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Tips to De-clutter Your Home and Make Your Decor Meaningful

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Tips to De-clutter Your Home and Make Your Decor Meaningful

It might seem counter-intuitive that as a retailer that sells home decor, I would want to help you get rid of things and de-clutter your life but I'm going to offer some tips to do just that today. Here's my reasoning why; Obviously, based on the type of nature inspired, global style decor I carry in the Valerie Tyler Collection, I think home should be a place of refuge that reflects the beauty of the Earth. Your outer environment and that which you surround yourself with can soothe your inner state of being.  A cluttered home is quite the opposite...

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How to Shop Online for Vintage Home Decor

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How to Shop Online for Vintage Home Decor
Here's a few tips to make shopping online for vintage home decor a breeze!

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Monochrome Home- Black and White Decor Inspiration

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DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting

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DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting

  When we bought out house while there were many things we loved about it, we unfortunately were not completely thrilled with the kitchen.  While the dining area was roomy and there were a few upgrades, it had old solid oak cabinets that cast a yellowy-orange look on everything.  For a long time we wanted to upgrade them but didn't want to put in a lot of expense.  We finally refinished and painted them ourselves and I don't know why we were afraid to for so long!  This was the BEFORE Here's what we did: Project Materials Trisodium Phosphate Heavy...

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Why to Buy Vintage (Also, why we sell it!)

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  Vintage items that  have stood the test of time show their quality. They can often be higher quality than modern reproductions. Buying pre-loved items is good for the environment.  It decreases the demand for new items and lessens the pressure to overuse resources. Giving new life to vintage items keeps them out of landfills.  Since mid-century, humans have more than tripled what we send to landfills. Let's cut that number down. Many vintage or antique items are unique or have a story to them.  They lend personality and character to your home. Here at the Valerie Tyler Collection I...

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