A neutral backdrop makes updating with color simple and inexpensive. Use accent pieces to bring color into your home so that seasons and changes in design tastes can be easily reflected.

An Organized Downsize: Part 3

  Organization is the hands-on way to make a fresh start in the new year. Make 2014 the year your home is transformed from cluttered and haphazardly organized to well styled and welcoming. This month we will be featuring Claire … Continue reading

Festive and bright will be the perfect descriptors of your New Year celebration when you create DIY decor from metallic favorites and Christmas accents.

DIY New Year

  You spent all that time decorating for Christmas and its festivities, why take it down so quickly? Mix up your decor and give a New Year celebration with repurposed centerpieces and accents. The best part is that these sparkly, … Continue reading

This table is the epitome of rustic chic thanks to the color pallet and attention to detail. Incorporate opposites, such as burlap and silver, to complete your look.

Create a Rustic Chic Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving brings with it rich hues, rustic charm and plenty of gourds. These seasonal treasures need not hinder your chic style at the dinner table, and they certainly don’t limit you to leaf patterned dinnerware. Set a table that … Continue reading

For a more sophisticated holiday, try decor that is delightful instead of frightful.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN: Give Your Home Sweet Touch

  With the night of spooks upon us, create a Halloween that will have fewer frights and more delights with sweet treats and rustic touches.    Not every All Hallows Eve celebration needs to feature over-the-top special effects and frightful … Continue reading

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House Tour: Vintage Finds in a Smooth Southern Style

  Nothing feels better than finding an incredible piece at a steal, but how to do you combine your new favorite antique with your home’s decor? Take a tour of these stylish rooms, filled with flea market finds, for great … Continue reading

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5 Flea-Market Finds for a Romantic Tablescape

Set a lovely dining table by pairing fabulous flea-market antiques with elegant touches. The  final look is a romantic tablescape inspired by rustic gardens and floral whimsy.       1. French chairs: When hunting flea-markets, look to French dining … Continue reading

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Fruit & Veggies–the Perfect Summer Accessory

For a completely natural and fresh look this summer, try decorating your home with touches of fresh fruit and vegetables. A bowl full of lemons or a centerpiece composed of watermelon can add a burst of color to a summer … Continue reading

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DIY: How to Slipcover a Dining Room Chair

One of the easiest ways to freshen and change the look of upholstered furniture is through slipcovers.  They are washable, inexpensive to make, and will work with any decorating style.  Sewing a slipcover may sound intimidating, but anyone with basic … Continue reading

The dining room is a vision of grace and elegance, with its classic white decor and the curved lines of accesories such as a grand chandelier, large mirror and sculptures. Touches of greenery sprinkled throughout the room add natural color and softness.

House Tour: Old Charm for a New Home

Even if your home is relatively new, you can still infuse it with the charm and character of an older one. This homeowner shows you how. Loretta Kilheffer knew where she wanted to live. Being near her extended family was … Continue reading

Sally’s favorite piece in her house is the pineapple chandelier, which her friend Krista Ewart found at a vintage store. She considers it one of her home’s essentials.

Add 1960s and 70s Retro Sophistication to Your Home

With an eye for color and modern patterns, Sally Bartz, the creator of cool bag company Halsea, weaves her love of 1960s and ’70s retro into her home. Sally Bartz, the woman behind Halsea, is known for her adorable line … Continue reading