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Tips on how to buy used wooden furniture

Picture Source: morguefile.com via jeltovski My art history teacher in design school often told us ‘there are no rules to liking art or falling in love, just go with your heart’. Buying wooden furniture, especially ones with a bit of a history is both like loving art and finding love. They need to appeal to you beyond the prosaic functionality, you need a certain je ne se quoi as you literally live with it and …[Read more]

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Sepia memories Why you need to print your photos now!

Printing photos to preserve memories; here's why and how

It’s hard to imagine that your parents were once young people themselves, free of the care and responsibilities that befall one as one “settles” into marriage, children, chasing careers and paying off mortgages and going through the vicissitudes of a normal life. That they actually had a sense of fashion through the 70s and 80s before ‘dad jeans’ and walking around the house in housewife clothes became the norm. I went home recently, and spent half a …[Read more]

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#thedress

Gold & White, Blue & Black, who cares! To us, it's a single dress with two wears !! A new way of recycling #thedress

At Secondsguru, we’re loving #dressgate! Here’s why: (a) For a change, the #dress breaking the internet isn’t housing a celebrity; and (b) It gives us a brand new interpretation for our reuse/recycle mantra!  

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When time is money Luxury watches that keep their worth!

Is an expensive designer watch at the top of your shopping list? Buy a timepiece that will keep both time and value intact!

Is an expensive designer watch at the top of your shopping list this Chinese New Year? Or are you just in the mood to treat yourself with a luxurious Swiss wrist-watch this bonus season? After all, you probably deserve it after a hard-working year! A luxury watch can cost a small fortune, so when planning to part with cash you need to ask yourselves – is it worth it? Unless you are David Beckham or have …[Read more]