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Let’s Get Nautical: 4 Beachside Rooms to Behold

With the summer sun kicking into full gear, it’s hard not to dream of a beachside getaway. Many of you may be lucky enough to own a seaside home or might be diving into the waves on vacation, but for those of us enduring the heat – we can “sail away” too with this nautical decor. Here’s our 4 Favorite Nautical Rooms from Houzz: The Captain’s Quarters This bedroom is fit for a sailor! I can’t begin to describe how much I would have enjoyed a room like this as a kid. To keep with the nautical theme, I paired the ocean-blue roller shade by Laura Ashley with the windows. The picture shows it in Navy, but these colors would…

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Luck O’ The Blinds: Green Blinds for St. Patty’s Day

Whether you want a fresh look for spring, or are hardcore committed to St. Patrick’s Day, Blinds.com has green blinds for you. From true green to soft mossy tones, we have a variety of hues that will fit in any space. Learn how to decorate with green and incorporate this color effortlessly into your existing design. Green Blinds – Find Your Four Leaf Clover If green blinds are your thing, the Blinds.com Brand 2″ Aluminum Blinds in Pinion are the perfect pick for you. These blinds are made for strength and durability, so they’ll serve you well for years to come.   This soft Fern color is gorgeous on a crisp fabric shade like the Bali DiamondCell 3/8″ Double Cell Shades….

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Ultimate Summer Road Trip Guide

r August 28, 2012 | B Eco Chic, Seasonal Trends

The Sizzlin’ Summer isn’t over yet and this week, thanks to our partnership with Bounce Energy we’re bringing you everything you need for the perfect summer road trip.  Photo thanks to flickr user Stuck In Customs. Summer is made for long drives with a warm breeze in your face. If you haven’t been able to get away yet this summer, it’s never too late to pack the car and go. As we continue our Sizzlin’ Summer Series, we’ll tell you all you need for the perfect summer road trip. Apps to Help Get You There With the wide array of smartphone apps for road tripping, you’ll be able to pack light. Just don’t forget your charger! On The Way will be the perfect…

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Ultimate Eco Summer Kitchen

As we continue our Sizzlin’ Summer series with Bounce Energy, this week we’ve collected a few tips and tricks for the ultimate eco summer kitchen. During the dog days of summer, nothing helps you cool off and stay hydrated better than fruits and veggies packed with H2O.  Apples, apricots, beets, bell peppers, cherries, blackberries, and cantaloupe are just a few of the farm stand finds that are at their peak in late summer across the country. A great way to make your time in the kitchen a little more green is to shop local. Exorbitant amounts of fuel are used to ship produce across the country, so it’s a huge help to the environment and a great way to support local farmers if you…

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Pinterest Fab 4: Home and Honeycombs

r August 9, 2012 | B DIY Projects, Eco Chic, Pinterest Faves

If you’re giving your home a complete overhaul or continually tweaking your interior design like me, I hope you find some inspiration from a few of my favorite things on Pinterest: Prudent Baby- Behind the name are two fabulous bloggers, Jacinda and Jaime, who share tons of easy home sewing tutorials in the most whimsical fabrics. Follow their fabric and sewing tutorials boards to see how these prints could liven up your home. Also, check out Jaime’s video about creating a custom frame wall. It’d be perfect for a kid’s bedroom, craft space, or living room. Jenny Steffens Hobick- She is a former event planner who lives in the cutest town I’ve ever been to – Concord, Massachusetts. I was crushed to find…

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Eco-tip: Give your furniture a new life (and Laura Ashley giveaway!)

r April 25, 2012 | B Eco Chic, Giveaways and Promotions
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The promise of immortality is alluring – how many epic adventure movies have centered around a rogueish hero seeking the fountain of youth? How many cosmetic companies exist on the premise of everlasting beauty? We certainly won’t be hawking any…

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