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Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Fall

by | Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Even if the warm weather isn’t too telling right now, fall is closer than we think! With back to school in full swing and football season dominating the weekends, it’s finally time to put up the summer decorations and embrace the warm and cozy fall substitutes. Transitioning your space into fall doesn’t mean you have to break the bank or change your entire house, there are plenty of small steps you can take to make a big impact fast. Fall means plenty of holidays and entertaining...


Staff Favorites: Jenna's Interior Design Style

by | Thursday, June 20, 2019

Jenna - Graphic Designer "I would describe my interior design style as a happy balance between lively and mellow. I usually opt for items that bring color, texture and warmth to the space. For me, this means interesting patterns and jewel tones which create an excellent environment for inspiration. Though I will always finish off with lounge-able pillows, rugs, and alternative light to relax the atmosphere. In the end, my goal is to be surrounded by things that bring me joy and good rest." ...


New Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines 2019 - Latest Rugs, Pillows & More

by | Saturday, June 1, 2019

For years, Joanna Gaines has been partnering with Loloi Rugs to create beautiful, comforting area rugs, woven throws and colorful pillows, and the 2019 seasonal collection is no exception to the quality of these home accessories! The latest (and possibly greatest?) additions to the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines line feature more colors and more character for a warmer, brighter, lighter feel, all while maintaining woven textures and the same handcrafted...


Staff Favorites: Anna's Interior Design Style

by | Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Anna - Office Administrator "I call my personal decor style Farmhouse Chic with Industrial Influences. I prefer classic-looking pieces with a reclaimed wood aesthetic, painted wood pieces with an antique or vintage vibe, and metal accents. I like to invest in quality pieces that will last for decades and won’t ever feel dated. I prefer to stick to a neutral color palette and add color with curtains and vibrant pieces of art." ...


Our Top Ideas for Interior Decorating with Beads

by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

Texture is trending and beads are back! Reminiscent of artisan and hand-made trends, beads are a clever way to add detail and texture to your living space. Many of the brands we adore are embracing the bead trend as well. From Aidan Gray to Currey & Company to Regina Andrew, there are plenty of elements to choose from to update your space with the latest trend. One of the many benefits of beaded pieces is their unexpected flair of sophisticated funk. A shabby-chic detail like beads sets your...


PLD 2018 Recap: Our Favorites & Yours

by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Happy 2019 everybody! Or as some have been saying, the year of positivity and re-energizing. In lue of those sentiments, our team sat down this year to think back to some of our favorite elements (and your favorite elements!) of the past 12 months. Here is what we discovered! Our Favorite Trend from 2018: Maximalism The brilliant expression of Maximalism took its place in the spotlight throwing a whirlwind of colors, patterns and a mismatch of era specific pieces across our households. In a...


2018 Trend Alert: Into the Woods

by | Saturday, December 1, 2018

With winter quickly settling in, it’s finally the season of bonfires and flannel. There’s nothing better than a chilly night warming up by the fire, and a cozy living space is the perfect place to start. The charm of a rustic cottage is hard to deny, and we’re all about embracing the feel of a “grandma’s cottage” with a little dash of luxury. Shown Here: Mayo Furniture Sumter Stone Upholstered Sofa So how do you go about creating the perfect rustic home space? It’s all in the patterns. Plaid...


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...


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...


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....