Light Right: Completely Change a Room With Lighting

Chandelier

The type and placement of your lighting can make a dramatic difference on the entire look of a room. In order to light a room, it is important to know the measurements of your room to determine exactly how much lighting you will need. First, multiply the room dimensions to get your total square footage. Then multiply the square footage by 1.5 to determine your total wattage.

Read more tips and information about different types of lighting here.

 

3 Beach-Inspired Looks to Steal

Stanley Coastal Living Dining Furniture

There are countless ways to achieve beach-style decor in any room in your home. Whether you are looking for a coastal-style bedroom, living room or dining room, the addition of some simple elements can easily tie a beach look together.

Beach-style decor can be more formal or more casual. Check out 3 beach-inspired looks for different rooms here.

 

Settees: Styles And Uses For Every Room

Traditional Settee

Settees are both stylish and functional – they can instantly dress up any room, while providing seating for up to 3 people. You can find a settee in any style, ranging from formal and traditional, to sleek and contemporary, and everything in between.

There are many different types of uses for settees. You can use a settee to provide additional seating in a living room or dining room, or as a bench at the foot of a bed. Find out more about settee styles and uses here.

4 Ways to a Hotel-Style Bedroom

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The chic style of hotel bedrooms can easily be recreated in your home. There are certain qualities to keep in mind, such as positioning, color schemes and the overall ambiance.

The best place to start is by looking at different style hotel bedrooms, and determining which one would be the most practical for your lifestyle. Check out 4 different hotel bedrooms for inspiration here.

Are You Sizing and Positioning Your Rug Correctly?

nuLOOM Zest Shag Area RugWhen buying a new rug, it is crucial that it is sized and positioned correctly. You will find that different rug sizes work best in different rooms in your home. Not only will following the right sizing and positioning guidelines make your room look more put together, but it will keep your rugs in good condition. You will be able to pull chairs out and open and close doors smoothly without rugs bunching up.

Check out more information and guides on sizing and positioning your rug correctly here.