• Living Room Decoration

    Interior Design Trends 2022: Experts Share What’s in This Year

    “As a textile fanatic and color maven, revamping fabrics is where I feel you get most bang. My son Otis has added mohairs and velvets alongside his elegant linens at @otistextiles. I’ve been working in Scotland on some colorful tartans, crushed velvets and large patterned prints to celebrate 2022, the 25th year of my textile line.” -Kathryn M. Ireland Marloe Marloe Lucie glazed ceramic vase Revival Ehlias hand-knotted shag rug Dual-Purpose Rooms “As we get into another year of COVID variants, our living spaces continue to double as our work rooms, which is the new normal. The kitchen continues as the conference room and The Farmhouse Table is the new…

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  • Real Estate

    Has the residential real estate market in N.J. peaked? Here’s what industry experts say.

    Double-digit price growth. Low inventory. Cheap interest rates. Residential real estate has been in a frenzied boom since the pandemic began. Buyers have been grappling over homes by waging bidding wars and running prices up tens of thousands of dollars above asking. But, has the market finally peaked? Industry experts are saying, it depends from which angle you measure the peak. “Yes, it has peaked, in terms of the number of home sales,” said Jeffrey Otteau, a real estate economist and president of the Otteau Group. “From this point forward, we’re seeing fewer home sales occur, which will continue into next year.” Home sales were down for each of the…

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  • Home Design

    The Top Home Design Trends for 2022, According to Experts

    The new year is a great time to start fresh—whether that means finally organizing your closet and decluttering your kitchen, or taking things a step further by updating the aesthetic of your home. To get a sense of the top design trends that will dominate our living spaces in 2022, we asked several trusted architects and interior designers for their predictions, and also gathered insights from recently published industry surveys.  As it turns out, many of the top home design trends of 2022 are iterations of concepts we’ve seen in recent years, but it’s not due to a lack of creativity. Instead, it’s likely because we’re continuing to lean in to our…

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  • Bedroom Decoration

    Tips and tricks for holiday decorating, entertaining from Lancaster County experts | Home & Garden

    As temperatures turn colder, it’s beginning to look a lot like company is coming, and your home just isn’t ready for holiday entertaining. Don’t panic, local interior designers and online experts say. Upgrade your decorating skills and parties by following a few simple tips. Spread out “Use all of your space,” advises Anita Yoder, who owns Heritage Design in New Holland. Don’t have a dining table that seats 16? No problem. First, move any floating furniture as close to the wall or windows as possible in the living room or family room. “Create stations,” she advises. For instance, put appetizers on a kitchen table or counter and if needed, spread…

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  • bathroom design

    Small bathroom design and organization ideas from the experts

    Whether you’re moving into a new place or redecorating your current space, it can be easy to get caught up in larger areas like the living room, bedrooms or the kitchen. One room that can be easy to bypass? The bathroom, even more so if you have a small bathroom! The less space you have to work with, the more tempting it can be to leave it as is. However, if you really want to make a space your own, the bathroom is a great place to flex your unique style. Don’t know where to begin? Shop TODAY spoke to a few interior designers and professional organizers who shared their…

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  • Home Design

    Space Clearing Experts Infuse Interior Design With Spirituality

    The stress of living through a pandemic hunkered down at home working—or worse, not working at all—has sped up interest in a niche home service: space clearing, a practice that straddles the line of spirituality and interior design.  Space-clearing services have become widely available through holistic interior design firms, can even be performed remotely and range in price from $100 to several-hundred dollars per hour depending on the complexity involved. Of course, space clearing can also be a DIY project requiring little more than reading about the ritual to prepare. “The reason I started on this journey and studying all of this,” said Gala Magriñá, who runs her eponymous interior…

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  • Kitchen Decoration

    Experts Reveal Why You Should Never Paint Your Bedroom Red

    It’s a difficult balancing act when choosing the exact shade to decorate your home. Even a slightly disappointing tone will ruin every homecoming with an off-white that is slightly too off could haunt you for possibly years to come. Considering how much colour can dictate the ambiance of a space, colour expert Nima Ghasri, says: “Choosing the right colours in your home can be difficult, but it doesn’t need to be. “Choosing colours that are perfect for the space can have a big impact on your mood as well as ensuring they will stand the test of time, so you won’t become bored or unhappy with the space and look to…

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