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http://www.sohaliving.com The beach is where it's at, so why aren't you there? Above: At The Beach Sign. $28 Made entirely of recycled wood. Size: 16" x 7"
Its oh so very easy to get swept up in accessory shopping and when there are sales, watch out! Sales shopping is like sailing the open seas it's exhilarating, liberating, and soaked in danger. Even the most seasoned shopper can get wrecked over a sale. Trapped on a shopping reef unable to stop the relentless flow (14 comments)
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year...no, it's not Christmas it's Clearance! - 02/25/09 06:13 PM
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year...no, it's not Christmas it's Clearance as in Pier One Imports Winter Clearance Sale! With visions of plum colored wine goblets and imported cane furniture dancing in my head it's time to head to Pier One for their winter clearance sale. If you're a Home Stager or Designer now is the time to find great bargains on those must have accessories. Here is a collection of interesting artifacts from Pier One Imports for under $12.
This Coconut Bark Bowl makes one howl of a statement as a table centerpiece. sale price $11.18Orig.tag $15
ccesory Alchemy and the Magic of Staging. The power of accessories is in your hands. Professional stagers carry many secrets in their stagers bag of magic tricks and nothing is quite as powerful as their inventory of accessories. To layman they are merely household items but in the hands of a talented stager they can transform the mundane into magic, transforming your property for sale into gold. How is this magic done you ask? Well, it takes an eye for detail, color, composition and a few tons of fairy dust (just kidding on the latter). None the less, the 'artistic eye' (21 comments)
Tropical Curb Appeal: Choose Colorful Crotons! - 02/13/09 02:28 PM
Tropical Curb Appeal: Choose Colorful Crotons! One of my favorite tropical plants that packs a serious color punch are Crotons. Adding these bright plants to your yard or interior space can create a dramatic eye catching effect that will turn buyers heads.
Crotons or Codiaeum variegatum are native to the Pacific Islands and are prodigiously grown through out Polynesia. Very popular in Kama'aina gardens here in Hawaii, Crotons have only recently (last 20 years or so) found their way into interior spaces as potted plants. Crotons grow to heights of 5' to 6' and are stocky colorful shrubs. The firm (22 comments)
Kung Hee Fat Choy! part III. China Town's Renaissance. Part I - Part II
In the last installment of my 3 part Blog series celebrating Chinese New Year in Hawaii we observe the revitalization of China Town in recent times and the many interesting places to see and visit.
Pictured Above- The Wo Fat building, a former Hotel on Honolulu's infamous Hotel Street, has become the iconic symbol of China Town today - New Year revelers pack the streets in Honolulu's Historic China Town neighborhood. It was not too long ago in recent history (2 comments)
About 1/3 of Hawaii's population can trace some Chinese heritage in their family tree and about 4% of the population is 1st generation Chinese. The first Chinese arrived in Hawaii from Guangdong province in 1778 while traveling with Captain Cook. and By 1790, a handful of them were on the island of Oahu, living as vassals to Kamemhameha I. (6 comments)
Kung Hee Fat Choy! Happy Chinese New Year-Hawaiian Style! part I. Celebrating the Chinese influence on Hawaiian culture! There are few places in the world that have embraced the Chinese Culture quite like Hawaii. In this three part blog series I will cover how the Chinese have become an integral part of Hawaii's history and culture and the many contributions Chinese Hawaiians have made to our island paradise. Kung Hee Fat Choy or Chinese New Year is an eagerly anticipated event here in Hawaii and is marked by a number of activities centered in the China Town area of Honolulu. One such event (3 comments)
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