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How to Work with Your Best Friend - Advice from the PLD Founders

by | Saturday, June 8, 2019

June 8th is National Best Friends Day, and as you may know, at Peace, Love & Decorating, we are all about friendship. Our co-founders, Jana and Jennifer, were best friends before they became business partners. The main tenets of their personal and professional relationship: respect, collaboration, and support, set the culture by which we all live at PLD. To celebrate National Best Friends Day, we sat down and asked them some questions about their friendship and working relationship. Jana...


How to Furnish a Smaller Space

by | Saturday, February 9, 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 A smaller space isn't necessarily limiting. With an open mind and a dash of creativity, you can turn even the most cramped, compact room into a cozy, comfortable place to relax and stretch your legs. It's about taking full advantage of what you...


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...


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...


2018 Trend Alert: Maximalism Home Decor

by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

When it comes to maximizing, the only rule is that there are no rules! This year's Maximalism Trend is all about embracing a little bit of everything. From bright saturated colors to bold patterns, create a space that showcases all sides of your personality. When you mix and match statement pieces from across different styles, you make your space truly your own with pieces that have rich character. Pick luxurious pieces with vivid hues and deluxe patterns for a space that crosses all trends....


5 Spring Tablescape Essentials | Spring 2018

by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Spring is fast approaching, and with it comes the anticipation of fun spring parties and new events to host. The central part of any party is the table, and we’re embracing all things fresh and floral to create the ultimate dream tablescape. Bringing the beauty of the outdoors to the inside is simple when you utilize crisp dishware, fresh place settings, and creative centerpieces. Source: Veranda 1. Choose Your Colors First things first, select your color scheme. The classic spring staple...


5 Ways to Decorate with Throws in 2018

by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

When it comes to decorating, it truly is the little things that matter. Small details, like throw blankets, make all the difference in transforming your space. Aside from the practical side of instant warmth, throw blankets can also visually change the entire look of your space. When you envision throws as another décor piece, the possibilities are endless. Here are five ways we love to style these snuggly staples! 1. All About TextureFor more contemporary rooms that might feel a bit cold, a...


Galentine's Day 2018: Planning the Perfect Party

by | Saturday, February 3, 2018

February is in full swing and that means the 14th is just around the corner! Regardless of if you have a date planned for Valentine’s Day, it’s important to celebrate the real holiday of February, Galentine’s Day! Though it might not be an official U.S holiday (yet), February 13th was coined Galentine's Day by Leslie Knope from the popular television show Parks & Rec in 2010 and has since been celebrated by women year after year. Galentine’s Day is a day set apart to celebrate your best girl...


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...


How to Decorate Your Christmas Tree Like a Pro

by | Monday, December 4, 2017

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and it’s finally time to take the boxes out of the attic, wipe off the dust, and deck your home with plenty of holiday spirit! There’s nothing more central to Christmas decorating than the Christmas tree. We've all seen the intricate trees on the glossy magazine pages and Instagram feeds that don't seem real, but it's totally possible to make a stunning tree you can be proud of! Whether you prefer your tree perfectly coordinated with a stunning color...