house & home

How to Solve Every Awkward Window Treatment Problem

If you're giving your awkward, naked windows the stink eye more than a couple of times a day because every dressing solution you've tried just doesn't look right, keep reading. At NousDecor, we know the struggle is real when it comes to finding the right dressing solution for awkward windows. With dormers in... read more

The 6 Best Kitchen Design Trends To Try in 2015

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The beginning of the year is the perfect time to re-evaluate your kitchen’s style. But how do you know which popular styles are truly classic, and which are just trends? Whether you’re designing your ultimate dream remodel, or planning a weekend DIY project, make sure you choose styles that will still look great in ten years.... read more

These Chic Storage Pieces Will Be Your Little Secret

Storage. It's essential in small spaces, and can act as a lifesaver when it comes to clearing clutter. Everyone needs more of it, but it's not always—ahem—so style-friendly to include heavy cabinets and drawers in every nook and cranny. Thankfully, NousDecor has rounded up a few brilliant designers have taken up the desperate need for... read more

DIY This Marble Serving Board for Your Next Party

DIY marble cheeseboard
Make a stylish cheese or serving board for just a few dollars with this super easy DIY. A few hacks to a simple marble tile from the hardware store and you will be done with more than enough time to cook up a 4 course meal! Perfect for your upcoming fall and winter get togethers!... read more

Keep Cozy With a DIY Log Cut Fireplace Filler

DIY log fireplace filler
Block out that unused nonfunctional fireplace with this cozy and simple fireplace filler. Using budget friendly backyard branches you can create your own filler customized for your space. The perfect piece to set the mood for fall! What You'll Need: Tree branches in various diameters Piece of plywood cut to size for your... read more

10 Metallic Accents to Warm Up Your Space

Indulge yourself with metallic decor in gold, copper and bronze for every room of the house. MORE MUST-CLICKS: Shop the Best Fall Dresses Under $200 The Top Ten Looks From New York Fashion Week Shop the Seventies Bohemian Trend read more

How to Perfect the Art of the BBQ

Though the end of summer may be oh-so-sadly nearing, there's still time to get a BBQ or two in before those hot days come to a close. Not that you really need an excuse for bringing friends over for an outdoor gathering, of course, but the end of the season certainly marks a good time to haul out the grill for... read more

DIY This Trendy Geometric Pendant Lamp

DIY Geometric Brass Pendant Light
Save money on those pricey high end home decor store pendant lights and make your own with this easy tutorial. With just a few simple supplies you can design and create your own for a fraction of the price of store bought. Customize your size and shape to craft this perfect illuminated accent piece for your... read more

How to Style Your Apartment in 2015

Though trends may come and go, we at nousDECOR think we've cracked the code to getting an apartment look that's so very 2015. The secret to getting this style down pat? A combination of pieces that are alternately neutral, colorful, and patterned in modern shapes. Whether they're Mid-Century Modern reminiscent (as the era is very hot this year) or uber... read more

6 Ways to Throw a Party With Minimal Effort

So, of the "pick two" health triangle of doing well at work, having a robust social life, and sleep, you've clearly chosen social life. Of course, that means you're hosting party after party after party, which even if you're Jay Gatsby himself can start to get a little draining after a while. All the prep work involved, the decorating, the buying of the alcohol,... read more