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Class in a Glass... Or a Mug

by | Wednesday, October 7, 2015

We all know what a Moscow Mule is. A super cool drink, a little ginger beer, a little vodka , a little lime juice, right? But why is it in that super cool copper mug? At Peace, Love & Decorating, we grabbed a few of our Twine Old Kentucky Hammered Moscow Mule Mugs, and put them to the test, here's what we noticed... 1. Temperature Believe it or not, your hand's temperature is almost 100 degrees. With this mug, your hand never touches where the drink rests and therefore keeps the drink cool for...


How High to Hang Your Lighting

by | Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Hanging a FixturePeace, Love & Decorating highly recommends that you hire a professional electrician or handyman to do the actual hanging of your lights unless you have training or experience. However, you still need to know how you would like the fixture hung (height and placement) even though you're not doing the actual hanging. Here are some suggestions and advice we think might come in handy. Dining RoomFor a standard 8-foot ceiling, it is common to hang your chandelier so that it's 30-35...


Choosing the Right Lighting

by | Tuesday, June 23, 2015

There are a few things that you should take into consideration before buying a new chandelier, and we the experts at Peace, Love & Decorating are here to enlighten you.Chandeliers should add to the look of a room and make a statement without overpowering it. In other words, your guests' eyes should be able to glide over the beauty of the whole room and take it all in without any huge distractions.A dining room chandelier is usually centered over the dining room table and is at least 6 inches...


Madison Collection by Ronda Smith

by | Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Ronda Smith has come out with a fabulous new line and was gracious enough to give us the inside details. We're here to share! The Madison Collection features handcrafted bangles embellished with one-of-a-kind charms.What was the inspiration for the new Madison bangles?"I have been making beaded bracelets for ten years now, and I wanted something different. I have gotten lots of requests for bangles, and I thought about it for a couple years. During this time, I looked for the right kind of...


Interviewing LeMel Designs

by | Monday, June 22, 2015

Sisters, Melanie and Jennifer Pritchett, have grown up with a love for fashion and a particular interest in jewelry. Melanie worked behind a skilled gold and silversmith jeweler while still in high school at a local boutique where she learned the art of handcrafting jewelry. The girls moved off to California and enrolled in a jewelry class at Otis School of Design where an idea sparked. The sisters embarked on a world expedition, picking up aspects from different cultures to incorporate into...


Creative Ways to Ask Your Bridesmaids 2015

by | Thursday, June 18, 2015

“Will you be my bridesmaid?” is one of the most important questions when planning your wedding. Well, after “Will you marry me?” of course. Ask your best friends to accompany you on your special day in a creative way!“I would shine brightest with you shimmering beside me on my big day!”Ask them with a Shelley Kyle Sorella Shimmer Body Powder gift so they sparkle with you on the day of the ceremony.Get matching bracelets for all your best friends to wear on the wedding day. Mail them the...


Peace, Love & Decorating Adds LeMel Designs 2015

by | Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Peace, Love & Decorating, a leader in home decor and women's jewelry, offers some of the most sought after brands of handcrafted jewelry available in boutique online retail . As part of its continuing expansion in the women's jewelry segment, Peace, Love & Decorating adds LeMel Designs to its jewelry offerings.Peace, Love & Decorating Fashion Accessories Buyer, Katie-Beth Payne, was drawn to the expert craftsmanship and exquisite stones that are the hallmark of LeMel Designs jewelry. Founded by...


How To Unplug Summer 2015

by | Monday, June 15, 2015

You don’t need us to tell you that our society is too plugged in. We use technology in almost every aspect of our lives. Technology is your Keurig in the morning, your radio blaring on the way to work, your cell phone glued to your hand, the laptop you’re using right now to read this… it’s pervasive. Is it unhealthy? Addictive even? Maybe. But we’re not here to diagnose you; we’re here to offer solutions!Go outside. Enjoy nature and fresh air for a change. Surprise your significant other with...


Urban Lifestyles - Tips and Tricks for Living in the City

by | Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Moving to a big city seems appealing to many people that have never known anything but small town life. Others move downtown because the thought of commuting to work and spending half of their lives in a car simply doesn't make sense. I live just north of Atlanta, so I know traffic. If you haven’t already found out for yourself, trust me, it’s not fun. So for one reason or another, your life has brought you to the city. You can deal with the traffic and enjoy knowing that you are now going to...


How To Grow An Herb Garden Summer 2015

by | Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Looking for a summer project? Grow what you know! Herbs are used in your everyday life, in your perfume, your medicine, and your food. So why not grow your own herb garden? We’re here to tell you how!First, we will start with the what? The Food Network posted the top 10 herbs that will add flavor to your dishes: Basil, Mint, Parsley, Cilantro, Rosemary, Thyme, Sage, Chives, Dill, and Oregano. Take a look at your favorite recipes and see what works best for you!Where? Herbs need 4-6 hours of sun...