Month: October 2016

Under Foot Rugs

I was recently flipping through Jaipur’s rug catalogue and found myself falling in love with everything I saw. Not because the designs weren’t fantastic, which they were, but because the rugs their designer had paired with all the various room settings were perfect. Once again I am reminded of how difficult it can be to find the perfect area rug. It’s not because there isn’t a wide select from which to choose but because most of us have trouble visualizing how that rug would work within our spaces. Some basic tips can make the process go smoothly. Start by...

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2016 Fall Trends

Living Room with New Neutrals from Home Depot Fall is the time of the year to reeve up your redecorating schedule. Before you know it the holidays will be here bringing lots of opportunities to entertain. Nothing motives me more than the pressure that comes with hosting parties and family visits. Before you start planning your decorating projects take time to discover what’s trending so your efforts and hard earned dollars will yield results that will stand the test of time. Sarah Fishburne is the Director of Trend and Design for The Home Depot. It’s her job to stay...

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DIY Lantern Pumpkins

New York City stylist Marissa Corwin put a cheeky spin on the very word jack-o’-lantern with her three glowing silhouettes of old-school lamps. “They’re a bit more sophisticated than your average spooky face — something adults can appreciate, too,” she says. HOW-TO 1. Cut your pumpkin around the stem, remove the top, and scoop out the pulp. (Or to avoid visible cut lines, carve a hole out of the bottom of the pumpkin and remove the pulp that way.) 2. Print the desired lantern template and resize it on a copier, scaling the image to fit your pumpkin. 3....

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Art Takes a Seat

Bloom chair by Cobonpue Every great design is anchored by a signature piece. It can be artwork, a rug or just about anything that makes a statement and demands your attention the moment you walk into a room. Furniture is one of the easiest ways to incorporate art into your décor. For me, it’s always been that perfect accent chair, a chair that has been created by an artist for the pure beauty of design. New York designer Kelly Behun’s creations are perfect examples of chairs as art. Her Circle and Neolam chairs are unique pieces that deliver exceptional...

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Favorite Fall Fashions

Y’all fall is on its way! Which means cooler temperatures, pumpkin everything, and an excuse for an update to the wardrobe! So, I thought I would share some of my favorite looks for the upcoming season. Fall in the South can be a tough one; sometimes it’s cool and sometimes it’s still a little warm; so having items that pull double duty is a must! Click here to read the full...

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Vicki Payne is a nationally recognized designer, home improvement, gardening and decorating expert. Each week, for over 15 years, millions of viewers both nationally and internationally have tuned in to watch her popular television show, For Your Home. read more

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