One vibrantly-hued item provided the inspiration for a colorful transformation in the bedroom of a home in Webster Groves. “We really started with the area rug that had been in their family,” says designer Karen Korn, owner of Karen Korn Interiors. “That is what inspired the color story. It had the reds and the blues in it. We were trying to coordinate with that area rug without taking away from it.”


    By Element Design Network. The designer wanted a true nursery wallpaper, not necessarily something that would grow with the client's son. They chose a darling Fox & Hare wallpaper from Magnolia in navy and used the wall behind the crib and glider as the focal point of the room. By only wallpapering that one wall, it can be changed out in the next couple of years to something that will stand the test of time. But for now, this sweet print is the backdrop to the cutest nursery.  Photography by Erin Konrath Photography.



    Peel-and-stick wallpaper is definitely a craze. Although it gives a DIYer an opportunity to do a little wallpaper project on their own, it’s not the long-lasting intentional way wallpaper was meant to function. We like to hire a professional and know choices are endless regarding finishes, colors and textures! But do what’s best for your skill, budget and overall look! Anne Marie Boedges, Anne Marie Design Studio.


    1. Floral Fresh

    By Summer Thornton Design. A quintessential classic kitchen that's both bright and airy while also having lots of character, this kitchen is traditional but still fresh. By mixing metals of brass and polished nickel as well as natural wood with painted cabinetry we added depth and character. Floral wallpaper, an antique chandelier, an elegant traditional dining table and a fireplace create a cozy breakfast space perfect for your morning tea.

    2. Defining the Island

  • Wall to Wall: The Wallpaper Revival

    Wall to Wall: The Wallpaper Revival

    Written by: Ashley McGoff 

    Gone are the days where wallpaper is considered scary and permanent. Now, designers are embracing this nostalgic trend to...

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    Give your home a lived-in feel with distressed textiles. Wallpaper and fabrics pre-aged and faded give any space a timeworn, loved look.

    1. Aubriet wallcovering in amethyst, by Designers Guild, available at Design & Detail

    2. Mali dot, from the Palampore collection, available at LuLu Belles

    3. Wall of fez, by Phillip Jeffries, available at KDR Designer Showrooms