Got an entryway or foyer that could use a little lift? It doesn’t matter whether your entry is a tiny landing or a gracious hall; it doesn’t matter whether you call it the foyer, entryway, vestibule, front hall, entrance, anteroom, or just that space by the front door. It’s a hardworking multi-tasker that serves as a place to greet guests, be welcomed home, or prepare to leave. It gives guests a first glimpse of our style and serves as a landing zone for coats, keys, and more. It’s a busy space, so why not give it a fresh new face? We’ve got some key tips to adding sustainable style and color to your entryway. Continue reading
For most people, a smart phone is a near constant companion. And why not? They keep us connected, help us organize our lives and even direct us to recycling facilities, sustainable seafood choices, and even help plan a greener vacation. With all that power at our fingertips, why can’t it help with greener décor?
Oh, but it can… yep, from DIY home improvement projects to picking a paint color, there’s an app for that. Here are a few handy ones we like, but these are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to great décor apps. Continue reading
Welcome to your new home! You’ve just moved in and now it’s time to decorate, so you’ll just redo the same colors you had in your last place, right? Well… maybe. The same furniture, rugs, accessories and other décor that you love still look great, but unless you have the same natural light qualities, the colors are going to look very different. You may be on the verge of a color identity crisis. Color should reflect your personality as well as enhance your space. While that may sound like you have to start from scratch if you move, it’s easy if you take your time and use a few simple tricks. Oh, and you might think of these things if you’re not moving, but just redecorating! Continue reading
What’s more relaxing than a stay at a fabulous hotel? You don’t have to travel to enjoy the comforts of that 5-star experience; you can create that same sense of relaxation and luxury right in your own home, and you can make it green. So what’s the secret to a hotel bedroom? What makes these spaces feel so plush and comfy? Sure, part of it is that you don’t have to do the cleaning, but the rest of it… well, that’s easy to recreate.
Take a look around any décor site and you’ll see all the usual suspects for color schemes. You’ll find the casual, beachy whites, grays and blues, the warm and earthy tones of Bohemian style and the jewel-box tones of classic décor. But who said you had to play by the rules? Sure, there are some tried and true color schemes; they’re a great place to start, or fall back on if you need to. But what if you want something just a little, or a lot, different? There are times when a shocking color scheme is just the ticket for making a room work well. Are you ready to color outside the lines?
We love color, and our new spring line is full of it! We’ve pulled together images that show off color schemes that are just a little outside the norm, and they work. The secret is being fearless and using the unexpected colors to your advantage.
Who says red and blue have to be nautical?
Dressing down the overly formal
Define your space
There’s a lot going on in this room, but it works thanks to the walls – a true neutral on the walls and the rest of the room would have seemed jarring. But with the subtle color that ties in to the art, the rug, and the pillows, the rest of the room comes into focus in an amazing, energetic way.