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Top Designers Dish on Design Trends for 2018

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 | 2 comments

Top Designers Dish on Design Trends for 2018
While the weather outside is frightful, even here in typically sunny Florida, we’re seizing the moment to look ahead and consider what the new year may hold in the world of design. We’ve turned to the experts, our friends in the design business, who offer up their thoughts on what’s trending for 2018.  Christi Barbour, Barbour Spangle Design We are excited to see so many raw textures and finishes which blend beautifully with the clean lines of modern to create a refined rustic vibe. We are also very excited to see a return of color. We are incorporating a wide variety of colors into our projects: blush to orange tones, navy and other blues, deep lush... Read More

Guest Blogger | One Schoolhouse Light, Three Different Styles

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | One Schoolhouse Light, Three Different Styles
One of the things I love most about interior design is how open it is for interpretation – colors, accessories, moods, and even settings can all affect the way the beholder experiences a room. Like many other aspects of decor, when it comes to lighting there are very few (arguably, if any) rules that are hard and fast. A simple swap of a chair, wallpaper, or even just a few throw pillows can make a light fixture that felt unequivocally one style suddenly feel entirely opposite. How cool is that?! ... Read More

Color Trends for 2018 | What's on Your Palette?

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 | 0 comments

Color Trends for 2018 | What's on Your Palette?
We have yet to flip the calendar to December, but design experts are already making predictions for next year’s trending colors. Benjamin Moore, one of America’s oldest paint companies, set the tone early pronouncing Caliente as their choice. The bold red hue is described as “strong, radiant, and full of energy.” A statement color like no other, red runs the gamut from pink hues to blue-based shades to burgundy that can appear almost black. No matter which shade of red you choose, a little goes a long way.  ... Read More

How To | Last-Minute Advice for Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 | 1 comment

How To | Last-Minute Advice for Stress-Free Thanksgiving
What’s not to love about Thanksgiving? A holiday that’s all about food, family, and football with zero presents to wrap makes it just about perfect in my book! Hopefully you’re ready for everything from roasting the bird to mastering Aunt Jo’s classic sweet potato casserole. But just in case you’re still juggling last-minute details, we’re here to offer some advice on how to have a stress-free, even fun-filled day. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | 8 Steps to Creating a Cozy Reading Nook

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | 8 Steps to Creating a Cozy Reading Nook
The winds are rising and the leaves are falling as autumn begins to make way for frosty days ahead. It’s this time of year, when the weather is shifting and the daylight hours are dwindling, that we turn our attention indoors – to creating cozy spots to nestle and warm up icy fingers and toes. And what better way to combat the cold beating at our doors than curling up with a good book, a steaming mug of tea, and a plush blanket in the perfect reading nook. Read on to learn how to carve out your own cozy reading nook for all the chilly eves ahead… ... Read More

How To | Welcome the Season With Color, Texture & Lighting

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 | 0 comments

How To | Welcome the Season With Color, Texture & Lighting
Our Instagram feed has been overflowing of late and everyone seems to be focusing on the front porch. Is there a friendly competition going on for Best Fall Porch Decor?! Prepping your front porch for the holidays is fun and can show off your personality to family, friends, and passersby. And while pumpkins, wreaths, and pretty flowers can add color and texture to a porch, don’t forget that thoughtful exterior lighting can add the finishing touch to the overall scene. ... Read More