Furniture

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the perfect English roll arm sofa

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Betsy and I have been talking sofas. Reason being…I was thinking about putting my dirty well-loved Petrie on the shelf and getting a…Belgian Classic Slope Arm when Restoration Hardware was running a legit year-end sale on their in stock furniture. I waded…

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Catalog Buys

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Great finds from the catalogs of big retailers stuffed in your mailbox every week. What do we learn in this installment of catalog buys, the Land of Nod catalog isn’t just for kids. Viva Terra Settle In rattan lounger |…

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Trestle Desks

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I have some telecommuting friends and one of these friends has a new work from home gig and needs to carve out a work space. I’m thinking she should consider a trestle desk because well it’s kind of simple– they…

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plywood shelving

Consider Plywood

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We sheath houses and structures with plywood and we construct subfloors and the backs of cabinets and furniture from plywood. Plywood is always the basic and hidden material. BUT…plywood can also share the stage. This has got to be the belle of the…

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Mitchell Gold Bob Williams

MGBW and Things

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I went to a Mitchell Gold Bob Williams opening event in Beverly Hills this past Thursday night. It was a super fun time and I was so stoked to hang with an old friend from my high school days in Hickory, NC. Besides the…

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Desks

A desk comparison

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Not too long ago I was looking for a little, affordable desk for my 5-year old DC’s room. I came across the Threshold desk at Target. Affordable…absolutely and it reminded me of other more expensive simple, minimalist desks. It got…

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Jaxon MINI

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That’s my all-star niece Madeline, my brother Chris’ little girl. She’s hamming it up! (She gets that honest from both her mom and her dad.) For the past month or so I’ve been working with a team of folks to…

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Betsy's Coffee Table

Betsy Needs a Coffee Table

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Betsy recently told me she was on the hunt for a new coffee table. She’s studying under the Skillshare hosted tutelage of Justina Blakeney learning how to style her house and the need for a new coffee table has stalled…

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