One Room Challenge – Week 3: A Boring Color Goes Bold

Welcome to ORC Week 3! If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you are welcome to get up to speed by checking out my Week 1 and Week 2 posts. Well, “real” stuff is finally happening in the Manbrary. We got the room fully cleared out over the weekend, and for one all-too-brief morning,…

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Trending Plaid

If you’ve gone clothes shopping lately, no doubt you’ve noticed the plethora of plaids, the tons of tartans, the buffalo checks by the bucketful, hanging on the racks this fall season. This trend is rapidly propagating into the home decor realm, as well (you’ve seen the adorable new Target commercial with Emily Henderson, no?). Trendy…

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Why I Love a Tightback Sofa

CR Laine’s Talford Sofa There are so many reasons to love a tightback sofa – meaning, a sofa that has a “tight-upholstered” back, as opposed to loose or semi-attached back cushions. So what’s the big deal, anyway? Allow me to explain why I am such a big fan of the tightback; maybe you’ll be converted,…

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