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If you can center them perpendicular to a fireplace, even better. “Adding an area rug will define a space and help create visual breathing room as you transition from space to space, especially in open floor plans,” Bailie says. “Step back to see where you want to place the decorative items and visually ‘hopscotch’ where you place your décor into the shelves,” Bailie says. “Balance your space with a large-scale statement piece of art or a clean vertical row of frames with curated personal images,” Jenon Bailie, merchandising and design director at Room & Board, shares with us. You can often find better lighting from big box stores by shopping their online selection. Try using a purchased stencil or a stencil made from cardboard or projected using an overhead projector to get a lovely pattern, on a tight budget.

Experiment with both 2D and 3D views as you design from various angles. Parachute’s online-only inventory offers natural, organic, and laid-back linens, bedding, and furniture that blend into any home aesthetic. Not only is it a woman-owned and founded brand, but also all of Parachute’s bedding is Oeko-Tex certified, meaning that the products have been tested and proven free of any potentially harmful substances. Parachute’s direct-to-consumer model allows the brand to cut out any middle-man markups on products. The Citizenry was founded with the hope of connecting consumers with quality products sourced from across the globe. Every collection at The Citizenry is made in collaboration with small business owners all over the world, and 58 percent of the entrepreneurs who collaborate with The Citizenry are female artisans.

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Mediterranean-style interior design is a minimalist-chic approach to decorating inspired by the aesthetics of the countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, notably Italy, Spain, and Greece. Emphasizing its connection to the outdoors, Mediterranean interiors favor natural materials and finishes, arched architectural features, and nature-inspired colors with white and black accents. Bohemian style, also known as boho design style, has evolved into a modern day trend that describes a freespirited and lighthearted approach to home decor.