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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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From Sample to Swatch to Style: Fabric

I received an email last week inquiring about two fabric samples featured in a recent blog post.  In the endless world of inbox inspiration, these are the kind of emails that rate open immediately status.   It’s great to connect … Continue reading

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Outdoor Living It Up

Our neighborhood has suddenly become lawn care central.  It’s like a U2 concert block party with the rattle and hum of mowers and blowers.  There’s a cloud of pollen as far as the itchy and watery eye can see.  Seasonal … Continue reading

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Good Things and Warm Temps: Spring Is In Sight

Our local weatherman just made my day with his forecast that pays.  According to his forecast,  sunny with an expected high of 78 degrees, spring is in sight.  Nice temps if you can get them!  The first day of spring … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Spotlight On The Color Green

Top of the morning to you on this beautiful and most appropriate day to shine the St. Patrick’s Day spotlight on the color green.  May good luck and great design and decor inspire you today and everyday! Natural Beauty I … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Ideas

I am so ready for next week’s arrival of the first day of spring.  Aren’t you? Winter 2014 is one for the record books, and although I got a kick out of the snow here in the deep South, I’m … Continue reading

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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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