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Guest Picks: 20 Purple Fabrics for Your Home
Purple is the color of royalty. I think it has been having a moment in home design for a while now. Tones of lilac, lavender, orchid and plum really breathe a unique feeling into a room — it’s similar to pink but with more personality. Although purple...
Guest Picks: 20 Neutral Accents to Ground Your Decor
If you know me or read my blog, you know that I love color! But even for a color-lover like me, it is possible to have too much of it. That's why I always love to use neutral accents mixed in with my colorful decor. Nothing sets off a beautiful color...
Guest Picks: 5 Paintings, 5 Pastel Palettes
Go for harmonious, sophisticated, bright rooms with these pastel furnishings pulled from the colors of artworks
I recently completed my basement renovation, turning a dark, dingy room into a bright and cheerful family room. I'm thrilled with the result and attribute the success to the pastel color palette I used. The bright yet soft colors really make the once-dark...
Guest Picks: Whimsical Fabrics for Little Ones
Give a nursery, playroom or kids' bedroom a playful air with fabrics done up in bright colors and delightful prints
As with any design project, I love to start children's spaces with fabric — and fabrics with whimsical prints and exuberant colors are very fun to work with. I think that layering youthful patterns on more "grown-up" furniture pieces that will have...
Guest Picks: 1 Wallpaper, 5 Stunning Foyer Designs
Foyers are such a great decorating opportunity. If you are lucky to have a foyer or any kind of defined entry space in your home, you have a chance to set a first impression with a little vignette of pieces that speak to your style. I love using a combination...
Guest Picks: 20 Sunny Yellow Fabrics to Brighten Your Home
Toast longer days with buttery-hued fabrics sporting flowers, folksy scenes, classic patterns and more
Summer is here, and with it come longer days and happy doses of sunshine. I love to work with yellow fabrics at this time of year because they are a great way to bring some of that summer sunshine indoors. Whether feminine florals, fresh geometrics or...
Guest Picks: Kaleidoscopic Quilts Bring Happy Home
I have long been a fan of handmade quilts, the kinds with lots of fabrics intricately pieced together to create a kaleidoscope of colors. Quilts are quintessentially American; even though their historical roots run deeper than the nation, they often get...
Guest Picks: 20 Cool Blue Printed Fabrics for Interiors
I'm equal opportunity when it comes to color, but only recently have I truly loved decorating with blue. I now appreciate its universal appeal and find that it works well in so many settings. As the weather warms, it seems like a great time to accent...
Guest Picks: Put Together a Posh Playroom
My baby daughter is only 3 months old, but I'm already thinking about a playspace for her as she gets older and starts to crawl and walk. Playrooms can be a challenge — kiddie items can be, well, ugly, and trying to corral toys with functional furniture...
Guest Picks: Poufs With Personality
The Moroccan pouf has become a must-have home accessory. Its versatility and simple design make it the perfect functional accent for any space. As a footstool in a den, a perch in a bedroom or children's seating in a play spot, it can work in so many...
Guest Picks: Orange Fabrics for Year-Round Fanfare
Nothing punches up a room faster than pillows, drapes or upholstered furnishings in energizing orange — even after autumn
Right around October and November, the color orange comes into the spotlight. This warm, natural hue gets a lot of autumnal fanfare, but it seems to fade in popularity once winter hits. But orange happens to be my favorite color, and I think it is the...
Guest Picks: Cozy Throw Blankets for Fall
Fall has finally arrived! By far, fall is my most favorite season of the year: It ushers in all things cozy and warm in my home. I am a serial throw blanket collector, so as soon as I feel a chill in the air, I pull out my many blankets and curl up with...
Guest Picks: Five Abstract Artists to Consider
Thanks to the Internet, art need not be an unknown (and expensive) world for the "regular" person. So many websites offer a variety of art for every taste, and I find that my personal preference definitely skews toward modern, abstract pieces bursting...
Guest Picks: Versatile Garden Stools for Home Interiors
In designs from traditional to modern, these 20 pieces can go from stool to side table as the mood strikes
I'm happy to say that the garden stool has become quite ubiquitous in interior design. It is one of my absolute favorite elements to use in a room due to its versatility. These stools are so easy to move from room to room and provide just enough surface...
Guest Picks: The Handmade Nursery
With a little one due in December, I have shifted my home decor thoughts to outfitting a nursery. The marketplace is full of options for the baby's room, but I don't want it to feel like I grabbed everything from a catalog. I like to add handmade touches...