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My Latest Lover: The Mustard Mid-century Modern Ottoman! How To Use Grandma’s Décor, TODAY.

Can grandma’s home décor “cut the mustard” today? I say, “YES!” Last weekend, while at a crawfish boil at my in-law’s house, I noticed a mid-century modern ottoman that spent the past several decades in Grandma’s den. It was dressed in its original mustard velvet upholstery, stacked in the corner of the garage. I seemed to be the only… Continue reading My Latest Lover: The Mustard Mid-century Modern Ottoman! How To Use Grandma’s Décor, TODAY.

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9 Cool Ways to Incorporate Chalkboard into Your Home Design

Stepping outside of your comfort zone can be very rewarding. Chalkboards are certainly not a new concept in home design, but these ideas below got me thinking of new ways to use this timeless technique. I hope you try one in your home, too! On Furniture: Hostesses everywhere will love this table. Wine and cheese pairings… Continue reading 9 Cool Ways to Incorporate Chalkboard into Your Home Design

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Five Alternatives for the Traditional Coffee Table

A clumsy toddler will make you rethink a traditional coffee table really quickly…with it’s breakable glass, collection of sticky finger prints, or sharp corners waiting to bruise-up your Frankenstein-walking child. That’s why they are called “toddlers,” right? Because they…toddle? Other reasons I encourage you to explore alternatives for the traditional coffee table include design interest, size/scale, and storage! Consider these unique… Continue reading Five Alternatives for the Traditional Coffee Table

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One Mantel, Styled Four Ways

  The advantage of keeping your home’s decor neutral is the ability to change accessories up for seasons, events, mood swings, you name it! I started buying seasonal decor for my mantel to fill visual space and tie us over until our beautiful iron sconce lights are installed. These lights will no doubt become the… Continue reading One Mantel, Styled Four Ways