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A Decorative Accents Obsession

I’m usually not one to hitch my wagon to the word of the hour.  Thank the 15 minutes of fame gods trending catch words (i.e. cray, cray or any other word(s) that has no business being uttered out of the … Continue reading

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On The Patio On Summer Holidays

Memorial Day, the unofficial official beginning of summer, is in our sights.  The on the patio on summer holidays season, complete with summer ready patios, chic color palettes and discerning palates, is off to a great start.  My dad made … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Weekends Well

A late week project opportunity came about at the last minute, and to say I’ve been otherwise engaged is an understatement.  No complaints, but I made a promise to myself and Dave the Builder I would stop and smell the … Continue reading

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I Spy Summer: Summer Trends

Home and garden sites, magazines, retailers and home improvement stores are summer trends central.  I say if you can’t beat ‘em, roll your sleeves up and play I spy summer.  I believe it’s safe to assume we all hope the … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Guide

Placing much I wouldn’t mind having that thought into it, may I present to you the Places In The Home Mother’s Day gift ideas guide.  These Mother’s Day gift selections range from the uh oh, those summer nights out on … Continue reading

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Home Decor Finds Currently Catching The Eye

Spring packs a powerful and stylish punch with its April showers, May flowers and a stylish storm of home decor finds currently catching the eye.   I can’t say it enough,  inspiration is everywhere!  I can be as inspired by … Continue reading

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Sharing Spring In Full Bloom Splendor

Gorgeous is as gorgeous grows!  The wonder of nature is all around us sharing spring in full bloom splendor. via I love the Alice Walker quote from The Color Purple, “I think it pisses God off if you walk by … Continue reading

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Set The Tone and The Table: Easter Tablescape Ideas Part 2

I dig a good word within a word moment.  Take the word tablescape for example. The word escape is within the word tablescape, and that discovery became the subject of the blog post, Seasonal Update: Turn Your Tablescape Into A Table … Continue reading

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Setting The Tone and The Table: Easter Tablescape Ideas Part 1

An Easter tablescape can rival fashion’s finery for the spotlight in the Easter parade.  Dressed to impress not only applies to the fashions, but to Easter baskets and Easter tablescapes.  To look upon a beautiful Easter tablescape as a work … Continue reading

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A Growing Trend: Living Grass Easter Basket

Grass is a quite the topic of conversation lately.  Not that type of grass, Easter grass.  Which do you prefer, plastic or living grass Easter basket? A long time spring and Easter tradition involves a run to our local feed and seed … Continue reading

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