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We like to think that every article on Freshome has a little “best of” integrated within. But we know how much you enjoy design lists, so we created a category especially for them. There is a little bit of each section on our site represented in the fascinating lists below. It is here that you will find a large dose of inspiration, condensed in the most popular posts on our website based on your Facebook shares (published on a monthly basis), or in the “30 ways-on-how-to” articles which we guarantee you will love.

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10 Exterior Design Lessons That Everyone Should Know

  • garage doors
  • home exterior
  • exterior lighting
  • landscaping

While we all want a spectacular home that stands out amongst the rest; we also want a home that blends with its surroundings and neighborhood. Designing the exterior of a home can be a complicated process of color choices, materials, balancing shape and lines— it is not a job for novice designers. Do you ever […]

10 Interior Design Lessons That Everyone Should Know

  • blue bedroom
  • dining room
  • open floor plan
  • modern home

Think of this as a little 101 in decorating. While we all cannot possess the eye for exquisite design and detail — we can decorate our homes as though we do.  In some ways, interior decorating can be thought of as a formula with specific steps; building blocks that will help create your very own […]

Why Italian Household Goods Are The Best Choice

  • black and white bathroom
  • dining room
  • luxury bath
  • hallway

Amazing craftsmanship does not happen overnight. Rather, it evolves throughout decades. Skills are honed, practiced and developed to perfection, and mistakes are omitted through trial and error. Once  these skills are perfected, they are taught to the next generation and the next, and so it goes, on and on — creating a time-tested and perfected […]

10 Tips For Saving Money On Your Electricity Bill

  • black and white bedroom
  • open living
  • modern kitchen
  • grey living room

Rich or poor, we could all use a little frugality in our lives. After all, who wants to waste money on electricity bills when there are far more fun ways to spend it? Remember your grandmother? — the one who insisted on wearing a sweater instead of putting on the heat, well she was a […]

Why People Love Modern Architecture

  • traditional modern home
  • modern open home
  • modern home
  • modern wood home

Modern architecture has something for everyone. Even if your taste may veer towards the opposite side of the design spectrum (i.e. rustic country)— there are still elements of modern design that will appeal to you. Don’t believe it? After reading this article, you may change your mind. The fundamentals of modern architecture are clean and […]

10 Ways To Update Your Home Without Major Renovations

We all crave the creature comforts of a cozy, well-designed home. While there are a lot of do-it-yourselfer’s out there who work tirelessly on their homes and seem to be updating or renovating on a constant basis— this is not possible for those of us who don’t know the difference between a table saw and […]

Why Italian-Style Home Decor Is So Popular

The real question is, Why wouldn’t it be? Of course Italian-Style home decor is popular! It is ornate, gorgeously-gilted, elegant and designed of only the highest quality furnishings. Italian design is the epitome of luxury. Historically, Renaissance design and architecture dates back to the early 15th Century in Florence, Italy.  This design was dominated by […]

Why People Need to Hire A Closet Organizer

” I absolutely cannot find anything to wear!”  Does this sound familiar? We stand there staring at a closet chock-full of clothes, shoes, scarves, ties and belts— yet we have nothing to wear. Wouldn’t it be amazing to just walk into your closet and easily find your favorite black pants and that perfect shirt to […]

The 10 Most Important Tips For Decorating On A Tight Budget

It’s no secret that interior design can be expensive to incorporate into your home budget. Even if you’re only looking at redecorating a single room, the costs can add up quickly. Do you want to buy carpeting or install hardwood to cover the floors? What paint color will you choose? How much of it will […]

How To Create A Georgian Colonial Home Interior

Colonial decorating began as a rustic, hand-built and sturdy design which evolved over 300 years into an extremely ornate and lavish decor. This interior style began with rustic tastes because it originates back to the first American settlers in the 17th Century—settlers who were carpenters and made their own furniture. These settlers mostly originated from […]

How To Incorporate Marble Into Your Interior Design

In the past few decades, marble has fallen by the wayside in interior design. Odds are that when you picture marble as a design element, you have visions of large, cold rooms encased in floor-to-ceiling stone. Or, of the ornate sculptures that adorn your Grandma’s pristine living room. It’s hardly modern and sleek – or […]

How to Make Your Home Stand Out to Buyers

There are plenty of typical things to do before listing your home for sale — cleaning, de-cluttering, staging, and so on. We all know of these obvious tasks, but what are some of the less obvious ways to make your home sell fast and stand out amongst the sea of For Sale signs? Here at […]

10 Ways to Add Japanese Style to Your Interior Design

One word sums it up : Zen.  Yes, peaceful simplicity surrounds the modest designs of Japanese culture. Thousands of years steeped in tradition have influenced Japan’s architecture and interior design aesthetic, resulting in a serene and very cultural interior design. Japanese style evolves around clean and uncluttered living, holding tightly to balance, order, ancient customs […]

The 10 Most Important Factors for Buying Your Dream Home

Purchasing a “Dream Home” is one of those life accomplishments that tops nearly everyone’s bucket list. Whether you prefer a modernized urban loft or a sprawling suburban home with a white picket fence, most of us hope to find a home that feels like it was made specifically for our family. However, searching for your […]

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