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Jul23

Inside Look: 2015 Southern Living Idea House with Bunny Williams

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.

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Jul22

Decorating Dilemma: Katie’s Formal Living & Dining Room

Decorating a living and dining room with dark paint

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.

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Jul21

5 Tips for Carving out a Kid’s Homework Space

Back to School Work Spaces for Kids

Much to your child’s chagrin, the start of a new school year means the onslaught of homework, school projects, and studying. If you’ve got a busy, school-age child, a dedicated workspace is a must. No more taking over the dining room table!

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Jul20

2 Small Space, Back-to-School Entryways

Back to School-ready entryway

When a new school year starts, the air is ripe with possibilities. It’s also ripe with papers, backpacks, school supplies, permission slips, lunch boxes, tennis shoes, and sports equipment. And it seems like no matter how many times you say, “Hang up your coat” or “Put away your backpack,” your entryway or mudroom will indefinitely become a drop zone for whatever comes in the door. Which is why it’s so important to put some thought into this space, so when school starts, you’re ready to tackle the busy days without having to worry about your home will take a beating.

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Jul17

We’re Traveling to: East Hampton

Home decor inspired by the Hamptons and New England

When we think of summer, we think of summer vacation of course! And if you’re taking a vacation over the next few months, chances are you’re headed to some kind of beach. There’s something about the water that really inspires all of the senses, so we’re letting our wanderlust guide our inspiration for a new series! In our We’re Traveling Series, we’re letting some of the locations on our must-see list guide our home decor choices.

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Jul16

Dreaming of Paris with Suzanne Kasler’s Fall 2015 Collection

Suzanne Kasler's new collection for Ballard Designs

Suzanne Kasler just keeps topping herself. After introducing her best-selling line of accessories, linens and lighting, our tireless design partner is dreaming up romantic headboards for the bedroom. And all her signature colors come together in a beautifully curated art collection. With so much to talk about, we couldn’t wait to get together with Suzanne to find out what inspired her latest collection.

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Jul15

Decorating Dilemma: Lindsey’s Living Room

TV placement in a living 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.

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