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Use neutral color to unify mismatched furniture

Got a bunch of hand-me-down and thrifted furniture? One key to creating a unified look with furniture from varying design periods is to stick with a neutral color base on larger objects like dressers or bed frames. This allows you...

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Rustic Bedroom Bedding

by Colson Morgan Few interior design styles are as time-tested and flexible—not to mention dependably trendy—as rustic and farmhouse style. They are a loose and often overlapping family of design aesthetics. Farmhouse and rustic styles offer broad templates and key...

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What’s the difference between an alpaca and a llama?

    What’s the difference between an alpaca and a llama? Great question, and it’s one we hear a lot as we sell our beautiful products made from alpaca fleece.  Benoit’s quick answer is, “It’s like the difference between someone...

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Giving Blankets as Gifts – Honoring Native Traditions

In North American native cultures, blankets are traditionally given to mark important events or life passages. While the practice has changed over the years, several Native American customers have purchased Los Andes Shop blankets for just this purpose! Our blankets...

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Southwestern style in decor

Our native print blankets work great in Southwestern style decor. What are key elements of Southwestern decor style?  Warm colors that reflect the sky and earth, such as terracotta and turquoise, although modern Southwestern decor often prefers the more subdued...

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Textile creation in Ecuador

Our handicrafts are not only beautiful and unusual, but they also tell a story of success for the people of Otavalo. (Debbie cannot resist explaining this because, after all, she has a degree in Latin American History. 🙂 ) The...

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