Author - Colby Morrell

An Obelisk Home Christmas

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year! The ground turns white (if we’re lucky) and houses start to sparkle with Christmas decorations. Every year a few of our regular clients ask us to help them turn their homes into Christmas wonderlands, and we have to admit that these are our favorite installs! Our only problem is that we wish Christmas lasted longer than a month! Check out what the Obelisk Home team has been up to this season…

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10 Wine Cellars To Envy

Nothing says luxury like wine cellar at home! We’re obsessed with incorporating them into homes! Check out these 10 wine cellars that we’re totally envious of! You don’t have to love wine to be in love with these gorgeously designed spaces…   Photo by Design First Interiors Photo by Create Projects Photo by Diane Burgio Design Photo by Marion Lichtig Ltd Photo by Robin Payne – Building Design Photo by Contract Development Inc. Photo by Atkinson Pontifex Photo by Papro Wine [...]

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417 Home Magazine Faux Taxidermy Advice

We just received the current issue of 417 Home Magazine and we’re loving the article on incorporating faux taxidermy into a space. Our own Nathan Taylor lends his expertise along with other local taste makers. You can check out the article online here, and by picking up the latest issue on stands now!

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Turning Your Closet Into a Dressing Room

Who doesn’t dream of a huge walk in closet full of designer dresses, handbags, and shelves of gorgeous shoes? These things are easy to get IF you’re remodeling or building new. The fact is that most houses don’t have the space like the pictures above to create a dreamy walk-in closet paradise. But, there are ways to transform almost any walk-in closet into the perfect dressing room. Incorporate the following ideas and you’ll have the closet of your dreams, [...]

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This Year’s Biggest Christmas Decor Trends

We all put so much thought into the designs of our homes throughout the year, so it’s only natural that we would at Christmas time. If you’re wanting to do something different with your holiday decor this year, we’ve rounded up 2017’s biggest Christmas decor trends and made a list! Flocked Christmas Trees We’ve been trying to satisfy the need for a white Christmas for longer than you might think. Back in the 1800s we sprinkled flour on trees, but flocking [...]

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Picking the Perfect Dining Table

Photo by Obelisk Home . See more from the Inverness Project in our portfolio. This time of year has us thinking about dining tables. This is the spot where everyone comes together as friends and family to celebrate, but is also a part of everyday life. Choosing the right dining table for your home can get overwhelming, and we understand why. The nearly endless options make it difficult to pick the perfect one for your lifestyle. Fret no more, we’re [...]

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Cup O’ Cheer Tour 2017

We can hardly believe that it’s the time of year when Ronald McDonald House Charities puts on their annual Cup O’ Cheer Tour! Where does the time go? This event is exciting to us in many ways, but mostly because we get to design the teacup that people get with their ticket. Money from the tickets goes directly back to RMHC of Springfield, and we’re honored every year to be part of helping raise funds to help families in [...]

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Celebrating Black Tie 2017

For the past 14 years, Springfield has celebrated the annual Black Tie Dinner benefiting local and state-wide charities that serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT+) organizations. Throughout the years, Springfield has raised nearly $650,000 for these beneficiaries.   The event is fully put on by volunteers, allowing the maximum return of money raised during the evening. Support for Springfield Black Tie comes from national and local corporations, businesses and individuals in Springfield who donate, sponsor, and bid on auction items [...]

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High Glam Must Haves

High Glam design is vastly different from styles like country or shabby chic, yet it steals liberally from art deco, mid-century modern, and even industrial influences. The beauty of glam interiors is that they are easily tailored to fit any style, from a dramatic vibe to an understated elegance. 1. Lorenzo Cocktail Table by JKM Home / 2. Brass Swirl Bookend / 3. Noir Maze Pillow / 4. Layla Pendant / 5. Pippin Table Lamp / 6.  Axis Candleholders

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The Origin of the Jack O’Lantern

Every October, carved pumpkins peer out from porches and doorsteps in the United States and other parts of the world. Carved pumpkins are by far our favorite Halloween decor with their ghoulish faces burning bright in the night. They are a sure sign that the Halloween holiday is among us, but have you ever stopped to think about why we carve pumpkins in the first place? Where does this tradition begin? We did some research for you…behold the Irish [...]

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