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  • American Made Home Decor That’s Blooming With Creativity - Mia Kaplan, proprietor & designer of Flowering Blues mixes art, home decor, and American craftsmanship to produce a product that can not only be used daily but has artisan flair like no other.    Flowering Blues is a story about “Living in Bloom”. It’s about slowing down and showing gratitude by appreciating small details. Flowering Blues is art, sophistication, and elegance. All of Flowering Blues’ products are designed, printed, and sewn in a small workshop in Slidell, Louisiana. They are already available in retail shops throughout New Orleans, and in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Museum Store. Soon they will be opening the doors to their website floweringblues.com, with a much-anticipated line, the Signature Collection. “My daughter loved the birthday gift. It was like magic, the color, the print, texture, your card. I didn’t wrap it, I just gave it to her just as you gave it to me. She is a tough one to please, so I was happy…” – Rhea S. The Signature Collection celebrates local wildflowers that are growing along the road in Louisiana. The Signature Collection features four styles of napkins, two placemats, two aprons, and two hand towels. The entire collection uses a variety of unbleached cotton fabrics, including fine lightweight knits used for the napkin sets, durable rustic knits used for the aprons and placemats, and micro brushed twill used for the hand towels. Here is a sneak peek of what the Signature Collection will showcase: Black & Gold Cloth Napkins The Black and Gold set utilizes eco-friendly inks, 100% lightweight cotton with a satin tag that allows for a breathable, yet durable  product. This set has coordinating placemats, an apron, and matching micro brushed hand towels available. Plains Cloth Napkins Arguably the most popular option, the Plain Cloth set utilizes eco-friendly inks, 100% …