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En Plein Air Magic with VINS

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Wild Apple was thrilled to sponsor the VINS En Plein Air Festival last week. For the past couple of years we have been thrilled to sponsor the Vermont Institute of Natural Science En Plein Air Festival here in Vermont. It truly is a beautiful event bringing talented artists to our beautiful back door to paint in the remarkable beauty and diversity of the Ottauquechee River and the Connecticut Watershed....

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5 Tips for Creating Effective In-Store Room Settings from Larson Juhl

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Retailers have to be constantly on the go, revamping products and creating in-store displays that inspire. It's not an easy job and it takes a special talent to keep creating amazing room-settings that your customers are going to love. That's why when we saw Larson Juhl's "Tips for Creating Effective In-Store Room Settings," we knew we had to share it with you.   Larson-Juhl is a well-known manufacturer and distributor of timeless and innovative custom picture frame mouldings and mat board. Their designers and manufacturing teams create amazing designs in all of the popular home furnishing styles. Walk into any custom framing shop and pretty much guaranteed,...

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Hit the Road

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Some of our best summer memories are those spent with the ones we love, especially on a road trip! Do you remember the epic road trips you took with your family as a kid? When I was growing up I couldn't wait for my parents to pile all 5 of us kids into the VW Van and drive miles and miles in search of sand , sun and fun. We sang, we fought, we ate, we saw wild and weird things. I look back on those photos now with such fond memories.   Get inspired by travel-inspired art Today life seems a little more...

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Going for Gold

Metallic art for the home

With the Olympics on in Rio we can't help but think of precious metals in the home. I don't think you can walk through a single home decor store or browse any home-inspired website or blog without being dazzled by metallic art and accessories. Now, when I was a kid, my Dad was in interior designer. It was the 70s and he was Italian so you know what that meant. Shag carpet and gold metallic wallpaper. It's time to get your glam on with metallic art and accessories. Adding this look to the home doesn't need to be garish or overdone. I love...

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