Black Floors Create Elegant Vibes in Any Home

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One of the primary fundamentals of interior design is to create a “grounding” effect in your home. We love the anchoring effect that black floors give to any room as well as the contrast they can provide to the rest […]

Bench Seating Gets Cozy For a Crowd

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There’s something lighthearted and casual about family gatherings. Incorporate bench seating in a cozy space and snuggle up together. Benches are easy to spruce up with a cushion or a few throw pillows. Our favorites are vintage and add an […]

Bistro Tables For Two, Please

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If you connect with the phrase, “two’s company; three’s a crowd”, a smaller dining area might be suitable for you. Tiny bistro tables are just right for small spaces and petite households. Our favorite setups take inspiration from European cafes […]

Mirror Feng Shui: Enhance Home Energy

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It might be a good time to think about chi since we’re spending most of our time at home these days. You can use mirror Feng Shui to attract positive vibes to any aspect of your life. Mirror energy is […]

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 […]

Bathroom Sinks That Don’t Suck

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With Spring cleaning around the corner, we decided to focus this week on the bathroom.  Take a look at our favorite bathroom sinks and consider giving a powder room a min upgrade.  A sink sets the stage more than you […]

Bookshelves Should Live in Every Household

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You don’t have to be an avid reader to have a loving collection of books.  Bookshelves will remain one of our favorite home decor furnishings—even in this digital age.  They add tons of character to any space and every homeowner […]

Herringbone Wood Floors

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Gorgeous flooring is like a blank canvas waiting to be filled with all of the things that bring you joy. If you have herringbone wood floors at home, you really don’t need much else. The gorgeous pattern can act as […]

Bentwood Chairs Bedizen Your Humble Abode

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If you could bring a little piece of your favorite French cafe home it would do much to nourish your soul everyday. Bentwood chairs are so iconic they almost transcend time. Take a look at some of the ways designers […]

Horseshoe Chairs Never Take a Back Seat to Style

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Is there such a thing as too many chairs? Our favorite styles (add it to the top of the list) certainly include horseshoe chairs. Curvy and comfy, they cradle you in exquisite workmanship and style. Learn about these unique and […]

White Interiors For a Fresh Start

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There’s something about a fresh coat of white paint. White interiors feel complete and pure; the closet thing you can get to perfection. In color psychology, white is the color of wiping the slate clean and gives you that fresh […]

Panda Marble: Black + White/ Outta-Sight

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Who needs color when you have black and white? Despite being only two tones, panda marble still stands out among the rest. We’ve compiled some designs here that’ll hopefully stick with you next time you’re deciding on how to decorate. […]