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Sheer Elegance

Simple panels, a drapery that is trending right now. After a long hiatus from any drapery, interior designers are finishing a room with pinch pleat and tab top panels. Theodore and Co. We love the use of short panels, just to the window sill, to emphasize the dining area. Bright mango curtains mark the start … Continue reading Sheer Elegance

4 Incredible Ways To Make A Grand Entrance

Hunt Slonem Hutch Wallpaper entry

First impressions count so make a statement with your entryway! Bold or subdued it should be special and reflect the feeling of your home. No “shrinking violets” here! This spectacular veranda in fashion designer Liza Bruce’s home shows off her dramatic flair. The vibrant color along with a carved-wood table and bench mixed with white … Continue reading 4 Incredible Ways To Make A Grand Entrance

4 Ways To Create Harmony In Your Home With Pastels

House Beautiful Purple Passion Mass Home Mary McGee Dining room

‘Tis the season for pastels. This year they are as trendy as Pantone’s 2016 colors: Serenity and Rose Quartz. If you’re looking for something that will last for many years to come that you’ll always enjoy, pastels are the perfect shades for you. Eclectic décor is timeless and creates a dynamic setting. Mary McGee designed … Continue reading 4 Ways To Create Harmony In Your Home With Pastels

How to Maximize Your Home Decor

Vanessa De Vargas colorful contemporary living room via HGTV photo by Jeri Koegel

Versatility is one of the keys to sustaining peace within a hectic multitasking lifestyle. Our wardrobes need to take us from morning to night, often with no time to change outfits for the next event. Likewise, our homes also need to be flexible and prepared for the many stages of our lives. We’ve rounded together … Continue reading How to Maximize Your Home Decor

4 Stunning Tablescapes to Inspire your Spring Holiday Entertaining

One of the highlights of the NYC Spring season is the Lenox Hill Neighborhood Spring Gala and I was very fortunate to attend last year’s soiree. Top New York interior designers created uber-spectacular tablescapes based on the “Garden of Eden.” I love working with a theme and having one is a great place to start … Continue reading 4 Stunning Tablescapes to Inspire your Spring Holiday Entertaining

Stress Free Decorating – Plan Ahead for Spring

Google’s #1 New Year 2016 resolution was “how to get rid of stress.” In response, we’re launching a “Stress Saving Series” — watch for our tips to reduce stress when you’re decorating! Don’t forget to let us know just how calm you’ve become! Tip #1: Plan Ahead One of the best ways to reduce stress … Continue reading Stress Free Decorating – Plan Ahead for Spring

Kelly Wearstler: an American Icon

Kelly Wearstler Terra Firma inspiration

Kelly Wearstler’s brand is synonymous with the soulful sophisticated California vibe. Kelly’s fabric, wallpaper and trim collections mix swagger with sparkle while maintaining a signature style that is all her own. We had the pleasure of interviewing this Architectural Digest’s Top 100 interior designer of 2016 and ask her about her newest collection for Groundworks … Continue reading Kelly Wearstler: an American Icon

4 Incredibly Clever Ways to Use Wallpaper

Stairway with wallpapered panels by designer Keith Baltimore

We’ve all seen wallpaper applied in its most classic uses: a statement powder room, a traditional dining room, a charming nursery. As wallcoverings rise in popularity, though, we’re seeing more designers thinking outside the box. We spoke to a few and got their exclusive tips! Wallpaper is often seen in more self-contained rooms, as it … Continue reading 4 Incredibly Clever Ways to Use Wallpaper