Picking the Right Colorful Sofa for Your Living Space

Can a colorful sofa exist in the same world as reasonable, classy decor? The answer is yes! Bring some color into your life by replacing a drab, old sofa with a vibrant new one—don’t be afraid to get creative. A lot of traditional design says that you should stick to neutral colors so that everything […]

Showing Off Your Shadow: 2017 Interior Design Color Trends in Action

So, you are all revved up for the 2017 decorating season. You know the trends, you’ve got your color palette all picked out, you know the Colors of the Year, possibly because you’ve perused these helpful guides. So where do you go from here? How do you implement these myriad great different styles? Especially if […]

Cottages and Seascapes: Decorating with Turquoise and Light Blue

If you take a glance through design websites and catalogues this year, you are sure to notice the encroaching threat of the tide. Or the tide’s colors, at least. Light blues, sea greens, and turquoises are all immensely trendy colors this season, which I discovered shortly after beginning my investigation into velvet sofas. Almost all […]

Live Softly: The Growing Trend of Velvet Furniture

When my little sister showed up to our last family gathering with a velvet jacket, I was a little spun. Here she was, one of the most fashionable people I know, wearing what I have always believed to be the ultimate in fashion faux pas. But she assured me that I was simply behind the […]

Sofa: Style, Comfort, and an Indispensable Addition to the Living Room

Cushions have existed for millennia; the ancients were well-equipped when it came to lounging. But it wasn’t until the Renaissance that someone had the groundbreaking idea of outfitting a bench with a permanent cushion. And thus the comfy and fantastic creation the sofa came into being. Couches can now be found as the centerpiece of almost […]

Finding Your Sofa Style: What To Know Before You Buy Your Next Sofa

Buying a new sofa is a major investment, and I don’t just mean financially. The sofa is the centerpiece of your living room, and one of the most important pieces for defining the style of the space. And since many people keep their sofas for many years (or even decades!), the one you choose now […]

Five Simple And Affordable Ways To Add Color To Your Living Room

I’ve spoken a little bit before about infusing a kitchen with bright, vibrant color. Many of the same rules apply when doing the same for a living room, but often the process is much easier. Where kitchens are primarily composed of permanent fixtures, living spaces are full of furniture and decor that are easily changed, […]

White Sofas – Building A Bright, Modern, Grown-Up Living Room

White can be a difficult color to pull off. It takes creativity and finesse to make white walls or cabinetry fresh and bright rather than blank, and while white furniture can make a space look breezy and tropical or sophisticated and modern, white fabric can be very hard to keep clean. Still, with a little […]

Recliner, Ottoman, Or Chaise – Finding The Right Lounge For Your Living Room

I have a confession to make. I like to put my feet up.  If I can’t kick my feet up while I’m in front of the TV, I’m not a happy camper. Really, this is one of the few petty discomforts I really can’t stand, but the benefit is that it’s turned me into something […]

Modern Living Room Furniture For A Custom Modern Decor

I love decorating modern living spaces. There’s something unique about them – part sophisticated, part minimal, and just a little bit playful – that makes modern spaces really fun to work with. Plus, much of modern furniture design throws convention out the window, which often gives you much more room to get creative with your […]