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An Honest Review of Amber Lewis x Loloi Rugs

An Honest Review of Amber Lewis x Loloi Rugs

 I’ve been selling Loloi rugs for 4 years — they are a go to for my design projects as I’ve always trusted the color consistency, long term quality, and timeless...

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Sneak Peek | Sage Custom Homes

Sneak Peek | Sage Custom Homes

Amethyst Home furnished a gorgeous four bedroom, three bath home in Des Moines, IA with Sage Homes, a custom home builder and Ann Marie and Co. The home is number...

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2020 Changes I'm Bringing Into The New Year // Entrepreneurship & Motherhood

2020 Changes I'm Bringing Into The New Year // Entrepreneurship & Motherhood

Often times at the end of the year, I jump on the social media bandwagon of “best most liked photos of 2019” or “a year in rewind”.  This year, I...

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Contemporary Country // A White Modern Farmhouse Outside of Ames IA

Contemporary Country // A White Modern Farmhouse Outside of Ames IA

As soon as we drove up to this secluded, beautiful modern farmhouse — we knew we were in for a treat!  Joelle Elaine Design specializes in new construction design in the Des...

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Behind The Music: National Tree Lighting Ceremony!

Behind The Music: National Tree Lighting Ceremony!

An Amethyst first — we were so blessed to have the opportunity to design a stage for Lynda Randle & Michael Tait for the National Tree Lighting Ceremony!  Watch the...

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Modern x Classic // Main Floor Refresh

Modern x Classic // Main Floor Refresh

We have quite the refreshing before & after coming your way.  While the original kitchen was spacious, it wasn't functioning the way our client imagined.  Many of our clients are...

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Luxe Prairie Master Bedroom

Luxe Prairie Master Bedroom

Immediately when we walked into this room, we knew we needed to keep the aesthetic light and bright with all the natural light that seeped through. Thus why we chose...

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The Amethyst Collection // Digital Catalog Look Book

The Amethyst Collection // Digital Catalog Look Book

In celebration of our upcoming three year anniversary, we have collected our favorite, time-tested pieces that we whole-heartedly recommend over and over! This look book has the perfect sofas for...

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Gorgeous Artwork, Amazing Pianos, & Efficient Movers - 3 businesses we love!

Gorgeous Artwork, Amazing Pianos, & Efficient Movers - 3 businesses we love!

We're so grateful to work alongside local talent, from artists to movers to piano experts, to make our design dreams a reality.  Allow us to introduce you to a few of...

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Meet Our Friends at Freeman Custom Homes

Meet Our Friends at Freeman Custom Homes

We’re so excited to officially introduce you to our new friends, Kyle and Liz Freeman, at Freeman Custom Homes. It’s been an absolute pleasure partnering with this amazing duo for House #1...

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Sneak Peek of House #1 in Kansas City's Artisan Home Tour

Sneak Peek of House #1 in Kansas City's Artisan Home Tour

When a home has so many amazing features that you can't choose your favorite part, you know it's something special. We're just a month away from the big reveal of House #1...

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Casual Elegance in this Gorgeous Iowa Home // Install Part 1

Casual Elegance in this Gorgeous Iowa Home // Install Part 1

There's nothing more exciting than install day on a project we love.         We're partnering with our friend Jill of Black Birch Homes to furnish the entry,...

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How to Choose the Right Rug Size // Design Tips For You

How to Choose the Right Rug Size // Design Tips For You

A rug has the power to tie a whole room together. When contemplating rug size, it's important to select dimensions and orientation that are proportional to the space. For instance,...

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Omaha Home Magazine Features Our Client's Ashland

Omaha Home Magazine Features Our Client's Ashland "Oasis"

Omaha Home Magazine's latest issue features our client Marci's beautiful home, and we're beyond thrilled for her.                              ...

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Bennington Bathroom Makeover // A Before & After

Bennington Bathroom Makeover // A Before & After

After weeks and weeks of distancing & Zooming, it was such a joy to visit this bathroom transformation in person this week!  This project was so dear to me because...

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FAQ // What makes Verellen special? How can I get Verellen pieces for my home?

FAQ // What makes Verellen special? How can I get Verellen pieces for my home?

We've been selling Verellen pieces for three years, and we're confident you'll fall in love with them just as much as we have.  You can purchase Verellen pieces through our online...

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Artist Spotlight // Interview with Stacy Trammell

Artist Spotlight // Interview with Stacy Trammell

A self-taught and experienced artist, Stacy Trammell and her pieces inspire us. We love her creativity and how she conceptualizes her abstract art from nature or her travels. This week Stacy...

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Put a tree on it!  Sometimes something green can make all the difference...

Put a tree on it! Sometimes something green can make all the difference...

Trees are one of our favorite ways to add height and create those larger than life proportions that fill up the pages of Architectural Digest, House Beautiful...etc. We are plant...

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Artist Spotlight // Interview with Megan McLeay

Artist Spotlight // Interview with Megan McLeay

Omaha artist Megan McLeay’s passion and talent are just two of the many reasons we fell in love with her and her artwork. An artist and instructor for the Joslyn...

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Meet our New Friends at Z Design Tile & Stone Showroom

Meet our New Friends at Z Design Tile & Stone Showroom

We’re so excited to introduce you to our new friends at Z Design Tile & Stone Showroom!  In working with clients, many times we found ourselves sourcing tile online to...

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Add the Finishing Touch to Any Space with the Right Rug // 4 Characteristics to Look For

Add the Finishing Touch to Any Space with the Right Rug // 4 Characteristics to Look For

It’s all in the details when it comes to choosing the right rug. Finishing details on rugs elevate a look and make your home feel more curated. Here are four...

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Artist Spotlight // Interview with Julia Kragh

Artist Spotlight // Interview with Julia Kragh

We instantly connected with Omaha artist Julia Kragh’s zest for life and her artwork. A world traveler and photographer, she captures beauty across the globe and specializes in hand-embellished photographs...

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Artist Spotlight // Interview with Raven Wood Designs, Nicci Wyels

Artist Spotlight // Interview with Raven Wood Designs, Nicci Wyels

As one of my first connections in Kansas City, Nicci Wyels immediately impressed me with her gorgeous, hand-crafted wood furniture. I knew I had to learn more about her business and...

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Viva Las Vegas -- Where We Stayed, Packing Lessons Learned, and More!

Viva Las Vegas -- Where We Stayed, Packing Lessons Learned, and More!

Being a shop owner means LOTS of travel — we recently flew the team to Vegas for 24 hours of market madness.  I love staying in a new hotel each...

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Destination California Coast // An Amethyst Look

Destination California Coast // An Amethyst Look

Waking up to 0 degrees the last few days, has us dreaming of the west coast (even more than usual) this season. Inspired by time spent in the Golden State,...

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