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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...


Behind the Decor Duo: Regina Andrew

by | Saturday, February 16, 2019

Founded on the belief that everything should electrify the room, Regina Andrew seeks to create designs that are unforgettable in both vision and execution. Carla Regina Zajac and James Andrew Slaven started Regina Andrew from their combined middle names. Their brand focuses on the balance of yin and yang, or “grit and grace” as they describe it. Created in the “Paris of the Midwest”, Regina Andrew was founded in Detroit (hence the name RAD for Regina Andrew Detroit) with a focus on intense...


Black History Month: 7 Interior Designers You Should Know

by | Wednesday, February 6, 2019

In celebration of Black History Month, we wanted to highlight some of the incredible talent changing the interior design industry today. Here are the names and faces of seven design leaders you should get to know. COREY DAMEN JENKINS Corey Damen Jenkins has coined the phrase "New Traditional" is his work as the principal designer of Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates. Jenkins focuses on creating timeless designs using a mix of vibrant colors and layered patterns with his ultimate goal being "to...


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...


New! Bella Notte Fall 2018 Collection!

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

This summer might have brought plenty of traveling, but there’s nothing better than being home in your own bed. Bella Notte offers linens of the highest quality with a variety of intricate designs to choose from to insure your most comfortable bed yet. This fall, Bella Notte introduces two new collections and a brand new color to outfit your bedspread in plenty of luxury. Shown Here: Loulah Kidney Pillow in Powder, Loulah Large Throw Blanket in Powder, Luna King Coverlet in Rosegold, Linen...


To the Trade Program | Discounts for Designers

by | Saturday, June 9, 2018

Here at PLD, our designer discount program allows qualified interior designers and trade professionals to enjoy unique benefits and privileges all while creating environments that appeal to your clients’ personal styles and budgets! This new program includes discounts on top manufacturers such as Aidan Gray, Arteriors, Currey & Company, Jaipur Rugs, Regina Andrews and many more boutique interior designer brands. If you’re an interior designer or trade professional with a passion for high style,...


2018 Trend Alert: Bone Inlay Home Decor

by | Saturday, May 19, 2018

Bone inlay is one of the hottest trends for home décor this spring! The beauty of the handcrafted detail and intricate design is undeniable. Bone inlay brings a breath of fresh air to any space and it’s a simple way to refresh your home this season. What exactly is bone inlay? The design technique has been used for centuries, and it’s still being transformed in new and innovative ways today. The intricate pattern traces its roots all the way back to the furniture of ancient Egypt and the...


Happy 6th Birthday PLD! Our History & Story

by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Peace, Love & Decorating is celebrating our 6th birthday! For the past six years, we’ve shared our inspirations and favorite discoveries to redesign homes and lifestyles, and we couldn’t be more grateful for all these past six years have brought! We love getting to share our favorite items and designs in a way that allows our customers to discover new products, browse through design tips and trends and ultimately find inspiration within our site and within themselves. Jana Contardi - Co-founder...