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A Perfect Chair-ish Mix

A Perfect Chair-ish Mix

You know we don’t like to match things here at StyleTipsy. We love to mix instead! New and vintage, high and low, classic and trendy – it’s what makes things interesting! Sure it’s fun to hit a flea market on a weekend but when the weather gets too hot, who hasn’t wished they could shop while dipping […]

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Put It In Neutral

Put It In Neutral

I have been searching for neutral floor coverings for a client and I’m happy to share my most recent finds from Masland, Karastan and Capel Rugs. What do you think? Living Room: Family Room: Dining Room: Master Bedroom: And my favorite approach to neutral: if you treat animal print as neutral, you can mix it […]

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Alexa Hampton Honored at Innovation in Design Awards Gala

Alexa Hampton Honored at Innovation in Design Awards Gala

I had so much fun last night tweeting live from 2012 Innovation in Design Awards ceremony. In its 6th edition this year, 2012 IDAS honored the hugely talented Alexa Hampton who was the recipient of the Connecticut Cottages & Gardens Innovator Award. I was dying to show you the photo of the beautiful Alexa accepting […]

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Bohemian Summer

Bohemian Summer

Bohemian decorating is all about mixing and never, ever matching! Like pieces of colorful glass in a kaleidoscope, objects form stunning images in a Bohemian space. Nothing is perfect, nothing stays in the same place for long. Objects are collected, found, repurposed, and cherished till they fall apart. For a true Bohemian mix, throw in colors, […]

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Rugs 101

Rugs 101

A beautiful rug is a foundation of every well-designed room. Quite often is the first purchase made when designing a room. When purchasing a rug, you should be familiar with the language salesmen use so that you can make a well informed decision and ask the right questions. Here is a quick glossary of the most popular types of rugs: […]

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Entryway

Entryway

The entryway is the space that sets the tone for the entire home. It’s your chance to make a lasting first impression. With 2011’s holiday season right around the corner, maybe it’s time to give your foyer an extra look. There are many different ways to decorate an entryway! Big or small, the goal should be […]

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Fall Trends Look Book

Fall Trends Look Book

With Fall 2011 in full swing, we thought it would be fun to create a living room look book that incorporates all of this Fall’s trends. It’s all here: Animal-footed furniture, candle sconces, lucite, gilded accessories, a bold pop of color and more!! If you’d like to know more about this fall’s decorating trends, read […]

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Aquasilk Rugs

Aquasilk Rugs

We are TOTALLY in love with the Aquasilk rug collection from ABC Carpet. The rich colors, the washed pile, the soft hand – these rugs have it all! What a perfect addition to a sophisticated home that’s ready for Spring! A colorful aquasilk rug would look best in an otherwise neutral room with white, gray, taupe or […]

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Gray Color Scheme in a Bedroom

Gray Color Scheme in a Bedroom

I know that gray may not be the first color you think of when it comes to choosing paint color for your walls, but perhaps you should reconsider. Gray is cool, soothing and sophisticated and it mixes with just about any other color! It is a wonderful neutral, which makes it perfect wall color for displaying […]

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Combining Colors

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