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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...


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...


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: Animal Kingdom

by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Take a walk on the wild side and embrace the animal kingdom trend for your next design innovation! For a bold step that will set your interior apart, you can’t go wrong adding a few elements from mother nature. More than just your typical animal print, go for wing accented furniture and miniature animal figurines to take this trend to the fullest extent. Small accents of animal inspired decor brings a feeling of liveliness and interest to an otherwise dull space. Shown Here: Bella Notte...


Staff Favorites: Jaci's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Jaci - Store Manager "My style is more organic, linen based, with simple lines. I lean towards a coastal/comfortable lifestyle without getting too "beachy." My furniture and style is livable and unadorned. I gravitate towards neutrals complimented by shades of blue and green. I am a water sign, so my preferences tend to be more fluid and easy going, like lazy waves lapping the shoreline. I definitely combine all types of materials, like wood, glass and metal. I connect the old with the new and...


Bold and Bright: A Guide to Colorful Home Decor

by | Saturday, August 4, 2018

Bright, monochromatic hues are all the rage in 2018 and are well-needed after years of beige and neutral trends running the show. However, jumping on the bold color train of extreme, vivid furniture pieces can feel a little risky. It's highly important when using this form of decoration not to go overboard. When adding bold and bright color palettes to your home, you will first want to identify the neutral tone you would like to pair your saturated decor...


6 Styles of Rugs for Your Home

by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Purchasing a new rug can be intimidating. They can be a large investment financially, and the thought of choosing the wrong color for a piece that takes up so much space can seem daunting! When you first step into a home, it's one of the first things that grabs your attention. Through visual appeal and texture, a rug can seriously set the tone of an entire room. By taking a look at some of our favorite styles of rugs, we hope to ease the stress and provide a guide to help you decide which type...