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Custom Furniture Your Way: Phillips Scott

by | Friday, June 14, 2019

When it comes to your home furnishings, pieces that tell a story will always stand out among the rest. Antique furniture is a go-to way to achieve this custom look in your home. Though wonderful when you find one that works, antique pieces can be frustrating when trying to find a specific piece that fits exactly where you want it to with the exact desired look. The solution to this problem? Phillips Scott’s collection of furniture that is specially crafted to look like “tomorrow’s antiques.”...


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 appearance the line has always carried....


New Brand! Lili Alessandra Luxury Bedding and Pillows

by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Lili Alessandra stands out in the home furnishing field for its uniquely designed decorative pillows that inspire both luxury and undeniable comfort. Luxury designer Lili Alessandra was left without a job after the corporation she worked for was bought out. She took an unprecedented six months off of working to travel Europe, and it was there she found the inspiration to pursue her designing dreams. Lili Alessandra founded Lili & Co in the fall of 2008. This turning point in her life jump...


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....


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...


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: Fine Lines

by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

It’s easy to fall in line with this effortless yet stunning home decor trend. Simplify your space with minimal design and thin lines for a big impact. It might seem counterintuitive, but less truly is more when it comes to graceful design. Delicate patterns with symmetrical lines and simple finishings create a look that lets your space speak for itself without the distraction of too much clutter. It’s easier than you think to create a minimalistic look that evokes modern elegance and...


Staff Favorites: Anna Laura's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Anna Laura - Marketing Co-ordinator "I would describe my style as colorful eclectic. I tend to be drawn to geometric patterns and bright, happy accent colors. I like to keep larger pieces a solid or coordinating color, and then add whimsical accents and artwork that brings me joy. I love fresh flowers and anything with a floral print or motif. I'm currently loving bumblebee and honeycomb inspired design. Hot pink and navy are two of my favorite colors, and I like to mix metallic accents to...


Staff Favorites: Jaci's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Jaci - Store Manager "My style is more organic, linen based, with simple lines. I lean towards a coastal/comfortable lifestyle without getting too "beachy." My furniture and style is livable and unadorned. I gravitate towards neutrals complimented by shades of blue and green. I am a water sign, so my preferences tend to be more fluid and easy going, like lazy waves lapping the shoreline. I definitely combine all types of materials, like wood, glass and metal. I connect the old with the new and...


Bold and Bright: A Guide to Colorful Home Decor

by | Saturday, August 4, 2018

Bright, monochromatic hues are all the rage in 2018 and are well-needed after years of beige and neutral trends running the show. However, jumping on the bold color train of extreme, vivid furniture pieces can feel a little risky. It's highly important when using this form of decoration not to go overboard. When adding bold and bright color palettes to your home, you will first want to identify the neutral tone you would like to pair your saturated decor...