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Interior Motif Host Wine and Cheese Event on Wednesday May 30th 5pm

You are cordially invited to attend a wine & cheese event sponsored by Sharp and Hunter Douglas on Wednesday,  May 30, 2012 in the  showroom of Interior Motif  located at 629 Washington Street in Hoboken.

Interior Motif is your  local Hunter Douglas Gallery Dealer, offering custom window treatments, shades, blinds, shutters, drapery, reupholstery, and more. The first 50 attendees will receive a welcome gift bag and be entered to win a digital camera. There will also be other prizes such as $250 gift cards, subscriptions to Design NJ, movie tickets, and more.

Come and join Interior Motif  to enjoy the party and grab a taste of what Interior Motif has to offer!

When it comes to quality window coverings of exquisite taste, Interior Motif is the place to go. Please email [email protected] or call 201.418.9860 for further details. The party starts at 5:00pm.

See you there!

The Grand Opening of the New Lowe’s In Bayonne


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Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith and Lowe’s store manager Joe Santangelo of the New Lowe’s Bayonne “Cut the Grand Opening 2″ x4” on Thursday, December 30th. The store opened it’s doors to the public on Monday Dec. 27th at 6am.

The Bayonne Lowe’s has 94,000 square feet of retail sales space, with an adjacent garden center, stocking 32,000 different items to help customers build, improve and beautify their homes. 

Lowe’s of  Bayonne is located at  400 Bayonne Crossing Way Shopping Mall

 Lowe’s Companies- With fiscal year 2009 sales of $47.2 billion, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,725 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit

IN YOUR HOME-Spice Up Your Space with Top Color Trends for Spring & Summer

spice-up(ARA) – Avocado and harvest gold bring back memories of the 70s – but what colors will spring and summer of 2010 bring to our homes?

“As the economy continues to work its way out of a recession, there will be less spending on new items and more repurposing of existing items throughout the home,” says Donna Schroeder of spray paint manufacturer Krylon. “A great way to breathe new life into these old objects is with spray paint in one of the year’s hottest colors.” Continue reading IN YOUR HOME-Spice Up Your Space with Top Color Trends for Spring & Summer

HOME DECOR- Affordable Spring Home Decorating Trends

(ARA) – When the economy takes a downturn, people tend to stay in. For home environments stuck in the winter doldrums, easy and affordable updates can create a cozy spring haven. 

“We’re expecting people to stay closer to home this year, so we’re seeing a lot of decor inspired by travel to faraway places,” says Nancy Bohnett, Academic Director of Interior Design for The Art Institute of Las Vegas. “Imagine the exotic places you’d like to visit and be inspired by the native styles. Animal prints, bamboo and the relaxing vibe of wine country are all top trends this spring.”

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Decortating Trends for 2009

Economy, Nature and Fashion Influences


(ARA)  What’s in store for home decorating in 2009? No matter what your taste, you’ll find a hue in the 2009 forecast of popular paint colors to suit your style. Since the average consumer spends two to three months planning a painting project, now is the ideal time to review your options, see what’s predicted to be popular and choose that perfect color.

Color Influencers
Looking to 2009, color experts are seeing three top drivers of color trends — the economy, nature and fashion.

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August Decor

Don’t Renovate- Refresh

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(ARA) – Today’s on-the-go homeowner demands furniture that performs double duty to provide high function without sacrificing style. Amid today’s challenging economic climate, families are calling for quality and casual trends that can resonate for years to come, all at smart prices.

Thoughtful splashes needn’t cost thousands: Consider accessorizing rather than renovating. Low-cost, easy changes can enhance a home’s value and the pleasure in reveling in a unique and personal living space.

Many people often forget that new window treatments are the quickest fix for a room. They provide texture and an instant face lift. Layering throws and pillows adds depth and comfort, and brightening a dining room with crisp table linens and stately candle accessories adds a touch of refined class. Of course, a simple fresh coat of paint can both cleanse and color any room.

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Kitchen Color Trends & Tips for 2008


(ARA) – Every homeowner knows that the kitchen is the perfect place to please the palate. But it can also be the perfect place to add character with the color palette. When remodeling the hub of your home, choosing the right colors is an important part of the decision making process. But how do you choose colors that are compatible with your space and your taste?

Connie Edwards, CKD, CBD and director of design for American Woodmark, offers some helpful tips for guiding your color choices to banish kitchen boredom.

Cabinetry Color vs. Wall Color Continue reading Kitchen Color Trends & Tips for 2008

DECOR -What’s Your Holiday Decorating Style?

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(ARA) “Tis the season for making merry. Whether you are celebrating a traditional family holiday at home or entertaining some friends for a festive cocktail party, use decorations to transform your home into a winter wonderland this holiday season.

Here are some quick and simple holiday decorating tips from the experts at ProFlowers:

Classic Country Christmas
Your family tends to make all of your holiday decorations from scratch, and everyone pitches in while stringing the popcorn to go around your oversized Christmas tree. This year, take your homemade decorating a step further and transform your home into a festive country cottage. Hang pinecone garland, bought or homemade, along your staircase to bring the outdoors inside. For an added country touch, add plaid red and white ribbons to your garland. Hanging greenery on your mantel is always a classic touch, and this year you can take it a step further by sprinkling fake snow on the greenery to give your home a cozy feeling.
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Luxurious Decorating Trends Your Neighbors Will Envy


DECOR for October

(ARA) – With the housing market in flux, more and more people are looking at the potential beauty of their current home. Changes can be as simple as redecorating and updating your home’s style. Some of the season’s most popular trends are producing surprisingly luxurious results that are much easier to implement than you might think.

“You no longer need to move or even do a heavy remodel to breathe fresh life into your home’s décor,” comments Ken Locicero, a Divisional Merchandise Manager for ShopNBC. “Subtle changes such as adding a touch of color or focal piece of furniture can really give your home some personality.”


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Lighting & Decorating Tips

That Will Make a Room Sparkle


 The fabrics you pick for your upholstery pieces and the lighting fixtures you place overhead and at tabletop height can make a room sparkle or fall flat.

According to Candice Olson, celebrated interior designer and TV host, bringing the necessary ‘bling’ to a space demands two important decorating concepts — dramatically detailed or styled upholstery wrapped in a luminescent fiber and layered lighting featuring fixtures constructed of materials that play up the sparkle.  Olson often resorts to hi-sheen fabrics like chenille or silk, jewel-like materials and lots and lots of lighting to bring a space to life. 


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