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Published: April 19, 2018

We love the colors, sounds and smells of spring. And yet, since our CurlyRed office is located in the frozen tundra of Maryland—it's been snowing here today, yes, today—the 19th day of April. So to help us not want to throw something, we've created this Pinterest board of flowers, spring-inspired clothing and accessories, typefaces, an […]

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Published: April 5, 2017

We had moved into a truly spectacular home. It's in excellent condition and has so many interesting architectural elements and Victorian charm. We knew when we bought it that there were a few cosmetic changes we would want to make, but we’re handy folks and ready for the challenge. This winter we began our first […]

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Published: March 1, 2017

Is anyone else just in love with the Amazon series “Z: The Beginning of Everything”? Christina Ricci and David Hoflin (playing Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald) are both magical and compelling. It’s just so easy to get wrapped up in their lives: the fashion, the art deco style, the blissful words they wrote, the jazz […]

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Published: August 2, 2016

ahhhh....August. The best month of the year. Baseball AND football, pool parties, beach getaways and frozen cocktails. What's not to love? And since we're a fan of month-long birthday celebrations, here's a curated list of birthday wishes by the one and only M. Kendall Ludwig, president and principal designer of CurlyRed (who turns 35 on […]

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Published: February 17, 2016

So you might be sick of hearing how awesome Hamilton is (it seems like everyone on the interwebs are bussing about this musical)—but seriously, it's so very good. And unlike most trending topics, Hamilton is worth all of the buzz. We haven't gotten a chance to see it on stage yet, but have listened to […]

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Published: August 7, 2014

In CurlyRed land, August means fun summer birthday times. This year, president and principal designer M. Kendall Ludwig put together some gift ideas that speak to her love of beautiful fall clothing, reading, the Baltimore Ravens, tech, and, of course, design! We think these items would make most creative women swoon. Let us know what you […]

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Published: November 26, 2013

We are overwhelmed with thankfulness this year (as we tend to be around this time). But there are so many things to be grateful for! Spending time and sharing meals with family is at the top of our list.At CurlyRed, we are working hard to finish up some projects and then heading off to celebrate […]

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Published: August 12, 2013

(Disclaimer: yes, we KNOW we haven't done a "Monthly Pinterest" since May—for those of you who were keeping track. Let's just say we've been hard at work/our brains are on summer vacation mode!) For us, August means two things: beaches and birthdays. CurlyRed's president and principal designer, Kendall, celebrates on the 23rd and her youngest […]

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Published: May 23, 2013

So as much as we love the Ravens, the Baltimore Orioles have always had a special place in our heart. Oh no, here at CurlyRed there are no “fair weather fans.” As nice as it is to have the O's playing so well after such a long dry spell, we've always enjoyed going to the beautiful […]

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Published: March 1, 2013

Ok, you caught us! We missed February in our Monthly Pinterest feature. So here's one for March, bright and early for your enjoyment.It's not a secret that late winter is NOT our favorite time of year. But we are already seeing the overflow of yummy Easter candy take over store shelves and the days getting a little […]

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Published: December 14, 2012

We are in a holly jolly mood! And want you to be too. We hope you enjoy a few of CurlyRed's favorite holiday things.'Tis the Season when we are truly grateful to do what we love and spend lots of time with family and friends. What are your favorite holiday traditions?

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Published: July 23, 2012

At CurlyRed, we've never really created an infographic. But recently, we've been seeing them all over the place. And we just love how they present information, in such an interesting visual way (if done well). These inspire us! We hope they inspire you too. If CurlyRed was to make an infographic, what should it be […]

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Published: May 31, 2012

It's been pretty darn hot here in B'more this past week. And it's got us thinking about beaches, cold drinks, and all design that's summer-inspired. Here at CurlyRed we love summer: the colors, the patterns, the textures, and drawing inspiration from beautiful nature! We hope this board inspires you too.P.S.: Our website has recently been updated […]

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Published: April 30, 2012

The wall of family photos has been done a million times. But we really like this trend we've been seeing of incorporating some kind of tree imagery (either painted or decal) and using that as a backdrop for hanging family portraits. Using vintage and rounded frames for the photographs adds to the visual interest, and […]

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