West German Vases aka Fat Lava Pottery

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Sculptures and pottery have become increasingly popular fundamentals to Bohemian decor. Consider adding West German vases to your stash of collectibles. Their unique shapes and painterly qualities will quickly add to the sentimental value as well. West German Vases 411 First and foremost, you should know some fundamental principles of buying ceramics. The height of West German vases can add […]

Bossa Nova Baby! Brazilian Beats + Samba/ Jazz Treats

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Nothing beats the Summer heat like a sizzling playlist that keeps your hips in motion. If you’re new to bossa nova, get ready for a treat with roots embedded in samba and jazz. Our favorite artists are sure to keep your mood at its peak and your feet on the move. Bossa Nova Beginnings The term “bossa” is old-fashioned slang […]

Breuer Style Chairs: A Blast From The Past

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It can be hard to pick out furniture, but it doesn’t have to be. Style and decor change all the time, but these Breuer style chairs won’t let you down. They were a pillar of modernism in the ’70s and still pull it off today. This is thanks to its timeless aesthetic and comfort that they provide. Lightweight and durable, […]

SMEG: When Retro & Trendy Is Your Middle Name

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Home appliances are becoming more advanced by the minute. The company SMEG keeps up with this ever-evolving industry while keeping its cool retro look! This company is a titan in the home appliance manufacturing world. They offer much more than just their iconic refrigerators. Humble Beginnings Every large company has its own humble beginnings. SMEG found its roots in the […]

Ranch Style Fashion: So You Think You’re a Cowboy

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Summer/Fall transition seasons can sometimes be the most fun.  The weather is still warm, but ranch style is bringing fashion back home.  The trick is in the accessories!  Check out these country-cool looks that will help put a spring in your step this month.  “Don’t wait for tomorrow to bring you your dreams/ ‘Cause by the time that you get there […]

Vintage Tumblers for Healthy Mocktails

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As the holidays are ramping up and with New Year’s Day around the corner, it’s time to focus on glassware. Vintage tumblers are so pretty and add a little glamour to any party. It’s easy to find a few scattered here and there and you can easily build a mix-and-match collection. Vintage Tumblers Moroccan Style Firstly, I’ll fib it a […]