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#AskAlexa: How to Hang Curtains and Curtain Rods

We asked our Creative Director, Alexa Hampton, her pro tips on popular design topics. Follow our #AskAlexa series to get the inside scoop on what goes on behind her world-renowned designs! Curtains are a powerful tool in a room’s decorative scheme.  In addition to adding softness, they can and should add height to the room. …

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Room Renovations You Won’t Believe

This year we’ve had the pleasure of working with interior design bloggers that have transformed our pieces into full room designs through the One Room Challenge! Twice a year 20 bloggers join together to makeover a room in their home and with just six weeks to do so. We’re sharing a few of our favorite …

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#AskAlexa: Antique vs. Vintage Décor: What to Buy and When

We asked our Creative Director, Alexa Hampton, her pro tips on popular design topics. Follow our #AskAlexa series to get the inside scoop on what goes on behind her world-renowned designs! Antique vs. Vintage Décor A room without an antique can feel a little bit soulless.  Even if you have a very modern sensibility, you …

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Adirondack Christmas

Whether your plans for the holidays involve rest and relaxation or getting out into nature with friends and family, a cozy Adirondack cabin is the perfect setting for a celebration.  No matter what activities the days hold, evenings huddled in front of a roaring fireplace, surrounded by twinkling lights and the smell of pine trees, …

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#AskAlexa: How to Decorate Your Mantels for Christmas

We asked our Creative Director, Alexa Hampton, her pro tips on popular design topics. Follow our #AskAlexa series to get the inside scoop on what goes on behind her world-renowned designs! Decorating Your Mantels for Christmas Mantels are the modern-day altarpiece in the living room as they are usually the axial center of any space in which they sit. …

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#AskAlexa: Prepare your Home This Holiday Season: The Short List

We asked our Creative Director, Alexa Hampton, her pro tips on popular design topics. Follow our #AskAlexa series to get the inside scoop on what goes on behind her world-renowned designs! It’s the time of the year when we’re all preparing for the invasion of family and house guests for the holidays. Here is my short …

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#AskAlexa: Travel Inspired Decor: A Worldly Look at Interior Design

We asked our Creative Director, Alexa Hampton, her pro tips on popular design topics. Follow our #AskAlexa series to get the inside scoop on what goes on behind her world-renowned designs! My father was a natural teacher and a perpetual student. His expertise was interior design, architecture, and art.  From an early age, this focused …

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#AskAlexa: Setting a Table

We asked our Creative Director, Alexa Hampton, her pro tips on popular design topics. Follow our #AskAlexa series to get the inside scoop on what goes on behind her world-renowned designs! Setting A Table When I combined my apartment with the one next door, we were able to create a spacious dining room for entertaining …

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High Point Fall 2017 Trend Recap

High Point Market is an annual week of reveal, in the celebrated home furniture & home decor industry. Celebrity editors, renowned designers & retailers of all sizes, gather to unveil & browse the new lines, surprising pieces & innovative concepts, all newly released for upcoming seasons. At The Mine, we’re always on the hunt for …

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#AskAlexa: Dressing Up with Drapery

We asked our Creative Director, Alexa Hampton, her pro tips on popular design topics. Follow our #AskAlexa series to get the inside scoop on what goes on behind her world-renowned designs! Window treatments can serve both practical and aesthetic needs.  In the days before central heating, heavy lined curtains did wonders to block drafts and …

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#AskAlexa: Enhancing Your Hallways

We asked our Creative Director, Alexa Hampton, her pro tips on popular design topics. Follow our #AskAlexa series to get the inside scoop on what goes on behind her world-renowned designs! Interior Decorating Hallways and Stairwells Hallways and stairwells are some of the most underrated spaces to design.  If you have painted your rooms in …

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#AskAlexa: Mixing Old & New

We asked our Creative Director, Alexa Hampton, her pro tips on popular design topics. Follow our #AskAlexa series to get the inside scoop on what goes on behind her world-renowned designs! Since The Mine announced a collaboration with Chairish, a purveyor of vintage finds, I’ve been thinking about one of my favorite topics in design …