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Royal Redo, Remodel, Rearrange, Remove, Repaint, Rethink: The King’s Jungle Room

Channel surfing through the digital guide, I noticed Turner Classic Movies is once again featuring a day of Elvis Presley movies in cinematic celebration of what would have been his 80th birthday.  Our son’s girlfriend recently visited Graceland, and her … Continue reading

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Interior design, Decorating and Home Decor Trends 2015

Fresh on the heels of ringing in the new year comes the new year’s trend buzz. Design forecasters, decorating prognosticators and discerning decoristas are weighing in on what they believe will be the interior design, decorating and home decor trends … Continue reading

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2014 to 2015: Decorative Reflection and Anticipation

Saying so long to 2014 and looking towards a most stylish and tasteful 2015 calls for decorative reflection and anticipation.  Change came to Places In The Home in 2014 through color and redefining spaces, and embracing that change has proven … Continue reading

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I’ll Have A Blue Christmas: Decorating With Blue

Traditional red and green remains the traditional contender for the most recognized color palette of the holidays.  I’m not one who normally detours (much) from established, traditional, time honored and proven design and decorating institutions, but there is a time and a … Continue reading

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Holiday Drama: Home Decor Statement Pieces

Dramatic statement pieces aren’t expressly exclusive to holiday fashions. Decoristas never need an excuse to home decor accent and accessorize, nor do they shy from reminding Santa it’s perfectly fine to add home decor statement pieces to his list.  At … Continue reading

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From Table to Turkey: Thanksgiving Finishing Touches

From table to turkey, holiday hosts and hostesses are putting their Thanksgiving finishing touches on all that reigns holiday supreme. This past Friday as I was planning and primping the decorative details of our Thanksgiving gobblepalooza, an unfortunate event in … Continue reading

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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   This week’s A Most Fetching Friday features the focal combination of fire and foul, warmth and comfort. Hinkley Lighting … Continue reading

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Home For The Holidays Series: Thanksgiving Problem Solving Ideas and Tips To Guarantee Holiday Crisis Avoided

I’ve got three words for the Holidays, bring them on!  Over the next few posts I will do my best to answer questions, offer tips and problem solving ideas for all things holiday.  From the food, glorious food to decors … Continue reading

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A Most Fetching Friday Halloween Edition

fetch·ing   /ˈfeCHiNG/ adjective adjective: fetching attractive. synonyms: attractive, appealing, sweet, pretty, good-looking, lovely, delightful, charming, prepossessing, captivating, enchanting, irresistible   This week’s Fetching Friday Halloween edition is appropriately inspired by the occasion of the day. via 1stdibs Architectural Digest … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Making Changes Now

Spare time is a hot commodity around our house lately. Busy is good, but it makes finding the time to concentrate on and complete in house projects difficult.  Our dining room redo project came to an abrupt halt when the … Continue reading

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