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The Good and The Bad, Home Decor From the 80's

by | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

We’re officially going back to the future with all-things 80's decor. A decade that truly stands on its own, the 80's set the tone with plenty of glass, brass, and pastels to go around. While there are plenty of things we’re happy to leave in the 80's, (mainly the over-the-top window treatments), we’re also taking some cues from the decked out decade to bring into our homes today. Here’s a list of a few good (and bad) trends from the 1980's. Can you guess which one is which?  Prints,...


Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Fall

by | Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Even if the warm weather isn’t too telling right now, fall is closer than we think! With back to school in full swing and football season dominating the weekends, it’s finally time to put up the summer decorations and embrace the warm and cozy fall substitutes. Transitioning your space into fall doesn’t mean you have to break the bank or change your entire house, there are plenty of small steps you can take to make a big impact fast. Fall means plenty of holidays and entertaining...


From Garage to a Whole Family Room in 5 Easy Steps

by | Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Ran Keller is an experienced handyman who’s been working for Elite Garage Door Of Tacoma for 10 years. When he’s not fixing garage doors, he likes to share his repairment ideas and knowledge with others. Wise families always try to adapt their living space to their current needs. Often, it’s possible to re-purpose different rooms in a house to improve their functionality. For instance, if you’re planning to have more children or planning to have more guests, think about turning some of the...


How to Set the Perfect Mood with your Lighting

by | Saturday, September 7, 2019

Emmy Noel is a writer and an editor. She is from Bergen County in New Jersey and she graduated from Montclair State University in 2014 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She enjoys writing about architecture, home decor, home remodeling and do-it-yourself projects. She has a passion for environmental preservation and animal rights. In her spare time, she likes to read fiction and relax with her two dogs, Lucy and Ricky. When it comes to choosing the right lighting for your...


5 Women's Equality Organizations Changing the State of Georgia

by | Monday, August 26, 2019

We love to celebrate women daily at PLD, but today is an especially appropriate day to highlight those fighting for women’s equality and overall betterment! Whether advocating for women’s safety, protection of rights or professional development, these groups are helping to shape the future of women, specifically in Atlanta, and we are proud to promote organizations that fight for these rights so close to home. The local and national groups listed below are catalysts for change in the...


Say "I Do" to These Top Wedding Gift Ideas!

by | Saturday, August 24, 2019

With any wedding invite comes a daunting task: what gift do you give the happy couple? While trying to find something that the couple will love and actually use, it’s easy to get overwhelmed! Thankfully, we’ve put together a guide that’s perfectly catered to a few common types of couples to help you narrow down your search. From cooking couples to the active newlyweds to a cozy couple, browse our gift offerings to ease your shopping stress and check one item off your to-do list! Shown Here:...

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Trending Now! Ombre Decor and Mirrored Surfaces

by | Saturday, August 10, 2019

Fresh on the design scene, these two trends are here to stay! Mirrored surfaces are a key design aspect when creating a space that is visually stunning. If you’re wanting to create an illusion of spaciousness, mirrored decor is your friend. A quick way to make a big change in a room, this trend can evoke instant elegance and drama. For a small room, mirrored pieces give the illusion of a bigger space. And for a larger room, they turn the room into a breath-taking sight. If you use mirrored...


Staff Favorites: Jana's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, August 3, 2019

Jana - Co-Owner "My personal design style is Transitional. I like to embrace comfort with a sleek, modern spin. A balanced mix of traditional and contemporary furnishings. finishes and fabrics. Never forgetting these four important elements: Pattern, color, texture and my favorite..... SHINE!" ...


Trending Now: Rattan & Wicker

by | Saturday, July 20, 2019

The summer season means the weather is heating up and it’s time to get outside and into outdoor entertaining! From barbecues to parties for friends and family, the season calls for us to embrace our patio spaces and al fresco dining. When it comes to creating an outdoor space, rattan and wicker are your new best friends. The durability combined with stunning texture allows you to create an outdoor oasis without sacrificing functionality or style. Regardless of your home’s style, there’s a way...


Outdoor Oasis: How to Style your Patio Space

by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

With summer in full swing, it can only mean one thing: it’s officially patio season! Summer nights and barbecues are taking over our agendas and we’re fully embracing the season by moving all of our entertaining from inside our homes to the great outdoors. Whether your patio is your favorite oasis or you’re looking to create your dream screened-in porch, there are plenty of weather-proof pieces to implement into your space that will last all season long. Shown Here: Magnolia Home Rugs by...