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Introducing the Matouk Down Collection

Introducing the Matouk Down Collection

Fall 2016, the Matouk Down Collection Simply another piece in the framework that constructs a dreamy night’s sleep, a line of down comforters and pillows are a logical extension for a company venerated for the quality of their bedding. Our friends at Matouk continue to push the definition of fine linens with this new collection of down comforters and pillows. After first locating Dorbena, a multi-generational, family-owned company in Liechtenstein and Matouk’s new partner in sourcing high-quality sustainably harvested down, Matouk began creating their line of...
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Seasonal Home Decor Touches that Endure

Seasonal Home Decor Touches that Endure

Choosing home decor, be it an accent piece or work of art, presents enough difficulty. Searching for enduring home decor touches elevates the challenge further. The type of pieces we’re looking for should fit within your already established decor style, not remake it. Pieces which are bright, warm or subdued but most importantly of the earth. The aim is for something that captures a piece of nature for your home’s interior. Blue Pheasant Marlowe Decorative Starfish A fusion of organic and inorganic, the Marlowe Starfish has been dipped in a warm silver paint...
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Sleeping Pillows and a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleeping Pillows and a Good Night’s Slee...

A good night’s sleep is a feeling. It’s an emotion conveyed by the weight in your shoulders or the spring in your step. When you get a good night’s sleep you know it. How well you sleep involves all the components comprising your bed. The mattress, pillows, sheets, duvet and comforter play an interwoven role in sleeping well. Today we’re going to focus on just one aspect of the bed, sleeping pillows. You spend a large portion of your life in bed. Why not enjoy that time as comfortably as possible? Sleeping pillows come in so many different makes, from all manner of...
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The Picket Fence Presents Rover Casting Call

The Picket Fence Presents Rover Casting ...

Join us at The Picket Fence for the Rover casting call! What to remember: Three lucky dogs will be selected to appear in the next edition of Rover. For a donation of $5000 you will ensure your dog’s selection in the next edition. 9AM-1PM at The Picket Fence, 560 East Avenue North, Monday August...
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Designers Favorite Paint Colors

Designers Favorite Paint Colors

Some people know what general paint color they want but struggle with envisioning the exact shade. Others are just scared to commit to color because they’re not sure what works best with their furniture. Some shades translate perfectly to walls. Some, although beautiful, are better saved for fabrics or rugs. We compiled a list of our designers favorite paint colors they like to use in their own homes as well as client projects. And as a general tip they suggest bringing all paint chips home from the store and looking at them in your space. Once you narrow it down to...
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Throw Blankets that Reflect Your Style

Throw Blankets that Reflect Your Style

Throw blankets are versatile accent pieces. Whatever your style, be it warmth and comfort or a pop of color and texture, throw blankets offer a bounty of options. Similar to the style of a duvet, if a throw wears out its welcome, the offender easily disappears into a linen closet. While a duvet and throw differ in function, not every guest will be invited to glance into your bedroom. Consequently, throw blankets boast a higher chance of being seen by guests you entertain. Beyond an accent piece in a room, throw blankets are an important “slice of the whole.”...
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What to Look for in a Duvet Cover

What to Look for in a Duvet Cover

Whether your bedroom is clean, simple, exotic, exciting, bold, romantic, dynastic, eternal, extravagant, outlandish or any other adjective and combination thereof, there’s a duvet cover out there for you. A duvet cover, or simply duvet, serves a couple of purposes in the bedroom. Function The function of a duvet cover is pretty straightforward. A duvet is the top cover to the bed and typically houses a down comforter. You want this piece to be high quality; a duvet (along with the pillows) is part of a bed’s focal point. Additionally, a high quality duvet will be...
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Creating a Wedding Registry Part II.

Creating a Wedding Registry Part II.

In case you missed it, Part I. breaks down the ‘how’ of creating a wedding registry. As we jump into Part II., we’ll explore some wedding registry item ideas. We’ve divided these items into sections. It may be useful to open Part I., as the trio of questions will still apply. Go Big You might be surprised just how much some are willing to give. Depending on the size of your wedding, select a couple or a handful of items with a heftier price tag. (Choose some with a lighter price tag too). You want to scale your wedding registry appropriately, the...