Posted June 2 2010, 3:37 AM PDT by Katherine Garsi

Sort and save your vision of home

Posted in Living by Katherine Garsi

When I first moved into my new place, I was naively excited for making it exactly the way I wanted...immediately. New paint, new furniture and all of it would be so stylish. Then I realized I have a mortgage payment due soon and even though I want a new chair, I need to buy groceries.

Lately, I've been channeling my energy to shop for new furniture and decor on a few websites that let you find, save and share your favorite items from across the web in one place. You can even group your saved items by each room to keep things really organized. Each of these sites also have fun community features and giveaways so it may be personal preference which one you like best. I recommend:


  • Kaboodle styleboardKaboodle.com - in addition to saving your favorites, the styleboards feature lets you drag and drop items onto a digital bulletin board (like the example shown here).




  • Thisnext.com - a very clean and simple interface makes this site easy to use.


Bonus: sort and save inspiration by room
On Houzz.com you can create and save "ideabooks" of various rooms around your home. Ideabooks are basically photo slideshows featuring inspiring interior design images added all the time by users. Ideabooks often have fun themes like “Feeling (wonderfully) Blue” and “Get Your Outdoor Party On.”  You can look through other users’ ideabooks and save their photos to create your own.

 

How do you create your vision?

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  • This is a wonderful opinion. The things mentioned are unanimous and needs to be appreciated by everyone.
    ==================rinky

    Posted July 26 2010, 3:32 AM by Real Estate For Sale

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  • I had no idea such tools existed! Thanks for the tips! This will make the furnishing and decorating of our new beach house so much easier, especially since there are three of us in on the project...

    Posted June 10 2010, 4:12 AM by Kindree

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  • Great ideas! I'll have to check out these sites. Thanks!

    Posted June 02 2010, 6:45 AM by Marilou

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