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Curves in All the Right Places: Why We’re Embracing the Curvy Furniture Trend

Curves in All the Right Places: Why We’re Embracing the Curvy Furniture Trend

A few months ago we looked at interior design styles from the 1970s and discovered that a lot of ‘70s style can be fairly easily worked into current interiors.  It’s about to get even easier to put a modern spin on the retro look because curvy furniture is back in a big way.  Curved sofas and chairs made the circuit at design shows the past couple of years and now they’re available to the masses.  Now that they’re in stores and available at reasonable prices, let’s take a look at why the curvy furniture trend is one to bring home.
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Bundle Up! Five Ways to Keep Your Home Warm this Winter

Bundle Up! Five Ways to Keep Your Home Warm this Winter

It’s officially winter in the Northern Hemisphere and while it’s already been pretty chilly, it’s only going to get colder now.  Depending on where you live, trying to keep your home warm in the cold winter months can be a real challenge. You can always just crank up the heat, but that generally ends up costing a lot of money that you may not want to or be able to part with.  Luckily there are some easy ways to help keep your home warm that don’t cost much (if anything at all!). Let’s take a look at some tips on how to keep a cozy home this winter.
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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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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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Weathering Leather: How to Care for Your Leather Furniture

Weathering Leather: How to Care for Your Leather Furniture

Congratulations, you bought a piece of leather furniture! A leather sofa or chair may be an investment, but it’s a wise one since leather only gets better with age. While regular fabric wears out, leather just wears in and gains a natural patina that allows your furniture to look even more beautiful over time. Though leather furniture is made to last, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t require some general care. This post will go over the basics of caring for your leather furniture.
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All Around the World: Five Ways to Decorate with Maps

All Around the World: Five Ways to Decorate with Maps

Though functional objects, maps have also always been decorative. Mapmakers would add details like sea monsters and made antique maps into works of art. Maps can bring a sense of adventure to a space and spark memories of travel. Vintage maps can also bring a feeling of nostalgia to the decor. The colors, patterns, shapes, and textures of maps make them super versatile to decorate with. It’s no wonder they’ve been growing in popularity. Let’s take a look at a few ways to decorate with maps.
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