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8 Modern, easy-to-do egg decorating projects!

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
8 Modern, easy-to-do egg decorating projects!

Whether you celebrate Easter or not, it’s still fun to do DIY projects and decorate your house for spring, why not achieve both with any one (or several) of these eight modern, easy-to-do egg decorating and dyeing projects we’ve come across! Yes that’s right: we’ve scoured the Internet to find — Continue reading

7 Easter bunnies for the modern home!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Modern Holiday Ideas
7 Easter bunnies for the modern home!

Easter’s right around the corner, and what motif says “Easter” more than an adorable bunny? Eggs come close, but we think cute rabbits still win. Of course, it’s not just for Easter that the bunny proves to be a perfect addition to decor; they look great around spring and we — Continue reading

New Thomaspaul! Dramatic and fabulous florals.

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New Thomaspaul! Dramatic and fabulous florals.

Giant, full-colored, gorgeously detailed flowers and plants on a dark, dramatic background = Thomaspaul‘s newest dinnerware selections! Gosh. Truly. These “new” florals will spice up your table top and bring a whole new meaning to eating fresh and local. Feel more connected with the earth and your stylish side with — Continue reading

Presidents Day Sale Mon. & Tues. at 2Modern!

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Presidents Day Sale Mon. & Tues. at 2Modern!
President’s Day Sale at 2Modern – Monday February 20 & Tuesday February 21st, 2012. Save 11% Sitewide (some exclusions) Use code: PRESIDENT11. Shop Now!

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Retro post, timeless beauty: V-Day cards

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Retro post, timeless beauty: V-Day cards

Every year on February 14th  we celebrate Valentine’s Day. This is a day of love and romance. Usually people who love each other prepare gifts. The most popular are Valentine’s Day cards. It’s a very simple way to make pleasant to your lover. There are several lovely, nice cards which you — Continue reading

In the name of love: Tracey Emin’s Artful Words

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Holiday Ideas
In the name of love: Tracey Emin’s Artful Words

Artists have been addressing the subject of love, in all its guises, for as long as they’ve been making art. Whether Picasso’s portraits of Marie-Thérèse, Frida Kahlo’s self-portraits with Diego Rivera, Rodin’s Kiss, or Robert Indiana’s infamous LOVE graphic, love has proved to be an enduring and potent presence in the — Continue reading

4 last minute, awesomely modern V-Day ideas

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
4 last minute, awesomely modern V-Day ideas

Love your hunny but just didn’t have time to make or get anything for them in time for Valentine’s Day, but don’t want to see disappointment on their face later tonight (more than usual, we mean)? Or love yourself but forgot it was Valentine’s Day until just this moment? Whatever — Continue reading

Stories about red buildings

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Holiday Ideas
Stories about red buildings

A magazine post last week notes about the bright red buildings around the world from a psychiatric centre in Spain, a shelter in Portugal, a chocolate museum in Brazil to red bridges and pavilions. Using materials such as steel tubing, red coated zinc sheets, red glass, steel-frames, aluminum and plastic — Continue reading

Trend: Modern Romance

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Holiday Ideas
Trend: Modern Romance

Those wild about modern design will appreciate incorporating passion-inducing furniture and accessories into their home. The best way to get blood pumping is with a little hue therapy in the form of that color of love: red. Perfect for Valentine’s Day, it’s true, but don’t think February’s the only month — Continue reading

9 Quick, Modern Ways to Add Holiday Cheer

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Modern Holiday Ideas
9 Quick, Modern Ways to Add Holiday Cheer

Running out of time? Feel like your home just doesn’t have enough cheer in it for yourself or guests? Want to quickly add some fun modern cheer in those two eponymous colors, red and green? You better believe 2Modern has some affordable, ready-to-be-shipped-to-your-home items just itching to be placed in — Continue reading

Holiday Decor Moodboard with Olioboard!

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Holiday Decor Moodboard with Olioboard!

We’re so excited to be participating in this fun Holiday Decor Moodboard Challenge with the folks at Olioboard and some awesome fellow bloggers. Olioboard lets users create interior design moodboards easily (and fun), showcasing a huge selection of images/products–even with the option to add your own images from your favorite — Continue reading

Gifts for That Special Baby in Your Life!

Categories: Modern Holiday Ideas
Gifts for That Special Baby in Your Life!

2Modern’s pretty excited to be partnering with a dizzying array of awesome designers and folks for a 7 week long gift collective. We’ll be bringing you guides of awesome modern gifts for all the folks in your life…in plenty of time to get your holiday shopping done and enjoy the — Continue reading

Gifts for Those Who Like to Get Their Hands Dirty

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Modern Holiday Ideas
Gifts for Those Who Like to Get Their Hands Dirty

2Modern’s pretty excited to be partnering with a dizzying array of awesome designers and folks for a 7 week long gift collective. We’ll be bringing you guides of awesome modern gifts for all the folks in your life…in plenty of time to get your holiday shopping done and enjoy the — Continue reading

Modern Gift Ideas: For the Simple Modernist!

Categories: Modern Holiday Ideas
Modern Gift Ideas: For the Simple Modernist!

2Modern’s pretty excited to be partnering with a dizzying array of awesome designers and folks for a 7 week long gift collective. We’ll be bringing you guides of awesome modern gifts for all the folks in your life…in plenty of time to get your holiday shopping done and enjoy the — Continue reading

2 DIY Modern Ornaments

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
2 DIY Modern Ornaments

Did you take any of our alternative modern tree advice from yesterday to heart? Are you deciding to go a less traditional route this year? Just because you won’t have a tree doesn’t mean you won’t have any place for ornaments; and if you do have a tree, you’ll love — Continue reading

7 Alternative (& Modern) Tree Ideas

Categories: Modern Holiday Ideas
7 Alternative (& Modern) Tree Ideas

Not into artificial trees, don’t want tons of fir needles lying around or just don’t have the space? Or, looking for a unique, modern way to showcase your Christmas spirit this year? We found seven alternatives to a regular old holiday tree, and you bet these would be an awesome — Continue reading

Modern Gift Ideas: For Quirky Guys & Bibliophiles

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Modern Holiday Ideas
Modern Gift Ideas: For Quirky Guys & Bibliophiles

2Modern’s pretty excited to be partnering with a dizzying array of awesome designers and folks for a 7 week long gift collective. We’ll be bringing you guides of awesome modern gifts for all the folks in your life…in plenty of time to get your holiday shopping done and enjoy the — Continue reading

Fast, Cheap Art DIY: Paper Gems

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
Fast, Cheap Art DIY: Paper Gems

Look, the love of geometric, faceted and boldly colored items just isn’t going away any time soon, so indulge yourself in the awesomeness that is this DIY project of making paper gems with all of those characteristics. Seriously! If you’ve got guests coming over in the next couple of days — Continue reading

Up-and-Coming Gift Resource: ShopSCAD

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, Modern Holiday Ideas
Up-and-Coming Gift Resource: ShopSCAD

Want to know what’s cool before it’s even cool? Want to give the gift of ultra trendiness? Want to like what the kids are liking? Well you can totally have access to the products of some of the nation’s coolest and brightest artists from ShopSCAD, which is the gallery and — Continue reading

Holiday DIY: Cube String Lights

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
Holiday DIY: Cube String Lights

Like white lights but tired of them, you know, looking like white lights? Just looking for something new, something different to do your holiday strings this year? Well if you’ve at all been a fan of the geometric trend this year, you might really get a kick out of this — Continue reading