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How to Modernize a Traditional Home

In 2019, modern spaces are trending. And why not? With less clutter and a zen feel, modern homes can help you unwind and really love your space. Of course, streamlined, modern design is probably a lot easier to find in newer homes and metropolitan areas. But what if your place…

Mountain Modern Architecture: 7 Ways to Define the Trend

Once upon a time, building a home in the mountains meant something along the lines of bear rugs and deer heads. Sure, it was fine for a weekend getaway, but rustic homes didn’t always feel livable. The knickknacks and kitschy design can easily turn a mountain home into a caricature…

Artist Ashley Longshore Is on a Mission to Create Meaningful, Joyful Art

Artist Ashley Longshore is an artist with a mission: to create meaningful, joyful art and, in doing so, to create a more beautiful world. It’s a tall order, but she is up for the task. Some media have called Longshore a genius. Others have used the term “fashion darling.” Many…

Lofts That Inspire: From Industrial Spaces to Urban Homes

Lofts have come a long way since they were first used as makeshift living spaces decades ago. Today, they have become inspiring living spaces for those who want a more urban home. Lofts began when factories and industrial buildings were erected in the late 19th century for the purpose of…

How to Modernize Your Outdated Kitchen

Whether your kitchen is a true fixer-upper from decades ago or your once-trendy laminate countertop and linoleum flooring fell out of style fast, it may be time to modernize your outdated kitchen. With new design trends showcasing creative uses of colors, modern appliances, and functional design, th…

Stunningly Scandinavian Interior Designs

It’s straightforward while remaining ultra-functional. It celebrates natural light in a place that can go many months with very little sun. It there anything as stunningly simple as a Scandinavian interior? Known for its simplicity, function, and connection to the outdoors, the appeal and poss…

34 White Room Ideas That Are Anything But Boring

While some people might say decorating primarily with white is boring, we think that couldn’t be further from the truth. White is a vibrant and bright color with an endless number of decorating possibilities. A white room keeps mid-century modern styles from looking dated, farmhouse style looking fr…

DIY Paper Weaving for Easy, Modern Art

Welcome to our very first DIY on Freshome. Today we’re going to do a bit of weaving. Recently, woven crafts have become a trendy way to decorate walls with colorful yarn and fabric designs in all colors and sizes. With a little practice and patience, they create stunning results. I’ve…

5 Modern and Chic Ideas for Your Home Office

Everyone has a different set of needs for their workspace, so many design ideas are by no means one-size-fits-all. However, that doesn’t mean that creating the perfect office space is impossible, far from it. So, if you’re feeling overwhelmed by the idea of creating a space that will allow you…

6 Gorgeous Modern Planters You Can DIY This Weekend

These easy-to-make planters are so stylish, you'd never guess they're DIY.