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Dwell with Dignity Announces Fall Thrift Studio Designers

The countdown is on: we have a little more than a month until Dwell with Dignity‘s Thrift Studio opens for Fall 2014. For those of you not in-the-know, Thrift Studio is a “thrift store unlike any other thrift store,” where local designers team up with non-profit Dwell with Dignity to create beautiful vignettes that are for sale. All proceeds benefit the non-profit, and help provide both beautiful and functional housing for local homeless families.

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A Sneak Peek of Pirch

Yesterday was the media preview of Pirch, the new home plumbing and appliance store opening to the public this Saturday at NorthPark Center, and a few lucky D Home staffers were able to get a sneak peek of the space. The California-based company has made their Texas debut in a big, beautiful way, with a store that’s high on style and low on pressure, with an emphasis on experience. They carry the best brands in fridges, faucets, stoves, showers, and more, and they partner with more than 50 brands of cabinetry-, countertop-, and tile-makers to make it a one-stop kitchen, bath, and outdoor wonderland.

So what should you know before you visit?

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BoConcept is Moving to the Knox/Henderson Area

Contemporary furniture shop BoConcept is leaving their Design District digs behind to join some of our favorite McKinney Ave shops (think Nest, Jonathan Adler, and Design within Reach). This move is good news for all of you out there looking to score some deals: they are having a huge sale. Seriously, this is big. Floor models are up […]

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iSpy: Colorful Tabletop Accessories from GAIA

As product of Generation Y, internet shopping is one of my weaknesses. That’s why I love my iPhone—I can shop from the comfort of my bed, spotting fabulous interior design finds on Facebook, Instagram, and beyond. Here’s my most recent find, colorful tabletop accessories from GAIA

Dining al fresco this weekend? You need some new napkins. Having a fancy dinner party soon? No table is complete without napkin rings. Luckily, GAIA has all your tabletop needs covered—even better, you know your money is going toward a good cause.

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West Elm is Looking for Local Artists & Designers

Earlier this year we shared with you West Elm’s newest project: West Elm LOCAL, a new mini-shop where Texas artists have the chance to display their art within the one-stop-shop furnishing store. Well, now it’s your turn to try out for one of the coveted positions.

Portfolio reviews are taking place at the Mockingbird Station West Elm shop—you must have an appointment, so call the store to schedule your spot. You’ll meet with a member of the West Elm team, who will chat with you about your body of work, and provide valuable feedback on it. If you’re one of the lucky chosen ones, you could win a spot within the LOCAL shop, and one lucky winner will win a $25,000 small business grant. Yes, you read that right, $25,000.

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5 Local Shops Where You’ll Learn a New Skill

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but it’s time for you to prove them (whoever “they” are) wrong. These 5 local shops have a busy schedule of classes for you to take—everything from sewing and letterpress to cooking and floral arranging—and show off the impressive products on Instagram.

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