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Parade of Modern Alarm Clocks

I have this ancient alarm clock in my bedroom.  I have had it so long that I can't even tell you exactly when I got it.  I just remember getting it for Christmas when I was a kid.  I've probably owned it at least 15 years.  Sad....I know!


She's a looker right???!!  I think it's about time I got a new one! I started looking online & found a lot of really cool modern clocks.  Not all of them would go with my bedroom but I included them for variety:


top to bottom, left to right: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9
Do you have a modern alarm clock you love??

Other Parade Of...Posts you might enjoy are:
Outdoor Pillows Decorative Trays

Design Tips: How To Choose The Right Size For An Area Rug

Thinking about incorporating a rug into a space in your home? 
 Excellent! 
Rugs help anchor the furniture & add color, personality, and warmth to a space.

If you need help determining the correct size for an area rug consider these guidelines:
First off, know the standard sizes of rugs before you go shopping.  Common sizes are 3x5, 4x6, 5x8, 6x9, 8x10, 10x12.  Also, it is helpful to have paint & fabric swatches with you as you shop for a rug.

{DINING ROOM}

*  Rug should extend 2 ft. beyond dining chairs.  No legs of the chair should be off the rug when pulled out.
*  Try to leave at least 18" of bare floor around the perimeter of the rug for the room to feel better proportioned.
* If your table is rectangle go with a rectangle rug; if your table is square go with a square or round rug; if your table is round go with a round rug or a square rug.
*  Consider if you really want a rug under your dining table.  Sometimes it's nice to not worry about food stains or difficulty …

You Need To Know About Novica!

Recently, I was introduced to NOVICA.  You need to check it out! I like to  keep a 'go-to' list of different websites to visit when searching for the perfect home decor item or gift for someone. NOVICA is a great resource to find unique hand-crafted items from all over the world. NOVICA is now a favorite on my 'go-to' list.  I got lost exploring all the unique items on this website!
NOVICA has so many home decor items: picture frames, mirrors, rugs, sculpture, trays, boxes, wall hangings, vases, lamps, etc, etc....the list goes on and on!
Here are just a few of the MANY home decor items I loved: -top to bottom, left to right- 123456789
NOVICA does not stop at home decor though! They sell clothing for men and women, accessories, handbags, totes, travel bags, etc, etc...
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NOVICA was kind enough to give me a gift card to pick something out from their website & then share with you  all my experience! 
I picked out the Lotus Blossom Fra…

Fresh Home for a Fresh Year!

To see last year's list click here.