Let’s talk wallcoverings. They are a critical part of setting the mood in any space. Walls are a great place to add color, pattern and texture. Glam them up or tone them down using paint (typically the least expensive route), wallpaper (more expensive, but great way to incorporate pattern) or fabric (typically the most expensive). From vintage to modern, I’ve rounded up a rooms that have walls with a wow factor:
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As the fall months approach, it’s a great time to refresh your home. I’ve noticed that I’m gravitating to cool whites and deep indigo blues. Although not typically associated with the fall, the color palette is a great one for any season. It’s timeless. Here are a few swoon worthy fall favorites that caught my eye.
1 // aligre table lamp
2 // resin party bucket
4 // marbleized vessel
5 // wool rug
6 // feather fabric
7 // birch log bundle
Need a little dose of sophisticated, yet relaxed Hampton style? Take a peek into the Hampton Designer Showhouse 2015 featuring 25 top tier interior designers. Located at 233 Old Sage Harbor Road in Bridgehampton, New York the designers transformed the barn style house into a decorating masterpiece. One notable trend throughout the home was the use of the color blue. I’ve pulled a few images of the showhouse featuring the the hue that typifies coastal living.
Foyer // Elissa Grayer Interior Design
For over 25 years, Traditional Home has featured beautifully appointed show homes across the country and the Hampton Designer Showhouse continues to be a favorite,” commented Ann Omvig Maine, editor in chief, Traditional Home. “Year after year, the participating designers continue to surprise and delight us, creating beautiful spaces which we showcase prominently in our coverage. It’s for these reasons Traditional Home is thrilled to serve as the National Media Sponsor for 7 consecutive years.”
Bedroom 3 // Hagins & Mortimer Design
Mudroom // Scot Meacham Wood Design
This of course is just a small selection of the beautiful designs showcased this year. To get a grand tour, showhouse is open to the public now through Labor Day, September 7, 2015. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.hamptondesignershowhouse.com.
*photo credit: Phillip Ennis Photography
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Festive, without being cheesy. That’s what I love about this July 4th tablescape pictured above. Your Independence Day backyard picnic can also patriotic without overloading on stars and stripes by simply keeping to a red, white and blue color scheme. Here are a few items perfect for stylish July 4th outdoor entertaining:
*first image via BHG