Decor & Pillows

Apr 7

Get the Look: Pink Home Office

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Get the look of this girly, home office

Sometimes you just want to take a room to an unabashedly girly place, and that’s certainly what we did with this home office. Dare to mix pink with animal print — they aren’t as different as you may expect. We brought together our Antelope Rug with Suzanne Kasler’s Peony Pink Linen.

 
Apr 1

3 Spring-Approved Pillow Combinations for Your Sofa

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Neutral sofa with pillows and artwork

Pillow covers are the hardest working tool in your decorating arsenal. A well placed pillow can ‘pouf!’ give your room a whole new color palette. Not to mention they’re functional, relatively inexpensive compared to most other pieces in your living room or bedroom, and they’re easy to find. But did you know you can order a pillow cover in any of our fabrics? Because of that, it’s simple to get that perfectly coordinated collection of pillows in your home — the ones you usually only see in designer spaces. We’ve pulled together some full-proof combinations to help you get a designer look using our custom pillows in some of our beloved fabrics.

 
Mar 24

A History of the Obelisks

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There’s just something about the perfect geometry and striking form of an obelisk that has made the pyramid-topped column a popular focal point for thousands of years. Whether standing tall in the center of a park or ceremonial space — the Washington Monument comes to mind — or scaled down to create a modern object for your coffee table, the obelisk lends a sense of elegance and gravitas.

 
Jan 15

3 Winter 2016 Pillow Collections

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Blush pink pillows mixed with bold animal print

Pillow covers are the hardest working tool in your decorating arsenal. A well placed pillow can ‘pouf!’ give your room a whole new color palette. Not to mention they’re functional, relatively inexpensive compared to most other pieces in your living room or bedroom, and they’re easy to find. But did you know you can order a pillow cover in any of our fabrics? Because of that, it’s simple to get that perfectly coordinated collection of pillows in your home — the ones you usually only see in designer spaces. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite fabrics to help you get a designer look using our custom pillows in some of our beloved fabrics.

 
Jan 7

Pretty in Pink: Pantone 2016 Color of the Year

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Pantone's Rose Quartz color of the year

We’re tickled pink over Pantone’s 2016 Color of the Year. This year, the color experts selected a duo of shades to share the honor: Rose Quartz and Serenity. Noting the natural balance between the warm rose and cool, tranquil blue, Pantone said the two shades inspired peace and order — something we all crave in our daily lives. And if you’ve seen our most recent catalog, you already know that we are unabashedly in love with pink right now.

 
Jan 4

The Artist Behind Our Painterly Patterns

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Ballard Designs Thandie Watercolor Bedding Collection with a hand-painted watercolor pattern

From free-form stripes to imperfect dots and vibrant watercolor florals, painterly patterns are making their mark in home decor — and we’re embracing the free-spirited look. The bright, artistic flourishes and fluid style are a cheery counterpoint to rectangular rooms full of straight lines and dark finishes.

 
Oct 2

1 Mantel, Decorated from October to December

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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: