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Backyard Lighting Ideas

Backyard Lighting Ideas

Independence Day is right around the corner, so there’s no better time to prepare your backyard for the summer. Lighting is key if your party runs through the evening — wow your guests as your backyard shimmers into the sunset. It’ll also create a great […]

Wall Stencils are In

Wall Stencils are In

Wallpaper was popular decades ago, then faded out of style. But like all design trends do eventually, it’s coming back! Wallpaper has been growing in popularity recently, and we keep seeing beautiful examples on Instagram. Wallpaper is cool, but you probably already know all about […]

The Art of the Coffee Table

The Art of the Coffee Table

There are hundreds of choices when it comes to picking a coffee table, but only a few that would really look amazing in your room. The choices you’ll have to make revolve around materials, size, functionality, and balance with the rest of the room. Here’s a walkthrough on each of the key considerations, so you can find a coffee table that absolutely shines!

Materials

The first decision is the table’s material. This should be a pretty straightforward one, as your personal preference will kick in to help you figure out what you like and don’t like. Try to match materials with the rest of the room, but don’t be afraid to mix it up a little. Metal coffee tables look great when your room already has a lot of wood in it, colored lacquer is sure to make a statement, and marble can add an unspoken elegance.

IKEA wood coffee tableJoss and Main Alec metal coffee table

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Summer DIY Projects

Summer DIY Projects

Now that it’s June… It’s time to start working on your summer 2016 home decor (if you haven’t already 😊 ). Here are some great (and easy) DIY projects to get started with. 1. Nothing says welcome home better than a doormat covered in watermelons!

Rococo, Javanese, Chinoiserie, and Campaign….what?!

Rococo, Javanese, Chinoiserie, and Campaign….what?!

It’s fun to learn about new decorating styles. Here’s the lowdown on some lesser-known ones.   You can think of Rococo as an anti-Palace of Versailles style, created in Paris in the 18th century. Instead of following the time’s strict design rules that required symmetry […]

Best of Pinterest: DIY Ideas for your Memorial Day BBQ

Let’s throw the best Memorial Day BBQ ever.

We scoured Pinterest to find you the best DIY ideas, so you can throw a party your friends won’t forget and start the summer with a bang!

Food

Decorating your serving table is a fun way to spice up the party. This idea is perfect for summer: Stack pineapples to make a palm tree, and surround it with fruit!

DIY Party food table pineapple palm tree with fruit

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Crafting the Perfect Color Scheme

Crafting the Perfect Color Scheme

Most people think creating a color scheme for a room is difficult, but we think that’s a myth. There are four categories that any good color scheme falls into. Once you understand these fail-safe types of palettes, the rest simply comes down to your personal […]

Steps to a Shabby Chic Home

Steps to a Shabby Chic Home

It’s Shabby Chic Week! So what actually is shabby chic decor? Here’s a run-down: Look and feel: Combines vintage with luxury to create a soft, relaxed, cottage-like feel

Backsplash Tiles 101

Backsplash Tiles 101

When it comes to putting up a backsplash, you have tons of options. There are glass tiles, stone tiles, ceramic tiles…even metal panels. Some tiles are square and some are rectangular; sometimes they’re placed in a grid and other times they interlace.

We have some advice for picking the best kitchen and bathroom tiles. There are three main considerations when choosing a backsplash, and they all have to do with matching the rest of your room.

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New Logo and Website!

New Logo and Website!

You may have noticed something new this week….we have a brand new logo and a website to match! What do you think of the logo?! We love it!