Month: October 2016

A Rainbow of Color Possibilities

A rainbow of color possibilities ensues when you layer it on white. It’s no secret that white is my favorite color for walls, trim and sofas. For one reason, it allows me to embrace all the colors of the rainbow. You can experiment with new color trends and textiles at a fraction of the cost it would take to makeover a space that is dominated with colored walls, floors and furniture. This holds true for living rooms, kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms. Living rooms are generally the most expensive spaces to decorate. A great well-made sofa can cost over $3,500...

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2016 Fall Market

When I go to the High Point Furniture Market I’m always on the lookout for the latest trends in furniture, textiles, rugs, accessories and lighting. But most importantly I’m observing shapes and colors. You don’t have to be a design maven to recognize a change in the landscape when you see it. In fact being a trend spotter has to do with looking at lots and lots of bits and pieces from all the various home décor categories and watching a “trend” emerge. This year’s Market was busy with lots of foot traffic, trouble finding parking, sold out hotels...

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DIY Leaf Lanterns

One of the most inexpensive crafts you’ll make all year! Use those extra household supplies you’ve got laying around the house and create a beautiful fall decoration. Click here for full...

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DIY Reclaimed Wood Pumpkins

I love nothing better than to create something new that would have otherwise ended up in the trash. And that is truly the case with my reclaimed wood pumpkins. Truth be told, I am quite the sentimental girl. All of the wood we used was salvaged from my Grandfather’s house, that he built by hand, piece by piece. It had to be torn down 2 years ago AND I SALVAGED WHAT I COULD. This project seemed like a perfect way to actually use the wood and get it out of storage. Click here for full...

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DIY Mason Jar Lid Pumpkin

I thought this craft looked absolutely adorable but I wondered why I was having trouble with something that really should have been SO simple and it was because I was doing a couple of small things wrong and it was throwing off the whole project. But once I figured out what was needed to make this look like how it should look, it came together in a flash and now looks so adorable sitting on my coffee table. Click here for...

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