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Wallpaper 101

October 31, 2018

You don’t have to be an expert to apply wallpaper. Tackling a wallpaper project on your own can seem daunting. But fear not! Max Humphrey—interior designer extraordinaire of Decorist—shows how to easily achieve the wallpapered room of your dreams. Peel and Stick vs. Paste Paper Consider your living situation and level of commitment when deciding…

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Mirrors 101

October 15, 2018

A mirror can be just as much a work of art as it is a reflective surface. We’ve geared up with Max Humphrey, a Portland-based interior design guru, to show you how to make the most of mirrors as both a design element and functional focal point in your home decor. Balance Function & Style…

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Get the Look: A Hygge-Inspired Home

October 11, 2018

Get ready, get set, get cozy. Scandinavians know how to kick back and relax. So much so, they have a phrase for it: Hygge—a state of mind and decor trend that welcomes everything wellness, comfort, and contentment. (It’s pronounced hue-gah by the way. Don’t worry, we had to ask too.) Max Humphrey, one of our…

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Style Spotlight: Goth Halloween

October 05, 2018

Go to spooktacular extremes this holiday! A palette of pure black sets the mood for the season of shivers, tingles, and dark romance. When it comes to Halloween decor, there’s nothing wrong with your standard-issue black and orange. Except that it’s a little…basic. This is a holiday that demands drama, so why not pile on…

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How to Create a Gallery Wall in 3 Easy Steps

October 03, 2018

Here are some pointers to make sure your pieces are hung correctly on your first try. So, you’ve decided to create a gallery wall. Nice! It’s a great way to feature a variety of artwork and photos, and you don’t need a large space either. However, creating a gallery wall has its own set of…

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5 Under $25: Desk Lamps

August 13, 2018

If you’re reading this, we assume you’re not a vampire. Because you’re not a vampire, we believe you’d probably like your living space to be well lit (ideally with good quality lamps that don’t break the bank). We can help. Here are five of our favorite desk lamps, all under $25.   Promier LitezAll Utility…

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Our Picks: Indoor/Outdoor All-Stars

July 02, 2018

Outdoor furniture is great. But if you live in a place with four seasons, it can be hard to justify the purchase of furniture for just a few short months. That’s where indoor/outdoor all-stars come in. We asked our buyers for some of their favorite pieces that work great in either situation. Here’s the best…

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Style Spotlight: Outdoor Dining Area

May 29, 2018

Summer is the best season because you get to be outside without sneezing or freezing. Eating is also the best, because it’s eating. Ergo, eating (and drinking) outside is pretty much the best way to spend your time outside during the warm months. If you’ve got the space for it, we highly recommend setting up…

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