Home Trend: Mixing Bright Colors With Neutrals

One trend that we are seeing invading the home is mixing bright colors with neutrals. We’ve seen this look a lot on some of our favorite fashionistas, who have been pairing brightly colored skinny jeans with neutral colored tops. When decorating the home, try adding a pop of color to your otherwise neutral-hued space to add some interest. We love the intensity of pairing brightly colored

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Color Trends According to High Point Market

Last week I was in High Point, North Carolina, experiencing High Point Market. High Point Market, which is one of the world’s premier home furnishings events, typically attracts over 75,000 industry professionals. As an attendee, I had an opportunity to see tens of thousands of new products from over 2,000 exhibitors. As I walked in and out of the showrooms, I began to get a sense

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Spice It Up With Color

Recently I stayed with friend and fellow interior designer Michelle Nettles, as I headed to High Point, North Carolina for Market Week. Michelle, like me, has a love of color and recently updated her guest room. I loved what she did with the room and considered moving in. Michelle used the 80/20 rule when decorating her guest room. 80 percent of the room was done in

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Which White?

Have you noticed that there are warm and cool tones when you look at the spectrum of whites? Warm whites have a creamy or beige tone because they have some red and yellow in them. Cool whites are grey in tone and work well with blues and greens. If you want a more stimulating room, pick a warm white, perfect for rooms where you entertain. Want

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Feathers, Feathers, Everywhere!

Feathers have long been a staple in fashion and home decor, helping to breathe life into a design. This look reminds us of Natalie Portman’s Oscar-winning movie Black Swan. If you plan on using feathers in your home decor there is one thing you must remember. First check to see if the feathers used are legal. Raptor feathers– feathers from owls, eagles, falcons, hawks– are illegal

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Celebrate The Color Pink This October

During the month of October, I wanted to bring to the forefront the struggle that many face in their fight against breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and although we should be promoting awareness throughout the entire year, I wanted to honor those who have faced this disease head on and remember those who have lost their battle against this horrible disease. My mom

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Fall Fashion Meets Home Decor: Jewel Tones

Ruby red, emerald green, sapphire blue, these colors and more are the latest color craze to hit the runway. Couture design labels like Vivienne Tam, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent are showing their love of jewel tones in their latest collections.     These vibrant and rich tones look just as great indoors. Elle Decor’s recently featured the Normandy Chateau of Gerard Tremolet. What better way

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