Landscape Paintings Keep Decor Calm, Cool, + Collected

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Nothing is more serene than a mountain stream, forest glade, or private beach. Evoke the peacefulness and calm of Mother Nature with landscape paintings. A sense of stability will overcome your home and you will be reassured, “this too, shall […]

Patterned Foliage Reduces Stress + Brightens Your Day

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Add a few plants to your home this month and help keep your environment stress-free.  We are smitten by the way patterned foliage spruces up our decor. If you’re venturing outside this weekend, make a stop at the local nursery […]

Pianos Take Center Stage in Home Decor

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Small gatherings will warm your heart when winter’s chill drives everyone indoors.  We love pianos for such occasions because they add informal music to the atmosphere.  A small upright in a social location will lift everyone’s spirits. Add a few […]

Home Office Essentials For Today’s Modern Living

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Who uses formal dining rooms and formal living rooms anymore? Of all the spaces we create in our living environment, a home office is probably one of the most useful. Whether you dedicate an entire room or carve out a […]

Pink Plants Provide a Peaceful Paradise

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You can receive love from more than just humans. Our favorite pink plants will liven up your environment and remind you Mother Nature adores you as well. Easier than pets and less demanding than children, the perfect plant will send […]

Fiddle Leaf Figs Grow Upward + Onward

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Is it too late to write about ficus lyrata? Bohemian plant ladies have been using fiddle leaf figs to fill higher spaces for maximum green impact. This toughie adapts easily to most interior conditions and can grow to 6 feet […]

Pink Walls (Not Only For Wednesdays)

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Looking to add some color to a room that’s just lacking something unique? Pink walls are in and they are replacing drab plain white walls. Considering, the color pink invites a stylish playfulness into any room. Further, pink pigments can […]

Rubber Plant: Trendy & Unique

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The time for plastic plants is over, it’s time for rubber plants to shine! Despite their name, a rubber plant is very real plant that take care to grow. Classy and modern, these plants look great in any home. If […]

Green Sofas Are Calm, Cool + Collected

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‘Tis the season for green! We are loving green sofas and have been shopping around vintage beauties online. Learn how to turn a substantial piece of furniture into a keepsake. Color is in!  Consider adding a little character to your decor […]

Graphic Tile: The Bold + The Beautiful

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Feeling bored of your monochromatic, white-on-white home decor? Adding graphic tile to a small space does a lot to punch up the look and a little goes a long way! Take a look at some of our fresh and quirky […]

Fire Element: Ignite Your Passion

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Welcome back to a fresh installment of the five elements of Feng Shui. This month, we will look at the bright, bold and happy energy of the Feng Shui fire element. The fire element contains the energy of a bright […]