• Springtime At Maven

    It’s spring again! The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and it’s time to redecorate your house. Spring is synonymous with new beginnings, cleaning out the old and embracing the new. It signifies the start of something, the springtime of one’s life or love, a flourishing stage of development.

     

     To keep with the theme of new beginnings, we have added several products to our website, designwithmaven.com. From fun furniture to luxurious bedding to perfect party poufs (you’ll find out), we are rolling out a few of our favorite picks for spring! 

    World’s Away, a line we frequently showcase, has fine furniture of wood, metal, lacquer, mirror, and glass. The designs are modern and different for your home. The latest collection of World’s Away office desks are available for selection on our website. One of my favorites, pictured below, is the Brentwood gold leaf desk. This desk includes a beveled glass top and two beveled glass inset shelves with extra storage for desk accessories. As the glass tabletop accessorizes well with a light and airy workspace, the gold accents create a glamorous look for a cool home office.

     

     

    Bungalow 5, another brand we feature on our website has designs influenced by Eastern and Western classical archetypes. Whether your tastes veer towards a more traditional look or modern style, these pieces are versatile enough to slip comfortably into a traditional living room, modern loft, or a bright sunroom. Bungalow 5’s trademark is comfortable yet strikingly new.

    I am obsessed with Bungalow 5’s Romano side table in green, pictured below. Revamping a traditional mirrored look, the table is a nipped-waist origami box of intensely colored beveled glass triangles. The table is a bold, dynamic choice because its gemstone tones intensify when an angle “sees” itself in a facet for pure, rock candy color.

     

     

     Coffee tables, end tables, stools, and side tables with drawers are just a few of the options on our website. Go online today to revamp your bedside tables or add a splash of color to your living room with a new coffee table.

     

    Spring has awakened my intense longing for lavish linen bedding. The right bedding can contribute to your space in more ways than one, keeping you comfortable and cozy while also adding color, pattern, and texture to the room. We spend a lot of time sleeping, so it's important to invest in a quality bedding set.

    Featured this week is one of our lines of bed linens, Pom Pom at Home. Woven of Belgian flax, this fabric gets softer with every wash. Prized for its breathability and softness, linen keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter, making it the natural choice for the master bedroom.

     

     White linens are like having a soft white cloud surrounding you while you sleep. Clean white bed sheets make you want to jump in and cuddle up all day with coffee and magazines. The Pom Pom Lana Duvet Cover in white and taupe is 100% stonewashed with a dreamy and subtle peony design, being a fancy yet comfortable option for a lovely boudoir.

     

     

    Linens don’t always have to suggest a soft and luxurious white space. I like linen mixed with rusty, vintage-inspiring items. Adding some texture can offset a monochromatic room. Little details can make something simple feel luxurious. A great example of this is the Layla Collection from Pom Pom at Home. A lovely eyelet pattern creates an old-world romantic feeling. Charming with a contemporary feel, the duvets and shams are finished with tie closures.

      

    A luxurious, naturally breathable linen is timeless to work in any bedroom. We showcase both the Lana and the Layla collections in our store and on our website. Come by in person to feel the textiles, explore the elements, and make your bedroom the place for a perfect breezy nap.

     

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    Spring is the time when the world comes filled with color and bourgeoning blooms. For those who dream in color, the C3 collection from Pine Cone Hill was made for you. With clean lines, top-quality linen and cotton fabrics, and details like banding in nearly a dozen fun and friendly hues, C3 offers endless layering possibilities. Shower curtains, bed skirts, bath towels, blankets, bed sheets, or duvet covers: you name it! C3 has everything you need to outfit your bathroom, bedroom or dorm room in a playful pattern and bright shades.

     

     

    With spring comes the therapeutic task of spring-cleaning. What better way to get organized than with Pine Cone Hill’s large assortment of Fresh American storage bins. Screen-printed in funky patterns and a large assortment of cheerful colors and sizes, these storage bins with built in handles are the perfect addition to making your home clutter free. This sturdy cotton storage bin, pictured below, featuring a fun pattern of dark grey dashes on a canvas background, is the perfect size for the bathroom, office or dorm room.

     

     

    As the weather gets warmer, the days are longer, we find we are drawn to outdoor living spaces, gathering together with friends and family for a backyard BBQ or casual cocktails. Wherever you sit, Fresh American poufs are the perfect place to park yourself for a party. Made of durable polypropylene, these fun indoor/outdoor seating options are ideal for the porch or patio, kids' rooms, even the boat!

     

     

     

    This season promises new beginnings and gives hope for renewal in our own lives as well. Spring is a time to replenish the excitement and zest for our lives, and our living spaces. By rejuvenating the spaces you live in most, you have the power to create a haven for yourself and your family. What is a home? It is the place you feel most safe, most cared for, and most loved. Home is the nicest word, it should also be full of the nicest surroundings.

     

    Check out the new stuff on the website and enjoy the next few months of gorgeous weather, new beginnings and unprecedented living spaces! 

    We hope that our Maven spring fever is contagious! 

     

     

     

    Posted by Rita Wasson