Monthly Archives: February 2015

Local Art: Lee Heekin Opening

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I’m so excited to see featured artist Lee Heekin is making her Boulder gallery debut! Come by madelife Friday March 6th for the opening reception.  

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Oscar’s Worst

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  You may want to sit down and take a deep breath before proceeding… Because I’m doing it. I’m actually citing Halle Berry’s beloved and iconic Oscar dress as one of my all-time worst. Like my choice for Best Dressed, context plays a huge part in how and why these dresses hit or miss.  … [Cont.]

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Oscar’s Best

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In celebration of tonight’s Academy Awards (aka Fashion’s Biggest Night), I’ll be posting my picks for best and worst; but they’re not the choices most of you would make. Rather than Julia’s Valentino and Bjork’s infamous ‘Swan Dress’ (which pops up first under a Google search of her name, a testament to its iconic bad-ness*), mine… [Cont.]

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Room & A View

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Every interior project requires addressing the window issue, which sounds like this: ‘Yo! What are we going to do with the windows?’ It’s very technical. All joking aside, window decor can be a major budget breaker so the decisions made around it really matters. Many interior designers make bold, beautiful window panels (aka curtains) a… [Cont.]

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Now that Art Month is over, we can catch up on important matters of style; in this case, Boulder’s best new boutique. Voss Art & Home. Located on East Pearl (#1537), Voss fills a crucial niche for those who love high home style but can’t find it in Boulder. Everything here is beautiful, interesting, has presence and will… [Cont.]

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Nail It!

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If you’ve lived in Boulder for a while, you’ll remember when East Pearl housed one less shop dedicated to Burning Man and instead, we had the super sassy, independently owned kick-ass lingerie store, The T*Bar. And while it wasn’t able to sustain the recession, after hibernating for a few years under which time owner Deb… [Cont.]

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Why Art Matters

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As the closing post of this month’s focus on ART, I figured it was important to address why art is such an important part of your home’s design and style. Here is the quick rundown: 1. As you’ll find in fashion, an outfit is incomplete without jewelry and/or accessories. Your home is the same; while the focus and… [Cont.]

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