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Let's Get Away! Vacation Homes

by | Friday, July 5, 2019

Did someone say a vacation? There truly is nothing like a summer home to provide the dream escape from reality and ultimate decor inspiration. Whether you own a vacation home or not, there’s no harm in dreaming up your ideal decor by grabbing inspiration from some of the best in the business. From a dream home in the Hamptons to a city escape downtown, create your ideal space by stealing tips and tricks from these coveted favorites. Source: CountryLiving |...


Staff Favorites: Jenna's Interior Design Style

by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Jenna - Graphic Designer "I would describe my interior design style as a happy balance between lively and mellow. I usually opt for items that bring color, texture and warmth to the space. For me, this means interesting patterns and jewel tones which create an excellent environment for inspiration. Though I will always finish off with lounge-able pillows, rugs, and alternative light to relax the atmosphere. In the end, my goal is to be surrounded by things that bring me joy and good rest." ...


How to Work with Your Best Friend - Advice from the PLD Founders

by | Saturday, June 8, 2019

June 8th is National Best Friends Day, and as you may know, at Peace, Love & Decorating, we are all about friendship. Our co-founders, Jana and Jennifer, were best friends before they became business partners. The main tenets of their personal and professional relationship: respect, collaboration, and support, set the culture by which we all live at PLD. To celebrate National Best Friends Day, we sat down and asked them some questions about their friendship and working relationship. Jana...


Trend Alert: Brass Accessories & French Decor

by | Friday, May 24, 2019

When it comes to home decor trends, we’re always looking to embody la dolce vita! The combination of French chic decor with brass accents results in a look that’s both timeless and tasteful. French country style embraces all things rustic and antique while still accenting with bold and ornate details. Where better to find these fun and bold accents than with a bold and brass piece! Shown Here Aidan Gray Seating To truly embody that French-chic style, start with basic pieces that encompass the...


Staff Favorites: Sarah Jane's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, May 18, 2019

Sarah Jane - Digital Content Designer "I would describe my interior decor style as eccentric contemporary chaos because none of the furniture or accessories I gravitate towards seem to go with one another. As an artist, my home decor preferences create a living environment that’s ultimately as unique and charismatic as I am. Ideally, my future home would be completely filled with art pieces that are not only decorative but also functional. I feel so much appreciation for the talented artists...


How to Amplify Natural Light in Your Home

by | Saturday, May 11, 2019

Holly Welles is a home improvement writer and the editor behind her own blog, The Estate Update. She believes that anyone can create a beautiful space, no matter their living situation. Subscribe for weekly tips! And follow her on twitter @HollyAWelles If you're living in a shady home, you're missing out on all the benefits of the sun's rays. Not only does natural light provide necessary nutrients for your health, including vitamin D, it can also elevate the aesthetic of any space no matter...


How Do You Settle on a Personality for Your Home?

by | Saturday, April 13, 2019

Holly Welles is a home improvement writer and the editor behind her own blog, The Estate Update. She believes that anyone can create a beautiful space, no matter their living situation. Subscribe for weekly tips! And follow her on twitter @HollyAWelles Interior design isn't as straightforward as it first appears. Even with an attractive color palette, tasteful decor and high-quality, hand-crafted furniture, you might still feel like your project is incomplete, lacking that essential element....


Staff Favorites: Anna's Interior Design Style

by | Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Anna - Office Administrator "I call my personal decor style Farmhouse Chic with Industrial Influences. I prefer classic-looking pieces with a reclaimed wood aesthetic, painted wood pieces with an antique or vintage vibe, and metal accents. I like to invest in quality pieces that will last for decades and won’t ever feel dated. I prefer to stick to a neutral color palette and add color with curtains and vibrant pieces of art." ...


Celebrate Women's History Month! 7 Female Designers from Atlanta You Should Know

by | Sunday, March 24, 2019

March is Women’s History Month, and what better way to celebrate than by highlighting local female interior designers who are changing the industry within our very city! We’re looking to these 7 incredible women as they continue to change and shape the world of interior design with innovative ideas and style. Here are the 7 faces you should get to know! 1. Erika Ward Erika Hollinshead Ward is the founder and principal designer of Erika Ward Interiors. Erika began her design company in 2006, and...


Spring Cleaning: What Should You Let Go?

by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Holly Welles is a home improvement writer and the editor behind her own blog, The Estate Update. She believes that anyone can create a beautiful space, no matter their living situation. Subscribe for weekly tips! And follow her on twitter @HollyAWelles This spring, do your home the favor of getting everything cleared away. The annual spring cleaning rubdown doesn't have to be a massive chore, especially if you already work regularly to keep the home in tip-top shape. Sometimes, all it takes is...