Caned Chairs Add Classic Elegance to Any Room

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Show off your vintage side! We have always loved caned chairs and found beautiful examples of how to incorporate them into your home. Take a look at these gorgeous interiors for inspiration. The decor is laid-back and simple with down-to-earth sensibility. Upgrade any room with traditional seating that will outlast trends. Warmth You Can Feel This chair style is a […]

Green Sofas Are Calm, Cool + Collected

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‘Tis the season for green! We are loving green sofas and have been shopping around vintage beauties online. Learn how to turn a substantial piece of furniture into a keepsake. Color is in!  Consider adding a little character to your decor with these amazing examples. Vintage Green Sofas Our favorites hail from classic Victorian styles, but have modern updates in the […]

Fire Element: Ignite Your Passion

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Welcome back to a fresh installment of the five elements of Feng Shui. This month, we will look at the bright, bold and happy energy of the Feng Shui fire element. The fire element contains the energy of a bright sunny day, glad tidings, and gratifying achievements. This element brings the energy of strong sexual desire, passion, and romance wherever […]

Southwestern Jackets + Coats AKA Indians + Cowboys

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Our last hurrah for Fall fashion couldn’t be helped.  These Southwestern jackets and coats are keeping us warm and fuzzy; inside and out.  A thick layer of wool layered over dresses and denim is in the print of the moment.  Brought to us by Native Americans and hailing from the Aztecs, the geometric print contains symbols of both nature and celestial […]

Outdoor Tablescapes For Fall Entertaining

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Capture the remaining warmth of the year by hosting a dinner party in the sunshine.  Our favorite outdoor tablescapes for Fall take advantage of the rich and vibrant colors of Mother Nature.  Most families have Thanksgiving dinner earlier in the day; why not take advantage of the fact that it’s the warmest time to be outside?  This also makes cleanup […]

Bourgeois Bohemian: Look-Don’t-Touch Fashion

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In Marxist philosophy, the bourgeoisie is a social class that banks on capitalism for survival. We fell in love with bourgeois Bohemian looks for Fall and Resort and all of its sumptuousness. Print mix like a boss and add a load of eclecticism with style. Pull these looks off in the office or your favorite socialite setting. Don’t know, don’t […]

Wood Element Personal Growth With Feng Shui

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Never change! But if you’re looking for a little personal growth, the wood element can certainly help. This is one of the 5 Feng Shui elements that can contribute to the energy in your home. Learn how to incorporate some upward momentum into your environment with these easy tips. Wood Element Energy To channel this energy properly, think of your […]

Country Dresses Add Bohemian Charm With Florals

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What happened to all of the pants? Country dresses are taking over with Bohemian details and earthy floral prints. These frocks are easy to throw on and even easier to accessorize! Grab your favorite boots for fall and take a look at these styles for inspiration. A leather purse or denim jacket is all you need for a sweet date […]

Orange Sofas Will Brighten Your Day

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Needing an energy boost?  Rejuvenate your living rooms with orange sofas in warm tones that will perk you right up.  Orange is the color or adventure and social communication.  Be brave and reupholster a tired old beige sectional.  Mix in gold colors for an extra dose of enthusiasm! Where to Place Orange Sofas Outgoing and uninhibited, a large, attention-grabbing piece […]

Monstera Deliciosa Tropical Plants

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“Feed me Seymour!” The latest, greatest, should we even say, “hipster-approved” plant Monstera Deliciosa is filling up empty corners in carefully curated homes across America. Somewhat sexy and extremely confident, its broad leaves and easy care routine make it a welcome house guest.  We love to say it’s botanical name with flair.  It kind of sounds like a Harry Potter […]

Water Element: Feng Shui Decor Goes With The Flow

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Welcome to another installment on the five elements of Feng Shui. This month, we will look at the water element and how it works to speed up or slow down the flow of chi. Chi is energy that works like breath (or air) and it moves through your home like a stream. If you are feeling hectic and rushed, you […]

Braids Make You Prettier in the Summer

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Now that life is getting a little hotter (and more humid), it’s time to start considering alternative hair styles.  Put the blow dryer and flat iron away and trade them in for summer braids. We found some favorite versions that range from princess to punk rock. Add a side braid to a messy bun, or let the strands fall loosely down […]