Music room ideas: 10 beautiful schemes that inspire

Gertrude Aziz

Whether you’re a musical maestro or a complete novice with a penchant for creating recordings, a music room will provide the perfect place to practice, play and entertain friends and family. Create a personalized setup that limits distraction, encourages creativity, and offers everything you need to practice, teach, listen, and […]

West Palm Beach Interior Design & Decor Update

Gertrude Aziz

National furniture and home décor retailer Ballard Designs announces its new conceptual design studio store opens Tuesday, September 13th on the Dixie Highway, in the region’s iconic “Design District.” WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — “How to Decorate” retailer and style-maker, Ballard Designs, chose West Palm Beach […]

designs for style, function and added curb appeal

Gertrude Aziz

null The most beautiful front door ideas will make a good first impression all year round. Along with ticking off important functional features, like safety, security and good structural design, when it comes to bringing that all important curb appeal, style is a must also. Whether you’re trying to copy […]

9 Elegant Dried Flowers Decoration Ideas

Gertrude Aziz

There’s no denying that fresh floral bouquets can bring a room to life. However, fresh cut flower has a limited lifespan. And pot plants are challenges for someone who don’t have green thumb. Hence, the dried flowers as the low-maintenance option is a lovely way to bring the beauty of […]

25 Home Decor Ideas To Bring Back The ’50s

Gertrude Aziz

Followtheflow/Shutterstock Known for crisp, clean lines and staid respectable interiors, 1950s era design is often considered the height of mid-century modern. Homeowners in the ’50s sought to fill their spaces with sleek appliances, décor, and furniture amid newfound prosperity and available materials following the end of WWII. The rise of […]

12 Home Decor Ideas to Usher in a Festive Fall

Gertrude Aziz

Getty Images Crisp air, fiery leaves, and the scent of pumpkin spice—fall is a spectacular season all around. While corn mazes, apple picking, haunted hayrides, and most of fall’s other quintessential activities take place outdoors, it’s easy to bring the autumnal fun inside with seasonal decor. If you’re ready to […]

How to Make a Haunted House

Gertrude Aziz

There is so much to love about Halloween, from watching scary movies (Ree Drummond certainly has her own list of scariest horror movies), to pumpkin carving, dressing up in a costume, and hosting the perfect Halloween party. But maybe this year you want to celebrate the spooky season by going […]

6 DIY design ideas from Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s opulent London home

Gertrude Aziz

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s London home, located in the plush neighbourhood of Notting Hill, is a design enthusiast’s paradise. The spacious apartment, which she shares with her husband Anand Ahuja, harbours an old-world charm with vintage furniture, velvet couches, Persian rugs, nature-inspired wallpaper, and opulent chandeliers. Each corner of the house […]

Zen bedroom ideas: 10 blissful schemes for rest

Gertrude Aziz

Zen bedroom ideas are steadily growing in popularity. In a post-pandemic world we are becoming increasingly aware of how our environment impacts wellbeing and the importance of designing restful spaces to help calm the mind. The concept of zen can be difficult to understand but in essence the term takes […]

Real Talk: Feel at home in your home

Gertrude Aziz

By Mary Ellen Rotondo, MBA As a realtor, I’m often asked about the latest trends in home design and clients always want advice for keeping their homes au courant. Design trends are fueled by lifestyle changes and customer needs. High-traffic, frequently used areas in today’s houses are changing, as many […]

5 home design books hitting shelves this fall

Gertrude Aziz

Fall architecture and design books are sure to inspire your next home project or party — or, at the very least, send your imagination into dreamland. Here are five great titles coming out this fall. “150 Best All New House Ideas” (pictured above) By Francesc Zamora Mola  Francesc Zamora Mola’s […]