Kitchens are often considered the heart of the home, which is why we take extra special care in creating a space that's both functional and inviting. Opening up a wall, adding an island, intuitive design and distinctive details are just a few of the tools we use to make a tired space fresh, enjoyable and unique.
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!
We asked our readers to tell us what dilemmas they face concerning their dining rooms. Read on as we dive into 3 different questions concerning how to decorate awkward walls, furniture selection with young kids and giving a fresh spin on antique pieces!
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 favorite canopy beds and styled it 3 different ways. Get ready to be amazed at how different one single piece of furniture can look by switching up a few accessories!
Do you have a blank wall that isn't getting the attention it deserves? We aren't talking about huge walls either.....today we are specifically talking about SMALL walls that can't fit large bookshelves, gallery walls, sideboards, dressers or sofas. We curated 5 different ideas to decorate a small wall that are unique, layered and will give you a designer look. So before you decide to fill your blank wall with yet another boring picture frame, consider one of these awesome ideas that are sure to turn your wall into a showstopper!
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.
Eliminating clutter in a home is such an ongoing battle. The mail get dropped off. Kids come home with a million papers from school. Purses, hats, jackets and shoes come off and on multiple times a day. And then the counters…..they are the ultimate hot spot for clutter! How do you stop the madness? We want to help you avoid the craziness of clutter, so we are sharing our tried and true methods that help stop the everyday clutter.
Okay, y'all. This is truly a makeover you have to see to believe! We were so honored when our friends at Invitation Homes asked us to help execute a living room makeover for one of their leased homes in Southern California last month.
Decorating can be tricky but with the right knowledge, beautiful rooms can be created. We narrowed down 5 of the most common decorating mistakes in a previous blog post and it was so popular that we wanted to share more. Check out 5 more common decorating mistakes and how to solve them!
The TV is the focal point in a family or living room, regardless if you want it to be or not. Once the TV is turned on, everyone in the room is looking in that direction so that wall needs to be amazing. Get ready to be blown away because we gathered a ton of TV wall inspiration, useful shopping links and design tips to help you create an epic TV wall in your home!
Budgets come in all sizes but they all share one common goal: to get the most for their money. So whether your budget is incredibly high, really low or somewhere in the middle, we want to share one of our best secrets to get the most for your money…… MIXING high-end pieces with budget-friendly items. Read on as we share why it works and our secrets to mixing like a pro!
Have you ever been in the middle of a decorating project and suddenly felt “stuck”? Like you didn’t know what move to make next? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Everyone goes through it, but the trick is to learn how to get out of it. Check out our top 4 ways to overcome decorating paralysis to get you back out decorating!
Online interior design, otherwise known as E-Design, is the ultimate decorating experience that is fast, affordable and fun. The process starts off by 1) choosing your decorating needs, 2) being paired with a designer that shares your style and finally 3) receiving a custom design plan and shopping list. This entire process is exciting because it takes traditional interior design and transforms it into a service that is 100% online. We want you to have the best E-Design experience out there, so we have come up with 4 steps to get the most out of your SwatchPop design projects.
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!
Here at SwatchPop, we specialize in filling blank walls so this blog post is our cup of tea. We see a lot of decorating mistakes in our business and hanging wall decor comes with its own set of mistakes. So we are breaking down the 3 most common mistakes we see when hanging wall decor and telling you how to fix them. Are you ready?
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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?
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 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.
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!
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.
Yuni shows us how she easily updated her outdated dresser in just a few hours!
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!
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.
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
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.
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!
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WHY MIX BEDROOM FURNITURE?
Many stores sell matching bedroom room sets...
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...
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
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.
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!
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Why mix dining room furniture?
Many stores sell matching dining room...
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
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...