Category Archives: At the Store

The Only Crab Dip Recipe You’ll Ever Need

May 24, 2016
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Memorial Day is just a few days away and for me (and most everyone) that means: SUMMERTIME! I absolutely cannot wait for this summer…we’ve got a fun family vacation coming up, lots of traveling for clients annnnd my family is MOVING. More on the move later, but for now, let’s sink our teeth into our […]

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We WON a BOB Award from Charlotte Magazine!

April 27, 2016
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We are excited, happy, honored, giddy, pumped and SO MUCH MORE over winning a BOB Award (Best Of the Best) from Charlotte Magazine! We won Best in Home Accessories! Charlotte Magazine wrote this about us: “At this small shop in Ballantyne, you won’t find antique tea caddies or high-end art, but painted boards with funny […]

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Friday Faves: April Fools Day

April 1, 2016
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Happy April Fools Day, y’all! Do you play pranks on family and friends? My day is usually so busy that I completely forget it’s April Fools Day. Also, I am worried if I prank someone: they will prank me! 🙂 Here are some of our faves at the moment… My Girlies on Easter. This Easter […]

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How to Accessorize a Bowl (and a fun video!)

March 28, 2016
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Happy Monday! We hope everyone had a great Holiday weekend and enjoyed lots of quality time with family and friends. We definitely did! One of the most asked questions we get at our store, Lauren Nicole Home: “What should I put in this bowl?” A bright, cheery and beautiful bowl can make quite an impact […]

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Blue and White: So Right

March 16, 2016
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Blue and white is such a classic combination in home design. Don’t you think? For us, it evokes the sea and skies with just a few clouds. The blue and white color palette makes us feel comforted and calm. Here are some of my favorite uses of blue and white in our interiors. This grand […]

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Friday Faves – Our Spring Refresh Event

March 4, 2016

Happy Friday! We are extra excited today because we’re still happy from our Spring Refresh event Wednesday evening. We decided to share our favorite photos from the night for our weekly #FunFridayFaves! Before everyone arrived, Mom and I took a moment to take some pictures. I am so grateful for her, today and every day! […]

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Fun Friday Faves – 2

February 26, 2016
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TGIF TGIF!!! Aren’t y’all happy it’s Friday?! I know we are because this week has been a bit nuts. Throw in a crazy, busy week with work and then my husband’s work-travel plans being affected by the weather…whew, we are grateful to all be home safe and sound. Alrighty, we’re back with Round 2 of […]

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Why You Need To Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets

February 10, 2016
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We shared one of our favorite ways to use our new Paint Couture paint line last week. Now, we’re back to tell you WHY you should paint your kitchen cabinets. If you just recently updated your kitchen with new cabinets, this blog post may not be for you. However, we can show you an easy […]

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A Real Picture Frame Transformation

February 5, 2016
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Happy Friday, y’all! We are excited to share a recent craft we did with our new paint and skills we learned from The Couture Collection. All of these paints are available online and at our store. If you are local, stop in today to learn more! Don’t forget to check out the events page too […]

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Our Latest Obsession: Hands High Designs Necklaces

January 22, 2016
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We cannot EVEN tell you how excited we are to carry Hands High Designs Necklaces! Ashley, creator and owner of Hands High Designs, lives in Charlotte and we are lucky enough to know each other from our girls being besties! When I discovered what she did, after some fun instagram stalking and chatting, I had […]

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Inside Look: Lake Wylie Living Room

December 31, 2015
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Happy Monday! We hope all of you had a splendid holiday and enjoyed time spent with family and friends! We are back with our final installment of this Lake Wylie Inside Look! We’ve shared the dining room and the kitchen/breakfast area and today we are giving a peek into their living room. The kitchen, breakfast/dining […]

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Our Winter Wonderland Table at the Southern Ideal Home Show

November 27, 2015
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We were lucky enough to be the Featured Designer at the Southern Ideal Home Show in September. We’ve already shared two of the four tablescapes we designed and are here to share our Winter Wonderland table! Did you miss the other ones? Vintage Christmas Thanksgiving For this table, we dreamed up an area-table that can […]

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Our Holiday Kitchen Towel Giveaway

November 18, 2015
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One of our very favorite people is Michelle from The Vintage Home Studio! A couple of weeks ago, we had the pleasure of having her in our store meeting and greeting. It was splendid to see her and watch her interact with y’all! All of The Vintage Home Studio kitchen towels are handmade by HER. […]

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Introducing…Our Homespun Collection

November 11, 2015
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We’re very excited to announce our brand new product collection exclusive to Lauren Nicole Home: We created the Homespun Collection to be all about home, entertaining and southern charm. Currently, we have 3 different kitchen towels in the Homespun Collection, custom candles on the way, and dinner napkins on the way. However, we were too […]

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Fall Decorating at Northshore Estate

October 21, 2015
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Happy beautiful Fall day to you! 🙂 Fall is definitely our favorite season because of the crisp air, pumpkin muffins, fabulous fall fashion, and of course: FALL DECOR! We had the opportunity to decorate one of our favorite client’s home for Fall and couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Linda came with her SUV […]

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Our Vintage Christmas Table at the Southern Ideal Home Show

October 5, 2015
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We were honored to be the Featured Designer at the Southern Ideal Home Show in September. We designed four tables in the Ideal Entertaining spot and today are sharing our Vintage Christmas table. Christmas is right around the corner, y’all. Annnd…we are so excited! A couple of weeks ago we shared the Thanksgiving table. Click […]

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How to Add Sass to Your Chairs at Thanksgiving

October 2, 2015
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It’s October and do you know what that means? It’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving! 🙂 Of course preparing for Thanksgiving dinner, we all think about the table, centerpieces and table-settings. We tend to leave the chairs bare. Not this year! We have the cutest flair to add to your chairs. Here are the […]

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Girls Night Out with Style Your Senses AND a Giveaway!

September 18, 2015
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We are incredibly excited to announce our latest collaboration with Mallory from Style Your Senses. First of all: we LOVE Mallory and her blog. We’ve been following her for a long time, so when we decided to partner on this fun giveaway and event, it was like we were meeting our girl-crush! Second of all: […]

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Our Favorite Fall Fashion Part 2

September 16, 2015
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We’re back with another fashion post! That extra chill in the air this week in Charlotte makes us super happy because we can bring out our new fall fashion. 🙂 Check out our latest favorites from our store, Lauren Nicole Home. Linda is rocking this beautiful blue plaid scarf by pairing it with jeans and […]

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Touchdown Party

September 9, 2015
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Football season is among us! And you know what that means?! Tailgating! We love the idea of tailgating but what’s even better? Having a Touchdown Party in the comfort of your own home. 🙂 The centerpiece of our Touchdown Party last week? Crack dip. This dip is outrageously addicting, so I’m warning you now! Thank […]

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Our Favorite Fall Fashion Part 1

September 2, 2015
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We’re here with our FAVORITE Fall Fashion! We have so many faves, we are doing this in parts. 🙂 Mom and I had a great time at our little fashion photo-shoot and had a hard time waiting until September to share with y’all. For us, September means give us all the pumpkin baked goods, scarves, […]

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Friday Faves: My Back-to-School Shopping

August 21, 2015
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Hiya and HAPPY Friday! First of all, I can’t believe it’s Friday already AND that I am talking back to school right now. I wanted to share of my favorite products latest for my girls, Campbell and Finley. And of course, I had to thrown in a few for Mommy too! 🙂 For all the […]

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Featured Designer at the Southern Ideal Home Show

August 17, 2015
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Guess what? We are the featured designer at this year’s Southern Ideal Home Show! We couldn’t be more honored and excited to be involved with this amazing show. Ideal Entertaining Few things are more enjoyable than a meal with good friends or family. Eat, drink and be inspired with our beautiful tablescapes. Whether it’s a […]

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How to: Accessorize Your Coffee Table

August 14, 2015
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So, what are the rules to accessorizing your coffee table? Here are my “rules:” Do whatever makes you happy! Do you love hydrangeas and fresh flowers? Make your coffee table a happy spot and showcase your favorite flower. Do you read a lot of books or collect beautiful books? Stack those up on your table […]

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How to: Gilded Vintage Books

August 10, 2015
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Creating a beautiful space means that every aspect of your home, down to last little nook is tended to. Small corner vignettes and table top surfaces, when decorated rightly, can make all the difference in a room’s appeal. Even the smallest of items can act as the link that brings all of the colors and […]

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Latest Obsession: Monograms

July 16, 2015
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Alright, we know that monograms have been around FOREVER. However, we noticed at the Atlanta Gifts Market last week: monograms are even more prevalent now than they were last year. We saw them in about every showroom and especially fashion accessories.Thankfully, we monogram at our store so I can feed my monogram love! Adding a […]

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How to: Give the Perfect Hostess Gift

July 9, 2015
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With summertime comes lots of get togethers with friends and family. One question we receive a lot from customers in our store, Lauren Nicole Home, is: “What’s the best hostess gift to give?” or “I have no idea what she likes, what should I give them?” We’ve got it covered for you, don’t worry! See […]

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Trash Can Margaritas and a Giveaway

July 2, 2015

What are y’all up to for the upcoming 4th of July holiday? We will still be vacationing so I’m sure good times will be had! Something you absolutely MUST do?! Make this Trash Can Margarita! It is the easiest and tastiest margarita you will ever have. Ever. We haven’t met someone who doesn’t like this […]

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Make Your Own Trifle Bar for Under $15

June 25, 2015

We had a lot of fun with this one, y’all! With the upcoming July 4th holiday around the corner, we decided to do a make-your-own trifle bar for the festivities. And guess what? All for under $15.00! One of our favorite summertime desserts is Strawberry Trifle. It’s made of layering angel food cake, vanilla pudding, […]

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Our Vacation Essentials

June 16, 2015

We are headed to the N.C. coast in a couple of weeks for a week-long vacation and I cannot tell you how very excited we are! This is funny: Finley thinks we are going to the beach FOR her birthday because her birthday happens to fall on one of the vacation days. 🙂 She’s too […]

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Our Favorite Sangria Recipe

June 11, 2015

The days are getting longer and hotter…so that means we are spending more time outdoors. We love to sit out on our patio with a cold drink and watch the girls play in the backyard. Our version of a perfect summer drink has to involve wine, fruit and be refreshing. Enter our favorite Sangria! Our […]

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How To: Set Your Table for Brunch

June 4, 2015

One of our favorite meals: BRUNCH. And no, it’s not only because it’s acceptable to have a Bloody Mary or Mimosa before noon. 😉 We absolutely love the excitement of brunch and combining 2 meals, breakfast and lunch, into 1 delicious meal! Also: we love to set our table for brunch. It’s usually on the […]

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How To: Accessorize Your Mantle

May 7, 2015
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We get lots of questions on how to accessorize mantles! It really is quite fun to play around with designing your mantle. Here are some of my favorite mantles from past designs: We have a mantle in our store, Lauren Nicole Home, and decided to film a couple of videos to break it down for […]

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