Put a Date On It With These New Years DIYs

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on December 29, 2015

Put a Date On It With These New Years DIYs

While New Years Eve involves lots of sparkle and bubbles and confetti, the celebration is all about the numbers. Before the party, we’re concerned about the number of guests we have coming to the bash and if there will be enough appetizers. During the party, everyone watches the clock closely, counting down to midnight and...

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DIY Paper Pinwheels for New Year’s Eve Party

Posted in DIY Projects | by Chelsea Mohrman, on December 28, 2015

DIY Paper Pinwheels for New Year’s Eve Party

Ring in your New Year with a festive handmade backdrop for your party. These paper pinwheels in various metallics are a great way to add a little glam on a tight budget. Whether you use the pinwheels to accessorize your bar or as a backdrop for midnight photos, you can customize your sizes and colors to...

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18 DIYs for the Best New Years Eve Photo Booth Ever

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on December 28, 2015

18 DIYs for the Best New Years Eve Photo Booth Ever

Every good New Years Eve party has three things. Glitter, champagne and a photo booth. If that last one scares you, just listen for a second. While it’s awesome to hire a professional photographer to capture beautiful images of your guests, it isn’t necessary. Nowadays, everyone carries a camera around on their phone and edits...

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Color Theory and How to Use Color to Your Advantage

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on December 24, 2015

Color Theory and How to Use Color to Your Advantage

So you want to learn about color theory, do you? Excellent. But where to begin with such a complex subject matter? Color inherentlyhas a very real mental and physical effect on people; thus, it should be used with intention and care. Everything else being equal, color alone can set or change a mood, attract or...

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Make Unique Design Serving Plates With This Quick Trick

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on December 23, 2015

Make Unique Design Serving Plates With This Quick Trick

Making your own ceramics isn’t exactly an accessible, do at home kind of hobby, but there is a way to get creative and produce unique pieces without getting messy! It won’t involve making pots from scratch, but these pieces will surely add an eye-catching element to your table decor or styled shelves. Today I will show...

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Toast in the New Year With These 11 Gorgeous Glasses

Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on December 23, 2015

Toast in the New Year With These 11 Gorgeous Glasses

When you’ve hosted a New Years Eve party or two, you know what the most important part of your bash is. No, it not the tiny fancy appetizers. If you guessed the photo booth, guess again. For those of you who guessed the bubbly, you’re correct! A New Years Eve party isn’t complete without some...

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Modern Bathroom Designs Yield Big Returns In Comfort and Beauty

Posted in Bathroom | by Vera Dordick, on December 22, 2015

Modern Bathroom Designs Yield Big Returns In Comfort and Beauty

Bathroom renovations are undisputedly one of the few home improvements that will see a good return on investment when it’s time for resale. Some trends come and go, but clean, modern bathroom decor is here to stay.  If you can’t afford a full bathroom redo, incorporating some of the latest innovations in fixtures or tile...

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How To Blend Modern and Country Styles Within Your Home’s Decor

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on December 22, 2015

How To Blend Modern and Country Styles Within Your Home’s Decor

Sometimes our personal styles don’t fit into one tightly knit box, instead our inspiration comes from a variety of different decor genres. And that’s especially true when it comes to creating our home’s ethos. Today, we’re showing you some gorgeous and simple examples on how to mix modern and country style and design within your...

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Modern Ibiza Home Gives Coziness A Luxurious Look

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 22, 2015

Modern Ibiza Home Gives Coziness A Luxurious Look

Ibiza is one of the most beautiful locations for a holiday home. The gorgeous views alone are enough to make this a dream location. The residences here are inspiring in the most beautiful ways. Can Bikini, for example, is a private residence that impresses with its simple but sophisticated flair. The house was built in...

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DIY Rustic Scrap Wood Picture Frames Spotlight Favorite Photos

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on December 21, 2015

DIY Rustic Scrap Wood Picture Frames Spotlight Favorite Photos

I am always on the look out for new and creative ways to decorate my home. Family photographs are very important to me and my family, but picture frames can often have a very traditional feel. I found a way to shake things up a little with these simple and rustic picture frames that I...

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20 Examples of Copper Pendant Lighting For Your Home

Posted in Lighting | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on December 21, 2015

20 Examples of Copper Pendant Lighting For Your Home

From trendy to industrial, there’s a new kid in town that’s taking over the trend in home lighting. Kitchens, home offices, side tables, bedrooms and the like are all getting a makeover in terms of bursts of brilliance in all nooks and crannies. Let’s take a peek at 20 examples of copper pendant lighting –...

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DIY Marquee Sign Letters

Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on December 18, 2015

DIY Marquee Sign Letters

Marquee signs are everywhere right now. They add a great retro, industrial feel to any space. Marquee signs make a particularly magical seasonal decoration. There are many available for sale, but these also make a great DIY project. Marquee signs can be customized for size and color. Plus, with this DIY tutorial, they can be...

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DIY Wooden Display Shelf Styled For Holiday Season

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on December 17, 2015

DIY Wooden Display Shelf Styled For Holiday Season

I have a few wooden boxes at home that I’ve been meaning to do something with for a while now, so the upcoming festive season seemed like a perfect occasion. I’ve always liked the look of box shelves mounted on the wall, displaying little pretty accessories, so instead of buying I decided to make my...

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20 Ways Bedroom Wallpaper Can Transform the Space

Posted in Bedroom | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on December 16, 2015

20 Ways Bedroom Wallpaper Can Transform the Space

You may think that wallpaper is a bit outdated in terms of contemporary interior designing, but it’s actually quite stylish when you find the right prints, textures and colors to do the job. Of course, you can still find the drab, something creepy and less-than-impressive pieces that were once plastered to every room of your...

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Easy DIY Crafts You Can Do With Burlap

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on December 15, 2015

Easy DIY Crafts You Can Do With Burlap

The ever popular burlap may very well be the most versatile fabric of all. You can use it for pretty much anything. It’s no wonder there are so many DIY projects that use burlap. We’ll let you explore some of these amazing burlap crafts and decide which one would work for your home. They’re all...

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10 Tips and Tricks for Decorating with Evergreens

Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on December 15, 2015

10 Tips and Tricks for Decorating with Evergreens

Decorating with evergreens during Christmastime is a tradition around the world. While many of you probably have a tree decked in lights and sparkles someplace in your house, your evergreen decor shouldn’t stop there. There are many places where adding some winter greenery can really help spruce up your house for the holidays. No pun...

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Small Flat Takes Advantage Of Reduced Space In A Big Way

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on December 15, 2015

Small Flat Takes Advantage Of Reduced Space In A Big Way

An apartment of only 28 square meters is considered really tiny by any standards. As a result, nobody expects it to be very efficient, comfortable or spacious. But things aren’t always as they seem. The Batipin Flat is a special case. Located in Milan, Italy, the apartment measures only 301 square feet which is around...

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Design Miami 2015 Melds Art, Design For Home Decor

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on December 14, 2015

Design Miami 2015 Melds Art, Design For Home Decor

Homedit visited Design Miami/2015, which is known as the global forum for design. The fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Because it takes places alongside Art Basel, Design Miami/ has become the premier venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing and creating collectible...

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15 DIY Table Linens for Your Next Christmas Party

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on December 14, 2015

15 DIY Table Linens for Your Next Christmas Party

When the month of December rolls around, a slew of parties and white elephant gift exchanges and dinners inevitably follow. I’m sure you’ve hosted at least one cocktail party already! With friends and family coming and going during the holidays, it’s nice to have one place that’s put together where everyone can gather. Namely, your dinner...

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20 Amazing Ways To Spread Pink Christmas Decor Throughout Your Home

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on December 11, 2015

20 Amazing Ways To Spread Pink Christmas Decor Throughout Your Home

Dressing the house for Christmas doesn’t have to be a hassle, it doesn’t have to be boring and it certainly doesn’t have to be the same every year. Instead, it’s okay to buck tradition a bit and go with something that inspires you but feels just as festive as the usual red and green of...

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DIY Christmas Mobile For Your Windows

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on December 10, 2015

DIY Christmas Mobile For Your Windows

I can finally say it out loud, without a risk of being called crazy – Christmas is coming people, and I’m very happy to start making some decorations! This year my Holiday decor will be all about dreamy whites with delicate gold accents, paired with natural elements like wood and green twigs. If you are like...

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22 Festive Ornament DIYs for Kids

Posted in Kids | by Casey Watkins, on December 10, 2015

22 Festive Ornament DIYs for Kids

Not only does the Christmas season bring festive parties and the anticipation for Santa, it also includes lots of home decor that little fingers long to touch but shouldn’t. It can be a real struggle to child-proof your home for the holidays. But I’m here to suggest a compromise. You can have your sparkly glass grown up...

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How To Install Subway Tile Backsplash

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on December 9, 2015

How To Install Subway Tile Backsplash

Are you wondering how to install subway tile backsplash in your kitchen? Subway tile is both classic and contemporary and can add a whole new look to the space.  Installing a subway tile backsplash into your kitchen provides both an updated look (that will never go out of style) and a neutral one. And guess...

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Stylish Dog Beds For Pets With Class

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on December 9, 2015

Stylish Dog Beds For Pets With Class

How do you show your appreciation for your dog? Sure, going out and running free is usually fun for the both of you and those delicious treats can definitely make someone’s day but these are everyday things. Every once in a while, you want to do something special for your pet like maybe get them...

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The Salon Art + Design Brings Art To Everyday Life

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on December 8, 2015

The Salon Art + Design Brings Art To Everyday Life

The Salon Art + Design 2015 was the fourth edition of the high-end fair and it did not disappoint, with gorgeous retro furnishings and stunning new modern decor pieces. At either end of the spectrum, the show offered art for life. The Todd Merrill Studio presented a number of pieces that are not only unique in...

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Charming and Easy DIY Jewelry Wall Display

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on December 8, 2015

Charming and Easy DIY Jewelry Wall Display

Decorating your home — even making custom pieces for your space — can be fun and simple. Adding functional pieces to your home decor is a must, but finding a way to mesh function and style into one piece is a dream come true. I made this creative jewelry wall display. It is a simple way to store...

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Rome Apartment Seamlessly Mixes Rustic And Modern Features

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on December 7, 2015

Rome Apartment Seamlessly Mixes Rustic And Modern Features

Two styles that are completely different can sometimes complement each other in surprising ways. One example is the combination between rustic and modern elements which is often used in interior design when trying to establish a warm, inviting and cozy environment. The Via Sistina Apartment features this exact combination of styles. The apartment is located...

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10 Ways to Take Christmas Onto Your Front Porch

Posted in Outdoor | by Casey Watkins, on December 7, 2015

10 Ways to Take Christmas Onto Your Front Porch

Christmas lights are the most popular way to decorate the outside of your home for Christmas, but it’s easy to feel left out of the game if you don’t have the ability or the time to put them up. That doesn’t mean that your porch needs to stay bare and sad for the holidays, though. There are...

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DIY String Wall Art

Posted in DIY Projects | by Chelsea Mohrman, on December 4, 2015

DIY String Wall Art

Bring autumnal tones into your home decor with this simple, easy, and budget friendly DIY project. Customize this wall hanging with a seasonal color palate of yarn that matches your space. Make a large version for the living room or make something small scale for a bedroom and bathroom. So many options with this creative...

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17 Ideas for a Merry Scandinavian Christmas

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on December 4, 2015

17 Ideas for a Merry Scandinavian Christmas

With so many people trying to simplify their lives, Christmas can become a little stressful. Magazines and ads push for big trees covered in so many trimmings that you can’t see the tree itself. Everywhere you see photos of people who completely overturn their homes with bows and evergreen and Santas, making that the expectation...

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DIY Triangle Wooden Photo Holder

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on December 3, 2015

DIY Triangle Wooden Photo Holder

Every now and then I find myself looking for some new ideas to display the overwhelming amount of photos and postcards I have at home. Is it just me? Or can you relate to the situation where you are surrounded by inspiring images showcased in many different ways and styles, and yet – still want...

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12 Best DIY Stocking Hangers for Your Socks

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on December 3, 2015

12 Best DIY Stocking Hangers for Your Socks

Everyone knows that the stockings must be hung by the chimney with care on the night before Christmas. If you don’t have the pleasure of a fireplace in your living room, you can certainly get creative with a bookshelf or a picture ledge. But wherever you hang your socks, you’ll need something to hang them...

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Using Taupe To Create A Stylish, Family-Friendly Living Room

Posted in Living Room | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on December 3, 2015

Using Taupe To Create A Stylish, Family-Friendly Living Room

We’ve already gushed about how great taupe can be when used as a neutral. And now we’re getting a bit specific and showing you how to use it inside specific rooms in accordance with certain styles. Today, we’re staking the reigns and featuring 20 gorgeous, family-friendly living rooms that utilize taupe in ways that you...

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World’s Hottest Home Designers in Miami for Art Basel, Design Miami

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on December 2, 2015

World’s Hottest Home Designers in Miami for Art Basel, Design Miami

The first week of December usually means the start of the Christmas season – but for some people it means a pilgrimage to Miami where global art and design converge. This year, Homedit will be bringing you the latest in home design and décor from DesignMiami, Art Basel, and an assortment of concurrent fairs, December...

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100 DIY Christmas Decorations That Will Fill Your Home With Joy

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on December 1, 2015

100 DIY Christmas Decorations That Will Fill Your Home With Joy

Christmas preparations start early, sometimes as early as November. But the real Christmas fever starts in December when everyone is busy getting ready for the holidays, planning activities and putting together all the fun and beautiful decorations. Speaking of which, what do you say you give DIY Christmas decorations a chance this year? There are...

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How To Make A Baby Mobile – Cute And Colorful Ideas

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on December 1, 2015

How To Make A Baby Mobile – Cute And Colorful Ideas

Baby mobiles are classical. They complete the nursery and serve as symbols for everything baby-related. A mobile is one of the first things anyone thinks of buying either as a parent or as someone who wants to welcome a baby into the world. If you want the mobile to have a meaningful design or a...

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Add Cheer To Your Windows By Decorating Them For Christmas

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on November 30, 2015

Add Cheer To Your Windows By Decorating Them For Christmas

Christmas decorating is a fun and, at the same time, complex and time-consuming process. The Christmas tree is definitely the center of attention but there’s so much more than needs to be done. For example, there are lots of beautiful ways in which you could decorate the windows to make your house look festive and...

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Three Unique Projects Making The Most Of Shipping Containers

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 30, 2015

Three Unique Projects Making The Most Of Shipping Containers

The versatility of shipping containers doesn’t only apply to residential projects. In fact, a lot of great examples prove that shipping containers are excellent for a variety of other projects, including commercial and public buildings. As a result, three completely different buildings can share in common their choice of materials, in this case shipping containers. Coffee...

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DIY Dreamy Christmas Chandelier

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on November 27, 2015

DIY Dreamy Christmas Chandelier

If you want to take your Christmas decor to the next level, make a dreamy, spruce Chandelier this season. I have never thought about creating one, perhaps because all the previous years I kept my Christmas decor rather simple. But then I thought  – it’s just a few days a year so it might be...

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10 Gorgeous Fireplace Screens for Every Home

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on November 27, 2015

10 Gorgeous Fireplace Screens for Every Home

As the weather gets colder, lighting a fire in your fireplace is one of the fastest ways to bring coziness into your home. But some people worry about their small children and pets getting to close to the flames. Fortunately there is a simple way to bring the heat to your living room while keeping...

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Modern Lighting Fixtures Bring Current Touch To Living Space

Posted in Lighting | by Vera Dordick, on November 26, 2015

Modern Lighting Fixtures Bring Current Touch To Living Space

Modern lighting has come such a long was from traditional lamps and fixtures.  Aside from being driven by designers’ creativity, the advent of LED lighting and other technological advances have made possible new designs and artistic features that just a decade ago were not possible. Modern lighting fixtures run the gamut of design styles, from spare...

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Don’t Do That! 20 Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on November 26, 2015

Don’t Do That! 20 Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

Before we dive into this article together, let’s get one thing straight: Design is highly personal. There is not one rule that everyone should or must follow – quite the opposite is true. Our homes should look as different and unique as our individual personalities. That being said, there are many mistakes that many people...

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Geometric Painted Planter – Quick & Easy DIY

Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on November 25, 2015

Geometric Painted Planter – Quick & Easy DIY

This color-blocked geometric painted planter project just might be the simplest DIY you’ll ever do. Which makes it all the more attractive, right? Do you have a potted houseplant that looks a little, well, sad and dull? I noticed just such a terracotta pot in my entryway today and decided that there really was no...

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Using Taupe To Create A Stylish and Romantic Bedroom

Posted in Bedroom | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on November 25, 2015

Using Taupe To Create A Stylish and Romantic Bedroom

If you don’t know what taupe is, you might want to check out our latest article to learn about the ever-evolving, versatile neutral shade. In the meantime, we’re taking the foundation piece and showing you how to use it to your advantage when creating and cultivating a taupe bedrooms that’s full of romance and whimsy....

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Popsicle Stick Crafts Reveal The Versatility Of Everyday Items

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on November 24, 2015

Popsicle Stick Crafts Reveal The Versatility Of Everyday Items

Popsicle stick crafts have been the subject of several of our articles but it seems like the ideas just never end. We’re back with even more creative and unique DIY projects featuring popsicle sticks, ranging from simple to complex and from purely decorative to functional. Each one has its own charm and, although they share...

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Villa K – A Project Where Sustainability Meets Luxury

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 24, 2015

Villa K – A Project Where Sustainability Meets Luxury

Set in the beautiful Thuringia region, in Germany, Villa K is a residence that truly makes the most of its location, embracing every aspect and maximizing all the site’s attributes. The residence offers a total of 248 square meters of living space and was completed in 2014 by Paul de Ruiter Architects, a company established...

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How To Wrap Your Gifts In a Simple and Stylish Way

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on November 24, 2015

How To Wrap Your Gifts In a Simple and Stylish Way

This year, I wanted to come up with some fabulous Christmas wrapping ideas but the more I thought about what I could create and use to do so, the more I felt like following the rule – less is more. Simple packages, created with your own two hands and topped with a personalized item –...

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Happy 7th Birthday, Homedit!

Posted in Best Of | by Brittney Smart, on November 20, 2015

Happy 7th Birthday, Homedit!

Leading interior design and architecture website Homedit is excited to be celebrating its seven-year anniversary. As a writing staff, we love homes, in whatever form they come in, and we want our readers to love theirs. Over the past seven years, Homedit has inspired, taught, and shared much of what we love in design with...

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DIY Modern Thanksgiving Banners

Posted in DIY Projects | by Erin Francois, on November 20, 2015

DIY Modern Thanksgiving Banners

Typically when we host Thanksgiving, I’m so busy planning the menu and tablescape, that all other decor tends to fall by the wayside. This year, however, I’m ahead of schedule (yahoo!) and decided to tackle some Thanksgiving banners to hang above my buffet and around the house. The banner phrases center around the main themes...

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Restaurants With Striking Ceiling Designs

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on November 20, 2015

Restaurants With Striking Ceiling Designs

A stylish and outside the box ceiling design can totally change the look of a home and the same thing applies to restaurants, theaters, libraries and basically any other type of space. The 16 restaurants featured below definitely know how to be eye-catching and how to impress. Their ceilings are extraordinary, often becoming the focal...

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10 Personalized Door Mats to Greet Your Thanksgiving Guests

Posted in Outdoor | by Casey Watkins, on November 20, 2015

10 Personalized Door Mats to Greet Your Thanksgiving Guests

It’s coming soon! The day when you’ll hear knock after knock on your front door. When cars will line up in front of your home. When your porch will get the most attention it gets all year. If you’re hosting your family’s Thanksgiving dinner, you want to be sure that your porch is ready. One...

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DIY Walnut Veneer Chargers

Posted in DIY Projects | by Chelsea Mohrman, on November 19, 2015

DIY Walnut Veneer Chargers

Thanksgiving (and one of the busiest holiday entertaining seasons) is fast approaching. Create these fun and colorful DIY chargers to embellish your holiday table setting. Both modern and rustic these chargers can be customized with color to fit just about any Thanksgiving table! Supplies: Thin balsa wood or plywood Saw Pencil Walnut wood veneer Sand...

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Drawer Organizing Tips That Keep The Mess At Bay

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on November 19, 2015

Drawer Organizing Tips That Keep The Mess At Bay

Keeping your drawers clean and organized is crucial if you don’t want to waste a lot of time searching for stuff and if you prefer a fresh and welcoming ambiance in general. Each type of drawer and each room usually require a different strategy. We’ll review a few such concepts, pointing out the situations when...

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15 Tips and Tricks to Create a Gallery Wall on a Budget

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on November 19, 2015

15 Tips and Tricks to Create a Gallery Wall on a Budget

Interior decorators at heart with limited means are a sad but frequent find. We love to spend our free time shopping online furniture stores and going thrifting and daydreaming about the wonderful things we could do in our home if we just had a little more cash. Because how are you supposed to create a stunning...

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100 Handmade Christmas Gifts Perfect For Every Home

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on November 18, 2015

100 Handmade Christmas Gifts Perfect For Every Home

Christmas is almost here and we’re all excited about the presents, decorations, Santa and everything else. But presents don’t just fall out of the sky. Someone has to spend time and energy figuring out what the best gift would be for those close to them. And so the nightmare before Christmas starts. Our suggestion this...

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Different Ways To Use and Style Ikea’s Versatile Expedit Shelf

Posted in Furniture | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on November 18, 2015

Different Ways To Use and Style Ikea’s Versatile Expedit Shelf

We all know Ikea has some great pieces of furniture for more than affordable prices. Clean, chic and with a lot of versatility everything from TV stands to their room dividers, they have an amazing selection for all kinds of homes and styles. Today we’re taking a look at Ikea’s Expedit Shelf ,now KALLAX, how to utilize it...

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Modern Home Decor Brings Fresh Look to Any Room

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on November 17, 2015

Modern Home Decor Brings Fresh Look to Any Room

Modern home decor and contemporary decor are terms people use interchangeably when shopping for non-traditional furnishings. While the terms mean two very different things, most consumers are just looking fresh, modern decor and aren’t concerned about strict definitions. My favorite description of modern home decor comes from B&B Italia, a major purveyor of modern furniture: It...

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20 Examples of Stylish Butcher Block Countertops

Posted in Kitchen | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on November 17, 2015

20 Examples of Stylish Butcher Block Countertops

Butcher block countertops are practical, easy-to-clean and made out of wood pieces glues together (usually Hard Rock Maple or Red Oak) – according to an old post. Making it a great choice for those that love to spend a lot of time and experiment in the kitchen. As long as you give it the proper...

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14 Ideas for Dressing Your Thanksgiving Table on a Budget

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on November 17, 2015

14 Ideas for Dressing Your Thanksgiving Table on a Budget

You’ve already spent a fortune at the grocery buying enough turkey and stuffing and cranberries to feed an army, so your first thoughts about decorating your Thanksgiving table may seem too much to ask. But I promise you, your centerpiece frills and fancies don’t have to break your budget. Thanksgiving may be one of the...

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Grey in Home Decor: Passing Trend or Here to Stay?

Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on November 16, 2015

Grey in Home Decor: Passing Trend or Here to Stay?

“Grey is the new beige.” You may have heard this a time or two over the last decade or so. But before you switch everything in your home to reflect grey (too late), it’s important to take a minute and try to differentiate between grey as a passing trend OR grey as a classic, ever-relevant...

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19 Creative DIY Projects Featuring Rope

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on November 16, 2015

19 Creative DIY Projects Featuring Rope

It’s incredible how many cool DIY projects are there to try and how many uses you can find for one simple thing. Take rope for example. It doesn’t seem that versatile at first but wait till you see these cool projects you can do with it. In fact, rope is one of the most adaptable...

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Ironing Board Cabinet Essentials and Styling

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on November 16, 2015

Ironing Board Cabinet Essentials and Styling

Whether you have a laundry closet, room or you have to go to the laundry mat to take care of the dirty clothes, every home and apartment will need a place to unwrinkle the duds. And that means you’ll need an ironing board, but when space is sparse you won’t be able to use the...

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Brazilian Retreat With Two Gardens And A Generous Rooftop Terrace

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 16, 2015

Brazilian Retreat With Two Gardens And A Generous Rooftop Terrace

Having a garden on your property is definitely beautiful. Having two is even better. It’s the case of a beautiful residence named Casa Lara which is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The house was built in 2015 and occupies a total of 350 square meters on a 10 square meter site. Casa Lara was designed...

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The Complete Guide to The Best Thanksgiving Table Ever

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on November 13, 2015

The Complete Guide to The Best Thanksgiving Table Ever

While we may be surrounded by Christmas adds and twitters of carols, Thanksgiving is much more imminent on the calendar. A holiday that revolves around turkey should never be ignored in my opinion. Thanksgiving brings to mind such warm memories of family and laughter and good food being passed around the tablecloth-laden table. Because the...

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Make A Nature Inspired Wall Hanging For Your Bedroom

Posted in Bedroom | by Agata Dimmich, on November 12, 2015

Make A Nature Inspired Wall Hanging For Your Bedroom

Decorating walls has always been one of my favorite parts of each interior projects, mainly due to the fact that the possibilities are endless. It’s one of the most creative and personal ways to update your home, where you get the chance to express your current mood and personality. In case you wonder what are...

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Exploring Pattern Designs That Make Staircase Screens Stand Out

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on November 12, 2015

Exploring Pattern Designs That Make Staircase Screens Stand Out

Staircase screens or stair guards most often play a double role in the interior design of a home. On one hand they serve as safety screens while also offering privacy to the spaces. On the other hand they also have a decorative role, acting as accessories with all sorts of interesting patterns. The diversity of...

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5 DIY Fabric Storage Bins Great At Everything

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on November 11, 2015

5 DIY Fabric Storage Bins Great At Everything

Fabric storage bins are really convenient and versatile. They’re really great at everything. Use them to store clothes, toys, towels and basically pretty much anything else. Their versatility makes them great for a lot of different types of spaces and environments. So what are you waiting for? Add a fabric bin to your home and...

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20 Natural Elements To Decorate With At Home

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on November 11, 2015

20 Natural Elements To Decorate With At Home

Whether it’s a tuft of cotton or furniture inspired by the great outdoors, decorating with natural elements will breathe new life inside your home. Even if your home is more contemporary a play on nature can spark a bit of creativity in an unsuspecting nook or cranny around the house. From the living room to...

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Jewel Tone Pumpkin Votives

Posted in DIY Projects | by Erin Francois, on November 11, 2015

Jewel Tone Pumpkin Votives

If you’re looking for a way to spice up your autumnal decor this year, then why not introduce an unexpected dark and moody teal blue to the mix? This deep jewel tone plays nicely with harvest colors like golds, burgundys and browns and seamlessly adds a cool relief to the otherwise warm landscape. Mini pumpkin...

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15 Original Ways To Customize Your Window Treatments

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on November 10, 2015

15 Original Ways To Customize Your Window Treatments

When decorating a space, there are a few key elements that always make everything else come together, completely changing the ambiance in the room. One of these elements is the choice of window treatments. Such a small detail can have a huge impact on the overall interior design. One of the best ways to control...

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40 Tea Party Decorations To Jumpstart Your Planning

Posted in Best Of | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on November 10, 2015

40 Tea Party Decorations To Jumpstart Your Planning

Anytime is a great time to throw a tea party! It’s a warm and cozy way to bring your gal pals and family together for an afternoon of scrumptious treats, delicious tea and an excuse to dress up in some of your most flirtatious and feminine of dresses. But a big part of throwing the most...

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Modern Office Ignores Stereotypes In Favor Of An Original Design

Posted in Office Design Ideas | by Simona Ganea, on November 10, 2015

Modern Office Ignores Stereotypes In Favor Of An Original Design

When discussing office designs, each region has its own pattern and they’re all more or less similar to each other. The stereotypes that are created, however, don’t necessarily focus on the best features of an office. The designs are usually impersonal and monotonous which is why lately a lot of office renovations try to break...

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Floating Resort Units Draw Visitors To Thailand’s Kwai River

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 9, 2015

Floating Resort Units Draw Visitors To Thailand’s Kwai River

The floating structures was added here. They’re not private residence but part of a resort. The project is called X-Float and was an addition to the X2 River Kwai Resort project. The floating units were completed in 2015. They feature a simple and modern architecture and are all carefully oriented so that they offer panoramic...

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20 Different Ways To Use Old Window Frames

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on November 9, 2015

20 Different Ways To Use Old Window Frames

With or without the glass panes, vintage window frames can be used for a host of different DIY projects and home decor ideas. Whether they be seasonal or up and adorning the house all year long, these are quite the versatile pieces of fun. Gather some at the flea market or as you update nooks...

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How To Light Up A Room’s Décor With Marquee Letters

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on November 6, 2015

How To Light Up A Room’s Décor With Marquee Letters

The term “marquee” defines a canopy usually placed over the entrance to a theater or other building. The style was later adapted for wall decorations. Marquee letters rapidly became popular and they can still be used to add some spark to a room’s décor. There are a lot of great ways to decorate the walls...

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How To Select And Decorate With An Industrial Bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on November 5, 2015

How To Select And Decorate With An Industrial Bookcase

An industrial bookcase is definitely not a standard piece of furniture but it’s one of those pieces that sometimes fall right in place. Don’t be fooled by the style. Such a bookcase isn’t only for industrial interior designs. It can also look perfect in a contemporary or rustic décor. You just have to picture it....

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20 Metallic Bits and Baubles to Dress Up Your Coffee Table

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on November 5, 2015

20 Metallic Bits and Baubles to Dress Up Your Coffee Table

The one troublesome thing about interior decorating is deciding how often to update your style. Themes and colors come on trend and then go out pretty fast so it can be difficult to stick with what you’ve got for more than a few years without things looking a little dated. However, there is one decorating tip that...

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10 Original Ways Of Displaying Pictures In Your Home

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on November 5, 2015

10 Original Ways Of Displaying Pictures In Your Home

Decorating with pictures is a great and very simple way of personalizing a room and making a space feel like home. The way in which you display these photos, however, reveals a whole new set of possibilities. Check out our top ten list of picture hanging ideas to find the one that best suits you...

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12 Marvelous Menu DIY’s for Your Friendsgiving

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on November 4, 2015

12 Marvelous Menu DIY’s for Your Friendsgiving

In recent years, a new Thanksgiving surrounded by family, someone created Friendsgiving. You still get to have the turkey and dress up the house but instead of celebrating with your family, you celebrate with your friends! If this is your year to host the brilliant new holiday, you’re probably already stressed out about what to...

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DIY Design Inspired Hanger

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on November 4, 2015

DIY Design Inspired Hanger

Have you ever thought about the look of the hangers? They don’t seem to be important home items, as they spent most of the time being hidden in the wardrobe, covered with clothes but it doesn’t have to stay this way. How about making one that is pretty and we could decorate our walls with?...

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13 DIY Thank You Cards to Get Ahead of the Gifting Game

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on November 3, 2015

13 DIY Thank You Cards to Get Ahead of the Gifting Game

Thank you notes have sadly become a thing of legend. With email becoming our prime mode of communication, it’s easy to default to typing a message instead of writing it out. But there’s just something special about receiving a handwritten note in the mail. So if you want to show your relatives just how much you...

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Stylish Seating Options For Modern Kitchen Islands

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on November 3, 2015

Stylish Seating Options For Modern Kitchen Islands

The island is an important element in most kitchens. However, in modern and contemporary kitchens, it occupies a special place, being the element that usually separates the kitchen area from the living space. Most often, the kitchen island also doubles as a bar, breakfast table and similar options which is why the seating also has...

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Fall Decor: How To Style A Tree Trunk At Home

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on November 2, 2015

Fall Decor: How To Style A Tree Trunk At Home

When you think of ‘Autumn/Winter season’, I’m sure that the image, involves fire and wood. Using natural elements has become incredibly popular in the past few years, so today, to follow this trend, I’ll be showing you how to style a tree stump at home. I have always loved seeing tree elements in the interiors, as...

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DIY Faux Acrylic Photo Frames

Posted in DIY Projects | by Brittney Smart, on October 30, 2015

DIY Faux Acrylic Photo Frames

Lucite (or generically known as acrylic) is a gorgeous, contemporary medium used for many items in home décor today – from coffee tables to cribs to utensils. The clear plastic-y material is visually lightweight, making its presence inherently understated but also chic. Lucite pieces can be expensive, however, so if you like the look but...

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20 Dreamy Libraries To Model Your Own After

Posted in Interiors | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on October 30, 2015

20 Dreamy Libraries To Model Your Own After

We’ve shared gorgeous libraries before but today we’re focusing on the most dreamy and romantic of the bunch. Having a library inside your home is quite a luxury, especially for avid readers. Whether you dedicate an entire room to your book collection or just a hallway, creating a library for the family’s enjoyment can be...

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10 Stunning Structures With Gorgeous Inner Courtyards

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 30, 2015

10 Stunning Structures With Gorgeous Inner Courtyards

Getting closer to nature has become a goal and a dream which is sometimes really hard to achieve. The location plays a crucial role but the most important element is always the architecture. A residence can enjoy a close connection to nature even if there’s no vegetation around it, even if the views are not...

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How To Turn Wallpaper Into A Design Lampshade

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on October 29, 2015

How To Turn Wallpaper Into A Design Lampshade

Hands up who wants to have a free (ok, almost free) design lamp at home? Yes, me too! Lamps are one of those items that can definitely break the bank and make you wonder why these paper lampshades are so expensive? As much as I love and appreciate the design aspects of it, I do...

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16 Baskets, Bottles and Other Beautiful Bathroom Storage

Posted in Bathroom | by Casey Watkins, on October 29, 2015

16 Baskets, Bottles and Other Beautiful Bathroom Storage

Bathrooms are one of the spaces in the house where storage is absolutely essential. Along with the towels and wash cloths, you’ve got Q-tips and cotton balls and soaps and lotions. And if you’re a girl, let’s not even think about all the hair products. With all those things that need a place to rest, it...

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A Closer Look at Six Enigmatic Colors in Home Decor

Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on October 28, 2015

A Closer Look at Six Enigmatic Colors in Home Decor

We probably all can immediately visualize a specific picture when we hear the word “red” or “blue.” Primary colors are easy to recall, and it’s likely that we’re picturing pretty much the same color. But some colors don’t have that benefit. Some colors are bit of a mystery – take aqua, for example. Is it...

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DIY Wool Candle Holder

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on October 28, 2015

DIY Wool Candle Holder

The season of candles, warm blankets and evenings in front of the fireplace is upon us, so any accessories making your home more cozy, are very much welcome. Seems like, the weather is always an important factor creating an urge to change things up around living space. That of course, doesn’t necessarily mean, buying new sets...

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The Defining Characteristics Of Modern Walk-in Showers

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on October 28, 2015

The Defining Characteristics Of Modern Walk-in Showers

What may seem as a very simple task at first can turn out to be a complex project so don’t judge a book by its cover or a walk-in shower by its simplicity. Modern showers tend to simplify everything and to aim for a really linear and fluent design. They often hide features such as...

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Modern Weekend Retreat Welcomed The Rugged Landscape In Its Design

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 28, 2015

Modern Weekend Retreat Welcomed The Rugged Landscape In Its Design

Quinta da Baronesa is a modern residential retreat designed by Studio Arthur Casas, a team of designers, architects and urbanists with projects all over the world. The house was designed as a weekend retreat for a young couple with two children and was built in 2010 in the outskirts of Sao Paulo in Brazil. The...

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DIY Key Holders With Minimal Designs And Lots Of Charm

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on October 27, 2015

DIY Key Holders With Minimal Designs And Lots Of Charm

Key holders, like many other things, don’t seem to be a must-have but, once you add one to your entryway, everything falls into place and you realize how useful this accessory really is. So why wait? Make your home’s décor complete right now with a DIY key holder. The designs and ideas you can use...

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17 Gorgeous Fireplaces You’ll Totally Swoon Over

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on October 27, 2015

17 Gorgeous Fireplaces You’ll Totally Swoon Over

Nothing completes a room’s décor and ambiance better than a fireplace. This is a feature that can be integrated in any style. Its design adapts to the surroundings, blending in perfectly. To illustrate this idea, we’ve made a selection of gorgeous fireplaces belonging to a variety of different styles and categories Fireplaces are especially enjoyable...

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Stylish, Sensible New Duravit Bathroom Furniture

Posted in Bathroom | by Vera Dordick, on October 26, 2015

Stylish, Sensible New Duravit Bathroom Furniture

In his latest collections for Duravit, a leading supplier of bathroom furniture and fixtures, Philippe Starck has created a range of pieces that focus on practicality, eschewing any trendiness and opting instead for longevity. Homedit visited the New York City showroom during Duravit Design Week to view ME by Philippe Starck, as well as his...

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DIY Stylish Door Stops

Posted in DIY Projects | by Agata Dimmich, on October 26, 2015

DIY Stylish Door Stops

Have you ever experienced a self-closing doors? Well, it happens folks whether we like it or not and if you are familiar with this phenomenon, you also know how annoying it can be. My studio door leads into the garden so it would be nice to keep it open during the warm days and evenings,...

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21 DIY Headboards to Fall in Bed For

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on October 26, 2015

21 DIY Headboards to Fall in Bed For

Are you reading this with a cup of coffee in hand? Maybe you’re wishing you went to bed earlier last night. A good night’s sleep is essential for a productive work day and most people say that the higher the thread count, the better the sleep. But if you’ve ever shopped for sheets, you also...

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Peaceful Artist’s Studios That Get Wrapped In Nature

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 23, 2015

Peaceful Artist’s Studios That Get Wrapped In Nature

Art is a mysterious thing which not everyone understands. Those that feel drawn to this field of activity have to find their inspiration, their muse and nature is a great and very vast source in this sense. A lot of studios are found in remote locations, surrounded by vegetation and beautiful views. Peace and quiet...

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20 Halloween Decor Ideas that are So Simple, it’s Scary

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on October 23, 2015

20 Halloween Decor Ideas that are So Simple, it’s Scary

While elaborate Halloween decorations can be fun, especially if you’re hosting a Halloween party, not all of us have the time and budget to turn our homes into a full fledged haunted house. That doesn’t mean that we should give up before we’ve started, though. Pumpkins on the porch are a good beginning so after...

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DIY Gilded Skull Vase

Posted in DIY Projects | by Erin Francois, on October 22, 2015

DIY Gilded Skull Vase

Throughout my late 20’s, I often shyed away from decorating my home for Halloween because the decorations I could find were–well–a bit tacky and geared more towards kids than adults. Over the past year though, I’ve been noticing skulls showing up in interior design as fun, non-holiday, cheeky accessories, and am really liking the trend....

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