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Sep

Preserving For Fall

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Wouldn’t it be magic if we could capture the long languid days of sun, those cricket ridden, hazy nights bursting with soft chirps, the exuberant wonder- filled eyes of our children recklessly playing on the beach, the crackle of the bat in a little league baseball game, the fresh scent of ripe berries and loamy veggies at the farmer’s market, Continue Reading ...
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Aug

Fall Into Patterns

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Update your home this fall with a little pattern refresh. Intimidating to most, embraced by some, and mastered by few, pattern mixing is the most enticing trend going on these days. With all of the tips, tricks, and techniques out there, it’s easy to get confused on how to confidently bring this look into your home. It’s simple to be Continue Reading ...
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Jul

Pattern Primer: Volume 3

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Patterns follow us everywhere, creating an intricate map as we travel through our days, affecting us in ways, often imperceptible but fundamental. Our life patterns keep us organized and balanced, but patterns of design offer an entryway to color, texture and interest as we integrate patterns into our homes. Most patterns have been around for centuries and have evolved into Continue Reading ...
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Jun

Bright White, Always Right Décor

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White hot days- icy drinks, vanilla bean ice cream, piña coladas, fragrant cottage roses, twinkling patio lights, sandy soft beaches- what’s not to love about summer, our favorite season of the year? Why not breathe some of the essence of white and light into our home decor to always remember these tranquil, yet dazzling days. Using white as a design Continue Reading ...
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Jun

Barely There Window Treatment Ideas

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While I believe in the colorful, light blocking, and insulating properties of most window treatments, sometimes you just don’t want one. This may be the case when you wish to maintain your peaceful view. Alternately, maybe the season has changed and the weather is warm and you don’t want fabric or wood materials visually holding your space captive amidst the Continue Reading ...
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May

Take It Outside

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We’ve made it past Memorial Day and summer is upon us once again. As the days stretch on and the temperature continues to rise, I’m suddenly itching to revive my outdoor space for entertaining and relaxing with friends and family. The trend of treating your backyard or porch as just another room of the house is holding strong and every Continue Reading ...
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May

11 Easy Color Upgrade Ideas

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Hopefully, summer is coming your way, even though the weather patterns seem to have been seized by the evil climate gods, plotting the demise of sun and fun and “the incredible lightness of being” of our favorite season. To avenge these moody days (here in Southern California, we call it May Gray and June Gloom), I have put together 11 Continue Reading ...
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May

Florals Pop Your Décor!

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Floral designs have been used in home décor for centuries – which shouldn’t come as a surprise. Flowery elements bring life and color to the home, instantly energizing any space. Flowers amaze me because they come in so many different shapes, sizes, and colors, each displaying a unique beauty. It’s no wonder why so much inspiration comes from Mother Nature Continue Reading ...