Wallpaper Trends 2020

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Bold design with a love for color and pattern are just a few elements driving a continued trend to bring the outdoors in with walls treated with wallpaper. Specifically, botanicals lead the way with 3D textures, grasscloth, cork, straw and wicker wallpaper ranging from traditional florals and trompe l’oeil to tropical botanicals and contemporary geometric’s, […]

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Inspired Design | Understated Elegance

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Subdued formality drove the design process for this Southern California home for clients who loved being near the water but without the “display of shells and pieces of driftwood” according to designer Barclay Butera. This home was designed for year-round living with a casual elegance that befits its French styled decor in honor of the […]

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Beauty & Durability of Natural Stone | A Conversation with Loretta Willis

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Designers have a way of spotting an object of beauty and its application for a design project and natural stone is no exception. The qualities alone command consideration such as was the case with a recent project of mine that involved updating a client’s newly purchased home. When the time came to make a decision […]

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Design Trends | Holiday Tables & More

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Holiday design is in high gear and excitement is growing as so many of us are looking for ways to enhance our existing holiday decor or start anew and I want to help by sharing some amazing arrangements that are sure to jump-start decorating for your home. Personalizing your decor is a popular trend and […]

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Design Trends | Amazing Foyers

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It’s that time of the year when entertaining and holiday events begin to fill our calendars and our homes and the foyer takes center stage in setting a welcoming tone to our visitors. If your entryway needs a little updating get ready to be inspired by an array of amazing foyers that will give your […]

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Color of the Year 2019 | PPG Night Watch

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Bringing the outside in best describes Pittsburgh Paints Color of the Year 2019, Night Watch (PPG1145-7) which some describe as a modern take on the classic Hunter Green. Rich in boldness, depth and effectiveness in helping us to reconnect with nature while residing at home, it offers timely relief from the frenzy of our hectic […]

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Showhouse Trends | Modern Design

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A 6,500 square-foot villa in the Andrea Hills area of Palm Springs and home of social media star Kelly Lee and her husband, Klaus opened their home to more than 20 designers for the 2017 Christopher Kennedy Compound Modernism Week Showhouse. The openly bold and bright interiors display modern design at its best. From the […]

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Luxurious Outdoor Living

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While enjoying a great Labor Day meal my thoughts went out to you all who frequently visit my blog in wonder of how you were spending your day honoring those you love who work so hard providing for you as well as your hard work being honored. I envisioned your family and friends gathered in […]

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