Finding Your Interior Design Style

stylishlook_promo_blog What’s your favorite style? Spring is often the perfect time of year to refresh your decor and get a stylish new look! If you are unsure about your favorite interior design style, perusing images online is a great way to discover your look. Finding the right style isn’t about “what’s in style”, rather it’s about what makes you feel at home, what brings a smile to your face, and when it comes right down to it, what feels like “you”. Here are some of our favorite websites to search by style and room:

The HGTV Designer Portfolio section has an array of beautiful images and allows you to search by room, style and color. (Photo Source:  Heather Hilliard, Interior Designer)

Houzz Room Search

Houzz is another great website  with thousands of high quality images of home interiors, and you can search by room, style, color, floor, furniture items in the room and so much more.

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If you love Modern interiors, Freshome specializes in calm, refreshing  cosmopolitan interiors and allows you to search by home type, room and furniture.

House Beautiful’s Photo Gallery has thousands of designer room images from their magazine that will inspire you and get your creative juices flowing.

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Finally, searching Google images is a fabulous resource, and you can search by any criteria.

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To find furniture pieces  by your favorite style, you can also browse Belle Escape’s Interior Design Style section, which includes popular pieces in a variety of styles, including French country, shabby chic, coastal cottage, vintage french, farmhouse chic, industrial chic, rustic  and many more!

All of these online websites will provide inspiration as you plan a new look that will transform a house into your dream home!

Cosmopolitan Chic Furniture – on Trend!

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Contemporary furnishings are always in style! But in 2014, we are seeing more and more elegant modern pieces worked into traditional, French and cottage style settings. Geometric lines, plexiglass, shiny silver finishes and mid-century forms are all this rage this year, with these elements adding a dash of cosmopolitan sophistication to this year’s most popular interior designs. Take a look at Belle Escape’s new Cosmo Chic Collection, featuring gold geometric chandeliers, polished nickle tables and lamps, modern side tables, nail studded ottomans, an array of plexiglass tables and chairs and so much more!

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Shimmering Silver & Gold Chandeliers

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Like a jewelry box filled with glitz, glam, and sparkle, adding a silver or gold chandelier to your home can add a sophisticated elegance and romantic feel to your space. The symbol of luxury, these chandeliers will catch and reflect the light and create a dramatic setting for an entry, dining room or bedroom.

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Red is a hot furniture trend!

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Fall/Winter 2013-2014 runway colors are vibrant, exciting and rich! And, as always, these fashion trends translate into home furnishing trends. Packed full of energy and excitement, the color red is creeping back into vogue in the world of interior design with this wave of vibrant hues coming in from fashion trends. For years, people shied […]

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Sultry Shades of Gray Furnishings

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Add a touch of sophistication to your home with Belle Maison’s new Vintage Gray furnishings. Whether you are looking for a gray sofa or settee, a weathered gray chair or ottoman or soft gray hued lighting, you will love this collection of furnishings in sultry shades of gray.

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Cozy Farmhouse Chic Decorating

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A warm, inviting place to gather with friends and family. Isn’t this what we all strive to have in our homes? It is not only the architectural style of the farmhouse that appeals to many, but also the simplicity. The proportions are generous and the rooms are connected by open corridors. The distressed painted furnishings […]

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Beautiful New Cottage Style Furnishings

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Cottage style furniture has never been lovelier! Here’s a peek at our newest items. Furniture with gray wash finishes, metal top tables and hand blown lamps. Hand painted chests, consoles and tables in neutral tones. Metal coffee tables, accent tables and chairs for an industrial chic look. Beautiful French style benches, chairs and ottomans with […]

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Home Decor Trends 2014

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Home furnishing trends in 2014 are expected to be bold, colorful and eclectic. Expect to see retro lighting, furniture in hues of blue, purple and gray, Greek symbol embellishments, skull motifs, geometric shapes and both acrylic and rich wood furniture.

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The French Chair Affair

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Choosing the right dining chairs can feel a bit like looking for the “one”. We are first attracted by the appearance, but then we want more details. Is it our style? Does it make us feel comfortable? Is it stable enough to stand the test of time? It’s important to really know what you’re looking […]

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Finding the Perfect Display Cabinet

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I think we all come across the same issues in our homes in trying to find more storage for things that we have accumulated over the years. Sometimes we just need the space to store them, and other times we want to display our treasured objects for everyone to admire. Selecting the right cabinet requires […]

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Coastal Home Decorating Themes

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There is nothing quite like the feeling of the beach. Whether you have a coastal cottage getaway or merely want to evoke the spirit of the seaside in your permanent home, there are many simple ways to incorporate the carefree, fresh, ocean feel into your decor. So enjoy the sun, sand and sea and everything […]

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French Country Dining Room Furniture

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French County style dining rooms are warm and inviting spaces that allow guests to pull up a chair and linger over a dinner with friends and family. French Country design has been around for centuries and remains one of the most popular dining room styles today. To achieve this look there are many pieces you […]

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