Fresh Summer Design Trends

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Fresh summer design trends are more than ever being shaped by the styles we love throughout the year. This summer home is a perfect example of finding that sweet spot between how you choose to decorate your permanent residence and your summer home by extending the style you love in a way that is suitable […]

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Holiday Color Trends

It’s 20 days before Christmas and as the first full week of December is coming to an end some major (and minor) decorating decisions are being made within homes and interiors around the world! Holiday color is one of the majors; when decided upon, it will drive the direction of your holiday decorating theme for […]

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Life & Home By Design: Gratefulness & Family

Gratefulness and family are two words that are intrinsically woven into the fiber of relationships that share life together; they are seldom mentioned under the assumption that they exist, taken for granted often from the parents down to the youngest sibling. An entitlement expressed most often when it is not shown or when treated unfairly. […]

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Table Top Decorating Trends: Part II

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As promised, ‘Table Top Decorating Trends: Part II’ is pleased to reveal to you the results of our (Loretta’s Interior Design) participation in a local community event, “Alpharetta’s Table ~ Decorating for the Holidays.” As we considered the simple instructions and design elements posted in Part I – let’s take a look at the results: […]

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Table Top Decorating Trends: Part I

Emily Post still rules when it comes to the etiquette of entertaining and commanding the proper ingredients for setting a grand table even in its simplest forms. I happen to have a copy of her tenth edition of Etiquette (the original edition was published in 1922) that gives item by item of ‘setting the table’ […]

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Holiday Design Trends 2015

We all have guiding principles or observations that shape the course of our lives and I have had one for years that has been observed continuously when designing homes; that “the older we become the more our true decorating style is reflected in the home.” A transition happens at some point in our lifespan where […]

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Fall Design Trends for Home: Back To School

Our home is our design project, forever evolving into that ultimate look that seems to change a little or a lot with every season. Well, fall is approaching and its time to make a decision that will help prepare us for the holidays; you know, the one thing that you had intended to be ready […]

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