Budgeting for a room makeover can be tricky. Should the budget be evenly distributed for all items needed in the room? Or should you pick certain items to save on? Or to splurge on? We deal with budgets everyday here at SwatchPop and there are 3 items we typically tend to splurge on when designing. Keep reading to find out what they are and why we splurge on them!
Can you define your style? It can be easy to name off colors you love and narrow down your favorite pieces of furniture, but can you give your style a name? Throughout a series of blog posts, we will be diving into various design styles to help you learn how to define your own personal style. Today we are talking coastal and contemporary styles!
We get asked a lot of decorating questions here at SwatchPop and how to style kitchen islands is a popular one! Since the kitchen is the heart of the home and the island is the focal point in the kitchen, the accessories you put on your island are going to be seen ALL.THE.TIME. which makes them pretty important. So, what accessories can you style it with? We are making it easy and sharing our top 10 styling items you can use on your kitchen island!
Furniture is a big part of decorating a home, but styling with accessories is always the cherry on top! Understanding and implementing the art of good styling is what will ultimately transform your home. We partnered with one of our favorite furniture and décor brands, Arhaus, to share 5 helpful styling tricks to take your home to the next level.
We’re so excited to reveal a kitchen remodel we’ve been working on for the last couple of months. Believe it not, this renovation all started with a kitchen sink!
Everyone wants to know what the hottest trends are going to be this year, and we have the insider secrets for 2020.
We want to help give your outdoor living spaces a makeover so we searched high + low for 12 of our favorite outdoor patio chairs that are 1) soft + comfortable 2) beautiful and 3) easy on the wallet. Happy Shopping!
Last month, we installed Delaney Hardware's Z-Wave Smartlock on our back door and it's been a complete game-changer! Going key-free has been so liberating, especially in my busy home with three kids coming and going!
Are you afraid of wallpaper? Don’t worry if you said no because we understand. Wallpaper can be a big commitment, but we have the perfect solution for you: TEMPORARY WALLPAPER! You may have heard of it before but we want to dive right in and give you all the details of this fascinating product. We are sharing 3 reasons why we have fallen in love with temporary wallpaper:
Our goal here at SwatchPop is to make everything around us beautiful and mealtime is no exception. We want to inspire you to take your everyday meals and dinner parties to another level. These 5 tips will help you achieve a tablescape that will be worthy of Pinterest!
The best part about decorating a home is that there isn't only one way to do it, there are a million different ways to decorate! We took one simple bathroom and decorated it 3 different ways to show you the power of decor. Now, get ready to be amazed at how different one bathroom can look by switching up the decor!
Design Paralysis (noun): When you spend 3.5+ hours searching Pinterest for decorating ideas and then do nothing different to your house afterwards. We see this ALL the time and we understand the struggle. Being exposed to so much design inspiration makes it hard to narrow down what you love and actually come up with a decorating plan. So, how do you fix this? First, you need to take a deeper look into each inspiration photo and ask yourself some questions.
Rugs are one of the most powerful ways to instantly update a room. Since rugs cover a large portion of a space, replacing a rug can change the overall look and feel to a room. Even though it is such a simple change, you will be amazed at how different a room can look with a new rug.
Spring is coming and our homes need to be ready to embrace all the freshness and color that this time of the year brings. How do you get your home ready? We have 3 useful and beautiful items your home needs for Spring to reflect all the freshness from outside!
Let me level with y'all. I'm not a techie and I'm not a gadget kind of gal. I realize that sounds crazy considering I run a technology company. But three weeks ago, my basement flooded and I just found a home security app that could have SAVED ME from the whole mess!
2019 is the year to create a well-organized home and we want to help you achieve just that. Check out our list of 10 items that look great, solve problems and keep your home organized.
One of the most overlooked upgrades in a home is lighting. Switching out your current builder-grade lighting with something more unique and efficient can drastically change the appearance of a room and add value to your home. Hold on tight as we explore the benefits of upgrading the current lighting situation in your home!
Did you know the average price of a kitchen remodel these days is over $21,000 (according to HomeAdvisor)? Some of you might think that is a crazy amount of money to spend on a kitchen. The rest of you might not think that is enough money. The good news is that not everyone has to agree on the same number. However, you do have to determine your own budget and decide what to SAVE money on and what items to SPLURGE on to attain that number. This is a hard task but we want to help you decide.
Summer is here which means more time is spent outside which also means patio makeovers! Updating patio furniture can be expensive but switching up your old pillows for new ones is a quick and inexpensive refresh for the summer. So, do you know the best places to shop online for outdoor pillows? Don’t worry if you don’t because we rounded up some of our favorites shops and why we love them. Here we go!
Farmhouse style dining tables are a hot item these days so we searched high and low to find 10 beautiful tables
Target recently released two new home decor brands,
Hearth & Hand
and they are both simply amazing. These brands have made decorating your home in the newest trends more affordable
and accessible. The problem is that...
"Light is the magical ingredient that makes or breaks a space" quoted by the famous interior designer Benjamin
Noriega-Ortiz. Lighting can come from a number of different sources in a room but the quickest and most accessible
An accent chair is one of the most versatile pieces of furniture and can be placed in almost every room in a house
for added function and style. Accent chairs are a great investment piece, but you can also find many inexpensive
Okay, SwatchPoppers. You might want to sit down for this. We just discovered something new that we LOVE.
Really and truly, LOVE.
First off, raise your hand if you have a home improvement project that's been sitting on the back burner...
When SwatchPop! co-founder, Jessica McRae, was ready to makeover her screened porch, she turned to SwatchPop!
"This porch has been an eyesore for years," says McRae. "It's a great space and the perfect place for our family of
five to relax and...
Are you ready to try another fun trend in your home? A recent study conducted by Pinterest predicted acrylic to be a major trend for the year. We love acrylic because it can be used in a number of different rooms and in so many different ways....
Want to spruce up your home without changing everything? SwatchPop! designer, Heather Hess, is sharing her top 3
home decor favorites to instantly update your home and add style. Try adding one of these pieces to
your home…or all 3!