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9 Easy Tips for Eco-Friendly Summer Entertaining
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9 Easy Tips for Eco-Friendly Summer Entertaining

When planning for outdoor entertaining, one thing I try to keep in mind is how to make my gatherings as sustainable as possible. Eco-friendly living doesn’t stop at the threshold of your door! Practicing pesticide-free lawn care, using energy-efficient lighting, and hosting your outdoor parties without single-use plastic are all great ways to keep you,…

A Handcrafted, Sustainable Wood Furniture Company You Should Know – Gat Creek

A Handcrafted, Sustainable Wood Furniture Company You Should Know – Gat Creek

Summer is here at it’s best. It makes you want to sit back, relax, and enjoy your home. Nothing says simple, fresh, and uniquely beautiful more than handcrafted wood furniture.  I’d love to introduce you to an incredible company dedicated to sustainability – Gat Creek. Gat Creek builds solid wood furniture by hand that inspires…

Where is My Furniture? Updates from the High Point International Home Furnishings Market: New Finds and Supply Chain Challenges
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Where is My Furniture? Updates from the High Point International Home Furnishings Market: New Finds and Supply Chain Challenges

I returned from a jam-packed trip to High Point, North Carolina, where I attended the High Point International Home Furnishings Market a month ago. It’s the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world! I’m full of inspiration and  can’t wait to get all the goodies I found stocked in the store. A few highlights…

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Sustainability Meets Style with Fermob — Just in Time For Summer!

With Memorial Day weekend comes the promise of summer. It’s time to dust off those patios and porches and spruce up your outdoor space for entertaining friends and family. I think we can all agree that after a long cold winter of social distancing, an outdoor furniture refresh should be at the top of the…

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Create a Welcoming Entryway: 10 Smart Tips To Leave a Lasting First Impression

Just like a friendly smile and a warm hug welcomes a visitor — your entryway makes the same introduction for your home. It’s the first thing you and your guests see when walking in the door. It sets the tone about your family and lifestyle.  Decorating this space shouldn’t be an afterthought! You want to…

How to Use Eco-Friendly Products and Aromatherapy For Healthy Spring Cleaning

How to Use Eco-Friendly Products and Aromatherapy For Healthy Spring Cleaning

We’re in full-on spring cleaning mode on the blog, and today, being Earth Day, I wanted to talk about the benefits of using eco-friendly cleaning products in your home. The fresh scents and colors of nature in springtime serve as inspiration for me in my design and in creating homes that are sustainable for people…