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The Ultimate Guide to Decorating with Color

The Ultimate Guide to Decorating with Color

Did you know that the color scheme of a room often influences your thoughts, affects your mood and reflects your personality? Decorating with color is incredibly important so we are challenging you to look at the colors in your own home to see how they affect your life and then look for ways to add more color. To help you to tackle this challenge, we created this ultimate guide to decorating with color!

How To Start Decorating a Room

How To Start Decorating a Room

So, you want to makeover your ____________ (fill in the blank with the room you want to decorate). Where do you start? What is your first step? When do you go shopping? What do you buy first? How do you stay within your budget? Do you need a designer? There are so many questions about the decorating process and we want to help answer them. Grab a pencil and paper and get ready to start decorating with a plan!

Why You Should Never Underestimate the Power of a Rug

Why You Should Never Underestimate the Power of a Rug

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.

Take the Boring Out of Your Hallways in 3 Easy Steps

Take the Boring Out of Your Hallways in 3 Easy Steps

We talk a lot about decorating living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms and kitchens but there is one space that often gets left out……HALLWAYS! Yes, they might seem boring and insignificant compared to larger rooms in a home but they can make a huge impact in a home when given just a little love and attention. We have 3 easy steps to help you take the boring out of your hallways and make it POP!

How To Love Your Home When It Isn’t Perfect

How To Love Your Home When It Isn’t Perfect

Do you love your home? I mean, really truly love the space you live in? Many people answer no because their homes are still a work in progress. Our goal is to help you love your home even when it isn’t perfect, so we are going to teach you how to achieve just that!

1 Sofa 3 Ways

1 Sofa 3 Ways

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! One of the best pieces of advice we give is to invest in big pieces of furniture that are good quality and neutral in color because these will be able to accommodate your home no matter how much your style changes. To show you this in action, we took a neutral sofa from Crate & Barrel and styled it 3 different ways in 3 totally different styles. Now, get ready to be amazed at how different one single piece of furniture can look by switching up a few accessories!

Reader Q&A: Kitchens

Reader Q&A: Kitchens

We asked our readers to tell us what dilemmas they face concerning their kitchens. Read on as we dive into 3 different questions concerning countertop styling, seating and upgrading builder-grade!

5 Ways to Transform Your Home This Year

5 Ways to Transform Your Home This Year

If you have been dreaming of giving your home a makeover, this is the year to finally make it happen. We are sharing 5 ways to transform your home and achieve that new look you have always wanted. Make this the year to stop dreaming and start doing when it comes to your home. Cheers to 2019!

10 Items to Help Organize Your Home in 2019

10 Items to Help Organize Your Home in 2019

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.

1 Console 3 Ways

1 Console 3 Ways

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 of our most popular and affordable console tables we recommend to clients and styled it 3 different ways. The best part about these options is that we took all of the most requested colors and styles from our SwatchPop clients and used them as inspiration. Now, get ready to be amazed at how different one single piece of furniture can look by switching up a few accessories!

Why You Need to Upgrade Your Builder-Grade Lighting

Why You Need to Upgrade Your Builder-Grade Lighting

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!

SwatchPop! Beach House: Kitchen Remodel

SwatchPop! Beach House: Kitchen Remodel

If you're a regular follower, you've probably heard about SwatchPop co-founder, Kristen's FL rental property that FLOODED earlier this year when a pipe burst in the wall. With a house full of renovations to tackle, the kitchen remodel was the biggest task of them all.

How to Fix 5 Decorating Mistakes

How to Fix 5 Decorating Mistakes

Decorating can be tricky but with the right knowledge, beautiful rooms can be created. We narrowed down 5 of the most common decorating mistakes we see and how to solve them.

6 Ways to Decorate a Corner

6 Ways to Decorate a Corner

Decorating corners can be tricky. They don’t need anything too big. They also shouldn’t have anything that is too small. They aren’t the focal point of a room either but they still need to be eye-catching yet not overpowering. See? Corners can be tricky, but don’t worry because we have 6 great options to consider when decorating a corner. Here we go!

SwatchPop! Beach House Renovation: Choosing the Best Neutral Paints with Behr

SwatchPop! Beach House Renovation: Choosing the Best Neutral Paints with Behr

As we all know, renovations can be a nightmare. We partnered with Behr Paint on the SwatchPop! beach house project to make the painting process as easy as possible. Their neutral color choices are amazing, y'all. We went with Behr Premium Plus ULTRA Toasty Gray and Campfire Ash on the interior walls and Sleek White for the trim. On the exterior we chose Chain Reaction and Lunar Surface paired with Ivory Palace trim. Read on to see why we made our selections and see these beautiful colors come to life!

1 Cabinet 3 Ways

1 Cabinet 3 Ways

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 cabinet and styled it 3 different ways to share just a few different directions one simple piece of furniture can go. For this series, we chose THIS beautiful rustic buffet.

The Ultimate Garage Makeover with The Container Store

The Ultimate Garage Makeover with The Container Store

I'm sure you've heard it said that good design and organization go hand in hand. Obviously, a space looks it's best when it's clean and uncluttered allowing you to really focus on the aesthetics. So much easier said than done though, right?

5 Tips for Major Dorm Room Style

5 Tips for Major Dorm Room Style

Are you, or your child headed off to college this year? We want to help take your dorm room to the next level with 5 impactful decorating tips. Read on to learn how to make your dorm room POP!

Ceiling Fans: New + Improved with Lumens

Ceiling Fans: New + Improved with Lumens

Ceiling fans have come a long way since the traditional, eye-sores that occupied the majority of homes in the last 20 years. Today, ceiling fans are sleeker and smarter and available in almost every style imaginable. So, the answer is NO, ceiling fans will not make your home look dated and can, surprisingly, ADD style.

Reader Q&A: Living Rooms

Reader Q&A: Living Rooms

We asked our readers to tell us what dilemmas they face concerning their living rooms. Read on as we dive into 3 different questions concerning colors, pillows and furniture arrangements!

How to Instantly Add Character to Your Kitchen (with ILVE)

How to Instantly Add Character to Your Kitchen (with ILVE)

Kitchens are the heart of the home. A place where everyone gathers to make memories. This is why kitchens need to be designed with character and personality to reflect all the people and memories that happen inside. We are excited to share the most amazing way to instantly add character to your kitchen: ILVE appliances.

DIY Chalk Paint Dresser

DIY Chalk Paint Dresser

Yuni shows us how she easily updated her outdated dresser in just a few hours!

2 Ways to Style a Nightstand

2 Ways to Style a Nightstand

We are strong believers that styling is a powerful tool. Styling can be compared to the magic of a Fairy Godmother. Adding finishing touches to a simple room can immediately transform it with life, color and personality. Take a look at this bedroom before and after styling!

The Stress-Free Way to DIY

The Stress-Free Way to DIY

Raise your hand if you love a good accent wall! You guys...we just discovered the most amazing DIY paint kit that makes it incredibly easy to create an accent wall in your home.

How To Mix Masculine and Feminine Styles

How To Mix Masculine and Feminine Styles

We all want our own design style to shine in the home, but let us tell you a little secret……so does your spouse! A common struggle we see is trying to mix masculine and feminine furniture and decor under the same roof. We are excited ...

How To Display Kids' Art

How To Display Kids' Art

As a parent, one of the biggest dilemmas is what to do with your kid's artwork. To keep or not to keep? That is the question. But before you store or throw away that artwork, displaying your favorites is a great option to consider. Displaying...

How to Mix and Match Bedroom Furniture

How to Mix and Match Bedroom Furniture

Skip the matching furniture sets and create a custom space that has a designer touch. Learn how to mix bedroom furniture like a pro today! Source: Studio McGee WHY MIX BEDROOM FURNITURE? Many stores sell matching bedroom room sets...

The Secret Formula for Styling a Console Table

The Secret Formula for Styling a Console Table

Styling a console table isn't easy, but there are a few secrets to getting the designer look. 1. Center your wall decor over the table for a focal point. 2. Add height to...

How to Display Family Photos

How to Display Family Photos

One of the best and easiest ways to personalize a home is by displaying family photos. However, displaying them in the wrong way can distract from the overall design of a room. Read on to see how we addressed 3 common decorating dilemmas and...

How to Decorate Above the Bed

How to Decorate Above the Bed

You know that space above your bed that keeps begging to be decorated but you just can’t decide on what to do with it? Don’t worry, we are here to help! Read on to learn how to decorate that space above your bed in 8 different ways. 1. Large...

How to Mix and Match Dining Room Furniture

How to Mix and Match Dining Room Furniture

Skip the matching furniture sets and create a custom space that has a designer touch. Learn how to mix dining room furniture like a pro today! Source: H2 Design + Build Why mix dining room furniture? Many stores sell matching dining room...

How to Mix and Match Pillows Like a Pro

How to Mix and Match Pillows Like a Pro

Throw pillows are a simple way to add color, interest and texture to a space. Changing out your throw pillows is also an easy and affordable way to update a room. But finding the right combination of throw pillows can feel like a daunting...

How to Decorate Around a TV

How to Decorate Around a TV

One very frequent question we get at SwatchPop!…”How do I decorate around my TV?” While we don’t want the TV to serve as the focal point of the room, it’s kind of hard to ignore it. For the sake of function, most of us arrange our furniture...

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