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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: 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...


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...


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...


2018 Trend Alert: Against the Grain

by | Saturday, September 8, 2018

This fall trend is all about lightening the mood with light color wood! Forget about dark wood and deep wood stains, this trend is about embracing the light to bring a fresh breath of air into your environment. From home décor to lighting and furniture, there are endless possibilities to embrace the light wood trend. When you bring elements of the light wood trend into your home, you create a space with comfort and elegance. Shown Here: Aidan Gray First common in the 1980s and 1990s, light wood...


New Brand! Phillips Scott

by | Saturday, September 1, 2018

Introducing our newest brand obsession: Phillips Scott! Specializing in creating “tomorrow’s antiques”, Phillips Scott is known for furniture pieces that evoke classic style with elegant flair. What makes Phillips Scott unique is the wide variety of custom finishes they offer. You get to customize the piece to your exact color scheme and design needs by choosing the finish that you most prefer. Have a specific project that needs a hand designed piece? Phillips Scott even offers custom made...


2018 Trend Alert: Animal Kingdom

by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Take a walk on the wild side and embrace the animal kingdom trend for your next design innovation! For a bold step that will set your interior apart, you can’t go wrong adding a few elements from mother nature. More than just your typical animal print, go for wing accented furniture and miniature animal figurines to take this trend to the fullest extent. Small accents of animal inspired decor brings a feeling of liveliness and interest to an otherwise dull space. Shown Here: Bella Notte...