Brighten Your Kitchen Decor With The Flair of a Professional Home Decorator

Brighten Your Kitchen Decor With The Flair of a Professional Home Decorator

Eyes are supposed to be the windows to the soul. While being able to read the people around you is important, properly accenting your real windows is a lot easier to accomplish. A beautifully decorated home is a real joy, and one of the key elements to properly decorating your home is to put a good face on your windows. Window treatments are one of the quickest and easiest ways to dress up any house. A room that is generally overlooked in window decorations is the kitchen. We spend a good deal of our lives in our kitchens. The necessity […]

Fall Decorating Ideas for your Airbnb Home in the Hudson Valley – by Dino Alexander, Alluvion Vacations – Hudson Valley's Top Vacation Rental Management Agency

Fall Decorating Ideas for your Airbnb Home in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

The fall season is about to bring thousands of visitors from all across the globe to our beautiful area to watch the leaves change color and to be amazed and inspired for months to come. To help with getting the most out of your Airbnb home, Dino Alexander of the Alluvion Vacations shares some of his top fall decorating ideas that will make your Airbnb home stand out from the rest and get you the most bookings this fall season in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. Read on to get inspired on how to decorate your Airbnb home and once […]

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art – Hudson Valley Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art

The Hudson Valley region of New York provides the perfect backdrop for all kinds of photography, from landscapes to portraits and more, and local photographer Maxwell Alexander of the Duncan Avenue Studios has made it his mission to showcase the best of this beautiful area in his fine art nature photography print collection. If you’re looking to improve your Airbnb listing and give your space that extra spark, these nature wall art prints might be just what you need! Check out some of the photos below to see how your space can benefit from these stunning photographs and prints that […]

Mortgage Broker Lisa Ferrara Shares Spring Home Decorating Tips for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Home – Presented by Superior Mortgage Company Inc. NMLS #43642 – Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Mortgage Broker Lisa Ferrara Shares Spring Home Decorating Tips for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Home

When it comes to creating a home decor style, it can be easy to get caught up in what other people say you should do or think of as the right way to go about it. But at the end of the day, your home should reflect who you are and how you want to live your life – and that includes your decor style! When it comes to authentic Hudson Valley home decor, there are plenty of simple tricks you can use that will result in an overall effect that’s both beautiful and unique, including these spring home decor […]

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5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art

A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are five steps that should be in your decision-making process when choosing wall art. Measure the Space One of the most essential parts of choosing the wall art that will look great is finding pieces that will be big enough to make an impact but not so […]

Turn Your Living into a Relaxation Oasis with These Simple Home Decor Tips - Presented by Simplida Fine Art – World's Finest Wall Art

How to Create a Relaxing Oasis in Your Home with These Simple Home Decor Tips

How do you relax after a long day? Relax a bit at home. However, what if the ambiance or vibe of your home isn’t as inviting as it should be? Sleeping in your bedroom or cooking in the kitchen are two common choices. How do you unwind and relax? Where is your favorite spot? It’s the living room. Whether you want to spend time with your family, play with your children or arrange a get-together, the family room is the place where you can do that. The living room should be a place that gives you that feeling of being […]

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Designer Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor

When you think about decorating your home, you probably picture colorful throw pillows, an array of rugs, and perhaps a bed cover or two. All those elements play a huge role in home décor, but there is another element that is just as important. How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Photographer, Designer, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach Artwork can transform your bare walls into things of beauty, and all you need to make it happen is sometimes. You can order everything you need online, from the […]

How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art

How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art

When artwork groupings are nicely arranged, they create a collage effect; when they are improperly hung, they become a mess. To maximize how well each piece reads as a group, decide if you need to rearrange the pieces, alter the spacing, or leave them as they are. How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art Seeing your pieces too close to each other is like being in a crowded mall: overwhelming and uninspiring. Consider removing only the smallest pieces to give the arrangement some breathing room. Taking down every piece will make the collection look sparse. Put […]

Beyond Aesthetics: Calming Wall Decor for Any Space

Beyond Aesthetics: Relaxing Nature Photography to Calm Your Mind – Wall Art by Maxwell Alexander

Photographer Maxwell Alexander has a keen eye when it comes to integrating powerful emotions and visual imagery—an eye that often transcends dimensions and different mediums, prominently displayed in his new series of fine art still-life sculpture photography. A few years back, Maxwell Alexander created a series of sculptures inspired by the idea of mind travel through the Universe. He initially planned to produce a commercial run of these pieces to sell as home decor. However, as he was pulled in multiple directions by the rapidly growing collective of Duncan Avenue brands, Maxwell put his passion project on hold until further […]

The Best Thanksgiving Decorations to Make Your Holiday Extra Special – Hudson Valley Style Decor with Dino Alexander

The Best Thanksgiving Decorations to Make Your Holiday Extra Special

Thanksgiving is a time when we reflect on the people in our lives who are important to us. Take the time to decorate your home in honor of this very special holiday this year. The Best Thanksgiving Decorations to Make Your Holiday Extra Special – Hudson Valley Style Decor with Dino Alexander This Thanksgiving, you can let your friends and family know how much they mean to you. Hopefully, these decorations will make this Thanksgiving one that will be remembered for many years to come. Your Thanksgiving table will be a thing of beauty with a table runner in gold, […]

Beautify Your Hudson Valley Living with Fresh Fall Decorating Ideas – with Dino Alexander – Portrait Lifestyle Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Beautify Your Hudson Valley Living with Fresh Fall Decorating Ideas

Fall is upon us, and the Hudson Valley is once again ready to welcome you with its beautiful colors of yellow, orange, red, and brown! Get some fresh home décor ideas by scrolling down. Beautify Your Hudson Valley Living with Fresh Fall Decorating Ideas – with Dino Alexander There is nothing like autumn to put you in the mood for change. Leaves are burning, peanuts are roasting, and most people are just beginning to feel a chill in the air. More than smelling it, you can see the changes that are approaching. Observe and enjoy the vivid colors of leaves […]

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Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Toni Ann Perry

Everyone appreciates home decorating ideas when planning to make improvements to their home. You may have visions of your own about how your new home décor would look but it’s always nice to have an alternative plan. There are definitely home decorating ideas that you haven’t discovered. There are constantly changes being made regarding trends in home decorating. Checking out new home decorating ideas may give birth to a new home decorating plan for your space. Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Toni Ann Perry Being able to find home decorating ideas is a treat but […]

Bedroom Design Trends: 3 Tips to Cozy Up Your Space

Bedroom Design Trends: 3 Tips to Cozy Up Your Space

(BPT) – You put a lot of care into curating your bedroom, but these days, it may look more like a gym or an office than your sleep sanctuary. In fact, Stanford News points to several nationwide surveys, which found that more than half of Americans now working from home are doing so from their bedrooms. To help reclaim your bedroom as a place designed for sleep, Joy Cho and Corey Damen Jenkins, interior design experts who work with Stearns & Foster — a luxury mattress company known for handcrafted style and comfort — have identified the following design tips […]

How to Make Your Hudson Valley Rental Feel Like Home

According to Statista.com, “The share of Americans who rent their home is 27%, the share of non-homeowners who can’t afford to buy a home is 43%, the share of renters living in single-family homes in the US is 42%, and the share of renters under 30 years old in the US is 49%.” Maybe you are a new renter or someone who has been renting for a while and you want to make your rental feel more like home. Consider the following tips to transform your rental space into the comfortable space you love coming home to. Embellishing the Walls […]

A Cabin Theme for Your Home Decorating Ideas – Home Decor with Xiomara Marrero

Exploring Rustic Cabin Theme – Home Decor 101 with Realtor Xiomara Marrero

When it comes to home decorating there is one thing that must be said-people seem too long for the simple life and cabin living. Of all the styles of decorating and décor this is one that seems to be repeated most often but in different ways. Seriously there are a lot of resources on ‘cabin’ décor such as Pinterest boards, websites, magazines, brochures, books, and how-to videos all over the place than probably any other style of decorating. One reason for the phenomenal popularity of this particular type of home decorating style probably has a little bit to do with […]

Decorating on a Budget – Make it Fun and Enjoyable

Decorating on a Budget – Make it Fun and Enjoyable

For anybody, decorating on a budget can be a challenge, but it also can be very rewarding. It will also teach you how to showcase your home. In this book, we will provide great ideas and tips for decorating various rooms within your home without going over budget. Just by adding a few small, but creative and decorative details, you can make any home look like a million dollars. As long as you approach your decorating on a budget creatively, it should not only save you money, but will be fun also. If you want to create the perfect look […]

8 Tips for Decorating Your NYC Apartment, or Hudson Valley Home – By Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

8 Tips for Decorating Your New York City Apartment, or the New Second Home in Hudson Valley

Here are some easy tips to decorate your NYC rental apartment or your new home in the Hudson Valley. After answering these questions for yourself, you might also see the benefits of the spacious Hudson Valley living and the highly dynamic, but sometimes spatially confined New York City lifestyle. Taking a few moments to think about your home will help you fully enjoy it. 8 Tips for Decorating Your NYC Apartment, or Hudson Valley Home – By Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Think about your home, and answer these questions: 1. What do you want it to […]

A Look at a Few Popular Decorating Styles – Home Decor 101 with Realtor Xiomara Marrero

A Look at a Few Popular Decorating Styles – Home Decor 101 with Realtor Xiomara Marrero

A Look At A Few Popular Decorating Styles Popular decorating styles are always changing. Is your home up to date on the latest fashion trends and decorating tips? Popular decorating styles are fun, interesting and they just add something to talk about to the rest of the home. If you are considering a redo of your living room, your kitchen, your bedroom or virtually any other room in or outside of your home, consider some of today’s more popular choices. You are sure to find one, or two, that you really love to use. Traditional: We have to start with […]

Just Moved to a New Home? Decorate Like a Pro with These Easy Steps – by Designer Maxwell L. Alexander, MA, BFA

Just Moved to a New Home? Decorate Like a Pro with These Easy Steps

You’ve moved into your new home, unpacked the boxes, arranged and rearranged the furniture, hung a few things on the walls. Hmmm. You know, or think you know how you want your rooms to feel but can’t get from the builder white walls and your old stuff to that wonderful comfy inviting look you got when you were in the model of the home you purchased? Just Moved to a New Home? Decorate Like a Pro with These Easy Steps – by Designer Maxwell L. Alexander, MA, BFA Before you panic and true anxiety sets in know there are more […]

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Helpful Home Decorating Tips for Your New York City Apartment

When making plans for a home decorating project, it is important to sit down and write down your ideas and goals. Without a plan the experience may become confusing and frustrating. There are many details to work out when planning to decorate your home such as theme, materials and intentions for the space being decorated. It is pointless to get up one morning thinking I’ll decorate my dining room today. It would be a nice thought but without previous planning, doubtfully the project would amount too much. Home decorating tips such as this are helpful. After jotting down ideas and […]