Bedroom & Accent Furniture: Decorating Dreams of a French Chateau

Carmen NatschkeSpotlight: Decor & Furniture

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

Carmen NatschkeSpotlight: Decor & Furniture


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

10 Home Decor Trends for Kitchen & Bath Designs at I Saloni 2014

Carmen NatschkeDecor by X, To the Trade: Design Shows & Events

Kitchen Trends 2015 dekton by cosentino kitchen counter surface trend spotted at Rifra Eurocucina | The Decorating Diva, LLC

The 2014 I Saloni design fair in Milan was brimming with gorgeous and evocative illustrations of what’s next in interior design trends for kitchen and bath.  Many of the following home decorating trends, I believe, will be strong for the latter portion of 2014 and will be an integral component of bath and kitchen design in 2015 and beyond. 1. Model Silhouettes … Read More