Moving resources

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.

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 […]

Read More

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. […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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.

Read More

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?”

Read More

The Best Place to Buy a Couch in 2020

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 […]

Read More

Impressive Modern Cottage at the Base of Squak Mountain, Washington

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 and wood make the […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

2020 Home Decor Trends

Every new year brings new trends, designs and styles in home decor. With the start of a new decade comes a great opportunity to update your space. No matter what you’re looking to redecorate, the latest home trends for 2020 bring inspiration. From the Pantone Color of the Year to incorporating curves in a space, […]

Read More

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.  […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

12 Best Virtual Room Designer Apps & Programs

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a room design app to see what your design ideas actually look like before you implement them? There is — and it’s free! The following list of the best free online virtual programs for planning and designing your home is all you need. We found the programs below […]

Read More

The Behr 2020 Color Trends Palettes are Here

Behr Paint released their 2020 Color Trends Palettes and they’re significant. According to the company, it’s a new decade, calling for fresh and exciting new paint hues.The 3 collections of 15 colors offer enough variety to work with all design styles from modern to traditional. Unlike other paint color companies, the palettes were created for […]

Read More

DIY Disagreements: These Home Improvement Projects are Most Likely to Cause Fights With Your Significant Other

A recent survey by Porch reveals that DIY projects can cause disagreements among couples (to put it mildly), and some of these arguments can get quite heated. Whether DIYers are married or in another stage of the relationship, fights among couples are pretty common during a DIY project. Sometimes they fight over whether the other […]

Read More

Plan on Entertaining Outdoors This Summer? Here’s What You Need to Do It Right

Warmer weather entices people outside, and let’s face it, wide open spaces can provide more room to move around and reduce the potential for damage to your home’s interior. However, to truly provide an outstanding outdoor entertaining experience, you’ll need to create a fun and inviting environment, Here’s what you need to create the type […]

Read More

Can’t Go on Vacation? Recreate a Hotel Vibe in Your Home

Going on vacation is a great way to relax and refresh. And if you stay in a luxury hotel, lakeside inn, resort spa, or elegant bed and breakfast, you’ll also enjoy a lush living area, and a luxurious bathroom experience. However, you can create that hotel vibe in your own home, and enjoy luxurious living […]

Read More

Update Your Patio This Year With This One Outdoor Decorating Trend

Desert-inspired earth tones and bohemian chic vibes are the biggest trends this year for the home. And the trend goes outdoors this summer, too. You don’t have to break the bank to update your patio every year. Designers are focusing on one main zone of your outdoor space this year: your outdoor flooring. Depending on […]

Read More

What’s Tripping Your Circuit Breaker?

You’re cooking, washing clothes or just turning on the blender. All of a sudden, the power goes out in some area of your home. Something is tripping one of your circuit breakers. But what could be causing this? Should you treat it as a minor inconvenience, or should you be concerned that you might eventually […]

Read More