Feminine Spaces Round-Up

A round-up of beautiful feminine spaces of every kind to inspire you - click through to see! | HomeandEventStyling.com

The word “feminine” can take on many different forms nowadays, especially in design. Just like the women who inspire it, it is a diverse and ever-evolving look.

The feminine touch can be applied to any style. It can be contemporary, bohemian, or ultra glamorous. It all depends on the woman behind the space. Certain touches can turn a space from neutral to feminine for that extra charm.

Here are five posts filled with beautiful feminine spaces, each with their own unique flair and perspective on design.

femininehomeoffice710 Feminine Home Office Ideas
A well-designed home office makes you want to work in it and can help to energize your creativity. Designing a home office is all about creating a space where you will feel comfortable, organized, and inspired. There are many elements that go into creating a great home office space: work space, storage, organization, and decor. Get inspired by these 10 beautiful home offices.

baroque04Modern Day Baroque Decor
The glamour of the Baroque is hard to mistake. It harnesses a classic beauty that can add a touch of charm to any space, often regardless of the main style present in the room. Even one piece in Baroque style can add a lot of character. Take a look at these modern examples of Baroque decor to get an idea of how timeless and inspiring this style truly is.

Home Tour: Gwyneth Paltrow's Feminine Hamptoms Abode | HomeandEventStyling.comGwyneth Paltrow’s Feminine Hamptons Abode
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Hamptoms home is full of bright colors and whimsical patterns. Nothing feels cluttered or overdone, but each room has its own distinct personality. There are some stunning wallpapers used throughout the home and every accent compliments the rest. If you’re anything like me, this beautiful home tour is sure to leave you feeling inspired.

Home Tour: Kyle Richards's Real Beverly Hills Home | HomeandEventStyling.comKyle Richards’ Real Beverly Hills Home
Kyle Richards’ home is tucked behind a white picket fence and lush trees and is a feminine retreat full of character and charm. While it definitely has elements of glamour, they’re presented in an understated manner. The decor creates an atmosphere that is beautiful yet comfortable. Enjoy this cottage-meets-glamour home tour of reality TV fame.

Home Tour: Lake Bell's Charming Residence | HomeandEventStyling.comLake Bell’s Charming Residence
Actress Lake Bell’s West Hollywood home is a warm, charming space full of personality. A fresh palette and eclectic mix of styles comes together into one cohesive look. I love how comfortable, yet sophisticated each space feels. The old and the new create a lovely narrative in this home. Enjoy this beautiful home tour and the many ideas it offers.

I hope you were as inspired by these lovely and versatile takes on feminine spaces as I was.

Warm regards,

Bedroom Ideas Round-Up

Bedroom Ideas Round-Up | HomeandEventStyling.com

Bedrooms are the most personal spaces in a home. Whether it’s your master bedroom or a guest bedroom, you want the space to feel comfortable, inviting, and relaxing. It doesn’t take much to accomplish this. Bedrooms are actually some of the easiest spaces to decorate. It’s all about following some key design tricks and, as always, making the space work for you.

In these five blog posts, you’ll find a bunch of helpful tips such as using the space better and choosing the right lighting, as well as inspiration to make your bedroom more beautiful.

How to Decorate a Boutique Hotel-Style Bedroom | HomeandEventStyling.comHow to Decorate a Boutique Hotel-Style Bedroom
One thing boutique hotel rooms do very well is combine chic style with a warm, comforting atmosphere. While we can’t necessarily bring the concierge service with us or the killer view outside the window, we can capture some of the simpler luxuries within the room itself. Here are some tips and ideas to decorate a boutique hotel-style bedroom.

bedroomlighting0910 Ideas for Bedroom Lighting
Lighting is one of the most powerful tools in design. In a bedroom, it is especially important to choose lighting that makes a statement and pulls the room together. Often, bedrooms include more than just one lighting fixture. Making sure these fixtures flow together is also a crucial part of the design. Here are 10 ideas for bedroom lighting to get your creative juices flowing.

bedroomwindowtreatments0910 Bedroom Window Treatment Ideas
Window treatments are one of the finishing touches that really make a room. The right bedroom window treatment can bring that touch of elegance that makes the space feel truly relaxing, like your own personal retreat. Here are 10 bedroom window treatment ideas that show several possible options to finish off your windows.

bedroombench03The Simple Luxury of Bedroom Benches
Luxury is in the details. One quick and easy way to add some style to a bedroom that is popular in designer spaces and magazines is to add a bench or some type of seating at the end of the bed. Not only does this look great, but it’s also a super functional addition. Check out these ten examples of bedroom benches for a variety of styles to get some ideas for your own space.

10 Bedroom Vanity Ideas for Any Space | HomeandEventStyling.com10 Bedroom Vanity Ideas
Sometimes, finding a way to incorporate a beauty station efficiently into your bedroom can be a challenge. Thankfully, there are some easy options to fit a vanity into just about any space and make it look great. Whether you need a lot of space, a little space, or a space that can do double-duty, these 10 bedroom vanity ideas have got you covered (and hopefully, inspired.

Do you have any questions regarding bedroom decorating, or want to see more inspiration for the design? Leave me a comment and let me know what you’d like to see!

Warm regards,

Blue Decor Round-Up

Blue Decor Round-Up | HomeandEventStyling.com

As you will be able to tell from the following posts, blue is one of my favorite colors. As someone who has spent most of her life in close proximity to the coast, I’ve always found coastal tones to be very inspiring. No color captures that feeling of relaxation and rejuvenation quite as powerfully as blue.

Blue has so many benefits, from being a naturally calming color (no matter what tone or shade you use) to appealing to both genders. Its versatility leaves plenty of room for interpretation. If you want to infuse color into your home, blue is a great place to start, whether you want to go subtle or bold.

biminiblue1The Bimini Blues: Cerulean, Cobalt and Turquoise
Some time ago, I took a trip to Bimini and was so inspired by the shades of blue I saw there. Cobalt, cerulean and turquoise were the most prevalent and all three are so fresh and powerful as colors. They remind us all of vacationing on the beach, feeling refreshed and relaxed. Take a look at these inspiring spaces that capture the blues of Bimini.

The Best of Bold Blue Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comThe Best of Bold Blue Walls
Blue has long been one of my favorite colors to decorate with. It’s classic in every sense of the word. It is gender neutral, can be casual or elegant, and offers a range of beautiful shades and tones from the softest to the boldest. I’ve spoken many times about my love for this color and all the great ways it can be used in a space, but for this post, I focused on the impact of bold blue walls.

cobaltblue01The Eye-Catching Look of Cobalt Blue Decor
Cobalt blue has a naturally eye-catching appeal that adds beauty and style to any space. It brings life to any space it touches and pairs well with a variety of styles and other accent colors. If you are looking for a bold color that is also timeless and soothing, then cobalt blue could certainly fit that criteria. Here are ten spaces that feature cobalt blue decor.

bluekitchens09Beautiful Kitchens with Blue Cabinets
Being such a versatile color, there are many different tones of blue that capture various styles and character. While most people choose a neutral palette for the kitchen, the second most popular option would be blue. Blue cabinets can suit a number of looks and bring a lot of personality to the space. These examples show just how beautiful blue in the kitchen can be.

bluediningroom1Blue Dining Room Ideas
The color blue is so sophisticated, fresh, and inviting that it is a perfect choice for a dining room. Men like it, women like it, and it always brings an edge of class to whatever space it is used in.  I wanted to focus on using blue in a dining room because choosing a color scheme for that space is a challenge for many homeowners. Check out these inspiring blue dining room ideas.

What color would you like me to focus on next? Leave me a comment!

Warm regards,

Home Office Ideas Round Up

Home Office Ideas Round-Up | HomeandEventStyling.com

Anyone who has worked in an atmosphere that inspires them will know: workflow improves when the space you are in makes you feel good. That’s one of the best parts of having your own home office. You have complete control over making the space work for you in a way that is efficient and inspiring.

Even the smallest spaces can accomplish this. It’s all about clever planning, organizing, and a healthy dose of style. Any space can be made to work better for you and look good while doing it. These 5 posts will help you create the home office of your dreams and make whatever space you have work better for you.

homeoffices0510 Home Office Decorating Ideas
In today’s world, a home office is almost as common as a living room or any other staple in a home. Besides the functionality of it, it is also important for this space to be comfortable and inspiring to you. These 10 home office decorating ideas show some of the possibilities for a beautiful space that is also highly efficient.

Stylish Ideas for a Shared Home Office | HomeandEventStyling.comStylish Ideas for a Shared Home Office
Creating an efficient home office become more of a challenge when more than one person needs to share it at any given time, creating a need for multiple work spaces. This is a lot easier to accomplish than you may think. Any space can be worked into an efficient and productive atmosphere with some clever planning. Here are 10 shared home offices that prove it.

commercialofficespace0410 Tips for Decorating a Commercial Office Space
When decorating a commercial office space, you should aim to create a professional atmosphere that is not only efficient, but also reflects who you are as a company. It requires a lot more than just moving some desks and chairs into an empty white space. Here are 10 tips for decorating an inspiring commercial office space.

10 Inspiring Home Office/Guest Room Combinations | HomeandEventStyling.com10 Inspiring Home Office/Guest Room Combinations
Even in a small spare bedroom, a home office/guest room combination is possible. Not only is it possible, but both functions can be totally efficient and stylish even when sharing one space. It’s all about taking advantage of the space in clever ways. Here are 10 examples of inspiring home office/guest room combinations that melded the two purposes brilliantly.

femininehomeoffice10 Feminine Home Office Ideas
Designing a home office is all about creating a space where its inhabitant will feel comfortable, organized, and inspired. Not all women are the same, therefore not all home offices are either. There are many elements that go into creating a stylish and efficient space. For inspiration and tips on creating a feminine home office, check out these 10 ideas.

What tips or ideas would you like to see to help you with your home office? Let me know in the comments!

Warm regards,

Maximizing Small Spaces Round-Up

Over the years I’ve been writing this blog, I’ve shared tips and ideas on a wide range of topics. They cover dozens of pages of content. So I thought, why not go back and round up some of the best posts from popular topics?

If you are looking for ways to maximize a small space, I’ve got a treat for you. This week I’m highlighting five of my blog posts on maximizing small spaces. They cover some incredibly useful tips for making any small space work better for you and even suggest how to find extra space where you didn’t know it was.

Want more posts on maximizing space or need help on a particular decorating dilemma? Let me know in the comments!

Best of Maximizing Small Spaces

modernapt10 Tricks to Make a Small Space Look Bigger
Everyone says “bigger is better,” but sometimes your home’s square footage is at odds with that sentiment. The good news is that with some clever decorating and spatial planning, your space can feel bigger despite the limited square footage. Try these easy decorating tricks to make a small space look bigger.

shelvesaround04Maximizing Space: Shelves Around Windows & Doors
One easy way to maximize space is to continue shelving around doors and windows. Not only does this give you more space for storage, books, or decor, but it also adds some character to your home. These ten examples of shelves around doors and windows show just how stylish and efficient this simple trick can be.

deskinthelivingroom01How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room
While not every home has the extra space for an entire home office, there is an easy way to incorporate a desk into a space every home has: the living room. This is a very popular solution for homeowners.  Here are some examples of how to arrange a desk in the living room.

underthestairs5Creative Uses for Space Under the Stairs
The space under the stairs is often a hugely overlooked or underused spot in a house. There are so many ways to take advantage of this space, some of which may be totally new ideas to you. Check out some of these creative uses for space under the stairs.

smallspacedining01Decorating for Small-Space Dining Rooms
Small-space dining rooms can be big on style and functionality. I’ve seen even the smallest dining rooms serve their purpose well and look great while doing it. Instead of a space being seen as “small,” it will be acknowledged for its great design and even its functionality. Here are some tips and ideas for decorating small-space dining rooms successfully.

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