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The End… of 2008

Image via Grundlepuck at Flickr.  Well, well, well. It’s been quite a year, eh? It’s been a year of many ups (getting married) and downs (Hurricane Ike) for me, as I’m sure it’s been for you. For one night, forget the downs, celebrate the ups, and welcome 2009 with style! Happy New Year everyone! A virtual toast to us all! HighFashionHome.com – Unique Furniture and Accessories for the Eclectic, Modern…

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Weekly Obsession: Leave the Light On

See that ornate crystal chandelier hanging out in the background? Sometimes that hits the spot, but sometimes it’s just too much. That’s why I’m more interested in the simple glass cylinder in the foreground. An old-timey light bulb adds some interest, but it’s great either way. Picture a row of them hanging over a kitchen island or a group of them hanging over a dining table at various heights. Imagine…

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Budget Cuts

I discovered a very cool artist the other day via NotCot. Her name is Justine Smith as she creates amazing scultures and works on paper using international currency. Well, that’s one way to spend your cash. Nothing I say could possibly do justice to her work, so it’s best if you just check out her website and decide for yourself. I bet you’ll think it’s fab! HighFashionHome.com – Unique Furniture…

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Cupcake Madness: What Some People Can Do With Icing…

I’ve always thought the iPhone would be a lot better if it was edible… Cupcake Design by Nick Lamp; Danielle Bilton. I would not even begin to presume myself to be a cupcake artist. My cupcakes are delicious, sure, but pretty? Not even close. I pretty much slap some frosting on haphazardly and call it a day. That’s why I am amazed by what some people can do with icing!…

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Cupcake Madness: What Some People Can Do With Icing…

I’ve always thought the iPhone would be a lot better if it was edible… Cupcake Design by Nick Lamp; Danielle Bilton. I would not even begin to presume myself to be a cupcake artist. My cupcakes are delicious, sure, but pretty? Not even close. I pretty much slap some frosting on haphazardly and call it a day. That’s why I am amazed by what some people can do with icing!…

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Stuff Your Stocking! Part Two

I hope you enjoyed part one of the Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide, but if you didn’t, maybe these will win your over! Twenty-five more tiny treasures for someone you love (or at least kind of like). Take a peek… From top left, by row: Tarina Tarantino Large Oval Cocktail Ring at Zappos, $92 (duh! Free shipping!) Viva Terra Organic Chocolate Truffles, $36 Suck Uk Hymn Book iPod Case, available at…

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NY Times: 25 Holiday Gifts for Under $25

Everyone is out scouring for gift ideas. It is always a bonus when you can find the perfect home decor gift at a great price. The New York Times released their top 25 Holiday Gifts for the Home for under $25. Here are my top 5 favorites. $16-24: Mercury glass birds; West Elm $16: Ornate alarm clock; Urban Outfitters $5, Kallt decorator set; Ikea $20, Tea Forte Cup: It was…

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Stuff Your Stocking! Part One

On the hunt for miniature gifts to put in a loved one’s stocking? Look no further! There are only 9 more days until Christmas, and I’m giving you 50 ideas to finish up your shopping. From five dollars to four hundred dollars, I’ve gotcha covered this holiday! And the best part? All of these things are available online. That means no battling the packed parking lots and insane register lines.…

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