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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...


Trend Alert! Boho Interiors Meet Fur Decor

by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

This spring we’re embracing all things bohemian style. This free-spirited decorating trend highlights rich and bright colors, plenty of layered elements, and overall an emphasis on breaking typical design norms. Enjoy this laid back decorating theme as you transition your home into spring and summer. Bohemian, or “boho” style, is defined as someone who is socially unconventional and often involved in the arts. This style translates into interior design with mixed colors and multi-cultural...


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...


How to Furnish a Smaller Space

by | Saturday, February 9, 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 A smaller space isn't necessarily limiting. With an open mind and a dash of creativity, you can turn even the most cramped, compact room into a cozy, comfortable place to relax and stretch your legs. It's about taking full advantage of what you...


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...


Staff Favorites: Morgen's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Morgen - Creative Director "I consider my decor style more industrial with a hint of artisan flair. I lean more towards timeless furniture and lighting pieces while focusing on geometric forms, neutral color palettes, dark woods, iron accents and metallic pops of gold or bronze. I keep the use of color to interchangeable pieces such as throws, pillows and artwork. That way I can keep curating my space to match my ever-changing style without the need to frequently invest in or update large...