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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....


5 Ways To Decorate For Easter

by | Saturday, April 6, 2019

Spring has officially sprung, and with the fresh new season comes Easter! Whether you’ll be entertaining family at a large gathering, or you’re throwing together a quick picnic for close friends, we’ve got plenty of decor styles to make the most of the spring occasion. Now’s the perfect time to test out that fresh tablescape you’ve been seeing all over Pinterest or a floral arrangement you’ve always wanted to try. From your classic pastels to a chic all-white look, there are a variety of...


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...


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...