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Playing with Broken Glass

Remember how your mother told you never to touch broken glass? Russ Morgan plays with broken glass for a living.   I came across Russ’s creations several years ago at Capers, in West Seattle, and knew I needed one, or … Continue reading

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Inc. Magazine Recognizes Sleepers In Seattle on List of Fastest Growing Companies!

I’m excited to share that for the second time, Sleepers In Seattle has been named by Inc Magazine to their annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies! The Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing … Continue reading

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Find Beauty and Function at the Art Fair

I try to remember the famous William Morris quote, “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” Works for me! The trouble is, I find so many beautiful things and I … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Designer’s Favorite Tips for Transitional Design

9 Best Transitional Design Secrets from Rebecca West OK—the first thing you need to know about Rebecca West is that she has a TARDIS in her office.  I mean, who wouldn’t want to hire the interior designer with a TARDIS … Continue reading

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A Collector’s Best Tips for Curating and Displaying Art

How to Collect and Display Art One of the topics people have asked me to blog about is displaying art in the home. I have no idea why they are asking ME. My wall decor consists of: things my kids have … Continue reading

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Sleepers In Seattle Employees Reveal Their 7 Favorite Sleepers, Sofas and Chairs

Favorite Sleepers from The Team at Sleepers In Seattle I was wandering through our local bookstore the other day, reading the little cards on some of the books identified as “Staff Picks.” And thinking, “why can’t we have Staff Picks at … Continue reading

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Floral Soil Design Nite at Starbucks

Make Your Own Floral Creation! So last night my young buddy Andrea talked me into taking part in Floral Soil Design Nite at Starbucks.  Yeah, I had no idea what that would encompass, either. It turns out that creative entrepreneur … Continue reading

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Five Clever Home Decor Ideas to Try Right Now

And All of Them are Budget-Friendly! We just became empty-nesters.  After complaining about how quiet the house was without a roomful of teenagers at all hours of the day and night, I realized that this was my opportunity to do … Continue reading

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Kids and Furniture: Can this Relationship Be Saved?

One Mom’s Kid-Generated Furniture Mishaps and How to Avoid Them For decades, starting in 1953, The Ladies’ Home Journal ran a feature called “Can This Marriage Be Saved?” A troubled relationship was described by the wife, and then the husband … Continue reading

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How Upcycling Can Add Pizzazz to Your Home Decor

My good buddy, Leslie, who spent years working in the home staging industry suggested I do a blog post on upcycling.  I told her that was a great idea!  Then I quickly went home to google “upcycling.” The first post … Continue reading

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