Hot Pink & Bright Orange Garden Planters

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Pink & Orange Large Tree Pots | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Bright Pink and Orange garden planting pots add modern colorful style to any garden. These large potting containers are perfect for showcasing smaller trees and bushes in a space constrained environment in urban settings. I can also see these fun sherbert-inspired colored gardening planters lining the side of a beautiful turquoise-hued pool.

5 Fire Pits to Warm Your Outdoor Living Space

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Palm Springs outdoor gas fire pit table from Agio. Granite Flower Oriflamme glass burning fire pit from All Backyard Fun. Avila Fire Pit Dining Table by O.W. Lee. Agio Table top Urn – mini fire pit idea for an exotic summer outdoor dinner tablescape. Great Outdoor Rooms coffee table crystal burning fire pit combination. Images copyright of respective companies. Home … Read More

From Blah to Ah! Design Pro Shares 3 Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

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Smith Kitchen Design Project: Backsplash implemented in light reflecting glass tiles. Illuminate and Brighten. Glass tiles are very popular and are often used in contemporary kitchen design projects, eclectic kitchens, and transitional kitchens. The reflective qualities of glass tile are a great source of light and color, and help to create the visual illusion that your kitchen is much bigger … Read More

Chic Outdoor Water Features

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Blue Lily Pad Cascading Fountain |

Lily Pad fountain at InMod. Polished Bowl Fountain from Stone Forest. Kata natural stone water fountain from Oracle Fountains. Rocca Water Fountain from Alfresco Home. Images copyright of respective companies. Home Decor Buyer Resource: InMod,  Stone Forest,  Oracle Fountains, Al Fresco Home

No Boys Allowed! The Ultimate Girly-Girl Bath Spa

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It’s well known that I have a deep admiration for the color pink, so when I saw how Azulejos Alcor used several hues of pinks intermingled with extraordinary patterns in their tile installation for this bathroom, my heart was set aflutter. Isn’t it amazing? True it may be ‘color kryptonite’ to the men in our lives, but really is that … Read More

Bedroom & Accent Furniture: Decorating Dreams of a French Chateau

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Accentrics Home by Pulaski Furniture Ardenay bedroom inspired french chateau style. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Ardenay Collection: French Chateau Inspired Bedroom Design The classically inspired French style Ardenay bedroom collection by Accentrics Home by Pulaski features lovingly distressed oak veneered carved wood furniture like the mirror frame inspired upholstered and tufted headboard, the demi-lune nightstands detailed with carved frieze, and the rectangular mirror with romantic, chest of drawers. Tracey Gibson, the designer behind this Accentrics … Read More

DEKTON by Cosentino: Innovating How We Think of Surface Materials

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Last year, during the Kitchen and Bath Show (KBIS) the brilliant engineering minds at Cosentino (You may know them for another wonderful surface material, Silestone.) gave the Blogtour New Orleans team a sneak peek at the new and groundbreaking surface material DEKTON that they had developed.  The entire Blogtour team was immediately smitten with the beauty of the product, and … Read More

Design Road Trip: In Detail Interiors – Pensacola’s Prettiest Decor Shop

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In Detail Interiors pink ottoman and light tan sofa |  The Decorating Diva, LLC

It came as no surprise when we visited In Detail Interiors that we found ourselves surrounded by effervescent bursts of delicious color-infused décor, as it was a perfect example of the impeccable style of the designing woman behind the vivaciously, vibrant and very chic home décor and design showroom – the award-winning interior designer, Cheryl Clendenon. Come take a virtual … Read More

Four Home Décor Fashion Trends for Fall 2014: Cabinets & Chests

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Ocean Chest by Accentrics Home | The Decorating Diva, LLC

French Provincial Elegance Ocean Chest by Accentrics Home by Pulaski: Romance and whimsy are gracefully ushered into any room in which this beautiful chest has a commanding presence. This three-drawer wood chest with a Sea Foam blue distressed finish, elaborate brocade details  and organically, curvy drawer pull-handles – each finished with romantic leaf prints on the ends fills the room … Read More

Vintage & Antique Shopping: 15 Fabulous Finds at the Antique & Design Center

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Exotic tea serving set - Wunderly | The Decorating Diva, LLC

1.  This exotic tea serving set, with an intricately embossed silver tray, teapot and a set of three deep amethyst colored tea glasses wrapped in delicate silver trim, was one of several Middle Eastern treasures at Wunderly. 2.  Beautiful nearly translucent vase with detailed gold embellishments and pretty cameo in center found at Del Ray and Associates. 3. The back … Read More