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How Should I Paint my Beadboard?

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Hi Karen,

Paint the beadboard a darker gray and the walls a lighter is absoluetly something you can do and would help to ground the space as the darker color would be on the lower...

Hi Jane,

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help. Our online interior design process is designed to help you maximize your decorating...

Hi Faris,

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help. You have got a great eclectic space with some mid century flair. If you are wantin...

Hi Rachel,

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help. Meshing two design styles is a great way to really create a unique feel in your s...

Hi Olivia! Thanks for your question! I think what you have done with your space is a great choice for your layout. Creating a seperation with the sofa is a smart way t...

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Dressing Up Your Lighting

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Hello Eric, Adding a pendant shade to your space would give it a more finished look. Unfortunetly, finding a drum shade that is non fabric under $100 is quite the challenge. I was ab...

Hi Angela, Adding 18-24" is a good rule of thumb to follow when figuring out a rug to fit under your table, this allows for the chairs to still fit on the rug whi...

Hi Katie! Due to high volume, Lauren has reached her maximum number of questions but I am happy to help! Adding in some photographs would be a great way to switch up t...

Hello Roxy! Making the best use of space is wise and an office in the kitchen is a common concept. Adding in a built in would help define the space as well as add valu...

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Choosing Art

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