Loving Lately: Exposed Wood Cabinetry

 

 

 

Hey hey! We hope February has been good to you so far! Lately we’ve been crushing on exposed wood cabinetry in the kitchen and bath. While paint is always a great option for cabinetry, whether you’re trying to make them stand out with a bold hue, or have them blend into the background by going with a more neutral option, the natural warmth that having a bit of exposed wood provides for a room is unmatched. We’ve been seeing this trend pop up more and more lately and we’re totally on board with it! So naturally, we’ve sifted through tons of images to find our favorite examples to show off to you; take a look!

 

In the Kitchen:

Loving the harmony in this one- the tiled floor provides a nice barrier for the wood cabinetry and surrounding hardwood flooring.

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In the Bathroom:

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Lots of natural hues mesh well in this gorgeous space- we’re especially loving the contrast between the blonde wood vanity and black flooring!

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Patterned tiled floors are most always a good idea…especially in a small bathroom where the pattern won’t be overwhelming! Great use of contrast again in the whites, blacks, and natural woods below. 

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What do you think about leaving cabinetry exposed? Tell us your thoughts in the comments!

White Sale Preview

Our annual White Sale starts tomorrow!

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During this sale, we’re offering 20% off all in-stock bed and bath linens, and this year we’re including a single lamp sale and other random items at a discounted price. We love being able to have the opportunity to offer these discounts to help make your home a bit cozier at a smaller price tag. If you’re needing a bedding or bath linen refresh, be sure to stop by the shop this Thursday-Saturday!

Here’s a sneak peak of some of the items that will be included in the sale- take a look!

Sheets & pillow cases from your favorite brands, such as NC Souther and Peacock Alley:

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Other bedding: duvets, coverlets, shams and blankets in different colors, sizes and embroidery patterns:

Below are the Matouk Serena & Essex collections- we have multiple colors in stock of these!

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Bath linens from companies like Matouk and Home Source:

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Single Lamp Sale

Our single lamps will be 60% off and will include these beauties from Arteriors and Barbara Cosgrove!

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We haven’t listed all of the brands / items that will be included in the sale in this post, so make sure to stop by the shop and see for yourself! The sale lasts this Thursday 1/26 – Saturday 1/28. We hope to see you there!

Shades of Green for 2017

Happy 2017! We hope your holiday season was wonderful and your year is off to a great start! As we’re getting back to normal around here, we’ve been browsing for inspiration for the new year. We’re seeing a lot green being used in interiors and we’re loving it, and it makes sense as to why Pantone announced their Color of the Year for 2017 as Greenery. 

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Pantone describes this color as “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Illustrative of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors, the fortifying attributes of Greenery signals consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate”.

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While we love the symbolism of this color selection, we understand that not everyone will be eager to incorporate this bold hue into their home. Don’t give up on green in general, though! There are so many wonderful shades of this hue that can be used in place of the Color of the Year. Take a look below a some Green-spiration to use in your home this year!

On walls: It’s amazing the way a bold paint choice can totally change the mood in a room. For example, deeper jewel tones make for a much calmer end result than the more energetic room painted in Greenery (as seen above).

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Upholstery: If bold walls aren’t up your alley, an upholstered sofa, chair or settee is a great alternative to adding green in your home! Throws and accent pillows work well, too.

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In the kitchen: We love incorporating colors in the kitchen, and these touches of green in the rooms below are beautiful

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Furniture: Adding a bold accent piece of furniture can create a welcomed focal point in your room.

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What do you think about using green in the home? Let us know in the comments below!

Under $50 Holiday Gift Guide

Great for stocking stuffers and small gifts, our under $50 holiday gift guide is here! Everything below is currently in stock in the shop!

 

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  1. August Morgan Cocktail Napkins: $36/set of 4
  2. Musee Bath Balms: $7 each
  3. MAJ Earrings: $36-$42
  4. Pehr Bins: $44
  5. Gold Frames: $25-$30
  6. Holiday Candles: Nest Holiday Scents- $16/Votive, $40/Regular ; Lafco Ski House- $34/Votive
  7. Stephanie Johnson Pouches: $38 each
  8. Rica Bath & Body Products: Milk Bath- $40 ; Sugar Scrub- $34
  9. Coral & Tusk Holiday Hand Towels: $42 each
Bold Entryway Wallpaper Inspo
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Who else is loving this Fall weather?! We’re really starting to feel the crisp air here in Charlotte and we’re taking advantage of every minute of it! Ok, onto our post for the week. We’re going to dive into a part of the home that is sometimes, but should never be, overlooked: the entryway.

The entry is the first taste of your house, so you want it to make a statement. Think of it as an introduction to what the rest of what your home’s design is all about. One great way to achieve an eye-catching entryway is with a bold wallpaper. There are so many different types wallpapers available, making it easy to find one that meshes with the style of your home.

Take a look at some inspiration below of some of our favorite wallpapered entryways:

For the neutral lover:

We liked these papers because they provided a subtle pattern without being too in your face.

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Touches of Gold:

Pull out the other touches of gold throughout your house with a stunning gold wallcovering in your entryway (like one of these beauties!)

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Graphic Goodness:

We’re obsessed with these bold, graphic entry wallpapers- they make such a statement!

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Subtly Bold:

If you love the idea of a bold color in your entry, but aren’t a fan of big, graphic patterns, try a grasscloth in a moody color. The texture provides more of a visual interest than just paint.

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As most entryways aren’t as big as a standard room, wallpaper is an affordable way make a bold statement for when you first walk into your home. If you’re interested in adding a wallcovering to your entry, come visit the shop and we’ll help you pick the perfect one! Have a happy Thursday 🙂