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Top Picks: Wine Racks – Serve Up a Little Style with Your Holiday Dinner

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

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The holidays are a great time to feast, remember past great times while also creating new memories. This holiday season, your hosting prowess can be accented with the perfect wine rack for not just your house wine but for any of your favorite wines.


Uttermost Annileise Wooden Wine Table in Faded Weathered Charcoal


Uttermost Annileise Wooden Wine Table in Faded Weathered Charcoal

The first two wine tables are fabulous accents to an Arts & Crafts style home with a touch of rustic cabin charm. The Modus wine table is also available in a tower model for the not-so-roomy dining room.


Modus Farmhouse Sideboard in Antique Walnut


Modus Farmhouse Sideboard in Antique Walnut

The Uttermost wine table is the perfect weathered charmer for your townhome or apartment. It will really shine sitting against a white or create a more monochrome look by pairing it with a darker tone wall such as black or deep gray.

Crosley Furniture Newport Buffet Server / Sideboard Cabinet in Black


Crosley Furniture Newport Buffet Server / Sideboard Cabinet in Black

If you prefer to go a little more contemporary, then this black Crosely wine storage unit with handsome raised panels adds that hint of black you’ve secretly been dying to try in your home. Black blends well with dark espresso and cappuccino finishes or you can mix-and-match it with an oak finish room. Black and oak are a classic but modern combination.


Holly & Martin Paso Robles Multi-Colored Wall Mount Wine Storage

Holly & Martin Paso Robles Multi-Colored Wall Mount Wine Storage

Add some fun avante garde style to your home with this Holy & Martin wall-mount storage rack. This is one accent piece that is also functional. It blends beautifully with a home that has a more metropolitan or European feel. The curvy design is an eye-catcher.


Winsome Kingston Modular and Stackable

Winsome Kingston Modular and Stackable “X” Wine Cubby in Espresso

The wine connoisseur may opt for a wine storage box such as this one by Winsome. This is the perfect way to bring a wine cellar feel to your room without having to actually build the wine cellar. Pair this up with a coordinating wine table for serving your dinner guests. This modular wine storage box can either be blended into the room along a single dark brown wall, or make it the focal point pf a room with a light neutrals, dark woods or deep reds.

Top Picks: Savvy Storage Ideas

Monday, November 4th, 2013

No matter how big your home might be, there never seems to be enough storage for blankets, towels and extra pillows. Take a look at our favorite storage cabinets that add calming class to your home while providing a ton of extra storage.

Stanley Furniture Coastal Living Cottage Summerhouse Utility Cabinet in Morning Sky

Stanley Furniture Coastal Living Cottage Summerhouse Utility Cabinet in Morning Sky

Sauder’s Harbor View line has a beautifully designed classic cottage style cabinet in antiqued white. This will look beautiful with a background color scheme taken from the beach and ocean—the blues, greens, sandy browns, and bright summer days with sunshine yellow behind it.

Hooker Furniture Windermere Cupboard

Hooker Furniture Windermere Cupboard

Hooker Furniture has created a beautiful masterpiece cabinet with their Windermere collection. The faux marble look blends quite well with an Old-World Europe designed room. If you are starting with this piece, and want to work your way around it, pick a wall color that matches the light gray accent color on the door. This will make your cabinet the center of the attention in the room. Choose furniture that has a very rich, traditional look, but blend it with transitional furniture if you want the room to feel more modern.

Sauder Harbor View Storage Cabinet in Antiqued White

Sauder Harbor View Storage Cabinet in Antiqued White

A small space like a laundry room or bathroom always needs some extra storage, such as this Stanley Furniture cabinet. It has a calming antique summer cottage feel that is soothing. The combination of shelves and drawers makes this cabinet a very versatile piece of furniture. Blend it with the bright colors of summer, or something a little more subdued such as the tonal range of autumn leaves. Even pastels such as soft lavender will accentuate this piece really well. Don’t be afraid to experiment with the color palette nature has provided.