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5 Simple Ways to Refresh Your Room for Spring

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5 Simple Ways to Refresh Your Room for Spring

It's that time of year when we all go a little nutty with home projects, spring cleaning and awaiting longer days and relaxed lifestyle that spring and summer represent. 1. Add bright pops of color in a few places think throw pillows or a cotton herringbone throws 2. Think light and bright - when it comes to linens... this is literally why bleach exists. Invest in ticking stripe fabric slipcovers or cotton duck fabric slipcovers for your sofa and chairs even a few of our ticking pillows (Navy Blue Ticking Stripe Throw Pillow) and fabric by the yard (Gray Ticking...

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Ticking Stripe Fabric Livens Up A Chicago Residence - Real Life Decorating by Southern Ticking Co. Customers

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Ticking Stripe Fabric Livens Up A Chicago Residence - Real Life Decorating by Southern Ticking Co. Customers

Check out this gorgeous photo one of our talented customers sent. I just love the feature wall of pottery and the monochromatic color scheme. I just love balance and repitition in design. The built ins in thie room and the way the accessories are used creates such visual symmetry. This dear client found us via our Etsy Shop and had us custom make the beautiful bench cushion below the TV. The ticking stripe box cushion features our bias welt cord and is shown in our Navy and Ecru ticking stripe fabric. The bench features a beautiful rush seat and the...

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5 Summer Decorating Ideas

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 Here are 5 easy summer decorating ideas: Break out the red, white and blue or maybe just two. If you don't want to go all the way with patriotic décor, choose a combination of red and white or blue and white to quickly update a space. The simplified color scheme will let your style shine without feeling like you've walked into a theme room!2. Add in three key home décor accessory pieces in your choice of colors (be it red or blue or even navy or indigo stripe bedding which is so popular.) A beautifully woven merino wool blanket by Swans Island...

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Inspirational Gifts for Graduates

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Inspirational Gifts for Graduates

Here are 5 great graduation gifts for 2016. Here is our guide to giving an incredibly memorable gift to your favorite graduate. It's hard to believe we'll be sending off our 2016 graduates and these items are perfect for high school and college graduates. 1. Personalized Stationary with Envelopes and Stamps - think professional yet fun. There's nothing like sending a professional thank you note on personalized stationary after interviewing for a potential job, and this gift will be much appreciated during the college years. We love and carry the embossed graphics brand of stationary in our North Carolina shop...

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Fabulous Mother's Day Gifts For Any Budget: Part 2

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Fabulous Mother's Day Gifts For Any Budget: Part 2

Finally! Here’s the follow up to last week’s Mother’s Day gift ideas - with something for every budget!5. Hand Painted Print Activity! For a truly homespun idea that you can repeat every year, give mom a lovely hand print of each child she can keep. These can be done at the hobby studio in clay, on a simple tile that can be painted and fired in a paint it yourself pottery studio. Or get a small store bought canvas and make a handprint with the appropriate paint. Don't forget to let your child write his or her name and year...

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