Category: Trends

  • We’re Obsessed: Chevron!

    We’re Obsessed: Chevron!

    Chevron is a classic pattern that’s making a huge resurgence. With its dynamic, graphic zigzags, chevron is the perfect design element to give fresh contrast to both traditional or modern home decor. A chevron rug gives new life to this otherwise understated living room:   We’re obsessed with chevron in the nursery:   A bright chevron…

  • Stylebeat Blog: Holiday Favorites from Gracious Style

    Stylebeat Blog: Holiday Favorites from Gracious Style

    We at Gracious Style love to keep up on great style blogs, and Marisa Marcantonio’s Stylebeat is no exception. In fact, we’ve decided to become a sponsor, and the former style editor for House Beautiful and O Magazine recently returned the love in a holiday-themed post featuring some of her favorite items from our shop. She chose…

  • Trend Report: Decorating with Black

    Trend Report: Decorating with Black

    Black is a strong, sophisticated color that be used almost anywhere. Dressed up, it’s dramatic and refined, while a matte, distressed black feels right at home in simple country interiors. Black is ideal for highlighting shape and texture. With accents in gold, L’Objet‘s Bibliotheque Candle emphasizes the ridged porcelain material in this sultry color. From…

  • Trend Report: Malachite

    Trend Report: Malachite

    Inspired by the lustrous mineral, Malachite trends have been striking both the runway and the home. The rich green hue and organic shape add the perfect decorative accent to any room or tabletop. Flooding the catwalk with color, Malachite is one of the season’s most dynamic looks. Finished with 24 karat gold details, L’Objet‘s Malachite…

  • Pretty As a Peacock

    Pretty As a Peacock

    Feather details and rich blues, greens and golds abound on these peacock-inspired accessories.  Add a touch of glamour to any room…or the whole house! [prw username=”graciousstyle” boardname=”trend-peacocks” maxfeeds=”30″ divname=”myList” printtext=”0″ target=”newwindow” useenclosures=”yes” thumbwidth=”200″ thumbheight=”200″ showfollow=”medium”] For more inspiration, follow our Trend: Peacocks board on Pinterest.

  • Trend Report: Decorating with Pink

    Trend Report: Decorating with Pink

    Pink is a very versatile color which really comes alive when combined with other colors.  Soft pinks are soothing, while bright pinks are bold and exciting.  For softness, mix pink with white or cream; for elegance, mix pink with gray; for warmth, mix pink with taupe and gold; for freshness, mix pink with green; for…

  • As Seen in Elle Decor: Faux Bois

    As Seen in Elle Decor: Faux Bois

    Faux bois, or faux woodgrain, is a trend to look out for this fall. Elle Decor’s September issue had a sampling of stylish faux bois accessories. One of our favorites is the Sous Bois Dinnerware by Alberto Pinto. This fun and chic dinnerware features a hand-painted woodgrain pattern on Limoges porcelain. It’s a versatile look…

  • How to Get This Look: Escape to Marrakech

    How to Get This Look: Escape to Marrakech

    Gracious Style takes inspiration from Morocco, one of today’s most popular travel destinations, in our latest Lookbook, Escape to Marrakech.   *Start with colorful pillows from Lacefield. We’ve chosen the Marrakesh Throw Pillow in Firefly and Batik Indigo. *Add even more color with fun pottery, like the Vietri Turquoise Garden Large Bowl. *Create the perfect…

  • Welcome Spring With Butterflies

    Welcome Spring With Butterflies

    Spring is finally here, with butterflies landing all over the latest accessories for home and table. They’re catching up to birds as a popular design motif. Adding a bit of butterfly decor is a great way to welcome spring into your home.

  • Spring 2012 Trends from Sferra

    Spring 2012 Trends from Sferra

    Spring is officially here, and it’s brought with it a riot of wonderful colors! Sferra’s new bed and table linens are right on trend.  And to get you started, we’re offering free shipping on every order over $100 (see details below). Two big trends this season are pastel colors and distressed linen. The popular Classico…