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It’s our goal to bring relevant, valuable information into your life that helps you transform your space with design principles and approaches that fit you perfectly. That’s why we feature a range of topics on all things home, from interior design know-how and inspiration looks you’ll love to space planning and home staging tips that work to enhance what you’ve already got.

15 Most Popular Interior Design Styles Defined

By designallurepdx | Apr 9, 2018

When it comes to recreating our interiors, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly one style you’re most attracted to.  Especially when there is so much inspiration out there! I mean seriously, try to Pinterest living room inspiration. The overwhelming amount of different options to choose from can leave us feeling bewildered and confused. Have…

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Shop This Look | Coastal Living Room

By designallurepdx | Apr 8, 2018

If you’re looking for some coastal living room ideas, you came to the right place! These are some of our favorite Houzz coastal interior design finds as of yet! This coastal living room features lots of visual texture with a calming and cozy neutral pallet. Its inspiration was behind the fun and relaxing environment we…

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Principles and Elements of Interior Design | Part 2

By designallurepdx | Apr 4, 2018

Welcome to the principles and elements of interior design part 2! Thanks for reading further! As you know these principles of interior design are essential methods and tools for designing spaces. In the last article we highlighted the 8 elements that, when implemented properly create stunning interiors just like Chip and Joanna Gaines! As always,…

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What is Rae Dunn & Why is it so Popular?

By designallurepdx | Apr 2, 2018

THE TREASURE HUNT BEGINS “Hey, I NEED RAE DUNN!!” Kara texts me late Saturday morning. “Rae Dunn? What’s Rae Dunn?” I replied, confused as to what she is talking about. “That pottery glass stuff!” she reminds me. “If you see any large lettering ANYTHING, please purchase it for me ASAP. I’m looking for bird houses…

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Best Home Staging Tips to Sell Your House Fast

By designallurepdx | Jan 9, 2018

Have you ever tried listing your home on the market to find that months go by and not a single offer came in? Many people have been there and it’s difficult when you don’t know what to do next. The good news is, you came to the right place because home staging has proven to…

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paint color of the year 2018

Sherwin Williams 2018 Paint Color of the Year

By designallurepdx | Jan 7, 2018

Now that the new year is here we are seeing new and trending paint colors featured everywhere. There’s not time like the present for giving our home a fresh look. At Design Allure, we believe that creating spaces is a labor of love  and like anything of importance, (like our health and relationships), inspired motivation…

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Shop This Look | Farmhouse Living Room

By designallurepdx | Jan 7, 2018

If you’re looking for some farmhouse living room ideas for the perfect conversation area, you came to the right place! These are some of our favorite Houzz farmhouse interior finds as of yet! This farmhouse living room features visual texture with a stunning distressed shiplap paneling, while also embracing a calming and cozy neutral pallet.…

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Shop This Look | Contemporary Master Bedroom

By designallurepdx | Dec 11, 2017

If you’re looking for some contemporary bedroom ideas you came to the right place! These are some of our favorite Houzz finds as of yet! This contemporary master bedroom features pop’s of stylish gold, while also embracing an intense teal to set the mood. Don’t you just love that tufted headboard? It was the perfect…

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5 Interior Design Mistakes to Avoid

By designallurepdx | Nov 14, 2017

We’ve all been there – You find something at the store and you think to yourself, “This is going to look amazing in my living room and I HAVE to have it!”  Then you bring this amazing piece home just to find out that’s it’s the wrong color, size or simply just throws the balance…

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