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Design Inspiration September 23, 2014

Fall Color Forecast

fall 2014 color trends

All it takes is a quick glance out a window or a casual flip through a catalog to see the beautiful fall colors. Reds, oranges and browns surround us this time of year, and while these traditional hues are great, there’s so much more to creating a stunning fall color palette.

In honor of the first day of fall, we’re giving you a few more color options to add to your home décor this season. No need to thank us. (But if you’re in the area, a warm pumpkin spice latte would do the trick!).

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Design Inspiration September 17, 2014
home workspaces we love

5 inspired workspace ideas from our favorite bloggers

Recently, we asked what your ideal workspace says about you. (And hopefully you used our infographic to find out!) Whether you’re a WorkhorseJack (or Jill) of All Trades or even a Comfort King (or Queen), there are a million different ways to make your workspace efficient, productive and, most important, uniquely you.
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Design Inspiration September 08, 2014
how to style retro furniture finds

3 R's of incorporating vintage décor

I guess you could say I’m a collector. At one time, I had hundreds of antique radios from the 1940s and 1950s. (Not to worry. I’ve since given a few up, thanks to my wife’s persistence).
 
The vintage designs, intricate detail and slight variances in each radio were amazing to me. Really, the same goes for anything “old.” Lamps, radios, dressers — the best part of the old items, whether it’s a family heirloom or a garage sale steal, are the stories behind the pieces.
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Design Inspiration September 02, 2014
How to: bring outdoor décor indoors

7 ways to (literally) bring the outdoors in

Now that the calendar says September, it’s officially time to swap the swimsuits for the sweaters, break out the boots and fill the house with those to-die-for fall-scented candles. Even if the weatherman doesn’t agree, it’s finally fall (at least in my book!).
 
But if you’re not ready to say goodbye to summer just quite yet, don’t fret. You can bring a bit of the outdoors in with you! It’ll be autumn, er, awesome. 
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Random Goodness August 30, 2014
Sauder summer interns

5 memories from the Sauder summer interns

Before sending our fab summer interns on their way for their final semesters at school, we asked them what they’d miss most about their days here at Sauder.

We knew they’d learned some valuable life lessons throughout the summer, but we never would have guessed these were the memories they’d carry with them from their summer internship.

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