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THE SUPER (AWESOME) BOWL

Solid Wood Bowl Made in Philippines found at HomeGoods // 7thhouseontheleft.com

Okay, that pun (or lack of one) is just sad. Feel free to ignore it. One thing I really want to do this year is post more “organically” – blogging the way it was intended to be way back when I had my first blog back in college (I still wish I could find that). Basically, we’re going to try to share more of the the random shopping trips, thoughts about the decline in curtain options, brain-dumps about my office…

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Guest Bedroom Shopping + Thrifting

TWO TALL(ISH) SIDE TABLES, PLEASE!

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I’m currently swimming in emails to return, logo concepts to finish and deliver, a website design to fine tune, files that need to be sent to the printer and new art for Brown & Barkley to post, butΒ I wanted to pop in and give you guys a quick update on the guest room. Yesterday, we talked about the bedding and today, we have side tables! While on the search for side tables, we had three things on our wish list……

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Shopping + Thrifting

ONE OF THOSE MOMENTS

Ever have one of those moments at an antique mall, flea market or thrift store and see something that you must have? You have no idea where you’re going to put it, what you’re going to use it for or even why you want it… but you have to have it. Well, a little over a week ago, I had one of those moments. If you follow me on Instagram, you probably already know what I’m talking about. Yes. This,…

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Shopping + Thrifting

Q+A: RVA THRIFT & ANTIQUE STORES

Q:Β I live in Zuni, VA — a small town between Suffolk and Petersburg. I have enjoyed your blog for awhile now and wanted to ask you a question. I would love to visit flea markets in or near Richmond, but I don’t know where to go. Do you have any suggestions? … -Brenda A: This question crosses our inbox every now and then, and when we got Brenda’s email yesterday, we thought it was about time to make a post…

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Kitchen Shopping + Thrifting

SITTING PRETTY

West Elm Rustic Bar Stools / 7th House on the Left

The other day (in this post), I gave myself 36 hours to make a decision and order counter stools for the kitchen. Well, I am very pleased to say… I did it. I actually did it! Last night, we purchased two of these lovely Rustic Barstools from West Elm. Our local West Elm was closed a few years ago (boo!), so we had to order them online. When I clicked to order a “Set of 2”, it said “This item…

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