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November 2013

Get Festive with a Merry Mantel this Season

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year and bringing this spirit to life in our homes is one of the most special ways that we capture the heart of the season. With festive decor including twinkling lights, glittery ornaments, pretty candles, Menorahs, Christmas trees, winter berries…

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Have a Glittering Gold Holiday! 10 Sparkly & Bright Decorating Ideas Gold Wreath DIY via the 36th Avenue Who doesn't love a little sparkle? This year we're changing up the decorating game and going a bit glam with our holiday decor. Instead of the traditional red and green or blue and white, we are opting for GOLD everything! This brilliant color isn't just a girl's best friend, but it's glittery and magical, adding a bright cheer to everything it touches. From golden stockings to gold dipped feathers, there are so ma...
Decor Trend: A Very Rustic Holiday How to Nail that Rustic-Chic Look! Image via MyDomaine One of our favorite holiday decor trends is that stylish rustic look that easily brings warmth and cheer to your home while keeping the decorations to a minimum. This year we asked ourselves, so what does it really take to achieve this coveted trend, which seems so effortless and chic? After perusing a number of holiday interiors, we came up with a list of important items to include that will easily help you nail that rustic-chic look...
Magical Holiday Interiors Decorating Inspiration to Make Your Home Shine! Holiday Décor via Houzz One of our favorite things about the holidays is all the beautiful decorations that emerge both inside the home and out. Trees that sparkle and shine and garlands full of berries, to bright and colorful lights and glistening snowflakes of white. Whether it be tradition or hope, or the joy of family and friends, this time of year inspires a feeling warmth and magic. Let the captivating interiors below inspire you to crea...

Get Inspired with These Cozy Interiors!

As the season transitions to Winter, we want to make sure our homes are warm and welcoming. Adding cozy touches to your decor will bring an inviting ambiance, one that encourages you and your guests to relax. Here are a few tips to add comfortable and luxurious details to…

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Top 5 Spring 2015 Trends for the Home Home Decor Trends to Try This Year Today marks the vernal equinox which means Spring is here! Despite the actual weather calling for snow flurries here, we are delighted about the prospect of warm weather and bright days ahead. We are also giddy about all things new in color, fashion, and fun trends for the new season. Here is a list of our 5 favorite design movements to try this Spring. Bold Blue Marsala was declared the color of the year, but we have to say that bold blue is stealing th...
Decorating Ideas to Bring a Touch of Autumn to your Home New England in the Fall via Etsy If you've ever experienced New England in the Fall, you know the vibrant beauty that seems to suddenly appear out of nowhere, transforming busy highways and cottages by the sea into picturesque scenes of color. From gold toned leaves to the comfort of a fireplace to crisp cool nights spent in cozy sweaters, these are the things that make Autumn one of our favorite seasons. So why not invite some of the warmth and magic of the harvest season into your own home...
Designer Insights Recently we had the honor (or should we say honour) of a feature in the Designer Insights on Terry's Fabrics. Thanks so much to the team over there, we love how it turned out. Courtesy of: Terrys Fabircs UK

Decor Inspiration: Country Chic Kitchens

Warm and Inviting Kitchens that Make You Feel at Home
Coats of paint, once fresh, now chipped to reveal a shabby chic distress. Hand embroidered linens, vintage plates, wide wood floor boards and heritage furniture passed down through the generations. With a farm house flair, country-chic decor truly creates a welcoming…

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Inspired: Log Cabin Interiors There is something about a log cabin that truly captures the charm of rustic life. Building a home out of the materials of the forest lends an authentic beauty, as if the structure sprung up out of the ground, as proud and natural as the trees and mountains around it. With lots of exposed wood, glowing with the slight variations of each tree, a welcoming hearth and windows letting in light to illuminate all those gorgeous angles, the interior of a log cabin is an enchanted place to be. These pic...
Black Kitchen Ideas to Inspire Your Spring Refresh Image via In My Lovely Home blog White kitchens have been en vogue the past few years, but now we're seeing a swing in the other direction. Black is emerging as a true contender in the world of kitchen decor. Dark appliances, countertops, cabinets, and walls create a cozy and inviting space. You can go monochrome for a hyper-modern look, or add accents for a subtler effect. Timeless Elegance Images Sources Black Stove: Camille Styles, Script Wallpaper: Brewster Home Fashions, Kitchen:...
The Beauty of Country Chic Décor: Introducing Countryside by Chesapeak... A timeless entryway created with the Christiana Damask Medallion, Greer Gingham Check & Shandi Bird Hill border, all designs from the Chesapeake Countryside Collection There is nothing quite like walking into a home that feels both warm and inviting, filled with memorabilia from the past that's been collected through generations. A wood burning stove, grandmothers precious china, cozy quilted blankets, an antique hutch, rustic and timeless décor that mark the beauty of a well loved home....

Embracing Vivid Color in Decor

Don’t be afraid of color! Brilliant colors can inspire tranquility, exuberance, creativity and warmth. We often we find that people are drawn to a striking wallpaper design, but ultimately end up choosing the taupe, tan, cream, oatmeal, beige or light grey version instead. While choosing neutrals can be a…

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Harmony in Décor Peaceful Living for Your Home Image via Moon to Moon Blog Imagine feeling at peace each and every day. Awakening at first light with the sense of being refreshed and renewed. Although we may strive our whole lives for this special calm, by bringing harmony to your home you can start to set your self on the right path. From natural elements to Asian decor, global chic charm and bohemian inspiration, create a home that both inspires and soothes with these beautiful Zen theme decorating ideas!...
Create a Beautiful Lamp Shade with Wallpaper A Fun DIY Gift Idea! Make a statement with color or go classic with neutrals, either way you get to design a lampshade based on your own personal style and taste Get crafty this holiday season and give the gift of a beautiful personalized lamp shade! Although wallpaper is designed to be used on the wall, there are actually many other uses for this stylish decorating option. From staircases to bookshelves, coffee tables and head boards, wallpaper can easily be used to refurbish and decorate ...
Make it Modern with Wallpaper Out with the old, in with the NEW! A modern and playful print for walls - Modern Leaf Trail wallpaper by Beacon House If you still think that wallpaper is old-fashioned, this post is for you! With a long history of being stereotyped as "outdated" and "out of style", wallpaper is still trying to regain its footing in the home décor market place. Black Moroccan Grate Wallpaper - Beacon House Ink Collection Over the past few years, we've been able to watch this negative perspective grad...