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Get creative, there’s a vase for that!

Get creative, there’s a vase for t...

It’s reasonably safe to assume a vase will come out for freshly cut flowers. However, with a little creativity, a vase is capable of more than a display piece for a bouquet of flowers. Simon Pearce has inspired us to take a vase in a different direction, with a new purpose, for original, unique ways to decorate the home. For example, substitute the flowers for a little slice of nature. In the below left photo, Simon Pearce has created a near terrarium type of arrangement of dirt, rocks and moss (feel free to add a tiny critter if you are so inclined). Or, if nature...
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Luxury Bath Rugs Offer Utility, Comfort and Style

Luxury Bath Rugs Offer Utility, Comfort ...

Luxury Bath Rugs come in so many different makes it may take a minute to sort through all the terminology. Whether it’s the type of fiber, the length of the fiber, the amount of times the fiber’s been twisted or the density of the fibers in a square meter, bath rugs can quickly appear dizzying. While these terms are all about a rug’s composition—which we previously explored with the bath rug’s not-so-distant cousin bath towels here—what we’re aiming for with our bath rugs is to land on indulgent. Indulgence is more than words and numbers...
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Monograms and Embroidery

Monograms and Embroidery

As the oldest form of identification in the world, monograms date back to Greek and Roman times. They served many roles, from indicating social status, to serving as a signature for royals and artists, to being a form of currency in the barter system. Perhaps most obvious, they identified property and were typically ornate, which makes them desirable when creating elegant gifts even today. Monogramming adds a personal touch to any project, and we have a simple guide outlining some fun products that can be monogrammed and embroidered in house in our Ketchum, Idaho...
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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...