The Hancock St. Cafe

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Last night I attended a 60th birthday party at a cafe unlike any I have been to before. The Hancock St. Cafe is wedged between an industrial building and an apartment complex on a quiet side street in San Diego. I brought my camera along to take pictures of the party, but never anticipated the …

Stylish Halloween Door Decor

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Its not too late to spruce up your front door for all the little trick-or-treaters on Monday! Here are some fun ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

My Owl barn

Steven Randazzo Photography via Parents

Better Homes and Gardens

Michael Partenio via Good Housekeeping
From Country Living via Simplified Bee
If decorating your whole porch or yard seems a little daunting, …

Painted Pumpkins

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Last year I officially said goodbye to pumpkin carving. I spent almost five hours carving an intricate Halloween scene only to have the whole thing rotting on my doorstep the next day. I know there are ways to preserve the life of the pumpkin but I decided there will not be any carved pumpkins on …

Divider Screens from Crestview Doors

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I saw these lovely screens on Design Milk last month and haven’t been able to get them out of my head. The patterned redi-screens are the newest product from Texas company Crestview Doors. Each panel is made from unfinished, stain-grade maple and can be ordered with a white resin privacy backing. The versatile screens can be …

Sustainable Living: The L41home

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I am constantly fascinated by the clever innovations in space planning and design for prefab modular housing. Not only do these tiny living spaces help reduce a home’s environmental impact, they are now so well designed you could almost forget you are living in a 220 square foot home.

As these micro houses gain popularity, Architects …

Bottle Vase

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Recycle your used bottles by turning them into pretty vases with Furnish’s new Bottle Vases. Constructed with EVA material, these water resistant covers simply slip over any bottle to create an instant vase. At $10 a piece, you could affordably switch up the color to match any season or decor.

They also have a line of …


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When I set out to decorate our first home, I surveyed our inventory: various flea market finds, inherited family pieces, old college furniture that needed refinishing, and Ikea’s entire line of LACK furniture. Not the most cohesive collection of furnishings to say the least.

Now don’t get me wrong, I love Ikea- their products are affordable, accessible, and …

Giveaway Roundup

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Who doesn’t love a chance to win free stuff??? Wether you are looking for a chic new accessory, would love to score a new appliance for your remodel, or just need a vacation, there is a contest here for everyone. Here are some great giveaways for this week-
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One personalized 18″x18″ Pillow from Inmod via …