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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Staff Favorites: Jaci's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Jaci - Store Manager "My style is more organic, linen based, with simple lines. I lean towards a coastal/comfortable lifestyle without getting too "beachy." My furniture and style is livable and unadorned. I gravitate towards neutrals complimented by shades of blue and green. I am a water sign, so my preferences tend to be more fluid and easy going, like lazy waves lapping the shoreline. I definitely combine all types of materials, like wood, glass and metal. I connect the old with the new and...


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...


6 Styles of Rugs for Your Home

by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Purchasing a new rug can be intimidating. They can be a large investment financially, and the thought of choosing the wrong color for a piece that takes up so much space can seem daunting! When you first step into a home, it's one of the first things that grabs your attention. Through visual appeal and texture, a rug can seriously set the tone of an entire room. By taking a look at some of our favorite styles of rugs, we hope to ease the stress and provide a guide to help you decide which type...


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....