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Not quite to the ‘forever home’ stage but desire a look that can transition from home to home? Until you get to your forever home we’re giving you the pieces to invest in, how not to fall prey to “trendy spendy” and what pieces truly give you a sense of home no matter how often […]

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Décor for the Transitional Home Stage

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Creating a cohesive home begins with a color story, a selection of paints and repeated colors to use throughout your home.

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Creating a Home Color Story

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Every once in a blue moon, when you try something new, it launches into a new and wonderful adventure. While the past few months have been full of plenty of uncertainty and fear, I have looked fear in the face and said “YES”. Last week I told y’all about the creatives connection that Jan Daniels […]

The Untamed Square

The Untamed Square

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A focal point is the first place that gets attention when you enter a room. Today we’re going to guide you through the process of choosing a focal point, staying true to the purpose of the room, and how to enhance your focal points. Choosing a Focal Point There are two types of focal points […]

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Nailing the Mix: Focal Points

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Layers. You’re going to get so tired of hearing me preach “decorate in layers” – but I promise, there are more benefits to this practice than you can imagine. The layers of a room go something like this: architecture and ceiling, flooring, upholstered furniture, accent fabrics, non-upholstered furniture pieces, wall art + accessories, and finally […]

Designer Secrets

Nailing the Mix: Incorporating Color + Texture

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Part II: In Part I of Nailing the Mix, we looked at the five main pieces to nailing the mix in your home decor like a pro. Today we’ll talk about piece number two more in depth: how to define your personal style while creating beautiful interior decorating throughout your home. Looking around your home, […]

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Nailing the Mix: Defining Your Personal Style

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When you wander (okay, are invited) into a home that just seems to bring a sense of peace to your senses, it may very well be because that person has nailed the “mix”. The elusive “mix” that people run to designers, decorators and DIY websites for, is the blending of a variety of styles, colors, […]

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Nailing the Mix: The 80/20 Rule

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Continued from Clarity in Chaos While I have lived in seven different cities across the Southeast and traveled throughout the country (and to Paris, of course!) I have found that my natural inclination is to hunt for the “hidden gems” that are waiting around every corner. Whether I’m in my home-away-from-home of New Orleans, Charleston, […]

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Hidden Gems

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Inspiration for Interior Design Styling In September 2018, my life changed drastically and I found myself taking a leap of faith (in the form of a plane ticket) to travel across the Atlantic, to a city I had only dreamed of for the past eight years. Six months later, Bleu Bee Designs entered the world, […]

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Clarity in Chaos

A collected fresh traditional style with a twist of whimsy

based in jacksonville, florida 
designing coast to coast