Colorful Ideas: Sneak Peak!

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration
Maybe you wonder where all the stunning room shots on the Circle website come from... Well, dear readers, they come from a long day of shooting! And because we consider you our closest confidants, you're getting a sneak peak of last week's gorgeousness. Isn't it fabulous how the print on the accent chair ties the colors of the room together? This one says it all! Can you think of a better place to ring in the new year and then make good on that resolution to read more books (instead of US Weekly). That orange pillow adds such a pop of color! Be inspired.Oh, that lamp! Where have you been my whole life? We're always writing about how you can give a new FUN life to neutral furniture items you already…
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Design Inspiration: Wrapped Up With Joy!

Design Inspiration
(via Anthropolgie) They say you shouldn't judge a book by it's cover. But, when it comes to presents, we all know presentation counts! Colorful wrapping and big bows OR brown packages tied up with strings; they make opening the present all the more fun. Not to mention, that when wrapped with pizzaz, presents can become part of your holiday decor. The best part: one less thing to put back in the attic! Here are a handful of ideas to get you started: (via Martha Stewart)(via Martha Stewart) Let the Jingle Bells Ring!
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Design Inspiration: Tablescapes for Turkey Day!

Design Inspiration, Holidays
This week we decided to feature images to inspire you to make your holiday table extra special. Whether it's your dining table, serving table, or dessert buffet- why not add a little something more this year? You can create something unique and charming using items you already have! Plus there are a whole lot of things in your yard and maybe even on your front step waiting to be brought inside. Use those branches, pumpkins, gourds with a few candles and you'll have instant seasonal style! All Images via Country Living
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Design Inspiration: Creating Comfort

Design Inspiration, Holidays
(via Lonny) Thanksgiving is coming up next week. As you are figuring out where to seat everyone for the big meal, perhaps you'll consider thinking outside the box. I don't know about you, but halfway through that much anticipated turkey dinner, I'm ready to fall asleep. Why not make your table the image of comfort? Maybe that means pillows on your dining room chairs, or using a couch (gasp!) for some of the seating. Who made up the rule we have to eat in chairs anyways? It might just mean making the table setting simpler and more homey. Less flowers, more candles or vice versa. Create a space for your celebration that people won't want to get up from. The kind that brings about those long and laughter filled conversations…
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Introducing Circle Gourmet!

Design Inspiration, Gourmet, Holidays
Today, Circle is introducing a weekly recipe to help get you through the season. With the hustle and bustle of the holidays approaching, it's important to take time to pause and enjoy a moment at your table. Why not, take time to bake a little something delicious and share it with a friend while you're at it! Go on, take a little break and fill your home with the aromas of the season! Super Easy Pumpkin Bread 3 1/4 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 2 1/4 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 cups canned pumpkin puree 1 cup canola oil 2/3 cup cold water Preheat the oven to 350º F. Grease and flour two large bread pans. In a medium-sized bowl,…
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Colorful Ideas: Working in Your Pajamas Can Be Chic

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration
Your home office deserves to look like part of your home. It should be a space you actually want to spend time in. Not just to check off your list, but because it's your oasis of productivity. So, how do you get your home office to more closely resemble this enticing desk? Start with the basics. Figure out what your true needs are; Do you have a comfortable chair? The right lamp? Enough storage? (via Domino Magazine) How about the location? Is it truly the best place for you to be productive? Do you need to be closer or further away from central living areas? It's often better to find a new location, even if it's the corner of your guest bedroom than to try to share a space (like…
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Pick of the Week: Love Your Home Office

Design Inspiration, Pick of the Week
Oh, working from home. Doesn't it sound luxurious? You can actually work in your pajamas! Plus, you'll finally have an excuse to buy that espresso machine, since you won't be driving by Starbucks on your daily commute. Pure bliss. Except, now your dining room table looks like a scale model of the Andes, thanks to your piles of papers. And, you almost missed that urgent call from you boss, because of an avalanche burying your phone. Not to mention the obstacle course of wires that you have running from every available socket. Not exactly what you had in mind, is it?But, we can help get you on track, we have options for whatever space you have. Whether you need a laptop desk to serve as your home office, tucked in the corner…
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