Charmingly Glamorous Design: Jamie Drake for Theodore Alexander

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Jamie Drake’s inaugural furniture and décor collection for Theodore Alexander injects a refreshing dash of whimsy into glamorous design. Jamie’s collection, reminiscent of 50s’ and 60s’ Hollywood inspired mid-century glamour, is captivatingly beautiful and posh, yet exudes a relaxed glamour and elegance that is quite warm and inviting.  Looking at Jamie’s furniture is much like looking at a beautiful woman … Read More

Kelly Hoppen’s Style Wallpaper Collection for Graham & Brown

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Kelly Hoppen’s contemporary white and Prussian Blue “Kelly’s” Ikat pattern wallpaper collection for Graham & Brown. Kelly Hoppen’s structured and striped wallpaper, the “Hoppen Stripe” in taupe and gold for Graham and Brown, conveys an understated yet shimmery, sophisticated bespoke look with glamorous metallic gold stripes contrasting against neutral taupe stripes set upon an elegant linen finish. The Russet Flock … Read More

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 high res 005

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

Majestic Lion Garden Wall Fountain

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Garden Wall Fountain Lion Head | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Romantic and regal this beautiful wall-mounted water feature adds classic elegant style to a traditionally inspired garden wall of cascading ivy or flowery vines.