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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.

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Inspired Spaces: Watercolor Décor Watercolor Mural done by Black Crow Studios There is something so dreamy about watercolor in décor. Free spirited and effortless, this glorious design technique has the ability to bring a handcrafted look to a variety of pieces that include both fashion and home décor. Making its debut as an art form during the Renaissance, the watercolor trend has truly come a long way since. Even a soft touch of watercolor as seen in this duvet cover by Anthropologie, adds an enchanted allure to this s...
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...
Spring Trends to Refresh Your Home Spring is a time of awakening, when nature takes a moment to yawn and stretch after a long cold winter then promptly gets to work on a gorgeous makeover. Snow gives way to mud, then soft green grass, and bare branches come to life with yellow green buds and fragrant blossoms. Birds come home from their Southern vacations and tulips burst forth to greet everybody. Take a cue from the world outside, cheerfully unfurling a fresh new look, and rejuvenate your home. Here are 5 ways to use this year...

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:

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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...
Paint & Decorating Resource Magazine The New Wallpaper is Better Than Ever We are so happy to have been featured in the April issue of Paint & Decorating Resource Magazine! Steve Penhollow wrote a wonderful feature piece covering the newest and best wallpapers on the market. He interviewed the industry's top creative minds to get their opinions on wallpaper's comeback, including our own creative director Paula Berbarian and marketing manager Breck Rice. Wallpapers today can be made with a host of gorgeous printing techniq...
Green with Envy Embracing Emerald Green Decor for 2013! Every year we look forward to fresh fashion and an alluring new palette of colors. This year, Pantone has spoken, and Emerald Green is the color of the year for 2013! Inspired by the precious gem, this rich jewel tone is a prismatic and deep green with a faint bluish cast. Captivating and influential, emerald green has held significant roles in the past. Jackie Kennedy's engagement ring, pictured below, was an emerald, a testament to what a treasure thi...

FREE Sample Weekend!

Enjoy up to 5 Samples Absolutely Free

We’ve never had a sale quite like this one! This weekend we are offering everyone the chance to purchase up to 5 free wallpaper samples! Just in time for those Spring redecorating projects, this special sale will help you tackle them head on.

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Rustic Wood Walls A Simple & Chic Decorating Solution Get the look of reclaimed wood with this stylish faux wood wallpaper by Chesapeake There is something about the look and feel of wood. Whether it's the rustic finish or the memory of a cabin hidden away in the forest, the rugged beauty of nature or just the true simplicity of it all, there is something special about this organic decor option. Now with a variety of options on the market from different types of finishes to various colors and products, i...
Happy New Year! Decorating for Happiness! DIY Clock Balloons via Studio DIY The New Year gives you a chance to reflect on the year's past and assess between both the good and the bad. It allows you to take the most difficult challenges you faced and find solutions so that you don't have to experience them again in the future. It's the perfect time to give your space a happy upgrade, for just a few simple changes can actually transform the look and feel of your home. Whether you need a place to recharge,...
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 ...

Preppy Style all Pretty and Proper

6 Signs Preppy is Your Look
That look that declares I’ve just stepped off my yacht, I’m interning in Washington DC this year, Summer on Marthas Vineyard, brunch at the country club, horse back riding lessons, let’s go to the Berkshires next weekend and play tennis soon, darling. Blazers, riding…

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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...
Green with Envy Embracing Emerald Green Decor for 2013! Every year we look forward to fresh fashion and an alluring new palette of colors. This year, Pantone has spoken, and Emerald Green is the color of the year for 2013! Inspired by the precious gem, this rich jewel tone is a prismatic and deep green with a faint bluish cast. Captivating and influential, emerald green has held significant roles in the past. Jackie Kennedy's engagement ring, pictured below, was an emerald, a testament to what a treasure thi...
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....

Enchanted Tree Decor

Inspired by Earth Day: Tree Theme Wallpaper

The Earth is our home, and when you have a planet as spectacular as we do, Earth day is really every day. However, it is wonderful to celebrate the Earth, and to make plans for how to conserve the balance here with a…

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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...
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...
Happy New Year! Decorating for Happiness! DIY Clock Balloons via Studio DIY The New Year gives you a chance to reflect on the year's past and assess between both the good and the bad. It allows you to take the most difficult challenges you faced and find solutions so that you don't have to experience them again in the future. It's the perfect time to give your space a happy upgrade, for just a few simple changes can actually transform the look and feel of your home. Whether you need a place to recharge,...

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…

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Shabby Chic Decorating with Salvaged Shutters Repurposed Shutters for a Fabulous New Look!  Image via One Kindesign Who knew there were so many ways to use old shutters inside your home! Adding a rustic, natural and weathered touch, salvaged shutters are not only a cost efficient home decor option but they are easily customizable with with any shade of paint. From a DIY headboard to a stunning wall mural, home organizer and vintage mirror, shutters are no longer just an outdoor item, instead they are changing shape inside, bringing a r...
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...
Eclipse Collection A Black & White Wallpaper Collection Eclipse by A-Street Prints is a modern collection of black and white wallpapers. The sleek designs include contemporary geometric wallpapers, grey and white marble wallpapers, and on-trend tile and wood wallpapers. Eclipse encompasses the style and sophistication of minimal neutral decor.

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,…

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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
Floral Wallpaper Flower Pattern Wallpaper from Mod to Vintage... for Every Style and Every Room Flowers bring so much life to a space and are equally as captivating in any room of the house, from the kitchen to the bedroom and even the bathroom. Floral print wallpaper draws on the beauty of fresh flowers, with the freedom of artistic expression. Throughout fashionable times, and continuing to trend, flower wallpaper is one of the most coveted styles. Vintage florals are making a resurgence, and modern floral wa...
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...

DIY Wallpaper Nightstand

How to Create Your Own Stylish Nightstand
There are so many ways to use wallpaper in your home than just giving your walls a makeover. From covering old shelves to refurbishing a nightstand, there are countless projects in which you can incorporate this stylish design solution. Today’s project has such a…

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Inspire an English Garden Indoors! Romantic Toile & Vintage Floral Décor Vintage Floral Trail Wallpaper from the Willow Cottage Collection via Brewster Home Fashions Dreamy and romantic, this lovely decorating style shows an appreciation for the past. Timeless details that have an antique glow can easily transform your home into a beautiful Victorian inspired manor house. Elegant toile prints to enchanted florals have a captivating energy, reawakening your interior to the fresh beauty of the outdoors. Vintage Toile W...
Happy New Year! Decorating for Happiness! DIY Clock Balloons via Studio DIY The New Year gives you a chance to reflect on the year's past and assess between both the good and the bad. It allows you to take the most difficult challenges you faced and find solutions so that you don't have to experience them again in the future. It's the perfect time to give your space a happy upgrade, for just a few simple changes can actually transform the look and feel of your home. Whether you need a place to recharge,...
Decorating with Plants Bring an Eco-Chic Beauty to Life in any Style Room with Potted Plants A beautiful collection of plants on the windowsill creates a soothing and smart feel in this sunny room Plants make people happy. Decorating with plants brings an invigorating touch of nature indoors, whether you live in an urban setting or the country. Year round, your plants add life and beauty to the room, which can make an oasis of vitality during long winter months. They also truly give your space a breath of fresh a...

Stripes by Chesapeake

A NEW Versatile Collection of Stripe Wallpapers

” 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…

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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 ...
Naturale a Fresh Wallpaper Collection from Designer Kenneth James With a designer beauty and fine texture effects, this latest addition to the Kenneth James wallpaper line is a sophisticated and delightful new collection. Naturale puts a fresh twist on boutique wallpaper, lending contemporary details to classic and transitional motifs. The designs are inspired by nature, with graphic botanical prints and an eco-chic allure. Mod leaf motifs, wide stripes, damask medallions and intriguing textures are all presented with au courant colors, sophisticated scale, ...
Green with Envy Embracing Emerald Green Decor for 2013! Every year we look forward to fresh fashion and an alluring new palette of colors. This year, Pantone has spoken, and Emerald Green is the color of the year for 2013! Inspired by the precious gem, this rich jewel tone is a prismatic and deep green with a faint bluish cast. Captivating and influential, emerald green has held significant roles in the past. Jackie Kennedy's engagement ring, pictured below, was an emerald, a testament to what a treasure thi...

Color Love: Glistening Copper

How to Easily Incorporate into Your Décor 

On our trend radar for the past few years, it seems the more this pretty red-brown metallic sticks around, the more we fall in LOVE with it. From sleeker and…

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The Less IS More Decor Trend Minimalist Decorating at its Best Image via Decoist We've always been on the minimalist bandwagon and now with its new popularity, we are truly ready to leave all that clutter behind and instead opt for a much cleaner and simpler space. You may have seen the minimal look done well in the past, but with its new surge, chic spaces are popping up everywhere proving that for many, less is actually WAY more. The catch is, that when you think of minimalism you may think that by simply reducing...
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 ...
Nautical Chic Décor Decorating Ideas Inspired by the Sea Image via Pinterest Whether the beach lies outside your front door or you're miles away from a sandy shore, get your coastal fix with these nautical decorating ideas. Rustic woods to classic stripes, maps and ships, show there's not only one way to achieve the serene and tranquil vibe that is readily at the forefront of any beach or summer cottage. We suggest happily letting your mind wonder through these inspired spaces that will hopefully lead you to c...