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WORK-FROM-HOME ADVICE FOR OWNERS OF VACATION RENTALS

"Living Spaces designer Shelby Greene suggests décor for your vacation home that aids in renters work from home needs and adds some spice to the home"

 
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FLORAL HOME DECOR IDEAS THAT ARE ACTUALLY GROUNDBREAKING

"Shelby Greene, interior decorator at Living Spaces, suggests 'a wide stripe and a tight floral.' She continues, 'With scale, mixing a tighter print with a wide print creates interest, dimension, and movement. It also draws the eye from one print to the next without overwhelming the look all together."

 
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OUTDOOR DECOR IDEAS TO MAKE SMALL SPACES LOOK HUGE

"Go [with vertical decor] to bring your eye up with string lights or hanging plants," suggests Shelby Greene, interior decorator at Living Spaces."

 
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THESE UNEXPECTED FALL 2019 DECOR COLORS WILL BE HUGE ACCORDING TO EXPERTS

"That said, according to Greene, when used in combination with the season's cozy textures, it feels just right. "Use peach pink on sofas and chairs in a soft velvet material," she says. "This color stimulates interest in a warm, inviting setting, such as a formal dining room or living room."

 
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FALL HOME DECOR TRENDS FOR THOSE OBSESSED WITH NEUTRALS

"Shelby Greene, studio stylist for Living Spaces, agrees, and suggests using knit blankets and pillows to encourage coziness. As texturizing walls — without doing anything permanent — she recommends using removable stick-on wallpaper."

 
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THE BIGGEST DECOR TRENDS OF 2020 THAT WERE THE OPPOSITE OF SUBTLE

"One popular piece that featured this trend? "Curvy conversation sofas," says Shelby Greene, an interior designer at Living Spaces. "Since the pandemic, our homes have become spaces of comfort and are more meaningful. Curved sofas are nostalgic of an old era but also allow for a cozy room situation."

 
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6 1980S HOME DECOR TRENDS YOU WON’T REGRET, ACCORDING TO DESIGNERS

“Start with larger neutral pieces and build from there,” says Greene, who suggests peppering in ‘80s-inspired accessories on bookshelves, mantles, and coffee tables. Not all ‘80s trends are created equally, though. If you want to channel this aesthetic, these are the trends pro designers say you won’t regret introducing into your home."

 
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JUST LIKE ‘THE BRADY BUNCH’ HOUSE, THESE 5 RETRO FEATURES ARE MAKING A (BIG) COMEBACK

“Nostalgia is in the air,” says Shelby Greene, a visual stylist at Living Spaces, a La Mirada, California-based home decor and furniture brand. “Young adults are gravitating towards items with striking elements and unique forms of design. This can take the form of a bold orange sectional, a statement-making arc lamp, or a flared desk that looks like a work of art.”

 
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FIVE SMART SOLUTIONS FOR HOMES THAT DON'T HAVE A DESIGNATED DINING ROOM

"If you have a great corner, use that as a dining nook with a built-in bench with storage and a small round table with a couple chairs," says Shelby Greene, interior designer at Living Spaces. "It is tucked out of the way and also cozy and private for dining."

 
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EXPERT TIPS FOR THE BEST HOME OFFICE DESIGNS

"If you have the space for it, ‘float’ your workstation (i.e., don’t place it up against a wall). The further out you push your desk into the room’s center, the more important it will feel. – Shelby Greene, Living Spaces"

 
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INTERIOR DESIGNERS SHARE 10 TRICKS TO MAKE YOUR BATHROOM LOOK AND FEEL BIGGER

"You don't need to stop right where the showerhead starts," Greene told Insider. "Hang your curtain about a foot above, and see how much taller and grand your ceilings appear."

 
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ALUMNA IS STUDIO OPERATIONS STYLIST FOR LIVING SPACES

"New Smyrna Beach, Florida native Shelby Greene had her sights set on FIDM from a young age. After attending 3 Days of Fashion, where she networked with fellow future students and alumni, she was accepted into the Visual Communications program as a high school junior. Since graduating in 2018, Shelby has worked as a Visual Merchandiser at Guess, a Design Studio Specialist at Pottery Barn Kids, and she’s currently a Studio Operations Stylist at Living Spaces. We caught up with the former FIDM Student Ambassador to learn more about her inspiring journey."

 
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6 OF THE MOST SEARCHED OUTDOOR DECOR TRENDS OF SUMMER 2020

“Tiling is a great way to enhance your outdoor living space and bring the comfort of the indoors out,” says Living Spaces interior decorator Shelby Greene. “It creates a trendy, elevated feel that makes it appear you're at a vacation resort all the time, even if your travel plans are on hold.”

 
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5 FESTIVE FOYER LOOKS WE STOLE FROM INSTAGRAM THAT'LL INSTANTLY PUT YOU IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT

“Especially in the Christmastime, a Persian-inspired area rug warms a 'snowy' white space with a rich red glow,” says Shelby Greene of Living Spaces."

 
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GARDEN TRENDS 2021 – ALL THE LATEST LOOKS AND NEW WAYS TO GARDEN

 
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DESIGN TRENDS THAT WILL BE HOT IN 2021, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS

"Another trend that is a direct result of the current stay-at-home world that we live in is bringing the indoors outside. This trend will be hot in 2021, according to Shelby Greene"

 
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HOW TO CREATE A PEACEFUL POOL CABANA AT HOME

"Whether you take a Moroccan-style approach with lanterns, layered rugs, and swing chairs, or create a bohemian getaway with a living green wall, hanging plants, rattan seating, and a lot of pottery, interior designer Shelby Greene says “a cabana gives you an opportunity to create the ultimate outdoor oasis. Adding different texture elements enhances the outdoor experience.”

 
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THESE ESSENTIAL TIPS TURN YOUR BEDROOM INTO A LUXURIOUS ESCAPE THIS WINTER

"Living Spaces designer Shelby Greene said it well when she noted that “we paid attention to our homes more than ever this year. We took more time into making home comfortable, exciting, and different than the average “perfect” interior. Mixing in old pieces to give your home more interest and experimenting with different layers of style, gives your home a great representation of your lifestyle and personality so that we are constantly surrounded by what we love and what makes us feel at home.”

 
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HOW TO CREATE A PEACEFUL POOL CABANA AT HOME

"Whether you take a Moroccan-style approach with lanterns, layered rugs, and swing chairs, or create a bohemian getaway with a living green wall, hanging plants, rattan seating, and a lot of pottery, interior designer Shelby Greene says “a cabana gives you an opportunity to create the ultimate outdoor oasis. Adding different texture elements enhances the outdoor experience.”

 
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WANT TO SPICE UP YOUR “CASTLE”? REDECORATE YOUR HOME ‘BRIDGERTON’ STYLE ON A BUDGET

"Fortunately, you don’t need a time machine or a queen’s ransom to bring a little Bridgeton style into your home. Living Spaces’ designer Shelby Greene shared ways to achieve these lush looks on the cheap."

 
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EXPERT INTERVIEW: 2021 INTERIOR DESIGN WITH SHELBY GREENE OF LIVING SPACES

"2021 is the time to go big. Instead of minimalism, we are seeing a resurgence of maximalism. Statement furniture pieces with bold colors or textures will be popular this year, as well as bold print wallpaper or bright walls and large art pieces or accessories."