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Target’s New Paint and Wallpaper Line

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

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Has anyone tried any of the paint colors from Target’s new Devine paint color collection?

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A reader wrote and asked me if I had worked with the paint yet. I have read a little about the new paint and wallpaper, but I have never actually used. There are 24 paint colors to choose from and to complement the palette, Devine Color Prints and Patterns wallpaper designs are coordinated to the paint colors. Each self-adhesive wall covering can be easily applied, removed or even re-positioned.

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Devine Color was invented by artist Gretchen Schauffler and developed by Miller Paint of Portland, Oregon.

I did find out that not all of the colors can be found in each Target store, but all can be ordered online:

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The prices run from $4.99 for a 8 oz. sample, 1 quart is $22.99, 2.5 liters is $29.99 and one gallon will cost you $59.99. The reviews are mixed, one customer stated how wonderful the wallpaper was and another wrote that the wallpaper was very difficult to work with.

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I think some of the colors are very pretty and might try it on a smaller project.

I am anxious to hear if anyone has tried the new paint or wallpaper. Do you think it will be handy at times when running into Target for errands, you can also pick up a gallon of paint? What do you think?

If you need help selecting paint colors for your home, contact me today.

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Help Spread Happiness

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

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I was recently contacted by the company Novica,  in association with National Geographic, to ask if I would help spread the word of their mission to introduce my readers to artisans from around the world. “I am aware that your blog is not focused on product reviews but this is such a nice project that I thought you may be interested in doing it.”

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I went to their website and immediately fell in love with their company mantra, their products and all of the individual artesian stories:

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Novica is one of the leading fair trade artisan websites. They work with National Geographic to give talented artisans around the world a place to
express their artistic talents and provide access to the world market. They have thousands of top fair trade clothing, accessories, jewelry, gisfts and
home decor items on their website.

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So very beautiful and unique. I really love so many different items! The prices are so reasonable for all of the hard work and love that is put into each handmade item:

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Are these not the perfect summer earrings?:

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I could keep posting some of my favorite pieces but first I want to offer you a chance to win a $75.00 gift certificate to buy something special for you!

To enter, just visit the Novica website and comment below which beautiful item you would love to own. Contest ends at midnight, Friday March 14th. Winner will be selected by random drawing. Good Luck Everyone!

There is even a special section for the colors of the year:

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Radiant Orchid:

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Placid Blue:

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Love!

Here are just a few more of my favorites:

Cotton Scarves

Womens Jacket

Womens Clothing from Thailand

Sleeveless Blouses

Peruvian Chrysocolla Earrings

Silver Domed Rings

Please check them out! It is a great cause helping others.

HELP SPREAD HAPPINESS

#HANDMADE4LIFE

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The Hunt For The Perfect Pillow

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

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I am on a mission assigned to find the picture perfect pillow to finish up a bedroom ensemble:

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As you know, it is hard work finding the just- right style, color and pattern to work with the rest of your room design:

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The pillows are like the jewelry of the room, don’t you think? It is a great way to show off your personality:

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I am looking for a pillow, must be striped with blues and whites that will finish up a new redesigned bedroom here. She ordered the wave pillow of the three I suggested, but the background ended up being more of a tan color than the white that was shown online:

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She suggested stripes so the bedroom will be a little more masculine for her husband. So I am now hunting for a multi-striped blue pillow.

My go-to pillow shopping usually starts with these sites:

Pottery Barn

Crate&Barrel

 

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Target

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Joss and Main

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But my best finds seem to be at Etsy:

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Now I am starting to have more luck looking. She will love this one I bet:

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I now have an assortment to show her that will all work in her room beautifully. Which blue striped do you like best? I will let you know which pillow wins. Do you have any othergo to sources to find unique pillows? We would love to hear them.

Have a great weekend everyone!

Kelly

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Target Debuts New Brand of Home Décor

Saturday, March 9th, 2013


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Have you seen the new home furnishings and accessories collection from Target? The name of the brand is Threshold—a new Target home brand that began to show up in stores in September, 2012 with a full rollout expected this spring.

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According to Julie Guggemos, vice president of Target’s product design and development team, the collection prides itself on personality, exceptional quality and outstanding design. “We know how important great design is to our guest. She’s constantly looking for new ways to update her home. We thought it was time to elevate our assortment, by introducing a new brand with strong personality, exceptional quality and outstanding design. You’re not going to find anything else like it!”:

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I liked quite a few items of their new collection:

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This mirror received great reviews and is only $39.99:

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At only $119.00, this is a great price for a nice looking console table:

 

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I think this dinnerware set is so fresh and pretty, don’t you?:

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Ceramic Solar Lantern:

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Below is one of the looks Target developed for spring 2013 bath fashion collection:

Here is a color board the designers used for summer inspiration. The new products will be available in stores and online April 15:

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Target is running a promotion now for free shipping on orders over $50.00. A pretty good deal. You can look through the rest of collection here. I think they have some pretty items, will have to check out the quality. What do you think of the new Target Threshold collection? Have you purchased anything yet?

If you need help decorating your home, contact me today.

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