Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair

Flower Power became a slogan in the 1960's to promote peace.  There was a movement of "Flower Power" pop art, songs were written about wearing flowers in your hair and the rest is history.  

But bright graphic images, paintings, prints on fabrics and wallpapers were not JUST the 1960's.  They have always had a place in design.  Flowers were used as the symbol for peace in the 1960's because they make us feel good. 

We chose to take all of our "flowers" from our Flower Power Blog Board this week and create a perfect sunroom using flower prints to make you feel as if you are outdoors.

We love this floral linen print.  The timeless pattern feels more modern on a gray background.

Our Shenandoah Spool Chair feels fresh in a gray lacquer finish and set off our Chi'en Print Dragon Pillows.


And for the ultimate "Flower Power" moment you must have our Flower Power Pouf in our Favorite Raoul Textiles "Pondicherry".

Have an AMAZING Memorial Weekend!

How Does Your Garden Grow

So it only makes sense that if last week we were talking about our Seeds of Inspiration, this week we are talking about How Does Your Garden Grow?  Once your seeds are planted, how do you get them to sprout?  There are many things seeds need to sprout depending on what type of seed they are.  Water, more water, the right temperature, light or no light, insects like bees and butterflies are all needed.  A seed must have the right components to grow.

Not only do we need all of the right things from nature to get and keep our gardens growing, we must have humans willing to do the work.  I got a tour of a local community garden in an urban neighborhood in Richmond, Va last week.  There is a $10 charge to join this community garden.  Everyone that is apart of it does their share of work and the whole group is working towards the same goal.  There is an amazing sense of pride that is shared by caring for these community "crops".  All of this is happening overlooking a major interstate- it is AMAZINGLY beautiful in every way.

Rain catchers are scattered around the garden to make it easier to water. 

To me this community garden is a sign that something good will grow anywhere there are a few people willing and wanting to put in the time and effort.

Just as a seed needs the right components to grow,  rooms need the right components to be aesthetically pleasing and functional.   Tune in tomorrow and see how we take are components to getting your garden to grow and turn them into a beautiful outdoor space.



The Salins Group

You HAVE to see this month's issue of

Premier builder Ben Collins' beautiful home is featured
 and it is not to be missed!

When you first step into Ben and husband Scotty Vanhoozier's Charlotte, NC home
you are immediately taken by how elegant and inviting it feels all at the same time.

Custom upholstered walls pop against the crisp white paneling in the dining room.

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