About Tracy

Buyer Select was established in 2015 by Interior Designer Tracy Svendsen with the mission to provide simple, effective, and easy-to-follow home decorating ideas. Tracy spent one year studying Interior Design at Montana State University and four years attending Ryerson University, where she received her degree in Design in 1993. She has worked as a designer in various residential and commercial applications, including designing several wilderness resorts. Tracy’s work has been featured in publications such as Log Home Living Magazine and she has contributed articles on home design ideas for over 15 years. Tracy was also a partner in a log home company for 13 years that shipped handcrafted log homes worldwide, offering clients rustic and farmhouse decorating services.

Scandinavian Kitchen Ideas

2024-06-09T09:30:51-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Kitchen Ideas, Scandinavian Decorating Ideas|

This article explores the Nordic aesthetic, which can elevate your kitchen to new heights. From sleek cabinets to natural materials, we'll show you how to create a kitchen that combines style and functionality effortlessly.

Scandinavian Dining Room Ideas

2024-06-06T12:37:37-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Dining Room Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Scandinavian Decorating Ideas|

With its clean lines, natural materials, and minimalist design, the Scandinavian style is renowned for creating a warm and inviting aesthetic in any space, including the dining room. 

Scandinavian Bedroom Ideas

2024-06-06T09:16:21-07:00By |Bedroom Decorating Ideas, Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Scandinavian Decorating Ideas|

Transform your bedroom into a cozy sanctuary and discover the charm of Scandinavian style and elegance. With its clean lines, simplicity, and natural elements, Scandinavian design brings a sense of calm and sophistication to any space.

Scandinavian Living Room Ideas

2024-06-05T08:51:17-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Living Room Ideas, Scandinavian Decorating Ideas|

Discover the best-kept secrets of Scandinavian style that will transform your space into an oasis of simplicity and sophistication. Here, you'll find living rooms designed by the top interior designers from Sweden, including Emma Hos, Studio Lawahl, Refine Design Studio, and Studio A3.

Warm Minimalism Interior Design

2024-06-02T14:26:26-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles|

Warm minimalism embraces a neutral color palette featuring warmer hues like beige, brown, and terracotta instead of stark whites and grays. Natural elements like wood, jute, and woven materials are incorporated to create balance and introduce organic shapes.

Organic Modern Interior Design

2024-05-31T09:48:18-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles|

Organic Modern design embraces the harmony of nature and modern design. It blends natural materials, calming neutrals, and sustainable textiles with clean lines and minimalist aesthetics.

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Coastal Dining Room Ideas

2024-05-20T11:14:00-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Coastal Decorating Ideas, Dining Room Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles|

The allure of the coast translates beautifully into dining room design. Here, the focus is on creating a space that evokes feelings of relaxation, serenity, and connection to the natural world.

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Coastal Kitchen Ideas

2024-05-31T09:53:08-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Coastal Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Kitchen Ideas|

With the coastal theme gaining popularity in interior design, it's no wonder that homeowners are opting for this refreshing and soothing aesthetic in their kitchens. Discover decorating tips and ideas with stunning beach-style kitchens designed by top interior designers.

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Coastal Bedroom Ideas

2024-05-20T11:19:13-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Bedroom Decorating Ideas, Coastal Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles|

Coastal bedrooms embody the tranquility of the beach, offering a calming retreat no matter your location. Imagine waking to the soft hues of sand and sea, natural textures, and the airy feel of a gentle ocean breeze.

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Coastal Living Room Ideas

2024-05-31T09:53:19-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Coastal Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Living Room Ideas|

Transform your living room into a seaside paradise, a place of tranquility and beauty that evokes the ocean's serenity every single day.

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Farmhouse Living Room Ideas

2024-06-02T14:30:38-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Farmhouse Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Living Room Ideas, Modern Rustic Decorating Ideas|

If you are looking for farmhouse living room ideas, you've come to the right place! This post focuses primarily on a modern approach to farmhouse design, with design tips and images of beautifully designed spaces.

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Spa-Like Bathroom Ideas

2024-05-20T11:27:46-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Modern Luxury Decorating Ideas|

The bathroom of your dreams can easily be achieved by taking cues from the sophistication and timeless appeal of luxury spas and saunas. Creating a home spa is the perfect way to provide a tranquil retreat that promotes good health and well-being while reducing stress.

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Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas

2024-05-31T09:53:14-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Farmhouse Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Kitchen Ideas|

Whether you want to create a more welcoming cooking space or plan a kitchen remodel, these ideas will help you design a kitchen infused with rustic elements and a connection to the outdoors.

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Modern Farmhouse Bathroom Ideas

2024-05-31T09:53:10-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Farmhouse Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Modern Rustic Decorating Ideas|

The modern farmhouse bathroom is a popular design choice, offering a haven that evokes a sense of cozy nostalgia. This enduring trend embraces the charm of simpler times, reimagined for contemporary living.

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Farmhouse Dining Room Ideas

2024-06-02T14:30:36-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Farmhouse Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Living Room Ideas, Modern Rustic Decorating Ideas|

Step into the world of top interior designers like Amber Lewis, Kelsey Leigh, Jake Arnold, McGee & Co, Mindy Gayer, and more. Here, you'll discover how they masterfully translate the farmhouse aesthetic into beautifully curated spaces.

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Modern Decorating Ideas

2024-05-20T10:48:04-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Bedroom Decorating Ideas, Dining Room Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Kitchen Ideas, Living Room Ideas, Modern Luxury Decorating Ideas, Outdoor Decorating Ideas|

Looking to give your home a fresh and contemporary update? Explore design ideas from top interior designers that will revamp every room in your home. Whether you're looking for a sleek and minimalist design or a bold and colorful one, I have included images of beautifully designed bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens, and dining rooms.

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Modern Kitchen Ideas

2024-06-02T14:30:41-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Kitchen Ideas, Modern Luxury Decorating Ideas|

If you want to transform your space into a stylish and functional haven, this article will take you through the top modern kitchen ideas that will revamp your home. I've included decorating tips and images of stunning kitchens in various design styles, from minimalist and contemporary to modern organic, and glamorous, with sleek surfaces.

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Modern Bathroom Ideas

2024-05-20T11:10:53-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Modern Luxury Decorating Ideas|

Here, we will explore various design ideas to transform your bathroom into a stylish and functional space. From sleek minimalist styles to bold geometric patterns, discover how to add modern flair by incorporating elements such as floating vanities, frameless glass shower enclosures, and matte black faucets.  

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Modern Dining Room Ideas

2024-06-02T14:30:43-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Dining Room Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Modern Luxury Decorating Ideas|

Few things are as perfect as a well-appointed gallery wall. No wonder it's an interior designer's go-to solution. An art or photo gallery wall provides the ability to create a flexible and customizable narrative that can be added to and improved over time. 

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Modern Bedroom Ideas

2024-05-20T10:51:12-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Bedroom Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Modern Luxury Decorating Ideas|

Your bedroom should be a place of relaxation, peace, and rejuvenation – a sanctuary where you can escape from the outside world. Here, we'll cover the essential elements of a modern bedroom, including furniture, colors, lighting, and accessories.

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Modern Living Room Ideas

2024-06-02T14:30:45-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Living Room Ideas, Modern Luxury Decorating Ideas|

Few things are as perfect as a well-appointed gallery wall. No wonder it's an interior designer's go-to solution. An art or photo gallery wall provides the ability to create a flexible and customizable narrative that can be added to and improved over time. 

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Gallery Wall Ideas

2024-06-02T14:30:47-07:00By |Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Modern Luxury Decorating Ideas|

Few things are as perfect as a well-appointed gallery wall. No wonder it's an interior designer's go-to solution. An art or photo gallery wall provides the ability to create a flexible and customizable narrative that can be added to and improved over time. 

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Modern Glam Decorating Ideas

2024-06-02T14:30:49-07:00By |Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Modern Luxury Decorating Ideas|

Create a home that exudes sleekness and glamour with the following modern decorating ideas. Whether you’re a minimalist seeking a refined aesthetic or a trendsetter looking to make a statement, this article will guide you through transforming your home into a chic and sophisticated haven.

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Modern Classic Decorating Ideas

2024-05-20T10:13:38-07:00By |Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles|

Are you looking to add a touch of timeless elegance to your home? Look no further! This article will explore ten modern classic decorating ideas that will effortlessly elevate the style of your living space. From statement lighting fixtures to luxurious fabrics, these decorating ideas will help you achieve an exquisite aesthetic that stands the test of time.

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Contemporary Farmhouse Decorating Ideas

2024-05-31T09:53:28-07:00By |Farmhouse Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles|

Whether you're a fan of traditional farmhouse design or a lover of modern aesthetics, contemporary farmhouse design offers a perfect balance between the two worlds. So, get ready to embrace the charm of the past while embracing the present as we explore how to bring farmhouse charm to the modern era.

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Bedroom Design Ideas

2024-05-19T15:21:49-07:00By |Bedroom Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design|

This comprehensive guide will take you through all the elements necessary to transform your bedroom into the cozy retreat you've always desired - from choosing the perfect color scheme and selecting furniture that complements your style to incorporating luxurious bedding. 

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Casual Living Room Ideas

2024-05-19T15:28:02-07:00By |Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Living Room Ideas|

Creating a casual living room that perfectly balances comfort and style is a dream for many homeowners. It's the ultimate space to relax, entertain, and spend quality time with loved ones. Get ready to design a living room that feels like an invitation to unwind yet effortlessly displays your unique style.

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Home Office Ideas

2024-05-20T10:45:53-07:00By |Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles|

Whether you have a separate room dedicated to your work or just a small corner in your living room, organizing your space to maximize efficiency and minimize stress is essential. This article will explore six home office ideas that can help create a productive and relaxing work environment.

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Farmhouse Bedroom Ideas

2024-05-31T09:53:23-07:00By |Farmhouse Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles|

Welcome to the ultimate guide on transforming your bedroom into a cozy, charming farmhouse haven. In this article, we will show you how to embrace the rustic charm and simple beauty of a farmhouse bedroom. From selecting the right color palette and furniture to incorporating vintage accessories and natural elements.

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Small Backyard Ideas

2024-05-20T10:13:42-07:00By |Home Decorating Ideas, Outdoor Decorating Ideas, Seasonal Decorating Ideas, Spring Decorating Ideas, Summer Decorating Ideas|

If you have a small backyard, decorating it can be challenging, but it's also an opportunity to get creative and make the most of your outdoor space. Here you’ll find tips on how to create a focal point, use plants to add color and texture, design a cozy seating area and use outdoor rugs to define spaces.

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Patio Design Ideas

2024-05-20T10:16:41-07:00By |Home Decorating Ideas, Outdoor Decorating Ideas, Seasonal Decorating Ideas, Spring Decorating Ideas, Summer Decorating Ideas|

If you're looking for inspiration to transform your outdoor area into a personal oasis, you've come to the right place. In this article, we'll explore different patio design ideas that will help you make the most of your space, whether you have a large backyard or a tiny balcony.

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How to Make a Home Cozy

2024-05-31T09:53:26-07:00By |Fall Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Seasonal Decorating Ideas|

Whether you have just moved into a new space or want to refresh your current one, it’s easy to add warmth through layered textures, soft lighting, and cozy textiles. With the right combination of colors, textures, and lighting, you can easily create an ambiance that will embrace you with comfort the moment you step through the door.

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French Country Decorating Ideas

2024-05-20T10:51:26-07:00By |French Country Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles|

Transform your home into a breathtaking retreat with the timeless elegance of French country style. From the rustic charm of the countryside to the sophisticated allure of Parisian chic, this decor trend is sure to captivate your senses.

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Interior Design Style Quiz

2023-12-20T11:40:01-08:00By |Bohemian Decorating Ideas, Coastal Decorating Ideas, Dining Room Ideas, Farmhouse Decorating Ideas, French Country Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Styles, Kitchen Ideas, Living Room Ideas, Modern Luxury Decorating Ideas, Modern Rustic Decorating Ideas, Scandinavian Decorating Ideas|

Interior Design Style Quiz   Any time a designer meets with a new client, they generally take time to help them navigate through the different styles of design. It helps them to discover what they gravitate towards. It’s a useful technique to discover the direction the design aesthetic should take. When you are working [...]

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How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

2024-05-19T15:21:46-07:00By |Christmas Ideas, Farmhouse Decorating Ideas, French Country Decorating Ideas, Home Decorating Ideas, Seasonal Decorating Ideas|

Prepare to transform your Christmas tree into a dazzling masterpiece that will leave everyone in awe. Decorating your tree is not just about hanging ornaments and stringing lights; it’s an art form that requires careful thought and creativity. In this ultimate guide, we will take you through the step-by-step process of decorating your Christmas tree like a pro.

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