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Aug24

Decorating Your Outdoor Space for Fall

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Let nature be your focal point

Pool party season may soon come to a close, but it doesn’t mean you have to go indoors. In fact, we’re looking forward to cooler days and nights. And those cooler temps of fall make it an ideal time to be outside and enjoy your patio a little longer. Which is why we’re thinking of ways to bring fall to our porch and patio. Here’s what we’re thinking:

 
Aug21

How to Pick Paint Colors for your Room

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Benjamin Moore's Going to the Chapel paint color

Sometimes it feels as if picking just the right shade of paint can be an elusive task. We know some of you feel the same way, because we get tons of questions about the topic. So we decided to take your most frequently asked questions about paint and picking colors to an expert, color consultant and interior designer, Jennifer Ott of Jennifer Ott Design, LLC.

 
Aug10

Our Sofa Style Guide

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European-inspired sofa styles from Ballard Designs

With so many sofa styles out there, how can you possibly decide which one makes the most sense in your space? The options can be overwhelming, so we sat down and did the hard work for you.

 
Aug3

Conquer Your Junk Drawer For Good

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Organize and conquer your junk drawer

Junk drawers! Everyone has them, and no matter how often we organize and straighten them they’re back to their unkept, impossible-to-find-anything selves in a matter of days. Well, it appears that one of our employees may have solved her junk drawer problem for good. She put our Original Home Office Desk Organizer in her pantry, and voila, all those little things that land in the junk drawer can be sorted, stored, and tidy!

 
Jul28

3 Ways to Use our Paulette Pantry

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Ballard Designs Paulette Pantry

Our favorite products to introduce each season are the ones that we’ve designed to solve a problem. There’s nothing more rewarding than hearing from our customers about an issue they have in their home and dreaming up a way to fix it. That’s precisely why we’re so excited about our Paulette Pantry Cabinet. This piece has a modest footprint but huge potential for keeping all your pantry items, cookware, serve ware, wine, and other kitchen necessities organized and on hand, but it also has huge potential outside of the kitchen too. In this post, we’ll show you 3 ways to put our Paulette Pantry to work!

 
Jul27

Warming Trends: Our Fall 2015 Collection

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Inspiration for our Fall 2015 catalog

When you’re smack-dab in the middle of the dog days of summer, it’s hard to even think about fall. But we think you’ll reconsider once you get a glimpse of the luscious pages of our August-September catalog. While you’re waiting for your copy in the mail, you can read our conversation with Karen Mooney, our Senior Vice President of Brand Management, about the new catalog and some of her favorite fall looks.

 
Jul23

Inside Look: 2015 Southern Living Idea House with Bunny Williams

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2015 Southern Living Idea House designed by Bunny Williams in Charlottesville, Virginia

When the editors at Southern Living chose Charlottesville, Virginia as the site of their next Idea House, there was only one person to call: Bunny Williams. The all-star designer returned to her hometown to design the ultimate modern-day farmhouse that exudes quintessential southern charm. Nestled in the rolling hills of Bundoran Farm, a 2,300-acre conservation community, the home is full of light and life with an outdoor area perfect for entertaining and taking in the amazing views.