Home Decor King Jonathan Adler Debuts Handbag Collection
News from Styleite:

Ever fantasized about decorating your house in all Jonathan Adler everything? Well, now you can own a Jonathan Adler handbag.

Adler is debuting bags and accessories to complement his home decor offerings. For spring there are totes and clutches that retail from $ 38 to $ 250; “a more substantial handbag style” will be added in the fall. The designs are undeniably in keeping with Adler’s whimsical aesthetic, and as he explained to WWD: “We’ve always had a lot of fashion customers come into my stores and say that a pillow or vase design would make a great accessory.”

We’d like to think his husband Simon Doonan also had something to do with it.

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Art Van Furniture Offers Free Spring Design Classes
News from Sacramento Bee:

/PRNewswire/ – Freshening home decor at spring time is practically a ritual in many households throughout Michigan.  But sometimes, this annual design nip-and-tuck seems overwhelming without having to spend a small fortune or make major changes.  Art Van Furniture steps in to help with a series of free design classes where guests will learn fascinating decorating tips from the furniture store’s design experts. Participants will learn simple hints that give particular design directions a totally new attitude — a new chair or rug, different accessories, a fresh coat of paint.

“We do this in an effort to show our guests that we are more than just a place to buy furniture,” explains Art Van Furniture President, Gary Van Elslander.  “We like to think that we don’t just sell furniture.  We want to help our guests create the home of their dreams.”

Guests will be shown how to determine personal decorating styles by translating inspiration into cohesive room designs during this complimentary three-class series which will be held at select stores throughout the month of March.  Space is limited, so interested participants are encouraged to register right away at artvan.com/events or by calling 888.619.2199.  The schedule is as follows:

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