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 collectibles and your own source for musical inspiration and you’ve got the perfect touch. Pianos + Hygge Don’t box yourself […]

Dark Wall Paint Makes Us Want to Hibernate

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Designers are trading in stark white interiors for rooms that are much moodier.  There are many ways to pull off dark wall paint and the trick is in the details. If you’re looking for a little extra sophistication, a dramatic change in color might be right for you.  Learn how to blend tradition and trends with finesse. Dark Wall Paint […]

Parisian Art Deco: Modern Details/ Old World Charm

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Ahh, Paris. The city is full of art and history inside and out. If traveling to Europe is out of the question, bring a little Parisian art deco to you instead. The interior design trend has seen an upswing the past couple of years and is now fully marinated. Take a look at some of our favorite rooms and learn […]

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 start you might be needing. White Interiors Harness Metal Energy Learn more about how metal energy in Feng Shui can […]

Southern Bohemian: That Just Dills Our Pickle!

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Bless your pea pickin’ hearts! If you’re hoping to get your decor all gussied up, think about incorporating a little Southern Bohemian charm into your home. The colors of the deep South blended with vintage keepsakes will make you as happy as a dead pig in the sunshine. Southern Bohemian, Y’all If you like to collect vintage artwork or wall […]

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. Whether you’re more minimalist or more maximalist, there’s something here for everyone. I Love Gooooooold Nothing quite says “refinement” more […]

Color Blocking Decor For The Modern Home

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Time to pair things down and be more thoughtful with your decorating style. Implementing color blocking decor takes a certain level of restraint and an artful eye. Take a cue from fashion and incorporate this style into your home by pairing a few solid hues to create a cohesive look. You can play with minimalism or maximalism to get the […]

Candlesticks: Countryside Comfort + More

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Sometimes a room can gain so much from something so small. Candlesticks bestow a room with mood and atmosphere. This atmosphere is easily adjusted through placement and use. Additionally, these candles give a dull room undeniable personality with their versatility. Mellow Charm These candles let a room adopt a charming vibe. Candlesticks add a charming simplicity into your home. Their […]

DIY Knit Blanket: Make Your Own in 45 Minutes

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The holiday season may have left us, but its chilly weather wants to stay just a bit longer. A DIY knit blanket is the perfect item to stay warm, but what makes it even better? A blanket that you worked hard to make and that saved you a pretty penny. Did you know you can knit these using your arms? […]

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 lead to a more intense or mellow vibe. Pink also brings out the most in colors; accentuating the ambiance they […]

Caned Chairs Add Classic Elegance to Any Room

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Show off your vintage side! We have always loved caned chairs and found beautiful examples of how to incorporate them into your home. Take a look at these gorgeous interiors for inspiration. The decor is laid-back and simple with down-to-earth sensibility. Upgrade any room with traditional seating that will outlast trends. Warmth You Can Feel This chair style is a […]

Metal Element: Stay Focused With Feng Shui

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Our final installment of the Feng Shui element series will help you kick off the New Year with purpose. The addition of the metal element to your home decor will bring in the type of energy that helps you focus. Learn which areas of your home to incorporate this element for the greatest success. (Heavy) Metal Element Hopefully, you have […]