Hans Wegner Appreciate Post

Mid-Century architecture and furnishings are a hallmark of American society. It’s reminiscent of a time in this country marked by great change in all aspects of life. It’s funny to look back on this design movement because the typical mid-century homes (ranch, split-level) were built because of a high demand after World War II. They were built extremely...

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Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and we have come up with one of our best gift guides yet 😉 We’ve included beautiful items ranging in price in all different categories for whatever type of mom you have! From jewelry to face masks to stationary to pasta makers… our list is a great guide to find some inspiration on what to get your mother, grandmother, aunt,...

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Decorating for Cinco de Mayo!

We are so excited for one of the most fun holidays of the entire year- Cinco de Mayo! While most people think that this holiday is Mexico’s Independence Day, it is actually to commemorate defeating France and their occupancy in Mexico. It’s celebrated much more in the U.S. than Mexico and is really seen more of a Mexican-American holiday. Now that you have...

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Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorder

As the intern, I am in college studying interior design and architecture but I have been learning some new ideas that I thought would be really useful for some of the readers. One of my current studio classes revolves around designing for people with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder.) We’ve focused on ways to incorporate these ideas from commercial to residential...

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Eclectic Design: Mixing Antiques & Modern Pieces

Last week’s blog post focused on renovating or creating your own at home bar (you can read about it here) and there was a lot that we discussed with different styles and how to make it work for specific homes. Following that inspiration, we talked a lot about mixing an antique bar stand with some modern lighting, for example. So with that idea in mind, we thought...

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Creating a Home Bar

Some people who are blessed with really incredible mid-century homes have themselves a built-in bar usually off the living and dining area. This was extremely important for entertaining guests throughout the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Then it kind of faded out… It became tacky, poorly designed, and some might even say not useful. However, adding a home...

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Sherwin Williams Color of The Month: Decorous Amber

Aaaaaand Sherwin Williams has marked the beginning of April by announcing this month’s color! Named “Decorous Amber,” it’s a soft, jewel toned shade similar to one of our favorites- burnt orange. We know this color is not super popular in fabrics and especially paint color, however it is definitely one to be appreciated. A shade like this that is...

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Backyard Furniture Inspiration

Last week’s post featured one of our favorite backyard designs from a few years ago as inspiration for color (read about it here.) So on the same topic of warmer weather and family time spent outside, it may be time to freshen up your space to make it a proper entertainment space for guests for the new season. New patio furniture, a clean and durable rug, potted...

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Color Inspiration: March (Outdoor Space)

Have you thought about what you’re going to do with your backyard for the spring and summer? We’re focusing our color palette for the month of March with one of our favorite outdoor designs from our Spanish Oaks House back in 2012. Color Snap: Now that the weather is warmed up and we have these longer, brighter evenings, this is the time to start thinking...

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Spring Mood Board

With spring break, SXSW, and daylight savings all in week… it’s safe to say it’s officially spring, y’all! In honor of longer days and warmer weather we’re excited to display a super soft, pastel mood board full of budget friendly furniture and accent pieces (courtesy of target’s spring line) for your home. Enjoy the looks! Spring Mood...

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Sherwin William’s Color of the Month: Borscht

Sherwin Williams has announced their color of the month for March as a super jewel-toned Burgundy called “Borscht.” Personally it seems a little dark since spring is creeping up on us, but we have to admit what a stunning color it is. A statement furniture piece in this color might be just what we all need… To get into the mood, let’s look at...

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Two Styles, One Color Palette

We wanted to get a little more creative this week and design some fun spaces that show how you can have two different styles that are within the same color palette. Both possess multiple styles of design elements that kind of create their own personal style within itself. Our color palette for this is a range of burnt orange, coral, navy blue, creamy whites, medium-toned...

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