• Design

    Lovely Lilac Living

    Move over Gen Z Yellow, Lilac has taken over as a MAJOR home decor trend for 2018. Instagram feeds everywhere are filled with this fresh and springy hue. Many designers had their doubts when Pantone named Ultraviolet as the 2018 Color of The Year. (In case you missed it, check out our Ultraviolet post HERE) Now that we are halfway into 2018 it seems like the deeply saturated and mysterious color has yield to its lighter, brighter and cheerier cousin. Trust us, we are NOT complaining! We love seeing Lilac on everything from subtle pops, statement ceilings to full on wall color! In fact, we pulled a together a round…

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    Saluting Patriotic Home Decor

    This week we celebrate the Independence of our nation. Cookouts, fireworks, family and if we are lucky enough, a day off from work! While we may be ready for a holiday, but, is our house holiday ready? If you are like us then, probably not! We may not have time to adorn our spaces with the signs of the season, but we can certainly salute the homes we adore! We love the range of decor behind patriotic inspired red, white and blue spaces. We have seen everything, in every design style, from the traditional flag to patriotic furniture. The best part of decorating in this colorway is that you simply…

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  • Advice

    Interior Design: It’s Not That Serious

    How often do we painstakingly deliberate over paint colors?¬† We review paint swatches, order samples, decide and then re-decide in agony trying to select that perfect hue. We want to get it just right. After all, paint is expensive, time consuming and an over-all life disrupter. If you tried painting a wall yourself, then you know just how frustrating painter’s tape can be!! But what if it didn’t have to be that way? After all, there are people making various design selections everyday day for a living, so it can’t be that bad? Right? Absolutely! At the end of the day, it really isn’t all that serious! And that’s exactly…

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    Shop The Look: Pink, Gold and Glam

    Oh, the luxe life! At our core, we love to create glamorous, sophisticated spaces and at a price that you can afford. We recognize that design doesn’t have to at a luxury price point in order to feel luxurious. It’s about turning your house into a home, defining your unique design style and celebrating YOU! Make a space where you are the star. Where your room is filled with all of your favorite things! That was our inspiration exactly for our newly designed and Oh-So-Glam Living room. References of classic and feminine fashion houses such as Coco Chanel are mixed¬† with a touch of old Hollywood glamour. The color palette…

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    Design Help 101: No Motivation, No Problem

    How to Break Out From a Design Rut We’ve all heard of writer’s block. Countless authors staring at a blank page not knowing where to begin. As designer’s we know staring at four blank walls can be just as daunting. It’s easy to get so overwhelmed by the process that you don’t even know where to begin. Don’t fret, even professional designers have fallen victim to this sentiment. While we focus on the beauty of our jaw-dropping transformations, we rarely talk about the setbacks and roadblocks we went through to get there. So much of life and success revolves around mindset. Feeling stuck over your current design situation? Follow our…

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  • Advice

    Top 5 Interior Design Tools Used By The Pros

    We all wish we could hire an Interior Designer to transform our house into the dream spaces we see in the glossy magazines. But life happens. We get too busy, it doesn’t fit into our budget, or we think we can do it ourselves and then we just get stuck. We get it, we’ve been there! Surprisingly enough there are several tools Interior Designers use every day that are available to anyone. As a professional Interior Designer, we have several “go to” products that we use often use, to get us inspired, visualize our design or share our vision with clients. Sometimes the hardest part of the process is knowing…

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    Shop The Look: Relaxed Nautical Retreat

    Don’t you just love going to the store in the middle of winter and BAM! A full on display of summertime clothing?! There is something to be said about seeing fun bright colors in the height of frigid, barren winter days that make us long for the warm weather. Design is no different. We have to be a season ahead if we want to get that beach house fully styled in time for the summer tourist season. Coastal design is one of our favorite styles. We’ve often been accused of beach hoping, attending college at the coast then off to grad school in the warm Miami sun. Our happy place…

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    Shop The Look: Bohemian Inspired Reading Nook

    The weekend is almost here! What better way to rest and relax after a long week than to settle into a cozy, comfortable corner. The corner of your room is the perfect place to create a tucked away reading nook. We love a good window seat but very rarely do we find one that fits into our space and we never quite seem to have the time to build our own. Let’s get a little creative and maximize our space with this beautiful Bohemian Inspired Reading Nook.   Shop The Look 1. Select A Dramatic Accent Chair Love The Look? Find it HERE. To create a dream worthy reading nook,…

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    Style Advice: Top 5 Entry Door Styling Tips For Spring

    Give your front porch a ready-for-spring makeover. Believe it or not spring is right around the corner. We admit it, its been a long winter. We are ready for the longer days and some fun in the sun. There is no better way to welcome in the warmer weather with a fresh style over. Our Top 5 Door Styling Tips are sure to wash away the winter blues.   1. Add a Splash of Color One of the easiest changes you can make to your entry is a freshly painted door. Why not usher in the new season with a bold splash of color. Not only will this give you…

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    Style Advice: Top 5 Tips To Nail Romantic Design

    Romance is in the air. No, our candy coated hearts aren’t showing their ooey-gooey centers. We are talking about the Romantic Decorating style. Fresh and feminine, romantic designs are light filled spaces characterized by softness, fluidity, and the tactile richness of luxurious fabrics such as silk and velvet. Capturing the ease and spirit of comfort and connection is the key to creating your own romantic abode. Follow us as we break down the Top 5 Styling Tips to create your own Romantic Oasis. Soft Fabrics Layers of plush comfort. Capturing the feminine quality of a romantic styled room isn’t solely reduced to hearts, flowers and candles. Think of the warmth…