Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescapes!

Creating a Warm & Inviting Atmosphere to Give Thanks

Thanksgiving Tablescape

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It’s a week until Thanksgiving and you’re starting to panic, you have 20+ guests arriving and you haven’t even thought past the turkey and stuffing! I’m sure we’ve all been there; the focus around Thanksgiving tends to be more about the food and less about the decorations. However, by taking just a little extra time to plan out the look of your table, the atmosphere of your special event can take on a whole new meaning.

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Images via Ella Claire Blog, Bird’s Party Blog, Pinterest & Houzz

Place Settings: Even the smallest details will bring a personalized touch to your table. A simple name tag or a fresh autumn sprig or colorful leaf, are all easy ways to achieve this.

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Accents: Candles to autumn flower arrangements, pumpkins, fruit baskets, pears and branches are all lovely accents at a Thanksgiving table. Not only inviting and warm, but these natural décor pieces remind us to be thankful for the beauty that lies all around us.

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The Entire Look: From white to colorful to autumn toned, your Thanksgiving table can be of your own design. Whether you have a lot of time to spare or just a few hours, creating a tablescape that will make your guests feel at home is entirely possible, it just requires a little thought!

For more Thanksgiving styling inspiration, check out our entire Thanksgiving Tablescapes board on Pinterest!

Guest Room Decorating Ideas!

Make Your Guests Feel at Home this Holiday Season

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Warm up your guest room décor with an inviting wall quote or fresh bunch of flowers – Images via WallPops & Pinterest

Whether you’re traveling this holiday season or planning to stay put to play host to both family and friends, the thought of where you’re going to stay or where you’re going to place your many guests, is one that’s probably not far from your mind. With just a few weeks till Thanksgiving, making sure that all your I’s are dotted and your T’s are crossed, will make this busy time of year one that both your guests as well as yourself will be able to enjoy!

Guest rooms should be both warm and inviting, a place where your guests can relax and feel at home in, as well as a place to escape to from the holiday chaos or even just a much needed nap. Put yourself in your guest’s shoes, what would make you feel at home, comfortable, at ease?  With just a few simple gestures, you can make sure that your guests are not only happy, but also well taken care of.

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A perfect trio of comfortable additions to guest room décor – Images via Apartment Therapy, While Wearing Heels Blog and Me & J Blog

The Basics:

The basic guest room necessities that every room should have are a variety of standard pillows, extra blankets and throws, as well as a set of towels that should be left out for your guest to access whenever they need. So whether your guest likes their pillows soft and fluffy, or they prefer three layers of blankets to just two, you will be able to rest easy knowing that they will have a good night’s sleep.

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A cozy guest room design incorporating extra throws, bedside lamp, plenty of pillows and a lovely full length mirror – Image via Pinterest

For Extra Comfort: 

For added comfort, making sure that your guest has access to a bedside lamp, good size mirror and easily accessible fan, will make their stay even more enjoyable. Having a fan accessible to drown out noise during the night, or having the coziness of a warm reading light are all things we usually take for granted, so making sure that your guest still has access to these home comforts are important to your guest room’s design.

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From a personalized framed WI-FI password to a fabulous cart filled with tissues and extra reading material, when it comes to your guest room design the extra perks DO make a difference! – Images via Today’s Creative Blog, WallPops, Curbly, Pinterest & Apartment Therapy

Added Perks:

We all enjoy extra perks, so why not make your guest room extra special with these added accessories! An elegant display of flowers for both beauty and scent, a box of tissues so they don’t have to walk all the way to the bathroom, a warm and inviting wall quote to make them feel at home, a pile of books and magazines for reading material in case they forget their own, and finally a water pitcher and glass in case they get thirsty in the middle of the night. By investing just a bit of extra time in your overall guest room appearance, not only will your guest thank you, but you will feel grateful knowing that you provided a home away from home.

No Tricks – Only Treats! A Spooktacular Sale for Halloween

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Halloween is such a fun holiday! We love the creepy cute decorations and creativity that goes into the costumes… not to mention all the candy! This Fall we wanted to get in on the All Hallow’s Eve fun with a sale! Whether you use the discount to buy black & orange wall art, or to get a jump start on Winter holiday home decor, or just to buy yourself something pretty, we hope you enjoy this 20% off! Use WallPops coupon code BOO2014 on www.wallpops.com and have a Happy Halloween!

Fun and Creative Pumpkin Ideas!

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Ombrè Painted Pumpkin via Cosmopolitan

Oh October, the month of apple picking, warm cider, colorful leaves, crisp fall air and one of our most favorite pastimes, yes pumpkin carving! Whether you decorate your pumpkin pretty or scary, or are a part of the “no carving” initiative, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite DIY pumpkin looks. From glitter adorned to spooky, to puffy painted and decoupaged, this fabulous selection shows you that when it comes to decorating your pumpkin, nothing is off limits!

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Chalkboard Pumpkin via Better Homes and Gardens

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Confetti Pumpkin via MadiganMade.com

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Make a pumpkin family with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes including fun fairytale pumpkins! Image via PopSugar.com

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Create a beautiful autumn display with your pumpkin by adding a variety of flowers in the warm colors of fall! Image via Better Homes and Gardens

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A beautiful decoupaged photo pumpkin via Sugar and Charm Blog

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Fashionable pumpkins made from simple nail heads! Image via Good Housekeeping

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An enchanting new way to carve your pumpkin via HGTV Gardens

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Pretty painted pumpkins by Alisa Burke using dimensional paint!

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Fabulous polka dot pumpkins made with gold sequins via Sugar and Cloth Blog

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Melted Crayon Pumpkin via The Nerd’s Wife Blog

Fall Color Crush with Julep!

Fall is currently in full swing and we could not be more excited! From rich pumpkin tones to warm apple reds, the colors of autumn are all around us. We were honored to be included in one of the first viewings of Julep’s new fall nail polish collection that truly captures the many gorgeous shades of this vibrant season. From Beverly, a stylish plum hue to Brielle, a fiery burnt orange, this fashionable selection had us head over heels!

Inspired by this lovely palette of colors, we paired some of our favorite new wall decals to our favorite Julep shades for a lovely medley of autumn home decorating ideas! Take a look below and let us know your favorite!

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If you want more fall inspiration, check out the Brewster Home Fashions blog to see style boards based around our two (absolute favorite!!) Julep shades!

New Fashion Trends for 2014

Design Trends from Fashion Week

Fashion Week, where the styles and colors for Spring and Summer are declared, is sweeping the fashion capitals of the world. Last week saw the streets of New York City flocked by the haute happenings, London is in the midst of the revelry, and next the runways of Milan will open, followed by Paris, with the Design Week shows following a similar pattern of globetrotting. Let’s take a look at the designer movements of the moment!

Home Fashion Trends 2013 Stripes and BlueFirst and foremost, color lays the palette for each season. Pantone is our go-to resource for au courant colors, their color predictions are spot-on. According to the trend-setters at Pantone, the color to watch out for is Monaco Blue, a nautical and classic blue. We can also look forward to a bold poppy red, and Nordstrom has already declared red lips as the must-have accessory of the season. Bringing a softer side to these classics, we will see happy buttercup yellows, delicate linen hued neutrals, and gauzy jade, dusk, and violet hues. Neons are still in, but are making their way into our homes and wardrobes as details and accessories rather than dominating entire pieces. Black and white, especially together, were also EVERYWHERE on the runways this season! Marc Jacobs entire line revealed a mod ’60s world, almost exclusively in black and white.

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Leather looks, perhaps inspired by the 50 Shades of Grey preoccupation, but more likely inspired by the work of photographer Helmut Newton, were prevalent. This tough look was softened with playful sweetheart details, think leather mixed with a garden floral print, or dolled up with lace. Linen also took center stage this season, bringing a relaxed yet luxurious vintage look, one that is also classic French. Stripes manifested themselves into all types of looks, dominating the designs of Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, and Oscar de La Rente. The bold and graphic print trend of last season had staying power, and is, in fact, blossoming. Latin American prints, birds, and busy novelty motifs lent a vibrancy and fun to new designs. We are also seeing a lot of sheers, peek-a-boo cut-aways, and even granny gone wild macrame knots.

 

Vintage American and French Moderne themes have been prevailing in home decor trends. As the digital age becomes a global norm, iconic items like old fashioned telephones and televisions, typewriters and antique typography, have become more of an artform, representative of a nostalgic past, rather than the function that they once served. Even Micky Mouse himself is enjoying a resurgence in popularity, as the amabassador of such simpler times. French Moderne brings a contemporary finish to the curvaceous lines of Renaissance relics, a modern glamour with a reflective quality.

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All of these elements might be summed up as Magpie-Chic. A worldly collector with an eye for style, browsing markets, antique stores, and boutiques from around the world. A bohemian arrangement, where a vintage items repose on contemporary furniture, and clean neutral colorscapes are shaken up by spicy accessories. Raid your granny’s closet and pair one of her colorful skirts with a sophisticated white blouse. No need to match perfectly, or pick a defining theme. Bring together what you love and make it work.

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Making an Organization Hub

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Bright and friendly, this colorful organization hub turns this high traffic area into a stylish place to dine, while allowing you to stay up to speed with the day’s activities.

When all the beach chairs have been stored away and the back to school rush initiates once again, the importance of staying both organized and on top of day to day activities becomes not only a huge priority but a daily challenge we can’t escape. Whether it’s remembering a doctor’s appointment or Spanish test or having to grocery shop for that huge dinner you’re hosting on Saturday night, between work and soccer games, appointments and last minute plans, staying coordinated and on time becomes a game of cat and mouse. The solution? Create a place in your home where organization reigns, a place where you can go that has all the answers!

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You don’t need a lot of space to stay organized! This cute (and compact) area serves as a perfect central spot for lists, notes, important dates and more!

Whether it is in your kitchen or out, your office, bedroom or hallway, the beauty of an organization hub is that there is one place that you and your family can go to keep track of plans, goals, lists, upcoming deadlines and more. Be creative! Add pops of color or pretty accents, calendars, message boards and fun details.

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Tie your whole look together with a fresh wall decal or piece of decorative art.

Make this space fit into your home but stand out just enough that you are always checking in! Make room for both the big stuff as well as the little stuff. And if you need a change of scenery, mix it up with a fresh design or have fun rearranging what’s already there.

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Personalize your space with memorable photographs or pretty plants and flowers!

Check out other fun and clever ideas for creating an organization hub on our Back to School Style Trends Pinterest Board!

Back to School Fashion Trends & Decor Ideas 2014

Even though the warmth and sunshine of Summer still caress our days, it is fair to say that Fall is just around the corner. And this is the time of year when Fall fashion and back to school readiness are on our minds. We start perusing magazines and websites for our favorite trends, picturing ourselves looking fabulous and being the head of the class next season. Even as we lounge by the pool, wade at the waters edge and enjoy our coffee iced, the August breeze has us dreaming of our Autumn selves. Here are a few of our favorite looks for the upcoming season, along with the best and most popular ways to get organized this year.

Boho-Chic Mix & Match

One of the most popular looks this season draws on poetic bohemian style, where patterns are layered and mixed. With a free spirited whimsy, the boho-chic trend incorporates vintage florals with global designs and embellished stripes with a myriad of comfortable and luxurious textures. Items may appear time honored, gathered and collected from a cultured lifestyle of travel and worldly interests. They are not perfectly matched, but rather coordinated – a quilt-like patchwork of pretty prints. A flowing scarf, effortlessly draped around the neck, a myriad of colorful pillows, vintage and eccentric pieces mixed with beautiful fabrics, touches of lace and ethnic prints all define this fabulous fall trend.

Vintage Bazaar Floral Print Wall Art giant Dry-erase message board

Vintage Bazaar Floral Print Wall Art Giant Dry-erase Message Board

 

 

Bohemian Style Free People Tunic and Italian Glamour Magazine August 2014 via Pinterest

Bohemian Style Free People Tunic and Italian Glamour Magazine August 2014 via Pinterest

 

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anthropologie bohemian style bedroom decor

 

90′s Skater Cool Grunge

The ’80s had a comeback last year and now we are reliving the ’90s! Flannel shirts and plaid have reemerged as a fashionable look, as well as skater style sneakers, tattered jeans, and anything with a punk rock edge. A stacked wrist of leather, colorful knit bracelets and biker chic glam looks are completing this trend – for both boys and girls! Go grunge with an edgy style, mixing some of these 90s staples into your wardrobe, accessories and decor, playing with plaids, punk rock leather and studs, beanie hats, and 90s prints.

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Feathers, Fluff, Big Jewels, Glitter and Bows

On the other side of the style spectrum, flashy and frou-frou are also trending! Think fur vests, plush fluffy pillows, feather accents, oversized jewels and glittery accessories. Jewels and jewel prints are making statement pieces out of ordinary items, adding a touch of bling to your life. Feathers are dangling from dream catchers, necklaces, purses and appearing in fun prints. Glitter is cool again – especially copper colored shimmer. Furry fabrics and plush sweaters, especially those with shearling fur are making fashion and decor huggable and warm. Bows, including classic Minnie Mouse style cuties and more sophisticated versions are also popping up all over unexpected items!

Feather Print Dry-Erase Calendar & message Board Decal

Feather Print Dry-Erase Calendar & message Board Decal

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image via harpers bazaar shearling & feather trend by prada

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shearling coat image via Urban Outfitters

 

 

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Punchy Brights & Color Blocking 

Orange is the New Black is not only the Netflix series sensation, it is also a true statement about fashion! Give your room a pop of this rejuvenating hue, and incorporate some orange into your wardrobe. Other dynamic colors like fuchsia pink, lots of vivid purples and a dazzling take on cobalt blue are also dominating designs. Color blocking has been trending for a few seasons and is rolling full steam ahead this year – with bold blocks of brights being layered and mixed into the mix together.

Color Blocking Trend as Worn by Sarah Jessica Parker

Color Blocking Trend as Worn by Sarah Jessica Parker

Pop Art Wall Art Decals Color Blocking Trend

Pop Art Wall Art Decals Color Blocking Trend

Stars Galaxy Space

Out of this World star gazing designs are bringing a mystical, celestial-chic look to life this season. Perhaps inspired by the upcoming Star Wars movie set to be released in 2015, Space themed things are all the rage. Everything from bedding to quirky tee shirts, wall art and socks has been adorned in planets, stars and galaxies far, far away. Get your cosmic on this Fall – some inspiration below!

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National Geographic Solar System Poster Decal

National Geographic Solar System Poster Decal

 

Win WallPops for Back to School!

Pin it to Win it in our Back to School Chic Pinterest Contest happening now! With the chance to score $100 in FREE WallPops, fashioning your dream dorm room, office or study space is just a click away. Hurry on over to our Pinterest page for the complete details on how to enter. Good luck and happy pinning!

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Brand New Dry-Erase for Back to School!

Get Fabulous and Organized with Dry-Erase Decals

Desk_BTS2014_StaplesAssortment Summer is still young but it’s not too early to start gathering the coolest accessories for back to school. Organization is key for success during the busy school year and we love to mix function with fashion! Our dry-erase decals include calendars, message boards, organization kits, maps, dots and weekly planners to keep your plans on schedule at a glance! Change of plans? No problem – simply erase and re-write. New month? Write in your new dates and go! Want to remind yourself about something? Write it on the wall where you cannot possibly miss it! The dry-erase line is perfect for work, school, and busy families. This year we have added some of our cutest styles yet! Check out a sample of our brand new additions to the dry-erase line below. Click here to see the complete line!

Dry-Erase Calendars

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Pop Art Dry-Erase Calendar with Notes Vintage Bazaar Dry-Erase Calendar With Notes Kolkata Dry-Erase Calendar with Notes Bon Voyage 4-Piece Dry-Erase Calendar

Dry-Erase Message Boards

Bistro Notes Dry-Erase Message Board Vintage Bazaar Giant Dry-Erase Message Board Passport Giant Dry-Erase Message Board Vintage Typewriter Dry-Erase Board

Dry-Erase Organization Kits

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