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2019 Trend Alert! Point of Interest

by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

For Spring 2019, this decor trend is all about perspective. Point of interest means directing the eyes to a central burst of radiance and pieces that help bring drama and radiance to a space. Powerful at best, this trend combines contemporary Baroque inspiration with art deco motifs. From Regina Andrew to Wildwood and Arteriors, plenty of our beloved brands are embracing the Point of Interest trend this spring. From lighting to decor pieces and sculptures, you can spot this sunburst concept in...


How to Furnish a Smaller Space

by | Saturday, February 9, 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 A smaller space isn't necessarily limiting. With an open mind and a dash of creativity, you can turn even the most cramped, compact room into a cozy, comfortable place to relax and stretch your legs. It's about taking full advantage of what you...


Pantone 2019 Color of the Year - Living Coral

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Meet Living Coral, the Pantone Color of the Year for 2019! What is "color of the year" you might ask? Each year, Pantone forecasts a color they believe encompasses the trends and influences for the coming year. For the past twenty years, Pantone color experts have researched the entertainment industry, art collections, fashion trends, and even socio-economic conditions to determine which color with earn the coveted title for that year. This chosen color will go on to affect product development...


2018 Trend Alert: Take it or Leaf It

by | Saturday, December 1, 2018

We’re all about bringing a little bit of the outdoors in, and what better way to do that than with a little leaf inspired home décor? It’s finally starting to feel a little bit like fall, and with the weather starting to cool down it’s time to embrace the changing of the leaves and seasons. From covering your floor with a stunning leaf-patterned rug, to leaf-detailed platters and trays, there are countless ways to embrace the leaf and botanical trend. The trend of all things foliage is an...


Modern Design That Stays True to a Historic Home's Roots

by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

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! Older homes have a certain uniqueness and beauty that newer homes often lack. The attention to detail the craftsmen of yesteryear put in means homes filled with intricate details that hit luxury prices today. There's also something to be said for modern design, though, and the quality...


2018 Trend Alert: Golden Accents and Furniture

by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

New trend alert! New trend alert! Gold has made a comeback, and we are calling it the Golden Age. Throughout history, gold has been used in many ways. Gold holds a high monetary value, and can add a dab of glamour to your home. As far as interior design, gold has been used all across the globe for several centuries since first being discovered in 700 B.C. Gold is commonly associated with luxury and wealth, but can now bring warmth and comfort to your home this Fall season. Let's take a look at...


How to Throw a Killer Halloween Party

by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

October means it’s officially the start of the holiday party season! From food to drinks and ghoulish decor, there are endless options for creating the perfect Monster Mash that your guests will be talking about until next Halloween. Source: Sugar & Cloth First things first, embrace the versatility of a bar cart. It’s no secret that any great party revolves around the food and drink, and you can decorate and spice up your bar cart to transform your entire party. Start with a stunning bar cart...


Staff Favorites: Matthew's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Matthew - Graphic Designer "I would describe my style as a celestial colorful creation. I have a flair for geometric decor and sequential chromatic exploration. Instead of expressing myself through larger furniture pieces, I tend to customize my space through unique smaller decor. I currently enjoy anything that has stars on it and I'm just now exploring the floral print trend. My walls are covered in small triptychs of art with a similar theme crafted from the same artist. While black is...


The First Design Steps After a Big Move

by | Monday, October 8, 2018

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! Moving to a new place is exciting and exhausting at the same time. About 35.1 million Americans move every year, and more than 82 percent of those stay within the same state. Most are do-it-yourself movers, but some do hire professionals to at least help with the bigger items, such as...


Transforming Your Home For Fall

by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Need inspiration for making a decor shift for Fall? It doesn’t have to be a complete redecoration; all you need is a few good key items to really make your home look and feel that much cooler. We’ve scoured high and low for our favorite insider tips to help you bring that autumnal feeling to your living space. Shown Here: Bella Notte Valentina Large Throw Blanket Blankets are an essential element to consider, due to the cool autumn weather,. It’s basically a sweater for your home and you’ve got...