Color Crush: Coral

Coral is a color that we associate with summer, so it’s fitting that we’re totally crushing on this hue right now! This beautiful shade of pinkish-orange emulates warm weather and beach days, and can be seen all over from home decor to fashion. Take a look at some of our favorite uses of coral!

Coral accent walls- for the bold at heart. These two examples are SO good.

Loving the green right up against the wall, and the complimentary shade of coral on the chairs!


The combination of the contrast of white and coral plus the leather seats make this dining room so amazing. 

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Loving these coral tufted chairs from one of our recent projects!


This chair from Anthropologie is made with it’s sweet, petite form and gold legs:


And this coral campaign dresser from Land of Nod would be perfect for a little girl’s room!


If you don’t want to commit to a piece of furniture or paint a whole wall in this hue, try incorporating it through textiles or art. We’re loving the coral accents in these two rugs:

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And as always, John Robshaw comes through with these gorgeous corals in his designs:


Obsessed with these three pieces from Leslie Weaver (left), Renee Bouchon (top right) and Sally King Benedict (bottom right): 



Um, how delicious do these look?! The perfect looking summer cocktail.


Peach Side Babe from Essie is the perfect shade of coral polish:


Our favorite Italian Herringbone throw from Lands Down Under (available at the shop!)

And Pehr always has the cutest color and pattern combos in their bins and hampers:



What color are you crushing on lately? Let us know!

Friday Favorites – June 2017
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We’re so excited to start a new monthly series called ‘Friday Favorites’ where we give you a taste of what we at Isabella are loving at the moment. Going into the last weekend of every month, we’ll be posting a list of a mix of the products we’re into lately, clothing & accessories, inspiration pics, recipes, books, home decor finds..the list goes on and on! We hope you’ll enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed putting it together! Here’s what we’re loving heading into the summer months ahead:

Erin’s Faves:

Selamat Tassel Chandelier: “Fell in love with this tassel chandelier at market and had to order two for the shop!”



Drunk Elephant C-Firma™ Day Serum: “Can’t go a day without this Vitamin C serum!” 




Summersalt One-Piece Swimsuit: “Super cute suit for summer! Made of recycled materials and UPF 50+” 




The Laundress Sport Detergent: “This detergent smells amazing and is a must have for summer laundry… bathing suits, coverups and work out clothes!” (available at Isabella!)



J.Crew Tassel Tunic: “More tassel love!”




Bryn’s Faves:

Marysa Swim Swimsuit in Black Laser Cut: “I’m a sucker for anything feminine and the eyelet and scallop detail on this suit is perfect!”

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Target Straw Bag: “Such an adorable bag for summer, and you can’t beat the price!”



Zara Embroidered Top: “This top is perfect for our hot Carolina summers.”




Circa Hampton Sconce: “I’ve been eying these gold sconces for my living room… I’m also a huge fan of them in white!”



Susan Conner Lumbar Pillow: “I love Susan Connor’s unique patterns, especially when they are asymmetrical like on this lumbar.”



Mara’s Faves:

Free People Pretty & Free Off the Shoulder Romper: “I live in rompers during the summer and Free People’s are always my go-to’s!”



Gaia for Women Margaux Clutch: “I’ve been obsessing over this clutch, such a statement with a LBD!”




Billy! SI-NO Edition Silver Tag Necklace: “Love this brand and this simple necklace is no exception!”




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Beauty Counter No.3 Balancing Facial Oil: “Swear by this essential oil!”



ShopJosieB on Etsy Doormat: “But really.. 🙂 ”




Look out for more posts like this the last Friday of every month! Have a happy fourth!

Loving Lately: Patterned Tiles
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One trend that we don’t see dying down any time soon (at least we hope not!) is the use of patterned tiles. They can be used in so many different spaces, and can always be counted on to provide a ‘wow’ factor in any room they’re in. There are many different styles of patterned tiles available, from traditional Moroccan patterns, to more contemporary designs. If you’re looking for a bold statement, or have a space that’s in need of a little something extra, patterned tiles are definitely the way to go! We’ve rounded up a list of our favorites along with some examples of the tiles in use. Take a look!

Our fave patterned tiles:


Tile Sources: First 2 Rows- Clé Tile ; Row 3- Cement Tile Shop ; Row 4- Fireclay Tile ; Row 5- Popham Design

You can see by this list the wide range of styles & colors available- go neutral with a simple pattern, or add a bold pop of color to your space with these beauties! 

Tiles Installed:

We’re loving the uses of patterned tiles in these bathrooms!

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Kitchens are another common place you’ll find patterned tiles. They’re perfect for a bold backsplash:


On the floors:

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And we LOVE the unexpected use of tile on the back of an island or bar:

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Just a little pop of pattern goes a long way!


These tiles are also great for entryways, mudrooms, laundry rooms…the list goes on and on.



What are some of your favorite uses of patterned tiles? We’d love to know! 

Summer ’17 Inspo
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Although we’ve already had our taste of NC summer weather this year, the first official day of summer is in just a few days! We’re really feeling fun patterns & bright colors for the season, and we’re big on light, crisp interiors and outfits. Take a look at some of what’s inspiring us this summer!


  1. Obsessed with these clutches from Ann Howell Bullard– they have such fun prints that make for the perfect summer accessory!
  2. Loving this crisp bedroom- the use of muted greens, whites, deep yellows and natural materials perfectly invokes the season.
  3. The pattern/ color combos on these cement tiles from Cle Tile are simply amazing & give off major summer vibes.
  4. The perfect summer outfit from Rebecca Minkoff: a ruffled blouse and a button up skirt. Light, comfy & chic! 
  5. How cute are these abstract planters from BTW Ceramics?! Perfect for adding a little green around the house. We’ll take 5 please. 
  6. We’re hoping to get lots of lounging outdoors + pool time this summer & wishing it could be in this beautiful space!

What’s on your mood board for the summer? Let us know in the comments!

Outdoor Spaces We’re Loving
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The weather has been so nice here lately and it’s got us craving as much time outside as possible! With summer quickly approaching, now’s the perfect time to spruce up your patio for cookouts, drinks outside, and long nights with friends, and we’ve got just the inspiration for you. Take a look at some of the outdoor spaces that we’re loving lately!

Patterned Patio Floors:

We are obsessed with these spaces with patterned floors. Being outside should be a bright, fun experience, and these floors really help to accomplish that!

Love the built-in seating nooks in Design Love Fest’s outdoor space (as well as the color scheme!):

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Emily Henderson’s bright blue and white tile really pops and takes this patio to a whole new level of amazing!

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This patio from A Beautiful Mess is a painted pattern right on top of a concrete slab- it looks so good, you can hardly tell it’s not tiled!abm

Pavers, concrete slabs, and wood planks are all great materials for your patio floor, as well, and are often times more economical than a patterned tile. 

Love the different seating groupings here:


String lights (and lots of plants) for the win:


Loving the stark contrast here:

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Obsessed with this cozy, boho-chic outdoor setup! Adding an outdoor rug can really help to create warmth for an outdoor space.

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We definitely wouldn’t mind being transported to the Mediterranean with a patio like this 😉


Create a super moody outdoor space by using shades of dark grays and black, accentuated with dim lighting:



After seeing all of these inspiration pics, we can’t wait to get started sprucing up our own patios! We hope this helps to create your perfect patio space 🙂