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Top 7 Country Farmhouse Decorating Ideas
HGTV’s mega-hit “Fixer Upper” launched a modern farmhouse décor renaissance. It’s hard to escape subway tile, shiplap and galvanized metal filling store shelves, magazines and television screens.
Why are we so obsessed? Maybe it’s what farmhouse style represents: cozy, comfort and nostalgia wrapped in a warm blanket of down-home hospitality. Perhaps we’re just tired of texting and want to sit around and talk face-to-face. Farmhouse decorating embodies our need for each […]
Open floor plans and small spaces can make it difficult to delineate the living room and dining room. With no walls in between, the two rooms can merge together and pose a unique decorating dilemma. But here’s the good news—an open floor plan has more potential than challenges. The key is to maintain a consistent style and use furniture and accent pieces to define areas.
Here’s some quick How-to’s to turn a living/dining room combo into […]
Hopping down the bunny trail!
We declare this the year of the rabbit. These underrated critters are so much more than cuddly good looks. There’s a lot to learn from bunnies (just keep reading). Get ready to meet the most adorable 4-footed family around. We’re jumping with joy over these Easter décor arrivals–exclusive to Country Door. But beware, buying one Cottontail can lead to more. They seem to breed like, well, rabbits.
Each Cottontails piece […]
5 Creative Ways to Display Your Quilts
Someone once said, “A bed without a quilt is like a sky without stars.” We couldn’t agree more. But quilts aren’t just for beds. Think outside the box (springs) and use your linens to decorate. Since ancient times, tapestries have been hung as show-stopping wall art. What’s worked for centuries, still looks good today. Here’s our top 5 tips for turning quilts into décor.
1. Group Quilts Together
Get them out […]
5 Easy Tips for After-Christmas Decorating
You spent hours and dollars creating a winter wonderland and wake up December 26 to find all those bows and Santas yesterday’s news. But before you rush through the house in a de-decorating frenzy, think about RE-decorating for winter using what you have.
Believe it or not, there’s a few easy ways to transition from Christmas to winter décor without packing every wreath and ornament away.
Take Out the Color
The holidays are […]
Best Way to Decorate a Christmas Tree
It’s likely the one element of the holidays that takes center stage in your home—the Christmas tree. Whether you hold the title of decorator-in-chief every year at your house, or if this will mark your first holiday to deck the halls, we offer up some great tips to get you prepped and ready to decorate, and map out a game plan to put your annual tree decorating into action.
Decorate This Winter With the Whimsical Charm of Snowmen
That iconic frosty face is friendly, charming and right in tune with the holiday season. Enlist a crowd of snowmen to do the heavy lifting of winter decorating for you. No matter what the weather forecast calls for, you can count on irresistible snowman decorations to create a winter wonderland regardless of how much real snow falls on your front lawn. Best of all, those chilly friends […]
Festive and Cheery Outdoor Christmas Decorating Ideas
O what fun it is to spread holiday cheer with outdoor Christmas decorations and sparkling outdoor lights that beckon everyone to your home with an enthusiastic welcome this season. Family and friends will get a warm welcome with these Christmas outdoor decorating ideas.
Front Porch Christmas Greetings
Traditional holiday decor would have you hang a wreath on your front door. Try hanging something new like a pair of lighted holiday mittens and […]
How to Decorate a Bedroom for Christmas
When we think about decorating for the holidays, we immediately think about how we will transform our everyday living room and dining room areas with festive Christmas décor. Rarely do we give our bedrooms as much consideration, if any at all. Not this season! This year, bring the beauty of the holidays to your bedroom with these easy ideas to extend holiday cheer from your main areas into your […]
Beautiful and Memorable Thanksgiving Table Decorations
It’s that one holiday every year to honor all that we are thankful for, and then —maybe even more important — it’s about the meal. Of course, most every holiday has its culinary element, but none more so than Thanksgiving, so give a little extra attention to your table this fourth Thursday in November and give your usual table décor a makeover that will give this year’s turkey a run […]