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Aug 6

Decorating Dilemma: Jenny’s Family Room

By |Aug 6, 2014|Decorating Dilemmas|2 Comments|

Jenny's Coastal 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.

Aug 5

Using Outdoor Pieces Indoors

By |Aug 5, 2014|Decorating, Outdoor Living, Tips & Solutions|1 Comment|

We love to share spaces from interior designers who use our furniture pieces. They always have fresh takes on our favorite items, and today is no exception! Jana Bek is an interior designer with a fantastic eye for color and an even better sense of style. Through Bek Design, she works with clients all over the country to design spaces that suit her clients’ needs and budget. Today, she’s sharing with us several ways that she uses outdoor furniture pieces indoors!

Aug 4

Fall Color Palettes: Copper and Tangerine

By |Aug 4, 2014|Decorating, Living Rooms, Tips & Solutions|2 Comments|

Fall color palette with copper and oranges

It’s still August, so you’re certainly thinking, fall color palette? Are you crazy? It’s still 90+ degrees outside. And we understand, we really do, but sometimes dreaming of cooler weather gives you a nice reprieve from the scorching summer heat. Which is why we’re getting inspired to feather our Fall nest!

Aug 1

6 Must-Haves for Your Side Table

By |Aug 1, 2014|Decorating, Living Rooms, Tips & Solutions|3 Comments|

Styling side tables

When it comes to living room furniture, the coffee table gets all the glory. Aside from the sofa, it’s one of the first items people look to purchase when they’re setting up house for the first time or upgrading from the hand-me-downs of college days past.  It’s easy to understand how the much smaller side table might be easily overlooked, but we’d argue that it’s just as important a player. These flexible pieces of furniture offer a place to set a drink, provide storage, and, depending on the style of the table, pinch hit as an extra seat or a mini-bar.

Even if your side table isn’t front and center, it’s still worth taking the time to style it like you would your coffee table to create a balanced space that reflects your personality. Read on to find out what our favorite must-haves are for a well-styled side table.

Jul 30

Decorating Dilemma: Christine’s Open Floor Plan

By |Jul 30, 2014|Decorating Dilemmas|0 Comments|

Decorating an open floor plan

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.

Jul 29

August – October 2014 Paint Colors

By |Jul 29, 2014|Catalog Paint Colors, Decorating, Featured|21 Comments|

Kendall Charcoal by Benjamin Moore

Because we shoot in real homes, we are not always at liberty to paint the walls. In those cases, we have chosen paint colors that best match the wall color in the photo. Please be aware that color may vary due to various light conditions, finish and other factors.  Therefore, it’s always a great idea to test a paint sample on your wall first. We use Benjamin Moore paint, but most paint stores can match any color.

Jul 28

Inside Look: 2014 Palmetto Bluff Idea House with Suzanne Kasler

By |Jul 28, 2014|Decorating, Design Experts, Featured, Suzanne Kasler, Tips & Solutions|4 Comments|

SLideahouse_2014_2

Every year, Southern Living pulls together a talented team of designers to build a home from the ground up that exemplifies southern style. The stage was set with the location of the 2014 Idea House: Palmetto Bluff, smack dab in the middle of Carolina Lowcountry. This year’s dream team, Interior Designer Suzanne Kasler and Architect Ken Pursley, was up to the task. Together, they created a lighter, fresher approach to living. The storybook vacation home, surrounded by pine trees and nestled beside a lake, is complete with a back porch that offers unrivaled views of the sunrise. We got together with Suzanne to talk about the design and what inspired her.