Thursday, September 12, 2013

wait but why: Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

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Link Description: " Most spot on and hilarious thing I've read in awhile. I can't get enough of this new "Gypsy" term! I'm definitely a Gypsy... "

Monday, August 5, 2013

4 Bathroom Myths that Aren’t True

See if you were fooled by these 4 Bathroom Myths that Aren't true! Watch the Simpson's clip too! #myths #bathroom

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Link Description: " So and so said… In a world filled with gossip surrounding celebrities like Kardashian & Snooki, it’s a well-known fact that there are a boundless... "

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Great Style - Patio Furniture Articles

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Link Description: " Whether you're hosting a Fourth of July cookout or just decorating to show your love for Uncle Sam, you could make good use of these tips! You're going to want to incorporate the American Flag as much as you can. If your backyard is smaller--or if you like to use yo "

Friday, June 21, 2013

Artful Patterns in LivingHomes' C6.1 Prefab Interior Dwell on Design 2013


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Link Description: " LivingHomes C6.1's prefab model interior, artfully arranged by DISC Interiors with plenty of Cisco Home and Lawson Fenning. "

Couples’ DIY Tips, 5 Awesome Toilets, and 8 Secret Stashes for Your Treasures: It’s the Weekly... Another great roundup from TWI. Good job, guys!

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Link Description: " Happy first day of summer, everyone! It's been a very busy week for us (you might have noticed we did not have a Weekly Round-Up last week), but we're very excited for all that's been going "

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

For the Home

Putting these up for 7/4!

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Link Description: " Sylvania 2D LED Twinkling Star Reflectors - Mills Fleet Farm | Outdoor decorating idea for the 4th of July or even to dress up a patio year-round! An inexpensive outdoor decor for anytime of the year! "

6 Delicious DIY Iced Drinks to Keep You from Melting This Summer

I'm thirsty already!

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Link Description: " Save money, generate less waste, and do your body a favor by mixing up these delicious, healthy alternatives to sugary sodas, bottles teas and lemonades. "

Thursday, June 13, 2013

What is ‘ Disappearing Design ’? Cool write-up on Disappearing Design.

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Link Description: " Disappearing design is a new way to design homes, wherein designing is kept to a minimum. When you walk into a room which has been designed using the concept of ‘disappearing design,’ then you are most likely to see nothing. The ceilings as well as the walls will be bare. You may want… "

The 5 Coolest Toilets in the World Awesome toilet tech! Check these babies out!

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Link Description: " Whoa! You're thinking. The 5 coolest toilets in the world? That's a bold claim to make, Trade Winds Imports. And yes, you're not far off with that. We do like to think that we know what we'r "

Monday, June 10, 2013

Found Online: A Cool Free-Standing Pool for All Your Summer Pool Parties! - Patio Furniture Articles

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Link Description: " If you're looking for a relaxing way to spend more time outside this summer, this free-standing sculptural mini-pool is a really cool way to stay... erm, cool! This unique design was dreamed up by the artists at Kos, in Pordenone Italy. Kos is a company dedicated to re-thinking tubs, whirlpools, and... "

Wednesday, June 5, 2013


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Link Description: " By Jake This is a great article we found in our newsfeed today, from one of our favorite interior decorating blogs COCO-COZY. It describes how framed mirrors can make a tremendous impact in your ba "

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

TheDesignerPad Perfect addition for the season!

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Link Description: " Just in time to kick off the grilling season, and the unofficial start of Summer, I wanted to ... "

How To Sharpen A Lawnmower Blade - Patio Furniture Articles

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Link Description: " With summer here the need for fresh cut grass is high. In order to make your lawn look fabulous it is important to sharpen your lawnmower blade often. "

Friday, May 31, 2013

15 Inspirational Outdoor Spaces from our House Tours

Awesome outdoor spaces. Check them out!

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Link Description: " From luxurious infinity pools and large, leafy backyards to yurts and small, bright balconies, we've had a sampling of all kinds of outdoor spaces... "

How to Fix a Noisy Bed Frame I wrote a new page on ... I have some tips for you on how to fix a squeaky bedframe, based on my own experiences.

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Link Description: " There are many things that can cause your bed to squeak, even if it's designed well. A squeaky frame doesn’t actually mean that the bed is breaking, but it just means that something it out of place. "

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Design Mistakes: What They Are And How To Fix Them Ooh, some common design mistakes even I am guilty of sometimes... great tips!

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Link Description: " Decorating a home can be a fun family project to dive into. It isn't as easy as it looks though. It is more than simply throwing on a layer of paint and adding some throw pillows. There are quite a few design mistakes that occur when homeowners take on designing their homes while unknowingly commit... "

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

How To Create A Heavenly Bath Experience Wow... this does sound pretty ehavenly! Get a great atmosphere in your bathroom, too: just follow these easy pointers.

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Link Description: " What constitutes a relaxing experience? Many believe that the first step involves coming home from a long day at work and stepping into the tub. Nothing beats settling into a warm tub for an eveni "

Friday, May 24, 2013

The Outdoor Kitchen: Make Your Patio Your Second Home Hey, check out these cool ideas for a great outdoor kitchen!

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Link Description: " For many people, few outdoor activities are as relaxing – or rewarding – as grilling and entertaining guests in their own outdoor kitchen. Bringing people together over delicious food, lovely scenery, and great conversation is a staple of summertime Americana. The grill is the foundation of your out... "

Unicorns, Green in the Bathroom, and Matt Damon’s Cause Gets Some New Friends – It’s Another... Ooh, cool articles about bathroom design and... um... Matt Damon? Weird, but I like it!

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Link Description: " It's that time again, TWI readers, for another Weekly Round-Up! This week has been very style-focused for us, so we hope you love colors, ideas, inspirations, and things that get your creati "

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

35 Beautiful Sunroom Design Ideas - Home Decorating Trends

Sunroom ideas to bring the outdoors in!

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Link Description: " A sunroom is also called a sun parlor, sun porch or sun lounge and it’s a structure usually built onto the side of a house. It allows you to admire... "

Monday, May 20, 2013

Check out this awesome article on bunk beds in kids rooms.

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Cell Phones and the Bathroom |

Great infographic on cell phones and the bathroom... definitely worth a look, pretty funny and enlightening data!

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Link Description: " A two month study was conducted as part of a University research project into the public's habits in the bathroom. Cell phone use was one area covered "

15 Outdoor Dining Design Ideas For A Summer Experience - Home Decorating...

Summer is here and its time for outdoor dining! Here a re some great ideas!

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Link Description: " When it’s no nice and beautiful outside, you don’t really feel like staying inside the house. You want to transfer all the main activities outside.... "

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Small-Space Garden Ideas - Home Decorating Trends

Here are some great ideas for having a garden in a small space.

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Link Description: " It seems safe to say that by the end of winter, most of us are craving a little green. We start dreaming of lawns and tree leaves and flowers and... "

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

10 Tips to Help Fall Asleep

If you wanna sleep better...... you might wanna check this out ;-)

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Link Description: " Ever heard that phrase, "Early to bed and early to rise"? For those who want to fall asleep, this phrase works the other way around too. Try to... "

Friday, May 10, 2013

Something That Simple Relieves Stress |

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I've always wanted a cozy library in my bathroom. It's the perfect blend of two of my favorite hobbies: reading and relaxing! :)

I am currently working my way through the Zen poetry of Ryokan, a Japanese hermit in the 19th century who traveled from village to village exchanging his stories and poems for shelter and a bowl of rice to eat. Sometimes I think, if I wasn't so intent on being a great interior designer, I would love to be a traveling hermit and poet... a back-up occupation, maybe? :)

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Forever Patio Hampton Radius 4 Piece Wicker Outdoor Sectional Set with Red Sunbrella Cushions (SKU F Ok now THIS is what I'm talking about. The red color isn't great for all patios, but it's really powerful and impactful, perfect for nighttime entertaining (if a little overdramatic for a casual outdoor lunch).

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Link Description: " The Forever Patio Hampton Radius 4 Piece Wicker Outdoor Sectional Set with Red Sunbrella Cushions (SKU FP-HAMR-4SEC-CH-FF) creates a look that is sure to impress. The set seats 6 to 7 adults comfortably, and features Chocolate resin wicker, which is made from High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) for ... "

Forever Patio Hampton 7 Piece Modern Patio Dining Set with Cream Sunbrella Cushions (SKU FP-HAM-7DN- This may be a little to dark and 'sophisticated' for a casual backyard patio, but I can easily see this sort of style being featured at a mid-high level Vegas hotel. See ya poolside! :)

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Link Description: " The Forever Patio Hampton 7 Piece Modern Patio Dining Set with Cream Sunbrella Cushions (SKU FP-HAM-7DN-CH-AC) creates the perfect contemporary look for dining on your patio or deck. The set seats 6 adults comfortably, and includes 4 dining side chairs, 2 dining armchairs and a dining table with ... "

Forever Patio - Patio Productions Furniture Brands What a cool new brand of patio furniture... some timeless design tropes here, with a modern package.

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Link Description: " Forever Patio is a new and exciting outdoor furniture brand that features high quality designs and affordable prices. Your patio furniture should last forever, and this brand is here to help. "

Dining Room Mirror Makeover | Bower Power


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Link Description: " This is a sponsored post brought to you by FrogTape for Bower Power’s Frog Tape Fridays. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience. "

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Yoga Poses | Basic to Advanced Yoga Poses | Asanas

Blog Tip: Healthy Living I wasn't expecting to see this on Decor8, but it's a very insightful post on how we can all live a little healthier. A Must-Read!

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Link Description: " I've been thinking more and more about healthy living and thought I'd mention it as part of my ongoing series of Blog Tip posts on decor8. What does healthy liv "

Jolan Van Der Wiel’s Psychedelic Designs Are Created Using Centrifugal Forces These tray tables are really something crazy... mind-warping, sure, but also look how functional they are!

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Link Description: " Dutch designer Jolan Van Der Wiel was doing a public workshop at Dutch Design Week where people could make their own colorful trays using centrifugal forces. "