A Home Gift Guide

A Home Gift Guide

A house is a large part of our life. We spend a large portion of our paycheck on them as well as a large portion of our time. Our place of residence, our homes, should be a place that rise up to meet us and give us a place of rest, a place for entertaining, and a place that we consider to be our very own personal castle. This Gift Guide will help you to get the right items into your home for a joyful retreat called home.

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3 Top Tips From Interior Designers

3 Top Tips From Interior Designers

Are you ready to start a new decorating project? Perhaps you’re redoing your entire kitchen, or just trying to make your family room feel more pulled together? I’m sharing my three favorite tips from interior designers that have helped me see both the big picture and the small steps needed to achieve the big goal. Starting a decorating project can be overwhelming. Making choices to bring a vision to life can be difficult. It’s hard to know what purchases will create the biggest impact keep the purchases within budget! Careful planning can help make the best use of your budget...

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4 Design Trends From Vegas

4 Design Trends From Vegas

This first trend that we like to call Green with Envy, began earlier this year when Pantone named Greenery its color of the year for 2017. Our visit to the Summer Las Vegas Market confirmed that green is definitely having a moment. From lighting to furniture to rugs, green was everywhere we looked. We both see this green trend sticking around for a few more years, too. One of our favorite finds was this Vinter Chandelier from Currey & Company. Made of recycled wine bottles, it flaunts naturally varying shades of green that complement the gold leaf iron of the...

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The Ultimate Glamping Guide

The Ultimate Glamping Guide

Glamping. The word that has been around for a while but what is it and where did it come from? Simply put, glamping means glamorous camping or luxurious camping. It is a melding where luxury and artisan cuisine blend with your time in exotic outdoor spaces. Although a recent phenomenon in this century, glamping has ancient roots. It has history dating as far back as the Persian Kings who took all the comforts of home to camp and battlefront, complete with Persian rugs, comfortable bedding, servants, complete with a royal menu to the present. For instance, President Roosevelt was known for...

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33 Lighting Trends from Pros at Dallas Market: Lightovation 2017

33 Lighting Trends from Pros at Dallas Market: Lightovation 2017

What happens when you get thousands of lighting experts in a single location? An incredible download of lighting trends for those who ask. From Bellacor, we did just that. After spending the last week rubbing elbows with the best and brightest from the world of lighting, we bring you the trends from Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show, June 2017. Coming directly from trailblazers and leaders across the industry, these trends emerged across a dozen or so transcribed interviews. What struck us? How incredibly in-touch the lighting market is with itself and where it's heading. What's coming, what's going? Read on for...

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Red, White & Blue Flower Printable

Red, White & Blue Flower Printable

These hand crafted flowers can be the groundwork for many types of gatherings - birthday parties, tea parties, 4th of July lunch and beyond. They are perfect to make a custom wreathe, a paper bouquet, or as place card holders. If you have a lot of time or a group of friends, turn it into a strong of garland to use in the summer or to place on a Christmas tree. You could even cut it out of fabric and add to children's clothing or on an apron. The sky is the limit! Remember if you plan to use them outside, you...

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4th of July Fortune Cookie Printable

4th of July Fortune Cookie Printable

Our nation's birthday gives us many reasons to celebrate! This day is a day in history that marks the birth of our nation - our independence! There is no better reason to make a cake, decorate, or get together with friends. Often, it is common practice for many to celebrate this great event with parades, fireworks  and family get together's. This year, if you are the host as your family and friends take time to come together and celebrate, you might have a picnic, some time at the beach or games on the agenda. Why not take this time and decorate...

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Chandelier Ceiling Height Guide: To-Scale Cheat Sheet

Chandelier Ceiling Height Guide: To-Scale Cheat Sheet

Chandelier Ceiling Height Guide: To-Scale Cheat Sheet Your vision was primed and ready. Everything fit together in your head like an animation from your favorite HGTV show. Quick measurements reassured you that everything scaled, so you went ahead and purchased the crown jewel of your project - a brand new chandelier. Just after installation, you put the furniture back into place when it hits you... Either your table is too tall, your ceiling is too low, or your chandelier is too big. Where did it go wrong? Good news! This free guide from Bellacor Professional manages to wind back the...

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Gifts For Him

Gifts For Him

Sometimes it is hard to get the perfect gift for dad, grandpa, brother, husband or boyfriend. Most of the time all you need is a little bit of inspiration and a nudge in the right direction. Is he a great host and enjoys playing a game of cards or maybe a round of darts along with entertaining? Is he outdoorsie and finds picnics, golfing, gardening and camping a leisurely activity? Is he more refined and prefers the finer things in life? Maybe he really enjoys supporting his favorite sports team. Whatever type of activity he enjoys, you'll be sure to find...

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