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May 2014

Oh So Faux

We recently stayed in a very hip hotel in NYC hotel where all of the halls were wrapped in a rich espresso brown ostrich skin. Of course, this chic and luxurious look was not accomplished with real ostrich skin,…

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Introducing Reclaimed What's Old is Truly New Again The Reclaimed Collection Reclaimed is a stunning new collection of wallpaper inspired by the beauty of the past. The inspiration for the collection came from walking the streets of historic New England towns, perusing antique markets and exploring old salvage yards.The idea of repurposing materials into new uses is a very eco-chic notion, where remnants of the past are rejuvenated rather than discarded. With this collection you can create the wood accent wal...
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...
10 Feature Walls You Won’t Believe Are Wallpaper You Won't Believe Your Eyes 1. Vintage Wood Mural This beachy wood wall mural has just the right amount of color. The design has an authentic aged look with a crackled wood effect. 2. Whitewashed Wood Mural This wood mural has a dimensional effect with a layered board print. The light color maintains the brightness of the space while adding warmth and style. 3. Aqua Shiplap Wallpaper An unexpected light blue wood wallpaper creates a light and airy style in this living room. The...

How To: Decorating with Geometrics

It’s no surprise that geometric patterns have made their way from Greek art to fashion to furniture, wallpaper, rugs, pillows and more! They continue to lie at the heart of great design and can transform even a drab room into a chic and…

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Black & Light by Eijffinger A Bold Collection with a Modern Focus One of Black and & Light's posh wallpaper designs in light pink and black It's hard to put into words the beauty of this new wallpaper collection by Eijffinger that also includes an array of fashionable murals. Exquisite patterns jump out at you from inside this stunning assortment where black plays the leading role. And when you thought it couldn't get any more perfect, you turn the page and voila, an even more fascinating design! The Paint...
Guest Room Decor Ideas Having a dedicated space for guests is a wonderful treat for your loved ones when they come to town. The experience of staying with a dear friend or family member and feeling welcomed into well appointed quarters is a special luxury. Decorating a guest room can be a creative and fun project! The space should be  comfortable, and uncluttered.  Even if you have a small home, or do not have a spare room with the sole purpose of entertaining overnight guests, you can still create a cozy nook for you...
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...

Quick Bedroom Makeover: Re-Style Your Bed

Giving your bed a makeover is one of the quickest and most striking ways to update the ambiance in your bedroom without a big price tag. A well adorned bed is usually the focal point of the bedroom, and is captivating and inviting. You don’t have to get new furniture or…

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How To Create a Custom Coffee Table with Wallpaper Supplies & Tools: 1 Coffee Table Glass Top for Coffee Table Wallpaper Measuring Tape Utility knife Straight Edge for tracing and cutting       Directions: Measure your coffee table top length and width Turn the wallpaper pattern side down onto a work surface. Measure and mark the appropriate size piece to cut Cut the wallpaper with a utility knife, using your straight edge as a guide Lay the Wallpaper on top of the coffee table Place G...
Stripes by Chesapeake A NEW Versatile Collection of Stripe Wallpapers Belfast Galop Stripe from Stripes by Chesapeake " Stripes are a design staple; they are never out of style. This collection showcases the versatility of stripes, and offers a wide range of styles to appeal to the broad scope of personal taste in today's home." - Julie Philibert, Designer Stripes have remained a classic and timeless tradition in both fashion and home décor. From the young to the young at heart, stripes can transcend generations....
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 ...

Sunny Hues: Decorating with Yellow!

Yellow is the color of spring and summer, of sunshine and warmth, sunflowers and daffodils. Being the most radiant of all the colors…

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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...
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...
8 Fabulous Ways to Decorate with Sheepskins! Create Your Own Stylish Haven 8 different and innovative ways to decorate with sheepskins (sources below) Once known as just a cozy floor statement, sheepskins are currently making their way off the floor and into the rest of our décor. With a warm, soft nature that’s both stylish and chic, the question is, why haven’t we been incorporating them more? A great way to bring texture to a room or add comfort to a chair, sheepskins offer a budget friendly decorating option for a variety of pl...

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…

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Color and Home Decor Trends from Maison et Objet Decor Ideas and Color Trends 2014 This September, the theme at Maison et Objet was Sharing. This uplifting theme explores the new ways that we grow as a creative community, networking and collaborating through the generous share and like icons of the digital age. We love this positive perspective on how our modern lives can benefit from the social tools of the digital world. As always, the designs at this Paris show wowed with a global mix of gorgeous colors, textures, styles, inspirations and ...
Mint Green Makeovers Mint as seen in nature (images via pinterest) From ocean scenes to fresh florals, mint green hues can actually be found all around us. Linked to both nature and peace, this cool and calming color brings an aspect of serenity to a variety of decor including furniture, walls, linens and more. Its soft, mild tone makes it almost like a neutral, allowing it to pair well with a variety of shades that are both bold and mellow. By adding just a splash of mint to your space to dressing its entire in...
Introducing Alhambra A New Global Chic Wallpaper Collection by Kenneth James This handsome, black paisley wallpaper adds a beautiful eclectic feel to this chic living room design Cultured, exquisite and timeless! Filled with luxe medallions, elegant paisleys, sweeping damasks, scrolls, ornate stripes and more, this new, well-traveled collection by Kenneth James, brings the mysteries of abroad home to savor and enjoy. The exquisite patterns take you on a thrilling adventure of rare beauty, striking detail and re...