5 Things to Know About Copper & Love
For everyone who has ever sunk deep into a copper bathtub and felt like a god or goddess, there’s a reason why—and it’s not just because copper naturally conducts heat and radiates luxury. Continue reading
Last year, 24 percent of employed Americans did some or all of their work at home. This shifted focus, with more thought than ever being put into the creation of fun and efficient home office designs. This also means that what was once an unused alcove in the family home, now becomes a hub of creativity and productivity. (This can be all the more challenging when our attention spans are so easily affixed to social media, or the laundry awaiting in the next room.) Here are some expert office design ideas for a workspace that will keep you on track and show ’em who’s boss—even if the only one around to witness your professional achievements is your dog. Continue reading
Leaves are tumbling from the sky, and temperatures are growing crisp enough to leave your windows open at night. You may have already invited a pumpkin-related ingredient into a recipe, and you’re likely to invite family and good friends over for brunch, a Halloween party, perhaps even a Thanksgiving celebration. Continue reading
What’s better than giving during the holiday season? Giving a gift that gives even beyond the initial recipient – where proceeds go to charity. Making a difference by putting our dollars toward a good cause feels good all around.
At Native Trails, we hear great feedback about our Share the Love campaign, which designates a portion of proceeds to children’s charities - so we thought we’d share the love even more by compiling a few other favorite gifts that give back.
|Wedding anniversaries are important milestones in a marriage, celebrations of how long the couple has been together and their commitment to one another. To mark this important annual occasion, many couples consult the traditional anniversary gift list, which was first developed in the United Kingdom during the 1800s. These gifting guidelines made their way across the pond and were embraced in the U.S. in the early 1900s. Whether it’s your spouse you’ll bestow with a token of your affection or another loved one, the list of traditional anniversary gifts serves as a helpful (and endearingly old-timey) cheat sheet, taking some of the guesswork out of gifting and ensuring that the gift carries special meaning.|
Today's “True” Talavera tile and pottery is hand-formed from the rich black and white volcanic soils in and around Puebla, Mexico, where tradition and technique define this vivid craft. But Mexico hasn’t always been Talavera’s home. The history of Talavera spans centuries, cultures and continents. Continue reading
Where does one go to find high quality, brushed nickel décor that perfectly coordinates with hand-hammered brushed nickel sinks and bathtubs? They go right here: the source of the sinks and bathtubs themselves, Native Trails. Adding subtle silver sheen and distinctive elegance, these home, kitchen and bath accessories can be paired with ultra-contemporary fixtures and furnishings as well as old-world and turn-of-the-century pieces Continue reading