vintage finds for a modern world: brown bottles.

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sarah ingram. brown can get such a bad rap, don’t you think? it’s often labeled as boring and sometimes gets lumped in with beige and bachelor pads — and not in a good way. and yet ‘brown’ is all around us — it’s everywhere we look in nature: beautiful big oak trees, endless prairies and rolling hillsides. and then there’s classic... 
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print your own home decor collection.

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have you ever wished you could design and create your own line of home accessories? one of a kind, personal pieces all your very own? well, Shutterfly has a new home collection that allows you to create your own unique and personal homewares. you can print photographs on pillows, plates, blankets, serving trays – a wide range of products that you can personalize any... 
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vintage-inspired styling.

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adore vintage. i went to the pasadena city college flea market this weekend (admission is free and it’s held the first sunday of every month), and hey hey — it’s a big one so wear your sneakers! i had no idea how large it was. i don’t think i’d ever been before, and it was so much fun and lots of vintage eye candy, and the prices, for the most... 
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le petite flea | the return.

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once upon a time, i ran le petite flea, a vintage etsy shop where i shared all the collectibles i either handed down to the shop from my home, or discovered on my flea market follies. it was fun, however it was a little more than i could manage and run the blog too — but i now have a trusty partner, jeannine giordan to help keep le petite flea managed smoothly. so my... 
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starting slow, building style.

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this post in partnership with state farm. you know how When you’re just starting out decorating for the first time and you’re feeling a little cautious? maybe you’ve got boring budgets to contend with, or perhaps you’re in a rental so you don’t want to go too drastic, right? i think that’s quite alright — it’s sometimes wise... 
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