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Color Feature: Decorating with Cinnabar in Your Home

We’re shining a spotlight on one of our favorite fall colors: cinnabar! This deep red-orange shade can be used all year long, but it’s fabulous in fall as a sophisticated alternative to pumpkin oranges and bright reds. Here are a few ways you can decorate with cinnabar in your home this autumn.

1. Pair solid-color cinnabar curtains with drapes in a compatible color like antique gold, bronze, beige, or brown. Complete the window treatment with matching waterfall valances, then use metal wall art panels at the sides to accent the arrangement in a symmetrical fashion. If you’re feeling adventurous, choose artwork with complementary color pops of golden orange, turquoise, or sage.

2. Drape a furnishing in a sunset-colored furniture protector to keep it looking great and brighten your living room for fall. Hang framed wall art prints in neutral tones over your loveseat or sofa to provide a polished look while keeping the attention on the beautiful sunset hue.

Cinnabar Curtains Sunset Furniture Protector

3. Layer European shams and decorative pillows in ember glow atop your bed to enhance the pattern colors and give your bedroom a luxe look. Place a sleek lamp with a clear glass font on your bedside table and hang a mirrored wall art piece above the headboard for sumptuous appeal.

4. Place plush, solid cinnabar mats on your bathroom floor for cushion underfoot, and choose a toilet lid cover in a matching color for a unified appearance. Then add your classiest bath furnishings in metallics or neutrals, or choose accessories in autumn tones for a full-out fall aesthetic.

Ember Glow Bedding Accessories Cinnabar Bath Mats

Exclusive Riverpark Striped Reversible Furniture Covers

Is that solid color furniture protector looking a little drab and worn? The Riverpark Furniture Cover would be an excellent replacement, featuring a colorful stripe pattern and reversible material.

This striped furniture cover provides you with two looks in one. Display the stripes in warm, earthy hues, or flip the cover over to show stripes in shades of green and brown. The nature-inspired color palette is perfect for late summer and autumn—or all year round, if you choose.

The channel-quilted, brushed polyester microfiber furniture cover has a divided side pocket for your accessories (and the reverse does too). All sizes except the recliner cover have straps with D-rings, so you can keep the furniture protector in place. Cover your recliner, wing chair, loveseat, or sofa, and simply remove the protector for washing when it collects too much pet hair or dirt.

This reversible furniture cover is a Touch of Class® design exclusive, so you won’t find it anywhere else. Click here to view measurement information and to order this cover.

You can also view the entire exclusive Riverpark Home Decor Collection by clicking this link.

Riverpark Striped Reversible Furniture Cover Riverpark Striped Reversible Furniture Cover

Beautiful Butterfly Home Decor for Spring

March is winging its way ever-closer, and what better way to celebrate than with butterfly home decor? You might not have much time to admire butterflies in nature before they fly away, but you can gaze on them all you like in your home. Allow butterflies to flit over your walls and bedding, or let them pause in seemingly perpetual beauty on your furnishings or floor.

Click here to view a variety of butterfly home decor, including the items featured below.

And here are just a few butterfly facts to get you in the mood to decorate with this delicate creature!

  • According to the North American Butterfly Association, there are approximately 575 species of butterflies occurring regularly in the lower 48 states of the United States.
  • The monarch butterfly is the state butterfly or state insect for seven states: Alabama, Idaho, Illinois, Minnesota, Texas, Vermont, and West Virginia.
  • According to the North American Butterfly Association, an adult butterfly has an average lifespan of approximately one month; however, a few varieties can live up to nine months.
  • Lepidoptera is the scientific order of insects that includes moths and butterflies.
  • The butterfly can symbolize life, renewal, change, and hope.

Butterfly Metal Wall Art Butterfly Sheer Window Treatment
Athena Garden Butterfly Rugs Flight of the Butterfly Table

How to Add Glamour to Your Vanity

Whether you’re preparing for the day ahead, a special occasion, or a night out, you deserve to feel pampered and special. Little touches of comfort and elegance at your vanity can make all the difference. Here are just a few ways to beautify your vanity:

1. Flower-shaped rug

Choose a pretty, blossom-inspired rug with contoured edges to add interest and comfort underfoot. You’ll love having a flower-shaped rug at your vanity—like stepping into your own private garden.

Flower Shaped Rug at Vanity

2. Upholstered vanity chair

Replace that worn vanity stool with a new perch for all your primping. Choose a vanity chair with a cushy, padded seat for comfort. Just be sure the seat height is appropriate for your vanity table.

Upholstered Vanity Chair with Flower

3. Beauty organizer

Banish clutter at your vanity station by using a cosmetics organizer to keep things neat. You’ll know just where everything is, saving you precious time before you head out the door. A two-tiered organizer works well at a vanity where space is at a minimum.

Fiore Beauty Organizer

4. Vanity tray

Place your most-used beauty articles, like your favorite perfume or lipstick, on a mirrored vanity tray. They’ll look pretty reflected in the mirror and will be easily accessible whenever you need them.

Adina Gold Mirrored Vanity Tray

5. Jewelry box

Keep small items like jewelry and pins from getting lost by placing them in a darling jewelry box.

Jaylene Blue Jewelry Box

6. Elegant lady figurine

Every fashionable woman needs a beauty muse! An elegant lady figurine will grace your vanity with the utmost charm. Some figurines have a small mirror or built-in drawer for your earrings or rings.

Elegant Lady Figurine with Jewelry Drawer

Ten Simple Ways to Decorate in the Farmhouse Charm Style

Stroll along the weathered wooden fence, letting your fingers graze the jubilant wildflowers, until your quaint farmhouse comes into view. Then sit a spell on the front porch in your favorite rocking chair or while away a relaxing afternoon indoors among the charm of country decor. Sound like a dream? If you’ve long-admired the rustic farmhouse style, here are ten simple ways to imbue your home with the same laid-back, down-home ambience.

Click here to view a variety of home decor in the farmhouse charm style, including the items below.

1. Antique-inspired serveware and crockery
Your off-white plates and platters will be at home in the farmhouse style. Mix and match dinnerware from different sets, and gather a few pieces just for display. For your table or island, place utensils or artificial flowers in a vintage-looking crock.

2. Open shelving
To give your kitchen an airy, casual feel, select furnishings with open storage or glass-front doors. For a touch of yesteryear, display glass milk bottles, Mason jars, wooden crates, or metal canisters.

Antique Rooster Kitchen Utensil Crock West Albany Wine Cabinet

3. Cutout wall decor
Wall items spelling out “kitchen” or “eat” will look darling in your farmhouse kitchen. A wall hook rack like this one is both decorative and functional, keeping your oven mitt, potholder, and towel at hand.

4. Table linens with simple patterns
Simple patterns and primary colors keep your table from looking too fussy and formal. Buffalo checks, gingham squares, and stripes work well.

Kitchen Wall Hook Rack Red Buffalo Check Table Linens

5. Burlap-look fabrics
To capture the bucolic appeal of prairie life, choose window treatments and throw pillows with the look of burlap. The neutral color and texture will call to mind burlap feed sacks.

6. Woven items
Woven storage baskets have a rustic quality that suits the farmhouse style. Look for woven floor baskets and wall pockets to store throws, magazines, beauty essentials, towels, or toilet paper rolls.

Burlap Tier Window Treatment Woven Storage Baskets

7. Rustic accent lighting
Lantern-style candleholders with LED candles are a safe alternative to lanterns with wax candles. Accent your rustic farmhouse decor with copper-finished metal and distressed wood holders.

8. Galvanized metal decor
Home accents with the look of galvanized metal will remind you of old wash buckets and pails. This topiary-style wall art has rustic and galvanized finishes as well as plenty of floral charm.

Copper Metal LED Candleholder Floral Topiary Metal Wall Art

9. Cozy patchwork quilts
A pretty patchwork quilt will set the foundation for a rustic farmhouse bedroom. Warm earth tones and subdued floral palettes keep bedrooms from looking too stark or modern.

10. Slatted and wood-pallet wall art
Wooden wall art with a vintage appearance will adorn your home with a sweet message and antique charm. These decorative plaques also make great gifts for those who love the farmhouse style.

Irish Chain Quilt Happily Ever After Wall Art

Functional and Decorative: Unique Storage Cabinets for Your Home

Why settle for the same storage pieces that you’ve seen over and over? Opt for something new in the new year! These unique storage cabinets are perfect for stowing items out of sight until you need them again—while adding decorative interest to your room.

Click here to view a variety of fabulous storage cabinets, including corner cabinets, multiple-drawer cabinets, demilune cabinets, and more.

Perhaps you need a chairside storage cabinet to hold magazines and remotes. The Sophie Floral Chairside Cabinet is blooming with florals on a burgundy background; all you need to add is your favorite lamp on top.

A versatile piece for your living room, dining room, bedroom, or bathroom, the Tropical Storage Cabinet features an openwork palm tree design on its door fronts. You’ll love its beautiful handcrafted and handpainted details.

Sophie Chairside Cabinet Tropical Storage Cabinet

The Majestic Marvels Floral Storage Cabinet is a gilded beauty with a metallic gold top, sides, and drawer fronts. Handpainted floral designs on the drawers and a scalloped front enhance its stunning appearance.

The Cadiz Corner Cabinet makes use of corner space while embellishing your decor with its handsome traditional aesthetic. Raised relief designs decorate the top drawer and three lower faux drawers that open to interior storage with a fixed shelf.

Majestic Marvels Gold Floral Storage Cabinet Cadiz Corner Cabinet

Energize Your Decor with the Summer Fresh Collection

The official start of summer is almost here, and we’ll soon be awash in glorious days. When the temp rises from pleasant to sweltering, you’re sure to be mood for whatever spells “cool” to you. Perhaps it’s the citrus hue of a lime green tote bag, a fruity blue punch with floating ice cubes, the frosty lick of a popsicle straight from the freezer, or the blue expanse of a cloudless sky.

Give your interior decor that same refreshing feel with the cool tones of the Summer Fresh Collection. Full of pep yet casual in style, this collection features shades of green and aqua, as well as medallions and openwork designs. Energize your home decor with these vivacious items, some of which are also a part of the Reflective Essentials Collection by Connie Post.

Click here to view the entire Summer Fresh Collection, as well as coordinating window treatments, artworks, and rugs.

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The faux leather Ottoman features a kaleidoscopic Bohemian design in cool colors. A solid aqua top and silver nailhead trim make this fun furnishing a must-have for your decor.

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The Candleholder Set has a shiny aqua blue finish for a splash of solid color in your room.

The Accent Table Set features metal openwork motifs and beveled mirrored tops for an unexpected touch.

Summer Fresh Candleholders Aqua Set of Three  Summer Fresh Accent Tables Multi Cool Set of Two

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