Chinoiserie Chic

Historical – Romantic – Timeless

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Image via SF Girl by Bay

This beautiful decorating style has a long history. Dating back to the seventeenth century, chinoiserie has transformed through the generations. A mixture of East and West filled with romantic details and idyllic imagery, this cultured design theme has a lovely and ornate look. From Asian inspired fabrics to botanical wallpaper designs, chinoiserie can take on a variety of transformations.

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Get lost in this gorgeous turquoise and gold wall scene – Chinoiserie Wallpaper via the Empress collection

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From designer gowns to porcelain vases, chinoiserie makes a chic statement on both – Images via Pinterest & The Pink Pagoda

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Two lovely wall murals with a chinoiserie style elegance – Images via Houzz & Chinoiserie Chic Blog

“The appeal of chinoiserie lies in the history of how it came about, it was the romantic European take on the Orient, melding different styles of Asian influences—Moorish, Chinese, Indian—that morphed into a style of its own.” – Decorator & Designer Bunny Williams

peacock wallpaper

A lovely chinoiserie peacock design that has a fascinating global allure – Image via Brewster Home Fashions

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A lovely collection of chinoiserie wallpaper designs in varying hues – Image via Brewster Home Fashions

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Beautiful chinoiserie fabric designs – Images via Houzz & Chinoiserie Chic Blog

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A lush and exotic chinoiserie motif in two different colorways. Which color would you choose? – Images via Somerset House Collection by Beacon House

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Grey Sophistication

Forever Stylish & Chic

Grey of a neutral tone, intermediate between black and white, that has no hue and reflects and transmits only a little light

Grey Kitchen

Image via Houzz

Whether you’re decorating a living or dining space, or rather a bathroom or bedroom, grey will stand radiant in all four! Today’s trendiest neutral, this stylish color can evoke both warm detail and cool sophistication. With the ability to dress walls, furniture, linens, appliances and much, much more, this fabulous shade will forever be in our hearts. Simple, clean and oh so sophisticated, easily transform your home with this beautiful and timeless hue.

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Create a chic and alluring entryway with this stylish grey wallpaper print – Image via Brewster Home Fashions

grey living room

Featuring a darker shade of grey, this kitchen and living space is ultra-sophisticated – Image via Greg Natale Design

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A gorgeous pairing of light and dark tones of grey – Image via the Sparkle Collection by Kenneth James

“The tones of gray, pale turquoise and pink will prevail.”

-Christian Dior

grey bedroom

This modern bedroom is polished in the perfect shade of grey to be both soothing and stylish – Image via the Nesting Place

grey bathroom

An elegant and chic bathroom space done with tile and wallpaper in a complimentary grey palette – Image via Brewster Home Fashions

grey living room

Love this fusion of grey tones and complimentary patterns and prints – Image via Houzz

grey office space

Bring texture to your walls with this refined stripe wallpaper from Beacon House’s Simple Space II Collection that creates calming and inspiring office space

modern grey kitchen

This fashionable pairing of grey and cream creates an effortless dining space – Silver Geometric Wallpaper by Eijffinger

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Chinoiserie Chic Historical - Romantic - Timeless Image via SF Girl by Bay This beautiful decorating style has a long history. Dating back to the seventeenth century, chinoiserie has transformed through the generations. A mixture of East and West filled with romantic details and idyllic imagery, this cultured design theme has a lovely and ornate look. From Asian inspired fabrics to botanical wallpaper designs, chinoiserie can take on a va...

The Beauty of Geometrics

Introducing Symetrie by A Street Prints! 

Symetrie

Symetrie is a captivating study in geometrics, modern architecture, optical illusions, and visual representations of why math is the language of the universe. With a sophisticated appreciation for clean lines and uncomplicated forms, the collection is chic and contemporary.

If you stop and look, you’ll find that our world embraces geometrics like we embrace our bed after a long day’s work. From bedding to tiles, jewelry, clothing, rugs, hair accessories, blankets and SO much more, this chic styling of clean lines and shapes can easily be found all around us.

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Geometric Inspiration Board – Images via Pinterest, Buzz Feed, The Design Chaser, Symetrie, Harper’s Bazaar, Etsy, West Elm, Digs Digs & Anthropologie

There is something so refreshing about this uncomplicated design style. It has the ability to open up your home, giving it a modern look but without all the fuss. Walking into a room that’s simple, balanced and uncluttered is like a breath of fresh air, it’s stylish and chic while at the same time remaining sophisticated and classy.

White elegant vintage chic interior with old console table

A modern office space created with Symetrie’s Indigo Diamond Geometric wallpaper

Now let Symetrie take the reign in showing you how easy and effortless it is to accomplish this fabulous décor trend…

Modern dining room

Theory Turquoise Geometric – Symetrie Collection

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Black and white make a beautiful impression in this chic hallway design

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Indigo Geometric Stripe by A Street Prints

“The collection has a very harmonious quality, with a contemporary appeal. Fresh geometrics and classic motifs are presented with a sophisticated appreciation for clean lines and pure beauty.” – Leslie Hollis Lead Designer 

geometric wallpaper

A beautiful and stylish wallpaper – Grey Ironwork – Pattern #2625-21866

modern kitchen decor

This burgundy wallpaper is a chic kitchen compliment!

Contemporary bedroom

Matrix Taupe Geometric by A Street Prints

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Merging Indoor & Outdoor Décor

Lovely Interiors Inspired by Nature

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Porch chairs brought inside and paired with rustic wood accents – Image via Home with Her

Most of the time we think of indoor and outdoor décor as being two different decorating styles. For your living room you shop in the home décor section, while for your porch you shop in the outdoor & lawn department. However with the grand idea of merging the two styles together has come a whole new trend, one that’s got us excited to see the many beautiful interiors that have arisen out of this nature inspired decorating theme.

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Image via Bloglovin

Plants: Plants are an easy way to bring the lush beauty of the outdoors in. Simple to take care of (sun + water), spread throughout your home for a fresh interior all the time.

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Lush interiors – Images via Queensland Homes, Pinterest & Remodolista

Wood Accents: Wood brings a rustic allure to décor that’s both simple and charming. Wood furniture to wood accents, branches and trees are all enchanting ideas.

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Images via HomeEdit & Brewster Home Fashions

Outdoor Furniture: Wicker, wood and iron are all materials that are featured in outdoor furniture. Bring these styles indoors for an unexpected surprise that makes you feel as if you are lounging in the sun.

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A cozy living room complete with white wicker furniture – Image via Houzz

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An enchanted bedroom design inspired by the outdoors – Image via Design Sponge

Murals & Wallpaper: Nature scenes to natural elements, wall murals and wallpaper offer both a gorgeous view as well as the feeling of actually being outdoors.

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Beacon House Modern Leaf Wallpaper – Image via Brewster Home Fashions

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Magnolia & Ivy Wall Murals by Komar

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Enchanted Tree Decor

Inspired by Earth Day: Tree Theme Wallpaper

Earth Wall Mural a view of the Earth from the Moon

The Earth is our home, and when you have a planet as spectacular as we do, Earth day is really every day. However, it is wonderful to celebrate the Earth, and to make plans for how to conserve the balance here with a special day each year. Trees have become a very symbolic way to acknowledge Earth Day. Inspired by the wonderful tradition of planting trees, and the beauty of the forest, we have designed many enchanting wallpapers to bring the wonder of the woods indoors.

Tree of Life Wallpaper

Arcana Tree of Life wallpaper by designer Kenneth James

Block Print Tree Wallpaper

Taupe Block Print Tree Wallpaper from the Suzani Collection by Eijffinger

Enchanted Modern Song Bird Forest Theme Tree Wallpaper

Enchanted Forest Branches with Birds from the Bath Bath Bath IV Collection

Phoenix Tree of Life Tree Theme Wallpaper

Phoenix Tree of Life Wallpaper from the Luxurious Italian Bellissimo IV Collection

Irvin Grey Birch Tree Wallpaper

A Beautiful Birch Forest Tree Wallpaper from the Echo Lake Lodge Collection

Sawgrass Camo Camouflage Wallpaper

Camouflage Wallpaper from Echo Lake Lodge brings the Forest Indoors

Vernon Light Green Tree Wallpaper

A Dreamy Forest Scene with a Contemporary Silhouette Style

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Bohemian Chic Decorating

Introducing the Kismet Collection By A Street Prints

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Isla Indigo Petite Damask

We couldn’t be more excited to announce this new bohemian chic wallpaper collection by A Street Prints! Glorious and free-spirited, the designs enlighten your home, bringing effortless detail to furniture and décor alike. Inspired by colorful patterns, beautiful fabrics, dye techniques, textures, happy florals and ethnic details, this exquisite assortment plays with color and design in the most poetic and romantic way. Put your worries aside and open your mind as you wander this beautiful and eclectic mix.

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Paisley Stripe Wallpaper via the Kismet Collection

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A Beautiful Shibori Print from A-Street Prints Kismet Collection

“Boho style-refreshing and inspiring. The new Kismet collection is inspired by all things bohemian chic. Free spirited designs with an adventurous color palette. Kismet is peaceful living for your home.” –Kristin Burr Lead Designer 

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Boho Decorating Ideas & Bohemian Fashion Trends

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Collection Inspiration

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Gemma Light Pink Boho Medallion – 1014-001805

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A Stunning Free-Spirited Damask in a Fresh Coral Hue

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Geo Green Quatrefoil Wallpaper from the New Kismet Collection

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A Lively & Happy Floral Print in a Brilliant Coral Hue

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Willow Grey Nouveau Floral Wallpaper – 1014-001810

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Introducing A Street Prints!

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The New Designer Wallpaper Brand for Today’s Home

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Enjoy this sneak-peek below of Kismet and Symetrie, the first two collections to drop from this cutting-edge new brand.

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Symetrie teaser

 

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ellie-kemper-unbreakable-kimmy-schmidt-ftr Unbreakable-Kimmy-Schmidt-JacquelineTina Fey has a new series on Netflix and we were so excited to see our wallpaper featured in the set design! One of our all time favorite designs, the Suzette Modern Damask, looks fabulous in the stairwell of Kimmy’s socialite boss’ gorgeous Manhattan apartment. Here are a few fun reasons why you should check out this new series, as told by Hypable.

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