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What They Covet / Karrie Kaneda from Happy Habitat

This week we sit down for a chat with Karrie Kaneda, owner and designer of Happy Habitat:  a line of eco-friendly throw blankets. We absolutely adore her work, both as an environmentalist and a fellow Midwest designer (Karrie is a local Kansas Citian!). We hope you enjoy our conversation as much as we have.  

Restore & Refresh

Finn Juhl “FD136” lounge chairs for France & Son, in the designer’s residence. Perhaps there’s a chic but scruffy family heirloom in your basement. Maybe you’re on the hunt for the perfect vintage accent but wish to renew a less-than-prime piece. Or maybe you are an ardent vintage buyer who always needs a project. Regardless… Continue Reading

Design and Cocktails in Cuba : Movements Blog

Beyond the Mambo, guitar strumming streets of Communism, Cuba hides one of the richest fields of design and interior inspiration. Earth tones merge naturally into bright pastels and woods and metals collide in a look that can only be called organic industrial. Design elements throughout Cuba infuse native island culture, African sentiments and Spanish colonialism. All this and with… Continue Reading

Curated: Vegan Taxidermy

Taxidermy has been around for centuries. Its recent revival as an interior design trend has found many fans and detractors alike. The ethical and moral debate over using once living animals as home decor is not one we take lightly at Coveted Home. Quite simply, we love animals! Some of us feel comfortable owning vintage… Continue Reading

Pro File: Kelly LaPlante of Trove Market on New Adventures

When Kelly LaPlante calls, I am all ears. We reconnected back in 2007 just as I was finishing up my degree in interior design. We hadn’t seen each other since we were children–we are cousins or second cousins rather and I happened to visit her mother with my parents, who informed me Kelly was an… Continue Reading

Measuring Up

Bigger isn’t Always Better : How to maximize your space with style At Coveted Home we offer many pieces that will help make your living space more efficient, comfortable, and stylish. Unfortunately, downsizing or rightsizing (e.g., choosing to live in a smaller home that suits your needs) isn’t as easy as moving all of your… Continue Reading

Serious Furniture

I just got back from a week spent in California between Los Angeles and San Diego. It was a fantastic trip filled with delicious food, fun, inspiration and relaxation. The purpose of our venture to San Diego was to visit my good friend Jacqui who moved there about a year ago to take the position… Continue Reading

Bali’s Green Village

My idea of a perfect Sunday morning: windows open, no alarm clock set, dogs are content with being equally as lazy as their humans, and the background noise while making breakfast consists of CBS News Sunday Morning. The 35 years running news program has been a pleasing addition to our household and this past Sunday was… Continue Reading

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