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Pura Vida Ink Blot Botanical wall art in Better Homes and Gardens

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The 2015 October issue of Better Homes and Gardens features a story about Innovation House. Pura Vida Home Decor provided the 4 Ink Blot Botanical wall art pictures made by Spicher and Company for one of the bedrooms. There are 12 different pictures in the collection.  Don't they look perfect for this room?  See more here: www.BHG.com/InnovationHome It's a really cool house full of techy stuff for the home. 

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Handcrafted birdhouses now at Pura Vida! Welcome Mimi and Al Mahegan.

I'm proud to announce a new addition to the Pura Vida family of local artisans! Please welcome Mimi and Al Mahegan of Westwood, MA. They create these wonderful bird houses from recycled wood pallets. Al is the builder and Mimi is the painter. The wood is either Oak, Poplar, or Spruce and coated to withstand [...]

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Congratulations Spicher and Co. on your Icon Honors announcement!

I have been buying from Spicher and Co. ever since Pura Vida Home Decor opened. They are an exceptional company with quality products. Congratulations on your announcement as a finalist for the Icon Honors Awards in the category of Global Innovation!  Vintage Vinyl Floorcloths were selected by a panel of judges, and we will be honored [...]

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Water Lillies vinyl floor cloth as permanent bathroom flooring.

A customer of Pura Vida in South Dakota was re-doing her bathroom in an old house. She wanted to keep the vintage feel so she inquired about the vinyl floor cloths, specifically pattern 2 Water Lillies. As you can glue the cloths to the floor, we discussed that option, but she felt since the vinyl [...]

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Lampe Berger has a classy way to repel summer mosquitoes and bugs.

Lampe Berger has a simple ritual which combines the unique Lampe Berger diffusion method with an effective insecticidal formula for long-lasting elimination of mosquitoes. Perfumed with Ocean Breeze fragrance. The formula repels mosquitoes, bugs, ants and flies. Just light it for 2 minutes, blow out the wick, and let it work for 30 minutes for [...]

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Needham R.A.Y of Hope award Adam London

Recently I was on the Needham Channel as the representative for the Needham Business Association for a R.A.Y. of Hope award presentation. I'm very happy to be part of this wonderful program that recognizes students who help the Needham community! Congratulations to Adam London, April's RAY of Hope recipient.Created by Needham Youth Services in partnership [...]

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Will Dowd Barfly collection now available at Pura Vida!

Please welcome Will Dowd as the newest member of the Pura Vida artisan family. His Barfly collection of framed pictures and quotes are such a great addition to the assortment of local artisans you'll find at Pura Vida. A perfect gift, especially for wine rooms, man caves, or house warnings. Not only is it beautiful [...]

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Wall Play by Gold Leaf Design Group application

I love it when my customers send me pictures of the end result of their purchase from Pura Vida. These are pictures of a hallway where my customer used Wall Play seeds and a painting to decorate his entry hallway. The Wall Play art forms are a great way to let your imagination run! [...]

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Four brand new Vintage vinyl floor cloths now available!

Four brand new patterns of vinyl floor cloths now available!  These are a departure from the previous patterns.  I think they're awesome. I could even see these hanging as wall art rather than just using them as floor covering. Standard sizes are 20x30 $49, 38x56 $158, 52x76 $278, 70x102 $518. Custom sizes available. Pattern 36  5 [...]

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Wine gift bags made from shirt sleeves!

How about this great idea!  Old shirt sleeves reused to make colorful and unique wine gift bags. My friend Kenny Labarre from Square Fish Phyllis (a name taken from a Designing Women episode) uses his sewing skills to create the bags. I'm always looking for new cool stuff for the store. I prefer locally crafted, [...]

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