Room Design—A Resort Style Living Room at Home

The wood furniture, wick wall decor and chinoiserie touch on pillows and vases magically transform a rather polished and glamorous living room to a home getaway with a casual and relaxing vibe. This summer, we might not be able to travel the world, but we can create a resort decor at home and bring things that are natural and exotic to please our heart. Interested in how we did this resort-style living room? Now you can download our design packages:

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Room Design—a Chic Modern Entry Hall with Classical Elements

It is fun to mix and match different styles to create that layered timeless look on any space, particularly in an entry for the unexpected.

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6 Benefits of Organic Bedding

We are all pleased to see  a clouds of super relaxed and comfy cotton bedding in a dreamy  bedroom.  Bedding often serves as the statement piece around which an entire bedroom is designed.  But there’s a lot more to consider about bedding than just its thread count thanks to people’s more awareness of their own wellness nowadays. We have started to see organic  bedding has been increasing in popularity over the past decade.

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Project of Day—Patterned Tiles

We often introduce  new concepts and ideas to our clients. And they love to try these unique ideas. Patterned tiling for focal walls was kind of idea we introduced to the clients many years ago. Those beautifully designed wall tiles not only add interest, depth and dimension to the walls, they are extremely good at reflecting  lighting and creating very special lighting effect.  Tiles don’t absorb odors and are very easy to clean and disinfect. Some of them are even  featured with anti-microbial function which may play an important role for home’s special requirement today at the crisis of Covid-19 pandemics. Continue reading

Our First BBQ over Quarantine

We had a quite busy schedules over the past weekends—2 of back-to-back long runs, our first-time ever BBQ over this strange time and Sunday cocktail party. To be accurate, this is probably our first ever back-yard BBQ. And yes, we got a hand-down BBQ charcoal grill and it looks pretty vintage and cute.  We took a quite time to clean the whole thing. Other than that, we really enjoyed this new-found backyard activity.

Our mojo is to create memories over this quarantine time from the very beginning. So besides packed zoom meetings every day, we love to relax a little bit over the weekend. It is always so much fun to take time to prepare food, set up the table and craft home-made cocktails.

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Doubling Down Wellness

It is pretty hard for me to keep watching news all the time. So I start to spend sometime daily for meditation.  The experience is amazing.  It is time for us to double down wellness.   “Meditation is a vital way to purify and quiet the mind, thus rejuvenating the body.” —Deepak Chopra

When we meditate in nature, we bring a receptive presence to the natural world. It comes alive—and so do we. We no longer look at nature as an inert or pretty object, but as a living and breathing world of mystery and sensitivity, a realm of wisdom and learning that is always whispering its teachings to us. At this strange time, it may be not practical to go to natural for any activity, but if you have a backyard or house plants, you can  practice your daily meditation in your backyard or among your house plants.

 

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Peace and Stay Safe

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4 Ideas to Cozy Up Your Home

Today, we are going to talk about 4  solutions that cozy up your  home while elevating your interiors with a touch of sophistication.

  1. Install wallpaper at the entry

It is the entry hall that leaves you with the first impressions of a home, and it is this space that your guests, friends and family get to see first before they explore the rest of the residence. So why not make it warm, inviting and elegant? Wallpaper is coming back huge in 2020 with some really cool modern design.

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And worry about installation? If you would like to install by yourself,  peel and stick removable wallpaper might be one of your your options.

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2. Have a skirted table at the corner of your room.

Well, you don’t need a perfect table, but by dressing it up in your favorite fabric, you will elevate your interiors with a touch of elegance and sophistication in a second. Plus, fabric always makes  us feel warm and inviting.

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3. Is there a such thing as too many throw pillows?

A tasteful throw pillow can say a lot about you. Plus a pile of pillows add coziness to your home in no time.

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4. A comfy chair that you can use in your home office, breakfast table or just for lounge.

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7 Pink and Green Rooms

It is true that pink and green may be the best color combination ever if we just look at  nature in spring.

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This color palette makes us feel cheerful, happy and gives us a hope. Meanwhile, the pink and green color combination is chic, romantic and fashion-forward. Today, we put together 9 pink and green rooms on our blog and hope to cheer you day up.

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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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4 Tips to Bring fun to Your Family Room with High Style

 

With closing down of  state and county parks, beach fronts in California , once again, we will have to spend more time  in our home. The human nature is that the longer you stay in one place, the more you start to focus on every details.  And that may drive you crazy. Our experience is that maybe it is time for you to do something. Rather than just staring at something that is not pleasing to the eye, do something about it–de-cluttering, re-organizing and creating something beautiful. So at the end of the day, you can at least take a break and enjoy your labor fruits. Read on to learn how bring more fun to your family room in style.

1. Take advantage of your view if you are lucky to have one.

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Please, please free up your space in front of your windows or your patio door if you happen to have a  view of a beautiful garden, a meadow,  magical mountains, breath-taking ocean or deep green forest. In the photo above, we love how the blue velvet sofa sits against a wall  and oversees the outdoor view. The trick here is those two striped upholstered X-benches. They will not block your outdoor views. Rather, they provide flexible seating options.

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2. Have a corner table setup

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One of benefits of having a corner table-set up in your family room is that it is able to use the dead space in the corner and creates a new activity zone  (such as game table)for the whole family.  You know we all have that feeling when we sit around a table in Starbucks and we intend to be able to focus on our reading or our work although it is pretty noisy in the surroundings.  And fun part is that  you can add your own decor style and personality.

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3. Low-slung sofas and chairs often open your family room more.

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These low-slung sofa and chairs in the above two pictures open up smaller family room spaces and create  very chilled lay-back vibes.

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4. Have a ping-pong table or pool table if you space allows.

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Turns an unused formal dining room into the ultimate hangout space.

 

 

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Wouldn’t be fun to have a pool table right behind of your family room seating area?

 

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