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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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A Pig In The Kitchen: Pig Kitchen Decor

A pig in the kitchen is taking on a new meaning of late. Don’t you love this chalk pig butcher diagram?  I love it almost enough to consider a chalkboard wall in the Places In The Home kitchen. Tyler Florence’s … Continue reading

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In Season: Warming Up Of House and Home

What elements of design and decorating inspires your in season warming up of house and home? via In my in season warming up of house and home retail rounds I admit the word standout has yet to enter into the … Continue reading

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Patience In Design and Decorating

Want, need, seasonal availability and patience in design and decorating lined up over the weekend.  It was hard to contain my excitement when Dave the Builder emailed me the picture below of this display live and in person from our … Continue reading

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