House Things

A blog about filling your house with the right things

Looking for an Area Rug?

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Then stop by Rugs USA, which is having an area rug sale. Here are a few of the many they’ve got on sale. Which ones do you like? [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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It’s October so I can officially dedicate this week’s Top Three Thursdays Etsy post to all things Halloween. Trust me: I’ve held back until the month actually arrived — I am that big a Halloween fan. In fact, I’m inviting people over for dinner the day before solely so I have an excuse to carve [...] [Read More]

Frills, Anyone?

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Frills is a new website to me so I pass it on to you to see what you think. The online store’s slogan is “Add xxcitement to your home.” What do you think? Does it do it for you? Here are couple of items to whet your appetite. These one-of-a-kind cement leaves are made from [...] [Read More]

Do You Duvet?

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I am new to the world of duvets. While I’ve always loved sleeping under one whenever I’ve slept in a hotel or at a friend’s house with one, I’ve been a tried-and-true heavy quilt gal my whole life. I just love the weight on top of my with just my nose sticking out into our [...] [Read More]

Too Modern?

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What do you think of this sideboard from Iannone Design via 2 Modern? Too strange or just right? It doors are made from reclaimed stalks of the sorghum plant. The cabinet is constructed of birch without added formaldehyde and the wood has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, meaning it comes from a well-managed, [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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Top Three Thursdays on Etsy starts off with an Eastern vibe with this cool Japanese-inspired wall clock from Takumi Designs 24. The design is reminiscent of a gate to a temple or Japanese garden, according to the shop owner, who hails from San Diego. The clock face is covered with a square of vintage kimono [...] [Read More]

Tea Time

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I was in New York City over the weekend and passed — very reluctantly — the Anthropologie store. I desperately wanted to go in, but we were late and so it goes. I’ll have to just get my fix online for now. I can’t decide if this combination tea/sugar bowl is a good idea or [...] [Read More]

Designing Sofas

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If you’re in the market for a new sofa but have had a hard time finding exactly what you want, you might want to check out Designer Sofas Direct, an online spot where you can basically design your own. You can choose the siez, configuration, style, fabric, cushion firmness and filling type — all at [...] [Read More]
Categories: designer toys, furniture

Lighting Sale

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Restoration Hardware is having a lighting sale. Here are just a few of the lights that caught our eye. Maybe you’ll find something you love too!  But don’t delay. The sale is for a limited time only. [Read More]

Hot Off the Press

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I’m obviously a fan of the press so I thought this chair from Viva Terra made from newspapers was a great recycling concept. Talk about a conversation piece! The chair is tightly woven and corded with the tensile strength of tough woven fiber. Perfect for a family room or office, don’t you think? Size is [...] [Read More]