A Glamorous Modern Classic Home in Dallas

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We came cross one of Jane Showers’ Dallas projects this morning and amazed how she was able to use mixing-and-matching approach to bring in freshness and interest while still keeping her signature style—classical, elegant, feminine and modern.

PROJECT DETAILS

Project:
Preston Hollow Estate
Location:
Dallas, Texas
Size:
10,000 sq. ft.
Architect:
J. Wilson Fuqua

Here are several highlights which really drew us in:

1. Killer color palette of silky white and pink.

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Peek inside of Celebrities’ Home through iHeart Living Room Concert

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Did you watch iHeart Living Room Concert hosted by  Elton John  last Sunday? The concert was to help combat the current coronavirus pandemic.  If not, you can watch the whole concert by clicking here.

The concert was pretty awesome.  The star-studded benefit featured at-home performances by the likes of Alicia Keys, Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes, Dave Grohl and more. Tim McGraw, Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong and Sam Smith also performed, while Demi Lovato, Lizzo and Lady Gaga made special appearances during the evening encouraging fans with messages of hope and positivity.

For us, we are also very excited to see a little bit how these celebrities live and what their living rooms look like. Read on to see our 9 takeaways on how these Celebrities’ live.

1. The navy blue sofas are the most popular ones in these celebrities home.

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Alicia Keys’ mid-century navy blue tufted sectional is chic, comfy and stylish. An orange pillow just adds a perfect pop of color. The navy blue in the artwork over the sectional and her piano continue the blue theme. Then a wood oval mid century modern coffee-table breaks the navy blue theme and let the eye take a rest.
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Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong’s super comfy and plush navy blue sofa in his home studio. We love the same color patterned pillows on his sofa.

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Home Tour—an Elegantly Layered New York Apartment

 

In the middle of the week, we all look for a little bit inspiration to carry on. We came across designer Lilse McKenna’ New York apartment and truly amazed by how she re-arranged the overall layout to maximize storage while still keeping a high style.  Let’s take a look at her NYC apartment home together.

1. A balanced color palette.

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The red vintage velvet sofa is aN original piece. We are glad  that Lilse still keeps the way it is. And she balanced the bright red color with a lot of blue and white in this room. By doing so, she is not only able to  make the room feel bright and airy, but also able to showcase the fabulous artwork on the wall and patterned fabric on the throw pillows, lamp shades and ottoman cover as well.

2. Style her mantle with books.

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5 Celebrities’ Styles at Home I

 

It doesn’t matter you are a work -from -home entrepreneur, stay-at-home mom, telecommuting or quarantining at home at this special moment, we want to tell you that staying at home can be fun, exciting , far from boredom and pretty stylish too. Read on to find how.

From today, we are going to share  a series of 5 celebrities’ styles at home: how they live and how they dress at home?  Please stay tuned with us, get inspired to create you own gorgeous  staying-at-home experience.

Aerin Lauder at Home

Aerin Rebecca Lauder Zinterhofer is an American billionaire heiress and businesswoman.  As the eldest daughter of billionaire Ronald Lauder, serves as style and image director at cosmetics firm Estée Lauder, her brand is an extension of her own aesthetic: timeless, elegant, effortless, yet modern. let’s take a look at her styles at home.

 

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Blue and white interior is always classical and timeless. A chic channeled dark-blue sofa adds modernity to this light and airy traditional living room.  The way she dresses is perfect for this set–elegant, modern and relaxing.
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For this picture above, the feminine light blue floral pattern on her dress  echos with chinoisorie blue-and-white pillows on the sofa and blue-and-white vases on the wall.
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Pink and peach dress adds a touch of softness and romance to the same vignette as above. People often say that your sofa often reflects who you are. Do you agree?

 

 

 

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We love her pink floral dress in this modern mid-century  room. Her dress is elegant and playful and make this space come alive.
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Aerin loves floral pattern both in her home and on her dress. In the photo above, her large-scale floral dress nicely contrasts with a rather traditional parsley stair runner, creating a fresh feel in this vignette.
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The chest and damask wallpaper are traditional yet her dress is modern, playful and elegant.
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It is always feel so good just sitting at a beautiful table in your favorite pastel floral dress at home.

 

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Enjoy your morning coffee in a casual style. Ladies, isn’t that a dream for all of us?
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A more casual and relaxing look at her dressing room featured Gracie wallpaper.

 

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Hang out in her all-white kitchen in a business casual attire.
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So again, blue-and-white–chilled and soothing.
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Another elegant dress in this elegant living room.
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It is always a fun to set up a beautiful table at home.

 

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And try to make a new cocktail.
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Well, of course, spring is the perfect time for gardening.
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Don’t you just love cutting some fresh branches and flowers from your back-yard garden in a sunny day?

Shop our favorite looks from above ( click each image for details)

 

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6 ways to Master the Art of Mixing and Matching for Your Home Decor

We often have fun to mix  high and low, old and new and of course different aesthetics. Mixing of all kinds will add interest and character into the space.  In order to keep the cohesive vibe overall, we will have to  use some common elements to thread through the different layers.  And  here is the case study for the corner space for the project we recently designed. We would like to create a chic, fresh, elegant, polished decor  style while still keeping it inviting and cozy.  Here is how we did it—today, we are going to share 6 tips on how we artfully mix high and low, modern and classical, old and new to achieve this goal.

  1. Rule #1, always keep an overall color palette  neutral if you are going to take a mix& match approach.
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Color palette–cream, ivory, champaign, blush, muted pastels, blue, orange and gold

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5 High-Style Living Rooms with Cream and White Rugs

I am always attracted to neutral rugs such as white and cream since they can complete any sophisticated interiors and add a touch of quiet elegance to these rooms.

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White-on-White—the white rug , ceiling and sofa with varied textures together create soothing yet high-style decor.
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by White Webb.  The cream rug is a perfect backdrop for upholstered classical furniture and adds a touch of modernity into this traditional living room.
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by DH INTERIORS INC.    A oversized rug truly make this living room as a get-away paradise.

 

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By Madeline Stuart & Associates   This cream rug is just like a canvas for the abstract artwork with pop colors.

 

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5 Ways to Use Fabric to Transform Your Home

One of things we are excited about Designer Fall Markets is to see the  launchings  of new fabrics. And just like fashion, the new patterns and colors of fabric always bring us joy and happiness. Often, these new patterns and colors of fabric will transform your home like a magical. And without any doubt, using of upholstered pieces in your home will make it more warm, inviting and comfy with a touch of elegance and personality.

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Visiting one of my favorite showrooms  during the Fall Market. Love this bright orange channeled mid-century comfy sofa and cannot wait to pick up my new fabric samples.

Here is the over-view of the showroom.

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And here are the new fabric samples of fall 2019:

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Aren’t you fall in love with these fresh colors and patterns? Want to see what I got?

 

Yes, I played these fabric samples I picked up on my dining table this morning. OMG, aren’t they beautiful?

As I said that fabric can transform your space in a second. Unfortunately, people are often afraid to use patterns and colors.  So I will share 3 tips on how to  choose fabric in your home:

  1. Choose the colors and patterns that evoke your emotions.

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  2. When there are more than 3 patterns, play the proportions and make them into different scales. that way, your eye will not feel the busyness.

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  3. You also can go tone-on-tone if there are more patterns involved.

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  4. Use colors and patterns on accent pieces and you can update them seasonaly.

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  5. Layer up with different textures to add extra depth and comfy to the space.

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7 Rooms that Use Stools to Elevate Their Decor

Do you ever  have that moment that you find yourself really stuck in the middle of  your room furnishing project and just cannot go anywhere. Sometimes, you may need a magic piece and most of occasion, I find that a stool truly can do a wonder by adding textures, patterns and colors to the space and make it sing. Let’s take a look at some examples:

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A pair of the yellow square and dark blue poufs make the space feel casual, cozy and relaxing and also emphasis the color scheme of the room. 
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A pair of ceramic blue garden stools here intrigue a conversation.

 

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The furry stool here remind us of fall season.
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It’s always nice to have some cozy extra seats and a pop of color.
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The color and pattern on these two elegant stools add interest to the room.
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The lime fabric upholster stool here is such a fashion statement.
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The gold stool not only serves as a handy coffee table but also add a touch of sophistication to the room.

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Clean and Neutral

After a colorful holiday celebration, we are naturally more attracted to a clean and neutral space, the space that helps us to clear our minds, reflects the past year and visions the future.  I just came across a few great designs today and would love to share some of them with you in this blog.

 

Here is the house by Tracy Hardenburg Designs  in Baltimore.  The high-ceiling, the neutral color palette and the clean-line architectural details make this home an elegant and quiet  refuge.

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Take a tour of this home

 

 

Interior designer Alyssa Kapito created a great  room for the 2017 Holiday House.

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Love the ceiling-to-floor window
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The neutral color palette makes this great room airy, light and open.
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Quiet and detail-oriented.
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Wood tones make the space warm and inviting.
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White upholstered sofa, chairs and drapery dominate the whole space and create a soothe heaven.

You can read more this room by clicking here

 

Happy New Year

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Chic Bedroom

It keeps raining, raining and raining in Los Angeles.  Wouldn’t be nice to just chill out in this pretty and cozy bedroom featured with pastel color palette,  poster bed, toile wallpaper, vintage channel-back love seat, mid-century chandelier, and pink-shaded table lamps, etc…?

 

Happy Monday

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