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How to Hunt for Animal Print with Ariene Bethea

Animal print always has a way of remaining on-trend when it comes to fashion and decor, which is why it’s the perfect pop of interest to add to your space. When it comes to finding the right printed piece for your home, no one knows the search better than vintage huntress, Ariene Bethea. Ariene shares […]

5 Big Kitchen Design Trends for 2020

Next year marks the start of a new decade, and with it, a slew of new kitchen design trends that’ll feel like a major departure from the looks of the last ten years. While the all-white kitchen dominated the 2010s, the 2020s will be all about color, texture, and bringing a maximalist approach to the […]

How to Personalize Your Christmas Party with Liz Carroll

Wilmington, NC based boutique interior designer Liz Carroll is known for her love of all things entertaining, but Christmas time takes the hosting details to another level. “Christmas parties have a special feeling to them…extra lights, extra sparkle, extra care into all the details,” she says. Liz shares simple and thoughtful ideas for personalizing your […]

Statement Flooring with Jason Oliver Nixon

Jason Oliver Nixon of lifestyle brand Madcap Cottage approaches interiors with the philosophy “Never be beige and boring!” Selecting your flooring is no exception! “Have fun with your flooring and stay away from gray rugs with no pop or pizzazz,” he says. “We love to layer more graphic rugs over natural fiber rugs in that […]

Convertible Seating for the Dining Room with Mitch Danforth

When it comes to hosting a holiday meal, or any dining experience that draws a large crowd, planning the seating can be daunting. We asked interior designer and educator, Mitch Danforth to give his expert insight on the most common seating conundrums. Mitch’s advice — Begin by embracing that this is a special, out-of-the-ordinary event. […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Big Bang Theory Set

Behind The Big Bang Theory’s Set Design With Set Decorator, Ann Shea As we said goodbye to record-breaking TV series, The Big Bang Theory we are also leaving behind the eclectic geek chic set. Set decorator, Ann Shea shared her passion for her craft, giving us a last look at all the quirky design elements that […]