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A Special day in home decor for a Special Person

an accessory from jogarrard.com will last a lifetime; & in some cases will become collectible treasures to pass on to your children. framed prints & original artwork, floral models used in the past for teaching botany, Art models – horse & hand; Austin collectible figurines, Continue reading

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luxury products; what are they & why are the wealthy not shopping?

Would you rather have a blown glass vase made by an anonymous glass blower somewhere in an Asian country, for example; or would you rather have a Lalique vase, signed by the artist with quality assured?. Just remember that Luxury has a price, and the price is quality assured. Will you settle for anything less? It’s your choice! So why are the Wealthy not shopping, they have always got value for money, because they do get what they pay for. Continue reading

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BASKETRY, POTTERY,WEAVINGS, AS HOME DECOR.

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I thought it about time I wrote an article on the collectible and aesthetic trends of Art in home decor. I have personally collected Navajo, and Hopi artwork. The recent trends in Home decor of using Arts & crafts to enhance the home or professional building has spurred the creation of collectible baskets and pottery. Made by the women of the tribe, they were purely utilitarian Continue reading

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What’s Old is New Again, home decor accessories,

So, if change is good, Is Brass really on the come back trail? How about those Fibre glass chairs, Vinyl covered couches and so on; what about Grass cloth? Another hot trend? Continue reading

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DO YOU LOVE ME? DO YOU MOVE ME? DO YOU WANT ME?

It’s all about loving your purchases; that fabulous Painting you just can’t live without. Do you love it? That gorgeous solid cherry wood table, do you really want it? and that fantastic area carpet which ties it all together; does … Continue reading

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SALE NOW ON! NEW STOCK! UNIQUE GIFTS! OPEN EVERY DAY!

My title says it all! How many times a day are we bombarded with this type of mass marketing? Whether on the TV; newspapers, magazines, flyers in the mailbox, Shop in cities ; such as Shop in Calgary, or Shop … Continue reading

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MAGICAL M’dina Art Glass.

“Quotes) from Wikipedia; M’dina Glass was founded in 1968 by Michael Harris (1933-1994). Previously a tutor in glass blowing at the Royal College of Art London England. He became frustrated with the limitations of academia; this commercially minded innovator had … Continue reading

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Interior design elements, accessories, decor, trends.

Just recently I was invited to attend a cocktail and interior design presentation. Every designer in our community was present, who wouldn’t be when cocktails and appies were on offer? The trends projected for 2013 were presented; not as you … Continue reading

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Summer Patio decor, west coast style

Hello again! We can’t all live by the sea, and enjoy a view of the ocean. We can however design with the flavor of the seaside in our accessories and paint color choices. We Pick up the marines and aquamarines … Continue reading

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DECORATIVE GLASS OR ART GLASS?

Decorative Blown Glass, or Original Art Glass? Knock offs of the masters, in the fields of Fine Art paintings,, Blown Art glass, and Sculptures. Affordable “Art” for the masses? You decide! Continue reading

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