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30 Back-to-School Homework Spaces and Study Room Ideas You’ll Love

30 Back-to-School Homework Spaces and Study Room Ideas You’ll Love

If you’re having trouble getting your kids to do homework, check out these cool study room ideas. Maybe all you need to kick-start your kid’s study habits is a change of scenery! A back-to-school homework space that’s quiet for foc.. Read More →

Creating the Ultimate Guest Room: How to Make Guests Feel Right at Home

Creating the Ultimate Guest Room: How to Make Guests Feel Right at Home

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. The ultimate guest room helps your guests feel incredibly welcome. Image: LKW Design Associates Figuring out how t.. Read More →

Fresh Picks: Best Modern Wall Clocks

Fresh Picks: Best Modern Wall Clocks

Image: Scandinavian Designs Time is all around us and accessible in the most unexpected of places. Most of us check our smartphones when we need to know what time it is, and that’s only if our smartphone calendars don’t remind us wher.. Read More →

Do’s and Don’ts of Finishing a Basement and Creating the Perfect Bonus Space

Do’s and Don’ts of Finishing a Basement and Creating the Perfect Bonus Space

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Finishing a basement is one of the coolest home improvement projects you can undertake. Image: Hart & Lock D.. Read More →

How to Use Ultra Violet, the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year, in Your Interiors

How to Use Ultra Violet, the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year, in Your Interiors

A new year means a new Pantone Color of the Year. Image: Nexus Designs Every year, Pantone shakes up the design world with its choice for the color of the year. 2018 is no exception. This year, the winner is a striking shade called Ultra Violet and.. Read More →

30 Modern Living Room Design Ideas to Upgrade Your Quality of Lifestyle

30 Modern Living Room Design Ideas to Upgrade Your Quality of Lifestyle

Your living room is where the social part of the home life takes place, a space designed to be used as you decide: entertaining, spending time with family, skateboarding, watching TV, or waiting for Santa Claus while enjoying the jolly fireplace en.. Read More →

Why Our Brains Love Luxurious Interiors

Why Our Brains Love Luxurious Interiors

Have you ever wondered why we love luxury interiors so much? Image Via: Marilee Bentz Designs, Inc. Luxury. The word even feels nice rolling off your tongue. There’s something so clean and crisp about it. Perhaps it’s the way that the simplest .. Read More →

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting In The Home Buying Process

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting In The Home Buying Process

Who wouldn’t want to come home to this?  Image Via: Markay Johnson Construction There’s nothing quite like the feeling of putting your keys in the door at the end of the long day and knowing that the property belongs to you. Homeownership .. Read More →

The Best Renters Insurance for 2019

Having the best renters insurance is a crucial protective hedge for preserving all of the things you love about your home. Choosing the right insurance on your own can be overwhelming. Fortunately, we’ve crafted the definitive one-stop guide to fin.. Read More →

What Does Your Home Say About You?

What Does Your Home Say About You?

What does this room tell you about the owner? Your walls can talk without saying a word. Image Source: Susan Hoffman Are you adventurous? Well-travelled? Creative? These are personality traits that, in a sense, can be written on your walls. So, wha.. Read More →

Why You Need to Incorporate Negative Space in Your Design

Why You Need to Incorporate Negative Space in Your Design

Every design needs negative space. Let us show you why. Image: Bjurfors Göteborg If you’re a regular reader of Freshome, you’ve heard about the virtues of negative space. This seemingly-small move can make a huge difference in your in.. Read More →

How Architects Design For An Aging Population

How Architects Design For An Aging Population

The aging population prefers smaller homes with little to no-step entries. Image Source: Leland Grp The growth in the number of adults  65 years and older will double over the next 25 years. This statistic creates a demographic that is unprecedent.. Read More →

Why Mix And Matching Is Important In Your Interiors

Why Mix And Matching Is Important In Your Interiors

Don’t be afraid to let your favorite looks mix Image Via: David Howell Design All lot of the time, people are hesitant to mix and match, especially when they are new to the world of interior design. They worry that in doing so, they will take.. Read More →

16 Entry Decorating Ideas to Make You Want to Come and Go More Often

16 Entry Decorating Ideas to Make You Want to Come and Go More Often

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Do you have a designated spot by the front door to catch your keys, bag, shoes and more? If you don’t, you n.. Read More →

The Latest Technologies For a Smart Bathroom

The Latest Technologies For a Smart Bathroom

Technology tops the list when it comes to homebuying, and do you know who the new homebuyers are? Millennials. Also known as Generation Y, these tech-savvy creatures seem to have been born with smartphones in their hands. A real estate study revea.. Read More →

Beat The Winter Blues With These 8 Winter Lighting Ideas For A Brighter Home

Beat The Winter Blues With These 8 Winter Lighting Ideas For A Brighter Home

The winter blues are real! They’re actually called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and, according to the Mayo Clinic, “Symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody.”.. Read More →

How To Incorporate Marble Into Your Interior Design

How To Incorporate Marble Into Your Interior Design

A marble island will give the room a sleek look. Image Via: Abruzzo Kitchen & Bath In the past few decades, marble has fallen by the wayside in interior design. Odds are that when you picture marble as a design element, you have visions of larg.. Read More →

5 Keys to Pulling Off a Minimalist Look That’s Undeniably Functional

5 Keys to Pulling Off a Minimalist Look That’s Undeniably Functional

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Minimalist interiors aren’t just for people who are never home. Just about anyone can achieve this look. I.. Read More →

10 Things Nobody Tells You about Buying an Older Home

10 Things Nobody Tells You about Buying an Older Home

Century-old home with blue paint and gingerbread styling. Image Source:Degnan Design Buying a ‘fixer-upper’ for a house seems like a romantic proposition. Anyone who appreciates a good antique can understand the nostalgic appeal of an ancient .. Read More →

Why Japanese Interior Design is Popular

Why Japanese Interior Design is Popular

One look at this amazing Japanese-inspired bedroom can tell you why we should all mimic Japanese interior design. Image Source: Imi Design Studio Japanese interior design is being mimicked world-wide, for good reason. Japanese tradition is steeped .. Read More →

Interior Designers Share Their Favorite Tips For A Successful Kitchen Remodel

Interior Designers Share Their Favorite Tips For A Successful Kitchen Remodel

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Use remodeling tips from interior designers to transform your kitchen. Image: Pickell Architecture Shop a similar .. Read More →

Here’s Why You’ll Want a Living Green Roof on Your Home

Here’s Why You’ll Want a Living Green Roof on Your Home

A green roof, also known as a grass roof or living roof, is a growing trend. Architects and designers have cleverly figured out how to put down roots in the most expected of places — over your head! Most rooftops are an eyesore or simply boring. A.. Read More →

What Do Minimalists Do With All Their Stuff?

What Do Minimalists Do With All Their Stuff?

Minimalist homes are uncluttered, clean and modern. Maybe they don’t need a lot of clutter when they have high-quality furnishings and amazing architecture? Image Source: Jose Garcia Design If you’ve ever started a spring cleaning project, .. Read More →

The 10 Things Every Millennial Needs To Know Before Buying A First Home

The 10 Things Every Millennial Needs To Know Before Buying A First Home

Millenials are getting ready to buy their dream homes. Image Via: Wettling Architects Right now, millennials might have a reputation of crazy twenty-somethings not quite ready to settle down. But, a recent report by the Joint Center for Housing Stu.. Read More →