Monthly Archives: November 2013

You Say You Want A Revolution?

If you're like us, you're rich with home decor wish lists. You've pinned, ideabooked, Facebooked, bookmarked; you've -ed until you're so overloaded with inspiration that you're a walking home decor TED Talk. 

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With Gratitude

Can you sense it? It’s the calm just before the storm of holiday chaos. While we are simultaneously prepping for Black Friday (and more importantly, Cyber Monday), Thanksgivukkah, Christmas (and is that the New Year peeping around the corner?), we wanted to take a moment to celebrate the beauty of Thanksgiving.

In addition to the beauty behind the meaning of Thanksgiving, we can’t help but mention the magnificence of the beautifully adorned Thanksgiving table.

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

So, yes, the title of this post may be driven in part by our love for Bacon (Kevin AND the delectable cured pig meat). But it is not unrelated to today’s topic, where we will reveal multiple ensembles that all lead back to the same inspirational image.

But before we go there, a couple of refreshers about the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. Were you aware that the game has been attributed to three college students of the era, who came up with it after watching a double feature of Footloose followed by The Air Up There

All the Rage: Color Therapy

Maybe you've seen the brilliant Jeff Lewis work his magic on Bravo's Flipping Out or Interior Therapy. The latter showcas

Nothing Comes Between These Rooms and Their Calvins

Of course, we at bluGloss (like you) aren’t old enough to have this image mentally filed away. But you can read about this scandalous ad here, or ask your (also very youthful) parents.

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In The Buff

We don’t know what you’re expecting from this headline, but let us clarify that we’re talking about color today (or is it the lack thereof?).

Neutrals have never been all the rage. When was the last time you heard someone other than a tortured model-home painter say, “My favorite color is beige”? While neutrals may not be the coolest kids on the block, they are solid performers. Buff, taupe, tan, biscuit, camel, oatmeal, sand, biscuit . . . what other palette is as versatile? Read on for examples of neutrals strutting their stuff.

Making Space . . . Out of Nothing At All

Does the Air Supply run a little a low in your space? Are you All Out of Love for your cramped home? We have good news for you: it’s possible to Keep the Love Alive. With the right home décor, it’ll be Young Love All Over Again.

You've heard it before - beauty comes in all sizes, shapes and color. Some of our favorite spaces (and people) are diminutive. (No, really.) The key is decorating a small space so that it feels comfortable and not cramped. Here are a few tricks we’ve learned over the years…