Scoop | 08/14/12
Politics on Pillows
Now that presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate, politics are heating up more than ever. Now the big question is: what does this mean for the path to your decorating scheme? We in the design world always say a throw pillow is an easy way to change up your look for the season, so here are some ideas for a little partisan style during campaign season. The JFK Presidential Library has a few options available—on both sides of the aisle. These hand-hooked pillows, available with both a donkey and an elephant, are wool on the front with a velvet backing ($68 each). Meanwhile, if you're apolitical, moderate, or just plain indecisive, the Washington D.C.-based company Naked Decor offers a centaur-esque, half-donkey-half-elephant option for those with less of an opinion who still want to be patriotic. We’re also loving the more diplomatic “VOTE” pillow. Both are available online for $49.95.
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