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Make Most Out of Your Small Apartment


If you're living in a city apartment, chances are that you don't have the most spacious floor plan. But just because you don't have all the room in the world doesn't mean that you have to sacrifice style for functionality. By following these tried and true interior design tips you can transform your small apartment into a comfortable yet chic living space. 

Animal Prints Like You've Never Seen Them Before

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Sure, we all know that some cheetah print pillows or a zebra rug will add instant spice to any room. But, there are so many other fun and surprising ways to use animal prints in your home's interior design plan.

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It's Only Natural: Outdoor Elements in Your Interior Design

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There are few things that rival breathing fresh air and soaking up the sunshine. Many of us don't get to spend as much time as we would like outdoors, but we can bring nautre closer to home by integrating it into your interior design. You can make your indoor living space feel more like the great outdoors with some quick design tips. 

Ombre Inspiration: Simple Ways To Update Interior Design

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Ombre, a color gradation from light to dark, can be found everywhere from fashion magazines to upscale hair salons, and now we are seeing a resurgance of the popular trend in interior design. You can infuse color gradation into your home seamlessly while maintaining your color scheme and design style. 

Heavy Metals: Simple Metallic Decorating Touches

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Metallic accents aren't exclusively for the brave interior designer. They are neutral touches that can be woven into any design scheme- from contemporary to traditional, metallics are an excellent and easy way to add texture and contrast to your home. Here are some simple ways to incorporate metallics into any room. 

4 Design Tips To Spice Up Outdoor Entertaining

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We've been talking about enjoying your outdoor space and making it into an oasis of relaxation. Here are some decor and hosting tips to make your backyard or patio area prime real estate for summer entertaining. Whether you're hosting your in-laws or your best friends, these 4 ideas will be sure to add flare for any summer event. 

Create the Perfect Backyard Retreat for Summer

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Here at Decor & You we've been talking about how to revamp your home so you're ready to welcome the hot summer months with style. Outdoor patios are perfect for entertaining and relaxing - is yours ready for your summer guests? Here are some design tips to transform your outdoor patio into the ultimate summer destination and a place of relaxation. 

4 Window Treatment Trends To Try This Summer

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We recently discussed some quick summer touches for your home - and now with summer upon us, it's time to shed those harsh and heavy window treatments appropriate for a chilly winter and replace them with something light and bright. As the days grow longer, taking advantage of the natural sunlight becomes ideal and cost effective. Allow the sunlight to naturally illuminate and open up a room.  Using these following trends won't weigh down your wallet and will brighten up any room, making it appear larger and more welcoming.

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