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2018 Trend Alert: Oh Say Can You Sea?

by | Saturday, July 7, 2018

Summer is in full swing, and we couldn’t be more excited to bring a little bit of the beach back home with us! There’s nothing quite like a beach escape, and it’s easier than you might think to recreate that same feeling in your very own home. From natural coral home decor to nautical inspired rugs and pillows, coastal decor is all about creating that same relaxing feeling of a beachside vacation with soft color palettes and subtle pops of texture. Whether you’re looking to refresh your beach...


5 Tips for Decorating Your Outdoor Space

by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Summer is officially here, and that means it’s time to move your entertainment out of the house and into the great outdoors! It’s the time of porches and patios, and we couldn’t be more excited to enjoy summer nights out with plenty of friends, family and pets too! Here are our top five tips for creating an inviting outdoor space. Shown here: Mackie Throw Blanket in Brown & Ivory, Renee Pillow in Ivory, Manuel Pillow in Light Blue, Kaylee Pillow in Navy & Ivory, Jana Pillow in Ivory & Black,...


2018 Trend Alert: Sage Advice

by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

This Summer 2018, home décor is embracing the soothing and relaxing qualities of the color sage. This blend of gray-green mixes is soon to be your next favorite neutral shade to play with and has even been labeled the “new gray.” There’s so much to love about this flexible neutral! You can mix it with both warm and cool color palettes, making it the ultimate go-to shade. You seriously can’t go wrong with whatever color you decide to pair it with. When paired with white, sage gives off a modern...


5 Tips for Decorating Your First Home

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Moving into your first home is an experience with all kinds of emotions. You can feel excited, overwhelmed, liberated and stressed all at the same time! Now that you’ve graduated from college, accepted that dream job or just gotten back from the honeymoon, it’s time to start designing your new space to create the inviting home you’ve always dreamed of owning. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all of the options out there for decorating your first home, but we’ve narrowed it down to five...


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,...


5 Tips for Decorating a Nursery

by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Whether you're welcoming a new little one to your own family soon, or your best friend is expecting, a nursery is an exciting new space to decorate! From cribs to blankets to stuffed animals and adorable wall art, there are endless options when decking out a baby’s room. Even if you’re not sure of the gender of the new little one, there are plenty of ways to create a space that is cute and baby chic! With so many options out there for home decor and furniture, it’s easy to get overwhelmed....


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...


Sleep Better With a Relaxing Bedroom Design

by | Saturday, May 5, 2018

Getting a good night's rest can be a challenge! With more hours of sunlight in the day and more activities in the warm weathered evenings, it can be hard to wind down when it's time to rest. Sound familiar? Not to worry - we turned to the sleep experts at Tuck.com to find out how we can make the most of our bedrooms and ultimately get the best sleep possible. Good sleep isn't just about quantity; the quality matters too. Even if you're sleeping nine hours each night, it's difficult to wake up...


10 Creative Wedding Gift Ideas

by | Saturday, April 28, 2018

Wedding season is in full swing, and with all the showers, bachelorette parties, dinners, and more to attend, finding a personal and unique wedding gift can quickly fall to the bottom of your to-do list without you even realizing it! In the midst of this busy wedding season, we’ve found 10 creative wedding gifts that will make the happy couple even happier and check off your to-do list in a flash. Shown here: Arte Italica Home Bella Bianca Beaded Dinnerware 1. Timeless Place Setting Struggling...