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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 Amplify Natural Light in Your Home

by | Saturday, May 11, 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 If you're living in a shady home, you're missing out on all the benefits of the sun's rays. Not only does natural light provide necessary nutrients for your health, including vitamin D, it can also elevate the aesthetic of any space no matter...


How Do You Settle on a Personality for Your Home?

by | Saturday, April 13, 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 Interior design isn't as straightforward as it first appears. Even with an attractive color palette, tasteful decor and high-quality, hand-crafted furniture, you might still feel like your project is incomplete, lacking that essential element....


2019 Trend Alert! Point of Interest

by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

For Spring 2019, this decor trend is all about perspective. Point of interest means directing the eyes to a central burst of radiance and pieces that help bring drama and radiance to a space. Powerful at best, this trend combines contemporary Baroque inspiration with art deco motifs. From Regina Andrew to Wildwood and Arteriors, plenty of our beloved brands are embracing the Point of Interest trend this spring. From lighting to decor pieces and sculptures, you can spot this sunburst concept in...


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...


2018 Trend Alert: Take it or Leaf It

by | Saturday, December 1, 2018

We’re all about bringing a little bit of the outdoors in, and what better way to do that than with a little leaf inspired home décor? It’s finally starting to feel a little bit like fall, and with the weather starting to cool down it’s time to embrace the changing of the leaves and seasons. From covering your floor with a stunning leaf-patterned rug, to leaf-detailed platters and trays, there are countless ways to embrace the leaf and botanical trend. The trend of all things foliage is an...


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...


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...