Travel Diaries: Home Tour Inspiration

Our travels are always a source of inspiration for us. From European cities to beach towns down south, we are always able to find something that sparks our imagination. This spring, we toured some homes in Palm Springs, CA and Sea Island, GA. Below are some of our favorite pictures of colorful homes across the US. Palm Springs, CA Our first stop was Palm Springs for Modernism Week. A … [Read more...]

Party Blues (and Whites)!

Here at SWI, we love to entertain our friends and family. More importantly, we want to do it in style. We like to take party design cues from everywhere, including our favorite interior styles. Blue and white is one of our ultimate favorites and this bridal luncheon is equal parts preppy and whimsical. Below we have some inspiration pictures and ideas to make this party scheme your own! Spring … [Read more...]

Decorating with Blue and White

Blue and white is one of the most adored color combinations. Why? Not only is this color duo chic and versatile but it also takes its cues from nature. Think of the many blues in the sky and the many shades that make up water and be inspired to bring those colors inside. Blue hues all mix well together and white is fresh and natural. Chinoiserie Take inspiration from classic ginger jars and … [Read more...]

The Hollywood Regency Look

Hollywood Regency can be defined as the over arching style for Vintage Glamour decorating. Reminiscent of the old Hollywood era full of glitz and glamour this look is bold and timeless. It is a style that has truly transcended the decades. Hollywood Regency can be broken down into two major categories Chinoiserie and Palm Beach. Both styles are eclectic mixes of colors and prints. Below are ways … [Read more...]

Color Obsession: Green, Blue & White

Blue and white is a classic color combination. Lately we've been loving to mix in a little, or a lot, of green. Bold green hues bring a refreshing spin to any interior. It can be painted on the walls or added with accessories. A pop of green is just what every home needs. Miles Redd Carolyn Roehm Β  Shop these looks here. … [Read more...]

How to Decorate with Blue & White

Blue and white porcelain has been around for centuries. This classic combination has a beautiful elegance that is truly timeless. Originally created in ancient China for a way to store spices these beautiful pieces were then picked up by traveling Europeans in the 1600's and brought back West to use for decoration. Blue and white has been in our decorating arsenal for years and below are a few … [Read more...]

Curating a Collection with Ficks Reed Rattan Furniture

For several months we have been working on a very special project. Now that our vision is finally coming to fruition we are very excited to show you a behind the scenes look at the process of our exclusive sale available now on One Kings Lane. [Update: now that the sale is over you can shop these items here.] We were lucky to get our hands on dozens of raw Ficks Reed furniture frames. Ficks … [Read more...]

Get The Look: Blue, White and Bamboo

How can you possibly make Blue and White any better? One word: Bamboo. This week we found some inspiration combining two of our favorite styles. Blue and white never goes out of style then just throw in a touch of blue and white bamboo furniture, and you've got yourself a stunning room. photo You're also in luck, we have a multitude of pieces to help you get this … [Read more...]

Chinoiserie Chic

Chinoiserie pieces bring an exotic sophistication to a space giving it a worldly, classic feel. Adding blue and white porcelain tableware, fretwork furniture, asian-print upholstery, or large ginger jars are some easy ways to add Chinoiserie accents in a room. Mixing these Chinoiserie pieces with other design styles are some of our favorite ways to create unique and eclectic rooms. Check out some … [Read more...]