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Local Designer Michelle Nussbaumer Furnishes Goop Pop-Up Shop

When Michelle Nussbaumer, owner of Ceylon et Cie, was asked to furnish the Goop pop-up shop in Highland Park Village, her answer was a no-brainer. “Of course I was a fan, especially of her cookbooks,” the Dallas-based designer says. “It was so flattering that they asked me, because I had no idea anybody in L.A. knew who I was!”

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Splurge/Save/Steal: Multi-Bulb Fixtures

One of the fastest ways to make a room look more modern is to update the light fixture. Replacing a sad old ceiling fan or a tired wrought-iron chandelier with a bold, eye-catching pendant adds instant style and lights up a room (literally and figuratively). If you, like us, love the sleek look of multi-armed, bare-bulbed fixtures, here are three options at varying price points you can bring home now.

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So long, PegasusAblon. Hello there, Dunhill.

Jennifer Smart over at dallasdesigndistrict.com has a post entitled “A Bittersweet Farewell to the Design District.” The time has come for Dunhill Partners to “realize their own vision” for the Dallas Design District. Here’s what we would like to see: corny dogs, a puppy store (full of rescues!), and a place where you can buy unlimited Beyonce everything. I guess what I’m saying is, give us a call if you need us, Dunhill Partners.

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5 Local Etsy Stores to Shop for Printed Art

A quick search on Etsy for local home decor items pulls up more than 6,500 options—pretty intimidating. Instead of weeding through the good, the bad, and the downright strange while looking for that perfect piece of art to hang over your couch, let us help. We’ve selected our five favorite shops where you can find all sorts of printed materials for your house.

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4 Places to Purchase Bookshelf Baubles

Just because it’s called a “bookshelf” doesn’t mean that this space can only house books. Our shelves at home are filled with knickknacks, baubles, family photos, and the occasional succulent. Here’s a list of where you can find all sorts of cool things to fill yours. Blue Print. Hello, Partners Card! Stop by this week for 20% off everything […]

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Bell’Invito Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Research

For Heather Wiese-Alexander every month is breast cancer awareness month. At the age of 36 she had a close call with “the c-word,” and it’s changed her perspective on things. Now, she wants to raise now only awareness, but also funds for the disease that her mother battled. That’s where her new line of stationery, named “Feel,” comes in.

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Anteks Curated Has Opened Shop

There’s a new rustic home furnishings store in town. No—they aren’t trying to oust the top dog, Anteks—instead, this new store is a part of the empire. Meet Anteks Curated, a home accessories, furniture, and gift shop in the Plaza at Preston Center.

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How to Buy: Mattresses That Will Make You Melt

Ah, mattress shopping. Nothing makes me more uncomfortable than laying fully clothed on a bare mattress while a hovering sales clerk asks, “how does that feel?” My answer usually includes some obscure guesstimate of “too firm” or “too soft.” Well, I say enough with the Goldilocks conundrum. We asked John Shaw, director of the Sleep Studio at Cantoni, for some advice on what to look for when mattress shopping. Here are some tips to help you find the one that’s “just right”:

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