The DL on Terrazzo

They say that all things come around, and this time- it’s terrazzo floors! Popular in the 1920’s- 1940’s, terrazzo is a flooring material consisting of chips of marble or granite set in concrete and polished to give a smooth surface. It is typically poured onsite, and is a bit of a dying craft. With the resurgence…

Fur, Fur, Baby

A trend that has slowly but surely made its way to the top is faux fur and it definitely is one of our faves! From throws, to pillows, and even rugs, this faux finish can be used anywhere. A fur throw is one of the easiest ways to “cozy up” a space while adding texture….

Black & White & Gold All Over!

It’s no secret that black and white will always be a tried and true classic combination. But pairing it with gold, the duo is ultra chic and always in style. Mixing bold black and white patterns, like stripes, and strong geometrics, this classic gets a modern update and feels edgy yet softened with hits of…

The Style Breakdown

With all the buzzwords out there- “modern”,  “eclectic”, “shabby-chic”, it’s easy to get lost among the adjectives! This style guide is the perfect go to for your design reference!

Tuesday’s Thought

A note of inspiration to get your juices flowing as we begin to say goodbye to summer, and hello to fall!  A great time to start that next design project! http://lovechicliving.co.uk/design-quote-be-faithful-to-your-own-taste/

Friday Faves: Black and White Stripes

This week’s Friday Fave is the very classic, black and white stripe! It’s easy to play with and so fun to add as an eye popping feature! This area rug is fantastic. With the alternating stripe, it is sure to be the focus of your room. Paired with bright green and neon yellow, this space…

Top 3: Wallpapers

Wall coverings are becoming more and more popular in home design, and we are seeing a lot of fun and modern patterns! 1. Geometric & Bold These patterns are exactly what you need to create an exciting atmosphere and bring your space to life! Bold, geometric shapes and styles are really trendy right now so…

Be BOLD.

“The best way to add colour to your home is with accents!” “All you need is neutral walls with pops of colour!” This may be something you’ve heard before but we are here to tell you otherwise! The best way to add colour to your space is by adding colour! Don’t be afraid to throw…

Go for tile!

Have you always loved the look of hardwood but worried it wouldn’t stand up to pets and kids? The flooring industry has a solution for you: a tile that looks like a beautiful hardwood floor! This unique tile come in various widths and lengths and takes the look of wood to a whole new level….

Antler Art

Typically you find these pieces of work hanging in your dad’s garage or even in grandpa’s farm. Today, this antler art is used as a chic statement – and you don’t have to go to the forest to find them! Faux deer heads and antlers are all the rage in interior design and who says…

Top Ten Prints We Love!

10. Plaid 9. Stripes 8. Damask 7. Floral 6. Lattice/Trellis 5. Gingham 4. Chevron 3. Animal 2. Ikat aaannnnnnndd…… 1. Greek Key Don’t be afraid to mix and match patterns. Have fun and play with the scale and the colours! 1. & 2. http://www.decoist.com/2012-10-31/room-decorating-with-stripes/   3.http://cdn.decoist.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/small-horizontal-stripes-on-the-wall.jpg  4. http://torontodesigners.com/2012/decorating-with-stripes/ 5.http://gemmydesign.com/blog/?p=48  6. http://www.rubbishrehab.com/tag/damask-chair/  7. http://www.tapja.com/fabrics-interior-decoration-home-attractive/flower-curtains-living-room-look-charming/  8.http://blog.click4interiors.co.uk/2012/05/fabulous-florals/  9.http://www.houzz.com/photos/36728/beach-bungalow-8-houzz-tour-eclectic-dining-room-los-angeles  10.http://www.houzz.com/photos/1105252/Megan-Cadogan-traditional-powder-room-atlanta …

Throwback Thursday: Oak

Let’s talk oak. This wood species has always been a classic choice, but the late 1980’s and 1990’s really took oak to the next level. Throwback: Oak Cabinets With saturated orange stains, this look dated quickly! Nothing screams 90’s more than a full oak kitchen, complete with California ceiling and oak trim everywhere! Modern Update:…