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Home Inspiration Decoration & Design Ideas

Now for the fun part of moving: home inspiration and design. Browse Freshome's articles, images, and tips to discover top decoration and design ideas. Then, channel your home inspiration ideas into action to make your dream house or apartment a reality.

Where to Buy Used Furniture

Finding excellent furniture at low prices is the dream for many people looking to outfit their homes with high-quality, unique treasures. Used furniture stores are only available in some markets, so figuring out where to buy used furniture can be a challenge. If you want to know the best place to buy used furniture, ultimately, […]

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Tips on Preparing For the New Year

Needless to say, this year has been a weird one. Not only has it been stressful and difficult, but if you were lucky, it’s also been boring. With the arrival of 2021, we can put forth a good attitude to start the year off right, knowing that things aren’t going back to “normal” but we […]

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10 Kwanzaa Decorations To Try This Holiday Season

Kwanzaa starts the day after Christmas and runs until January 1. The holiday celebrates African heritage and the principles of unity, self-determination, cooperation, and faith. Whether you celebrate Kwanzaa each year or would like to honor and support those that do, holding your own socially distant or virtual Kwanzaa celebrations and inviting others to join […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Find Perfect Home Gifts With Amazon Handmade

At Amazon handmade, you can find handcrafted home decor that’s unique and beautiful. In 2020, we’ve all learned the importance of supporting small and local businesses. You can “shop small” this holiday season by choosing holiday gifts and home decor from our list of the best Amazon gift ideas. Amazon handmade supports small businesses and […]

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How to Make Your Small Space Festive: 20 Cute Apartment Décor Ideas For The Holidays

It doesn’t matter if your living space is small; the right holiday decorating ideas can help you make your apartment feel festive. The key to cute apartment décor — whether you’re decorating for Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve — is to maximize all of the spaces you have. In a small apartment, this […]

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How to Hang Christmas Lights

It’s that special time of the year when we create holiday memories that last a lifetime. And while things might be slightly different this year in how you celebrate the holiday, you can still dress your home in festive splendor with twinkling Christmas lights. If you’re looking to channel your inner Clark Griswold, we can […]

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14 Hanukkah Decorations To Get Your Home Ready for the Holiday

Choosing Hanukkah decorations can be one of the most fun parts of anticipating and celebrating the season. You can get into the spirit of Hanukkah and the fun, family-filled traditions by adding a few Hanukkah-themed touches to your home. You can even get children and loved ones involved by doing some arts and crafts to […]

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How to Bring the Beauty of Scandinavian Interior Design Into Your Home

These days, with incredibly easy access to so many amazing resources online, you don’t need to be a professional interior designer to give your home a different style. Interior design elements from countries and cultures all over the world are quickly making their way into homes on the other side of the world. One of […]

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17 Wall Decor Ideas to Spruce Up Your Space

Want to make your house feel more like a home? Add intrigue to your space by filling those blank walls. If you need some brilliant wall decor ideas, we’ve rounded up 17 of the most on-trend ways to spruce up your walls. The best part? Some of these looks won’t even cost you a cent. […]

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Black Friday Shopping Deals & Specials To Help You Decorate Your Dream Home

Black Friday shopping is a great way to score some incredible deals, especially if you’re looking to outfit a new home. If you’ve recently moved into a new place or you’re getting ready to, finding Black Friday deals can be the perfect first step to making your home feel like yours. Black Friday shopping this […]

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17 Cheap Ways to Fence In Your Yard

Fences boost security and privacy in a front or backyard space, and can even add aesthetics. The amount of privacy that a yard fence adds is up to you, as is the budget. Though yard fencing can be expensive, we’ve rounded up some cheap fence ideas to fit nearly any budget. 1. Corrugated fencing Recycling […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Apartment Balcony

You can do a lot with a small balcony space in your apartment. Using plants, decking, lights, benches, and tables, you can combine a unique set of apartment balcony ideas to create an inner-city oasis.

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The Best Places to Purchase Mid Century Modern Decor

Do you wish your home looked like you stepped onto the set of “Mad Men”? You’re not alone in wanting to channel your inner Betty or Don Draper. The sleek, unpretentious style of mid-century modern decor attracts many aficionados. But what is “mid century modern?”

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The Best Place to Buy a Couch in 2021

Furniture is designed to be durable and long-lasting, but nothing lasts forever. Whether you’re moving across the country or simply refreshing your current home, you will need a new couch sooner or later. But if you’re on a budget, you may wonder where to buy a couch without breaking the bank. Here’s what you should […]

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Impressive Modern Cottage at the Base of Squak Mountain, Washington

8020 / Getty Images Have a look at this home located at the base of Squak Mountainin, Washington, combining sustainable materials and features with the ultimate in  modern living! Envisioned by Steve Moe Design, the modern cottage accommodates three bedrooms and three bathrooms, a home office and a media room. Its exterior finishes in stone […]

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How to Design Restaurants & Bars that Enhance the Customer Experience

Here at Freshome, we particularly love looking deeper into the design of residential architecture and interiors but just occasionally we also get curious about other areas of design, such as hospitality design. What makes a great restaurant or bar? How do you ensure that the customers will have a great experience and want to return […]

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Best 10 Neutral Paint Colors

Muted colors can add sophistication to a room and, while many assume that neutral has to mean beige, there are many options that work in nearly any home and any setting. Neutral wall paint colors are timeless and provide the perfect backdrop for creative accents, whether you love clean, bright whites or deep, dark grays.  […]

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The Best Free Home Decor Catalogs

  Tesei / Getty Images When planning a home makeover, start with inspirational ideas to improve the appearance of your home and make it feel more comfortable. Home decor catalogs offer more than just product ideas⁠ — they allow you to look at different styles of interior designs and completed rooms so you can visualize […]

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2021 Home Decor Trends

We’re so excited to put 2020 in the rearview mirror and look ahead to the possibilities 2021 holds — and that includes brand-new home decor. Each year, new design trends take hold, and for 2021 we’re seeing plenty of home trends relying on people still being stuck inside because of COVID-19 and its variants. Here’s […]

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Kate Watson-Smyth on Post-Pandemic Design And Our New Normal

Joe Schmelzer / Getty Images As we all adjust to a new normal and begin ushering in a new age of post-pandemic design, it’s best to turn to the experts. We wanted to hear directly from inspiring home designers about ways to adjust your space during this time. So we spoke with Kate Watson-Smyth, a renowned […]

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9 Easy Indoor Plants You Can Buy Online

It’s the perfect time to bring the outdoors in with some easy-to-keep-alive plants. We rounded up some of the best indoor plants that have some real moxie, need minimal watering and have flexible lighting preferences.  Most of these plants can be purchased for around $20 to $40 online from retailers like Walmart, Amazon, The Sill, […]

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5 Gorgeous Airbnb Homes We Wish We Were Quarantined In

As stay-at-home mandates are extended through April, many of us are getting a little stir crazy and — let’s face it — bored with our apartments and homes. To help you daydream about other places you could be stuck in, we rounded up some of the most beautiful, peaceful and social-distance friendly Airbnb homes. This house […]

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7 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Bigger and Brighter

Thanks to nationwide stay-at-home orders, we’re all suddenly spending a lot of time in the same small spaces. To combat the coronavirus cabin fever, we’ve talked to professional organizers, interior designers and an organizational psychologist about ways to make your home feel more spacious.  Before you begin, think about spaces that have made you feel […]

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10 Inspiring Work-from-Home Office Setups

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, most companies are shifting to remote work. As a result, plenty of people are reconfiguring their spaces and scrounging for the tools to effectively work from their homes. We reached out to our coworkers for some work-from-home inspiration. Some of us are having to make do and get […]

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8 Expert Tips on Organizing Your Home While Sheltering in Place

Taiyou Nomachi / Getty Images If you live in one of the many cities advocating for (or mandating) a self-quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re suddenly spending a lot more time at home. Whether you’re working from home, homeschooling your kids, or just need to arrange your space for staying in, it’s a good time […]

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5 Spectacular Modern Glass Facades Presented on Freshome

Expanding a home beyond the borders of its rooms is a growing trend in modern residential architecture. Glass facades were mainly driven by the pursuit for opening up a home towards the surrounding natural landscape, as well as for ensuring a high level of transparency and allowing natural light inside. With constant technology uplifts, glass […]

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Someone that Holds Your Glass of Wine

When people are sad, or depressed they drink something to forget that feeling. We all know that after a few glasses of alcohol our mood change drastically. These handcrafted glass figurines gently hug your champagne or wine, and add an extra-festive touch with their bright colors and fluid legs forming the stem. Now you can […]

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Freelancing with a disability: Designing an accessible work from home space

Disability can happen to anyone at any time. Sometimes people have a chronic medical condition from childhood, or one that comes on in middle- or late-age. Others might have a disability due to an accident or illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 61 million adults in the United States live […]

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Give Your Brick Fireplace a Facelift – Reader Story

Did you update your bathroom? Revamp your kitchen? Install new flooring? We would love to share your project, big or small! Send us what you did and our editorial team will consider it for our “My Fresh Home” series, which will be published every Thursday. Check out our submission instructions at the bottom of the page. Today […]

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11-Point Checklist for Prepping Your Home for a First Pet

So, you’ve decided you’re ready to welcome a pet into your home for the first time. Congratulations! Roughly 85 million American families own at least one pet, so it is a rite of passage for most households. Many pet adoption centers require a home visit before the adoption can take place, so you should ask […]

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