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Home Decorating Ideas: The 5 Secrets to Pulling Off Simple, Minimal Design:

Living with Less

creamy white walls and window treatments are the backbone of this clutter-free room. Furniture with clean lines sticks with the streamlined look. A modern nesting table pulls out for serving food and drinks. To maintain the crisp look, pick a single accent color in a modern shade, like bright orange. Replace with a new hue to change the look.

Decorating for the later years

greige: interior design ideas and inspiration for the transitional home : Beautiful Butler's Pantry...:

Relaxed Luxury

Bursting With Plants, a 1910 Portland Foursquare for a Florist and Barista (via Bloglovin.com ):

The many uses of a rug!