Coastal Style

How to Really Score in the Flea Market

If you are not a seasoned shopper, flea markets may be difficult places to navigate. But there are a lot of approaches to guarantee you’re getting a good deal while having a fun, relaxing Saturday or Sunday from the procedure. Prepare yourself with these eight tips and you’ll be well on your way to trolling […]

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Porches

A Chic Seat for Every Porch

Whether you are watching the tide roll in and out or watching kids catch lightning bugs, then the porch can be the best location for relaxing and taking in the view. When it comes to really enjoying those fantastic times, however, what is on the porch is nearly as important as what is beyond it. […]

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Coastal Style

Hip, Historic Victorian in Santa Cruz

Interior designer and boutique owner Suna Lock resides within her dream house: the 1870s Victorian Cope House in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz, California. It lies only blocks away from Lock’s diverse boutique and design organization, Stripe. “I felt at home the moment I walked into the door,” she states. “I knew that was […]

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Fireplaces

Design 2012: General-Store Style Goes Mainstream

I believe the general-store twist on blending vintage utilitarian finds into your decor is here to remain. Seeing a vintage scale using its rusted edges sitting on a new granite countertop is a perfect example — these vintage pieces tell a story and match shiny new d├ęcor to get a style balanced between old and […]

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Decorating Guides

Splatter Patterns Let Loose in Decor

The ’80s have been slipping up on us. Trends like colour blocking and neon hues have reemerged from the archives, and paint-splattered products are back with a vengeance. Back in the day, stylish individualists would set themselves apart from splattering paint all over jeans or coats; today we are seeing with this Pollock-inspired trend on […]

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Decorating Guides

Decorate With Intention: Tablescapes Rooms

Tablescapes give a room that finished look, improving your space and making the most of your belongings. Creating tablescapes, that are basically intentional arrangements of items on flat surfaces, is something all decorators listen to, but they can feel mystifying and out of reach to the rest of us. Here we examine what goes into […]

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Color

View the Light With White Accessories

Accessories are so frequently a location for integrating color without having to commit to significant alterations. However, for making an statement, as an option , occasionally white is overlooked in the effort to make effect. Against a dark backdrop, white can be a showstopping color; against a neutral backdrop, it may fade gracefully into the […]

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