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Marisol Garces
Great article! When I travel I usually look for quirky items that might work in my house and have gone through great lengths to bring them back. Once I get home, with rare exceptions, I feel the effort was worth it.
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The Room Company

This curved bookcase either side of the fireplace was designed to give the owner space for his books however they could just as easily display beautiful glass objects and small sculptures.

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Marnie Bean
love my collection of baskets bought in South Africa and my juju hat.

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