Creative Cafe // Textile Artist Deborah Main

In the Creative Cafe today, the splendidly talented textile artist Deborah Main of Deborah Main Designs. Deborah shares her inspiration, passion for designing with vintage fabrics and jewelry and her sage advice to creatives. Deborah Main of Deborah Main Designs I am inspired by the things I see around me. This could be nature, everyday objects, a painting, an architectural design, the latest fashion, or on the hunt for fabric. The ...

Paris Apartment Style: 3 Chic Decoration Inspiration Boards & 5 French Home Styling Tips

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8 Beautiful, Bejeweled Color Schemes for Holiday Home Decorating

Modern Royalty: Blue & Gold Holiday Color Inspired by Dior Blue and gold Christmas home decorating color scheme inspired by Christian Dior's 1960s'  blue and gold Cabochon glass brooch (available at John Lewis).  Holiday home decor resources: Marchesa Empire Pearl Indigo dinnerware by Lenox; Arte Dona's St. Louis Thistle Gold Wine glasses; Alexa Hampton's beautiful Sasha side table at Hickory Chair; Hickory Chair's Blue and gray Jen sofa upholstered in ...

Contemporary & Feminine Loft Living Room – Step by Step Guide to Get the Look

 Design Deconstructed Huntington House Furniture "Pop of Color" Loft Living Room Creating a beautiful home design is both an artistic and scientific process. With regards to the artistic aspects of design the following (in my opinion) are necessary traits one must possess: creativity, ability to visualize an end state, an unique sense of style - a signature style so to speak, and potentially most important, an insatiable sense of curiosity coupled with ...

The Design Library – 2015 Holiday Gift Guide for the Book Lover on Your List

This year, my holiday gift guide recommendations for the book loving decorating diva on your list is comprised of three new releases covering a divine range of topics from gardens to artfully executed interiors to inspiring moments found in everyday life, and then there are three older books. These tomes, released in the last two to three years, are destined to become modern decorative arts and design classics. And in ...