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Twinkly Strings 400 LED multi-color lights review

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REVIEW – It’s that time of year where we risk life and limb to decorate for the holidays.  For many of us, that involves lights and the requisite swearing that comes from burned-out strings.  LED lights have definitely reduced that, but they’re still just lights, right?  Twinkly says “NO”!  Lights can be more! What is […]

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Observe an eclipse every day in your own home with the Eclipse Fixed Sconce

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NEWS – I like uniquely designed home furnishings as well as sciencey stuff. The Eclipse Fixed Sconce is both – a unique sconce that looks like an eclipse! This beautiful sconce by Philippe Malouin is made of brass, aluminum, and glass and comes in black chrome, chrome, and polished brass colors. It has a non-dimmable

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Make an interesting collage of photos instantly for your wall using the Modular Magnet Frame System

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NEWS – I see photos of expertly decorated walls using a collage of photos and would love to recreate such designs on my wall but I’m not sure how to go about it. Who’s with me? Well, the Modular Magnetic Frame System by Magnaframe is here to help us out albeit with tiny special sized frames.

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Star Wars Christmas – the saga continues…

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NEWS – The Star Wars Christmas tree topper not enough for you?  How about a string of Lightsaber lights for the tree?  These lights are from the folks at ThinkGeek, so you know they’re officially-licensed Star Wars merchandise. The Star Wars Lightsaber String Lights have 20 alternating 3.5″ red and green sabers illuminated by seed

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That’s not a moon! That’s a Christmas tree topper!

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NEWS – I’m not sure how the Death Star equates to the joyous Christmas season, but who am I to question it?  If Star Wars makes all your occasions happier, then you need a Death Star Tree Topper from Hallmark.  This topper measures 6.3″ x 6.3″ x 6.3″ and weighs 14.25 ounces.  It comes with

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The Evergreen Elf monitors your Christmas tree to keep your family safe

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NEWS – Forget the Elf on the Shelf; that little tattletale only makes your kids anxious.  The Evergreen Elf is useful; he will keep your family safe by preventing your real Christmas tree from drying out and becoming a fire hazard. The Evergreen Elf will fit on any live-tree stand on the market now.  He

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Park a Christmas classic on your front lawn with the Inflatable National Lampoons Christmas Vacation Station Wagon

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NEWS – If you’re a fan of the movie National Lampoons Christmas Vacation this decoration will assure that your family will have the hap, hap, happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby danced with Danny (bleeping) Kaye. The Griswold’s family station wagon is now immortalized in a gigantic inflatable lawn decoration. The old front-wheel drive sleigh comes

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Change the art on your wall with a wave of your hand with this digital art frame from Meural

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NEWS – Last year, we told you about Samsung’s The Frame TV that could disguise itself by displaying art when you weren’t watching TV.  That was a great idea, but the multi-thousand dollar price meant you could only afford one per room.  😉  With the Gesture-Controlled Digital Art Frame from Meural, you can also display

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Modern Christmas Trees are perfect for your Mid-Century Modern or space-age celebration

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NEWS – I’m a child of the Mid-Century, and I’ve found that nothing feels like home to me now as much as the furnishings and design elements of my childhood.  Apparently Matt Bliss feels nostalgic about his childhood, too, and was inspired to reproduce a part of his family’s Christmas celebrations for all of us

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Twinkly App Controlled LED string light review

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REVIEW – The holidays are approaching, which means new LED lights to consider! These Twinkly festive lights can be programmed in nearly any color and pattern using your smartphone. What is it? This Twinkly set is a 56 LED bulb string capable of displaying millions of colors. Scroll through preset patterns, or use the Android

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