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  • Shop The Essentials For A Maximalist Style Living Room

    September 16 2021 – Jenn Burt

    Shop The Essentials For A Maximalist Style Living Room

    The main ethos behind my brand Mississippi Maximalism is being inspired by the homes and closets of the estate sales and charity shops in my home state of Mississippi. When I would sell at markets and events in other states, people were often surprised to find out I was from Mississippi. I guess they mistakenly thought we live simple farmhouse...

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  • History Lesson: Designer James Mont

    September 02 2021 – Jenn Burt

    History Lesson: Designer James Mont

    I recently came across a chair at my local Salvation Army thrift store and purchased for $3.50. My mother did some repairs and we recovered it in 1970s suiting fabric from a Tupelo, Mississippi factory. When deciding what to price it at, I did some research and discovered designer James Mont. James Mont was born in Istanbul and emigrated to...

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