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Trend Watch: Decorating with Texture

Trend Watch: Decorating with Texture

Great design stimulates all the senses, including touch. Overlooking the importance of texture in a well-designed room can leave it looking a little….flat. Texture works on a number of levels, from creating comforting experiences or dampening noise, to giving a ...

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Layering Pattern with Stencil Art

Layering Pattern with Stencil Art

Do you like the look of layered patterns in a room? When done well, mixing patterns can give a room a unique personality you just can’t get with a more subtle, “play it safe” scheme of solids or single pattern. ...

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Trend Watch: Encaustic Tile

Trend Watch: Encaustic Tile

A trend that taking Pinterest, Instagram, and the HOTTEST homes by storm right now is Encaustic Tile! These patterned tiles are seen in both traditional and contemporary homes, and can even be mixed and matched. Real Encaustic cement tiles have ...

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The Secret Is Out for Easy Stenciled Stairs

The Secret Is Out for Easy Stenciled Stairs

Stairs are stepping it up in the interior design world and finally getting the attention that they deserve. Move over plain Jane stairs; pretty patterned stairs are here to not only transition from one room to another but also to ...

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Get the Downton Abbey Look with Damask Wall Stencils

Get the Downton Abbey Look with Damask Wall Stencils

Are you one of the millions of fans worldwide that is mourning the impending finale of the hit British series Downton Abbey? The decadent period costumes, Georgian-style architecture, and the sumptuously decorated interiors, not to mention the intertwining storylines between ...

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Journey of the Turkish Tulip

Journey of the Turkish Tulip

When people talk about tulip-mania, we usually think about Holland. But did you know there was a craze for tulips somewhere else, long before the Dutch fell for the flower. In Turkey! Yes, tulips were originally a wild flower that ...

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Stylish Scandinavian Folk Art

Stylish Scandinavian Folk Art

Welcome to another Paint + Pattern journey as we travel to Sweden! Each month, Paint + Pattern virtually features gorgeous global locations and their style as it relates to pattern and décor. We give you all the best details on ...

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