Displaying Art in New + Interesting Ways

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We bet many of you are starting to get stir-crazy (and we know what that leads to). Think about displaying art creatively as you start to rearrange furniture. You can completely transform your environment without doing any shopping. Turn your […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]