BEFORE AND AFTER: GATEWAY MASTER BEDROOM

Apparently our nesting instincts are getting us prepared for what I consider the slumber months. We’ve yet to feel the fall crisp air here in Atlanta, however I’ve been working on a number of bedrooms that usher in cozy and…
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FABRIC HUNTED, FABRIC FOUND

Beautiful, isn’t it? Such that I almost went nuts trying to find it. I’m one of those people that take pride in recognizing fabrics, paint colors, furniture styles, etc. I’m pretty good at hunting them down, too but this one…
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FIND COMFORT IN VELVET

Velvet is one of those fabrics some love to hate. It was the crimson dress with the itchy lace collar you wore on Christmas of ’77 that made you vow to never wear it again. Or velvet may signify fonder…
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SMITTEN BY: THOM FILICIA FOR CALICO CORNERS

Have you seen Thom Filicia’s new fabric collection at Calico Corners? Yumm…Using bold colors and prints, he’s designed a versatile selection of ethnic patterns, stripes, solids, linens, jacquards, and tweeds suitable for any room in your home. Pick a fabric,…
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FUNKADELIC “STACEAGE” FABRICS AT LEWIS AND SHERON

Can you dig it? The remix of bold, fearless color on timeless classics…it’s like Louis XV meets the Jetsons. Stacey Sheron, the great-granddaughter of Lewis & Sheron founder Harry Lewis, has truly taken the family business to “Staceage.” The company’s…
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IMAN: FROM RUNWAY TO ROOM WITH IMAN HOME

Yesterday, model Iman launched the IMAN Home Spring 2011 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Mercedes-Benz Star Lounge at The Tent at Lincoln Center in New York City. Iman pictured with Elle Decor Editor-at-Large, Carlos Mota This collection is an…
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PATTERN PLAY – LA FIORENTINA

Geometrics are one of my favorite patterns in fabrics and floors. Fresh, modern, and timeless they look fantastic in any style home and decor. David Hick’s La Fiorentina has always been at the top of the list of designers’ picks…
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The Beginner’s Guide to Mixing Patterns

For a beginner, accent pillows are a great place to start when experimenting with colors, textures, and patterns. Blend contemporary with traditional by using patterns with sophisticated color palettes. Try using patterns that vary in scale to add interest to…
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