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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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How To Create A Georgian Colonial Home Interior

  • formal dining room
  • antiques sitting room
  • dining room
  • archways, moldings

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

  • Think about marble for your kitchen backsplash. Image Via: Alice Lane Home Collection
  • A marble coffee table makes a timeless addition to any living space. Image Via: Burritt Bros. Carpets
  • For a less permanent design option, consider adding marble through accessories. Image Via: Kerrisdale Design Inc
  • A marble island will give the room a sleek look. Image Via: HammerSmith, Inc

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

  • Stone-and-Cedar-Home-with-Turret
  • traditional home
  • blue-and-white-living-room
  • Green-Dining-Room

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

  • living room
  • bedroom patio
  • wood modern bathroom
  • japanese room

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

  • Make sure you fall in love with your surroundings. Image Via: DesignWorks Development
  • Make sure your lot gives you a view you can't get enough of. Image Via: Guerin Design + Development
  • Figure out whether you prefer the charm of an older home or the sleekness of a newer model. Image Via: Elise Moore Design
  • Think about the style of living that works best for you. Image Via: Hill Construction Company

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 […]

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Staging Your Home For Resale

Though it may not be realistic, every homebuyer dreams of purchasing a property that looks like it belongs in the pages of Better Homes and Gardens. While you don’t necessarily need a state-of-the-art kitchen or fully remodeled master bathroom that looks like you hired an interior designer in order to find the perfect buyer, looks do […]

How To Create Modern Victorian Interiors

Owning a character-laden Victorian home sounds dreamy until you move in and discover that the ancient antiquity runs throughout the home — including the wiring, roofing and windows. That’s fine, you can just remodel, right? Well, sometimes it’s not all that simple. Remodeling a Victorian home is not only costly and time consuming, but before […]

10 Rustic Kitchen Designs That Embody Country Life

You’re standing in your cozy rustic kitchen admiring the warm glow that only aged wood cabinets and a natural fireplace can emit, and the smell of pine trees surrounds your senses. You drop into your favorite plaid-covered chair, resting your stocking feet close to the open flame of the wood-burning stove — just close enough […]

30 Modern Living Room Design Ideas to Upgrade Your Quality of Lifestyle

Your living room is where the social part of the home life takes place, a space designed to be used as you decide: entertaining, spending time with family, skateboarding, watching TV, or waiting for Santa Claus while enjoying the jolly fireplace entertaining system. The following examples will help you create your own version of the ultimate living room. Just […]

How to Create An Outdoor Oasis In Your Backyard

The summer heat is pounding down on your shoulders, scorching your skin. You need an escape, but you need one now— one that doesn’t require a plane ride to a beach resort. Why not look to your very own back yard? No matter how small, your back yard can be turned into an amazing outdoor […]

Historic Homes and Why They Still Manage to Capture Our Hearts

Across the housing industry nationwide, more and more homeowners are opting to buy and restore a historic home over buying or building a new, modern, home. One might find it a bit curious that there would still be such interest in 100 year old objects in an age with unprecedented electronic connectivity and technological innovation, […]

10 Amazing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Styles

The kitchen is truly the heart of the home — we know, it’s a cliche, but only because it’s true. Think of the last big party you threw—you had the entire home spotless; you arranged comfy seating in every nook of the living room; you had tables set for buffet and hor d’oeuvres — but […]

10 Ways to Achieve a Victorian Gothic-Inspired Home

When most people hear the words, Victorian Gothic, their minds immediately envision black walls and decrepit, creepy, haunted-looking homes. In fact, Victorian Gothic is an architectural movement that dates all the way back to the 1740s. This era boasts gorgeous, ornate architectural designs that current homeowner’s want to replicate, for good reason. The Gothic-revival movement […]

How To Make Your Home Look Like You Hired An Interior Designer

Here at Freshome, we have a lot of respect for interior designers and all of the hard work they put into their designed spaces. It takes a certain eye to be able to pull a room together and make it fabulous and functional, all at the same time. With that being said, not everyone can […]

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