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De-clutter With Wendy’s Leather Dragon Book

A child’s stories and musings should never be forgotten, but it’s often hard to manage and store years of your child’s work without having it just sit in the basement. Nobody is going to see it or appreciate it there.

Wendy Ellertson’s Leather Dragon Book gives you an opportunity to not just keep your child’s stories, but show them off. Let’s be honest, who isn’t going to want to look inside a leather book shaped like a dragon? Even non-mythical stories can find a fitting home within the pages. It’s just that cool.

Still with us? I thought so. See our captivating interview with Wendy, where we discuss her leather dragon books in more detail, below: (more…)

De-clutter without De-valuing

Are you emotionally paralyzed too?

If you’re like most of us, you wish you could de-clutter your home but you don’t have the heart to do it. Clutter stresses you out but the idea of parting with your stuff is simply unbearable. It’s a vicious cycle that just gets trickier when you’re living with a clutter lover.

A new study suggests we’re all in the same boat: We want to reduce clutter but are emotionally paralyzed when it comes to saying goodbye to it. We’re either too attached or believe our stuff is actually worth something.

So how do we get out of this rut? Here’s how I did it:

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Yard Art Can Be Cool, Too

Everyone knows the adjective that’s supposed to precede yard art. In fact it looks a little odd seeing “yard art” right there without it. We all know the word, so say it with me: Tacky. The term has become so tightly bound to yard art that it’s beginning to bring down the art as a whole. Well we say no more, here is proof that yard art can in fact be cool, too. (more…)