9 Ways to Make Your Home Look and Feel More Luxurious

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We all like a little luxury in our lives and in our homes .You can get that a number of ways. From having high end living room furniture and luxury Italian homeware and by placing the high end gifts around your home to proper placement of those items, you can make your home look and feel more luxurious.

  1. Less is more. When it comes to home design, the more minimal your design is, the better. When a living room looks cluttered, it does not look and feel luxurious. If you have even high end gifts laying about, your space will look cluttered. Tame the clutter and you will will make the space look better and feel more luxurious.
  2. Repaint your home. Few things have more of an imp
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Support Military Families with Your Charitable Clothing Donations

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Would you like to provide support for military families? One of the organizations that provides assistance to veterans and their families is The Military Order of the Purple Heart.

If you’re not familiar with The Purple Heart, it is a United States military decoration awarded to members of the military that have been wounded or killed while serving. This prestigious award is given in the name of the President, and approximately 1.7 million Purple Hearts have been awarded to date.

When veterans return home, many of these individuals encounter difficulties with obtaining employment. In 2012, for example, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that for veterans between the ages of 18-to-24, there was a 20.4% unemployment

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Your Ultimate Guide to Buying Boots

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Deciding what shoes you should wear is important to how well you are going to be able to preserve not only your feet but your back and knees as well. The feet support your entire body so it’s important to have comfortable boots that will protect your feet as well as the rest of your body. Whether you are buying military combat boots or hiking boots, there are a few things that you should keep in mind as you are shopping. This list contains five things you need to look out for when buying boots.

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Before you even leave the house, you should do a little research and find out exactly what you nee

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Six Tips for Finding the Best Work Boots

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Are you shopping for high traction work boots? They say that much of the success of our society relies on the hard work of the blue collar workers — the mechanics, the construction workers, the police officers — the people who earn their living through the power of their strength and sweat. And much of the success of these men and women who our society depend on relies on wearing the right high traction work boots that protect their feet on the job and provide ergonomic support.


But how does one choose the right high traction work boots? There are several big manufacturers of high traction work boots, and each has a huge variety of high traction work boots to choose from. Finding the right

Knowing the Power of the Knitting Needle

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Creating something beautiful and useful from very basic materials is a skill that not everyone possesses. Sure, with enough patience, training, and diligence, anyone can rise to the occasion, but there are some people who simply have that innate quality that allows them to easily produce something, with an eye for what will really make it unique. Knitting is one activity that has steadily grown in popularity over the last few years especially, and the creations that have resulted are quite spectacular. And the benefits of investing your time into an activity like knitting go beyond just producing a piece of textile material.

Finding the right fine cotton yarn

Every person who takes up knitting, whether as a hobby or as part of a small business endeavor, has their own p

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Purveyors of Fine Italian Leather Furniture See Increased Interest From Young Adults

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Recent studies of homeowners across America revealed that the two pieces of furniture we are least likely to want to replace are our bedroom mattress and our living room sofa. We spend an average of 25 hours per week on our sofas: we watch television, hang out with family and friends, and simply relax after a long day at work. Studies show that 35% of households report that they frequently eat dinner in their living rooms. If your sofa or recliner is showing signs of age, the time to invest in some new living room furniture may have finally arrived. What kind of living room furniture would match your decor? Fine Italian sofas and other leather furniture could provide a stylish counterpoint to both formal and informal decorating schemes.
In general, the American furniture industry gen

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Why Should I Donate Clothes This Holiday Season?

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It’s that time again! The weather is getting colder, the holidays are rolling around and everyone is wondering what kinds of holiday cheer they can spread. If you’re looking for a way to save money while helping out your community at the same time, look no further than clothing donations pick up. Becoming more popular over the past few years, visiting charitable clothing donations has proven a highly effective way of supporting the environment and giving back to your neighborhood with little effort on your part. All you have to do is dig around in your closet for some gently used clothes you no longer wear and bag them up! Curious about how far it goes? Below are the top five benefits of donating clothing to charity.

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Men What’s in Your Closet?

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Whether you need to wear a suit and tie, or your job encourages business casual, you want to be comfortable and look your best. If most of your business is conducted on the phone or online via conference calls, your clients may not know what shoes you’re wearing, but you do.

Do you already have a closet full of designer leather shoes? If not, here are just a few that you want to add to your wardrobe:

    Alligator skin shoes
    Crocodile skin shoes
    Italian leather shoes
    Leather Oxford shoes
    Ostrich skin boots

You may also want to add a pair of mens monk strap shoes or a pair of designer lace up shoes. Include a luxury leather belt to

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Recovering the Romance of Writing

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Even in this age of tablets and smartphones, the mystique and romance of a well-executed copperplate can literally hold us spellbound. Most people don’t have many opportunities to write any more. When necessary, we may produce hasty scrawls that are difficult to decipher, and that we would be ashamed to show our grade school teachers. But we can recognize quality handwriting when we see it: there is something about scroll paper, vintage desk accessories and even a personal library stamp that speaks to the graciousness and charm of literacy.

Beauty and truth in handwriting
A flowing copperplate, written with writing quills, implies a great many

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Every Modern Man Should Own These 6 Dress Shoes In His Lifetime

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Leather dress shoes should be an essential part of every man’s wardrobe. Fine leather goods are always in style, and are extremely versatile.

Monk Strap

Monk strap leather shoes are extremely popular this season. For those who don’t stray too far from the traditional, monk strap shoes are unique without being too flashy. For those with nostalgic tastes. The metal buckle brings just a touch of pizzazz.

Chelsea Boots

These boots toe the line between casual and dress, so they can be worn with slacks or jeans. As boots are usually the natural choice for foul weather, they are ideal for the winter months and fall as well.

Because boots are made to be especially durable, they can stand up against rain, sleet, and snow — just be sure to waterproof them thoroughly.

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