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Monday, December 31, 2012

A few favorite {and helpful} interior design posts of 2012

Here are a few favorite 2012 interior and design posts from around the Internet. 

We chose these five posts because they have a wealth of information to help you decorate your home.  You can also find all of these posts linked on our Pinterest board.

House Beautiful put together 101 Decorating Secrets from Top Designers.  This slide show is worth the read through --- designers give tips on how to make a space look more expensive, how to declutter, and great ideas for alternate uses for objects.

Kris from Driven by Decor, put together this super-helpful list of Rule of Thumb Measurement for Decorating your Home.  Not sure what size rug you need?  How far down should you hang a light fixture?  What are the rules of thumb for hanging draperies and artwork?  This post has several helpful rules to help with your DIY decorating.

If you're planning on cleaning house {or keeping it cleaner in 2013} here is a great blog post from The 36th Avenue that links to cleaning solutions, tips & techniques to clean more efficiently.

Better Homes and Gardens has a neat little tool called My Color Finder.  It allows you to test out paint colors in room settings before you buy them.  You can also upload your own photos and paint them too!

Source: bhg.com via Lucketts on Pinterest

Will industrial furniture still be popular in 2013?  Are metallic elements & saturated colors a thing of the past?  What patterns should we expect in 2013?  This post from Centsational Girl is a conversation with several top design bloggers, recapping some favorite design trends for 2012 and discussing what they think will be popular in 2013.

I hope everyone has a safe and happy New Year!


  1. I so need to check out those cleaning tips:) Happy New Year to all!!!


    1. Happy New Year Linda! Everyone could use a little help cleaning, right? : )


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