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October 03, 2018
While each home as their own unique interior design style, there are certain elements one is guaranteed to find in each house, regardless of the overall look. One of those mainstays? Mirrors. Take a peek into how mirrors can reflect all of the best parts of your home, and hide away some of the shortcomings.
Brighten Dark Rooms
Mirrors naturally reflect light. Aside from showing us how gorgeous we look each day, it’s one of the best aspects of mirrors. By placing a mirror (or five) across from windows, or in nooks that traditionally catch light, you’re amplifying and quite literally doubling the light in your home without any fancy upgrades.
Use As Inexpensive Art
Purchasing, renovating, or decorating your home are all naturally expensive situations. Often times, an easy element to ignore is including art. Seen as an indulgence or unnecessary (and pricey!), art quickly gets knocked off the list. Using mirrors as a replacement for art or wall decor is a simple solution. Plus, as many varieties of mirrors can be found at estate or garage sales, or at lower cost box stores, nearly everyone can afford a few new interesting mirrors.
Make Small Rooms Larger
As anyone who’s ever lived in a tiny apartment can tell you, creating design within a small space can make you feel like you’re quickly out of options. Without meaning to, one may highlight the restrictions as opposed to subtlety hiding them. If you’re in a small space at the moment, meet your new best friend: mirrors. Use higher placement to draw one’s eye upward, elongating the height of your room. Place mirrors vertically along taller walls, and horizontally along wide walls so you expand your space with one simple element.
Mirrors have another super power in their ability to add texture to any space. Consider the frame, shape, and design of the mirrors you’re selecting. Want to add some rustic vibes? Choose a natural wooden frame. Seeking chic? Go full on stainless steel with sparkly accents. Making a bold statement? Find the largest mirror your room can handle and set it up in a prominent place. Also factor in whatever is being reflected in your mirror as to the texture and energy it will add to your space.
Our homes offer an exceptional opportunity to create the surroundings we want to see reflected in our lives. By adding mirrors throughout your home you’re multiplying your space, opportunities, light, people, and views, among many other things. What do you want to see more of in your own home, family, or life? How can mirrors reflect that inside the rooms of your home? Tell us how you love to utilize mirrors in your own home, or how you plan to, by leaving a comment below.
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November 07, 2018
If you’ve been keeping up on our regular blog posts, you’ve recently seen a fun tribute to the resurgence of wallpaper, and another festive Halloween post. Both posts may have you wondering as to where many of those photos have come from. Wonder no more! This week we’re highlighting a recent home design by HHC Living.
Without further adieu, let’s hop in and check out this gorgeous 2018 interior design from our ever-growing portfolio.
October 23, 2018
Halloween is officially one week away – scary, right? If you haven’t quite gotten into the spirit yet, we have several Spooktacular ideas for what to do, plus tons of decorating inspiration via one of our recent interior design projects. After all, what could HHC stand for other than Halloween Home & Co? Grab a favorite candy bar, light that pumpkin candle, and let’s Hocus Focus on having a bewitching Halloween celebration.
October 21, 2018
Wallpaper is back, in a big way, and better than ever. When you think of the classic wall covering, you might find yourself traveling back in time to your grandparent’s home where dingy, yellowing, overwhelming patterns were found literally everywhere in the house. You can almost smell it, right? Yikes. Trust us when we say the new and improved version is not your grandmother’s wallpaper. Click through to fall in love with this updated classic. After all, everybody loves a comeback.
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