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Cloches are Ringing Our Bells!

The much loved shape

November 20, 2014

When you hear the word cloche, what do you imagine? If you’re a fashionista, you’re picturing the iconic bell-shaped hat, like this Eric Javits “Lally” cloche at Bloomingdale’s. If you’re a gardener, you’re thinking of miniature greenhouses to protect young plants in your garden in the spring. And if you’re an interior design maven, you’re visualizing a pretty, clear glass table accessory with something beautiful underneath. Cloche is the word for bell in French, and it describes the much-loved shape of all those popular items. When I was at the High Point Market in North Carolina, a huge furnishings trade show, I spotted dozens of cloches in all sizes. Like so many classic …  Read more

Art Therapist Sarah Raskey Changes the Way We Look at Art

How Telling Your Truths Through Art Can Unlock Your Subconscious Mind

November 19, 2014
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by:
Lisa Payne

As children, each moment was the only moment we were in. Our innate sense of being mindfully present allowed us to hone into our minds like it was a McDonalds playground. Things like painting and drawing flourished our imaginations and brought our inner selves excitedly to the surface. As adults, we sometimes become clouded with life’s ever-growing stresses, and that openness and ability to eagerly delve into our subconscious tends to fade. But what hides in that subconscious mind and what a little creativity could do, could be the key to ever-lasting happiness in life. Whether you see a therapist, or maybe have known someone who has, you may not have heard …  Read more

Engage with Tennile Sunday, Your New Fave Wedding Photographer

My Engagement Photo Session

November 9, 2014
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by:
Erica Bethe Levin
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My fiancé and I always have fun. I mean, he is legitimately the funniest dude I have ever met. And as nervous as I was to get our engagement pictures taken (hello, cheesy Facebook albums that I would neverinamillionyears publish), we managed to have a seriously fun time. I credit Mr. Fiancé himself, but I also credit the one and only Tennile Sunday, our awesome photographer. There is nothing natural about posing for photos that are meant to convey love, humor, we’re-obsessed-with-each-other adoration, lust and cutesiness. But there is something wonderfully natural about having these photos forever and ever; a youthful couple in love, the excitement of upcoming nuptials in their …  Read more