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PLD 2018 Recap: Our Favorites & Yours

by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Happy 2019 everybody! Or as some have been saying, the year of positivity and re-energizing. In lue of those sentiments, our team sat down this year to think back to some of our favorite elements (and your favorite elements!) of the past 12 months. Here is what we discovered! Our Favorite Trend from 2018: Maximalism The brilliant expression of Maximalism took its place in the spotlight throwing a whirlwind of colors, patterns and a mismatch of era specific pieces across our households. In a...


2018 Trend Alert: Take it or Leaf It

by | Saturday, December 1, 2018

We’re all about bringing a little bit of the outdoors in, and what better way to do that than with a little leaf inspired home décor? It’s finally starting to feel a little bit like fall, and with the weather starting to cool down it’s time to embrace the changing of the leaves and seasons. From covering your floor with a stunning leaf-patterned rug, to leaf-detailed platters and trays, there are countless ways to embrace the leaf and botanical trend. The trend of all things foliage is an...


2018 Trend Alert: Into the Woods

by | Saturday, December 1, 2018

With winter quickly settling in, it’s finally the season of bonfires and flannel. There’s nothing better than a chilly night warming up by the fire, and a cozy living space is the perfect place to start. The charm of a rustic cottage is hard to deny, and we’re all about embracing the feel of a “grandma’s cottage” with a little dash of luxury. Shown Here: Mayo Furniture Sumter Stone Upholstered Sofa So how do you go about creating the perfect rustic home space? It’s all in the patterns. Plaid...


2018 Trend Alert: Golden Accents and Furniture

by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

New trend alert! New trend alert! Gold has made a comeback, and we are calling it the Golden Age. Throughout history, gold has been used in many ways. Gold holds a high monetary value, and can add a dab of glamour to your home. As far as interior design, gold has been used all across the globe for several centuries since first being discovered in 700 B.C. Gold is commonly associated with luxury and wealth, but can now bring warmth and comfort to your home this Fall season. Let's take a look at...


2018 Trend Alert: Fine Lines

by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

It’s easy to fall in line with this effortless yet stunning home decor trend. Simplify your space with minimal design and thin lines for a big impact. It might seem counterintuitive, but less truly is more when it comes to graceful design. Delicate patterns with symmetrical lines and simple finishings create a look that lets your space speak for itself without the distraction of too much clutter. It’s easier than you think to create a minimalistic look that evokes modern elegance and...


2018 Trend Alert: Against the Grain

by | Saturday, September 8, 2018

This fall trend is all about lightening the mood with light color wood! Forget about dark wood and deep wood stains, this trend is about embracing the light to bring a fresh breath of air into your environment. From home décor to lighting and furniture, there are endless possibilities to embrace the light wood trend. When you bring elements of the light wood trend into your home, you create a space with comfort and elegance. Shown Here: Aidan Gray First common in the 1980s and 1990s, light wood...


2018 Trend Alert: Animal Kingdom

by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Take a walk on the wild side and embrace the animal kingdom trend for your next design innovation! For a bold step that will set your interior apart, you can’t go wrong adding a few elements from mother nature. More than just your typical animal print, go for wing accented furniture and miniature animal figurines to take this trend to the fullest extent. Small accents of animal inspired decor brings a feeling of liveliness and interest to an otherwise dull space. Shown Here: Bella Notte...


Bold and Bright: A Guide to Colorful Home Decor

by | Saturday, August 4, 2018

Bright, monochromatic hues are all the rage in 2018 and are well-needed after years of beige and neutral trends running the show. However, jumping on the bold color train of extreme, vivid furniture pieces can feel a little risky. It's highly important when using this form of decoration not to go overboard. When adding bold and bright color palettes to your home, you will first want to identify the neutral tone you would like to pair your saturated decor...


2018 Trend Alert: On the Fringe

by | Friday, July 20, 2018

The delicate detail of fringe is back and better than ever! From western suede jackets to swinging party dresses, fringe is a statement and a staple for a wide range of styles. The trendy fringe has faded in and out of fashion for well over a hundred years, but believe it or not it has existed for centuries! Shown Here: Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Lark Charcoal Throw Blanket Mostly used on skirts and shawls in ancient Mesopotamia, fringe traces its roots back to many cultures and histories....


2018 Trend Alert: Oh Say Can You Sea?

by | Saturday, July 7, 2018

Summer is in full swing, and we couldn’t be more excited to bring a little bit of the beach back home with us! There’s nothing quite like a beach escape, and it’s easier than you might think to recreate that same feeling in your very own home. From natural coral home decor to nautical inspired rugs and pillows, coastal decor is all about creating that same relaxing feeling of a beachside vacation with soft color palettes and subtle pops of texture. Whether you’re looking to refresh your beach...