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Pantone Color of the Year 2015:  Marsala

Pantone Color of the Year 2015: Marsala

If you’ve ever watched Giada De Laurentiis cook a fabulous Italian dinner on television, you’ve probably heard of Marsala wine.  Thanks to Pantone, you will likely be finding Marsala throughout your home in 2015…not just in your dinner.Continue Reading

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Pantone Color of the Year 2014:  Radiant Orchid

Pantone Color of the Year 2014: Radiant Orchid

Get ready for a knock-your-socks-off color in 2014! Pin ItContinue Reading

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Design Trend:  Hexagons and Honeycomb

Design Trend: Hexagons and Honeycomb

Geometric designs are always in fashion to some degree or another.  But, right now, honeycombs and hexagons have taken center stage in the world of interior design.  Read on for a peek at just a few of the hexagonal home decor items you will find on the market today… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Design Trend:  Painted Stairs

Design Trend: Painted Stairs

Painted staircases are everywhere right now, and I just had to share a few of them with you.  This design trend is so versatile, offering an option for every – and I mean every – decor.  It’s a super-inexpensive way to upgrade a tired, drab staircase and make it into a true focal point.  CheckContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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Design Trend:  Dots and Circles

Design Trend: Dots and Circles

Polka dots and circles have been everywhere in the fashion world, and they have made their way into our homes, too.  Read on for a peek at some of the fun “dotty” products on the market right now… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Design Trend:  Steampunk

Design Trend: Steampunk

Steampunk design, both in fashion and in home decor, is a blend of industrial elements, Victorian design and a modern aesthetic.  It crosses many styles, ranging from the very elegant and traditional to retro industrial and modern.  Read on to see how this blended style can be used in your home decor… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Design and Color Trend:  Vintage

Design and Color Trend: Vintage

Repurposed, refinished and vintage furniture and home decor has been popular for the past several years.  In part, this trend was driven by the sad state of the economy, with homeowners wanting to save money wherever possible.  Another reason for the trend was the green movement, which encourages us to reduce waste and reuse whatContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  The Rising Popularity of Wall Decals

Guest Post: The Rising Popularity of Wall Decals

Today’s guest post explores some of the options available today in vinyl wall decals and customizable, large-scale wallpaper.  It’s no longer necessary to permanently change your walls to add personality.  And, these options can be very affordable.  Check out these options… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Guest Post:  Kitchen Design Trends 2013

Guest Post: Kitchen Design Trends 2013

Today’s guest post is from Cassie Corbett, a writer with World Kitchen.  Check out a few of the trends showing up in kitchen design this year… Pin ItContinue Reading

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Color Trend:  Fuchsia

Color Trend: Fuchsia

Fuchsia may not be the color you first think of when you think about redecorating your home, even though it’s been a popular color on the fashion runways for several years.  But, a splash of this vibrant pink is on-trend this year, and it can perk up just about any space.  And, used in moderation,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

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