Interior Design Stories

Browse all current and past decorating ideas from Beautiful Windows Blinds.

THE RULE OF THREE IN DESIGN

Odd numbers add a dynamic element to any space.

Learn how to create visual interest in your home with the Rule of Three.

DECORATING WITH MIRRORS

Mirrors can really brighten and open up your entire home. Learn how to enhance your décor with mirrors.

PET-FRIENDLY FURNITURE FABRICS

Having a pet doesn’t mean you can’t have great looking furniture. Learn about some of the most durable fabrics that can stand up to your pet’s claws and paws.

PROTECT AGAINST SUN DAMAGE

You probably know the importance of protecting your skin from the sun. But have you ever considered how UV rays might harm your valuable furnishings?

CHOOSING THE RIGHT FOCAL POINT

The focal point is one of the most important parts of interior design; it anchors your décor.

Learn how to choose the right focal point for your room.

ENHANCE YOUR HEALTH WITH PLANTS

There’s so much more to houseplants than their beauty. The fact is, they can actually make you healthier and happier.

END TABLES

It can be easy to think of end tables as an afterthought – until you try to set down your drink or reach for your book. The right end tables are both handy and stylish.

TAKE CONTROL OF CLUTTER

You may not realize how stressed you can become by clutter. But once you start clearing out what you no longer need, chances are, you’ll feel a sense of accomplishment.

CREATE A SLEEP SANCTUARY

Did you know that one in every three people suffers from some form of insomnia?

Lack of sleep can be caused by many factors, but the wrong environment can add to the troubles.

BOOST YOUR HOME VALUE

If you’re contemplating a home improvement, it can be helpful to know which projects give you the highest Return on Investment (ROI). Learn about some of the most profitable home improvements.

ECO-FRIENDLY DECORATING

You may not realize how much of your home may be harmful to you and the environment. Fortunately, by making smart choices, you can reduce your carbon footprint and ensure a healthier environment for you and your family.

UNIQUE WALL DECORATIONS

Art and photos can certainly brighten up your walls. But if you think outside the frame, there are countless other ideas that are affordable, multifunctional and sure to impress.

FRESH FLOWERS

Brighten up the colder months with fresh flowers – they can make the whole year feel like spring.

RUMBA ORANGE

Make your room pop with Rumba Orange. See ideas for decorating with this trending color.

THROW PILLOWS

Liven up your space with throw pillows. See how to create a modern, mismatched look.

GUEST ROOMS

Get ready to host your holiday visitors in style.

EARTH TONES

Warm up your home environment with earth tones, this fall.

DECORATING WITH STONE

Add a sense of nature and permanence to your home with stone.

KITCHEN ISLANDS

Make your kitchen a more functional and social place with a kitchen island.

CREAM COLORED ACCENTS

How to create a relaxed interior with the color cream.

BOOKSHELVES

Reduce clutter and exhibit your treasures with bookshelves.

KIDS' ROOMS

Add a sense of nature and permanence to your home with stone.

LAMPS

See how lamps add both beauty and function to your home.

SIDE TABLES

Side tables shouldn't be a sidelight in your interior plan. Learn how to put them into focus.

GREIGE, THE NEW NEUTRAL

Greige (gray + beige) is the trending neutral in interior design.

FLORAL PATTERNS

Bring spring indoors by adding floral patterns to your home décor.

DECORATING WITH STRIPES

Stripes can liven a room and make it look crisp and organized.

DEEP BLUE ACCENTS

Create a feeling of safety and positivity in your home with deep blue accents.

EASY CHAIRS

Life just seems more relaxing and cozy when you are settled in an easy chair!

ADDING TEXTURE

Transform the feeling of your home with a mix of textures.

UPGRADING YOUR CEILING

Take your décor to new heights with a focus on your ceilings.

DECORATING WITH PINK

Add the color of happiness to your home.

OTTOMANS

Five ways ottomans can enhance a room.

VINTAGE PIECES

A touch of the old can make your home décor look new.

DECORATING WITH BLACK

Every room needs just a bit of black!

DRAMATIC WINDOWS

Open up your design plan with dramatic windows.

BEAUTIFUL AREA RUGS

Add warmth, beauty, and function with an area rug.

WHIMSICAL DÉCOR

Whimsical accents add an unexpected touch.

ROSÉ IS NOT JUST FOR SIPPING

Add a touch of rosé to make your interior crisp and refreshing.

THE CASE FOR GLASS TABLES

Adding a glass table will help your room feel larger and more airy.

UPGRADE YOUR HOME OFFICE

Shape your home office into a space with personality.

DECORATING WITH LIGHT BLUE

Light blue décor soothes the senses.

LEATHER FURNISHINGS

Leather adds great texture and color to a room.

CREATE A SPA BATHROOM

Upgrade your master bathroom to a five-star retreat.

STUNNING LIGHT FIXTURES

Light up your home by adding a stunning chandelier - it can completely change the look of a room!

NATURAL WOOD

Wood design elements add color, texture, grain, and a touch of nature to your room.

A SUBSTANTIAL PIECE OF ART

A substantial piece of art adds personality and can be the starting point for your room design plan.

DECORATING WITH CURVES

Most home interiors have lots of straight lines and square – or almost square – corners. Instead, why not think outside the box and add some curved design elements to your interior design plan?

MOOD-INSPIRING CANDLES

Warm up the mood in your living environment by adding candles to your décor. They’re perfect for the cold winter months and continue to add beauty all year long.

BRASS IS BACK

Believe it or not, brass is popular again as a home decorating choice. The shiny, lacquered brass that was in favor a generation ago has been replaced by a softer, gentler version of brass.

THE COLOR LIME

Lime is a bold, extroverted color. Given its drama and intensity, it’s surprising that the hue works beautifully with many color palettes.

BUILT-IN SEATING

Built-in seating feels cozy and inviting – and it can be very versatile, providing not just an additional place to sit, but additional display space or even storage.

COMPLEMENTARY COLORS

Complementary colors add energy to a room, yet at the same time, they make us feel comfortable and complete.

DECORATING WITH RED

A red accent can create a focal point in your room - and it adds passion to your interior look!

BATHTUB DESIGN IDEAS

A beautiful bathtub can change the way you think about your bathroom. See ideas for creating a relaxing, stress-relieving retreat.

DINING ROOM STORAGE

Adding a storage solution to your dining room can transform this room from clutter to clean.

DECORATING WITH WHITE

White is a clear, clean choice for summer decorating, yet it lasts throughout the year, lightening a room on dark winter days.

BOOKS AS DESIGN ELEMENTS

Books add color, texture and scale. Most of all, they create a point of interest and conversation for your guests.

DECORATIVE MOLDINGS

Decorative moldings add texture and interest to your home. Add them to your walls, windows, doors, or ceilings.

DECORATING WITH HEADBOARDS

A beautiful headboard adds instant style to your bedroom.

PASTEL COLORS

Pastel colors make your room feel lighter and more delicate.

INDOOR-OUTDOOR SPACES

Blending your interior and outdoor living spaces enhances summer enjoyment.

THE BEACH HOUSE LOOK

Learn how you can create a beach house look in your home.

METAL TRIM ON FURNITURE

Adding metal trim to your furniture creates a timeless look.

DECORATING WITH COPPER

White is a clear, clean choice for summer decorating, yet it lasts throughout the year, lightening a room on dark winter days.

MODERN ART

Modern art adds a focal point and conversational interest.

VINTAGE FINDS AND ANTIQUES

Vintage finds and antiques add depth and personality to your décor.

A SHOT OF ESPRESSO

A shot of espresso adds a positive jolt to your decor.

COLORFUL ACCENTS

Adding color to your décor can cheer up your house – and your life!

RELAXED FURNITURE

Relaxed furniture can help you slow down and unwind.

NEW COUNTERTOPS

A new counter can top off your kitchen or bath beautifully.