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December 2013

Creating a Contemporary Sophistication with Animal Prints

Animal prints add a splash of exotic-chic beauty to a room. Both graphic and glamorous, these prints look fabulous in many different types of room decor, including posh, rustic, vintage, and modern. Weathering the test…

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Top 9 Decor Trends We Are Loving for 2016 Keep Your Home Fresh & Fabulous This Year! Image via Pinterest New year, new set of trends! Every year we get extremely excited to see what decor trends may have stuck around and which ones are completely fresh and new. In 2015 we saw a ton of blue, bold and modern geometrics, decor with an industrial chic edge and of course glistening metallics. So what's in store for the coming year? We thought you would never ask! Come and explore with us the top trends we are just head over heels fo...
Introducing A Street Prints! The New Designer Wallpaper Brand for Today's Home Fresh & Hip. Modern & Chic. We are excited to introduce A Street Prints, a vibrant new way to decorate. The collections are influenced by the most a-la-moment décor trends from around the world, from eclectic global prints to bohemian compositions, and contemporary geometrics. The wallpapers speak to today’s most coveted and trendy looks. This new brand will be available exclusively through Brewster Home Fashions. Enjoy this sneak-p...
Mixed Metals Metallics… the color of radiance Metallics add dazzle and flash to the world. While some colors absorb light, a metallic finish sees the light of the room and ups the ante, reflecting it back into the space with a wink. They are eye-catching. Did you ever hear the urban legend that gold and silver clash? Well, that's simply not true. Mixing metals is fun and totally fashionable. Mica flakes can be found in the cave paintings of ancient civilizations, still sparkling today. Even back in paleo ...

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,…

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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...
Dining Room Décor for a Lavish Holiday Ways to Make Your Room Merry & Bright! Image via Real Simple We are in the midst of that time of year between hosting parties and open houses to celebrating with festive brunches and elegant dinners. A stream of family and friends are constantly coming and going and that one area in your home which usually does NOT get a lot of attention, is now on full display! Rustic decorating idea with a trendy edge. Chevron placemats, wood accents, metallic pops and a very festive wall saying -...
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 and boughs, our homes become an enchanted version of themselves! Many of our decorations come back out each year and have even been passed down, or were received as special gifts so they have meaning, br...

Framing Wallpaper

It is evident that wallpaper has really made a comeback in the past few years and it’s here to stay. Sometimes, wallpapering entire walls is not an option. Perhaps you can’t find enough rolls of the wallpaper that you want to cover an entire wall. And other times it’s…

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Hampton Style: Airy Linens & Fresh Blues Hampton Style Inspiration Imagine yourself...toes in the sand, a warm summer's breeze on your back, the sound of the ocean in the distance - this is the epitome of Hampton style. It's about mixing clean, fresh hues with rustic outdoor elements, and surprisingly with wallpaper it's not that hard to achieve! Hampton style originates from the popular seaside vacation destination along Eastern Long Island in New York and tends to embody both a classic and contemporary décor style offset by na...
Decor Spotlight: The Greek Key Beautiful Variations of this Timeless Design Greek key designed decorative pillows via Z Gallerie Dating back to Ancient Greece, the Greek key design (also termed meander motif or Greek fret) was an important symbol that represented infinity and unity. Adorning temples, architecture, pottery and more, this memorable print has truly been around for centuries. Wall art via Brit + Co that shows even in grand form, the Greek key print is perfectly chic Now popping up on anything from rug...
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 ...

Before & After Room Makeovers with Wallpaper

Walking in to your home every day should give you an immediate sense of delight, accompanied by a serene satisfaction. Your walls are the palette for your room. Like the scenery in a play, they set the stage for the entire space. The color, texture, pattern and artwork of your…

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Spring 2013 Trends from Paris to Refresh Your Home Sharing the Latest Fashion Trends From Maison & Objet “April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom, holiday tables under the trees,” said the popular song lyricist E. Y. Harburg.  Many dream to see "Paris in the springtime," the much-lauded phrase that captures a favorite time to visit.  However if travel to the City of Lights isn’t on the calendar this spring, another way to learn about its sophistication, style and latest trends is to read up on Maison & Objet, Europe's largest home design...
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...
Beautifully Designed Shelves Simple & Stylish Looks for Any Home  Image via Pinterest If you're looking for an easy way to refresh the look of your room, redecorating your shelves is a perfect place to start. Although the look of your shelves may not be at the forefront of your mind, bringing style and organization to kitchen shelves, bookshelves, closet shelves and more can truly transform the look of any space in just minutes. There are a variety of ways to add a unique touch. From DIY shelving to a pop of col...