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Astrid’s Unique Finds for December: 10 Pieces You Won’t Want to Miss

Astrid’s Unique Finds for December: 10 Pieces You Won’t Want to Miss

When you offer as many products as we do, it’s easy for pieces to get pushed aside and lost before anyone really gets a chance to see them.  To help counter that we wanted to spotlight some unique finds that may have been missed when perusing our website.  So Astrid chose 10 products that will make unique accents in the home and that she thinks deserve a second look.  Let’s check them out.
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Throwback Thursday: 1990s Style

Throwback Thursday: 1990s Style

The ‘90s are back and bigger than ever. Nostalgia for the 1990s has infiltrated every aspect of our culture as those born in the late ‘80s/early 90s reflect fondly on their childhoods. And since they’re now in positions to spread this nostalgia to the masses (um, guilty as charged) aspects of ‘90s fashion, culture, and decor are everywhere. While we may look back at the ‘90s fondly, I think most people agree that a lot of the trends haven’t aged well. While most of the people reading this probably remember what the ‘90s looked like, let’s take a look at some popular interior design choices from the 1990s for anyone who’s forgotten (or blocked it out of their memories)
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Pin-spiration: Modern Wreaths

Pin-spiration: Modern Wreaths

We’ve made it to December and the holiday season is upon us.  For those celebrating Hanukkah the festivities have already begun.  Others might still be working on getting their holiday decorations up.  In the spirit of the holidays and decorating we decided to look at modern wreaths on Pinterest this month.  The trend this year seems to be towards more minimal wreaths, but there are also some fresh takes on the traditional form.  Let’s see what the wreath-makers on Pinterest are up to.
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Pull the Rug Out: Five Tips for Buying A Vintage Rug

Pull the Rug Out: Five Tips for Buying A Vintage Rug

You may have noticed vintage rugs popping up all over Instagram lately. Full of lovely colors and eye-catching patterns it’s no surprise that they’re having their 15 minutes of Instagram fame. All these gorgeous pictures have also probably made you consider getting a vintage rug of your own. But how do you know what to look for? And what even counts as a vintage rug? A rug that’s 25 to 50 years old is vintage. Anything over 50 years is antique. A vintage or antique rug can be a wonderful investment for your space, but you need to know what to look for to make sure you’re not getting ripped off. To help out with that, today we’re giving you a few tips for buying a vintage rug.
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Growing Off the Walls: Five Tips for A Dynamic Living Wall

Growing Off the Walls: Five Tips for A Dynamic Living Wall

So you’ve become slightly obsessed with house plants. Who hasn’t? There are tons of benefits to adding plants to your home, so why not fill your space with them? The problem - you’re running out of flat horizontal surfaces to put them on. The solution? A living wall! A living wall or vertical garden is made up of either frames or individual planters mounted on the wall and that allow vining plants to grow up the wall and draping plants to hang down. What started as mainly a DIY project has caught on, and now as companies product planters and frames specifically to be mounted on walls, it’s easier than ever to create a living wall. Here are some tips for creating a dynamic living wall.
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Che Bello!  Five Ways to Embrace Italian Modernism

Che Bello! Five Ways to Embrace Italian Modernism

Scandinavian design has been reigning supreme for the past few years, but are people starting to get tired of its cool minimalism? The rise in popularity of maximalism and bohemian decor indicates that at least some people are. But what if you’re tired of minimalism but don’t want to go full on maximalist? Enter Italian Modernism. This European style combines geometries and bold, bright colors while also mixing in materials such as metals, marbles, velvet, and terrazzo. With a rich history of design behind it, Italian modernism take influences from many different decades and flawlessly combines them. Since this style has been gaining in popularity, today we’ll take a look at five ways to bring Italian Modern style into your home.
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Astrid’s Unique Finds for November: 10 Pieces You Won’t Want to Miss

Astrid’s Unique Finds for November: 10 Pieces You Won’t Want to Miss

When you offer as many products as we do, it’s easy for pieces to get pushed aside and lost before anyone really gets a chance to see them. To help counter that we wanted to spotlight some unique finds that may have been missed when perusing our website. So Astrid chose 10 products that will make unique accents in the home and that she thinks deserve a second look. Let’s check them out.
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Putting It All On the Table: A Guide For Finding the Perfect Dining Room Table

Putting It All On the Table: A Guide For Finding the Perfect Dining Room Table

The dining room is often times a major gathering spot in the home. Whether you eat at the dining room table every night or just for holidays and other special occasions, there’s sure to be many fond memories created around the dining room table. With Thanksgiving right around the corner we’ve had dining room tables on our mind more than usual. A dining room table is often a big investment, and a piece of furniture you’re going to have for many years. So how do you know you’re getting the right one? We’ve put together this handy guide to make sure that you get the perfect dining room table for your space.
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Pin-spiration: Autumn Mantles

Pin-spiration: Autumn Mantles

It’s a gray, rainy Monday and the first day back at work after Daylight Savings Time ended. It’s safe to say we’re looking for some warm and cozy scenes to brighten our spirits a bit. Since we can’t actually be curled up next to a roaring fire right now, we instead decided to check Pinterest for cozy autumn mantle decor instead. Some of them are full-blown fall while others are a bit more subtle. But all of them have us ready for chilly November nights.
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