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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 into her home, her longtime love of decorating was immediately evident. Asked what she enjoys most about making her home beautiful, she said that she loves to take a space and change the way it makes people feel about being in it. “To create a […]

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 a cozy veranda. A popular trend these days is to bring the feel of the beach into everyday life by making your home into a private retreat. Here are some coastal cottage escape decorating ideas that will transform your home, whether it’s on the beach […]

Cottage Style Furnishings

By |May 2nd, 2015|

Cottage style furnishings create an enchanted and cheerful ambiance and are easy to work with. Begin with comfortable, casual pieces, especially those that take their inspiration from the garden, furniture painted with bird and tree motifs, or shabby chic “chippy” style furnishings. Cottage style allows you to mix new and old items, ornate and simple ones, and rare and inexpensive pieces, all pulled together to create a cozy place to relax, dream and live the life you love.
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Pottery, plants, and architectural accents are just some of the decorative touches you can use to create a beautiful interior that […]

Fabulous French Shabby Chic Style

By |November 8th, 2014|

French Shabby Chic is a favorite decorating style because it combines the seductive shapes and curves of popular French furniture pieces with fresh fabrics and chippy painted finishes for a look that feels both sophisticated and cozy. French Shabby Chic is “tres a la mode” these days as so many people like to have at least one painted and distressed French piece in their home that appears time-worn. Painted and distressed French furniture pieces seem to tell a story and truly make a home look and feel charming and inviting.

The dining room is one of the most popular areas to decorate in […]

Bring the Feeling of Spring into Your Home!

By |April 1st, 2013|

Springtime is here – one of my favorite times of year! The trees are in bloom with flowers in white, lavender and pink. Tiny purple flowers have sprouted up in the front yard. The lawn is glistening with beads of water from the light rains as rays of sun peak through white fluffy clouds, hinting at the warmth to come. It’s a marvelous time of year when life renews itself all around us in vibrant colors and soothing sounds. For lovers of springtime, you can bring the feeling of Spring into your home all year round by adding hand-painted furnishings […]

Bring the Feeling of Spring into Your Home!

By |April 1st, 2013|

Springtime is here – one of my favorite times of year! The trees are in bloom with flowers in white, lavender and pink. Tiny purple flowers have sprouted up in the front yard. The lawn is glistening with beads of water from the light rains as rays of sun peak through white fluffy clouds, hinting at the warmth to come. It’s a marvelous time of year when life renews itself all around us in vibrant colors and soothing sounds. For lovers of springtime, you can bring the feeling of Spring into your home all year round by adding hand-painted furnishings […]