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5 Great Places to Donate for Earth Day

by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

It’s a brand new year, and Earth Day is just around the corner. A time for outdoor fun, rejoicing in the sun and saving mother earth. Right? Well, if you’re like me and have the urge to do some good this year, you may be pondering the same questions. How can I really make a difference? What can I do to help? Taking into account busy schedules and Easter shenanigans, our beloved Earth Day may not be on your radar until it’s already here. But have no fear! Here are some tips on a few great...


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...


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...


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...


Create Your Fall Tablescape

by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

With the arrival of fall comes the excitement (and possible stress) of fall entertaining! As the temperatures drop and families and friends come indoors for the season’s holidays, it’s more important than ever to create an inviting space for everyone to gather. There’s no reason to stress when you follow a few basic steps to perfectly set your table this fall. Leave your table simple and warm to evoke the perfect fall feeling and keep your guests coming back for more! Source: Julie Blanner Blog...


Bring Home the Beach | Coastal Decor

by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Do you spend your days dreaming of the airy homes dotting picturesque coastlines, salty sea breezes floating in through open windows while the sunset dances off cresting waves? You're not alone, this summer has been full of hazy days spent longing for an ocean view, so we put together a list of ways you can turn your home into a coastal paradise. It just might be the next best thing for those of us who can't pack up and move there! Driftwood Nothing says ocean like driftwood. Driftwood accents...


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...