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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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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...
5 Homes from some of our Favorite Holiday Movies Home Alone The Home Alone house is famous! So many of the scenes that make this film an endearing holiday classic take place inside this gorgeous Georgian style home. The actual house, located in Winnetka, IL sold last year for $1.5 million. You can learn more about the 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home and see what it looks like now on Zillow. In the movie, the set designers used lots of red and green to maintain a Christmas feel throughout each scene. Notice how many decor details including the pa...

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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5 Steps To Country Cottage Style Image via Pinterest Dreamy meadows, pastel hues, sunny mornings sipping tea on a secluded porch. The cottage lifestyle is one of slow serenity, ensconced in the time honored comforts of home. Time moves a little slower. The light stays a little longer. The birds sing a little sweeter. Our cottage style wallpaper is a memorable mix of old and new, where heirloom treasures harmonize with modern life. This beautiful assortment of fresh florals, vintage French prints, and shabby chic inspiration...
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....
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...

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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12 Kids Rooms We Love Whether it was a bold statement wall (or walls!), understated elegance, or intricate architecture, these kids rooms had standout details that caught our eye. Here are our top 12 favorites of the week: 1. Whimsical Gray, Pink, and Green Nursery Image via Pink Little Notebook This nursery, the result of a blogger's participation in the One Room Challenge, is adorably charming with fairy tale details like the flower chandelier and stuffed animal giraffe guardian. Get the look: whimsical ...
Gentlemen’s Quarters A Handsome Collection of Modern Menswear Prints Brown Wine Crate Wallpaper via Gentlemen's Quarters by Chesapeake Welcome to the world of Gentleman's Quarters, where sophistication and style are met with adventure and charm. A warm, spice infused color palette makes each wallpaper design stand out from the rest. From detailed textures including grasscloth and leather, to novelty designs that include vintage maps, wine crates, sailboats and books, this dapper and dashing collection will trul...
5 Unexpected Spaces to Wallpaper Think wallpaper is only for walls? Think again. In modern home decor, we're seeing more and more instances of wallpaper transcending its name and being used in a variety of fresh ways and in unexpected spaces. Here are five creative uses of wallpaper that wowed us: Ceiling Image via: WPS Paint & Decorating using Rustic Wood Tile Wallpaper 2. Island/Counter Image via: Eijffinger 3. Headboard Image via: Country Hillside Homestead using Texture Ash Timber Wallpaper 4...