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Introducing Bunny Williams for Currey & Company

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

The Bunny Williams and Currey & Company collaboration has arrived! Bunny Williams, world-renowned interior designer, announced the debut of the collaboration between herself and Atlanta-based Currey & Company. Their partnership began two years ago when Bunny Williams designed the 2015 Southern Living Idea house. Currey & Company offered to donate all of the light fixtures for the show house, and Bunny Williams took notice of the brand’s generosity and family-owned principles. The new 2017...


Interview with Lenny & Eva: Inside the Collection

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

What makes a jewelry line special? Is there an "it" color of 2017? We answered those questions and more in a special Q&A with a PLD favorite: Lenny & Eva. Hand crafted in the U.S. and featuring interchangeable pieces combined with inspiring messages, Lenny & Eva has created a beautiful legacy. Read ahead to learn more about the story behind the jewelry and insider information about new collections! Lenny & Eva Story What is the story of Lenny & Eva? Lenny & Eva was founded by Kellie Fitzpatrick...


Baby Shower Gift Ideas - Create a Gift Basket!

by | Saturday, April 8, 2017

Baby showers are delightful celebrations, everyone doting on an expectant mother, smiling and laughing and sharing stories about all the happiness the new baby will bring. No matter how joyous the celebration can be, when that darling little invitation arrives in the mail, the first thing we all think is "I've got to get a gift!" For your next shower, take the guesswork out of gift giving (and gift wrapping) with the simplest, cutest, and most aww-inducing baby-shower gift: the tried and true...


Choosing Wall Art For Your Home

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Choosing art to complete your space can be a daunting task, and since most of us aren't artists, decorators, or curators, it can be difficult to know where to begin when looking for that perfect piece. Below are a few simple guidelines to help the simplify the process of making that empty wall into a work of art. Use The Most Visible Walls The ideal place for art is on the most visible wall, especially if you are thinking of going with a single statement piece. Art brings feeling to a room, and...


The Mission Mercantile Handcrafted Difference

by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Inspired by frontier towns and simpler times, Mission Mercantile encapsulates the pride of the craftsman selling handcrafted leather saddles and satchels between the barrels and shelves of general stores. These men were pioneers, true craftsman, and their reputations depended on creating items with unfaltering excellence and the finest quality and durability there was to offer. Shown here: Mission Mercantile Steamer Backpack Mission Mercantile was born to keep the art of the leather craft...


Chic and Simple: Using Black & White to Brighten Your Life

by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

If you're looking to freshen up a space, but are having trouble with the color palette, consider this simple solution: black and white. This timeless combination has evolved over the decades but still remains an iconic duo. Finding the perfect balance between black and white can be tricky, but once all the details have come together, this monochromatic look can work for any style. There are a few different ways to design with black and white, depending on much you want to commit. However, don't...


Making Your Gifts Matter | Valentine's Day 2017

by | Friday, February 3, 2017

Valentine's Day, hmmm, such a conundrum! Have these questions been rummaging through your head of late: "Well, what do I get Mom this year!" "How can I make my sweetheart feel like I've truly listened to what she likes?" "Where do I go to find that unique gift?" Let's begin by taking a moment to think of what makes your sweetheart happy? That sweetheart may be your love interest, best friend or even your mom. What makes her smile with a lightened heart? What does she wear? What is her favorite...


Organize Your Bag or Purse - With Papaya! Art

by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

If you're like the majority of us, you're constantly on the go, and your bag has become a catch-all for all those little things you're sure you might need, tossed down into the abyss of receipts, bobby pins and gum wrappers. Honestly though, when is the last time you said you were going to clean out your purse and actually did it? It may seem like a daunting task, but let's break it down for an easy way to de-clutter, organize, and stay organized. Get ready to tackle one more New Years'...


How to Make a Bed: Bella Notte Style

by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

When it comes to making a bed, there are a lot of elements to consider. Some people prefer more pillows, some people love to poof up the blankets...with so many options out there it is hard to know what is best for your bed scape. But worry no more! We will take a look at the different layers used to make up a neat, tidy and totally gorgeous bed scape using Bella Notte Luxury Bedding. Covers, Linens & Blankets: Layer 1 Let's start with the basics: sheets. Bella Notte Sheets come in Twin...


Getting Back to Basics: Buying a Sofa to Stand the Test of Time

by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Shown in title image (left to right): Vanguard Furniture Porter Side Table, Aldrich Sofa, throw pillows in Acrobat Multi., Grigsby Rectangular Cocktail Table, Luminary Left Facing Bookcase What makes a piece of furniture great? Moments spent with loved ones, memories shared. It's true that furniture helps make a house a home. There are many things to consider when investing in a sofa, and things to keep in mind when buying that will ensure your sofa is a staple that you will love for years to...