High Design and Intrigue in Colorado

The owners, Darrell Weakland, 61, and Mary Weakland, 56, purchased this property in the village of Cherry Hills, a suburb of Denver, for $4.95 million in 2010. Built in 2004, this stone, brick and stucco home is inspired by Italian villas, Mr. Weakland said, and, in some unconventional ways, by author Dan Brown’s novel ‘The Da Vinci Code.’

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Written By The Wall Street Journal

Astrological Home Design Planning with the Stars

Literally. The stars.

So, turns out astrological home design is totally a thing. I like to think I’m pretty good at figuring out what our home needs and how to place it, but some days even I am at a loss. Next time though, I’m going to consult the stars for my next steps in home decor. (You guys probably all do that already right? I’m always just behind the trend). Inspired by this article from Apartment Therapy I’ve put together 12 rooms inspired by the astrological home decor suggestions of Mystic Medusa. And, spoiler alert, I found the one for my sign IN MY HOUSE.


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Decorating With Chris Olsen: ‘Cowboy Sheik’

Decorating With Home and Garden Guru Chris Olsen: (click the video above to follow along).

You know one of the common questions for me is “Chris what are the current trends when it comes to Home Decor – doing inside decorating?”

Well, here is one for you: Western Look!

I mean doing a kind of “Cowboy Sheik”. Now, you don’t want to “over-do
It.” And here is a prime example.

We’re in this house and the room is awesome.
First of all, let’s look at the wall coverings.

Written By WFMY News 2

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Add style, life to home by decorating with plants

“You can add beauty and fragrance to your home by decorating with lush plants and potted trees.

Decorating with plants “kind of fell out of vogue” for a time, says California-based interior designer Molly Luetkemeyer. “It was such a ’70s thing, or I think people associated it with the ’70s,” but it has become popular again in recent years.

Today, “designer spaces pretty much always include some element of life,” says interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn, the founder of DecorDemon.com.”

Written By Associated Press

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