20th Century Poets to Dig On This Month

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Quiet things down if you’re needing a break from binging shows this month. Our favorite 20th century poets will add depth and color to your day. Start with one poem and take time to absorb the imagery of words and […]

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 […]

Female Jazz Singers Warm Up Your Week

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If you’re looking for music that will speak to your soul, jazz is the right choice 365 days a year. Our favorite female jazz singers include legends from the 30s and 40s up to today’s French jazz-pop darlings. Start adding […]

Plaid is Not For the Faint-of-Heart

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October marks the official beginning of grunge uniform. Get out your brave hat and douse yourself in as much plaid as possible! This year, the tartan pattern is showing up in coats, maxi skirts, and pant suits. Here is a […]

Macramé Wall Hangings Warm Up Your World

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Did you know? Macramé wall hangings are the art of tying knots in a cord to form a patterned tapestry. Historically, it originated with 13th-century Arabic weavers who added decorative fringes to their horses and camels. A century or two […]

Sandals Are Your Summer Workhorses

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Time to show off those pedicures! Sandals are generally the most used and abused footwear in our closets. A good solid shoe should be able to take quite a beating. That means a comfortable sole and room to breathe!  Here […]