The Swell Décor Diaries

Dressy vs Casual?

Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether we want our home to be more dressy or casual. Sometimes we want a mix where our dining rooms are more formal but our family room is cozy and inviting. There are some fine tune ways to figure out whether you are primarily a dressy person or a casual […]

November 7, 2022

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Easy Ways to Update for Fall

Below I have listed simple ways you can update your home that will make spending more time indoors as it gets colder just a bit more bearable.

October 5, 2022

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10 Reasons to Hire a Designer

So you’re thinking about hiring an interior designer but you have some hesitation about whether or not it’s worth it. You may be thinking that you totally have it under control and are a DIY master. But what happens when you hit a problem in the renovation or you just can’t find the perfect shade […]

September 6, 2022

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Inspiration For Your Interiors

The point of inspiration is to build upon an idea, place, or thing, and brainstorm how you can transform it into a new creation. In the interior design world, inspiration is a core necessity in designing well-rounded spaces and we are so excited to share with you all below ~some~ sources that have been inspiring us lately. 

August 2, 2022

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The Heart of the Home

What we are seeing as common kitchen trends, is that people are beginning to combine function and form to create kitchens that satisfy any need beyond the basics. It’s all about how we can eliminate any clutter from our safe spaces to make the world we live in just a bit easier every day.

July 7, 2022

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Quartz, Quartzite, and Marble

Right now, we are seeing more and more kitchen and bath renovations and even new builds because of our current housing market…and who doesn’t want the kitchen or bath of their dreams where they can have exactly what they want?

June 23, 2022

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Material Care and Maintenance

While we always take into consideration in our design approach whether performance materials are necessary, we understand that sometimes spaces need just a little extra care. Also, we know that when your home is finally finished and beautiful, you want to keep it beautiful too. Below we have listed all of our favorite ways to take care of each material you may have in your home. Honorable mention: Folex(Best cleaner ever!–can purchase on Amazon or any home improvement store)

May 5, 2022

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The Perfect Paints For Your Home

When it comes to updating your home, one of the easiest ways to freshen things up is a new paint color. While color trends come and go, there will always be those timeless colors that never stop putting a smile on your face every time you enter that room.

March 22, 2022

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A Bar Cart For Every Individual

As we entered into 2022, we couldn’t help but reflect on how much our lifestyles have changed in the last two years. We have had to adapt our lifestyles so that our favorite things and pastimes can still be a big part of our lives even if we are living in the “staycation” mindset. And with that being said, one huge shift we are seeing in home decor is the incorporation of a bar in the home.

January 26, 2022

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