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Monday November 11th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Best of Pastels

At every apartment I’ve ever lived in, pastel colors are always my go-to palette when painting the walls. As a perpetual renter with an ever evolving collection of furniture that changes depending on the space, my most consistent (and landlord friendly), design decision I tend to make is to create a soft, fresh backdrop with…

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Monday October 14th, 2013

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Sneak Peeks: Best of Copper

Metals continue to be a strong trend in home design. They add just the right amount of polish and elegance to a home without being too opulent. While reporting on trends at ICFF back in May, Grace proclaimed copper to be her favorite, and I would have to agree. I love the warmth of copper,…

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Monday August 12th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Best of Purple

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Whether it be lavender, blackberry, amethyst or grape, purple in nearly every shade has always been one of my favorite colors. There is something so striking and dramatic about a luscious plum velvet sofa or the palest lavender hued wall. In our last round up we found purple displayed predominantly through accents around the home…

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Monday May 20th, 2013

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sneak peek: best of jewel tones

Taste in decor is so subjective. White vs color, minimalism vs opulence, glamorous vs rustic, the list goes on. You may lean toward one particular style or mix a few together – either way, everyone is sure to have their own unique interpretation. One of the easiest ways to make a statement no matter what…

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Monday February 11th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Best of Pinks and Reds

Being that Valentine’s Day is this week, it’s a great opportunity to highlight the two most classic Valentine’s colors: PINK and RED. Colors of any shade can possess powerful associations, especially in the home. However, warm hues such as pink and red need not be solely associated with romance or femininity (though they can be…

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