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Top 3 African Handicrafts That Will Shed Tears of Pride

There is a lot of talk about sustainability and ethical shopping these days, and for good reason. The way we consume affects not only the environment but also the people who make the products we buy. This is why supporting African artisans by shopping for handcrafted items is such a great idea. Not only are you getting a one-of-a-kind product, but you are also helping to preserve traditional craftsmanship. In this article, we will showcase five of the best African handcrafted products that will make you proud to be an ethical shopper! African Handcrafts 1. African Wall Baskets - The oldest known baskets were discovered in Faiyum in upper Egypt and have been carbon dated to between 10,000 and 12,000 years old,...

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African art is functional, it serves a purpose. It's not dormant. It's not a means to collect the largest cheering section. It should be healing, a source a joy. Spreading positive vibrations. - Mos Def The Senufo stool. The stool that floated down to earth from the heavens, as legend has it. We have written about this thought provoking unique stool design and  how the people in Alépé make it … but even more exciting in this day and age, is how these Senufo designs have become popular with decorators in the West for their elegance in structure and their beautiful elongated designs. Identified by the extraordinary skill used to carve it, with no breaks in form, this unique handcrafted piece is...

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Styling Tips for Creating a Functional Home Office

The heart of any home office is a comfortable chair. Half of your day will be you sitting in a chair, so it’s important to invest in a good one. This will make a notable difference in your work life. You’ll want to look for the right fit, the material options, and arm support too. While it’s excellent if you can find a stylish one, it’s no necessary because the functionality is far more important.

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How to Make a Department Store Living Room of Your Dreams

Department stores are an excellent place to go window shopping, browse, and get new ideas on how to style your home. It’s always so inspiring to see every corner of the store displaying beautiful pieces and style them to blend into their little store vignettes. While it may feel like it’s impossible to bring that department store look, it can work if your home is decorated the right way! No need for interior designers. These tips will help you get the magical and alluring look of a beautifully styled department store living room right to bring to your home.

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