Sherwin Williams Color of the Year 2019: Cavern Clay

Source Sherwin Williams has announced their official color for the upcoming year as “Cavern Clay.” This burnt orange shade is reminiscent of terra-cotta tiles for a stunning desert and Mexican style combination. We love a neutral like this that still pops! This shade works cohesively with vibrant patterns, pops of turquoise, and natural materials. We’re...

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis & Her Influence on Design

Photo Source Oh, Jackie O. Born into a wealthy family of stockbrokers and socialites, she exemplified poise and elegance her entire life. She is known for her impeccable taste in fashion, and is undoubtedly the most stylish First Lady we’ve ever had. Photo Source But Jacqueline was much more than someone who knew how to coordinate a pencil skirt and a pill box...

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September Color Inspiration: Yayoi Kusama

We’ve been inspired recently by the renowned Japanese pop artist, Yayoi Kusama, for her stunning use of color, contrast and repetition in her projects. She’s most known for her contemporary sculptures and instillations that tour worldwide. Specifically the “infinity mirrors” exhibit that has massively overtaken social media with its illuminating...

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The New LINE Hotel in Downtown Austin

We’re taking the time to discuss another amazing hotel that is officially open in the heart of Austin, right off of Town Lake called the LINE Hotel. This franchise has only three locations which include the original in Los Angeles Korea Town, Washington D.C., and now right here at home! Right on the edge of Town Lake and South Congress, it is centered in music,...

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The Innovative Hudson Yards Development

Today we want to discuss the new Hudson Yards development that is happening right now in Manhattan- right between Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen. This is the “largest private real estate development in the history of the United States and the largest development in New York City since the Rockefeller Center.” And the architecture of this multi-functional...

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Color Inspiration: August

For August’s color inspiration we’re featuring one of the most notable photographers of all time: Slim Aarons. This man was known for taking photos of “attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places.” His work fully captures the affluent lives of celebrities and royals from all around the world in their vacation homes in Capri,...

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Back to Work Shopping

In honor of Back to School coming fast around the corner we’re dedicating a post for adults “Back to Work” shopping! There’s something so refreshing about replacing your old notebooks and pens to start over for the year. For a lot of people who have trouble staying organized, the best way to aid that struggle is a) a planner and b) new supplies to...

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1st Dibs Finds: Art Deco Edition

Scouring through 1st Dibs is a daily habit. There are so many amazing pieces of furniture, lighting, rugs, even folk art that you literally cannot find anywhere else which is why we wanted to introduce this new series. From vintage Le Corbusier chairs to 6th Century Greek sculptures, it doesn’t get better than 1st Dibs. And truthfully, the “digging”...

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Color Inspiration: July

July’s color inspiration is coming from a local photographer, Randal Ford. He calls his business a “Kingdom” as in the animal kingdom! Randal takes absolutely amazing photos of wild animals and portrays them with such a relaxed and familiar (almost human-like) demeanor. It’s really an incredible sight to see, and while we love the photo we picked...

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Ultimate Rug Guide

Today we’re discussing the complete ins and outs of what goes into making a fabulous rug! A few months ago we did a really simple post on some of our favorite Oriental rugs at the moment which you can check out by clicking the link. And by the way, “Oriental” is such a broad term which is why we’re going to get pretty deep into as many different...

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Design Home App for Your Phone!

There have been a ton of different types of “home design” apps. Some are strictly floor plans, some can be renderings where you just pick out furniture and I’ve played all of them over the years! They can range greatly in graphics and the amount of activities you can actually do on the app. But the one we’re talking about today, “Design...

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Decorating for the Fourth of July

YAY! The 4th of July is tomorrow and we are so excited to have a day off popping some fireworks and hanging out at the lake with our families 🙂 Whatever your plans are, you may still have some decorating purchases to make… Lucky for you we created an easy guide for hosting this year’s Independence Day party. Whether it’s a small family barbecue or the...

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