Simple Decorating: 50 Ways to Inspire Your Home

Simple Decorating: 50 Ways to Inspire Your Home

by Melissa Michaels


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736963114
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/2017
Series: Inspired Ideas Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 306,580
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Melissa Michaels is the creator of The Inspired Room, voted the 2015 and 2014 Better Homes and Gardens Readers’ Favorite Decorating Blog. With creative, simple ideas for decorating and organizing the home, she inspires more than half a million women each month. Melissa is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Love the Home You Have, Make Room for What You Love, and The Inspired Room coffee table book. She and her husband live in Washington, where they planted a church in 2009.

Table of Contents

A Place You Can Call Home 8

Signature Style 9

1 Design Your Life First

2 Discover Your Style

3 DIY: Craft an Inspiration Board

4 Create a Style Wish List

5 Change Your Style on a Budget

6 Mix and Match to Get Your Look

7 Let Your Story and Home Evolve

Memorable Mood 21

8 Draw Inspiration from Favorite Places

9 Set the Mood for Your Senses

10 Discover 8 Ways to a Happy Home

11 Take Your Cues from the Seasons

12 Inspire the Atmosphere You Want

13 Lighten Up

14 Listen to Your Home

Beautiful Backdrops 37

15 Create Visual Flow Room to Room

16 Set the Scene with Paint

17 Define Space and Style with Rugs

18 Maximize Your Windows

19 Select Curtains for Effect

20 Embellish with Architectural Details

21 DIY: Design a Personalized Map Wall

Simplified Spaces 51

22 Designate a Purpose for a Room

23 Inspire Your Rooms, Inspire Your Life

24 Think in Threes

25 Unite a Room with Repetition

26 Invent Mini Destinations

27 Rearrange for a Whole New Look

28 Shake It Up with Unexpected Furniture

29 Everything Needs a Home

Creative Concealments 67

30 Direct the Eye with Focal Points

31 Hide Distractions with Everyday Concealers

32 Select Decor-Friendly Storage Solutions

33 Design "Cozy" into Large Rooms

34 Streamline Small Spaces

35 Embellish Your Furniture

Touchable Textures 81

36 Introduce Texture with Intention

37 Transform a Space with Pillows and Throws

38 Balance with Contrast

39 Play with Patterns

40 Lean Objects for Ease and Beauty

41 Layer Your Linens

42 Warm Up with Wood

Artful Accessories 95

43 Make a Statement

44 Beautify Real Life

45 Collect 7 Simple Decor Accessories

46 Go on a Treasure Hunt

47 DIY: Create Sentimental Art

48 Display with Dimension

49 Decorate with Natural Elements

50 Fill Your Home with Gratitude

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