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Art & Design, Interiors, Pattern & Texture

Rover Announces – Travel Inspired Home Decor by SmithHönig

April 3, 2017 • By

I’ve been so busy starting our new SmithHönig home decor line that I forgot to blog!

Yep, I’m the travel blogger without a post…But I’m not sad! In fact, I’m celebrating!

Here’s why.

I’ve been making lots of new art – based on lots of new travel – and this past January, Kellie Smith of Design Asylum Blog and I launched our new home decor line – AND our new company!

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Art & Design, Interiors

8 Ways to Decorate with Vintage Luggage

July 24, 2015 • By

They don’t make suitcases like they used to…the older ones have character and patina, and you can still find affordable vintage suitcases at thrift stores and in antique shops for reasonable prices. Most vintage luggage has traveled far and wide; their once vibrant colors have faded and their leather has worn to a subtle softness – and what we use now is lighter and much more convenient for actual travel.

Fortunately, there is no shortage of alternative uses for vintage luggage. Here is my round-up of 8 Ways to Decorate with Vintage Luggage.

What to do with old suitcases? Here are 8 ways to decorate with vintage luggage via Rover at Home!

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Art & Design, Characters, City, Interiors, Pattern & Texture

Modern Moorish Style with Villa Maroc’s Deganit Cohen

June 19, 2015 • By

The shop’s colorful facade got my attention as we drove past, and despite a tight schedule I managed to persuade my husband to turn the car around, drop me across the street and set up a meeting time for later in the day.  It was the right thing to do!

Villa Maroc is bright, colorful and filled with layer upon layer of visual goodness.  I needed to slow down to take it all in.  A charming lady (who I later discovered was the owner’s mother) let me know that céramiques were discounted 20%.  Everything – on the floors, the walls, the chairs, the tables, in baskets and boxes and bowls – clamored for my attention.

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The feeling was warm and evocative of the past – but perfectly modern at the same time.  READ MORE