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Decorating with Natural Elements

By |May 3rd, 2018|

Treasured vintage botanical prints, animal art, and reproductions make decorating with natural elements a fun and tranquil experience. Popular since the 1800’s, flora and fauna inspired artwork has been a common theme throughout history – even the earliest humans used images of plants and animals to add interest to their dwellings. Whatever your style, you’ll […]

Dream in French: Inspired Vintage French Interiors

By |April 2nd, 2018|

Transform your home with dreamy, Vintage French furnishings. Luxurious fabrics, silky finishes, and elegant gilded accents combine to create a stunning hideaway you’ll enjoy as the seasons pass.

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Creamy whites and subtle silvers always look impeccable – and they’re versatile enough to pair with contrasting furnishings and finishes in the event that the classic, […]

Family Dining Table Ideas

By |November 3rd, 2017|

Whether for an everyday meal or a festive gathering, the dining room makes the perfect setting for memorable occasions. Use our collection of family dining table ideas to transform your space as the seasons pass, one by one.
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Here, a simple white trestle table serves as the ideal canvas for a welcoming medley of […]

Mid Century Modern Style

By |June 30th, 2017|

In recent years, Mid Century Modern style has become an increasingly popular style that appeals to a wide audience. Evoking traditional pieces from the 1950’s and 60’s, this trend gives them a more modern spin on classic design. According to many top designers, this is definitely a trend to follow in 2017.  Anna van Dongen of […]

White Shabby Chic

By |April 18th, 2017|

Time worn, cottage-inspired pieces combine with soft textiles, unique lighting, and feminine touches, making White Shabby Chic a personalized, relaxed style that’s easy to make your own. From cozy bedrooms to spa-inspired baths, the emphasis is on an atmosphere of comfort and easygoing elegance.

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Transforming a bedroom is easy with a few […]

Cottage Chic Holiday Home Decorating Tour

By |December 21st, 2016|

Fresh, natural, and beautifully simple: These are just a few ways to describe Kelly Duvall’s holiday home decorating style. We recently joined her for a tour of her Los Gatos, California home, which is lovingly decorated in crisp white, red, and green colors that complement her collection of cottage chic furnishings. When Kelly welcomed us […]

Urban Designer Farmhouse

By |November 15th, 2016|

Designer Mish Chadwick recently welcomed us into her home – a remarkable renovated farmhouse located in Los Gatos, California. When she and her family moved to the Silicon Valley area, the hunt for a new dream home began. Soon, Mish found exactly what she was looking for – an old farmhouse and barn with great bones […]

High Point Market Design Trends for 2017

By |October 31st, 2016|

Just back from the Fall 2016 High Point Market with a report on styles and design trends for 2017. High Point Market is the largest furniture show in America and takes place twice annually in High Point, NC. The Fall market features items that will go on display in the Spring of 2017. Many of […]

Modern Farmhouse Decorating

By |October 11th, 2016|

Modern farmhouse decorating mixes modern materials with warm, authentic farmhouse furniture and décor, creating a welcoming respite from everyday cares. Unique, expertly aged pieces lend a relaxing touch, while bronzed and blackened metal decor keep the look crisp and clean. Whether your home is on a country acreage or high atop a skyscraper, you can […]

Coastal Cottage Escape Decorating Ideas

By |July 23rd, 2016|

Coastal cottages are the perfect escape homes – dreamy places where you can get away from everyday life, and where you find a smile on your face the moment you arrive. Coastal escapes are made for relaxing, listening to the gentle sound of the waves, and watching beautiful sunsets wash the horizon from the comfort of […]