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Ocean Sole – Recycled Flip Flop Sculptures

One of the places I always need to visit when on Oahu is Mu’umu’uHeaven in Kailua. While there I spotted this little arrangement of brightly colored happy animal sculptures and immediately had to have this little shark. It’s made by a company called Ocean Sole. Based in Kenya, Ocean Sole creates wonderful products from discarded flip flops. Every year, thousands of flip flops and other debris wash u
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Hawaii 2014 + Catalyst

Even though the end of August is quickly approaching, I’m trying to hold on to Summer as long as possible. So, how about a few moments of magical Hawaiian island splendor? If you’ve followed me for awhile, you’ll know I try to get over to Hawaii as often as possible. Despite that frequency, there’s always something new popping up and uncharted discoveries to be found. This last trip in particu
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Creating a Mood: Inside Out Magazine 8/14

Prior to picking the color or the elements placed inside, I think the most important thing when starting to decorate a room is to determine what type of mood you want to feel when you’re in the space. The August 2014 issue of Inside Out Magazine has some great ideas on ways to create six different moods. My favorites are below: Sunny & Upbeat: Pops of yellow, grounded with neutral wood and white give a war
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TGIF video break: Wrote a Song About You

artist: MNEK song: Wrote A Song About You
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Palm Party

Now that Summer is in full swing, I am so ready for some serious fun in the sun. No matter where you live, you can still relax under a palm tree or experience a little taste of the exotic! Just look at this awesome editorial in the June 2014 Elle Decor Italia, for inspiration on ways to not only add warmth through color, but also integrate a little “Palm” power into your home. By Studiopepe with photograp
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