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Breathe New Life Into Your Home With March's Color of the Month

Grey might not be at the top of the list for many people's favorite colors, but ask interior designers and they will most likely tell you they love working with grey. Perhaps because of this, the Color Marketing Group has chosen Tinted Whisper, a grey with very subtle hints of blue, as March's Color of the Month.  Just as March is a transitional month from the cold bleak days of winter to the warm bright days of spring, Tinted Whisper reminds us of the steely greys of winter while at the same time offering the promise of blue skies and colorful flowers of spring. Often times grey is misconstrued as completely absent of color and does not draw attention. However, these interiors and...

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The Must-Know Top Home Design Trends of 2016

Interior design is shaking things up and steering clear of the status quo of years past. Going for the shock and awe factor, when stepping into a home well-versed in this year's trends you can be assured to see these home design trends below:  Black Appliances: This year the chicest kitchens will be boasting appliances in sleek black. Modern and sophisticated, black is the new favorite color for appliances. In addition to trendy, these darker appliances hide dirt and grime that undoubtedly arises in a kitchen. Win-win! Looking Smart Sans Smart-Devices: Recently it has been all about "keeping up with the Joneses" when it comes to tech- think smartphones, smart TVs and even smart houses. But in 2016 people want to get away from technical devices...

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How You Can Rock the Bold Colored Sofa

Along with other never-before seen Fresh pieces, we are thrilled to introduce the Sydney at this year's Spring High Point Furniture Market in a color that is both bold and beautiful, cayenne! A colored sofa is not for everyone or every living room, but if you have the itch to try something bright and daring, these tips will help you ease in to choosing a vibrantly hued sofa! First, determine which colors already make themselves at home in the room, but might be too understated for your liking. Could more of this color enhance the overall aesthetic of the room? Or would an increase in this color overwhelm the senses?  If you are unsure about a color, test it out. This is easily...

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The Chair that can Slip Seamlessly from Room to Room!

A slipper chair is an armless, upholstered chair with shorter legs. It sits lower to the ground, so not only does it save space because its total dimensions are less than that of a normal arm chair, but it also can be versatile in its color and style making it the perfect accent piece for any room. Here we've outlined just a few ways to put a slipper chair to use, Fresh has one for each occasion!  In the foyer: If your foyer seems too open and drafty, try incorporating a slipper chair. As they are more narrow than regular chairs, you can place them against a wall or at the bottom of a stairwell to create a cozier more welcoming entryway.   To accommodate guests: As smaller...

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When Opposites Collide

People are wonderfully indecisive creatures whose personalities, likes and dislikes can vary due to a variety of circumstances. Because of this, it is almost impossible to peg someone to one particular style. Fortunately, there is no rule that states you cannot mix and match styles when it comes to interior design. So, if you feel as though your personality has a bit of a Jekyll and Hyde trait you can rest assured that if you like modern and traditional or contemporary and rustic, you can have the best of both worlds. Here's how: Relate. The number one rule to combining interior styles is to take advantage of neutral tones with the addition of one or two accent colors. By creating a flow between drastically...

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