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Saturday Say It: Coco Chanel Knows More Than How to Quilt

Quote By Coco Chanel

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” —Coco Chanel

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Just In: All the Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales

Black Friday Cyber Monday Online Sales 2015

It’s time to get serious about shopping, whether you want (need!) new boots, sweaters, and jewelry for yourself, basics for the kids, presents for your husband, or a new sofa for the house. Shop the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales by clicking the links below. It’s all laid out for you right here.


30% off select clothing & accessories on Black Friday

Ann Taylor
50% off everything on Black Friday

25% off everything on Black Friday
25% off sale prices + free shipping on Cyber Monday

20% off entire purchase (restrictions apply)

Banana Republic
Half off sweaters + 40% off the rest (restrictions apply)

Up to 50% off select items + $25 for ever $200 + more

Up to 80% off on Black Friday

30% off everything + free delivery & returns

Cole Haan
30% off + free shipping on Black Friday
40% off sitewide + free shipping on Cyber Monday

25% off sitewide on Cyber Monday
Code: CYBER25

Up to 50% off plus extra 10% off sale prices
Code: bf15

50-35% off everything on Cyber Monday  (restrictions apply)

GAP Factory
50-70% off everything on Black Friday  (restrictions apply)

50% off entire site + free shipping

30% off everything + 40% off select items
50% off + additional discount + free shipping on Cyber Monday

25% off + free shipping & returns

La Garçonne
Up to 70% off sale items on Black Friday
15% off non-sale items (exclusions apply) on Cyber Monday

Land’s End
50% off all outerwear, boots, winter accessories + 40% off everything else on Black Friday

40% off everything except Lou & Grey new arrivals on Black Friday
Code: BF40

Extra 20% off sale items + free shipping & returns
Code: BFRS20

Lulu Frost
25% off on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

25% off entire purchase
Code: Calmdown

Matches Fashion
Up to 50% off items from luxury labels

Up to 40% off select items on Black Friday
25% off everything on Cyber Monday.

Neiman Marcus
20% off sale items for up to 50% off on Black Friday
$50 off regular price items for $200+ on Black Friday

Extra 25% off clearance items

Up to 50% off select items + free shipping & returns on Black Friday
Up to 50% off top brands + free shipping & returns on Cyber Monday

Old Navy
40 – 60% off everything on Black Friday

Petit Bateau
50% off sale items

Rag & Bone
25% off sitewide + 2-day shipping on Black Friday
Extra 25% off sale times on Cyber Monday
Code: CYBER!

Rebecca Minkoff
25% off all orders + free shipping + 70% off selected  styles on Black Friday
25% off all orders + Essie nail polish + free shipping on Cyber Monday

Up to 80% off + 20% off sale items on cyber Monday
50% off final sale items on Dec 1.
Code: CYBER50

Saks Fifth Avenue
Up to 60% off select styles on Black Friday

Scoop NYC
25% off stewed + free shipping on Black Friday

Spend $250+ save 15 / Spend $500 save 20% / Spend $1,000+ save 25%
Code: GOBIG15

50% off sitewide
Up to 80% off favorite designers on Cyber Monday

Victoria’s Secret
Buy 1 bra get 1 at 50% off

25% off on Cyber Monday
Code: WRAPUP25

Extra 20% off + free shipping on Cyber Monday


AHA Life
15% off sitewide

25% off everything on Black Friday
25% off sale prices + free shipping on Cyber Monday

20% off black frames
Code: BLACK20

20% off everything

Jonathan Adler
20% off everything through Monday

Land of Nod
20% off + free shipping

Up to 70% off on lighting, furniture & gifts from 90+ brands.

20% off $150+ holiday cards & gifts (15% off no minimum) on Black Friday
Code: BF205

Waiting on Martha
20% of everything except fine art

West Elm
10% off with $100+ / 15% off with $250+ / 20% off with $500+ / 25% off with $1000+ on Black Friday

Up to 20% off 20 modern lighting brands

Up to 20% off modern nursery furnishings

20% of everything
Code: SAVE20

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Get the Look: 38 Decorative Wall Hooks

We never seem to have enough hooks, whether it’s in the closet, on the back of the bathroom door, or in the kitchen, I’ve been meaning to add to by my desk for my tote bag too, instead of always draping it on the back of my chair. WIth the holidays upon us, not to mention what’s sure to be a snowy winter,  adding hooks to inside the closet, by the door in the entry, and pretty much all over the mudroom is always a good idea.

Here are 38 mostly modern decorative wall hooks from StyleCarrot partners and other shops, many fun, all functional.




S H O P P I N G 

1 Forged heart hook at House of Antique Hardware

2 Octopus hook at Wayfair

3 Minerva hook at Anthropologie.

4 Aquatic Life Starfish hook at Anthropologie

5 Mediterraneo wall hook by  Alessi at AllModern.

6 Cleaved Totem hook at Anthropologie

7 Rustic hook by Monroe Trades at West Elm.

8 Curve Hook by Normann Copenhagen at Gretel Home.

9 Wishful Thinking wall hook at Lulu & Georgia

10 Whale Tail wall hook at AllModern

11 Branch hook at Target

12 Birch coat hook by UrbanCase at 2modern.

13 Cisco Fox Wood wall hook at Target

14 Rope & Metal hook at West Elm.  

15 Hook by Line Depping + Wrong by Hay at A+R

16 Driftwood Wall Hook by Kiel Mead for Areaware at Horne

17 Arrow hook by Design House Stockholm at Nova68

18 Beslagsboden rounded coat hook by Smedbo at AllModern

19 Streamline hook at Anthropologie

20 Wook wall hook by Blu Dot at 2modern

21 Peace Hand wall hook at AHA Life.

22 Wall Cleat by Wrk-shop at A+R

23 Talking Heads hooks by ENO Studio+Sebastian Bergne at A+R.

24 Stropp copper & leather coat hook at Dwell Store

25 Spire gold metal wall hook by Finell at Lumens

26 Coatrack Dot hooks by Muuto at DWR

27 DUO wall hook by Blomus at 2modern

28 Dipped gold wall hook at H&M

29 Ready hook with mirror by Normann Copenhagen at Dwell Store

30 Slivered marble hook at Anthropologie

31 Leaning edge aluminum wall hook at CB2

32 Arrow wall hook at CB2.

22 Crew single wall hook at Room & Board.

34 Brass & Marble Loop hook at LaSelva Design Studio

35 Tulip hook by Arblu at YLiving.  

36 Breyman copper wall hook at Schoolhouse Electric

37 Birdie wall hook by Umbra at The Container Store

38 Glass knobs by Tom Dixon at YLiving

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ARTmonday: Jealously Curated in Kendall Square

If you like my ARTmonday posts you are likely a huge fan of the Jealous Curator blog by Danielle Krysa

Now a collection of work by East Coast artists who have all been featured on  The Jealous Curator Cambridge are participating in Jealously Curated, an exhibition at Voltage Coffee & Art in Kendall Square. The show starts today, November 23, 2015 and runs through January 22, 2016.

Here is a sampling of work by nine artists taking part in the East Coast edition of Jealously Curated.

Portrait By Anna Jensen Jealous Curator

Anna Jensen, I Feel Too Much Thy Blessing, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
Anna Jensen describes her paintings as psychological landscapes that combine references to art history, pop culture,, natural science, and personal chronicles.


Airco Caravan, Possession of a Deadly Weapon, 2012
Oil on canvas
Airco Caravano lives and works in Amsterdam and New York. This painting is part of a series called “Crime Scene” and depicts a room at the Delaware Riverview Motel where an employee discovered a murder victim.

Floral Anatomy By JennY Brown Jealous Curator

Jenny Brown, Heavenly Organ
Ink, pen, and found collage on paper
Boston-born artist Jenny Brown earned an M.F.A. at the School of Visual Arts in New York and is currently based in Providence, Rhode Island.

Bicycle Painting By Taliah Tempert Jealous Curator

Taliah Lempert
Brooklyn-based artist Taliah Lempert studied at the New York Academy of Art and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Lempert combines her two passions: painting and cycling.

Contemporary Abstract By Zin Helena Song Jealous Curator

Zin Helena Song, Flat Polygon #2, 2015
Mixed media on wood
Korean-born, New York-based artist Zin Helena Song paints sharp-edged abstract wooden sculptures.

Divers Poolside By Jessica Brilli Jealous Curator

Jessica Brilli, False Start
Quincy, Massachusetts-based artist Jessica Brilli is  inspired by slides found at yard sales and in basements in New York and Massachusetts. She scours flea markets and antique shops for everyday objects.

Floral Lawn Chairs By Leah Giberson Jealous Curator

Leah GibersonFloral Pair, 2013
Acrylic over archival pigment print on panel

Leah Giberson was raised by artists deep in the woods of New Hampshire, but tends to depict scenes from suburbia.  She earned a B.F.A. in painting from Massachusetts College of Art in 1997 and has lived in Boston ever since.

Wood Pile By Jeremy Miranda Jealous Curator

Jeremy Miranda
Jeremy Miranda, who was born in Newport, Rhode Island and earned a B.F.A. from the Massachusetts College of Art, paints out of his studio on the coast of New Hampshire.

Portrait By Erin Fitzpatrick Jealous Curator

Erin Fitzpatrick, Sarah, 2013
Oil on birch panel
Baltimore native and graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art,Erin Fitzpatrick, began her current series of portraits in 2008.

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Sunday Bouquet: Gourds on a Shelf

Using Gourds To Style Your Mantlepiece In Fall

Photo by Marni Elyse Katz / StyleCarrot

Thanksgiving mantle styling with gourds and succulent.
Painting of Isadora Duncan by Abraham Walkowitz.
Bronze sculpture of mother and child by Chaim Gross.

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