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40+ Ways to Make Your Home Pinterest Perfect

January 03, 2019

Get ready to break the Internet (and make all your friends jealous!) — our 41 designer tricks will help you create a picture-perfect home.

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Photo: Tobi Fairley. From: Tobi Fairley.

Go for the Gold

Buh-bye brushed nickel and patinated bronze, glittering gold is taking center stage. From lighting fixtures to gilded furniture, this hot hue has taken the design world by storm. Even a few small touches — like swapping out kitchen cabinet hardware or working in a few gleaming accessories will give your home an on-trend update.  

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Rock a Collected-Over-Time Look

While trends in collectibles may vary, antiques are perennially in-fashion in interior design. So pick something you love — tea cups, stamps or, in the case of this home, handblown demijohns and wooden shoe forms — then dispay the pieces en masse as a collection. 

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Photo: Tobi Fairley. From: Tobi Fairley.

Color Your World

Goodbye greige, designers have fallen back in love with color. But, like anything, too much of a good thing can be, well, too much. To create a pleasing palette, take a cue from designer Tobi Fairley and limit your main colors to three choices. 

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Photo: Spacecrafting Photography. From: Bria Hammel Interiors.

Pop in Some Plaid

No longer just the oh-so-soft fabric of your favorite cold-weather shirt, plaids (and, in particular, buffalo check) have taken the design world by storm showing up in sophisticated spaces from master retreats to powder rooms to kitchens. Not convinced? Check out these 15 dreamy designs.

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