Shop and Feel Realllll Good

BRACE YOURSELVES! I have an exciting announcement to make!   I’m doing something a little bit different this year for Christmas.  Normally, I put my textiles and other products up for sale during Black Friday, but this year I want to experiment with something different.   The biggest lesson I’ve learned in my first year […]

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Inspiration from Chicago

This past weekend I had the amazing opportunity to check three things off of my 2017 goal list: 1) Attend a Design Conference 2) Visit a new US city 3) Take a BFF trip with my BFF.  When I realized that this year was coming to a quick close (yikes! that was fast!), and that […]

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Who Made My Rug?

This is week is Fashion Revolution Week and the #whomademyclothes campaign.  This was started in response to the 2013 Rana Plaza Factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,138 people.  I’m sure we all remember this.  This was a factory where many of our favorite “fast fashion” brands had their clothing made.  I remember hearing the […]

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Fair Trade Gifts Under $100

  I have very mixed feelings about Christmas, as I am sure that many do.  It is full of fun memories and anticipation, but it also makes me feel a bit anxious.  It is like the month where I feel that there are 100 more things added to my to do list and a layer […]

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Textile Alert: African Mud Cloth

I have been in this weird holding pattern with our living room design.  I am putting together our ideas into a story board and nothing is really sitting well with me.  I like something one day, and then the next I hate it.  I haven’t found that one thing that I just seem to love […]

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2015, You Rocked Me Steady….

  Last month I wrote a message to all of my IndieGoGo supporters highlighting all of the strides that Emilia Decor has made in this last year. I wanted to take a moment here to expand a little bit more on this list and talk not just about the accomplishments, but also the lessons learned. […]

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They’re Here……

Well, well, well.  It’s been a year in the making and I am so proud and happy to announce that my store is officially open!   For the past 12 months I been working with Threads of Peru on my own line of textiles.  I have ordered samples, created crayon drawings of textiles and even […]

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To all 98 of you!

Dear IndieGoGo Backers, Let’s get something straight here. I HATE asking for money. I don’t even think hate is the right word, I LOATH it. You know what’s even worse? I hate it when people ask me for money! I am the type of person that will shut the lights off and hide when I […]

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Design Collaboration Rocks!

Last month, I introduced my design partner, Threads of Peru.  It is such a story of collaboration that I get giddy talking about it.  Working with Threads of Peru has really been a dream come true for me. Literally.   My work with them is turning into exactly what I have been dreaming of for […]

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Threads of Peru

I am working with Threads of Peru on a series of blankets and throws that I will sell on my online store.  Threads of Peru is located in Cuzco, Peru and works with women led artisan co-ops in the rural communities of Cuzco. When this dream of mine started, I knew I wanted to work […]

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