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How to Set the Perfect Mood with your Lighting

by | Saturday, September 7, 2019

Emmy Noel is a writer and an editor. She is from Bergen County in New Jersey and she graduated from Montclair State University in 2014 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She enjoys writing about architecture, home decor, home remodeling and do-it-yourself projects. She has a passion for environmental preservation and animal rights. In her spare time, she likes to read fiction and relax with her two dogs, Lucy and Ricky. When it comes to choosing the right lighting for your...


How to Amplify Natural Light in Your Home

by | Saturday, May 11, 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 If you're living in a shady home, you're missing out on all the benefits of the sun's rays. Not only does natural light provide necessary nutrients for your health, including vitamin D, it can also elevate the aesthetic of any space no matter...


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...


Staff Favorites: Morgen's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Morgen - Creative Director "I consider my decor style more industrial with a hint of artisan flair. I lean more towards timeless furniture and lighting pieces while focusing on geometric forms, neutral color palettes, dark woods, iron accents and metallic pops of gold or bronze. I keep the use of color to interchangeable pieces such as throws, pillows and artwork. That way I can keep curating my space to match my ever-changing style without the need to frequently invest in or update large...


Staff Favorites: Anna Laura's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Anna Laura - Marketing Co-ordinator "I would describe my style as colorful eclectic. I tend to be drawn to geometric patterns and bright, happy accent colors. I like to keep larger pieces a solid or coordinating color, and then add whimsical accents and artwork that brings me joy. I love fresh flowers and anything with a floral print or motif. I'm currently loving bumblebee and honeycomb inspired design. Hot pink and navy are two of my favorite colors, and I like to mix metallic accents to...


2018 Trend Alert: On the Fringe

by | Friday, July 20, 2018

The delicate detail of fringe is back and better than ever! From western suede jackets to swinging party dresses, fringe is a statement and a staple for a wide range of styles. The trendy fringe has faded in and out of fashion for well over a hundred years, but believe it or not it has existed for centuries! Shown Here: Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Lark Charcoal Throw Blanket Mostly used on skirts and shawls in ancient Mesopotamia, fringe traces its roots back to many cultures and histories....


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...


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...


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...


Home Decor Trend Alert: Globe Lighting

by | Saturday, October 14, 2017

When it comes to home decorating, lighting is essential. The right lighting choice can elevate any interior to a new level! This season, we’re going global with the sleek and modern look of globe lighting. Whether you’re looking to update your kitchen or add some interest to your living room, globe lighting offers a striking element to any space. Shown here: Regina Andrew Lighting Globe Pendant Dating back to the 1800s, this well-rounded lighting choice got its start as gas lighting began to...