2020 Home Decor Trends
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2020 Home Decor Trends

2020 Home Decor Trends

An Article from Good HouseKeeping Home:

Curved Sofas

This 2020 home decor trend will transport you back to another decade. “We’ll see some ’60s and ’70s throwbacks with a modern twist and a focus on line and curve,” says Giannasio.

Olive Trees

If 2019 was the year of the dramatic fiddle leaf fig, then Hammel expects 2020 will be the year of the much subtler olive tree. Instead of blooming bright green, these trees are a more sophisticated sage.

Kitchen Art

While you’re collecting those pieces of art, be sure to scout some for the kitchen. “There’s always a focus on making the kitchen a room in the house and not a machine for cooking,” says Giannasio. That can be accomplished by hanging art in the kitchen, or using open shelves to display items that show off your personality, she says.

Canopy Beds

Now is the time to make all your regal canopy bed dreams come true. “Canopy beds no longer need to drape in heavy fabrics and chunky headboards,” says Fenimore. “Modern versions made with acrylic, metal, and sleek upholstered frames are making a comeback.”

Color-Pop Cabinets

If you want to leave the all-white kitchen trend behind, opt for another 2020 home decor trend. Colored cabinets. According to the experts at Modiani Kitchens, “the trend in 2020 is to choose one or several elements. Like the kitchen island, kitchen wall cabinets, or base cabinets in daring colors, like dark red, bright yellow, green or navy blue.”

Non-White Kitchens

If there was one defining design trend of the 2010s, it was the all-white kitchen. But in 2020, designers predict there’ll be a shift toward spaces that go beyond just white. For example, Hammel expects to see more natural wood cabinets, islands, and shelves. All which allow homeowners to keep a bright and airy vibe without restricting themselves to all-white-everything.

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Come see us at Dandylions Gifts and shop all our trendy decor and gift options!

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Wedding Invitation Etiquette
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Wedding Invitation Etiquette

Wedding Invitation Etiquette

When Should You Send Out Your Wedding Invitations?

One piece of important etiquette to follow is when to send out your wedding invitations. It can be inconsiderate to send out your invites too late (or too early, for that matter). Follow the Wedding Invitation Etiquette below to make sure you’re communicating with your guests in the right way, at the best time.

Step 1: When to Send Out Save The Dates

 
4-6 Months from Wedding Date
 
The general rule of etiquette is that you should send save the dates to guests around four to six months before your wedding date. Give them enough time before they’ve made other plans and allow them to block off the date on their calendars. Allowing a few months’ of advance planning is also considered for guests who need to book travel or accommodations. What if your wedding falls on a holiday weekend or will take place in a far-off destination? Sending the save the dates even earlier, like 6 to 12 months before your wedding date, is advisable.

Step 2: When to Send Out Wedding Invitations

6-8 Weeks from Wedding Date
 
You may have picked out your wedding invitations when you chose your save the dates. There’s no need to send your invitations months and months in advance. General wedding invitation etiquette says to mail your invites around six to eight weeks before your wedding date. Combined with your save the date, this allows guests plenty of time to reply yay or nay to the invitation. Also, book travel and hotels as needed (if they haven’t already), and purchase a gift for you.
 
If a large percentage of your guest list lives abroad, or if you are planning a total destination wedding, it’s best to add a few weeks onto this timeline. Aim to send your invites around 12 weeks before your wedding date.

Step 3: When to Ask for RSVPs

1 Month from Wedding Date
 
Your wedding invitation must include a way for guests to respond. You may choose to have guests RSVP online via your wedding website. Or you send an RSVP card and pre-addressed envelope as part of your invitation suite. Be sure to indicate an RSVP deadline so that guests know when they need to alert you to their decision. The rule of wedding invitation etiquette says that one month before your wedding date is the perfect amount of time. It offers a brief window for the guest to receive the invitation and consider their decision. While also providing your wedding vendors enough advance notice to order and prepare supplies. A one-month-prior deadline also adds some timeline padding for those stragglers who won’t get their RSVP card in on time.
Let Dandylions help design your perfect invitations!  We can’t wait to meet you!  Contact us today.
spring decor ideas
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Spring Decor Ideas – Freshen Up Your Home

Spring Decor Ideas – Freshen Up Your Home

Plant-covered Shelves

Update any blank wall by hanging shelves of a similar color. Also, decorate with faux plants in color-coordinated planters.

Sunny Dining Room Chairs

While velvet is typically reserved for winter, these mustard yellow chairs prove otherwise. Even if you prefer to keep things simple, let the chair cushions add a pop of color to your dining room.

Open Shelves

Proof that you don’t have to sacrifice style for function. Organize each shelf or grouping of dishware by color for an eye-catching display.

Bright Yellow Accessories

With yellow curtains, flowers, and decorative pieces, give any room the sunshine treatment.

Fresh Greens and Florals

Bring Mother Nature indoors by scattering plants and flowers — remember: fresh is best — around your kitchen. Just keep ’em near the sink, so you’ll remember to water them.

Functional Kitchen Centerpiece

Keep your day-to-day essentials within reach. Place them in jars, bowls, and vases on a large cutting board in the center of the kitchen island or table.

Come shop Dandylion’s Collection of Spring Decor!

Just walk up to the original Harper Memorial Library in Maryville’s Historic Downtown. You will find some books here, and they are for sale! Along with some of the most sought after and fine-tuned line of gifts and stationery in the region. What is not for sale here? The instant smiles, great customer service, and forever friendships. Those are free to all — and abundant.
Dandy Lion’s Started in 2005 as an in-home stationery business. Created by stay-at-home mom Joy Forster Carver. The business outgrew its original walls quickly. Now, with the same great welcome extended, but in a much larger and dynamic environment. Joy’s first love remains with helping brides find a perfect invitation. She creates custom designs and makes brides and their families proud to shop locally. Now with a staff of 6, Dandy Lions is able to service all gift seekers. From holiday entertaining to everyday treats. Dandy Lions is proud to be in Downtown Maryville. We are very honored to help you each day with every one of life’s milestones.
We are sweet, savvy and sincere. Our staff is successful in bringing the best combination of gifts. Dandy Lion is proud to bring these to our local East Tennessee market. The selection of gifts is secondary to the relationships found inside these red brick walls. The greatest part of the Dandy Lions experience is that we make friends at every corner. Come see us … be our friend.
Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook!
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New Years Gifts at Dandy Lions

New Years Gifts at Dandy Lions in Maryville Tennessee. Come check out what we have to offer to make your New Years Day celebration a great success.

Need a hostess gift as you celebrate 2020??
This doormat will last much longer than any bottle of wine
🎉🍷🍷🎉
-OPEN from 10-2:00 on NYE-

You don’t even have to be 21 to ring in the New Year with this yummy Prosecco [candle] 🥂🥂✨✨

Just a few remain of the 2020 Hymns & Hope wall calendars. (🙌🏽✨❤️)
Treat yourself in the New Year to beauty and encouragement.

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Holiday Gifts at Dandy Lions

Holiday gifts at Dandy Lions

Bundled by LOVE: sterling silver jewelry from @waxingpoetic available in single hearts through 5 hearts/nest. And that DETAIL

#giftsformom #stockingstuffer #sterlingsilverjewelry #charms #shopmaryville #downtownmaryville #dandylionsgifts

Holiday gifts at Dandy Lions 2

Our fave stemless glasses tastefully monogrammed with a pewter insignia, handmade in Georgia now have a new wine bag for the perfect gift pairing.

Holiday gifts at Dandy Lions 3Sure is special when something was so well received last year that you want to give it again and again.
That is what we hear over and over with the Hymns of Hope wall calendars.

Thoughtful gifts are our specialty and these top the list. Come shop local with us!

The Giving Manger
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The Giving Manger

We have a gift for YOU this #givingtuesday –

The Giving Manger is a heartwarming story of a father who tells his children, “there will be more gifts this year, the giving will begin on the 1st day of December.” The excited children are expecting presents each day, and are disappointed to find only a simple wooden manger on their table.

The Giving Manger at DandyLions

The father asks the children to find ways to serve and place a piece of straw in the manger each time they do. To give gifts back to Christ this year.

Being on the receiving end of service helps their attitudes shift and ultimately they find that serving filled their hearts and home with more love and joy than ever before.

So our gift to you is simple: would your family or one you know like to have your own @thegivingmanger this year?

Simply comment with your name, their name, etc. No need to “tag, follow…” – just let us know who would love this as much as we do and on Tuesday evening we will draw a name and gladly give one away.

[Just so you know, we are prone to ugly cry as we read this amazing story. It’s a true GIFT. ]

#dandylionsgifts #thegivingmanger

 

Check out DandyLions Gifts in Mayville Tennesse and for more stocking stuffer ideas visit Pinch Me Therapy.

Stocking Stuffers Maryville, TN
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Stocking Stuffers Maryville, TN

Stocking Stuffers Maryville, TN

Humpday survival 101: Pinch Me Therapy Dough is sure to cure what ails you with the yummiest essential oils.  We love carrying these products!  Come shop our selection today!  Read more about this awesome company below!

PINCH ME THERAPY DOUGH

A squishable compound that’s designed to channel relief through the senses, naturally. This placating putty uses the proven scientific methodology of color and scent. They relate to relaxation-all in the convenience of a portable tin. Think of it as a handy little mood-shifter.
 
While it can’t take away all that ails you, it can help get you back to the center. This is so you’re able to face your stressors with the clarity that comes from a renewed focus.
Soothing scents
Science has shown us that our minds recall scents, and those recollections evoke emotion. When a pleasant scent speaks to you, it triggers positive feelings. Your blood pressure and heart rate slow. You’re more relaxed. Each of the scents utilized in Pinch Me have been carefully chosen for their pleasantly pacifying properties. Breathe in the relaxation.
Pliant texture

As you massage the dough, your body begins to release tension. Gently applied pressure steadily relaxes the hands as a gradual hush starts to wash over you. This subtle yet clever technique draws you away from feeling stress and prods your mind to focus on relaxation instead.

Calming Colors

The psychological effects of color have been studied extensively as they relate to body and mind. Also, pinch Me’s color palette was professionally designed to calm with each subtle hue.

Christmas in Maryville, TN
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Christmas in Maryville, TN

Christmas in Maryville, TN

It is time to decorate!  Time to gift!  Time to shop, shop, shop!  Come visit us today and create your wish list!  Or, come shop for the person in your life that deserves something special!  We have something for everyone here.

ABOUT DANDYLIONS

Just walk up to the original Harper Memorial Library in Maryville’s Historic Downtown. You will find some books here, and they are for sale! Along with some of the most sought after and fine-tuned line of gifts and stationery in the region. What is not for sale here? The instant smiles, great customer service, and forever friendships. Those are free to all — and abundant.
 
Dandy Lion’s Started in 2005 as an in-home stationery business. Created by stay-at-home mom Joy Forster Carver. The business outgrew its original walls quick. Now, with the same great welcome extended, but in a much larger and dynamic environment. Joy’s first love remains with helping brides find a perfect invitation. She creates custom designs and makes brides and their families proud to shop local. Now with a staff of 6, Dandy Lions is able to service all gift seekers. From holiday entertaining to everyday treats. Dandy Lions is proud to be in Downtown Maryville. We are very honored to help you each day with every one of life’s milestones.
 
We are sweet, savvy and sincere. Our staff is successful at bringing the best combination of gifts. Dandylion is proud to bring these to our local East Tennessee market. The selection of gifts is secondary to the relationships found inside these red brick walls. The greatest part of the Dandy Lions experience is that we make friends at every corner. Come see us … be our friend.
Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook and keep up with new arrivals and products! We look forward to seeing you!
Maryville Boutique Jewelry
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Maryville Boutique Jewelry

Maryville Boutique Jewelry

Everyday wear from enewton design that perfectly merges beauty + practicality!  Dandylions proudly carries these stunning pieces of jewelry.

enewton Design

“You are born with style! Fashion either enhances or completely takes away from your style. Keeping things classic, current and timeless are important in fashion.” – enewton founder,
 
Elizabeth Newton spent a whole in the corporate and commercial design field. She found that her priorities changed drastically with motherhood. She is a proud mother and wife of four—triplet daughters and a son. Newton sought an opportunity to prioritize her family and career.
 
She founded enewton design in 2011 with a simple mission. It was to create beautiful and meaningful pieces. Pieces that touches both the gift giver and receiver. All through the creation of meaningful, versatile jewelry.
 
She originally gave her handmade designs to family and friends as gifts. But, after friends continued to encourage her to sell the pieces, the business boomed. She had a very successful $10,000 home trunk show. enewton became discovered at a local school by an Atlanta Apparel Emerging Designer committee member. Two months later, Elizabeth took a chance with a booth at the apparel market. During enewton’s first market, 10 retailers signed and Elizabeth realized that her simple mission was striking a chord with many.
 
Today, enewton pieces are in over 500 storefronts. The company continues to grow. This is thanks to all their supporters and retailers. It continues to create elegant, expressive designs perfect for any style and any occasion.