• Framed Mirrors

    Framed mirrors are a mainstay in all homes but choosing the right one with high style is the key to creating a beautiful room. Stylish framed mirror designs not only visually expand the size of a room, but can infuse a space with more light. The right mirror can also decoratively fill a wall for much...
  • 3 Ways to Create a Cozy Home for the Holidays

    Can you believe it's already November!? The holiday season is officially here and it's time to get your home ready. Here are 3 ways to create a cozy home for the holidays... 1. Incorporate Warm Colors Warm color palette from Creative Color Schemes As most of you already know, the...
  • Colorful Fall Home Decorating Ideas with Amber & Rust

    It's that time of year again! The leaves are changing and falling ever so beautifully to the ground - except, sadly, on the west coast where I live. I have to just imagine the beautiful fall colors that are happening all over. Maybe this is why I am giddy thinking about colorful fall home decorating...
  • Colorful Home Decor and Lighting to Update Your Space

    Though I tend to lean more towards monochromatic color schemes when styling a space, I do use colorful home decor and lighting to update my space. It's an easy way to bring in color without being stuck with it forever. It's the difference between getting a blue couch that you get sick of in a...
  • Using Room Dividers To Create Space

    Remember 1970? It was the first time individuals started using room dividers to create space. And room dividers were clever and functional and creative.... .....and usually modular and orange and plastic. Not so now. Modular and orange and plastic have been replaced with metal and graphic...
  • Transitioning from Fall to Winter Home Decor

    Transitioning from fall to winter home decor can be fun and exciting. Adding accents to your home that are seasonally thematic brings a fun and festive feel to your space. House of Turquoise and It's a House show us how to style your doorway for both fall and winter with simple and chic accents....
  • The Many Styles of Wall Sconces

    Lighting should always be layered within a room, and the many styles of wall sconces in particular are an ideal way to add that layering with style. Decorative wall sconces are functional and offer different kinds of light depending upon the type of shades, bulbs and materials you choose. Wall...
  • Get the Look: Linen for Cozy Interiors

    Linen is usually associated with summer, and for good reason: It's lightweight, casual, and looks great even when worn and wrinkled. But the same qualities that make linen ideal for decorating in warm weather also make it a great textile for creating cozy interiors in the winter. As suggested...
  • Unique Fall Home Decorating Ideas

    Autumn interiors can be interpreted in many ways. Some of the more obvious looks include orange-colored everything, leaves scattered about and pumpkin spice candles on tabletops. But, there are other unique fall home decorating ideas that are less literal and that look terribly chic. I was inspired by...
  • Halloween Home Decorating Ideas: Haunting Interiors

    Looking for some unique Halloween home decorating ideas that go beyond typical tacky decor? Haunting interiors are not about filling your home with kitschy and scary decor; rather, they're about creating unforgettable dark, moody and atmospheric rooms. The New Victorian Ruralist has fantastic examples...
  • 10 Great DIY Chandelier Ideas

    Lighting is to a house what jewelry is to a gal going out for a night on the town. Just like the little black dress needs accessories, a ho hum room can be transformed with the perfect chandelier . But if you can't find the perfect chandelier, try one of these 10 great DIY chandelier ideas...
  • Get the Look: A Traditional Living Room with Pops of Color

    Fellow DC blogger Lindsay Souza of The Pursuit of Style recently had her Capitol Hill home featured on Glitter Guide. Her cheery space could not be ignored — her traditional living room in classic creams and navys features pops of color in bright pinks and reds. Her bright space is perfectly decorated...
  • Painting Outside the Box - 5 Ways to Update Your Home with Color

    I know from personal experience that painting a space can be a trial, but it's also an amazing way to update your home with color. When I first moved into my office, it was a standard commercial space with bare white walls. And I couldn't bear to look at them for long, so I took the leap and...
  • Fall Lighting Ideas for Holiday Entertaining

    Autumn is the perfect time to start prepping for holiday entertaining. This season, let's take a look at a few fall lighting ideas. You may not realize that lighting is the reason why you feel the ambiance that you do; your guests feel safe in your outdoor home; and you safely prepare your meals...
  • Modern Country Decor

    Modern country decor is a fresh take on the world of country decorating. It's contemporary meets farmhouse. And it's all about the juxtaposition. Combining the hard lines of vintage metal with the warm rustic tones of wood. Mixing contemporary pieces with vintage and antique furniture...
  • 10 Modern Accent Tables for the Living Room

    I have a special place in my heart for modern accent tables. They can add such life and personality to a room — especially when you use three different styles of accent tables all in one room. Typically, the main room for accent tables is the living room. I have three in my own living room —...
  • Fall Home Decor Inspiration - Warm Gray Interiors

    Fall is one of my favorite seasons because it is so transitional, and seeking out fall home decor inspiration is something I love to do as the weather grows colder. Below in this blog and above in the image from Momo Living Online, we are taking a typically wintry color - gray - and showing you some...
  • Interior Trend: Decorating with Buffalo Plaid

    Decorating with "Buffalo plaid" has seen a resurgence in popularity, but much like the Scottish Highlands from which it descended, the origins of this checked textile are shrouded in mist. Some stories tell of 19th-century pioneer who traded his ancestral clan tartan for Sioux buffalo hides;...
  • Global Textiles: Exotic Fabrics in Home Decor

    This month the focus is on traveler’s finds and today’s topic touches on global textiles. Our western design sensibilities have been heavily influenced by many of the exotic fabrics produced abroad, we know a great pattern when we see it! Introducing that “well traveled” look...
  • What's Your Fall Home Decor Inspiration?

    The heat of summer has dissipated, the deep freeze of winter has yet to arrive, and there's a feeling in the air of breathless energy. This is a season that invites updates in your home decor, so look to all the reasons to love autumn when searching for fall home decor inspiration! If it's...
  • Travel Destinations as Design Inspiration: Asia

    There is nothing more exotic and exciting than the multicultural design inspiration to be found within the various travel destinations of Asia. I have selected India and China as two fabulous examples. These ancient cultures are rich in history and filled with amazing artisans. From carving and textiles...
  • Design Inspiration: Brazil

    I have found a new design inspiration - Brazil! I just got back from a few days in Rio and have a new muse. There are so many ways to view the city and their eye on design. There is a fabulous mix of traditional, colonial Portuguese architecture peppered throughout the massive urban sprawl of Rio. ...
  • Get the Look: Martyn Lawrence-Bullard's Global Style

    From Suzanis as headboards to a pair of Moroccan poufs near a sofa piled high with pillows upholstered in Turkish rugs, Martyn Lawrence-Bullard has global style. He practically defines the word eclectic, and uses the word "delicious" to describe pillows, fabric and chairs. Designer to the...
  • The Vintage Charm Design Trend

    Design trends come and go but Vintage Charm is timeless and based on classic shapes and designs that never go out of style. While there are contemporary home furnishings that have entered the “classic” category, more times than not, it’s French and English-inspired decor that rules...
  • Styling Your Space with the Industrial Chic Design Trend

    Oh how I love styling a space with the Industrial Chic design trend! Unless you're living under a rock, you've seen a lot of industrial chic in decor stores, designer portfolios and pretty much all over the place. Our new place has a few pops of industrial + I've always loved having a mix...
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