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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: Fine Lines

by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

It’s easy to fall in line with this effortless yet stunning home decor trend. Simplify your space with minimal design and thin lines for a big impact. It might seem counterintuitive, but less truly is more when it comes to graceful design. Delicate patterns with symmetrical lines and simple finishings create a look that lets your space speak for itself without the distraction of too much clutter. It’s easier than you think to create a minimalistic look that evokes modern elegance and...

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....

2018 Trend Alert: Bone Inlay Home Decor

by | Saturday, May 19, 2018

Bone inlay is one of the hottest trends for home décor this spring! The beauty of the handcrafted detail and intricate design is undeniable. Bone inlay brings a breath of fresh air to any space and it’s a simple way to refresh your home this season. What exactly is bone inlay? The design technique has been used for centuries, and it’s still being transformed in new and innovative ways today. The intricate pattern traces its roots all the way back to the furniture of ancient Egypt and the...

4 Tips to Designing the Perfect Modern Cabin

by | Saturday, November 5, 2016

Along with the smell of fall in the air, crunching leaves beneath our feet and plaid as far as the eye can see, comes the season of cabins. A time to take a step back from our busy lives and have a cup of cocoa as we warm our wool socked feet by the fire. What really sets these mountain solitudes apart (and the reason we seem so intently drawn to the them) is the chance to get a complete change of scenery both inside and out. Here are 4 timeless staples to help complete your perfect cabin...

Create a Farmhouse Interior with These 5 Easy Essentials

by | Friday, April 15, 2016

The one thing I personally love about this modern farmhouse design trend is the ability for a room to appear open, large and full of light while still remaining cozy and comforting. Just like a home should be! This particular style also manages to find the perfect balance between vintage-inspiration and clean, cut modern essentials, which can help immensely in the transitioning of your home to a more contemporary look and feel. Sounds pretty amazing right? And totally gorgeous? Well, if you...