Craft by World Market

by Jon Peters
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It seems as though everyone and their mom has a Kickstarter project these days and the whole crowd funding phenomenon just keeps getting bigger (and better!)  It’s amazing what people can do when resources, collateral and innovation are pooled together to create some tangible finished product that everyone who contributed to believes in and cherishes.  One of the latest projects gaining … { Continue Reading }

Palm Springs: Modern Paradise

by Jon Peters
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As you already know, my absolute favorite design style is mid-century modern, especially in homes that overlook beautiful scenery. One outstanding example of where to find buildings and houses that fit these characteristics would be Palm Springs, California. Located in the Coachella Valley, Palm Springs is the largest city in Riverside County. As a resort city, Palm Springs became a … { Continue Reading }

Picture Perfect Weddings

by Jon Peters
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Over the weekend, I had the privilege of attending my best friend’s wedding to her army helicopter pilot fiancé and was ecstatic to be able to be named her “man of honor” on my friend’s big day!  As creative as she is, I knew that her wedding would be absolutely adorable, with tons of personal touches and details in every aspect.  The wedding’s theme was very “southern DIY” with eclectic … { Continue Reading }

Pinspirational Words of Wisdom

by Jon Peters
Pinterest Quote | Inspiring Words | Poster Ideas | Graphic Design

Some of the best pieces of advice these days are coming from good 'ole Pinterest!  Whether you're having a rough week or just need a reason to work harder and to better yourself, you can always count on being inspired by what I consider to be a never-ending source of online creativity. Below are a few of my favorite words of widsom and nuggets of knowlede from some of the most creative and … { Continue Reading }

Colorful Kitchen Cabinetry

by Jon Peters
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Before I found my awesome new apartment, I toured a lot of older buildings and apartments that were in serious need of a facelift and some renovations.   As a fan of repurposing rather than throwing away and buying new, I feel proud of the fact that I can typically spot a diamond in the rough.  Virtually every kitchen that I toured lacked a refrigerator from this decade, had never seen a … { Continue Reading }

Design Trend: Black Windows

by Jon Peters
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If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to makeover your home and bring some major curb appeal to your exterior, why not paint your window trim black? The window mullions, otherwise known as the lines between the frame which separates the panes of glass in the window, create an optical effect which would typically surprise most people.  According to interior designer Kara Mann, “When you … { Continue Reading }

Exotic Getaway: Le Chevre D’or

by Jon Peters
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Over the weekend, I was lucky enough to go on a short weekend getaway with a few great friends to Edisto Beach, SC. It’s a coastal island town just above Georgia full of beautiful beach homes on stilts with elaborate stairways and picturesque views.  It’s short vacations like this that make me want to go on an extended holiday to relax and enjoy for a longer period of time.  Weekend trips are … { Continue Reading }

Luxury Garage Designs

by Jon Peters
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A couple of weeks ago while I was visiting family, my poor car got hit by someone backing out of their driveway without looking where they were going. Luckily for me, the driver was insured and my car was fixed. Thankfully, everything now looks as good as new (my driver’s side door wound up looking like a rhino charged at it) but being in a rental car for close to two weeks really gets you … { Continue Reading }

Aerin Lauder’s Interiors

by Jon Peters
Aerin Lauder | Manhattan Office | NYC Condo | Hamptons Home

Aerin Lauder has become a go-to for the fashion and interior design world and is becoming world renowned for her colorful style and bold use of pattern.  Not only is Aerin building her eponymous brand and budding in both industries with her chic collection of home décor and furnishings, as well as women’s apparel and accessories. Although Aerin Lauder is still the global creative … { Continue Reading }

Creative Kids Rooms

by Jon Peters
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The other day I was having a conversation with my mom about what children’s rooms should be like.  Me being me, I proclaimed that a child’s bedroom or playroom should be colorful, energizing and a place that inspires creativity.  She in turn responded with “You got primary colors and Guns n’ Roses”.  I feel blessed to have nurtured a creative personality that embraces color and constantly … { Continue Reading }