Tag: decor

Turning a Summer Place into an Autumn Oasis

I don’t know about your house, but in my home the last few weekends have been crazy. Whether it was closing the pool, buying my son cozy new sweaters or shopping with my daughter for the perfect pair of leather boots, I’ve barely had any time to relax and just take everything in. The other day, though, as I walked to my car in the brisk morning air, it finally hit me: fall is finally here.

November 01 / 2013
Author David Marine
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’500 Days of Summer’ Inspired Home Design

During a recent rainy fall weekend I re-watched the 2009 indie hit 500 Days of Summer starring Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon Levitt. Now that I am in full fledged furnish my new home mode (more to come on that later); I was impressed with how the film used apartment design and decor to amplify the subtleties of the two main characters.

Tumblr Founder & CEO Knows All About Modern and Vintage Design

Minimalist and ultra modern design seems to be all the rave these days but it can be easy to overdue the industrial elements and create a cold and clinical feeling space. Let’s take a look at David Karp’s Brooklyn loft for some rules on how to make modern interior design feel real and welcoming.

October 07 / 2013

The Walls of a Child’s Room

This summer I, along with the help of my father-in-law, completed the most complex wall hanging of my life. It was not a series of shelves for frames in the family room or hanging new shelves in the kitchen pantry. No it was an enormous decal of a T-Rex for my 2 year old’s room.

August 02 / 2013

A Grown Up Way for Displaying Posters in Your Home

Remember the days of hanging up posters in your room? A Star Wars poster on your bedroom door perhaps? Maybe Michael Jordan in a tongue wagging pose over a cowering John Stockton? Or was it Donnie Wahlberg from his NKOTB days?

March 26 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Category Home Decor
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Red Hot Decor Inspired By Taylor Swift

Nashville’s country-pop princess Taylor Swift has made her affinity for all things red crystal clear.

How to Grow Flowers for Your Home in the Winter

Here in the Northeast, the days are getting kind of dreary. It gets dark early. It’s getting a bit chilly and we’re constantly checking our Weather Channel app to see if snow is in the forecast. Sure our friends in Southern California, Texas and Florida are enjoying spring-like weather, but during the winter our homes could use a little something extra to brighten the place now that the holiday decor is gone.

January 16 / 2013
Author David Marine
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The Ultimate House According to Pinterest

What a dream home really looks like…according to Pinterest.

Take the Struggle Out of Hanging Wall Art & Mirrors

Sick of struggling to hang large pieces of art or heavy mirrors? We were too until we discovered this!

November 15 / 2012

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Get the Industrial Chic Look

Whether you live in a big city or a small rural town, the interior design craze that has taken off over the past few years has been the “industrial look”.

November 13 / 2012