Monthly Furniture and Home Design Inspiration #2

Monthly Furniture and Home Design Inspiration #2

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This month, I have more beautiful Model Home furniture and interior design inspiration for you!

Like I mentioned in last month’s home inspiration post, I took most of these pictures while touring local Model Homes. The designers that work on these homes know how to make you fall in love with the idea of moving, or at least redesigning your home. Right?! I love all of the design tips and decor ideas I gather from Model Homes. Even the furniture design inspiration is fantastic.

I always look for furniture pieces that I think I could build on my own. Or, that at least have elements that I could build. I take these pictures to remind myself of great design elements that I can pull into my next build or room remodel.

Speaking of room remodels, I am knee deep in my boys’ bedroom makeover. In fact, I am about to get busy caulking about a million pieces of lattice on a feature wall. Wish me luck! 😉 You can find a few pictures below that are inspiring their bedroom makeover too. Aren’t kid’s bedrooms fun to design?

Side note: I wish I could provide more detail on where to find the furniture and decor in these pictures, but I have no idea where to buy these things. IF YOU RECOGNIZE something from a store or designer, please let us know in the comments. Thanks!!!


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This Month’s Home and Furniture Design Inspiration

Beautiful Open Concept Living Room, Dining Room, and Kitchen. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
This is an eye-caching stairway view, right?! It’s beautifully designed. And great inspiration for how to set up distinct areas for each room. The rugs in the Living Room and Dining Room areas help define each area. What do you think of those dual coffee tables??
Tile Feature Wall in a Bedroom. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
My husband loves this tile feature wall. I do like it, but as the DIY’er, I’m not sure I’d be brave enough to tile a wall. It’s just knowing that it’d be a massive pain to remove and re-drywall that would stop me from trying. Would you do it?
Girl's Bedroom Window Treatment Idea. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
This little corner is so sweet and pretty. Model Homes always have great window treatments. I love that look but could I sleep with all that light coming through???
Whitewashed Herringbone Dining Table Design. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
I love this whitewashed Herringbone design on this table top. I need to try this technique on something one day. I did find a pretty Herringbone Coffee Table with beautiful legs on Amazon.
Herringbone Dining Table Design Idea. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
A Side View look at the Herringbone table. I think I’d go with chunky wood pedestal legs If I were going to build this.
4 pieces of furniture I use for DIY furniture design inspiration. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
Which is your favorite? Which would you buy or build for your home?
Grey & Maple Butcher Block Island with shelf. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
This Maple Butcher Block Island was for sale at Home Goods for $1500, guys! I mean, c’mon furniture builders. You know you could build this for so much less. 🙂
Farmhouse Pedestal Side Table Design Idea. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
I love the design on this pedestal side table. I could pretty easily change it a bit and build my own without fancy tools. Put it on my huge to-build list. 😉
Upcycled Drawer Leaning Bookshelf DIY Idea. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
This leaning bookshelf was really pretty in person. Sorry I didn’t get a better picture. It’s made to look like upcycled drawers. Cute game room storage!
Chippy Paint Rustic Living Room Bookshelf Idea. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
Look at this furniture design inspiration! The Rustic chippy paint in different colors is always appealing. I shared something similar in last month’s inspiration post too. Mixing a bit of hidden storage with display areas gives this Rustic Living Room Bookshelf Idea more functionality than a completely open design. If you prefer buying over building, this 4-shelf Vintage Industrial Bookshelf is beautiful too.
Wood Wall Mounted Nightstand and light Idea. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
The stain color and design is a bit more rustic than I usually go for. But, the form is pretty and definitely worthy of being furniture design inspiration. I love the built in light and chunky drawer. The hardware on the 4-corners of this wall mounted nightstand dresses it up nicely too.
Grey X Base Nightstand Table. Interior and Furniture Design Inspiration Pictures from Model Homes and Local Stores.
These X-base end tables are always so sweet and pretty. I’ll have to build one someday. I love the color on this one, the clean lines, and the hardware they picked. I did find this exact nightstand for sale on Amazon and it comes in tons of pretty colors!!!

So, I hope you found something you loved in this collection of pictures. Maybe something that will spark your next room makeover design. Or fun elements for furniture design inspiration in your next build. See you next month!


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Or this Beautiful Farmhouse Chunky Leg Bench DIY.

Farmhouse Style DIY Upholstered Bench Plan with Tongue & Groove shelf. Makes a great end of bed bench, dining table bench, living room coffee table or entry bench.
Right at home at the end of my bed.

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7 thoughts on “Monthly Furniture and Home Design Inspiration #2

  1. Love these post . Love each one of them, just wish I knew how to make or could afford to buy each one. Fabulous!

  2. That herringbone table is gorgeous! We actually may be in the market for a new table…looks like I just got some inspiration. Thanks so much for sharing at the #happynowlinkup!

  3. Stephanie, this reminds me – it’s been waaay too long since I visited any model homes. Too fun! And I really like some of these items. Thanks for the inspiration.

  4. There is so much inspiration in this post its hard to know where to start, If I could have only one thing it has to be that large round end table although I really do not need one. If there is one thing that I do need and like its the scounce, ours are builder grade and I loathe all four of them.

    Hubs refuses to go to home shows with me, he knows I would end up wanting a new house. Bahahaha, he knows me well . Pinning

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