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The Origins of Ombre and How to Use it in the Home

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The word Ombre is derived from the French word ombrer which means to shade. Ombrer, translated from the Italian ombrare and umbra, literally means ” to shade or shadow.” Its current definition, “having colors that shade into each other – used especially of fabrics in which the color is graduated from light to dark.” Merriam […]

What You Need to Know About Becoming a Realtor

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It seems like such a glamorous profession – showing clients luxurious and elegant homes with the hopes that one will be perfect for them. Many people have at one time or other thought about a career in real estate. There’s a good bit to know about becoming a realtor and we’re  here to walk you […]

10 Easy Tips For Brightening The Darkest Rooms Of Your Interiors

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While you may not realize it, if you have been feeling tired, cranky, stressed or just not in a great mood, look to your home and it’s sources of natural light. It’s a proven fact that humans respond, act and feel better in a home that has plenty of natural light but also has light […]

30 Spectacular Modern Glass Facades Presented on Freshome

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Expanding a home beyond the borders of its rooms is a growing trend in modern residential architecture. Glass facades were mainly driven by the pursuit for opening up a home towards the surrounding natural landscape, as well as for ensuring a high level of transparency and allowing natural light inside. With constant technology uplifts, glass […]

How Feng Shui Can Improve Your Home and your Health

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Feng Shui is an artform based on a series of guidelines derived from ancient Eastern philosophies that is designed to create a sense of balance and harmony in the home which therefore creates a sense of balance and harmony within oneself. The thought being that if one’s home is healthy, then the individual can be […]

10 Rustic Barn Ideas To Use In Your Contemporary Home

In our modern design world there is still a longing for living sustainably and to rekindle the nostalgia of how homeowners lived in earlier generations. Rural farming was and still is a major source of how we feed our families today and the barns and rural housing structures that once housed animals and livestock are […]

10 Simple Ways To Awaken Your Interiors With Luxe Details

If you love the sumptuous feel of satin and smooth textiles between your fingertips or the opulent style of crystal chandeliers sparkling in your home, you probably love all things luxurious and sumptuous! Commonly referred to, as “Luxe” details are the very essence of why we enjoy the finest of materials, fabrics, furniture and interior […]

Why You Should (or shouldn’t) Buy a Fixer Upper

Before anyone considers purchasing a fixer-upper, they should ask themselves a few simple questions. The first may seem a silly one to ask, but it’s really a question worth pondering. Do you prefer newer or older homes. This answer may seem straightforward – either yes or no – but it really isn’t. Once you’ve answered your […]

31 Inspiring Mezzanines to Uplift Your Spirit and Increase Square Footage

Best displayed under soaring ceilings, mezzanines are versatile, functional spaces that help better lit up and ventilate a home and extend visual reach, creating inviting social spaces. This intermediate floor can help add a certain vibe to the space, illuminating it or defining a new purpose for a different portion of the same space. Small […]

10 Ways to Bring Tudor Architectural Details to your Home

If you’re a fan of romantic movies, children’s fairytales and architecture that feels like it’s right out of your favorite novel, Tudor style homes are probably the epitome of these memories. Tudor architectural details are not necessarily from the Tudor England style of buildings in the 16th century. When most homeowners refer to this style […]

Fabulous Prefabs: 13 Luxury Portable Abodes That’ll Move You

How often have we looked at a design and imagined what life would be like if that were ours.  Why settle into a mindset where we believe that all the best things in life are for others and not for us?  Let’s strive for excellence in our designs and plans, dreaming and imagining ideas that’ll […]

How to Follow Design Trends While Keeping Your Home Decor Timeless

Is it possible? Can one be both trendy and timeless in decor? While trends come and go and timelessness lasts forever, the two can certainly be merged together to form something quite beautiful that will end up being timely and timeless. Read on to learn how to create a look for you that seamlessly blends […]

10 Ways Window Design can Influence your Interiors

Ask any homeowner what the top amenity that they love about their home and their response is usually the views and the location. In fact, many homeowners can stand to live in a smaller home if it means they will have a great view, and the windows that deliver this view is essential. Every room […]

10 Ways to Correct Your Interior Design Color Myths

I’m sure you’ve heard all of the “rules” when it comes to choosing colors for your interiors. Whether it’s “don’t pair too many colors together or your room will feel cold” or “Don’t just use beige color in your room it will look boring”, there are always ways to correct any myth, right? If you’ve […]

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