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Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018

by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

To all the mamas out there, thank you for everything you do! Show Mom how much you appreciate her with a thoughtful gift just for her. For the New Mom Say congratulations to a new mom this Mother's Day with gifts designed to make motherhood more fun. The Papaya Art "Oh Poop" Luxe Tote Bag pulls double duty as an adorable diaper bag for a mom with a sense of humor. Lenny & Eva offers the perfect pieces for a new mom to accessorize with. Pair sentiments with a...


2018 Trend Alert: Maximalism Home Decor

by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

When it comes to maximizing, the only rule is that there are no rules! This year's Maximalism Trend is all about embracing a little bit of everything. From bright saturated colors to bold patterns, create a space that showcases all sides of your personality. When you mix and match statement pieces from across different styles, you make your space truly your own with pieces that have rich character. Pick luxurious pieces with vivid hues and deluxe patterns for a space that crosses all trends....


New Brand Feature: Meet John-Richard

by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

John-Richard specializes in exquisite luxury home furnishings and home décor inspired by different cultures from around the world. Dedicated to telling the narrative of every room, John-Richard offers a large selection of pieces in every style. From traditional to contemporary to transitional, their wide variety of products are consistent in their attention to detail, outstanding craftsmanship and quality materials. What makes John-Richard pieces stand out is their relationships to...


A History of Animal Print in Interior Design

by | Saturday, April 7, 2018

Vintage, traditional, or modern? Animal prints can be such a versatile accent that it's difficult to say! Animal hides, exotic leopard, cheetah, and zebra prints, and even taxidermy have all had their day in the design world. Let's take a look back through the history of animal print in interior design, starting with... Hunter Gatherers We can thank cavemen for starting the animal print trend we know today. Animals furs and pelts were originally worn as protection from the elements. Over time,...


2018 Trend Alert: Moroccan Mood

by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

This spring, we’re embracing the bold look and rich details inspired by Moroccan style! There’s an undeniable energy and life that comes along with Moroccan patterns and colors, and what could be better as we head into the spring season than a lively update to all areas of your home? This trend is all about cultivating the feel of the Moroccan style in your own home with bright and bold new additions. From furniture to pillows or home décor, there’s a way to add a little Moroccan flair to...


5 Spring Tablescape Essentials | Spring 2018

by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Spring is fast approaching, and with it comes the anticipation of fun spring parties and new events to host. The central part of any party is the table, and we’re embracing all things fresh and floral to create the ultimate dream tablescape. Bringing the beauty of the outdoors to the inside is simple when you utilize crisp dishware, fresh place settings, and creative centerpieces. Source: Veranda 1. Choose Your Colors First things first, select your color scheme. The classic spring staple...


2018 Design Trend: Mixed Metal Home Decor

by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

We’re mixing it up this spring! This season it’s all about playing with both warm and cool metallic tones. Gone are the days of wondering if you’re a silver or gold person because now you can have the best of both worlds with all of the above! When you mix metals, you elevate your space with a cultivated style and unexpected twist. Whether you choose a warmer palette of golds, brass and copper, or you like the look of cool metallic colors like silver, nickel and steel, you can mix and match...


5 Delicious Drink Recipes for Your St. Paddy's Day Party!

by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. What began as a religious feast day in the 17th century has evolved into a variety of festivals across the world celebrating Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and a whole lot of green. This year, we've put together a few of our favorite drink recipes and Irish party anthems to help make your St. Patrick's Day a thirst quenching, pinch avoiding, fun filled holiday....


Who Inspires You? Women's History Month 2018

by | Wednesday, March 7, 2018

To celebrate and honor Women's History Month 2018, we asked some of our staff to choose a woman in history that inspires them! Here is what they had to say... Jana - Co-owner & Co-founder Amelia Earhart "At an early age I was fascinated with her courageous and adventurous spirit. Amelia Earhart inspired me to face challenges with confidence and do my very best!" Jennifer - Co-owner & co-founder Melinda Gates "I have long admired Melinda Gates for her dedication to philanthropy work within the...


Just In! New Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines | Spring 2018

by | Saturday, March 3, 2018

We’re so excited to introduce the new additions to the Joanna Gaines Magnolia Home collection. Known for its simple yet timeless and fresh style, the Magnolia Home offers a variety of stunning rugs, pillows and new throw blankets. Joanna Gaines, lead designer and co-founder of Magnolia Home says, “I think my favorite part about designing a space for a client is adding in the final touches; the things that really make the room come alive.” The Magnolia Home line provides these ‘final touches’...