Category: Interiors

Pattern Play

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Pattern Play at Home… I love mixing pattern on pattern, it creates that additional layer and interest to the room.  I think some people hesitate with the idea of mixing one pattern with a totally opposite type of pattern.  I would encourage it! Whether you are mixing stripes with a bold geometric or chevron and... Read more »

Custom Wallcovering is Like Art!

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Claire Coles Design
Check out this amazing UK designer Claire Coles.  Her specialty is in custom couture embroidered wallpapers.  She creates the masterpiece by using fragments of hand-sourced vintage fabrics.  This private residence space is simply amazing! What a piece of art. Instead of investing in artwork you could invest in custom wallpaper? Check out some more of... Read more »

Good Art

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Where Can You Find Good Art at A Good Cost? Art can be one of the hardest finishing touches to choose for a client.  Art is subjective and a personal preference. Sometimes you start the project with a clients art in mind for inspiration and other times it’s the final piece to select.  I recently... Read more »

Winter White

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With all the snow falling in Chicago, I can’t help love all the white!  Why not bring the winter white into your home? Here’s a little inspiration… Connect With Amy Leaf Design in Other Places: My Shop  / Pinterest / FB / Twitter / My Roots 

A Fall Home...

As Fall Approaches, I am reminded of the change in the air and a fresh start to a new season.  I love to open all the windows and let the crisp air fill my home, it’s like a detox for the home.   Here are ways to give your home a fresh new start and... Read more »

Room of the Day....

Room of the day… I love adding a larger head chair to a dining room.  It not only gives height and grounds the room but it’s an affordable way to create more interest at the table!   via pinterest

Greatest Decorating Book...

I finally recieved the book Decorate by Holly Becker founder of Decor 8 and it is amazing!  I am still not all the way through it but it is loaded with many great ideas and design advice.  The book is divided by four sections filled with loads of inspirational images: 1. Spaces 2. Setting your... Read more »

Space of the Day!

Today I bring you an amazing Kitchen Space and there are many things to admire about this kitchen. The Colorful combo of yellow and grey. The beautiful tiled backsplash and I personally love the mix of warm wood paired with cool stainless and white floors!  What a perfect space…Till next time, have a great weekend. Posted... Read more »

Drapery Tiebacks...

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Golden Glamour

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Adding A Touch of Gold=Glamour To Your Home…. Via Amanda McLaughlan House and Home Vintage Luxe Punch of Color Sarah Klassen