design trend: Mid-century Modern Design Series: Bar Carts - 10/29/13 04:57 AM
Design2Sell’s Mid-Century Modern series continues with a staple item of this trend- Bar Carts. Bar carts keep barware and alcohol on hand for easy access while entertaining, and are often used for an extra storage spot for accessories. These carts were highly popular during the height of the mid-century era. Today bar carts recall the clean-lined aesthetic of the 1950s and '60s and add an extra flare to a room. They radiate elegance and chicness and have become quite popular again.
 Below are a few bar carts Design2Sell is inspired by. Tell us what you think!
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design trend: Mid-century Modern Design Series: Patterns & Textures - 10/29/13 03:39 AM
Design2Sell’s Mid-century Modern Design continues with Patterns & Textures.  This trend really embraces clean lines, geometric shapes, graphics and vivid colors such as the primary colors -red, yellow and blue combined with white or black. Graphics were also including in patterns giving the pattern a unique feel. The textures where usually heavier in weight like burlap or wool knits which had included a textural value to the fabric and also displayed good quality. Today we are seeing a lot of chevron, poke-a-dots and stripe patterns. Below are a few patterns and textures we enjoy that can be used in today’s décor.
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design trend: Mid-century Modern Design Series: ART - 10/19/13 07:30 AM
Design2Sell’s know the importance of using art to convey a mood and give personality to a space. Art will also be covered in our Mid-Century Modern Design Series.  It’s important that you pick a piece you like since usually our selection of art illustrates our tastes and can be one of the first things we notice when we enter a room.  We believe this quote holds true…
“When it comes to art, buy with your eyes, not your ears. I tried very hard not to ‘decorate’ with art. Art should be reflective of your personality and what’s going on in your … (0 comments)

design trend: Wall Decals: An Easy Way to Customize Your Room - 02/26/13 09:32 PM
 For those of us who like to keep up with design trends and make a room stand out without doing anything drastic- Design2sell has a solution for you.  Adding artwork with a high impact can really transform a room without doing anything too permanent and can be really inexpensive. Using vinyl wall decals are a very hot trend right now and add that extra creative punch to a room. They are easy to remove and won’t damage your walls. Just apply and remove like stickers. This is definitely a plus if you decide to move, are renting or are just plain … (1 comments)

design trend: Design Trend: Hiding the TV - 01/30/13 09:58 PM
Design2Sell has taken notice of all the clever and creative ways designers are utilizing this trend. With Televisions becoming flatter and thinner it has become much easier to put our TVs in different locations. Some basic places would be on a TV stand/entertainment center, in an armoire or an top of a fireplace. Now people are doing away with having the TV visible entirely and making it completely disguiseable by having them slide up out of counter tops and hiding them behind frames. Here are a few clever example of how Televisions are being disguised...

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design trend: Design Trend: Tiles - 11/14/12 10:40 PM
 
Design2Sell has been noticing the latest design trend- Tiles! Now tiles are not something new to the design world and you can almost always find them in a home. The most common place to find tiles is in the bathroom, but we have been seeing how they can add that extra punch to not only the bathroom but other rooms as well.  Tiles can add color and style to a dull bathroom or add some vibrancy to a kitchen back splash. With so many different styles, patterns and colors available they really are becoming a growing trend. Their durability and … (1 comments)

design trend: Décor Trend : Pennies - 07/23/12 11:57 PM
 

Design2Sell has taken notice of this unique design trend. Adding an element of metal to a space can be as easy as using pennies. Not only is it affordable but it looks rather cool. Here are some examples of how people are using pennies to spruce up their space…

Pennies in your bathroom or pennies as a floor.

Pennies add great texture to countertops and backsplashes.
 
Or try using pennies as a DIY art project.
 
What do you think about these unique design ideas? A penny for your thoughts!
 
(Written by: Kristine Cupid)
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