thinking green with great style

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We’re feeling mighty green today! Did you know that only 6% of all plastic waste in the United States is recycled?? There are myriad ways you can make a difference – from something as simple as switching your incandescent lightbulbs to LEDs or spending two minutes less in the shower, even the smallest actions can add up to make a big difference. 

Here are a few ways for you to conserve today, beautifully of course!

 

~ How to upcycle items around your house to set a lovely table via Lonny Magazine

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trés chic monogram moment

 

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This lux bathroom is looking fab thanks to the pop of those monogrammed towels in a vibrant kelly green. The room, designed by Traci Zeller Designs, puts a glamorous spin on the idea of a bathroom by mixing retro wallpaper, high gloss lacquer furniture and sleek chrome to give this space a modern and decidedly gentlemanly vibe!

From top to bottom we’re loving it. Trés chic indeed!!

 

 

Get even more of our favorite Monogram Moments RIGHT HERE

Image via Traci Zeller

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our buyers share their favorite trends!

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Spring is the season for picnics, bike rides and Seersucker! When our buyers were setting the tone for this season’s all new collection they had two things in mind – fun + color!

One of our favorite classic springtime looks is Seersucker, and it is coming back in an all new way! No longer just for seaside weddings, this traditional fabric is becoming more versatile for everyday wear, accessories and even home decor!

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shelly harper is just our type!

Like most women we know, we’re suckers for jewelry. From sweet and delicate to fun and funky, we’re always looking to add a new “favorite” to our collections. That’s why we’re thrilled to be collaborating with local Bay Area-based designer Shelly Harper!

Shelly’s brass pieces are modern, cool and make a statement. As Shelly describes, her jewelry is “meant to empower, flatter and accentuate the true nature of the wearer.” Shelly took the time to sit down with us to let us into her design process. Click Read More to read her interview!

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Q: How would you describe your work?

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It’s no secret that we are smitten with green! This stunning bedroom, which we spied on the PB Teen’s Tumblr, with its bold and energizing color combo has us particularly giddy this week.

The vibrant greens are perfectly paired with accents of black and white. The contrasting neutral tones balance the bright colors beautifully. We love the crispness of the sheets and casual chic monogram against the green chinoiserie-covered headboard. Whoever lays their heads  on the those swoon-worthy personalized shams must sleep well at night.

Room by Valorie Hart Designs, photo by Sara Essex Bradley spied via Pottery Barn Teen Tumblr

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