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15 Gift Wrapping Ideas to Make Your Gifts Sparkle

Sometimes the best part of a gift is all in the wrapping! Show your friends and family how much you care about them this holiday season by getting creative with your gift wrapping. We know there are many different ways to wrap a gift, so to help you get started we’ve rounded up 15 gift wrapping ideas to inspire your holiday gifting.
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100+ Fall Decor Ideas Inspired By Pantone Colors

Every fall, Pantone announces their fall color report which showcases exciting new colors that will set the trend for the season. This year, the Pantone 2016 Fall Color Report includes classic fall colors that are earthy, organic and warm, along with trendy and exciting colors meant to brighten up the fall palette. Featuring a mix of burnt oranges, bright reds, dusty neutrals, and exotic pinks and yellows, the colors that define this fall season create a luxuriously eclectic, yet classically trusted combination. read more

8 Floral Backgrounds To Enrich Your Life

We all try to give our treasured devices character by personalizing them. Our phones are covered in cases with fun prints and bright colors. Our laptops are outfitted with keypad covers, protective cases, and stickers. And our wallpapers show off loved ones and inspirational phrases. The right background photo has a way of tying everything together and giving our devices character, but sometimes stylish, high-quality wallpapers are hard to find. To make this search a little easier, we put together free hi-res backgrounds with our favorite flowers and inspirational words on them.
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4 Ways to Ombre: Looking Back At The Defining Trend of 2015

The beauty of ombre is its use of color variety, rather than a single tone or pair of complementary hues. Varying colors can create eye-catching and moving effects for a wide range of styling purposes, from hair to home. The ombre style originated in the early 19th century as a fabric dyeing and printing technique for producing textiles graduating in color. This design process of gently progressing color from light to dark hit the fashion industry around 1840 and continues to expand and inspire hair styles, baking, interior design and wedding themes today.
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10 Ways to Reuse Your Vases This Fall

Your boyfriend sent a bouquet to the office for your anniversary, you bought flowers specifically for your sunshiny kitchen windowsill, or you had a centerpiece delivered for a dinner party.

After about a week, you’ve enjoyed the blooms but they’re past their prime. Toss the flowers but don’t toss the vase. Here are 10 ways to reuse, revamp and revise those containers.
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Ikebana: The Art of Flower Arranging

What is Ikebana?

Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging. The name comes from the Japanese ike, meaning ‘alive’ or ‘arrange’ and bana meaning ‘flower.’ The practice of using flowers as offerings in temples originated in the seventh century when Buddhism was first introduced to Japan from China and Korea, but the formalized version of Ikebana didn’t begin until the Muromachi period around the 15th or 16th century. These arrangements have since become more secular, displayed as art forms in people’s homes. However, Ikebana is seen as more than just decorative, it is a spiritual process that helps one develop a closeness with nature and merge the indoors and outdoors.
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Decorating With Flowers and Color Guide

There are many ways to refresh a room that’s feeling a little lackluster. Adding a coat of paint, hanging new photos, swapping out pillows—the options are endless. But along with the tons of options comes added stress. How do you know if what you’re adding on truly complements your room?

One of our favorite ways to improve a space without making permanent changes is adding a beautiful bouquet. Not only do they look great, choosing the right arrangement can actually elevate the colors you already have in your room. We gathered our 10 favorite blooms and paired them with the colors that bring them to life. So next time you’re shopping for something to boost your decor, use our guide below!
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