Kaniya Rogers, Author at Home & Texture

Kaniya Rogers

Writing since April 2024• 104 stories contributed

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Kaniya Rogers is a contributing home and lifestyle writer for Blavity. A graduate of Columbia University School of Journalism, her bylines include LinkedIn News and Insider, where she covered career culture and entertainment news, respectively. When not penning articles, you can find Kaniya exploring Atlanta's coffee shops, listening to the latest R&B releases, or rewatching her current favorite series for what's likely the third time. Read more of her work: https://www.kaniyarogers.com/

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Candle Repurposing

Candles set the mood in any space. Most of us usually throw the vessels away once the wax completely burns down, but why not get creative with the leftovers? Repurposing...

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Spring Feng Shui

Feng shui, an ancient Chinese practice, emphasizes harmony and balance between people and their environments. "Feng" means "wind," and "shui" means "water." So, the term translates to "the way of...

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Colorful Home

Spring is all about renewal, and what better way to embrace its refreshing energy than by decorating your space to reflect the colors of nature? As the temperatures rise and...

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Nightly Cleaning Checklist

With everything happening in a day, it can be hard to fit cleaning into your schedule as often as needed, especially when struggling to find a work/life balance. Going to...

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Contractor Red Flags

While small home improvements don't necessarily require a contractor, you should leave substantial renovations, like home makeovers, to the professionals. Planning such a lengthy project can take longer than expected...

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Soaring House Prices

Becoming a homeowner is still a facet of the American Dream that most young adults or blossoming families strive to reach by a particular stage in life. For many Americans,...

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Designer Holiday Decor

Nobody decorates with entirely new holiday items every year. As the festive air fades, we shove our Christmas trees, lights, ornaments, and figurines wherever we can until it's time to...

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Holiday Cocktails

There's plenty to raise our glasses to during the holidays. From gift exchanges with family and friends and ringing in the New Year, 'tis the season for toasting with a...

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Outgrowing Design Style

Your living space impacts mental health, productivity, and overall satisfaction, so how you decorate it is a big decision. When you find yourself avoiding time at home, it's a sign...

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Luxury Furniture Outlets

Luxury furniture outlets offer a rich collection of elegant designs, inviting shoppers to explore sophistication in their living spaces. These outlets of impressively curated collections typically stock almost everything that's...

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Home Additions

When designing a modern home, there are some unique and unconventional additions that you probably don't need but might find yourself falling in love with. From outdoor kitchens to panic...

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Fabrics

As the seasons change, so do the textures that grace our homes. From the modern embrace of textured boucle to the sophisticated charm of smooth velvet, being intentional about the...

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Checkerboard Trend

In recent years, checkered decor has experienced a resurgence in popularity. We all know who brought it back in fashion (Hey, Vans), but interior designers cemented this classic trend in...

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Haunted House Makeover

Pumpkin Spice lattes are back, which means Halloween is just around the corner. Transforming your home into a haunted house can be a fun and creative project, especially if you're...

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Shower Upgrades

Simply feeling warm water on your skin reduces stress and promotes relaxation. So, it's no surprise that upgrading your showers elevates the quality of the experience. When we want to...

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Culture Books

Coffee table books are having their moment in interior design right now, but if reading isn't your thing, it can be time-consuming to narrow down your favorites on Black culture....

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Celebrity Collections

While you are probably familiar with several celebrity collections across beauty and fashion, did you know that some of Hollywood's most famous dabble in home decor? From Reese Witherspoon to...

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Home Gym Essentials

Are you ready to cancel your gym membership? Depending on your goals, creating a home gym is simple and easy. In small spaces, there's not much room for clunky equipment,...

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Record Storage

CDs might never return, but music lovers are still spinning turntables. You can find contemporary and retro versions of record players across interior design styles of every type. The classic...

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Popular Interior Design Styles

While minimalism and maximalism are in fashion, they're not the only popular interior design styles out there. Actually, they're not even in the top three, according to Pinterest. With all...

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Half Wall Paneling

Decorative wall paneling can enhance the allure of any home. Adding simple or intricate paneling to your walls creates a visual focal point in your space. While full wall paneling...

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Blue Color Combinations

Imagine sitting on the beach—as the salty smell of the ocean permeates the air, you twiddle grains of sand between your toes and feel the sun on your skin. You...

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Mounted Shelves

Think of the walls in your home as a blank canvas. Mounting floating shelves allows you to display mementos, plants, books, photographs, and other objects. Shelving serves as storage for...

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Paint for Trim

The way you paint your home speaks to your personal style. While there are hundreds of colors, brands and finishes, homeowners typically choose white for their trim. Though whites and...

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Hot Tub

The addition of an outdoor spa transforms your exterior space into a peaceful retreat. As the warm water relaxes the mind and body, you can drift off to a place...

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Memorial Day Party

The calendar may say something different, but Memorial Day always feels like the start of summertime to us. The holiday kicks off the first pool parties, barbecues, and soirées of...

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