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Our Q&A with Jewelry Designer Coralie Reiter

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Coralie Reiter's jewelry spans from the delicate and modern, to the colorful bohemian.  She uses her love of art, travel, and distant cultures in her original designs. We sent one of our favorite photographers, Kayla Chobotiuk out to interview Coralie in her LA-based studio. When did you start making jewelry? About  three years ago, I started wrapping colorful thread around cord. I started wearing the pieces that I created out, and was getting compliments! I just continued with it, experimented a lot with new techniques and developed my own unique style. However, I dabbled in jewelry making for a very long time before taking the leap and...

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5 Tips on Transitioning Your Decor from Summer to Fall

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“Life starts all over again, when it gets crisp in the fall.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald Laura Casey is the owner and designer of Laura Casey Interiors, a full-service residential and commercial Interior Design firm based in Charlotte, NC. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and The New York School of Interior Design and started her business in New York in 2003 before moving down south in 2007. Her work has been published nationally in Better Homes & Gardens magazine, The Washington Post and Family Circle magazine. When did you know you wanted to be an Interior Designer?  When I was young I used to rearrange my...

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5 Inspiring Things On Our Radar This Week

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  Here are 5 things we were inspired by this week and wanted to share with you! 1. We are mesmerized by these beautiful paintings of mandalas on smooth ocean stones (above) by Australian artist Elspeth McLean. 2. A hilarious and spot-on account on why Labor Day sucks (but we'll keep the day off!). 3. Ten ways to jolt yourself into happiness according to Gala Darling. (We've already incorporated her tip on lavender oil into our daily happiness-boosting repertoire) 4. After making these easy, no-bake chocolate chip protein squares, we are obsessed with making our own portable and healthy snacks.  Here are 37 energy bite recipes for...

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5 Inspiring Things On Our Radar This Week

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[caption id="attachment_5842" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Food art via @leesamantha on Instagram[/caption] Here are 5 things we were inspired by this week and thought you would be too! 1. We are obsessed with Food Artist Samantha Lee's instagram account.  So incredibly creative and fun! 2. "We feel chronically guilty about not giving our businesses what we think they need in order to flourish. We forget that, to nourish our businesses, we must first nourish ourselves." - Hiro Boga.  This article is for all the business owners (big and small!) that need a reminder that your business can't thrive if YOU don't thrive!...

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Our Q&A with Jasmine Porter of Pamuk & Co.

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Jasmine Porter's father was Turkish and came to North America on an academic scholarship as young man. When she travelled to Turkey to meet her cousins they introduced her to ancient weaved and loomed cotton products, like the classic turkish towel. She was so intrigued by the fact that such an ancient craft provided such modern form and function that she launched Pamuk & Co. Pamuk & Co towels are crafted from the highest quality Turkish cotton and using an ancient hand-loomed method that was reserved for royalty. Practical, beautiful, but most of all versatile, the Pamuk towel goes easily from beach...

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