How to Define Your Home Style: The Ultimate Interior Design Style Guide

How to Define Your Home Style: The Ultimate Interior Design Style Guide

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Tips and Tricks
Defining your home style is a bit like defining your style for fashion, you probably don't fit into just one box. For a lot of people, it will be obvious what draws you in, excites you, or soothes you. Perhaps you love clean lines and detest clutter. Or on the opposite end, you might prefer sinking deeply into a sofa and having a more rounded feel to your home décor. Even if it is clear what you're drawn to, this guideline will be the perfect place to start understanding your home design style. Home Décor Styles Modern Modern refers to a style coined between the 1920's and 1950's. Its emphasis is on straight, clean lines, and a focus on sleek features. The modern design aims to be aesthetically simplified and…
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Current Trends in Home Décor: Spring 2018

Current Trends in Home Décor: Spring 2018

Circle Furniture News, Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
There's no better time than spring for a Trend Report. Our merchandising team has recently returned from the High Point Market in North Carolina, bringing back design inspiration and new trends. The monochromatic look is on its way out and its place is color. Pinks, greens, and rich jewel tones were seen throughout the market. Textural elements were everywhere, whether in mixed variations of fabric application or faux fur. Another trend that cropped up this year in heaps and bounds? Natural elements like sheepskins and potted plants. It's all about bringing earthy elements into the home. Home décor trends are an opportunity to breathe life into the home. Need inspiration? Read on for the latest in interior design… Rich, bold color A monochromatic theme has its place in the home and…
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How to Furnish a Guest Room: Finishing Touches and Design Tips

How to Furnish a Guest Room: Finishing Touches and Design Tips

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Tips and Tricks
Designing a guest room is an interior design project as well as an act of care. It's a show of affection for whoever may come to stay. The special touches and design elements put into a guest room will make all the difference for your guests. Although the furniture and layout may be simple, there are numerous ways to elevate a guest room. In fact, your own experiences as a guest in other people's homes will be a great place to start when thinking about design. How to prepare: Designing a guest room will start the same way as designing any room; with space planning and measuring the dimensions of the room. The dimensions will be necessary information when considering the furniture that will fit in the room. You can…
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Bedroom Design Tips: Best Height for a Nightstand and More

Bedroom Design Tips: Best Height for a Nightstand and More

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, General, Random, Tips and Tricks
The design of your bedroom says a lot about who you are as a person; how you relax, what colors soothe you, whether you’re a minimalist or a maximalist or somewhere in between. It’s a private space in the home. But that doesn’t mean the design shouldn’t bring you joy whenever you walk in. Having a space that feels like your own and makes you comfortable is incredibly important. It should be a place to take refuge from the day. But relaxation isn’t the only element that goes into designing a bedroom; there’s also functionality to consider. In order to keep a bedroom functioning the way it should, there are some important things to consider. The Basics As with all design projects, the first step is to ask yourself some…
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Room Design: How to Add Color, Texture, and Life to Your Home

Room Design: How to Add Color, Texture, and Life to Your Home

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, General, Random, Tips and Tricks
Room design tends to be thought of in big picture decisions first. With good reason! The bigger pieces of furniture will lay the perfect groundwork for your space, creating an outline for how the room will look and function. But how do you tie these pieces together and make a room come alive? Simply put, it’s the small accent pieces you add in last that will transform your space; adding dimension, color, and life. Cindy, from our Middleton showroom, explains, “I’ve always called it the jewelry of the room because it’s the combination of elements that make a room sing.” The wonderful thing is that all of these elements can be tailored to your personal style. First things first: Add color Color is the most obvious way to add life…
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How to Choose the Perfect Color Palette for Your Home Décor

How to Choose the Perfect Color Palette for Your Home Décor

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, Random, Tips and Tricks
Thinking about a color palette for your home can be overwhelming. Especially if you’re starting from scratch. It’s tough to know where to begin. Before you stress about color palettes or whether or not you have sunlight coming into a room, start simply. Start with inspiration. Where to begin Cheryl Harrington, from our Pembroke showroom, advises you to “find an inspirational item or focal point.” That could be a carpet, a tiled backsplash, or anything else that inspires you in your home. Or perhaps your piece of inspiration is the view out your window. An ocean view could inspire you to bring in clean, crisp colors. Lush greenery might inspire you to have a palette that brings the greenery and flowers inside your home. Second, and this is a simple…
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The Interior Design Process for Buying Furniture: From Start to Finish

The Interior Design Process for Buying Furniture: From Start to Finish

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Tips and Tricks
So your furniture’s been delivered, and you’re sitting at your brand new dining room table or lounging on your perfect new sofa when the thought occurs to you: how did you get here, you beautiful thing, and where have you been all my life We service thousands of customers a year at Circle Furniture, and we know that the interior design process can appear equal parts mystical and mystifying. So we thought we’d help. Here’s how your furniture comes into your world, all the way from a dream sketched in a showroom to a piece that quickly becomes a family treasure that you will enjoy for years to come. Where’s the best place to start your Interior Design Project? So you’ve selected Circle Furniture as your retailer of choice, and…
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