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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...


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...


5 Tips for Decorating Your First Home

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Moving into your first home is an experience with all kinds of emotions. You can feel excited, overwhelmed, liberated and stressed all at the same time! Now that you’ve graduated from college, accepted that dream job or just gotten back from the honeymoon, it’s time to start designing your new space to create the inviting home you’ve always dreamed of owning. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all of the options out there for decorating your first home, but we’ve narrowed it down to five...


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...


Meet the Designer - Joanna Gaines

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Who is Joanna Gaines? Everyone who knows Joanna Gaines knows she has a long list of accomplishments. The co-owner, co-founder, and lead designer of Magnolia Homes and Magnolia Market, the co-star of her own television show, a devoted wife to her husband, Chip, a proud mother of four, and last but not least, an incredibly talented designer. Surprisingly enough, Joanna never had formal training for design. Her talent began to grow as she met her future husband, Chip Gaines. At the time they were...


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...