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Chic Bedding Layers

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If you look at your bedroom and think it needs something to add more color, pattern, or texture, you should consider adding bedding layers. You don't necessarily need to scrap your existing duvet, comforter, or quilt bedding, instead add coordinating layers. Take a cue from interior designers, who use the technique of layered looks to create visual interest that "completes" a room.You may have chosen a complete designer bedding set already pre-assorted by the manufacturer. These coordinated looks usually include a comforter or quilt, coordinating pillow shams, and perhaps a bedskirt. But don't stop there. Add an additional quilt, comforter,...

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Social Networks and Shopping - A Match Made in Heaven!

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Shop SKY IRIS on Pinterest and WaneloDid you know that Pinterest now offers direct shopping? Buyable pins are now available for your favorite products and brands, including SKY IRIS. Easy and secure shopping straight from your saved boards. Shop directly from your mobile device with your IPhone and IPad and soon available for Android. Look for the pins with a blue buy button.Follow SKY IRIS boards and inspiration on Pinterest. Do you use Wanelo (‘“wah-nee-loh,” from Want, Need, Love’)? Another great social network site highlighting thousands of great brands and products. Not only does Wanelo feature unique products, you’re able...

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Musings about Decorative Throw Pillows

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At SKY IRIS, decorative throw pillows hold a special place in our hearts. Accent pillows are like little bundles of joy scattered throughout your home. We love textures, patterns, appliques, embroidery, trim, fringe, long baguettes to big squares. Velvet, cotton, jacquard, leather, faux fur, linen, silk, satin, wool - yes, please! With that said, we get rather excited when a customer would like help in decorating with pillows for a particular room space. Our design philosophy is go for glory with accent throw pillows and make a statement. We love unique and fabulous throw pillow designs. Don't be afraid to mix...

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Rug Care Tips

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Rug Care & Maintenance - courtesy of Jaipur Rugs (for more information visit Jaipur Rugs website) Provided the proper care and maintenance is employed, area rugs can offer many years of beauty and enjoyment. If they are not properly cleaned and protected, their natural sheen gradually degrades and their beauty can begin to fade. Their durability cannot be prolonged unless certain required steps are followed towards their maintenance. A step-by-step guide to protecting & preserving your area rug: Though with an exceptional quality, but your carpet may look "ugly" long before it "wears" out. Make sure it doesn't, which can...

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