Design Articles

Design Basics

These days, design magazines, blogs, websites, and television programs dominate the media, offering tips and tricks and DIY projects galore. It’s enough to make your head spin into stripes and chevron. If you feel overwhelmed, you’re not alone -- but don’t give up. In truth, all you need are a few design basics to achieve your desired look.

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How to Decorate With Mirrors

Mirror, Mirror on the wall, make my room the most stylish of all. (Details in this guide.)

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Lighting Basics

Lighting is a shifty science. Learn how to shed light in all the right places with our handy guide to lighting basics.

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Table Talk

Your table isn’t just another piece of furniture in the house. It’s a place where friends and family gather. Take some time to get this essential piece right.

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Color and Mood

Feeling passionate, powerful, or peppy? Set your desired tone with our paint-by-colors guide to mood.

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Decorating Vertical Spaces

Take your walls from ‘meh’ to amazing with our expert advice on how to decorate vertical spaces.

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Good Night Sleep

Step aside sheep. We’ve compiled the best techniques for getting a good night’s sleep.

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Utilizing the Color Wheel

There’s no luck about it: Taking a spin on the color wheel is a quick, easy, and surefire way to update your décor.

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Bedroom Décor Ideas

Sure, you may be asleep in the bedroom more than half of the time, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t look gorgeous 24-7.

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Bookcases: Uses and Arrangements

Bookcases are the little engines that could. Find out how you can use a bookcase in every room in the house!

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Decorative Paint Ideas

Put some wow on your walls with paint techniques worthy of a gallery.

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Seasonal Decorating: Summer

Celebrate warm weather, lake swimming, and lazy days with summer décor that ushers the outside in.

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All About Accessories

Like the frosting on the cake, accessories add a special touch to your room. Learn how to make the most of your accessories collection with our guide to arranging accessories.

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How to Choose an Area Rug

At Slumberland we consider area rugs “floor art.” Inspire your inner artist with our tips and tricks for decorating with area rugs.

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How to Decorate a Mantel

With a few inspired decorating tips, your mantel can serve as your home’s main stage.

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Update in an Hour

You can be short on time, yet long on style. Find out how you can update your home in an hour or less.

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Seasonal Decorating: Fall

Get out the gourds: Fall is here and it’s time to decorate!

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Spring cleaning Checklist

Roll up your sleeves and get down and dirty with our guide to spring-cleaning.

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