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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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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...
Chevron Chic: A Trend We Love Chevron print is absolutely everywhere today, from clothes and decor, to fashion, accessories, and graphic design. These groovy inverted "v" stripes have a pleasing and chic appeal that adds a fresh and stylish look in a virtually any color duo. Since the pattern can even be found gracing ancient art like pottery and stone carvings, as well as military emblems, on retro 70's apparel, and in contemporary spaces, we have to happily conclude that it is here to stay. The pattern has a mod captivatio...
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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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...
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...
Holiday Decor Prep for Guests 4 Tips to Make Guests Happy! 1. Make it cute! Put yourself in your guests shoes for a second. Staying at your house should be a fun time for them! Their visit at your house is like a mini-vacation for them, so show off your fabulous taste and make them feel like they're on holiday! Give your home a spiffy little update. Make sure spaces are clean and uncluttered, with well appointed touches like chic pillow assortments and stylized tablescapes to create a magazine worthy ambiance. 2. Be ...

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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Sunny Hues: Decorating with Yellow! "Painting your walls yellow is like creating a room full of sunshine." ~Suzanne Moutis, Executive Editor for Style at Home (image via houzz) Yellow is the color of spring and summer, of sunshine and warmth, sunflowers and daffodils. Being the most radiant of all the colors on the spectrum, it is known to inspire happiness and optimism as well as creativity and fun. With an array of lemon-infused decor ideas, learn how you can easily bring sunny decor to life in your own space (big or small!)...
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...
Black & White Photography as Art in Décor Image via Apartment Therapy Classic, timeless, artsy, sophisticated, cultured, these are just a few of the words that have been used to describe the illustrious pairing of black and white. Outlasting both trends and changing fads, this chic color combination remains a constant style icon in both the home décor market and beyond. By merging this tasteful union with pictures, prints and unforgettable moments that have been captured on film, you suddenly have a new and stylish way of decorating...

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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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...
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...
How To Style a Bookshelf: 10 Tips for Beautiful Shelves Shelves are an often overlooked aspect of home decor, used to haphazardly stow books and miscellaneous objects. Turn them into an impressive display using these 10 tips: 1. Vary book orientation. Shake up the traditional way to display books by stacking some horizontally and some vertically. Source: Apartment 34 2. Use artwork and photographs. A well-styled shelf doesn't have to be devoid of a personal touch. Mix photos in with artwork. Source: 320 Sycamore 3. Color coordi...