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Mid-Century Modern Black Friday and Holiday Deals

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Happy Thanksgiving! I am not much of a Black Friday shopper, but here are some Black Friday/Holiday deals you may enjoy.

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DIY Modern Wall Shelves

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My husband claimed a spare bedroom as a “man cave.” There was nothing manly about the room. It was more like a storage room until recently – I got tired of looking at the clutter, so I decided to install some shelves.

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Book Review: Scandinavian Design

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One day I realized how my house had started to fill up with Scandinavian design, especially my kitchen and dining area. I have a dining room set, china hutch, and ceiling light from Denmark. I collect enamelware from Norway and wooden toys from Denmark. Those wooden toys I collect are sitting on the shelves from Sweden. As my love for Scandinavian design grew, I needed an all-in-one guidebook I can go to when I wanted to learn more about the design and/or designer – “Scandinavian Design” by Charlotte & Peter Fiell proved to be “the one” for me.

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Modern Custom Pet Urn

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Keela’s health started to decline in July of 2013. Her vet was searching for a new battle plan when she quit responding to chemotherapy (cytosine and lomustine). However when her kidneys started to fail, we knew it was time to let her go – she passed very peacefully on the morning of July 20th, 2013.

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Charley Harper Large-Format Canvas Wall Murals

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Just in time for the holidays! Charley Harper Large-Format Canvas Wall Murals are now available from Charley Harper Art Studio. This brand new line features eight amazing works from Charley Harper’s vintage Ford Times Series.

Stretched or mounted, the wall murals measure 51″ wide by 36″ tall, with gallery wrapping – perfect for a wall above […]

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The Wilson House: The Laminate House in Temple, Texas

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I have seen the photos of the Wilson house before, but never bothered to find out more about it until last month (shame on me). I was searching for mid-century modern related places to visit in the Austin, Texas area and found out the Wilson house was on our way in Temple, Texas.

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Hotel San Jose: Austin, Texas

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We took a short vacation in Austin, Texas while back. Last time we were in Austin, we stayed at a cheap ol’motel (we were there for a week, so couldn’t afford anything but). We stayed at a hotel we always wanted to stay at this time: Hotel San Jose.

Hotel San Jose is located in the heart […]

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Crestview Doors: Austin, Texas

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Updating the front door of our 1955 mid-century modern home is on the top of our “must do (?)” list. We have been eyeing either a doorlite kit or door from Crestview Doors for years. We had an opportunity to visit the warehouse in Austin, Texas to see their products in person. We were greeted […]

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JCPenney Goes Modern?!

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My mother-in-law suggested we’d get a gift card from JCPenney for Father’s Day, so we dragged ourselves to the mall over the weekend. As we were looking for a customer service, we wandered into the home section of the store – that’s when all these bright colors popped into my eyes!
 
Jonathan Adler Happy Chic at […]

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Mid-Century Modern House Numbers

Eames House Numbers!

“We need new house numbers!” – That’s what I have been saying every time I step out in front of my house. Updating house numbers is an easy way to spruce up curb appeal for any mid-century modern homes… So what are my options???

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