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Rainbow Bright: 2019 Color of the Year Roundup

Rainbow Bright: 2019 Color of the Year Roundup

2018 is in its last few weeks and everyone is wondering what 2019 will bring.  Paint companies started announcing their Color of the Year for 2019 as early as June, and with Pantone’s announcement of their Color of the Year earlier this month now is the time to take a look at what colors will be filling our homes in the coming year.  We rounded up Pantone, Benjamin Moore, Behr, Sherwin Williams, and PPG’s Color of the Year picks and tossed in our own as well. Are you ready for some color?
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Throwback Thursday: 1990s Style

Throwback Thursday: 1990s Style

The ‘90s are back and bigger than ever. Nostalgia for the 1990s has infiltrated every aspect of our culture as those born in the late ‘80s/early 90s reflect fondly on their childhoods. And since they’re now in positions to spread this nostalgia to the masses (um, guilty as charged) aspects of ‘90s fashion, culture, and decor are everywhere. While we may look back at the ‘90s fondly, I think most people agree that a lot of the trends haven’t aged well. While most of the people reading this probably remember what the ‘90s looked like, let’s take a look at some popular interior design choices from the 1990s for anyone who’s forgotten (or blocked it out of their memories)
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Che Bello!  Five Ways to Embrace Italian Modernism

Che Bello! Five Ways to Embrace Italian Modernism

Scandinavian design has been reigning supreme for the past few years, but are people starting to get tired of its cool minimalism? The rise in popularity of maximalism and bohemian decor indicates that at least some people are. But what if you’re tired of minimalism but don’t want to go full on maximalist? Enter Italian Modernism. This European style combines geometries and bold, bright colors while also mixing in materials such as metals, marbles, velvet, and terrazzo. With a rich history of design behind it, Italian modernism take influences from many different decades and flawlessly combines them. Since this style has been gaining in popularity, today we’ll take a look at five ways to bring Italian Modern style into your home.
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Pin-spiration: Orange Interiors

Pin-spiration: Orange Interiors

It’s October, the first full month of fall, and Halloween month. That means you’re going to be seeing orange everywhere. Both nature and decor are going to be taken over by warm orange hues. To help set the scene we combed Pinterest for some stylish decor featuring orange. Let’s see what kind of orange interiors are out there.
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Stop and Stair: The Best Ways to Bring Style to Your Stairs

Stop and Stair: The Best Ways to Bring Style to Your Stairs

For a multi-story home, the stairs are something you likely use every day. But do you ever really stop to look at the space around them? Staircases and stairwells are an oft forgotten about area when designing the interior. But a space that gets so much foot traffic deserves to look as nice as the rest of the house! Today we’re going to take a look at some easy ways to turn your staircase from boring to eye-catching.
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Surrounded by Color: How to Create A Stunning Monochrome Room

Surrounded by Color: How to Create A Stunning Monochrome Room

Decorating an entire room in one color can be an intimidating thought. But there are actually numerous benefits to going monochrome. For small spaces a monochrome palette can make the room feel larger and less cluttered. Monochrome can create harmony and make a space feel more unified and peaceful. If any of these options sound like your dream room, it’s time to consider going monochrome. Let’s take a look at how to create a stunning space with a monochrome palette.
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Throwback Thursday: 1980s Style

Throwback Thursday: 1980s Style

When you look back at the trends of the past you can get an idea of what’s popular more frequently and what conditions might lead to certain elements becoming popular again. That’s why we decided to start this Throwback Thursday column, to look back at the design of decades of the past.  Today we’re going to take a look at the style and trends of the 1980s and how they’re influencing today’s designs.
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Art Everywhere: Five Things to Frame and Hang as Art

Art Everywhere: Five Things to Frame and Hang as Art

All walls could use a little something to help them be less bare. Paintings, prints, photographs, and mirrors are the standards for adding visual interest to a wall. But what if you want something a little different? Or what if you’re just feeling a little thrifty? Luckily there are a lot of unique things, some that you may already have lying around, that you can frame. These pieces are sure to be conversation starters and will look just as nice as any traditional artwork you can buy.
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