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Worldly Escape: An Exotic Haven at Home

Summer is the perfect time to to celebrate a culture or an experience in your design, especially if you’ve got some downtime to experiment. With summer comes the travel bug, and it’s great to go and explore whenever you can, but if home beckons it can present a great opportunity to incorporate an exotic look …

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Outdoor Rugs Make Everything Better

Yay! The summer sun is finally starting to peek through the clouds here in Seattle, and all of us at The Mine are gearing up for outdoor decorating! So, how do we do it in the Pacific Northwest, you might ask? Laying The Foundation First and foremost, you can’t beat a good foundation, and for …

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Palm Beach Chic

There’s more to Palm Beach than Mar-a-Lago—and infinitely more style. Sure, the place has its share of high rollers in extravagant mansions, but it also has its own approach to decorating that’s bright, bold and easy to achieve. First things first: Think white, white and more white. Indoors or out, it’s just the right backdrop …

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An Outdoor Overhaul: Our Top Picks

Longer nights, warmer weather and plenty of outdoor parties – summer is upon us! Since your social calendar is probably starting to book up, it’s the perfect time to redo your patio or give your garden a refresh before all those backyard barbecues begin. Check out our top five tips to give your outdoor area …

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Every Mother’s Day is filled with tulip bouquets and witty cards, and sometimes finding the perfect gift often seems impossible. But, who said we have to stick to the typical Mother’s Day script? This year I tried to break the mold with gift ideas any mom will cherish. My mom loves flowers and never tires …

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Designers Share Their Favorite #minememories

What’s your first memory of a well-curated space? Maybe it’s of the kitchen in your first apartment, or the office of a job you loved – we can all recall those moments in part because of the good times we spent in those rooms. When it comes to interior design, it’s not just about the …

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There’s More to a Flowering Fuchsia Than Its Namesake Hue

A fuchsia in bloom may not be fuchsia at all – with regard to its hue, anyway. Exotic types vary from white to dark red, purple-blue, orange and even yellow. My grandfather grew his own in a greenhouse, then hung them around the pool, where they’d burst like fireworks. I used to spend hours gazing …

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Troy Lighting: 1980s Pop Culture Inspiration

Established in 1963, Troy Lighting is a true leader in one-of-a-kind interior and exterior lighting, with a hands-on approach that includes complete manufacturing control, from start to finish. Casual sophistication is the Troy Lighting team’s mantra and is translated into each fixture. Incorporating fresh ideas with authentic and handcrafted artistry, Troy produces quality fixtures in …

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Wallpaper Your Powder Room

Some might consider wallpaper as more traditional and out of date, but it can also be an unexpected way to add punch and drama to a room. This holds true for any room, really, but the powder room is a fun choice because although you may be inclined to leave it wallpaper-free like a bathroom, there’s no …

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10 Ways to Refresh Your Home This Spring

Spring has officially sprung here in Seattle, and we’re excited – with a new season, comes new styles, colors and patterns. But spring also brings a sense starting anew, which means it’s also time to refresh and spruce up your space. Whether you’re playing with pops of color, bringing in bold patterns or adding new …

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Spring 2017 One Room Challenge

In the fall of 2016, we joined House Beautiful and Calling it Home in partnering with 20 interior design bloggers for the One Room Challenge, and now we’re excited to feature our products again in 20 new rooms for the Spring ORC starting this week! To celebrate the kick-off of the new challenge, we’re sharing our favorite …

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Dining by Design: An English Garden Oasis

The Dining by Design fundraiser for Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) is known for over-the-top table designs by the best designers and companies in the nation, and The Mine was on hand to support the event with a show-stopping tablescape. The exclusive event was hosted at New York’s Pier 92 for an entire weekend …