Category Archives: home decor

What Items Make Your House Your Home?

Past the design, past the paint, past the walls and windows- what items make your house your home?  Creature comforts, particular points of decorative interest, memorable mementos, and those I love my  _______________ gotta haves tend to go a long … Continue reading

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Bright And In Color: A Spring Preview

We humans are a funny bunch.  We adore spring colors,  but balk at the pollen and rains that come with the territory. We can’t wait for the arrival of beach times, but curse the oppressive and unforgiving temps of summer. … 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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The Power and Visual Attraction of The Color Red

The color red ranks high on my pop of color list.  It’s an elegant, exciting and eye catching addition to any decor. The color red is delicious, enticing and the color of love.  I ♥ it!  I promise I will … Continue reading

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Entertaining For Super Bowl 2014

Super Bowl XLVIII excitement is building.  Are you entertaining for Super Bowl 2014? What team will you be rooting for?  I make no excuses or apologies for my gush-a-go-team Manning pick!  Louisiana royalty and the family football legends come from … Continue reading

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The Heart And Soul Of Decorating

In an ever-changing world it’s difficult to stay on top of what’s on trend.  Think electronic gadgets.  About the time you program, master and become proficient with the latest and greatest electronic gadget of choice here comes the newest version … Continue reading

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Home Decor Inspired By The Oscars

Motion picture award season is in full swing, and Oscar buzz is all around.  The nominees were announced this morning which only generates more excitement and statue speculation. Any favorites?  Along with millions of viewers,  I will be tuned in … Continue reading

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Sightings, Prognostications and Guesstimations: Decorating Trends For 2014

Fresh beginnings and clean slates kick off a new year.  Sightings, prognostications and guesstimations of what will be on trend in the world of home furnishings and decor are everywhere, and Places In The Home is no exception. New, not … Continue reading

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10 From 13: The Best Places In The Home Posts of 2013

May I present 10 from 13:  The Best Places In The Home Posts of 2013.   The following ten posts received the most views, garnered the most social media activity and proved to be the most rewarding to write and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! Home For The Holidays Prep and Decorative Detail

Merry Christmas prep and detail is upon us here at Places in the Home.  All is merry and bright this Christmas Eve with the help of caffeine, precision planning, patience- lots of merry patience, swift kitchen detail and keeping a … Continue reading

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