RoomMates Decor Blog

  • Friday Finds: Getting Handy with Hardware

    Today's Friday Finds is all about repurposing hardware to create functional and crafty pieces for your home. When you think of home decor, I know the last thing that probably comes to mind is taking a trip to your local hardware store to pick up supplies... but inspiration comes from all sources, and you might be surprised by what you can make with a little bit of metal! Continue reading

  • Trendy Tuesday: Designing With Typography

    Any quote lovers out there? If so, have you been wondering what else you can do to make your favorite saying even more interesting? As a designer for RoomMates, I am constantly looking for creative new ways to use my art to convey a message. Lately I have been seeing more and more designs created from the use and arrangement of letterforms. When done effectively, the collaboration of words can be quite compelling when composed into a typographic image. Whether you are using a specific quote, family members' names, lyrics to a song, or an inspirational saying, each word can take on a completely different meaning in typography. Continue reading

  • Easter Made Simple

    The skies are the limit when decorating for Easter, from baskets to centerpieces. I am always seeing new ideas that are perfect for the spring season. Easter is early this year, making it even more important for decorating to be stress-free. Here are a few quick and easy projects you can try with your family. Continue reading

  • Friday Finds: Taste of Spring

    Welcome to the first of many “Friday Find” posts! Last weekend we experienced a much needed taste of warm weather, which inspired us to put on our creative thinking caps. We each came into work with so many ideas for our own homes that we decided to share two of them with you! Continue reading

  • Gail's Elegant Powder Room Makeover

    Powder rooms and small bathrooms can be tough to decorate. My old apartment's half bath was by far the most sparsely decorated room in the space my husband and I shared. It was a tiny, awkwardly shaped room at the top the stairs with very little wall space that wasn't occupied by the toilet, sink, or towel rack. I remember researching decorating options for all of ten minutes before throwing down a rug, plopping a soap dispenser on the sink, and then giving up completely! Continue reading

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