We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. If you’re decorating for Halloween, chances are you’re thinking of using skeleton decor. Skeletons just go with Halloween. However, there’s an art to using skeletons in your Halloween decorations. Done right, they can look creative, truly spooky and even classy. Done wrong, you end up with a tacky plastic skeleton haphazardly hung from a tree or thrown into a chair. Even worse, you could end up with one of the lame 2D cardboard skeletons. Below are some ideas for using skeleton decor in your Halloween decorations that will take your home to the next level this season.
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We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. If there’s one thing Halloween is good at, it’s special effects. One of the all-time favorite Halloween activities is watching a horror movie, complete with chilling effects for maximum levels of terror. So why not bring special effects into your home using Halloween illusion decorations? These items make the most of cool effects and technology to make your home look truly haunted. Gone are the days when you had to settle for just hanging a white faux skeleton and calling it spooky. Now you can get haunted light shows, reaching hands, 3D window art and realistic haunted mirrors. Take a look below to learn how to take your haunted house to the next level for this year’s Halloween party.
Halloween decorating category. There’s nothing wrong with that. There’s no reason you should have to fight your gag reflex as you decorate your home for Halloween. Below are decorating ideas for getting a cute Halloween full of good, clean fun.Do you want to decorate for Halloween, but it feels like every time you walk into the Halloween store all you see are horrifying, blood-sucking bats hanging from the ceiling and a bin of plastic severed feet? Maybe you’re the type of person who likes Halloween, just not the gory side of it. You may even love Halloween, as long as it stays in the cute
Make banners out of classy black, orange and white fabricThis idea has a Halloween vibe while staying away
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party. With so many different Halloween decorations out there, the possibilities are endless for what types of themes you decide to bring into your home. Below are some top ideas for ghosts, monsters and other scares to place in your house this Halloween. Because we all have different levels of gore we can handle, these ideas vary from spine-tingling to more abstract ideas like silhouettes. You should be able toWe hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. One of the best parts about Halloween is getting to build a horror movie set right in your home. It’s especially fun when you’re using scary Halloween decor to set the stage for a haunted house
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With Halloween coming up, you may be wondering how to get that spooky vibe for the season. A go-to accessory for Halloween is, of course, witches. From tabletop dolls of cute, small child witches to ugly hags on the front lawn to those goofy flat hangings that make it look like a witch flew into your house, witches are completely synonymous with Halloween decor. So to get a perfect Halloween home, why not incorporate a witch or two? Below we’ll cover several fun ways to decorate with witches in your home this Halloween.
Fun placementPerhaps one of the most enjoyable aspects of using a witch in your Halloween decor is the fun of finding places to put her. Since fantasy witches tend to fly on brooms, they can go
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It’s about that time to start planning how you’d like your home to look for Halloween. And one of the most fun ways to get into the Halloween spirit is to create a haunted garden. With so many creative outdoor Halloween decorations, it’s a great way to add some seasonal fun to your yard. You can use a haunted garden in a few different ways. If you have a garden space at the front of your house, use it to greet trick-or-treaters. If you have an extensive backyard garden, you might also think about converting it for an outdoor Halloween party if the weather isn’t too cold.
Skeletal handsOne of the easiest ways to get a haunted garden is to go for these skeletal hands. They’re an easy design you simply place on the ground.
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We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. If you’re looking to update your home for the fall season, you can’t go wrong with pumpkins. Pumpkins are always a favorite for fall decorating. They’re the quintessential fall harvest item. And their bright orange coloring adds an instant boost of fall color to a space. But displaying the same standard orange pumpkin can get old year after year. Luckily, pumpkins are more versatile than they seem at first glance. You can update them by using different colors, textures, materials and finishes. Below we’ve compiled some updated, chic ways to decorate with pumpkins this fall season.
Dark colors and jewelsIf you’re looking to go chic this fall season, take a look at Target’s 2018 Dark
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Accent walls are a classic way to add modern style to a space. They’re usually defined by a bright color that is then mirrored in small accents around the room. But you can add another dimension to this popular decorating trend by using a geometric accent wall. This take on the style is what it sounds like: using some form of geometry to boost the style of the accent wall itself. It could come from the shape of the wall, the style the wall is painted in or even three-dimensional designs. Take a look below to learn how to take your accent wall to a new level.
Triangle accent wallOne of the easiest ways to achieve a geometric accent wall is to use the geometry of the space itself to your advantage. Many attic
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Water features are usually associated with outdoor gardens, adding a serene bubbling brook to lush natural areas. But you can also get that relaxing feeling inside the home with an indoor water feature. The uses for water features in the home are endless, from small accent pieces to room dividers. Read on to learn how and where to use water features indoors. You may be inspired to make use of these unusual features in your own home.
Get a Zen vibeOne of the most classic home styles for indoor water features is Zen style. With Zen, anything natural helps create the soothing, relaxing feeling that defines Zen style. Water features may be used to form indoor meditative ponds or to complement an indoor Zen garden. You can use water features to create peace in unusual spaces, such as the
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We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Think polka dots are just for clown costumes? Think again! Polka dots can be a striking way to add color and geometry to a room’s design. There are as many ways to use them as there are room styles. Bold or subtle, large-scale or muted designs, walls or upholstery: The possibilities are endless. Take a look below for some inspiration to get you started. You may just find yourself planning a room with fun polka-dot designs in the future.
Colorful polka dotsPolka-dot designs are a great way to work with a certain grouping of colors. The polka dots on the
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If you ever want to confuse yourself, take a look at all of the varying definitions of what constitutes contemporary design. Interior Designer Leah Rourke at relish interiors gives one of the best definitions: “Contemporary design refers to what is popular or used right now … it is ever changing and borrows pieces and styles from all different eras.” As such, it can be eclectic, changing from year to year. At the moment, it contains neutral colors, minimalism, texture contrast and curved lines. You can learn more about contemporary design here. If you enjoy this style, read on to learn how to apply it to the outdoors in a contemporary landscape.
Geometric trellis wallsThis garden fully displays what it means to have a contemporary garden space. While the trellis walls don’t have the curved lines you’ll
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If you love the trend of bringing the outdoors inside, then you’ll love how modern kitchens are incorporating greenery. Vertical indoor gardens have been popular in small spaces for a while now. They allow you to grow fresh herbs right in the kitchen, whether you have an expansive space outdoors or not. You can go for a full-scale greenery wall or you can keep it more on the subtle side and opt for creative placement of potted plants. If you’d like to get a natural vibe, below are a few ways to use greenery in the kitchen.
Vertical garden backsplashThis highly creative design gives an exotic look to a minimalist, modern kitchen. The effect is created with a window backsplash that looks into a vertical garden. This style works especially well
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We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Have you always liked wicker, but figured it was a material limited to outdoor patio sets? We have good news for you! Over the years, designers have found ways to bring woven textures right into the home. Wicker gives a room visual texture, so it’s a useful element to work with indoors. And depending on how it’s used, it can accent almost any home style. Woven textures can look classic, fun, artsy, rustic or chic, depending on how each texture is used. Read on to learn how to use woven textures in a variety of home styles and possibly find some inspiration.
Bringing living spaces outside has gotten more and more popular over the years. It’s a great way to blend nature and the modern comforts of home. However, some spaces focus on those modern comforts so much that outdoor elements are all but lost. If you prefer a more organic theme in your outdoor living spaces, we’ve compiled some easy ways to achieve a relaxing vibe outside that doesn’t compromise on nature.
Tree designThis highly creative outdoor living space keeps it natural by incorporating a bare tree design. The tree doubles as a place to hang lanterns, adding to the rustic vibe of the space. Floor lanterns contribute to that ambient lighting. Small touches like the plants on the table add splashes of color. Additionally, a light color scheme in the wood flooring, outdoor furniture and roof matches the
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Once seen as an outdated addition to a home, wallpaper is coming back in a huge way. From trendy new ideas like scratch and sniff wallpaper to hyper-modern stylings, wallpaper is no longer the interior design no man’s land it once was. And one of the most unique ways to tap into wallpaper’s full potential is to use optical illusion wallpaper. Optical illusion wallpaper creates a visual trick to make you think the space is something other than it is. For instance, a realistic wallpaper design might feature a trail stretching into the distance to give the room a more spacious feel. With wallpaper, the possibilities are endless, since you don’t need to hire an expensive artist to create the style with paint. Take a look below to see how designers are using wallpaper to transform rooms.
Kitchen backsplashes are a natural place to add some individual style. From the different color options to the wide variety of materials, there are many possibilities for a unique and fun backsplash. And one of the easiest ways to add some personal style into the kitchen is to think kitchen backsplash contrast. Using contrast in a kitchen backsplash, for starters, helps the often-overshadowed area behind the stove or counter space pop. It can also add a colorful backdrop to the kitchen and help define the style of the space. Read on to find out how to use contrast in a kitchen backsplash.
Artistic backdropsPerhaps one of the most striking ways to get some kitchen backsplash contrast is to go for a collage design. This immediately adds instant visual interest. A black and white design is a
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We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Whether you’re looking to redo a living room or you have a brand new room to fill, you may want to consider using a sectional sofa. Sectional sofas are great because of how versatile they are. They work in both large spaces and small. Larger sectional sofa designs are a great way to fill all that space in larger rooms while providing plenty of seating. What makes sectional sofas work in smaller spaces, however, is one counterintuitive design principle. In smaller spaces, you want to go larger with your furniture. Putting smaller pieces into the space gets tricky as you try to arrange them all so that they are facing appropriate directions, yet spaced far enough apart to not look cluttered. You actually end
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For a while, wallpaper was seen as something that would only be in the most outdated of homes. It was associated with large floral prints from Victorian styles or strange patterns that only your grandmother could love. But that’s changing. It’s possible to use modern wallpaper in a way that is stylish, updated and sleek. One of the benefits of wallpaper is the sheer amount of choice in styles. This means you can find a style that works even in the most modern of spaces. Wallpaper can be as muted or bold as you want, depending on your style. Take a look below to see how to use modern wallpaper designs in your space.
Choose neutralsWallpaper is usually what someone pulls out when they want a wild design on the walls, but they don’t want the hassle of painting
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Accent colors have long been a favorite method of design. An accent color is a specific shade that stands out against the rest of the room. As such, accent colors are usually bold and bright. The shade can appear in multiple pieces, from chair cushions to backsplash tile to throw pillows. Incorporating the accent color throughout the room creates a feeling of cohesion. But you don’t have to stick to just one accent color. You can also use multiple accent colors in a space to get a more colorful look. Read on to learn how to work with multiple accent colors in a room.
Keep to a similar shade familyWhen it comes to multiple accent colors, you have a few options. One of the easiest ways to get the look
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Indoor fireplaces have been a mainstay in homes for centuries. In the early days, they served purely functional roles in the home before modern-day heating systems. But now, even with automatic heating systems, the feeling of relaxing beside a fire is hard to resist. Today, fireplaces occupy a special place as a design element that also serves a purpose. In many living rooms, they act as a key focal point for the space, especially when TVs are placed above them. You’ll typically see a few main materials used: stone, wood and metal. Combining materials also makes for some interesting designs. Below are some of the best-designed fireplaces in each material for your design inspiration.
Stone indoor fireplacesStone is a favorite for indoor fireplaces due to its customizability and durability. Back before central heating systems, stone was used to create fireplaces for its ability to withstand heat. If you’re looking
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