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Dark and Stormy Decor

Tweet I would describe my personal design style as being a bit dark and stormy. While I can appreciate things like country cottage and shabby chic, the sweetness of it isn’t something I naturally gravitate toward. Whether a room is … Continue reading

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Hayward Park Residence II

Tweet A reclaimed wood cabinet does double-duty as both a mail/key drop off area and bar in the entry space. A custom Moroccan pendant hangs in the entry space and casts gorgeous shadows on the ceiling and surrounding walls. A … Continue reading

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Come on Over! Styling Your Holiday Home

Tweet Whether you’re like me, and the thought of having large groups of people over gives you hives, or you’re the frequently entertaining-type, it’s the time of year to invite folks over to fill our homes with the love, laughter … Continue reading

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We’re An Official One Kings Lane Affiliate!

Tweet We are so excited to announce that we’ve been approved as a One Kings Lane affiliate! We have been in love with OKL since the day it began and being able to offer their collection of products through our … Continue reading

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The Art of Creating an Eclectic Style

Tweet I’ve written before about eclectic style, and it occurred to me that it was definitely time to revisit the topic. With the increasing popularity of HGTV, and a slew of shows like Design on a Dime, Dear Genevieve, and … Continue reading

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The Religion of Lovely Things

Tweet The name of our shop is often confused with the words I painted on the outside of our black awnings. In a fit of inspiration one day I decided to add the words, “Beautiful Things” to our storefront. While … Continue reading

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Eternal Decemberist

Tweet   An aside: 2011 was a year full of opportunities, changes and challenges on both personal and professional levels.  When I stop to think about it (and I often do),  I am overwhelmed with the amount of love our … Continue reading

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Bringing Back the Bar

Tweet The 50′s and 60′s are amazing examples of entertaining done right. Details mattered, inviting people over was always a big deal, and even casual after work drinks were served in decorative highballs. What drink doesn’t taste better in a … Continue reading

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Weddings, Online Shop and Other Wonderfulness

Tweet Changing the format of our blog meant shifting content into specific buckets. While this makes things so much easier to find, it also means that unless you’re looking, you may miss our latest work!

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Modern Romantic – Simple Seductive Style

Tweet How would I describe a romantic room? I don’t think of it as a room where the romance necessarily happens, but a space that inspires a romantic feeling. The Fontana Park Design Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal (above) is a … Continue reading

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