• Design

    We All Scream For…Ice Cream Colors!

    Ice cream and Summer go together like warm apple pie and well… ice cream! OK, there is pretty much nothing that ice cream doesn’t go along with! It come as no surprise that Ice Cream is now sneaking its way into the home decor scene. Yes, you heard that correctly…ice cream + home decor! Our two favorite things…together! Our little design hearts are exploding! Ice Cream Colors is the home design trend for Summer 2018. These mouth watering creations that have been tantalizing our taste buds are now a feast for our eyes and we couldn’t be more thrilled. When it comes to selecting ice cream colors it seems the…

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  • Design

    Top Interior Design Style in Every State

    Last year, we shared the Top Design Trends in Every State. Now its time to do it all over again. How does your state compare to the rest of the country. Where do you fit in? Do you agree with findings? How many times do we turn to Google for our design related needs? Whenever we are stuck, need design ideas or simply want to find the nearest sale we immediately turn to the search engine giant. But guess what, your neighbors are doing the exact same thing. All this handy information can then be aggregated and turned into a lovely info-graphic for your design loving pleasure! Our friends at…

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  • Design

    #HPMKT: Trendwatch Countdown to High Point Market

    It’s that time of year again! High Point Market is right around the corner. Soon thousands of industry professionals will descend upon High Point, North Carolina for the semi annual show. While many attend to spot the latest design trends and purchase goods for their clients or retail store, the opportunities available at High Point extend much beyond furniture. Continuing Education Courses, Networking Events, Book Signing and Parties…Lots of Parties! There is nothing like having a sampling of all your favorite stores in one place while you casually peruse, cocktail in hand, surrounded by southern hospitality and industry friends. High Point Market Continues to be our Annual Not- To-Miss Event.…

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  • Advice,  Design

    Beyond January: New Year Design Resolutions

    New Year’s resolutions is a time honored tradition that many of us make at the beginning of each New Year. How often do we strive to lose weight, eat better, to be more organized, or to be more punctual? We start the year off with the best of intentions, but then by February we have lost them all! What if these traditional new years resolutions also translated into our home decor? Could we make design resolutions for our home just as easy as we can for ourselves? Maybe we can’t avoid eating that second slice of cake and its just too freaking cold to go to the gym. But at…

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  • Advice

    Happy New Year

    New Year, New Beginnings! We are excited to start off the New Year in style, with a little festive celebration! The New Year brings time to reflect, write out our resolutions and plan for the year ahead. Remodeling in 2018? Vintage Lighting is one of the hottest trends for 2018. Read more about what makes this a great design choice and a few of our favorite products in our post, Top Design Trends For 2018 Growing your business in 2018? Consider seeking Corporate Sponsorship for a secondary revenue stream. Visit our site often as we continue to bring you the latest design trends, home styling advice, professional tips and tricks…

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    Year End Review: Best of 2017

    2017 was the year of Hygge, Tiny Houses, Farmhouse Style, Metallics and Millennial Pink. We’ve seen talented designers push the boundaries of every design trend and we have watched the spirit of the design community as they give back and enrich the lives of others through the power of design. In this post we look back at our most popular articles. Cozy Contentment of Hygge It is no doubt that Hygge dominated 2017. The power of of finding contentment, enjoyment in the present is a calming juxtaposition to our hectic lifestyles. Warm neutrals, knitted elements, rustic accoutrements and a cozy quiet corner are at the heart of hygge and shaped…

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  • Advice,  Design

    Top Design Trends For 2018: Vintage Lights

    With the end of the year upon us Design professionals, Pintrest pinners and Style Influencers are predicting the top design trends for 2018. Design trends will shape the way we shop, what we see in the magazines and how to decorate our homes. Start preparing now to set the tone for the New Year with one of the top trending decor element: Vintage Lights Vintage Copper Pendants We have seen copper and brass and other metals as one of the top design trends for 2017. In 2018 Copper takes center stage as unique statement pieces. Copper is a bit of a chameleon, blending well with rustic, industrial, farmhouse, cottage and…

  • Advice,  Design,  Lifestyle

    What The Heck Is Hygge And Should You Try It?

    In 2017 America saw the rise of Hygge as the latest lifestyle trend. Pronounced “hoo-gah”, hygge is a Danish word used to express a feelingĀ  of comfort, coziness, and happiness enjoying the simpler things. It involves a conscious state of slowing down and being in the present, whether alone or with friends. Although the term dates back to the 1800s, its now and integral part of Danish life. If you have ever enjoyed reading a book by the fire, the comfort of an oversized sweater or the calmness of a cup of tea then you have experienced hygge. Hygge in the Home With a focus on warmth and comfort its…