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How to Style One Sofa Three Ways

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Sep 6

Today I’m going to show you how to style one sofa three ways. Behold, what I think is the world’s most versatile, and comfortable sofa: the Lounge II 3-Piece Sectional from Crate & Barrel. I own this exact sofa, in this exact material (which is Taft / Cement, one of the standard options). It wears […]

Interiors & Spaces

How to add Curb Appeal to your First House

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Jul 1

So, you bought your first house! Yay! And it’s a cute little starter home with tons of potential, but, it needs some curb appeal to make it feel yours…if only you knew how to make it happen. Well, I can help with that, you know. Here’s a great example of a cute little starter home […]

Color

Color Love: Yellow

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Jan 22

Yellow.  Is.  Everywhere.  It’s a color that is classic.  It is striking, but it’s a little scary to use Yellow in everyday life because it attracts attention, both good and bad.  This is a color that’s joyful and filled with power. Humans are naturally drawn to yellow as it is the color of sunlight and […]

Journal

The Happiest New Year

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Dec 31

Holiday cards are a tricky thing for us. We do not have children. We are not formally tied to any religion. We have many people in our network who practice many different religions, or no religion at all. So traditional ‘Christmas’ cards have always been difficult or downright offensive for us to send.  For the […]

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Color Love: Living Coral

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Dec 11

You may have heard recently that Pantone, the company that provides matching tools to all those companies you buy products from, announced the color they have chosen as “Color of the Year“.    They call it Living Coral. It’s one of my favorite colors as it’s universally flattering, works well in combination with other colors, […]

Events & Holidays

West-South Gift Guides Are HERE!

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Nov 30

Ah, the holidays.  My favorite time of year when my Super Power of Buying the Perfect Gift gets the most use.  I love the look on their faces and the “How did you know?!” – AH it’s the best. Such joy on both sides. If you’re around these people on a daily basis, it’s easier.  […]