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13 Stylish Bar Carts

r January 11, 2014 | B Home Decor

Not all awkward corners can be filled with houseplants. Designers are turning to vintage bar carts which bring functionality and style to small spaces in a snap. A well stocked cart gives endless flexibility during a party, and is perfect when you want to take gathering out on to the patio. Achieving this look is essentially effortless. Spray paint a salvaged cart gold, and stock it with fun bar ware, and add some colorful accessories. Seems easy enough, but scroll down for endless variations and inspiration. What To Look For In A Bar Cart: Sturdy wheels for a quick get away. Anything rickety might be a risk to your pretty glassware. A push handle is nice too. Interesting Details. The…

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Starting the New Year with Style – Here’s How!

Glamoured Master

To officially commemorate the new year, what could be better than trying out a new look? The fresh and clean colors of this luxurious master bedroom make us swoon. Looks like our buddy Ann Ueno over at House & Host has done it again! If you missed the last room she styled for us check out her take on a ladies’ living room. Glamoured Master This master bedroom’s stunning color palette of aqua, gold and blue will make you rise & shine cheerfully with its uplifting hues. When creating a high-end look like this, it’s best to keep the artwork simple like shown as it accentuates the color scheme while giving the impression that all the room pieces were designed…

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Get Ready for Game Day – Best Window Treatments for Media Room

Did bowl game binge-watching over the holidays make it painfully clear that your windows have a glare problem? We’ll help you take care of business before the big game with media room blackout blinds that are easy to install and won’t cost an arm and a leg. During January, save 10% on the Best Window Treatments for Media Rooms! Whether you’re planning for the ultimate game watching party, or gearing up for Sundays dedicated to Downton Abbey, we’ll help you save on the best shades and blackout drapes for media rooms. For Extreme Darkness: Blackout Blinds for Home Theater Signature Blackout Roller Shades Roller blackout blinds are the most popular choice for media rooms. These sleek shades keep out lots of…

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Retro-inspired Kitchen – Wordless Wednesday

r December 11, 2013 | B Wordless Wednesday

5 Tricks To Reduce Holiday Stress With Your Home Decor

r December 9, 2013 | B Home Decor, Seasonal Trends

  Put down the holiday to-do list for a few minutes and recharge. Here are a few easy changes to make at home to reduce holiday stress. 1. Banish Harsh Lighting – Embrace your circadian rhythm and let light flow naturally throughout the day. Glare making you squint during the day? Adjust blinds or sheer shades to gently filter the light. When you need artificial light in the evening keep it gentle. Several strategically placed lamps are much easier on the eyes than overhead lighting. Lighting a candle or turning on the Christmas tree will give you soft light and is sure to be a mood boost as well. 2. Reconnect with Nature – Experts say that most people use…

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Lady Living Room or Ma’am Cave?

It’s Monday mood board day with designer Ann Ueno of House & Host. We can’t stop thinking about her anything-but-boring neutral living room from last week. Here’s this week’s feminine creation: Lady Living Whether you’re a woman living alone with the freedom to decorate with over the top girliness, or if you’ve carved off a space at home to be your “ma’am cave” this metallic pink space is perfect. It can be tough to pull off a pink couch, but with an otherwise neutral backdrop, it works. Luxe metallic accessories call for equally sumptuous window coverings. The Cameo Deep Cowslip fabric is heavier weight, so it holds volume beautifully, but as a silk blend it retains a slight sheen. Add…

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Charming Vintage Studio – Wordless Wednesday

r December 4, 2013 | B Wordless Wednesday
Charming Vintage Living Room

Is this vintage studio working its quirky charms on you? Tell us what you think in the comments below! See more photos of this space in our post Blogs We Love: Little Pincushion Studio

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Natural Living Room – Blinds.com Styled By House & Host

Interior Designer Ann Ueno is serving up a slice of inspiration every Monday as a part of our Styled By series. Check back every week to learn how to style blinds and shades with a pretty mood board. This week’s gorgeous creation is: Natural Living (Room) This space infuses classic mid century style with natural richly textured fabrics. Neutrals don’t have to be boring when you have a fuzzy rug, voluminous draperies and pops of orange. A diverse art collection stays unified with matching, minimalist frames. We can’t get enough of this Laura Ashley drapery fabric. It’s called Cameo Cassia, and has a linen look with a slight sheen – absolutely gorgeous. It’s also available in Roman Shades. Order a free…

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Energizing Yellow Bathroom Design – Blinds.com Styled By House & Host

r November 25, 2013 | B Blinds.com Styled By, Home Decor, Styled By

Interior Designer Ann Ueno is serving up a slice of inspiration every Monday as a part of our Styled By series. Check back every week to learn how to style blinds and shades with a pretty mood board. This week’s gorgeous creation is: An Energizing Yellow Bathroom If dreary winter weather has got you down, brighten up your morning routine with this lively palette. A storage ladder like this one from West Elm will corral towels and toiletries to add storage to even the tiniest of bathrooms. Natural teak accessories will make an all-white bathroom feel warm and welcoming. The Norman Premium Wood Shutters are available in 16 paints and stains, so you can coordinate the finishes perfectly. These shutters have…

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