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Aug 26

Feature Friday: Light, Bright Kitchen Makeover

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Kitchen design from Julie Holloway of Milk & Honey Home blog

In our Feature Friday series, we’ll be highlighting the homes of some of our favorite bloggers and designers. We love the way they’ve used our products in their spaces, so we thought we’d bring these bright ideas to you!

This Friday, we are putting the spotlight on the room where many of us spend the most time — the kitchen! Julie Holloway of Milk and Honey Home is a residential and commercial designer who was faced with a kitchen, breakfast nook, and family room renovation in Peachtree Corners, Georgia.

 
Aug 12

A Late Summer Look for Your Front Door

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A late summer look for your front door with a chinoserie door mat, blue planter, and hanging basket

As the old saying goes, you only have one chance to make a first impression, and that’s why we think it’s important to add some finishing touches to your front door. It doesn’t take a lot, but a nice welcome mat, some greenery, and a wreath on the door can make a world of difference. And give your guests and neighbors a hint to the fabulously stylish space you’ve created on the inside. Here are our picks for creating a front door for late summer and early Fall:

 
Aug 11

Kate Singer’s Great Room in the 2016 Hampton Designer Showhouse

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Each year, we look forward to sponsoring the Traditional Home Hampton Designer Showhouse. It’s the closest we Atlantans get to experiencing the ultimate summer in such an iconic coastal locale. This year’s team of renowned designers created the quintessential beach house, complete with seaside style and an invitingly serene vibe. Designer Kate Singer decorated the great room using Ballard Designs product, and we’re thrilled to share it with you. We got a chance to chat with Kate, who gave us a few insider tips.

 
Aug 9

Get the Look: Yellow & Teal Breakfast Nook

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Get the look of this breakfast nook in yellow and teal

When we were designing the cover of our most recent catalog, we couldn’t help but be drawn to this bright color palette of buttery yellow and vibrant teal. They just work together so beautifully, especially when tempered with a healthy dose of white. Find all of the pieces in this room below:

 
Aug 2

3 Ways to Use our Harper Bar

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3 ways to use our Harper Bar

While we all want our house to be beautiful, it’s even more important that it functions for our life. That’s why we love creating furniture pieces that are hardworking and functional for modern life. We’re excited to introduce our new Harper Bar which is packed with storage for all of your barware, but with brass accents and sleek lines, it’s a piece that brings instant chic to your space. Of course if you have no use for a bar, we can imagine a few other ways to use this gorgeous piece!

 
Aug 1

How to Arrange Pillows on Your Bed

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How to arrange pillows on your bed

Bedrooms can be a tough place to decorate — especially when it comes to making a beautiful bed. There are just so many options for bedding and so many ways to make your bed! One aspect of bed making that we’re ready to demystify is the bed pillows. There really aren’t many rules, but we do think certain arrangement work better than others. See our suggestions below for how to arrange your pillows:

 
Jul 29

Video: Decorating a Classic Southern Porch & Patio

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Every year, we look forward to the unveiling of the Southern Living Idea House, and this one was no exception. Of course we were delighted to see our outdoor furniture on the porch and patio, so we sat down with Margaret Kirkland to hear all about her inspiration for the space. She used pieces from Suzanne Kasler’s Directoire Collection, as well as our Sunday Porch Swing. In the video above she shares her inspiration!