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All that Shines: Decorating for Christmas with Suzanne Kasler

By |Oct 9, 2015|Decorating, Design Experts, Featured, Holiday Decorating, Suzanne Kasler|0 Comments

Suzanne Kasler's 2015 Holiday Collection

It’s our favorite time of year, and nobody does the holidays better than our dear friend and designer, Suzanne Kasler. This year, Suzanne is dreaming of Christmas in color — with lots of sparkle on top. She’s bringing back her signature Holiday Plaid and iconic antlers with even more ornaments that all have one thing in common: shimmer and shine. We got together with Suzanne at her office in Atlanta to talk about her holiday collection.  


Get the Look: Leather & Fur Bedroom

By |Oct 8, 2015|Color Palettes, Decorating|1 Comment

Get the look of a light and airy bedroom with leather and fur accents

This bedroom from our Holiday catalog is one of our favorites. It perfectly balances that light and airy feel we always love in a bedroom with moody accents, like faux fur and a leather headboard. It’s modern, but classic. Light and dark. Interesting but serene. It’s a bedroom we certainly wouldn’t mind having in our own home.


Decorating Dilemma: Michaela’s Family Room

By |Oct 7, 2015|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments

Decorating a family room with navy blue

Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.


How to Set Up a Buffet on a Dining Table or Sideboard

By |Oct 5, 2015|Dining Rooms, Entertaining, Fall, Featured, Holiday Entertaining, How To, Tabletop, Tips & Ideas|1 Comment

How to Set up a buffet for parties or family gatherings

It’s the season for entertaining, which means if you haven’t already started planning your holiday gathering or family events, you will be soon! As they should, most get togethers revolve around food, so while you don’t have to make things complicated, it’s always important to put some advanced thought into either making or buying something (hey, we aren’t above prepared dishes or catering!) delicious for your guests. The next step is setting up a buffet, which can sometimes feel intimidating.

We’re going to walk you through it, step by step — whether you’re using your dining table or a sideboard!


1 Mantel, Decorated from October to December

By |Oct 2, 2015|Decor & Pillows, Decorating, Featured, Holiday Decorating, Living Rooms, Tips & Solutions|3 Comments

1 Mantel from October through December

It seems as though as soon as you’ve decorated your fireplace mantel for Fall, it’s time to do a whole new look for Christmas! This year, we’re taking on a new strategy — we’re decorating our mantel bit by bit. We’re using the same pieces from early Fall through Christmas, just adding things here and there. Here’s how we did it:


Celebrating the Holidays with Bunny Williams

By |Oct 1, 2015|Bunny Williams, Decorating, Design Experts, Entertaining, Entertaining Experts, Featured, Holiday Decorating, Holiday Entertaining, Tips & Ideas|0 Comments

Bunny Williams' Holiday Collection for Ballard Designs

Now that our holiday catalog is unwrapped, we can finally talk about our favorite things, and that includes our second holiday collection with world-renowned designer, Bunny Williams. Inspired by her own collected treasures from holidays past, she’s helping us celebrate the holidays the only way we know how: with unforgettable style. We recently spoke with Bunny about her new collection and how she celebrates Christmas.


Decorating Dilemma: Nikki’s Family Room

By |Sep 30, 2015|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments

Decorating a boring family room

Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.