The change in seasons brings about a wonderful opportunity to redecorate your home. This fall, look beyond the traditional maple leaves, pumpkins, and warm colors, and turn to the runway for great ideas to spruce up your spaces. With classic prints and luxurious leather, the fashion trends of Fall 2013 are a rich source of inspiration that will give your home a fun and stylish edge.

Shades of Gray

Among all the trends from this year’s fall runway, gray is one of the most sought-after. From charcoal to slate, gray graces the collections of Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera, and is heralded as the new neutral. Incorporate this versatile shade in your home by taking down your summer drapes and replacing them with subtle, silvery gray curtains.

Gray curtains add elegance and sophistication to a room without weighing it down like black often does. To counterbalance gray’s natural coolness, choose a warmer shade of gray or complement the room with wood tones.

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Living in a small place? No problem! Check out Treetopia’s three-step guide to maximizing your space

If you’re living in or moving to a small studio unit and you’re trying to determine how to make a decent living space out of that small area, worry no more! Treetopia is giving you the three basic ideas on how to make the most out of your small space.

Maximizing small spaces

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Trends come and go but there are some styles that keep coming back. Find out which trends have true staying power from Treetopia

There are some styles that stay dormant for a while but always make a comeback in a big way. If you want to decorate your home in a fashion that will always be revived no matter what decade, check out some of the trends that never completely go out of style.

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Get your creative juices pumping by transforming common thrift shop items into awesome Christmas decor

You don’t need expensive items to make your home gorgeous. Use thrift store-bought items to reinvent what you currently have in your storage. Check out some of these ideas:

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Simplify your life week is the perfect time to redecorate with simplicity in mind. Here are some tips to make your home simply amazing

With all the projects that redecorating a home usually involves, it may not seem like simplifying your life through your home decor would be the best idea. However, you might be surprised by just how big a difference taking out an extra side table or repainting a wall can make. The easiest way to do this is by adapting aspects of the minimalist lifestyle to interior decorating.

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Try out these easy ways to make your entryway more welcoming through personalized design

Whether you’re entertaining guests or just coming home after a long day’s work, your home’s entryway both creates a big impression and sets the mood for whoever steps into your home. Regardless if your foyer is a huge room, a closet-like space, or a section of a corridor, there are simple ways on how to infuse your style into this area and make your home welcoming from the time you open the door.  Check out these simple tips:

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Are you ready to discover great finds for your home? Check out some of the most popular yard sales happening in August

Like any savvy Treetopia reader knows, yard sales can be a treasure trove of home décor and fashion items waiting to be discovered… and at cheaper prices at that! If you’re on a treasure hunt right now, then you’re in for a treat because we have the treasure map to the biggest yard sales this season.

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Find ways to turn old furniture into something fabulous and useful again

Do you find yourself wondering how to collect more fitting furniture and get rid of old ones that don’t seem to complement the style of your home? How about hitting two birds with one stone by repurposing old but usable items into new furniture instead? Check out these simple ways to repurpose items and integrate them into your home décor:

Find ways to turn duplicate gifts you received into new home décor items or Christmas ornaments

For any occasion we celebrate, we’re bound to receive generic presents from people who did not have enough time to think about what to get for their family or friends. Instead of just storing these items or recycling them as generic gifts for some other occasion, why not repurpose them into trendy and useful home décor. Check out these four commonly given gifts and what easy DIY projects you can do with them:

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Get your home summer-ready with these tips and tricks to give your home that awesome summer atmosphere

Summer is fast approaching but if you still haven’t decided whether to just brighten up your home or create an artistic and imaginative living space, you may want to consider channeling your creativity and matching your home décor with the season. Here are some summer home décor ideas to bring out that wonderful summer vibe.

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As always, repainting the walls and/or ceiling of your home is a valid option. If you choose to repaint your walls, choose cool, vibrant colors to reflect summer joie de vivre. Blue hues, especially light ones, conjure images of clear blue skies reflected upon vast oceans and seas. Bright yellows and greens bring with them the image of the Earth’s flora at its peak. Close your eyes and imagine your favorite summer activity and think of the color it resembles most so you can apply it to your home.
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