Materials & Techniques

Materials and techniques are the backbone for any project. With so many interior decorating materials available, and plenty of information on techniques it can be hard to know where to start. Our home decorating techniques include how-to guides that can help create the home of your dreams.

Are you in the pro-wallpaper camp? Or are you a naysayer? If it's the former,...

If you have basic sewing skills, you can master these common upholstering...

Think renewable, recyclable, and reclaimed as you strive to create an...

The fabric of an upholstered piece is the most visible sign of quality and...

Get the skinny on decorative trims, what they're called, and how to use them.

Reupholstering a chair can be a bit of a challenge, but these tips and tricks...

Think you can't possibly handle upholstering a piece of furniture? Think again...

It has been surfacing on social media for some time now. So why is everyone...

When choosing an upholstery fabric, color, pattern, and fabric finish selectio...

Velvet pillows, curtains, throws, and upholstery add a touch of luxury and gla...

Hi everyone! It's Lauren Liess of Pure Style Home. I'm a DC-based decorator wh...

Mixing patterns is a common challenge in decorating, but it doesn't have to be...

Learn more about all the options you have when choosing stone for your home.

You don't have to sacrifice your personal decorating taste to be green. Here's...

Don't be surprised if you see a few familiar (and surprising) names the next...

No longer just for patio furniture, rattan is taking over as a trendy material...

The office essential does so much more than just bundling papers and small...

Meet color blocking's cool new cousin: texture blocking. This trend pairs two ...

Add a touch of texture to any room with woven decor. From rattan love seats to...

Add a touch of glitz and glam to your home with iridescent decor. Try this...

Add your personal touch to velvet by embossing the material with pretty...

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