Decorating Tips
Black and Pastels

Fresh New Look: Black and Pastels

Today is Halloween so we’re embracing the dark color of black. But beyond Halloween, a balanced home breaks up the dark with light colored accents. Add a little sugar to the black to make your décor not so spooky. What’s the best color of sweet to be paired with black? The answer may surprise you: pastels. Pastels, which can veer toward spring, or baby, themed décor can feel very fresh and modern when contrasted next
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Make Your Apartment Feel Like Home

Make Your New Apartment Feel Like Home

Decorating a new home is challenging. It can put a strain on a household budget, and it’s tough to figure out how to get your home to look exactly as you have pictured, if you’re not a professional. An apartment is even more challenging as the space may be smaller, but it is harder to get into a mentality of decorating for permanence when you know you may not live there for a long period of time. First, your home, no
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A Cozy Fall Home

Hello, Fall 2016…welcome! We are ready to get cozy! The crisp autumn air, the beautiful falling foliage, and of course, the pumpkin flavored everything. Get your home in peak coziness condition. What does this entail? Blankets, candles, and, of course, pumpkins. But, what else? Let’s see how we can up the coziness factor! But first, just a few quick cozy home updates: a lamp with a softer glow an upholstered bed fram
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Fireplace Mantle Styling

The struggle is real: what to do with a fireplace mantel? Many people (ahem) feel like this is the most complicated place to decorate. Do you change it up for the seasons? What’s the scale rule? Is it okay to leave it empty? Your mantel actually is a great place to get stylish and decorative, but it easily become TOO MUCH. So where do you stop? Let’s get some answers! Art that perfectly ‘fits’ A perfectly polished lo
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The New Fall Power Color: Pink?

When we think of fall, we don’t really think about certain colors. Golds, yes. Reds, yes. Yellow, brown, orange? Yes, yes, and yes! But pink? Maybe we should get used to it. Pink is showing up all over the fashion community, in clothes AND in home décor. Shades of pink, light blush hues all the way up on the shocking scale to bright fuchsia is all fair game when making it your main statement color, or as a small acce
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Vase of Flowers

Home Decor Details

You have the furniture. You have the walls painted. The landscaping is finally complete. But your home still doesn’t feel done. It feels bare and unpolished. This is the point where we say, ‘don’t forget the details!’ These details will bring the elegance while still being inexpensive. Get ready to fill in the gaps! Lantern Lighting. Rethink your everyday standard lighting fixtures and transform them into classic, ye
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Uptown Almond Sectional Sofa

A World Gone Beige

Beige? Beige?!The ‘IT’ seasonal color is BEIGE? Okay, wait. We can get behind this. Beige. Ahh…beige is easy. It’s a calm place to rest your eyes. And if beige had a tagline, it would be ‘Beige. It goes with everything.’ Yes. We can get behind beige.  See? It’s time for beige to have its day, again! Let’s freshen it up, update this neutral, and charm everyone! What is beige? It’s tan. Sorta. What is tan? In cer
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Fall Woods

Fall. Is. Officially. Here.

The sky turns that beautiful blue. The air is a little less heavy and humid. The green leaves turn and make way for the dance with glorious oranges and reds and yellow. Football. Halloween. Thanksgiving. What else can we say? Natural fall decorations is not only a simple way to decorate for the season but actually very cost effective. The more natural décor can transcend the autumn months rather than buying very spec
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There’s Nothing Better Than Mixing Brights with Whites

Nothing makes a bright color pop more than a background of white. It’s bold. It’s electrifying. It’s vibrant. And adding something exciting to an all-white room is one of the most thrilling parts of home decorating. It’s adding completeness to the incomplete. The bold to the bland. The personality to a blank slate. And bigger and brighter, is better. What colors are the best to get that bright energy moving? Let’s st
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Coffee Station

Organizing: The Natural Progression of Cleanliness

Organization doesn’t just happen. There’s a few initial steps that need to happen before your home is the streamlined organizational system that you’ve dreamed about. There’s something that may be stopping you. And the name of that is clutter. Remove it first! And then follow these steps for the easiest ways that also makes sense. Begin where it matters the most. Start with the start of your day and where you visit t
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