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Before and After: Divine Eco Bedroom

Divine Design is definitely my favorite thing to watch on HGTV. Candice Olson has great ideas to make a bedroom look sophisticated and at the same eco-friendly. By using chemical free paints, recycled tile carpeting, and good old fashion fans instead of a central air system, you too can go green! Before  After You have to love the swanky armed, leather tufted, head turning accent chairs! They are available at…

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Traveling Far, Far Away via Hotels.com!

It is that time of year to start planning your summer vacations. I happened to find a nice little deal that Hotels.com is offering. Basically, if you book your hotel by May 31st for travel through the end of July, you will get $20-$100 back via mail-in rebate on a 3+ night booking.UP TO $100 BACK MAIL-IN REBATE HOTEL DEAL Get $20 off with a 3-night booking. Get $30 off…

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HF Weekly Obsession: Holey-er Than Thou

Beach season is fast approaching. It’s the season of dropping that last five pounds, scouring the racks for the perfect swimsuit, and sweating it out at the gym seven days a week. But inevitebly, after I go through the torture of dieting, I’ll get too busy with life and never make it to the beach. What a waste! This year, I’m skipping the drama and just bringing the beach to…

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Earth Day After: Top 5 Eco-Friendly Woods

Since HF Guy beat me to the chase at publishing an Earth Day blog, I decided to make my own holiday: Earth Day After. It’s like Earth Day, but one day late (and no, it doesn’t come with any early morning regret).Wood is probably a major component of the furniture in your home, if not the only component. So why not seek out woods that are stylish, durable, and eco-friendly.…

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The HF List: High Point 2008: Best of Dining

I’m on a mission. In college, I bought a table and four chairs from Ikea for $129. It served its purpose and now it is falling apart. Literally. So, I took a particular interest in seeing what kind of dining finds our owners bought for the store. And so, I give you, Best of Dining from High Point, NC. In the illustrious words of Fergie, “Check it out!”I love the…

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Earth Day: 50 Ways to Help the Planet

In celebration of Earth Day, find out about 50 ways in which you can help the planet courtesy of Wire & Twine. Be sure to check out our previous post “How To: Green Your Furniture” to understand what you can do to make eco-friendly furniture purchase. Happy Earth Day everyone! HighFashionHome.com – Unique Furniture and Accessories for the Eclectic, Modern Lifestyle.

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Earth Day: AIA Top 10 Green Projects

The American Institute of Architects selected the top 10 green projects in 2008 as outstanding examples of sustainable design. The Queens Botanical Garden has propelled itself into the front ranks of its field as the first botanical garden in the country devoted to sustainable environmental stewardship. The Nueva School’s Hillside Learning Complex was designed to integrate straightforward, appropriate and cost-effective sustainable design solutions within the broader language of contemporary architectural…

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The HF List: High Point 2008: Best of the Chairs

As promised, Part Two of the High Point series. Up now? Chairs. I have to say that this category was a bit more challenging due to the sheer volume of pieces to choose from. I liked a lot of the ones we got for the store. However, I don’t want you readers to collapse from boredom, so I’ve narrowed it down to five of the best of the best chairs.…

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The Real World: Hollwood Thinks Green

Furniture: The Santomer Bed has never look so good! The Real World: Hollywood just premiered a few weeks ago. The show is typically all about drinking, fighting, regretful hookups, jealousy, backstabbing, cavorting, and a whole lot of family therapy. Now you can throw in eco-friendly trend-setter. In a groundbreaking initiative for MTV, this new season will go “green” and introduce their young viewers ways in which they can incorporate environmentally-friendly…

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The Real World: Hollwood Thinks Green

Furniture: The Santomer Bed has never look so good! The Real World: Hollywood just premiered a few weeks ago. The show is typically all about drinking, fighting, regretful hookups, jealousy, backstabbing, cavorting, and a whole lot of family therapy. Now you can throw in eco-friendly trend-setter. In a groundbreaking initiative for MTV, this new season will go “green” and introduce their young viewers ways in which they can incorporate environmentally-friendly…

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