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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...


Modern Design That Stays True to a Historic Home's Roots

by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

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! Older homes have a certain uniqueness and beauty that newer homes often lack. The attention to detail the craftsmen of yesteryear put in means homes filled with intricate details that hit luxury prices today. There's also something to be said for modern design, though, and the quality...


Zodiac Style | How To Decorate For Your Sign

by | Saturday, November 3, 2018

What style of home decor best suits your zodiac sign? Whether you're an Earth, Air, Fire, or Water sign, there's a home decor style for you. Find your inspiration and learn how to decorate for your sign at Peace, Love & Decorating! Aquarius | Jan 20 - Feb 18 | Unique | Eclectic | Unconventional As an eclectic Air sign, Aquarius' home decor style is innovative and fresh. Aquarius loves unique pieces that spark intellectual conversation. An inspired art print,...


Staff Favorites: Matthew's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Matthew - Graphic Designer "I would describe my style as a celestial colorful creation. I have a flair for geometric decor and sequential chromatic exploration. Instead of expressing myself through larger furniture pieces, I tend to customize my space through unique smaller decor. I currently enjoy anything that has stars on it and I'm just now exploring the floral print trend. My walls are covered in small triptychs of art with a similar theme crafted from the same artist. While black is...


The First Design Steps After a Big Move

by | Monday, October 8, 2018

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! Moving to a new place is exciting and exhausting at the same time. About 35.1 million Americans move every year, and more than 82 percent of those stay within the same state. Most are do-it-yourself movers, but some do hire professionals to at least help with the bigger items, such as...


Staff Favorites: Anna Laura's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Anna Laura - Marketing Co-ordinator "I would describe my style as colorful eclectic. I tend to be drawn to geometric patterns and bright, happy accent colors. I like to keep larger pieces a solid or coordinating color, and then add whimsical accents and artwork that brings me joy. I love fresh flowers and anything with a floral print or motif. I'm currently loving bumblebee and honeycomb inspired design. Hot pink and navy are two of my favorite colors, and I like to mix metallic accents to...