Vintage Windbreakers: Thrift Shop Treasure

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Spring brings flowers, windy days, and the revival of vintage fashion trends! Vintage windbreakers are back in style to save us from fierce winds and dull outfits. Their eccentric designs let your individuality bloom along with the flowers. Settle into spring with something that serves an effortlessly cool and quirky look. Jeans & Jackets This month we saluted tomboy fashion […]

Color Blocking Decor For The Modern Home

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Time to pair things down and be more thoughtful with your decorating style. Implementing color blocking decor takes a certain level of restraint and an artful eye. Take a cue from fashion and incorporate this style into your home by pairing a few solid hues to create a cohesive look. You can play with minimalism or maximalism to get the […]

Snap Hair Clips: Nostalgia Never Looked So Good

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Looking for something practical yet stylish? Snap hair clips have come back into their prime. They come in fun colors and even offer elegant designs to perfectly match any occasion. These pins can add a pop of color to any outfit. In addition, they keep your hair under control with distinct charm. Simple & Eye Catching An alternative to hair […]

DIY Knit Blanket: Make Your Own in 45 Minutes

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The holiday season may have left us, but its chilly weather wants to stay just a bit longer. A DIY knit blanket is the perfect item to stay warm, but what makes it even better? A blanket that you worked hard to make and that saved you a pretty penny. Did you know you can knit these using your arms? […]

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 […]

Warm Up Your Days with Chunky Knit Blankets

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Have you ever desired a more substantial blanket? Well, chunky knit blankets are the way to go. Since the cold weather has decided to stick around, these blankets have become an essential part of any household. These blankets can add life to any room with their intricate, braided patterns and soft colors. Class Your Room Up Blankets don’t have to […]

Ceramic Earrings: Organic + Cheery

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Organic or natural earrings are becoming more and more prevalent within the modern wardrobe. Ceramic earrings offer a variety of aesthetic edges over their more commercialized metallic counterparts. Check out the instant 80s glamour that can come from a humble piece of jewelry. Uniquely Yours Ceramic is a more natural and malleable material. That means a greater range for customizability […]

Virgo: The Devil is in the Details

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Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide for adding decor that is personal to each sun sign. Since this is the month of Virgo, we’ll focus on the details that make their homes perfect and serene. If this […]

Double-Breasted Blazers: Simply Irresistible

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One of the best fashion staples from the 80’s has arrived!  When we first caught eye of slouchy double-breasted blazers making a come back, we knew the trend was a keeper.  Spring is bringing in the style with bright pastels in longer lengths.  Ditch your sweater dusters for this bossy office staple instead. Work wear never looked so good. Double-Breasted […]

Spring Skirts + Dresses: How to Transition From Winter

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Spring is around the corner and with it comes a myriad of dress-worthy events. Between Valentine’s Day, baby showers, bridal showers.. you name it!.. an new outfit is definitely in order. May as well invest in Spring skirts and dresses that you can wear now! Additionally, you can increase the wear of Fall/Winter pieces by adding lighter details.  Transitioning from Winter […]

Creativity + Children: Think Pastels + Feng Shui

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Looking to embark on a new creative project or want to express more creativity?  Focusing on improving relationships with your children?  Considering adding children to your family? Pay attention to this area of the bagua and allow children to play a more meaningful role in your life. Use creativity in business situations to shape ideas or projects in unique ways. Everyone has […]