Majoring in the Classics: Defined angles and simple elegance make Greek key an enduring influence in interiors
Before & After: Kitchen Tune-Up helps a Maumelle couple modernize their kitchen
When Felecia Pleis married her husband, Ron, in 2008 and moved into his Maumelle home, the two made a few updates to the house to make it feel like theirs. However, she had bigger plans for the kitchen. “I love to entertain, and I really like dishes so I needed more storage; plus, I felt like the colors were dated and ready for a refresh,” Felecia says. Years later, with a vision in mind, the couple visited Susan Johnson at Kitchen Tune-Up to get advice on achieving their desired style and storage goals while maximizing their budget….
Bedding Update: Make the bed of your dreams with new linens that are equally chic and comfortable
Bella Notte’s “Harlow” deluxe shams and coverlet in Winter White, shown with “Paloma” Euro shams and bedskirt in Winter White, “Taline” accent pillows in Moonlight and Mahogany, the “Carmen” lumbar pillow in Honeycomb, and “Lola” blanket and “Taline” accent pillow in Honeycomb on stool. Blu D’or Interiors, facebook.com/bludorinteriors; Cobblestone & Vine, cobblestoneandvine.com
Timeless Texture: Wrapped, woven, braided, and bent, rattan adds effortless charm to home interiors
Large rattan tray with handles. Cobblestone & Vine, Bentonville and Little Rock, cobblestoneandvine.com
Rattan-wrapped bowls. Bear Hill Interiors, Little Rock, bearhillinteriors.com
Black blanket, coiled basket, and rattan-wrapped wooden scoops. Box Turtle, Little Rock, shopboxturtle.com…
Before & After: Underused areas become favorite spaces thanks to a cohesive, decorative update
The living room, dining room, and entry of this Little Rock couple’s home have a story common to houses built in the mid-1900s: The front rooms weren’t living up to their full modern-day potential. “These spaces were dated, and we had kind of piecemealed the furnishings but never really pulled it together,” one of the owners says….
Kitchen & Bath Must-haves: Beauty and purpose unite in the latest offerings for sinks, tubs, faucets, and appliances
Handcrafted in the USA, the new “Bowie” freestanding tub from MTI has a chic, pleated design. Offered as a soaker tub or air bath. Available in eight exterior colors with a choice of matte or high-gloss finish. Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, ferguson.com; Kitchen & Bath Ideas, kitchenandbathideas.biz; Plumb Perfect, springdalewinnelson.com; Southern Pipe & Supply, southernpipe.com.
Timeless Motif: An ancient symbol for good luck, these four overlapping circles have been inspiring design for centuries
Furniture & Lighting: From the living room to the bedroom, bring style to every space with furnishings that suit your taste
CR Laine’s 3500 series “Nelson” sectional shown in Fomo Aventurine with a Honey Pine finish and “Hawkins” chair in Landry Autumn with a Greystone finish. Art of Design, shadavari.com; Ave. Design Co, ave-design-co.com; DP Designs, (501) 680-8114; Lamb’s Interior Design, lambsinteriordesign.com; Phoenix Interiors, facebook.com/phoenixinteriorslr…
Animal Instinct: Hair-on-hide accessories transcend their Western roots for cool, modern influence
Set of six coasters. J. Parkey, Little Rock, jparkey.com
Gold place mats. Phoenix Interiors, Little Rock, facebook.com/phoenixinteriorslr
Leather bag with detachable gold chain strap. Kristin Chase, Little Rock, kristinchaseclothing.com
“Dakota” pillow. Urban Pad, Little Rock, facebook.com/UrbanPadArkansas…
Before & After: Curtis Contracting brings a couple’s kitchen dreams to life
A story in the June 2016 issue of At Home in Arkansas sparked inspiration for Becky and John Steward’s kitchen renovation. The space’s flat-front cabinetry, brick backsplash, open shelving, and appliance wall were all attractive features the couple had talked about incorporating into the hub of their Little Rock home….