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How to use some of the 2017 Colors of the Year.

Greenery is an apple or grass-toned colour that Pantone Color Institute’s executive director Leatrice Eiseman describes as “anything that you can create that gives you that feeling of really being immersed in nature is a good thing.” Not keen for a whole wall. Try a Greenery sofa. Lapis Blue is bold but as Eiseman says […]

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2017 Colors you will be decorating in.

A Mixture of Vitality, Relaxation and the Great Outdoors From colors that are bright and vivid to those that convey a sense of earthiness, our top 10 colors for spring 2017 are reminiscent of the hues that surround us in nature. In conjunction with New York Fashion Week, the PANTONE Fashion Color Report provides a […]

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Selecting the correct size area rug.

Larger area rugs are growing in necessity due to the popularity of open floor plans, but every room, regardless of style or layout, can benefit from a properly placed piece. Area rugs define space, improve flow, and provide starting points for both scheme and theme. Armed with these basic pointers, you can easily choose the […]

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VELVET, the ultimate in luxury.

Elevate your living space with velvet. Used properly velvet will enhance your living space making it feel rich, warm and inviting. However, use velvet sparingly and be mindful of the colors you choose. Avoid using to much velvet in the room, otherwise it will look like a room right out of a Jane Austen novel. […]

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Color Scheme 101

The Complementary Color Scheme Complementary colors are the colors opposite one another on the color wheel. When executing a complementary color scheme use one warm color next to one cool color. The high contrast of these colors will create a vibrant look.  

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Want to instantly and easily makeover a room?

DO IT WITH PILLOWS! Changing or adding pillows is the quickest, easiest, and most economical design technique used to transform a room. By using pillows you can instantly change the mood and design scheme of any room. Pillows add interest by adding layers of color and texture, while expressing the personality of those who live […]

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2016 COLOR OF THE YEAR

2016 Colors of the Year And the winner is… ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY PANTONE 13-1520 & PANTONE 15-3919 A softer take on color for 2016: For the first time, the blending of two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity are chosen as the PANTONE Color of the Year As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as […]

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Sophisticated Neutrals

Inspired by Thibaut’s new Trade Routes collection, sophisticated neutrals like light charcoal paired with warm hues of beige and gold have become our favorite color combination for the Fall. We love to incorporate pattern and texture to add depth and dimension to a room. Mix and match wallcoverings, print, woven and embroidered fabrics throughout to […]

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The New Industrial Revolution

Warehouse renovation and the reinvention of industrial space for residential use has redefined décor. Here, sophistication is raw, elements unfinished and concepts of repurposing and redefining reign. If you’re as inspired by the industrial trend as we are, here’s a short list of basics to help achieve the look that has taken interiors by storm. […]

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BEFORE & AFTER

EASY ONE DAY BEFORE & AFTER Angela accomplished this quick guest bedroom makeover in less than a day. Angela’s tips for an easy and quick makeover, ” by adding a few new items to pieces that you may already have you can achieve that professional decorated look”. Begin with a cohesive color scheme that will […]

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