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January 20, 2011

Get quilted

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Ligne Roset is all about the quilt this season!

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December 30, 2010

2011 Color of the Year

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Liven up 2011 with honeysuckle!

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The Buzziskin 3D Tile

3d-tiles Recently nominated for Interior Design Magazine’s Best of Year Awards (BoY) as an Eco Product are the Buzziskin 3D Tiles. Not unlike their parent company by the name of Buzzispace, this brand new 3D tile infuses vibrant colors into a self-adhering, upcycled PET-waste product that brightens up an office space.

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December 08, 2010

3D Recycled Wallpaper

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Can't commit to a paint color (or, if you're a renter, the landlord won't allow you to)? Jaime Salm’s new Paperforms are a three-dimensional textured wall panel that add both color and texture to a room. The panels are 12x12, and can be attached with double stick tape or more permanently with wallpaper paste. Paperforms come in a few different designs and colors which are whimsical as well as geometrical, adding an air of sophistication to the potentially quirky wall coverings. The colors are bright or neutral, the neutrals being my favorites as they emphasize the three-dimensional nature of the panels through shadow.

*Paperforms are made from 100% post and pre-consumer waste paper, which makes them affordable as well as environmentally friendly.

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October 26, 2010

Color, color everywhere!

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Apartment Therapy's colorful color round-up!

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October 05, 2010

Festive fall flooring

Flor-fall-colors The season's change of color often inspires decor changes in the home. Bright jewel tones are everywhere this fall, including on your Flor.

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September 27, 2010

Home Infatuation modern gifts for the home

Modern-red-wreath Want to give a gift that will be in family stories for years to come? If you’re struggling to give something special, think about the Great Outdoors. As homeowners spend more time outside than in, gifts that add fashion to the patio or sunroom are not only unexpected, but will actually be used. Many homeowners consider this space an outdoor extension of their indoors. So when selecting a gift for an outdoor room, consider items that provide a function, reflect the personality of homeowners and complement their decorating style. Start a thoughtful tradition with gifts that celebrate the home.
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September 25, 2010

8 TRICKS TO TREAT YOUR HOME THIS FALL

From Andrea Evans, Interior Design Expert & Owner of In The Pink Boutique

Fall-color-trends 1.) When decorating for fall, be sure take advantage of all of the colors on the fall palette: deep reds, warm browns, pale mauves, vibrant purples, and the more traditional orange and yellow shades of pumpkins and fall vegetables.

2.) To bring charm to your entryway add golden, red, and orange maple leaves to a plain wheat wreath for your front door and plant red and orange mums in outdoor planters.

3.) Set your table and spruce up your kitchen. Create a centerpiece out of small pumpkins, maple leaves, berries, feathers, and seed pods.

4.) Use strategic fall accessories to bring elegance to each room. Place autumn berry vines in the window sills, and autumn colored throw pillows and blankets on the couch.Colorful candles, simple pictures, and wooden pumpkins give your living space a charming feel.

Bilbao-weiman 5.) Look for furniture pieces that are neutral and warm in color and fabric. Gold, brown, and mocha couches work especially well for the fall season. To create a warm, cozy feel, decorate with a few wooden furniture accents that complement the couch such as a coffee table and end tables. Only use three or four pieces in your living area to avoid clutter and keep the look contemporary. (Pictured - Bilbao from Weiman)

6.) Don’t forget candles! Carve out the center of fruits and vegetables such as apples and pumpkins to create votive holders, and use larger pumpkins for pillar candle holders. Even when not lit candles bring warmth and beauty in their season’s colors. Fall-fruit-sculpture

7.) Tuck small pumpkins, Indian corn, and apples into corners of vanities in the bathrooms and bedside tables.

8.) Tie your fall décor together by making your home smell like fall. Boil three cups of water, and reduce to a simmer. Add four cinnamon sticks, one teaspoon vanilla extract, two teaspoons of ground cinnamon, half a teaspoon of nutmeg and slices of oranges and apples. Allow to steep for thirty minutes, remove from heat, and let the fragrance fill the air!

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August 29, 2010

Fall fashion trends for the home

hbz-wu-falltrends2010-de-3936168.jpg The runway and the living room -- not so different this fall!

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August 24, 2010

Fire it up for Fall

Modern-small-firepit Fall is upon us -- at least for those residing in the Northeast. Today is a crisp 60 degrees and I am loving every cool, breezy minute of it. I will now proceed to inundate you with all things Autumn -- starting with the fireplace! See more!

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