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Guest Picks: Beautiful Things You Can Feel Good About Buying
Upcycled, ecofriendly or just made responsibly, these home accessories and furniture pieces will keep your conscience clear
There are so many wonderfully hand-crafted, sustainably harvested, beautifully upcycled products available today that the options for choosing a more ecofriendly version of just about anything are plentiful. Here are 20 responsibly produced products that...
Guest Picks: Get Cozy on a Cool Winter's Night
“Cozy” is that feeling we experience when surrounded by comfort, warmth and family. Board games, steaming cups of cocoa and flickering fireplaces come to mind. I love the cozy feeling! Here are a few accessories that encourage that cozy spirit indoors....
Dining Room Inspiration
Guest Picks: 20 Fantastic Bookends
Literature, comics, travel guides ... whatever provides your reading fix, you’ll find a bookend here to match
I love to read, but I’m often the read-and-pass-on type of bookworm. The exception to this rule happens when a book becomes a favorite, is a travel guide or is something I reference frequently. And when I do hold on to those books, I love to display...
Guest Picks: Thoughtful & Unique Gifts for Someone Special
It’s that time of the year again: time to start collecting unique gifts for those whom we love most! Here are a few gift ideas to get you started. — Morgan from Pepper Design Blog
Living Room Inspiration
Guest Picks: Building an Earthy and Natural Christmas Tree
Here are 20 of my favorite ornaments that highlight natural materials for a soft, rustic Christmas tree. These unusual pieces bring wool, linen, natural fibers and favorite outdoor elements indoors during this bustling holiday season. — Morgan...
Master Bath Inspiration
Guest Picks: Favorite Art Finds
Art speaks volumes in a home. It brings emotion and energy to any space. It often provides that bright pop of the unexpected, whether in color, design or text. I love that art is easily interchangeable, especially with wonderful sites such as Society6,...
Guest Picks: 20 Thoughtful Gifts for the Hostess
Whether visiting friends with a new home or stopping in on a cocktail party, here are 20 thoughtful and pretty gifts that will make your hostess smile. — Morgan from Pepper Design Blog
Guest Picks: Unusual Accent Chairs Make for Excellent Seating
I've rounded up of 20 fresh and favorite accent chairs for extra seating just about anywhere in the house: living room, office, bedroom, sunroom or den. Retro (across the decades) is back, and it's looking more handsome than ever! — Morgan from...
Guest Picks: A Clean Slate: 20 Favorite Laundry Room Finds
We all sort, wash, dry and fold baskets of laundry on a weekly basis. Here are 20 favorite finds to keep a well-organized, well-stocked and pretty laundry room! Who says laundry can't be relaxing and, dare I say, enjoyable? — Morgan from Pepper...
Guest Picks: 20 Favorite Finds to Bring Dining Outdoors
I love this time of year because the beautiful sunshine and weather call me outdoors for brunches, picnic lunches and barbecues. Here's a roundup of 20 of my favorite accessories that make outdoor dining that much more fun. — Morgan from...