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A Most Fetching Friday

fetch·ing /ˈfeCHiNG/ adjective adjective: fetching attractive. synonyms: attractive, appealing, sweet, pretty, good-looking, lovely, delightful, charming,prepossessing, captivating, enchanting, irresistible   Places In The Home is an interior design and decorating show and tell. Goodness knows I have met the tell quota, so … Continue reading

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Personal Interpretation: Farmhouse Style

The farmhouse style of decorating seed has been planted, so to speak.  A friend phoned this morning to ask if I had any vintage dough bowls in inventory.  Are you kidding?  I can’t keep vintage dough bowls in inventory- people … Continue reading

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Diamonds In The Rough: Architectural Antiques

Dave the Builder frequently stops by our  friend’s antiques shop for a cup of coffee and an antiques market analysis. via Each time he goes to the shop I remind him to keep an eye out for my latest obsession … Continue reading

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One Kings Lane Home Decor Resource

Home furnishings and home decor bring  function and beauty to a space, but is that always the point?  Sometimes in the decorative discovery phase of design and decorating we stumble upon a particular piece that catches the eye, and perhaps … Continue reading

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An Admired Treasure Comes Forth From The Myrtles Plantation Mystery Tour

The door has opened on Part III of  The Myrtles Plantation Mystery Tour : Inspiration, History and Mystery.  The final portion of our story involves history, haunts and Houston.   Here we go! The furnishings inside The Myrtles Plantation include … Continue reading

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Tour de Mystery: The Myrtles Mystery Tour

Moving on to the second part of our The Myrtles: Inspiration, History and Mystery adventure, we pick up with our party of three filling the afternoon hours taking in local points of interest while counting down the time to The … Continue reading

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Foyer Thinking: Foyer Decor and Design

Talk of and moodboard creations for entryway and foyer decor and design has got me Foyer Thinking.  You know what they say about first impressions.  A stylish and stunning  foyer is guaranteed to make a fabulous and lasting first impression. What … Continue reading

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Treasures,Trinkets and Trash: Flea Market and Antiques Shopping

Flea market and antiques shopping is all the rage, and why not?  Discovering fabulous finds from yesteryear or the quintessential pièce de résistance races the heart and feeds the soul of a true treasure hunter. via There are many flea … Continue reading

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Industrial Style Decor

You hear it everywhere from home decor television shows to client consultations.  The phrase “pop of color”  is rooted in the lexicon of interior design and interior decorating.  Not all color palettes necessarily reflect the broad brush stroke of what … Continue reading

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My Roots Are Showing

I’ve been told three times this week my roots are showing.  A homemade drain cleaner, a bottle of Clairol, and a lifetime of wisdom put things in check. Here’s a glimpse into my roots are showing world. Your roots of … Continue reading

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