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2018 Trend Alert: Floral Prints!

by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

With spring just around the corner, we’re getting ready for the arrival of all things floral and printed! Coming out of the cold winter months, the best way to bring new life and energy into your life is with the addition of some fresh and fun prints. Floral prints bring the energy and vitality from the outdoors into your home. If the thought of prints makes you fearful of mismatching or overcrowding your space, fear not, because we’ve got the perfect guide to ensure tasteful and classy print...


Galentine's Day 2018: Planning the Perfect Party

by | Saturday, February 3, 2018

February is in full swing and that means the 14th is just around the corner! Regardless of if you have a date planned for Valentine’s Day, it’s important to celebrate the real holiday of February, Galentine’s Day! Though it might not be an official U.S holiday (yet), February 13th was coined Galentine's Day by Leslie Knope from the popular television show Parks & Rec in 2010 and has since been celebrated by women year after year. Galentine’s Day is a day set apart to celebrate your best girl...


New Brand Feature: Meet Jonathan Charles

by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Jonathan Charles Fine Furniture offers antique furniture replications that combine the beauty and history of antique furniture without compromising quality or stability. As the years pass, beautiful antique furniture pieces begin to fade and their functionality starts to dwindle. Jonathan Charles Fine Furniture seeks to reconcile this problem by offering replications of antique furniture that mirror their predecessors but bring improved quality and a longer life-span. The result is a...


Ultra Violet - Pantone's Color of the Year 2018

by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Living in a world that requires empowerment and imagination, Ultra-Violet is a color that is creative and artistic. It is a blue-based purple that has been associated with royalty and elite status. With that being said, Ultra-Violet is 2018's Pantone Color of the Year, a year for power and stability. Purples are often thought of as a symbolic and spiritual color and has been featured by well-known musical artists, including Prince, David Bowie and Jimi Hendrix. Ultra-Violet isn't just a color...


Trend Alert! Statement Storage - Time to Get Organized

by | Saturday, January 13, 2018

What better time to finally tackle the mess in your living room or clean out that spare closet than the beginning of a brand new year? If the idea of reorganizing seems daunting or too much of a burden, we’ve got the perfect incentive to get you started. Statement storage pieces! These storage items offer you a practical way to organize your life without sacrificing style. With these fashion-forward organizing bins, baskets and crates, you can store your household items in plain sight and add...


Ways to Cozy Up Your Living Room

by | Saturday, December 9, 2017

As the temperatures drop and the cold seasons set in, there’s nothing better than a cozy living room to make everyone feel welcome. Super soft throws and pillows make your couch even more comfy and assure your space makes everyone feel welcome and warm. When colder months mean staying indoors, combat the cabin fever with a warm and welcoming living area fit for parties and gatherings. Shown Here: Loloi Area Rug How do you achieve the perfect cozy environment? Start with your feet! A soft rug in...


How to Decorate Your Christmas Tree Like a Pro

by | Monday, December 4, 2017

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and it’s finally time to take the boxes out of the attic, wipe off the dust, and deck your home with plenty of holiday spirit! There’s nothing more central to Christmas decorating than the Christmas tree. We've all seen the intricate trees on the glossy magazine pages and Instagram feeds that don't seem real, but it's totally possible to make a stunning tree you can be proud of! Whether you prefer your tree perfectly coordinated with a stunning color...


History of Downtown Duluth & Peace, Love & Decorating

by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Peace, Love & Decorating is proud to call downtown Duluth the home base for our company and local storefront. As we participate in Small Business Saturday, we’re taking a look back at the history of our city and our brick & mortar! We understand the importance of supporting your local small businesses, and we love to share the humble story of how our store came to be! Source: DuluthGA.net Source: DuluthGA.net The city of Duluth traces its history all the way back to 1821 when the Cherokee...


Party Planning Like a Pro: Holiday Entertaining Made Easy

by | Saturday, November 11, 2017

It’s finally November, and with the arrival of these festive months comes guests and plenty of parties with friends and family! Hosting a party can create all kinds of stress. From questions of how to decorate to wondering what to serve, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when it’s your turn to host. But with the right amount of planning and preparation, you can be fully prepared for any gathering! As the holiday party circuit begins, follow these tips and tricks to ensure every party you host is...


Peace, Love & Pumpkin Decor!

by | Saturday, October 28, 2017

Header: Alice & Lois There's a cool autumn breeze in the air, pumpkin patches are the place to be, and everyone has a pumpkin spiced something or other. It's finally fall! Whether you've already started your fall decorating or are still searching for the perfect theme, the time is now to get inspired! Jack o' lanterns are always a fun option, but pumpkin decorating has evolved over the years. Glittering gold paints, floral accents, and gorgeous autumn accessories can really elevate your...