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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

10 Creative Faux Finish Ideas for your Bare Walls

If you are like most homeowners you’re trying to think of a creative way to transform your bare walls into something spectacular, right? Faux finishing is the art of using painting methods to give an artificial appearance to look like a material such as metal or wood, or to give an architectural style aesthetic to […]

10 Creative Ways to Use Columns as Design Features in your Home

Throughout architectural history architects and designers alike have had to find creative ways to address the issue of structure versus aesthetics in building homes. Columns are one of those design challenges that are essential for structural support to carry the loads from the roof, upper floors, or other weight bearing loads down to the ground […]

10 Easy Ways to Mix and Match Patterns in your Home

Are you tired of your plain and borrowing solid colors throughout your home? While solids all have their place, aren’t your interiors more fun when we add whimsical patterns that add visual interest and contrast? Yes! Mixing and matching patterns can often be a challenge, especially if you don’t know how to choose the right […]

Real Regal Living: 12 Palace Inspired Home Inspirations

Let’s be real; when regal isn’t done right, it looks tacky.  How many times have we seen regal looking designs which give the impression that the owner is trying too hard.  Regal can’t be pulled off easily, but regal can be done right, so let’s have a look at some examples of where regal has […]

10 Colorful Ways to Use Pastels in your Modern Interiors

There is something oh so comforting in colors that make you feel at home and welcomed into a friend’s home, isn’t there? Throughout the years of interior design trends colors in retro and vintage era in the 50’s and 60’s to bold and bright in the 70’s and 80’s – we’ve always loved how color […]

10 Useful Tips for Choosing the Right Exterior Window Style

There is nothing more comforting than sitting inside your home and enjoying a gorgeous view with warm sunlight shining through. Whether you think about it or not your windows are one of the best ways to bring the outdoors in and they help you connect with your exterior home for safety and security. If you […]

10 Hot Trends To Bring Metallic Influences To Your Interiors

This season is the best for bringing out metallic inspiration throughout your interiors. Everywhere you look metals are a hot trend – from the warm gold, brass, and copper accents to the cool chrome, nickel and stainless steel applications there is no doubting that metals are here to stay! If you’ve been trying to find […]

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