Category Archives: Home Decor

These blog posts will guide you on how to decorate a new home and decorating tips.

So many options. Sometimes I wish I didn’t care as much about interior decorating. My perfectionism tends to kill creativity. I am by no means an expert interior designer. I won’t even say I’m very good at it. But by writing my experiences with DIY home decor I hope to spark some ideas for you. And, of course, share what not to do as many of my posts are born from mistakes.

Since we are tight on money, in this section you’ll find home decor ideas on a budget. If you have a project you would like to share with my readers, please email me at diyfolks [@]


2017 Painting & Color Trends

color and paint trends for 2017

What are the color trends for the home in 2017? Trends come and go, and you shouldn’t feel pressure to repaint the interior or exterior of your home each year to match the current palette trends. However, knowing the trends of the year will help you when you really like a particular color because that color will suddenly be very ... Read More »

How to Design your Living Room with Affordable Expense

decorating your living room on a budget

If you are thinking of upgrading, renovating your old living room, or designing your new living room interior, then think of having a plan. Unlike any entrepreneur wanting to start a business or any architecture wanting to construct a building the first thing to consider taking into your mind is to have a plan. Similarly wanting to renovate your old ... Read More »

4 Tips to Add Space to a Cramped Bathroom

photo of a modern bathroom decoration detail

If your bathroom competes in size with an airplane closet, you may wonder how it’s possible to add space to a cramped bathroom. The truth is, adding square footage isn’t always an option, but small bathrooms can live large when designed with creativity in mind. Here are four tips to improve an overcrowded bathroom. 1. Go Vertical When you have ... Read More »

The Importance of Interior Design

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Good interior design helps to create a living space that is both functional and aesthetically appealing using some of the latest design techniques. Hence, you cannot downplay its importance when planning the construction of a commercial or residential building. Many who have neglected interior design eventually regretted it after they started using their building and they had to engage in ... Read More »

Top 10 Christmas Table Decorations Ideas

easy holiday table decor

As Christmas is arriving with a magnificent speed, it’s time to get ready for the welcome of your loved ones, who have planned to spend some quality time with you during this festive season. So don’t wait for decking your house at the last minute, instead start thinking about creative decorative ideas, which can fill your loved ones with great ... Read More »

5 Fall Décor Ideas to Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer pumpkin decorating ideas

Breast Cancer Awareness Month means so much to so many different people. Whether you’ve gone through it yourself or know someone who has, the number of people affected, in some way, by breast cancer is astounding. The Center for Disease Control estimates that over 226,000 people were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. It is, according to the CDC, the ... Read More »

Creative Design Ideas for Your Bay Window Space


Bay and bow windows: they’re my homeowner’s dream, but they can be a novice decorator’s nightmare. They look gorgeous from the outside — and they let sunlight flood into your home —however, they often create a corner of space that’s a bit difficult to fill without some creative inspiration. It turns out that there are ample ways to spruce up the ... Read More »

How to Design an Outdoor Kitchen

outdoor kitchen space

All homeowners want to make the most out of their space. In that spirit, many are looking to their outdoor spaces, hoping to make them more functional for entertainment and relaxation. An outdoor kitchen is a perfect solution, and it can be an ideal place for hosting parties or spending quality time with the family. After all, kitchens are the ... Read More »

Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Beautiful Open Shelving

open kitchen shelving finished project

Do you hate the way your kitchen looks? Do you feel it needs a makeover? Most people don’t realize that the cabinetry – the cornerstone of any kitchen – can be replaced or repurposed pretty easily. It does require some time, effort and patience, of course, but it’s a project that you can certainly do yourself. If you would like ... Read More »

5 Common Decorating Mistakes and Tips to Avoid Them

decorating mistakes

By combining our personal taste, individual style and unlimited resources, we can get an attractive decorating appearance for about any space. But there are some common done things that we should not do. For avoiding these mistakes at first we have to know well about the trend of these mistakes. We can put together the top things and make a ... Read More »

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