Designer Tips Round Up: January

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Each month, our in-house interior designer, Kelly Riley, provides our customers with designer tips that...

Market Adventures

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Our first stop was in Atlanta for Americas Mart Atlanta. We had a great time visiting all the fabulous vendors who were showing new merchandise for 2014. While there were a lot of trends we found ourselves in love with, we are only going to highlight a couple of our favorites. At Atlanta, pink seemed to be a popular theme among the showrooms. This trend was seen in the form of pillows, art, and smaller accents for the home.

Meet Our New In-house Interior Designer: Kelly Riley

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cde16e14faf02f9793a3fd7dcc22c9e9_f308 First, we would like to give a warm welcome to the newest addition to our Abode Fine Living family. Kelly Riley will be taking on the roll as our in-house interior designer, and we could not be more excited. The daughter of a designer and step-daughter of a contractor, Kelly has grown up around this creative field. Over time, she realized that creating beautiful spaces came naturally to her; it was something that ran deep in her blood.

Designer Tips Round Up

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Looking to make some small updates to your home? Take a look at December’s Designer...

Holiday Gift Guide

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It is easy during the holiday season to let the stress of finding the perfect present overwhelm you. That is why we have pulled together a list of our go-to gifts for any person in your life. For someone who is difficult to shop for but loves simple items, try this Coco Chanel quote paperweight. It is a personalized gift for any of your fashionable friends.

Fall Tablescapes

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Name Plates:This is one of the easiest ways to add personality to your holiday table settings. Try using a chalkboard placement for get-togethers that are more casual. This is a simple way to add a dash of personality, and the best part is that you can erase and reuse for future events. For more formal holiday parties, try using fall accents like mini pumpkins or pine cones. This is a great way to create one-of-a-kind mementos from the evening.

November Interior Design Tips

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When you first start a design project, it’s important to look around your house and ask yourself, "Do I love what surrounds me?” One of the most important aspects of designing a home is to absolutely love the space you live in, so be sure to fill it with the colors, objects, and artwork that mean something to you and your family. Your home should tell a story of who you are and where you have been.

Interior Decorating Trend: Black and White Rooms

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To achieve this look, you’ll want to mix up accent pieces such as art, lighting, and textiles to bring your space together. Don’t forget that even small things like vivid black and white printed pillows can really change the look of a room. To bring your accent pieces together and really finish off a room, add a printed area rug to the space.

Fall Decorating Trend: Gold Accents

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Incorporating gold accents is a great way to create a traditional room while still keeping your space modern and chic. You don’t have to break the bank to master this decorating trend. Simply purchase smaller pieces that will compliment the larger items in your space. Curious aboutwhat small pieces you can buy for your home? Abode Fine Living breaks down which staple gold items every homeowner should have.

Fall Decorating Tips

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Halloween may be behind us, but here are a few other ways to spruce up those leftover pumpkins for the fall. Bring out that extra paint you have lying around your house and try painting a chevron or spotted pattern onto your pumpkin. If you are looking for ways to decorate the outside of your home, you can paint your initials in a script font onto a white pumpkin to add a personal, sophisticated touch.