4 Ways to Create a Fresh Statement out of Your Crystal Pieces

Happy Friday, guys!  We were invited to different parties almost every night this week. I love those beautiful  tabletop decor on each party and really thankful the organizers put up a lot of efforts to make each party sing.  I hope I can share those photos I took from different parties soon. And I have to say that among all of the parties, the super stars are truly those crystal decor in all kinds and they elevate everyone’s mood and make the night so special and prestigious.

I remember that when I started my own design business back then, I had a client who own so many  antique crystal pieces, I was like wow those pieces were very beautiful but they were kind of old school decoration too. As I started to acquire more and more pieces for my clients and myself, I start to realize the ultimate beauty of those hand-made crystal pieces and stunned by a lot of new modern design. I then started to study what will be the best ways to display those crystal art-crafts in different interiors.  And shockingly enough, almost all of my clients no matter what styles they prefer to, they fall in love with those crystal pieces. So today, I am going to share 5 ways to display your crystal decor items and make them shine.

  1. Crystal pieces are made to shine, so please don’t hide them away or wrapped them away. Let them be who they are and shine.
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The purple antique crystal bowl sitting on an acrylic stand in this Scandinavia-modern house entry in San Gabriel Valley.

2. It doesn’t matter it is a crystal bowel or crystal vase, it doesn’t matter how old  those crystal pieces are and how out-of-date they are, one of the best way to show off your crystal pieces  is  to use them for holding your fresh flowers.

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In one of our projects , we used this large crystal bowel with fresh roses to create a statement at my client’s entry.

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3. Use your crystal bowels or vases as  candle holders. Everybody is going to love that flicking candle flames dazzling through crystals.

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4. Yes, for your tabletop to host your beautiful fruits and nuts.

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Crystals For Christmas Decor

abAre you still looking for the ideas for your Christmas decor or  holiday gifts?

Maybe you have  been so busy and may need some inspirations to get your holiday tasks going. Yes, we have something quite special for you:

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Being festive with crystal drink-wares and candles and red

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Well, what do you think?  All of these Christmas tree decor and festive  table-tops put you in the holiday mood? We know we are. Today is all about crystals for Christmas since they light up everybody’s mood, bring holidays cheers and a touch of luxury and sophistication to our holiday celebrations.  It doesn’t matter your house decor is classical, traditional,  old-house charm, Mid–Century, Scandinavia  modern, contemporary, Millennium chic,  Bohemia,  beach lay-back, rustic, farm-house style, a crystal chandelier, a group of crystal vases with fresh flowers, a delicate collectable hand-made crystal bowel, adorable crystal ornaments shining among your greenery, crystal drink-wares sparkling by your fire-place will, for sure, light up your home, bring a lot of cheers and create one of those magical beautiful moments for you, your family and friends during holidays.

Crystals for Holiday Ornaments

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We fall in love with these adorable crystal ornaments immediately. What about you?

Crystal Candle Holders

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Just imagine, you put these elegant and dazzling scented candles by your windows on holiday evenings, you will put a big smile on the face of everyone passing by.  We are sure that they will send you some good wishes. Holiday is about spreading holiday cheers, right?

Vases & Bowels:

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All of the images above from Waterford official Instagram account and you can click here to get more inspirations  My clients love Waterford crystal not only because they make beautiful pieces, have several designer collections but also some pieces are pretty accessible too.  And as you know, we love mix high and low in our design to just make the decor more interesting.

My goodness, these crystal vases are so delicate and  they will upscale your holiday decor in a second. We specially love Jeff Leatham’s collection.  What about you? By the way, we will talk about Jeff Leatham in another blog since we are one of his super fans. So please stay tuned with us.

Drink-Wares

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One of our holiday memories is to toast around fireside on the holiday evenings just to cheer and relax. We believe that you can relate too. I have this Client Lei and she said that every time the family toasts holidays, somehow by holding Waterford stemware always makes her feel very special.

The good news is that for a limited time only, Waterford is offering lowest prices (up to 40% off) on some holiday items . The offer ends December 16th at 11 AM ET.  Plus,FREE Ground Shipping On Orders $50+ by Dec 16th for Ground Shipping in time for Christmas Delivery.  So, hurry up, grab your holiday fancy goodies with unbelievable price-cut when supply last:

Brookside White Wine, Set of 4

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Bolton Decanter

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Bolton Stemless Wine, Set of 4

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Price: $200.00
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Bolton Stemless Red Wine, Set of 4

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Price: $200.00
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Bolton All Purpose Wine, Set of 4

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Price: $200.00
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Bolton Carafe

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Price: $300.00
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Southbridge Decanter

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Price: $300.00
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Southbridge Double Old Fashioned, Set of 4

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Price: $200.00
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Southbridge Carafe

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Price: $300.00
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Wild Atlantic Way 9in Bowl

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic way is a 1,553 mile route that winds through nine counties al… [More]

Price: $495.00
Sale: $330.99

Wild Atlantic Way Rose Bowl

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic way is a 1,553 mile route that winds through nine counties al… [More]

Price: $495.00
Sale: $330.99

2019 Hospitality Bowl

Adding a touch of whimsy to cut crystal, the Hospitality Bowl has a pineapple shape, pe… [More]

Price: $69.00

2019 Snowman Sculpture 

Holiday cheer can be seen all over the home with the Snowman Sculpture. This festive cr… [More]

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2019 Shamrock Collectible

As a traditional Irish symbol of good luck, this Shamrock Collectible 3.8″ is a perenni… [More]

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2019 Christmas Tree Votive Pair

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2019 Snowflake Ornament

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2019 Mini Snowflake Ornament

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2019 Snowflake Wishes Prosperity Ornament

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2019 Silver Snowflake Ornament

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2019 Snowstar Ornament

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Price: $65.00

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5 Ways To Use Greenery Garlands for your Holiday Decoration

 

The holiday season is just around the corner.  we hope you are excited as much as we are. As you know, all of the beautiful things are out there.   After all , the holidays are about celebrating the special moments with family and friends. So plan the celebration ahead and plan it well.

There are many many ways to decorate your holiday home. And besides Christmas trees, greenery garlands, for sure, can play off another drama for your holiday decor. You can get them from Trader Joe, nurseries, flower markets or DIY by yourself. The key here is to get the real one. We guarantee the natural lush greenery garlands will instantly fresh your mind, put you in the mood and make you feel like you are in paradise.

So today, we are going to talk about 5 ways to leverage these natural greenery garlands:

  1. Hang around your front door to gracefully greet your guests.:

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2. Drape around the stair rails.

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3. Beautify your china cabinet.

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4. Yes, hang above your bed to  have a sweet dream about Santa.

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5. Drape loosely on your open shelves decorated with in-season citrus fruits like lemon and lime.

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Happy Thursday

 

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Farm Fresh Holiday Wreath Decorated with Pine Cones and a Bow, 22 Inch

 

 

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Farm Fresh Holiday Wreath Decorated with Pine Cones and a Bow, 22 Inch

 

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Fresh-Cut Table Top Christmas Tree | Black Hills Spruce | 3ft.- 4ft. W/Stand

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Jackson & Perkins Cozy Rosemary Live Tabletop Christmas Tree Herb Gift, Potted in a Festive Knot Burlap Style Bag

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Preserved Boxwood Cone Topiary Original Natural Boxwood Christmas Decor Plant(Cone Topiary, 17 inch)

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A Peek at Our Holiday Show-House 2019–2020

A modern classic beauty.

 

 

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KHK Designs’Holiday ShowHouse Classical—DiningRoom

We have used light lilac chnocssorie wallpaper to give this dining room a touch of feminity

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Phil Table Lamp by GlobalViews—A large round pill shaped bulb sits on top of a block in a shiny nickel finish. Our Pill Table Lamp is a contemporary wonder that would work even in the most classic of spaces. Topped with a ivory faux silk shade, the clean lines and minimal styling keep it fresh.Dimensions
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GRANDE SWIRL JAR-MATTE WHITE—Hand crafted from Portuguese ceramic, our Grande Swirl Jar is sure to make a statement. Large in scale, this stunning jar is available in both matte white and bronze finishes.                                                                                                                              Dimensions
OVERALL: 17.75″DIA. X 37″H (22.2 LB)
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JAR: 14.75″DIA. X 26.75″H (19.3 LB)
LID: 9.5″DIA. X 5.5″H (2.1 LB)
Our Grande Cornice Jar gets its name from the detailing around the mouth of the jar. Large in scale, this Portuguese ceramic jar is available in both matte white and bronze finishes. Get the Price

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GOVERNOR’S PALACE MIRROR

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Take a step back through time while peering into the Governor’s Palace Mirror from the WILLIAMSBURG collection. The neoclassical design of the past has been updated to fit in any modern space.


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To be continued.

 

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3 Home Trends from WestEdge 2019

It had been super busy in the last several days from WestEdge show to working on the on-going  projects. WestEdge is hosted every year at the end of Oct mainly to show local small home goods makers’ handcrafted products in Los Angeles and of course some global brands in kitchen and bath as well.  The show venue is usually modern and chic. I partially enjoy their outdoor lounge area in the beautiful SoCal sunshine in fall. Here are 3 homes trends we saw from this year’s show:

  1. Muted pastel color palette on tiles, ceramic objects:

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2. Dramatized Lighting Fixtures:

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3. Fashion-forward Decorative Pluming Hardwares:

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6 Patterned Rooms You will Fall in Love with

 

Fall is happy season and one of the decorate tricks to create fun and playful fall interiors is to bring in pattern.  By doing so, it will often add more personality to spaces. And of course the right pairing and dose are two key factors to create that happy moment. Here are 6 patterned rooms you definitely can stole some ideas from.

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by Charlotte Lucas Interior Design. Modern flare and classic elements harmonize in this elegant living room.
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by Current Interiors. Pattered on the abstract art echos with pattern on the sofa and ottoman yet in a large scale.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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by Corley Design The dot patterns on the rug, the  upholstered floral patterns on the chairs are carrying out a fun conversation.

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Amazing Williamsburg® Paint Color Collection by Benjamin Moore

Hi, guys, it’s Monday. So let’s enjoy some Monday Blue:

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The West Parlor at Washington’s Mount Vernon was first painted an eye-popping Prussian blue in 1787.
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As part of signature 18th century colonial colors, this Prussian Blue truly lighted up my Monday.

This morning, I came across the blog by Quintessence —At Home in Colonial Williamsburg with Anthony Baratta.  

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Collaborating with The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Benjamin Moore actually introduced Williamsburg® Paint Color Collection with 144 colors back 2013.   Here are some of my favorites:
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Upper Walls:  CW-585  Ewing Blue
Lower Walls:  CW-30  Market Square Shell
Ceiling:  CW-595  Chesapeake Blue
Trim:  CW-5  Harwood Putty
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Walls:  CW-50  Tyler Gray
Ceiling:  CW-650  Palace Pearl
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Walls:  Washington Blue  CW-630
Highboy:  Cornwallis Red  CW-315
Here are several more:
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A stunning example of the depth of color unearthed by Colonial Williamsburg research is seen here in this powder room, painted in Carter Plum CW-355.
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Bassett Hall Green CW-480, shown on the walls of this stairwell, with risers in Geddy Gray CW-720, reflect how the traditional paint colors of the Williamsburg® Paint Color Collection can combine distinct colors for a fresh and sophisticated look.
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Well you can tell  that the color palettes for Williamsburg Paint Color collection are truly timeless and quite adapt to today’s contemporary living.
In case you are planning to do some fresh make-over for your home to celebrate the coming holiday season, this might be the perfect paint collection for you. And you can explore the whole Williamsburg® Paint Color Collection by clicking here
And of course, if you would like to learn more about autistic colonial colors in 18th century such as Prussian Blue I mentioned at the very beginning of this blog, you can click here to read more.
In addition, we have curated a set of Williamsburg home decor accessories for you here:
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The Chinoiseries door surround in the Supper Room of the Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia, inspired the Fincastle Mirrors. Made of solid hardwood, covered in antique silver metal leaf with an antique lacquer finish. Get the Price
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The brass sculptures of tea drinking Chinese men, named “Hyson” and “Bohea” were inspired by 18th-century tea accoutrements held by The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for Chinese teas were popular in 18th-century Virginia. The historical impact of tea cannot be understated. British demand for tea wares sparked the Industrial Revolution, and a British tax on tea led to the American Revolution. Colonial Williamsburg’s bountiful collections of 18th-century tea wares – made to accommodate the new social ceremony?which are designed with a “Trend Meets Tradition” approach that keeps them fresh. The English have been smitten with Asian goods and designs “in the Chinese taste” since Catherine of Braganza brought a dowry of Asian trade routes to her marriage to King Charles II of England in 1662. The WILLIAMSBURG “Bohea” and Hyson” sculptures were motivated by a print in the Colony. Get the Price
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Take a step back through time while peering into the Governor’s Palace Mirror from the WILLIAMSBURG collection. The neoclassical design of the past has been updated to fit in any modern space. Get the Price

Happy Monday with a Lot of Blue

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An Elegant Powder Room in Blue-and-White

Here is the recent powder room we did for the Orange County Hill house. Different from super contemporary entry, we create more traditional vibes for this powder room to give that warmth and inviting feel. The crisp contrast between blue and white and touch of brass on the hardwares  make the space so elegant, light and airy with a right dose of glamour.

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Powder Room in blue-and-White

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Festcool 20″ Classic Blue and White Porcelain Dragon Temple Ceramic Ginger Jar Vase, China Ming Style

Norwall SY33963 Step Stripe Pre-Pasted Wallpaper, Navy, Blue, Beige, Denim, French Vanilla

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LOGANOVA Flat Roman Shade – Blue French Style With Trim. Cotton Fabric with chain mechanism. Custom made

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