5 Fall Decorating Ideas for Nature Lovers

5 Fall Decorating Ideas for Nature Lovers

Fall is officially upon us, and with the change of season comes the planning and excitement of gatherings and food with friends and family. As you start to prepare for upcoming celebrations, we’ve put together five simple and beautiful ways for nature and environment lovers to bring the season into your space. Go Green with Your Centerpiece Photo Credit: Southern Living When most people think of Fall they think of reds, oranges, and yellows. For a refreshing twist on the standard Fall palette, a bright green centerpiece made of mosses, succulents, pebbles, pine cones, and green apples fresh from the orchard will stand out on your table.  See this great tutorial on how to make this one come to life! Natural Fabrics & Neutral Colors Image credit: Sanctuary Home Decor When talking about creating a refreshing space, the season we typically think of is Spring. However, Fall decorating can offer the same feeling when using neutral colors and natural fabrics. Swap out heavy, dark napkins for light linen ones. Use a simple natural thread table runner instead of a full tablecloth to let the natural texture of your table add to the ambiance. A shift to neutral tones and natural fabrics offers a new look on Fall. Love this palette? See this article for ideas on how to bring it together. Beeswax Candles If you love natural light and having an eco-friendly home, beeswax candles are the perfect way to bring both a natural and responsible choice to any room. Clean burning, beautiful smelling, and from a renewable resource – what’s not to love? We found these fall-toned tapers...
Top Timeless Furniture Pieces

Top Timeless Furniture Pieces

Every design industry has its trends from year to year and decade to decade. Home furniture is no exception, and, unlike clothes we can tuck away in our closets, those items in our homes that are from a bygone fad are in our living spaces every day. There are some furniture pieces, however, that stand the test of time. Whether it is because of classic style, clean design lines, or durable quality, there are several pieces that experts agree will hold their own in your home no matter the current trend.Here are five such pieces, each something that you can find in the Greenington line: 1. Wooden Bookcase No matter the era or current fad, a classic wooden bookshelf is a timeless staple that has a place in every home. “…it’s a great way to showcase your personality through your curated mix of decorative objects, books, and art. […] You’ll get a lot of design mileage out of something simple and sturdy.” Danielle Blundell of Apartment Therapy Whether standing alone or grouped together to make a wall of shelves, a wooden bookshelf will offer flexible space to hold your favorite treasures throughout the years. 2. Upholstered Headboard No matter the design or fabric, a simple upholstered headboard is one that keeps its style through years of sleeping and waking hours. “Not only is [a simple upholstered headboard] super-comfortable and perfect for reading in bed, but also it’s a timeless piece that will fit in across trends and aesthetics.” Eva Taylor Grant of Bustle  To keep it extra versatile, headboards that use timeless neutral colors (like our Mercury line) help...
Top Tips on Mixing Modern and Traditional Furniture

Top Tips on Mixing Modern and Traditional Furniture

Creating a cohesive look in any room is part artistry, part savvy, and all personal style. Few of us are all one thing or another – we have different backgrounds, interests, and comforts – and our homes reflect that. They are, in fact, the one place in the world we get to make entirely our own. For some of us, that means looking for ways to bring together pieces or aesthetics that are very different from each other, but that we love equally. No two styles are more challenging to combine in a cohesive way than Modern (which is all about sleek and sparse) and Traditional (which is more ornate and thick). Here are five tips to doing it well while staying true to yourself: Work from Your Heart Have a family heirloom or other piece you’ve picked up along the way that you absolutely adore, and is a must have, but is a standout in style? Let this be your starting point.For example: if an ornate, dark wood sideboard is a permanent fixture; look for a sleek dark wood table to tie in the wood tones and then mix it up with more modern chairs. Traditional pieces can mix with modern by through complimentary colorsPhoto credit: Sean Michael Design via: Houzz We want to love the places we live in. Making the pieces we love most be the starting place for our design ensures that our heart is the first thing we listen to when putting a room, or our whole house, together. ~~~~~~~~~~ Create Your Palette One key to making these two styles work together is having...

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