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With the extreme heat of Houston summers, everything here is turning brown. I’m dying for a bit of color. That’s why I’m so drawn to agate accessories. Aren’t they gorgeous? Agate Necklaces by Jennifer Fisher Coaster Set available at High Fashion Home, $59 – Unique Furniture and Accessories for the Eclectic, Modern Lifestyle.

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An Undeniable Value

Chester Sofa in Carmine Citrine It’s that time again. Your kids are back in school and the holidays are rapidly approaching. Seriously, the Christmas displays are going up already! Wouldn’t it be nice to have a shiny, new, unstained sofa for your mother-in-law to sit on this year? Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams wants to make that easier for you. They just kicked off their Undeniable Value Event so that…

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A Plethora of Peacocks

“Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance.” -John Ruskin That may be, but beauty can really boost your mood sometimes. A burst of color from a peacock feather is just what is needed for a simple, neutral room. Peacock Dark Rug by Matthew Williamson for The Rug Company Dress by Matthew Williamson from Spring 2004 Pavonine I @ High…

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More Fabrics! High Fashion Fabrics Now Online!

High Fashion Fabrics’ E-commerce Website Our sister store, High Fashion Fabrics, just launched their e-commerce site over the weekend. The layout is very similar to the HF Home site. They sell apparel, garment, and craft fabrics for weddings, evening wear, and various sewing projects. – Unique Furniture and Accessories for the Eclectic, Modern Lifestyle.

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Saved by the Bell

Why should the kiddos be the only ones with fun desk supplies? Personally, I love a cheeky pencil holder. I love for my desk to have more than the basic black tape dispenser and stapler. I spend a lot of time there, so I want it to be inviting. These are the equivelant of desktop bling. They create rainbows when spun. That’s one way to procrastinate, I suppose. Vasa Cubes,…

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BFF’s 4-eva!

Pick Up Sticks Necklace by The Docent, $105 Quick! What does this necklace remind you of? If you said “Those friendship bracelets I used to make in elementary school!!!”… Bingo! Is this cool again? Are we doing this? Because I will bust out my collection of embroidery floss and get to twisting! Yesterday, I found these on Apartment 34: by For You, For Me via Etsy Oh, it is on…

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Three Cool Things

I did a lot of clicking around on the world wide web one day, and I found lots of cool little things. Since then, I’ve just been hanging onto said things, not knowing quite where to stick them. They are homeless no more. Presenting… three cool things: These Log Bowls from Loyal Loot are really cool. They are made from reclaimed pieces of wood and given a bright paint job…

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For the Love of Art

After four days of grueling work, the Art Gallery on the fourth flooe is finally organized! The walls are filled with beautiful pieces. All of the art is arranged by size. But here’s the best part… it’s ALL 50% off! Get it while the gettin’s good! – Unique Furniture and Accessories for the Eclectic, Modern Lifestyle.

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I love mint green. I brings to mind my favorite flavor of ice cream, Mint Chocolate Chip (from Blue Bell, of course!). Lately, I’ve been seeing some delicious, minty goods for sale… Nellie wallpaper in Mint Chip by Grow House Grow! J. Crew Cashmere sweater in Heathered Aqua, $145 Chain Ribbon Cuff in Clover by Rachael Leigh at Charm & Chain Wave Pattern Wedges in Mint, $98 at Anthropologie.…

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Chemistry Cocktail Madness!

Chemistry Cocktail Set, $33.95. This incredible endeavor began in mid-March, when we officially ran out-of-stock on our Chemistry Cocktail Set. It’s our best selling item online, and customers have been placing special orders by the dozens since then. Our original ETA was suppose to be in early April. Then it was late April. Late April turned into May, June, and finally late July.So fate has it that the day our…

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