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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...


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...


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...


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...


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....


Patio Spaces: Al Fresco Entertainment

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

With summer just around the corner, we’re heating up the grill and stepping onto the patio to enjoy the fresh air and new outdoor décor. Whether this season you decide to take up gardening by adding a new planter to the backyard, or create a personal getaway with fresh seating on your porch, this summer is all about getting outside and staying there. Bring a new level of comfort to your patio with an outdoor-friendly rug, and light up every occasion with stunning outdoor sconces to keep summer...


Getting Back to Basics: Buying a Sofa to Stand the Test of Time

by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Shown in title image (left to right): Vanguard Furniture Porter Side Table, Aldrich Sofa, throw pillows in Acrobat Multi., Grigsby Rectangular Cocktail Table, Luminary Left Facing Bookcase What makes a piece of furniture great? Moments spent with loved ones, memories shared. It's true that furniture helps make a house a home. There are many things to consider when investing in a sofa, and things to keep in mind when buying that will ensure your sofa is a staple that you will love for years to...


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...


Insider's Insight: How to Layer & Style Your Favorite Necklaces

by | Saturday, April 30, 2016

If you're like me, the abundance of necklaces in your jewelry collection can seem quite overwhelming at times. Thankfully for us, the layering trend is booming so we aren't confined when it comes to accessorizing. Sometimes, however, having more free-range can be equally intimidating. Here are a few guidelines to help get you started and become a layering pro! Delicate & Chunky: Mixing up heft and weightiness of necklaces is something that is essential when I'm really trying to make a...