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Ever notice how sometimes it’s so much easier (and seemingly effortless!) to feel gloomy, uninspired or unmotivated? Though at times feeling cheerful, inspired and motivated can require extra effort, going the extra mile to tap into those areas of ourselves are well worth the effort as they help our creativity not just get going, but stay afloat, be more resilient and keep growing out of our comfort zone. 

In terms of interior design, when we hear the word FESTIVE, we often equate it with big Holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah or New Year, however, there’s always a reason to celebrate! Read on as we break-down how to create a FESTIVE vibe in your home year-round, and for quick and easy guides for selecting the best fragrances, colors and fabrics for each season in your home!

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2021 is in full swing, and we are geeking-out over the color forecasts for the year ahead! Perfect for that fresh coat of paint, chair fabric or home accessory, the colors of the year 2021 echo themes of optimism, comfort, relaxation and well-being, while speaking into some of the emotional cravings the past year has brought on.
As we look at some of the color trend palettes for 2021, we can see lots of variety across the color spectrum, however, the themes of optimism, grounding in nature and calmness through color exploration are a common theme through each of these color palettes. Let’s take a closer look at five of the color experts we constantly turn to for color wisdom and inspiration, as well as learn how we can easily incorporate these colors into our own homes!

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A few fall seasons ago I had the opportunity to meet someone for the first time in their own home and as I walked into her house I began to realize that something in my own state-of mind was changing. Outside the seasons had already begun to change; in fact, fall was already well underway. But I hadn’t accepted it. To me it had simply become a waiting time between the mild temperature and the time when it would really get cold, in other words, a period of time in which to dread the cold weather ahead. However, a few...

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