Sweater weather simply calls for leather. No ifs, ands, or buts about it. There isn’t another material that can match leather’s style, timelessness, and durability, which is why it’s a staple in so many homes. But this post is not just an ode to our favorite upholstery – it’ll also include some tips and tricks to make the most of the leather pieces in your space. We’ll even cover more unexpected ways to incorporate leather into your decor. So, for the love of leather, let’s begin!
As we move deeper into fall, the air gets chillier, the days get shorter, and we come to the sudden realization that a gauntlet of holidays will soon be upon us. Holiday parties are a part of the fun, and if you’re planning on hosting any get-togethers at your home, you may be wondering how to spruce up your space in preparation. Depending on how much lead-time you have, try following some of these tips to make your home feel more inviting.
DINING ROOM IDEAS
Your dining area will likely be the main focus for a holiday gathering. If you’ve been meaning to update the space anyway, this is a great excuse for a mini-makeover.
You’re looking to buy a new sofa to replace your loved, worn out, and outdated one that’s sitting in your family room. You’ll want something that will last, but you also want to be sure that it’ll bring new life to an old room. In this post, we will discuss just how to do it!
The first thing to remember when designing a room is to pinpoint your personal aesthetic. What kind of colors, or design elements are you trying to pull out from this room? Once you grasp that the rest will come easy. Another thing to remember when designing a room is to embrace what you already know and love. Think about the room you’re adding to. You love the sofa that you’ve had since you and your husband got married, it was the first big purchase you made together, but you don’t want to get rid of it to add something new. Just because you have something that’s old doesn’t mean you need to ditch it in order to update your room. Look at that sofa and try to determine what your room needs. Could you improve your space by adding an exciting chair? What about some… [Read more...]
I met Lara Scott at Memphis’ Urban Barn Market in May. Her booth was a mix of vintage, industrial, and classic decorating pieces. As a member of the South Front Antiques family business, an antique architectural salvage store in downtown Memphis, she is carrying the torch that her grandfather began over 40 years ago.
What is your style?
I love the gracious, welcoming ways of the South. Comfortable spaces with touches of Southern charm is the look I try to create in my home. I decorate with objects that have meaning to me and a story to tell my guests. It makes my home deeply personal. One way I do this is using repurposed objects…it’s a trend I’m seeing in decorating.
An entryway serves so many purpose both practical and frivolous. Of course you need storage solutions for coats, shoes and a landing spot for keys, etc but it’s also the very first peak inside your home sweet home so making it shine bright with your personal style is key.