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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Welcome May with Colorful Floral Decor and Hummingbird Accents

The first day of May just might inspire you to step up your decorating efforts with a festival of color and beaming blooms. Floral bedding and home accents in energizing, vibrant hues will serve as instant mood-lifters. Dapple your decor with these floral beauties, and enjoy the brightening effect they have on your rooms.

The Pink Dahlia Comforter Bed Set makes it easy to invigorate staid bedrooms with color and charm. This bed-in-a-bag ensemble takes the hassle out of finding coordinating pieces; the eight-piece set includes a comforter, bedskirt, two shams, two European shams, and two decorative pillows. Happy, pink-pigmented dahlia flowers compose the main pattern; jacquard-woven green diamonds, woven plaid, and solid raspberry complement the comforter face and shams.

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If your wall still reminds you of winter with its stark shade and bare expanse, perk it up with floral wall art. The Pretty in Floral Canvas Triptych features amethyst blooms strewn across its surface, accented with delicate leaves and glittery silver outlines.

Pretty in Floral Canvas Triptych Art Amethyst Set of Three

What better way to enhance your bright floral decor than with hummingbird accents? You might only glimpse their real-life counterparts for a few swift seconds as they sip from brilliant flowers, but these precious decorations are here to stay. Ever-hovering, buzzing, or diving on your window, wall, or table top, these mesmerizing birds will steal the heart of every hummingbird enthusiast.

What a rare sight – a hummingbird at night! The beautifully sculpted Hummingbird Nightlight features the tiny bird, suspended in mid-flight, indulging in sweet nectar. Designed by John Solomon for Ibis and Orchid, this bonded marble accent is handpainted and includes a nightlight bulb. Illuminate small areas with this jubilant and colorful accent.

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Cultivate a serene atmosphere indoors or out with the Hummingbirds Tabletop Water Fountain. Birds and flowers adorn the fern-colored background of this porcelain accent. A hand-glazed finish and included decorative stones for the reservoir complete this soothing decoration.

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Make a Splash! New Trends in Coastal Decor

The avid beachcomber is always curious to see what the sea has strewn along the sands – perhaps an unusually colored shell or a sculptural piece of driftwood. Follow her lead, and scoop up some new treasures to replenish your coastal decor! These coastal decorating trends have washed ashore just in time for spring and summer.

Even if your toes are grazing the carpet instead of sinking in the sand, you can still relax and soak in the ambience of a sunny, languid beachfront. Or perhaps you’d rather escape the heat under the cool shade of the nearest palm. The tropical coastal decorating style is all about calming effects, from laid-back island living to the swaying fronds of palm trees.

The Palm Tree Shadow Triptych immerses you in a gorgeous island vision, with three canvases that depict the refreshing blue ocean. And what better than a breezy window treatment to allow the sunshine inside? Open up the Tropical Breeze Curtain Panels to enjoy the sunshine in full effect, or close them to let light filter through.

Palm Tree Shadow Wall Art Set Blue Set of Three Tropical Breeze Grommet Curtain Panel

This coastal theme calls for soothing home accents, so keep your eye out for relaxing accessories. Unwind to the gentle sounds of the Shell Island Table Fountain, or take in the worry-free glow of the Coralline Flameless Candles. An accent lamp like the Capiz Tropical Fish Luminary provides you with soft light that isn’t jarring, and the Turtle Bay Sculpture will have you smiling with its diving pose.

Shell Island Table Fountain Coralline LED Candle Blue

Capiz Tropical Fish Accent Lamp Green Turtle Bay Sculpture Multi Earth

If you prefer exploring the ocean to viewing it from afar, you’ll love the next coastal trend: mermaid decor! Delve into the ocean depths to catch a glimpse of this ocean princess flexing her tail as she glides through the water. You might even see her emerge from her cavern of the sea to moonbathe on a rock. Mermaid figurines like the Moonlight Mermaid feature the alluring enchantress resting for a moment, fin curled beneath her. Auristella will even hold your rings and soap if you let her float along on your counter top.

Moonlight Mermaid Sculpture Ivory Auristella Mermaid Accent Green

Festive Holiday Bedding, Shower Curtains, and Window Treatments

Your entryway and living room may be in the seasonal spirit, but what about the other areas in your home? Do you walk from room to room, feeling festive one minute and not-so-jolly the next? Wouldn’t you love to enjoy Christmas cheer wherever you go, whether you’re settling in for a long winter’s nap or soaking in the bubbles? Let seasonal joy radiate through your home with holiday bedding, shower curtains, and window treatments.

Slumber in peace beneath this quilt, knowing your wish for beautiful holiday bedding has come true. The Lenox® Nouveau Stripe Quilt features gracefully twining strands of plaid ribbon print alternating with holly leaves and berries. An off-white ground hosts accent colors of green, red, and gold. Vermicelli quilting merrily dances across this cotton cover, which is trimmed with velveteen binding. Layer coordinating shams and pillows on top of this holiday quilt for an irresistible seasonal look.

Nouveau Stripe Quilt Off White

Getting out of bed on frosty mornings will be a little easier when you think of the pretty, festive bathroom that awaits you. The Poinsettia Holiday Shower Curtain is sprinkled along the top and bottom with embroidered poinsettias and greenery, metallic gold yarns, and embroidered eyelets. Scalloped edging sweeps along your floor for a charming finish.

Poinsettia Cutwork Shower Curtain White 70 x 72

The Poinsettia Holiday Window Treatment can add a coordinating element to the shower curtain; or, use it to dress up any room you like. The valance and tier pair are similarly festooned with embroidered poinsettias, gold yarns, and eyelets.

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Holiday Decorating Ideas and Styles for 2014

What Christmas decorations will bejewel your home this year? Do you yearn to create a beautiful, cohesive look for the holiday season? If you’re short on inspiration, consider one of these holiday decorating styles.

Golden Elegance

Red and green will never go out of style as a Christmas color pairing, but gold, bronze, and champagne can look just as festive. Your home will be awash in luxury when you decorate with the regal hues of Golden Elegance. This exquisite style also includes figurines with an heirloom-like quality, elegantly resting on your display surfaces like cherished holiday treasures. Glitter and shimmer lend holiday twinkle to these sumptuous accents.

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Holiday Glitter

As a child, what captured your attention among all the holiday decor? Was it the reflection of the living room in a red metallic ball ornament? Maybe it was the silver tinsel that wound around your Christmas tree or hung, frost-like, in shimmering vertical drips? All the holiday sparkle that captivated you then can fill your home now. The Holiday Glitter decorating style is dazzling in red and burgundy, with plenty of shine and sparkle. Expect to see sequins, crystals, and glitter as embellishments.

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White Christmas

No matter what the meteorologist says, it will be a White Christmas this year. After all, you’ve been dreaming of it (and playing enough Bing Crosby)! This holiday decorating style draws its inspiration from freshly fallen snow, powdery and pristine, softly glittering in the morning sun. Christmas decorations in white and ivory radiate a gentle, delicate beauty, like winter in its quietest hours. Angels seem to glow from within, while other decorations mimic the intricate structure of snowflakes.

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Hot Summer Home Decor – Proudly Made in the USA

The Fourth of July will soon be here, and patriotic shoppers will be delighted by these hot home decor finds that are made right here in the USA. These popular items will give your home a decorating boost, and you can feel good knowing that they are American-made.

Keep those kitchen chairs feeling comfy and looking their best with the Sonoma Fruit Chair Cushions. These chair accents are totally in season with their delicious-looking fruit designs. Ties keep the chair cushions in place, while the fruit pattern adds an inviting touch to your kitchen area.

Sonoma Chair Cushion Light Almond 17 x 15

Cater to your feminine side with the Jessica Ninon Ruffled Priscilla Curtains. These sheer curtains allow light to enter your room while adorning your window with pretty ruffles. Coordinating balloon shades and valances are available, so you can create a window treatment that is as graceful as it is delicate.

Jessica Ninon Wide Priscilla Curtain Pair White 250 x 84

If wild animal prints are more your style, take a look at the exotic Safari Banner Valances. These velveteen window valances feature animal prints of iconic safari denizens: giraffes, leopards, or zebras. Each banner valance is embellished with a tassel.

Giraffe Print Banner Valance Multi Warm 13 x 21

How Sweet! Indulge in the Scents of Ribbonwick Candles

What scents tempt your nose the most? Are you a self-professed “foodie,” drawn to the aromas of sweet, baked concoctions like decadent pink cake? Or do comfort-based, homey fragrances, like those of linen and cotton, make you the happiest?

The Ribbonwick scented candles are available in enough olfactory options to suit any preference. These unique candles have a curving, horizontal wick that is hypnotic to view when lit, coupled with an engaging scent. Decorative holders, some with patterns or special shapes, make these candles ready for display in your home.

For Valentine’s Day, what could be more appropriate than the Love Ribbonwick Candle? This pretty pink candle, with its cake-and-buttercream scent and heart-shaped glass holder, is just the thing to light up the sweetest day of the year. 

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