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Clever Advertising with 12 Arty Ads

With ads like these, you could almost skip the museum. From cradle to grave, we are being marketed to. At this point in life, we’re more inclined to tolerate the relentless bombardment from Saatchi & Saatchi as long as our personal aesthetics are given the respect they deserve. Make us […]

The Green Appointed House: 15 Ways to Decorate With Plants

Decorate your home with plants and invite the green to clean and add outdoorsy charm to your indoors. Plants are wondrous creatures, especially for our homes, after all, they remove indoor air pollutants and they smell nice. A spider plant can make all the difference in the world, insomuch that […]

Essentials for a Woodsy Wedding

The biggest trend in weddings is rustic, woodsy and occasionally nutty.   Rustic is in. The hottest trend in weddings is coordinating natural touches with an eco-friendly sensibility. From what we’ve seen across the web, that can mean anything from a crafty twig centerpiece to an un-harvested cotton boll boutonnière. […]

Thank You. I Won’t Let You Down

We’re counting on you. Rachel Crow is fourteen and she can sing. You’ll cry happy, cheer-leading tears when you watch this video. The gem of this comes at the end of the clip and it’s easy to miss. I had to watch this twice to catch it.

On the Home Front: Military Chic

Sustainable design inspired by an unsustainable war. EcoSalon writer Stephanie Rogers outlined the myriad public works a month of war funding could pay for, including wind energy, high-speed rail, Superfund cleanup and an end to hunger in the United States. Earlier this week, the New York Times released a poll with […]

The Rainbow Decorating Coalition

Add some diversity to your color range. With the Presidential race heating up and candidates like Michele Bachmann showing her true colors, I thought it would be refreshing to reflect on a pallet that champions the marvelous diversity that is integral to our national character. Rainbows might not be for […]

Daily Inspiration: 25 Pinterests We Love

Come on, pin a little. There’s nothing quite like a good inspiration board pinned with memorable quotes, tears from magazines, friends’ recipes, and pictures, but we live in the digital age, where we’re constantly finding inspiration that we can’t physically put anywhere (well, not without printing paper). Which is why we’re […]

Design for Mankind

Design for Mankind is a daily design blog from writer Erin Loechner. Ms. Loechner promises to be “always quirky, never reverent.” There are handfuls of reasons to swoon for this blog, I’ll give you my top three. 1: There is something enticing about a designer who is also a writer, […]

When It’s Time to Stop Healing and Bust Outta Purgatory (And What My Crush on Ed Harris Has to Do With Enlightenment)

Time to pull off the Band-Aids. Jumping for joy can be counter-intuitive when you’ve been despairing long term. Your cells become expectant of disappointment. The repetition of compromise settles into your muscles and makes reflexes happen. Grey. Less than luminous. Not ideal. In-between half vital and half wanting more. In-between […]

Luscious Lushlee

One hundred and twenty bicycles mounted on the external facade of a New York City building is just one of the lovely things that will take your breath away at Lushlee, a luscious little place of beauty created by Ange May. Ms. May has created a space in the blogosphere […]

21 Apps for Inspiring & Optimizing Your Home

From home renovations to inspiration, here are twenty apps for beautifying your shelter. The Apple app library’s treasure trove of design and interior related offerings is endless. It’s rather like delving into Aladdin’s Cave of Wonders, except it will cost you $.99 on up. Before your device’s memory becomes a […]

12 DIY-Able Wall Stencils

Wall stencils are all the rage right now, and why not? They’re 99.9% dummy proof.   If you’ve ever tried to DIY and failed miserably, applying a wall stencil is a sure fire way to give your crafty self an ego boost. Look at this woman, care of Cutting Edge […]

5 Questions Series with Kelly Beall of Design Crush

Wherein we ask our favorite design bloggers, curators and forecasters what inspires them.   We’re crushing all over the place this week. For today’s installment of our 5 Questions series, we’re giving you shelter care of Kelly Beall: freelance graphic designer and author of Design Crush. She started the sleek […]

11 Quote Art Prints to Fill Your Walls With Quotivation

These quote art prints belong in your home because, as a wise man once said, “quotes are the absolute tippy tops.” Okay, it was me. But hear me out. These artifacts of human truth and experience often enter our lives at exactly the time we need them, and breed motivation, […]

7 Alternative New Year’s Resolutions Because YOLO!

Make New Year’s resolutions that matter because you only live once. With the new year approaching, you may be tempted to give into making lame New Year’s resolutions. Don’t do it. Losing weight, becoming more organized, and saving more money are just overrated. These are the kind of resolutions that […]

Rock This Look

When it comes to home decor, pebbles rock. Pebbles are a subtle way to decorate and bring calm to a home filled with mostly unnatural things. Luckilyy for you, peace is just a stone’s throw away. This marvelous floor mat by Stonemat in New Zealand serves up some serious Zen. […]

Nature is Balance

Travel journal: No matter where we live, we need nature. Where are we without nature? This question has struck me over the last week, spending time in the Canadian Rockies, far from city life and away from the usual distractions that keep life busy. It’s cold. There are mountains all […]

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7 Alternative New Year’s Resolutions Because YOLO!

Make New Year’s resolutions that matter because you only live once. With the new year approaching, you may be tempted to give into making lame New Year’s resolutions. Don’t do it. Losing weight, becoming more organized, and saving more money are just overrated. These are the kind of resolutions that […]

11 Quote Art Prints to Fill Your Walls With Quotivation

These quote art prints belong in your home because, as a wise man once said, “quotes are the absolute tippy tops.” Okay, it was me. But hear me out. These artifacts of human truth and experience often enter our lives at exactly the time we need them, and breed motivation, […]

5 Inspirational Books for 2014

It’s already close to the middle of 2014 and you’re in need of some mid-year inspiration. Here are 5 inspirational books that will give you the extra nudge you need to boost your mood and your outlook. Enjoy!

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