Carpets vs. Area Rugs – Which is Better?

It’s not really a question of one being better than the other, but more about which is more appropriate for the room and your needs. There are multiple factors that come into play – including the shape of the room, versatility, design elements, allergy concerns, and noise buffering requirements. So what should you consider when making that decision? Here’s a helpful guide to determine what works best – carpets vs. area rugs – and which is ‘better’ for your purposes. [Read more…]

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Tips for Maximizing Square Footage

Whether you are a downsizing to a smaller place, a tiny home convert, or just limited by spatial constraints – that doesn’t mean you can’t be creative and live larger in your existing space. There are various ways you can find, add, or free up space in your home. Here are a few tips for maximizing square footage: [Read more…]

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Common Interior Design Mistakes to Avoid

There are many elements to interior design, some of which we naturally think about and others that we tend to forget. Sometimes you can be too close to a project to notice what is obvious to others. If you are a DIY decorator, here are some common interior design mistakes to avoid. [Read more…]

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Trending Color for 2018

Every year, a new “Color of the Year” hits the scene. The Pantone Color Institute-which is geared to help companies make informed decisions about color for their products-determines each year’s trending color, based on numerous cultural and societal impacts. Pantone’s color trend and forecast publications provide color insight with varying viewpoints and industry focuses to meet today’s color decision-makers. [Read more…]

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Design Tricks to Make Small Rooms Feel Larger

Burlington MA Interior Designers

Just because you have a small room doesn’t mean that it needs to feel small. There are several tips and tricks that you can use to create the illusion of space. Here are a few ideas to consider. [Read more…]

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Buying Used vs. New Home Furnishings

Burlington Massachusetts Home Furnishings

At a time when reusing and recycling is becoming more than a hipster trend, we thought it would be helpful to look at the pros and cons of buying used vs. new home furnishings. Nowadays, you can find everything from kitchen cabinets to furniture and home decor. Consignment shops and online listings can be a fun and interesting place to search for unique pieces that are still in great and usable shape. Before you buy, consider the following. [Read more…]

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Massachusetts Custom Furniture – How to Get Exactly What You Want

Selecting the right custom furniture for your home can be a tedious task. You can easily spend hours upon hours visiting different showrooms to view designs and textiles. What you may end up realizing is that the options are fairly similar and limited. There may be nothing that truly meets your unique needs. Customer furniture is the best way to get exactly what you want.

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Energy Saving Home Decor Ideas

Burlington Massachusetts Energy Saving Home Decor

Your home decor can do much more than make your space look beautiful. It can also help conserve energy. Here are some energy saving home decor ideas to consider if you live in Massachusetts. With frigid temperatures this winter, it’s never too late to reconsider your home decor choices, with energy savings in mind. [Read more…]

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Wallpaper Trends for Massachusetts Home Decorating

Should you consider wallpaper for home decor? Is it a dated option or still a valid home decor solution? It may seem that wallpaper is no longer used these days, but that’s not necessarily true. You just may not know that what you’re seeing is wallpaper! Although the typical homeowner may opt to simply paint nowadays, sophisticated homeowners with a desire to create a trendy or unique space still turn to wallpaper. Here are a few wallpaper trends for Massachusetts home decorating that we love. [Read more…]

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5 Holiday Home Decorating Tips

Holiday Home Decorating TipsIt’s the holiday season,…which means lots of food, family gatherings, and festive holiday decorations. There are so many different ways that you can decorate your home. If you’re looking for some new ideas this season, here are 5 holiday home decorating tips from Lynne Greene Interiors. [Read more…]

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