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porcelian light catcher bowl by Hanne Bertelsen

Scandinavian Home Decor

Original woven and ceramic treasures for your home. When we were about to be married, Mr. Shops and I visited my parents who were living near the Pennsylvania Amish.  Never one to pass up a good shop-while-traveling opportunity, our purchases included hand sewn quilts, delicious hard pretzels and colorful rag rugs.  Mother-daughter duo designer Susan […]

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Lavaliere chain link pattern rug by Giles Deacon for The Rug Company

Modern Designer Rugs

Oversized graphic pattern in rugs is guaranteed to enliven any space. British fashion designer Giles Deacon is known for his witty, yet glamorous, runway wearables.  Equally playful are his contemporary designs for The Rug Company.  The offbeat metal theme of the rugs is quite a contrast to the luxurious wool and silk threads used in […]

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orange home decorating accessories pillows and rugs

Citrus Color Twists

Breathe life into an old space with a punch of color. Decorating inspiration can come from a variety of sources; a favorite painting, a souvenir purchased on vacation or a well-worn quilt….but I never expected to find inspiration for a design post in a bag of M&Ms.  The complementary candy colors of saturated orange and […]

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custom toss pillows with Aviary pattern by Thomas Paul

Bird Motif Decor

This pattern is referred to as Robin, Hummingbird and Aviary – no matter, this contemporary motif is a hit. Native NYC designer Thomas Paul is well on his way to meeting his ultimate goal – having products that cover every aspect of the home grace his patterns.  One of his popular designs adorn the objects […]

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eco-friendly plastic Gunnel blue rug from Brita Sweden

Eco-Friendly Geometric Rugs

Floor coverings with contemporary patterns and vibrant colors for active households. If you are in the market for a sturdy (but attractive) rug or runner, today is your lucky day! Plastic foil and polyester are woven into organic floor coverings by Brita Sweden. They are perfect for high traffic areas, food spaces, wet places and […]

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