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Trend Alert: Brass Accessories & French Decor

by | Friday, May 24, 2019

When it comes to home decor trends, we’re always looking to embody la dolce vita! The combination of French chic decor with brass accents results in a look that’s both timeless and tasteful. French country style embraces all things rustic and antique while still accenting with bold and ornate details. Where better to find these fun and bold accents than with a bold and brass piece! Shown Here Aidan Gray Seating To truly embody that French-chic style, start with basic pieces that encompass the...


New Brand! Lili Alessandra Luxury Bedding and Pillows

by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Lili Alessandra stands out in the home furnishing field for its uniquely designed decorative pillows that inspire both luxury and undeniable comfort. Luxury designer Lili Alessandra was left without a job after the corporation she worked for was bought out. She took an unprecedented six months off of working to travel Europe, and it was there she found the inspiration to pursue her designing dreams. Lili Alessandra founded Lili & Co in the fall of 2008. This turning point in her life jump...


Staff Favorites: Sarah Jane's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, May 18, 2019

Sarah Jane - Digital Content Designer "I would describe my interior decor style as eccentric contemporary chaos because none of the furniture or accessories I gravitate towards seem to go with one another. As an artist, my home decor preferences create a living environment that’s ultimately as unique and charismatic as I am. Ideally, my future home would be completely filled with art pieces that are not only decorative but also functional. I feel so much appreciation for the talented artists...


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...


5 Great Places to Donate for Earth Day

by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

It’s a brand new year, and Earth Day is just around the corner. A time for outdoor fun, rejoicing in the sun and saving mother earth. Right? Well, if you’re like me and have the urge to do some good this year, you may be pondering the same questions. How can I really make a difference? What can I do to help? Taking into account busy schedules and Easter shenanigans, our beloved Earth Day may not be on your radar until it’s already here. But have no fear! Here are some tips on a few great...


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...


Staff Favorites: Anna's Interior Design Style

by | Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Anna - Office Administrator "I call my personal decor style Farmhouse Chic with Industrial Influences. I prefer classic-looking pieces with a reclaimed wood aesthetic, painted wood pieces with an antique or vintage vibe, and metal accents. I like to invest in quality pieces that will last for decades and won’t ever feel dated. I prefer to stick to a neutral color palette and add color with curtains and vibrant pieces of art." ...


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...


Our Top Ideas for Interior Decorating with Beads

by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

Texture is trending and beads are back! Reminiscent of artisan and hand-made trends, beads are a clever way to add detail and texture to your living space. Many of the brands we adore are embracing the bead trend as well. From Aidan Gray to Currey & Company to Regina Andrew, there are plenty of elements to choose from to update your space with the latest trend. One of the many benefits of beaded pieces is their unexpected flair of sophisticated funk. A shabby-chic detail like beads sets your...