SEE THIS MEDIA ROOM MAKEOVER WITH BOLD SATURATED COLOR

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While everyone is going light and bright, we just can’t get enough of using rich color! Have you admired dark, moody rooms in a magazine and want this look in your home?  If the answer is yes, then look no further than this recent media room transformation. We enveloped the walls and trim with the most intriguing shade of blue, Tempe Star by Sherwin Williams. Some call it moody while others call it romantic, however, we…

THE GATHERING PLACE

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After a long work week, the last thing on your mind is hosting a gathering in your home. At least it is for me. For many of us downtime is a delicacy much like fine wine or chocolate. Just recently I’ve become accustomed to my children’s independence which gives me time to take a nap in the middle of the afternoon or catch up on a new TV series. However, it wasn’t until the redesign of…

3 WAYS TO COMPROMISE WHEN DECORATING WITH YOUR SPOUSE

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DESIGN: ERIKA WARD INTERIORS I laugh aloud each time a client complains about their spouse’s interest in home decor. I remember the shock I felt when my husband vetoed my preferred paint color. I never expected him to care, much less have an opinion. We’ve come a long way since then and actually love involving him, as I should, in the process.  In this post I provide my best advice for creating a home you will both love. IN…

OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH ROWE FURNITURE + ROBIN BRUCE #MYROWEDESIGN

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Hello Friends! We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Rowe Furniture + REstyleSource as Design Brand Ambassadors for 2019! This campaign is a pretty big deal! Each year upholstery powerhouse Rowe Furniture and Robin Bruce selects three of today’s most influential voices in design to share their unique perspective. Using our favorite fabrics and frame styles from their expansive line of upholstery and casegoods, we look forward to sharing our room inspiration, the process, and of…

GO BEHIND THE CURTAIN OF OUR CHASTAIN PARK REVEAL!

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What happens when you can’t decide on colors for your home but need to move forward with choosing furniture and finishes? YOU ENTER INTO NEUTRAL TERRITORY. Last spring we were asked to fully furnish a client’s new home in four weeks. Our key to getting it done so quickly was focusing on creating a neutral foundation while also incorporating items with interesting materials and texture. I know what you’re thinking, “How does a self-professed color lover…

FIND HAPPINESS AT THE ATLANTA HOLIDAY HOME AND TOP TIPS FOR BRINGING IDEAS HOME

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Are you critical of those who put up their Christmas tree before Thanksgiving? You may want to reassess your thoughts after the findings of a recent study.  Experts have shown that early decorators are happier and in touch with their inner child. Before I visited the Atlanta Holiday Home, I was already making plans to deck our halls earlier than usual. After the challenging year we’ve had, my family could use the prolonged holiday cheer. I…

ROUND HILL HOTEL AND VILLAS

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Last week I buried my toes in the sand and basked in the sunshine of the Caribbean. Jamaica opened her arms and gave this exhausted woman a much needed escape from a nightmare of a summer. As you may or may not know, cancer tried to claim the life of our youngest son. However, I still made client visits and wore the face of a fresh-faced professional—praise The Lord for good concealer. It was tough, to…

A FRESH GUEST ROOM DESIGN FOR AN EMPTY NESTER

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For my aunt, it’s been years since the last bird left the nest. Instead of downsizing she’s decided to refresh areas of the home starting with daughter’s former bedroom. I loved reimagining this room where, as a child, we had countless sleepovers. This time I looked at it through the eyes of a visiting adult. My goal was to create a cozy guest quarters complete with all of the creature comforts one would need when away…

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ERIKA HOLLINSHEAD WARD
Wife, Mother, Designer, Renovator, and Writer


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