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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...


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...


How to Throw a Killer Halloween Party

by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

October means it’s officially the start of the holiday party season! From food to drinks and ghoulish decor, there are endless options for creating the perfect Monster Mash that your guests will be talking about until next Halloween. Source: Sugar & Cloth First things first, embrace the versatility of a bar cart. It’s no secret that any great party revolves around the food and drink, and you can decorate and spice up your bar cart to transform your entire party. Start with a stunning bar cart...


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...


2018 Trend Alert: Sage Advice

by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

This Summer 2018, home décor is embracing the soothing and relaxing qualities of the color sage. This blend of gray-green mixes is soon to be your next favorite neutral shade to play with and has even been labeled the “new gray.” There’s so much to love about this flexible neutral! You can mix it with both warm and cool color palettes, making it the ultimate go-to shade. You seriously can’t go wrong with whatever color you decide to pair it with. When paired with white, sage gives off a modern...


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...


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...