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CUSTOM FRAMING 101

Michaels Custom Framing // 7thhouseontheleft.com

Custom framing. I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a bit intimidated by the process. So many choices. So many decisions.Β When Michaels asked us to test drive their custom framing service, I have to admit, I was a little hesitant at first. The more I thought about it, the more I was intrigued, and we ultimately decided to give it a go. Keeping in mind that Michaels can frame pretty much anything (including guitars, jerseys, quilts, etc), we…

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BE STILL MY HEART

While we were in LA for vacation, we stopped into Restoration Hardware on Beverly Blvd. We’ve always been big RH fans, so stopping by the flagship store was definitely on our to do list. Okay, well, more on my to do list than Greg’s… but he was a good trooper. As we walked up to the store, the first thing we saw was the outdoor furniture “showroom” courtyard. Basically, this consisted of lots of ultra comfy and delicious outdoor furniture,…

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OUR WEEKEND IKEA TRIP

Over the weekend, we made the hour and a half trek up 95-North to Ikea and as promised, I’m back to share. Anyone who has been to an Ikea knows that the sea of shelving and good prices can be a tad overwhelming and a whole lot of awesome all at the same time. We invited my mother-in-law to come along because she’d never had the Ikea experience before. Like I was my first Ikea trip, she couldn’t get over…

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THIS IS [DEFINITELY] NOT IKEA

While in LA, we went to the seriously coolest store ever: Tini. I first came across their website over a year and a half ago because I was looking for a large light-up marquee letter. Ever since, I made a point of checking out their online inventory now and then. It’s ever-changing, and they have the most interesting things – not your ordinary antique store. Needless to say, Tini easily made it to my list of must-do things while here…

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A WHOLE NEW WORLD

I hope everyone had a great Easter weekend! As for my weekend, it consisted of the usual Easter activities in addition to a little shopping with a friend, getting a much needed haircut, finishing up reading The Hunger Games (oh em gee!), and cooking a big dinner for the fam. All in all, it was a great relaxing weekend! By the way, off the subject of today’s post but have you readΒ The Hunger GamesΒ yet? I just finished last night and…

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