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417 Home Magazine Faux Taxidermy Advice

We just received the current issue of 417 Home Magazine and we're loving the article on incorporating faux taxidermy into a space. Our own Nathan Taylor lends his expertise along with other local taste makers. You can check out the article online here, and by picking up the latest issue on stands now!

Turning Your Closet Into a Dressing Room

Who doesn't dream of a huge walk in closet full of designer dresses, handbags, and shelves of gorgeous shoes? These things are easy to get IF you're remodeling or building new. The fact is that most houses don't have the space like the pictures above to create a dreamy walk-in closet paradise. But, there are ways to transform almost any walk-in closet into the perfect dressing room. Incorporate the following ideas and you'll have the closet of your dreams, [...]

This Year’s Biggest Christmas Decor Trends

We all put so much thought into the designs of our homes throughout the year, so it's only natural that we would at Christmas time. If you're wanting to do something different with your holiday decor this year, we've rounded up 2017's biggest Christmas decor trends and made a list! Flocked Christmas Trees We've been trying to satisfy the need for a white Christmas for longer than you might think. Back in the 1800s we sprinkled flour on trees, but flocking [...]

Picking the Perfect Dining Table

This time of year has us thinking about dining tables. This is the spot where everyone comes together as friends and family to celebrate, but is also a part of everyday life. Choosing the right dining table for your home can get overwhelming, and we understand why. The nearly endless options make it difficult to pick the perfect one for your lifestyle. Fret no more, we're sharing a few tips on how to narrow down your options and make [...]

Cup O’ Cheer Tour 2017

We can hardly believe that it's the time of year when Ronald McDonald House Charities puts on their annual Cup O' Cheer Tour! Where does the time go? This event is exciting to us in many ways, but mostly because we get to design the teacup that people get with their ticket. Money from the tickets goes directly back to RMHC of Springfield, and we're honored every year to be part of helping raise funds to help families in [...]

Celebrating Black Tie 2017

For the past 14 years, Springfield has celebrated the annual Black Tie Dinner benefiting local and state-wide charities that serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT+) organizations. Throughout the years, Springfield has raised nearly $650,000 for these beneficiaries.   The event is fully put on by volunteers, allowing the maximum return of money raised during the evening. Support for Springfield Black Tie comes from national and local corporations, businesses and individuals in Springfield who donate, sponsor, and bid on auction items [...]

High Glam Must Haves

High Glam design is vastly different from styles like country or shabby chic, yet it steals liberally from art deco, mid-century modern, and even industrial influences. The beauty of glam interiors is that they are easily tailored to fit any style, from a dramatic vibe to an understated elegance. 1. Lorenzo Cocktail Table by JKM Home / 2. Brass Swirl Bookend / 3. Noir Maze Pillow / 4. Layla Pendant / 5. Pippin Table Lamp / 6.  Axis Candleholders

The Origin of the Jack O’Lantern

Every October, carved pumpkins peer out from porches and doorsteps in the United States and other parts of the world. Carved pumpkins are by far our favorite Halloween decor with their ghoulish faces burning bright in the night. They are a sure sign that the Halloween holiday is among us, but have you ever stopped to think about why we carve pumpkins in the first place? Where does this tradition begin? We did some research for you...behold the Irish [...]

We’re Back! High Point Market Recap

We've spent the week resting from a long trip to High Point fall market and today we're feeling energized and inspired! Here's a little recap of some of our favorite things and trends that we saw at market... One of the trends we quickly picked up on as we drifted from showroom to showroom was the abundance of pinks and florals. We say this in rich textures and beautiful new fabrics that were introduced this fall. This market trend is [...]

Our Guide to Mid Mod Design

There is no denying that the furniture and decor introduced during the 1950s and 1960s were beautifully designed, clean, and sophisticated. We also cannot deny that despite the passage of time, these designs have remained a huge part of interiors. Today we see the mid-century influence in nearly all design magazines, and there's no escaping its presence at furniture market. In this post we are going to explore practical ways and ideas to use mid-mod pieces into your home and [...]