Blog: Design & Decor
Through the ages color has been used to shape the atmosphere of a space. From feelings of comfort and safety, to excitement, hunger and calm - colors emphasis mood and tone exponentially. That’s why designers rely on them so heavily when setting the stage of a new room. Color theory helps us determine which shade will complement our space, as well as who might be attracted to it. Color theory also tells us that people react differently to a room based on their personal preferences. Many times, they can be broken down into seasonal personalities. Find out how your seasonal personality translates to the perfect palette with our helpful guide.
Posted on November 04, 2019
A little planning can go a long way when it comes to keeping your home looking its best. No matter what kind of weather you may be facing this season, plan to help your home stay in shape through the holidays and beyond. Check out our top five tips for keeping your floor looking great through the rain, sleet and snow.
Posted on October 28, 2019
Wood floors are awesome. Keeping them awesome, like it or not, takes a little TLC. Fortunately, it takes much less time and effort than it used to. Nevertheless, when you put the work into caring for your wood floor, you want the biggest bang for your buck, right? For the best solution for owners and users of beautiful floors, Real Wood Floors developed their own line of cleaning products.
Posted on October 28, 2019
When it comes to home renovation, it can be tempting to buy everything new. But with so many options to upcycle and repurpose don’t think it’s the only way to source materials. Find out what to buy new, reuse or recycle for your next big project.
Posted on October 21, 2019
These days, pets are part of the family. It is no surprise that designers are relying on sensible solutions to make home decor more animal-friendly. Using durable fabrics, stain resistant furniture and long-lasting materials, watch as we pair substance with style to make your home a welcome retreat for humans and furry four-legged friends alike.
Posted on October 14, 2019
The Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui has been in practice for nearly 5,000 years. It focuses on balancing the five elements of wood, earth, wind, fire and water to create an environment of abundance and peace. By using these principles to direct the flow of energy or “chi” through a space, practitioners hope to balance opposing yin and yang forces into perfect harmony. There are many simple practices to add aspects of Feng Shui to your home, so join us as we explore the five different elements and find out how to effectively integrate them into your space.
Posted on October 08, 2019
Trying to keep up with changing trends can feel like a rat race. It’s terribly tempting to choose pieces that will look good now but promise little in terms of longevity. When it comes to furniture, prioritizing quality construction will always give you the best return on your investment. Follow our advice and we’ll show you how to choose high-quality pieces that will give you a classic style that will last far beyond a single season.
Posted on September 30, 2019
While you might assume that the hottest new trend has never been seen before, think again. The best trends cycle through the years, popping up in new iterations once every few decades. Check out the history behind the fresh looks that we love now and find out which might be best for your space.
Posted on September 23, 2019
While the temperature dial might indicate otherwise, Fall is just around the corner. With shorter days and cooler nights creeping up, it’s a great time to get your home in gear for the next season. Here are some great projects to get started on before the first autumn leaf hits the ground. With a little planning and elbow grease, your home will be ready to weather anything Mother Nature, or holiday visitors, can throw your way.
Posted on September 17, 2019
From wide plank maple to striated oak, floor trends come and go but the love for classic hardwoods is here to stay. With so many options on the market, it can be difficult to choose which will suit you best. We’ve compiled a list of our favorites for 2019, so check them out and get designing.
Posted on September 09, 2019
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