golde.. Read More →

Get a Nautical Holiday Theme Using Blue and White

Get a Nautical Holiday Theme Using Blue and White

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.  If you want to go for a Christmas color scheme that isn’t the traditional red and green, the second most pop.. Read More →

Open Floor Plans: A Trend for Modern Living

Open Floor Plans: A Trend for Modern Living

A modern open floor plan. Image source: Webb & Brown-Neaves Turn on any home-design TV show and you’ll repeatedly hear the words “open concept.” Tearing down walls to create open floor plans for the living, dining and kitchen area is what.. Read More →

11 Beautiful Handmade Plates for More Instagram-Worthy Eats

11 Beautiful Handmade Plates for More Instagram-Worthy Eats

One thing we’re constantly doing in our homes is eating. We spend countless amounts of time cooking: some playing chef for creative multi-course meals, some eating toast and eggs for dinner more often than not. No matter your culinary confidence, p.. Read More →