Dining Room Furniture {An Eclectic Mix}

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More and more I'm seeing dining room furniture sets being broken up and replaced with an eclectic mix of styles and/or colors. The matchy-matchy concept first started to fall by the wayside with living room furniture some time ago. Remember the leather sofa, love seat, and chair that seemed to be common in most households? Not so much any more. Current dining rooms appear to be following this trend, and I can say I'm totally on board with the … [Read more...]

Freshen Your Space With Spring Decorating Trends {Guest Post}

Hey There!  My name is Tiffany and my blog is called Living Savvy.  I am an interior designer who loves to share DIY projects and client projects! With spring right around the color I know we are all craving a little freshness in the air and in our homes.  Here are some tips on how to freshen your space just in time for spring! Mixing Metals 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6   For a while I would never be caught dead with … [Read more...]

Decorated With Gold Yet?

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Are you old enough to remember the style of the 80's? I've heard that if fashion is going to repeat itself, it's usually in a 30 year cycle. If we apply this rule, then it makes sense why gold is the metal that's showing up everywhere. {via} {via}   {via}   Although I've embraced gold's comeback in fashion for the past couple of years in my jewelry and accessory choices, I've been a little more cautious when it comes to decorating … [Read more...]

Is the Pouf Here to Stay?

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As I look at the changing colors outside, I would definitely say fall is here. Don't you just love the way the sun shines a little differently this time of year, and every morning brings with it a new landscape? Having such a gorgeous weekend, I was able to finally get my front door painted (more on that later this week) and I started to do some fall decorating. Although my focus was on the exterior spaces of our home, I couldn't help but notice … [Read more...]

Do Trends Influence How You Decorate?

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We've had amazing weather the past couple of weeks, but I can't help notice that most stores have waved good-bye to summer. Displays have been changed to moodier shades and my inbox is bombarded with new fall product previews and color stories. As much as I like to stay on top of trends, I only choose items that "speak to me" for my home, despite what this year's hottest color or must-have items may be. Believe me, this is something I've learned … [Read more...]

Spring Trendspotting {Florals}

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Although we had a very mild winter this year, spring is definitely taking its time to arrive where I live. Last week it snowed almost every night and today we're supposed to get even more, combined with heavy winds- oh joy! I'm trying to stay optimistic, but it's all becoming too much! Over the weekend I was thinking about what I love about spring and why I want it hurry up and get here so much (besides the warm weather). My son and I went to … [Read more...]