Are you getting enough summer? Are the sun filled beach days and warm nights enough? If not, you should try decorating with gingham! This pattern is the perfect summer pattern! When you see gingham you can help but think of a picnics and the great outdoors. This is why it should be in your home for summer! Get those instant outdoor picnic feels and enjoy your summer inside and outside your home!
Not sure what you should replace with your new found gingham print? Well the secret with gingham print/gingham check, and it’s bigger sibling parttern buffalo checks, is a little goes a long way. It’s easy to go overboard with gingham. So like some things, less is more. Keep that in mind and have fun decorating your way through summer!
Our Thursday Tuva-Luv is from Cheryl! One of her store favorites is the lacefield bombay aqua pillow! Lacefield takes an artistic approach to lifestyle decor with perfectly eclectic printed textiles, decorative throw pillows and ready made drapery panels. The Lacefield look is always evolving, but stays true to approachable design with a balance of structure and imperfection; masculine and feminine; modern and vintage; comfort and sophistication. Come on into one of the stores or check out the lacefield bombay aqua pillow in our online store!
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We spotted the dash & albert mali indigo indoor/outdoor rug in Better Homes and Gardens! Give your favorite space a dash of global glam with our all-new indoor/outdoor area rugs in an African-inspired geometric. Regular vacuuming and the occasional gentle shake should keep your rug in shipshape condition. Get a closer look online at the dash & albert mali indigo indoor/outdoor rug here!
If you want to take your pumpkin crafting to the next level, we’ve got just the DIY project for you! We stumbled on this awesome, perfectly coastal themed mod podge DIY project by Crafts by Courtney! She is also responsible for this nautical inspired anchor pumpkin we posted. We love the way she got creative and put her unique twist on a classic fall decor staple. She used a little spray paint, mod podge, scrapbooking paper and, of course, a pumpkin. Check out how she did it on her blog here!
Our mesa ikat blue pillow is featured in HGTV Magazine! This pillow is a great addition to the home that you can use to introduce a fun pattern into any space! Each pillow is made from a random cut of the pattern which means that no pillow will be identical and each will be unique! The pillow has a contrast ikat pipe pattern with a linen reverse. It also is stuffed with a down/feather insert. Check out the mesa ikat blue pillow on Tuvalu Home now!
What’s Trending Wednesday
Stripes come in every size and shape imaginable. Okay, maybe not shape since they’re just straight lines, but you get the idea. That’s why when you stumble across unique ways that designers have incorporated stripes into coastal home decor, you pay attention.
We love finding new and interesting ways that make us think about design. Maybe it’s as simple as layering stripes to add a new dynamic or adding stripes to place you normally wouldn’t think to try. Take a look at what these designers have done with stripes and get inspired to broaden your way of thinking when it comes to stripes and designing.