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Mexico Interior Style

Continuing our focus on the country of Mexico, our latest post focuses Mexico interior design. The beauty of this style is that it leaves one with a lot of creative liberties. Mexican design can feel eclectic, it can feel warm and rustic with its use wood tones, pottery clay, and heavy use of earth tones throughout.  Or it can be taken in the direction of using very bright, vivid colors on fabric, walls, and accessories. This wide-ranging variety of design elements…

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Creative's Spotlight The Business of Being Creative

Luis Barragán

My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience. Luis Ramiro Barragán Moffin was destined to create beautiful spaces. Having been born in 1902 into a family of well-to-do of builders and landowners, it is no surprise, that the landscape of his native home, Guadalajara (Jalisco), Mexico, and the influences around him would shape the course of his life. Barragán was a 20th century architect and engineer. While formally trained in civil engineering at Escuela…

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Dana's Musings

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Barack Obama

Tonight I find myself laying on the floor with my laptop not unlike any other night. As I started to scroll through my social media, I started seeing more and more inauguration posts. And I guess, I’ve started to feel a little weepy… 8 years ago, on the eve of the 56th Presidential Inauguration, I was in a major arts and crafts session. There at my dining room table along with my friends in town for the festivities, we were…

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Cloud Nine

Cozy Comfort for Wintertime Snuggles

Winter is officially amongst us. While I’m not really a fan of cold weather, ice, snow, wind, etc., as an introvert I can appreciate any opportunity that allows me to stay inside and curl up on my sofa. Warm hot chocolate or tea, along with a good book or movie sounds like the perfect retreat on a cold day! However, no sofa snuggle day would be complete without a good comfy blanket! Here are nine of cozy blankets that can not…

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Art + Culture Color Crush

Pantone Color of the Year 2017

Pantone Color of the Year 2017

The Pantone Color Institute has announced it color of 2017 – Greenery. Described as “a refreshing and revitalizing shade,”  Greenery, a yellowish-green hue, is all about [the need for] new beginnings.  2016 was definitely a year of anger, division, and  a rough season of politics throughout the world. We could all use a moment to rejuvenate and start anew in the new year. According to Pantone, “Greenery offers us self-assurance and boldness to live life on our own terms, during…

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Creative's Spotlight The Business of Being Creative

Paul R. Williams

  “If I allow the fact that I am a Negro to checkmate my will to do, now, I will inevitablity form the habit of being defeated.” February in Black History Month. It is important to me to acknowledge this observance here on Dreams Reality Bliss. The first two Creative’s Spotlights have focused on two pioneers in the interior architecture and design world. Today, I am shining the light on another pioneer, Paul Revere Williams, the first black member of the…

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Summer Soiree Inspiration

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