Happy St. Patrick's Day!
St. Patrick's Day has come to represent the return of Spring, especially here in the South, where the grass is green, flowers are blooming and days are getting warmer and warmer. It may even inspire us to bring green back into the color scheme in our homes. We know you will love all of our green options in the stores and thought it would be fun to share them with you in celebration of St. Patrick's Day this year. We invite you to wear your green clothes and come browse all things green t ....Read More
Holiday Dining Room Ideas
The dining room is a special place to gather with family and friends during the holiday season. Looking for simple ways to spruce up your space for your guests? Check out our simple tips below on how you can re-imagine your dining room for any special occasion! Add host chairs to the ends of your dining table. This is taken from a previous design tip, but it never goes out of style! Simply add host chairs or any contrasting chair to the ends of your table for an updated look. This one ....Read More
5 Ways to Add Character to Your Home
We all flip through the latest home magazine or scroll through Pinterest thinking, "how do they get their home to look like that?!". You would be surprised to know that you can achieve a similar look and feel without hiring a designer and breaking the bank. The secret is adding character, which means adding a bit of YOU! Here are our top 5 suggestions for helping your home feel a bit more cozy: SHOP YOUR SPACE! Before you run to the store to buy all new things, go up to the attic, check your ....Read More
BuyersGuide: Tips For Buying A Sectional
Sectional buying can be a daunting task if you are new to the game. What size do I need? What If I move ? Do I need to have a huge room for it to fit? We hope this post helps clarify some questions you may have and gives you the nudge you need to make that big decision. Whether you are custom ordering from a store in person or ordering online, you will come across terminology that may be confusing. Sectional components mostly consist of Right arm facing (RAF), Left arm facing (LAF), corner piec ....Read More
#DesignDilemma: Creating A Gallery Wall
Gallery walls are the perfect way to show off your collection and to create a focal point in your space. However, building your art collection and figuring out how to display them, normally scares people away. We hope that these few tips will eliminate your fear and send you on the way to an expertly styled gallery wall. 1. Start collecting! It takes time to build a big enough collection to display in a gallery configuration. Our best tip is to be patient and collect pieces you love instead of ....Read More
How to Choose a Color Palette for your Whole Home
We’ve all been there! When you are building/remodeling your home and you are asked what colors you would like to choose for your entire home, we all tend to panic! Do I use the same color throughout? How do I mix colors so they don’t clash? The list goes on. This tends to lead to what we like to call, paint color procrastination. We are here to tell you that this doesn’t have to be stressful! There is a simple way to make sure that the colors you are choosing are cohesive and create a stun ....Read More
#BuyersGuide: Why is my sofa so expensive?
Today’s furniture buying experience is much like buying a new car. You may want to find the best deal on a car regardless the brand, or you know you want the top of the line, so you expect to spend more money. We all know that the top of the line vehicle is going to have the best construction, highest safety ratings, and longer warranty. However, we seemed to be blinded by furniture quality. That being said, all furniture is not made equally. The sofa you find at Target for $399 is not going ....Read More
#DesignDilemma: How do I hang my curtains?
Curtains are such a common design disaster and you may not even know something is wrong! Let’s go over how to hang your curtains properly, and why these examples work to your advantage. But first, we will address what you may be doing wrong. 1. Hanging your curtains too low: How to fix it: Make sure to hang your curtain rod at least 20″ above your window molding OR hang right beneath your crown molding. This creates height and allows more light to enter the room. 2. Hanging your curtains ....Read More
#BuyersGuide: Why should I invest in outdoor furniture?
When it comes to picking a perfect outdoor set, the look is important, but durability is essential. It’s tempting to stop by your local hardware store to pick up an inexpensive outdoor set, but is it worth it? In this week’s Buyers Guide, we will cover the top reasons why it is in your best interest to invest in quality and to justify those high price tags. You’re not alone when you wonder, ” why would I spend this much on outdoor furniture when I can buy the same thing at Lowes or Ho ....Read More
#DesignDilemma: How do I decorate my bookcase?
Bookcases may be the last thing you think about when decorating your space. This is a common design foe because they can make or break a room! Bookcases add color, personality, and can be an easy way to add sophistication when it is seriously lacking. But, where do you start? If you are a collector of books, let them shine! Every book is a conversation piece and can add a pop of unexpected color. However, the way you organize them can make a difference. 1. Try the color method: This meth ....Read More