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by Cindy Marie Jenkins on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 4:06am.
The Mid-Century Modern style is one of our favorites. Why? It's an iconic style centered around bringing the outside in, and eliminating the walls between your living and outdoor spaces. So, it’s no wonder that the Mid-Century Modern backyard has become a key piece of Mid-Century design. As you prepare for summer with this year's latest interior design trends, be sure to check out our tips for designing and furnishing your Mid-Century Modern backyard.
There's nothing easier to complement your interior seats and provide a comfortable seat outside than butterfly chairs, and you can find them in all colors and price ranges to fit your needs. You can even make your own vintage butterfly chairs with just a little effort.
Defining the Design: Mid-Century Modern Architecture
by Cindy Marie Jenkins on Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 1:56pm.
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Mid-Century Modern Architecture
AKA: Modernist architecture, modern architecture
Many factors went into the development and popularity of the style we now call Mid-Century Modern. Mid-Century homes were generally built between 1945-1969, and when a post-war country yearned for simplicity, open air, and a place to raise a family, the Mid-Century Modern design gave them all they desired and more. These homes could be built with more inexpensive materials and thus were affordable for WWII vets, many of whom found themselves entering the laymen’s workforce for the first time. While we often associate Mid-Century Modern with interior design and furniture, the term reflects a major architectural style as well. Here are ...
by Cindy Marie Jenkins on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 2:39pm.
The Barbershop Comeback
The local barbershop has historically been a place of camaraderie: one to meet, play chess, talk, and of course to groom. But, when big chains came in during the 80's ad 90's offering quick and cheap cuts, barbershops as we knew them began to fade. In recent years, however, we're seeing barbershops start to spring up everywhere. Some might consider this to be just another hipster trend, but judging by their surge in popularity, it's pretty clear that the modern barbershop is filling a much-needed void.
In fact, the barbershop is more like a sanctuary than just a haircut joint - with perks and entertainment that make it a destination where men actually want to spend their time. So, even if you or d...
by Cindy Marie Jenkins on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 12:49pm.
It’s almost officially summer, so now's the time to make sure your home has the latest looks for the season. From fun color treatments to old-trends-made-new, here are some ideas for bringing the summertime right into your interior design.
Try removable wallpaper. Removable wallpaper is an easy and flexible way to spice up a room. If you haven't heard of this before, it's just what it sounds like - wallpaper that you can install and remove whenever you want, sans the trouble of regular wallpaper. Rhiannon Gillis of Amber & Honey Design Company even created a go-to list of the best kinds of removable wallpaper for your next project.
Sweeten a room with ice cream colors. What's bett...