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6 Gift Ideas that Support Small Businesses

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6 Gift Ideas that Support Small Businesses

When we buy from small businesses, we are giving back to our neighbors. More than ever before, small businesses need support from their community. In addition to the economic benefits of shopping locally, you can find one-of-a-kind gifts for those loved ones who may be difficult to shop for. To get the creative juices flowing, we picked these six different gift ideas from small businesses within the United States. 1. We Gather Weave Kits Those who have a passion for textiles, crafting, or trying new things would be excited for a Frame Loom Weaving Kit from We Gather. The Frame...

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Decorating for Halloween on a Budget

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Decorating for Halloween on a Budget

A chill has entered the air. The streets rustle with yellow leaves, and grinning Jack-o’-lanterns guard doorways throughout the neighborhood. Spooky season has arrived. Unfortunately, Halloween décor can be expensive. Specialty stores charge a pretty penny for those scary skeletons and creepy cauldrons, but you don’t have to empty your wallet to turn your home into a haunted mansion. With a few tricks, you can treat yourself to a haunting aesthetic that will thrill your friends and family for the whole season. Shop at Home First Your shelves may already be full of items that can transform your home into...

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8 Ways to Make a Small Space Feel Bigger

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8 Ways to Make a Small Space Feel Bigger

We could all use a little space from time to time. If you live in an urban shoebox apartment or an older home with low ceilings, you may be wondering how you can make the space feel bigger, brighter, and more accessible. Take your home from cramped to comfortable with these eight tips for how to make a small room look bigger. Clear the Clutter When faking square footage, less is more. Decluttering is a foolproof way to make your surroundings feel more spacious. Pare down the number of decorations that are sitting on shelves or tables to just a...

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Decorating Your Dorm Room on a Dime

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Decorating Your Dorm Room on a Dime

Moving away from home to attend college can be difficult enough; but add a tiny two-person dorm or apartment to the mix and you may be feeling like you don’t have a place that’s all your own. We totally get it, we understand the importance of creating a space that speaks your style! You don’t have to break the bank to keep your tiny interior up to date. With some affordable additions and DIY tweaks, you can curate a cost-friendly ode to your design style and make the shared space feel like yours again. String Lights Incorporate a whimsical touch...

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Six Tips to Successfully Thrift Home Décor

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Six Tips to Successfully Thrift Home Décor

There’s arguably nothing cooler than a home full of previously loved, unique finds that create a collected feel to your space while being sustainably stylish. Vintage finds are taking social media and small businesses by storm with Cottagecore living, natural, laid-back design trends, and eclectic aesthetics creating the intriguing interiors we’re all vying for.

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