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Budget-Friendly Interior Design Tips: An Interview with Jennifer Verruto of Blythe Interiors

After years in the model home and high-end residential design industry, I realized that there was a niche that was missing. I discovered a passion for working with everyday homeowners or renters who wanted to spruce up their home but who couldn't necessarily afford a high-end remodel. Creating Blythe Interiors was the perfect way to blend budget-friendly design with my desire to collaborate with clients and makeover spaces.

 
 

 
 

Outdoor Rugs Have Style Covered

When designing outdoor entertaining areas, many of us omit the one element we use indoors to tie our spaces together: area rugs. Just as you would in your indoor space, add color, define seating areas and warm up your outdoor living room simply by throwing down a rug. Here are eight stylish ways to spruce up your patio with an outdoor floor covering.


7 Ways to Create a Gorgeous Outdoor Room

It's spring! Long days, sunshine, birds, barbecues, flowers! For the next six months or so, it's outside time (sorry, people in the Northeast; your time will come). Which means, of course, that you should have an outdoor room, a place where you can do all the things you do in winter — entertain, read, eat, relax — under the big, blue sky.


10 Elements of a Porch Paradise

I've been talking porch once a week for awhile now, and I think it's time to wrap(around) it up. After looking at thousands of porches, figuring out everything I love about them, sharing them and learning from your comments, I've rounded up a few standout elements of great porches. If you're designing a new porch, freshening up your existing one or simply dreaming of a porch, consider which of the following are must-haves for you.


7 Striking Summer Color Combos for Your Outdoor Room

Adding two or three new colors to your furniture and outdoor decor can completely change the look of your yard. Consider one of these winning combinations for drama and happiness in your outdoor living space.


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