Category Archives: Interior Design

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   Places In The Home is an interior design and decorating show and tell. Goodness knows I have met the tell quota, so … Continue reading

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A Haven Within A Haven

How was everyone’s holiday weekend?  The good news is we only have 54 days to go until the next one. Hello, Labor Day.  We enjoyed three days of celebrating, letting freedom ring, cooking, relaxing and watching a first season House of … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast: Coastal Designs of Summer

With the 4th of July holiday weekend right at the doorstep of a three day weekend I know schedules are full and plans are coming down to the wire.  Grab a beverage, stream some soft jazz or whatever music genre … Continue reading

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Color Combination Decorating with Black and Yellow

I have heard it all now, and please allow me to elaborate. Sitting at the keyboard this morning with a cup of strong Louisiana coffee in my hand and the music of John Legend in my ear, my initial thought … Continue reading

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Personal Interpretation: Farmhouse Style

The farmhouse style of decorating seed has been planted, so to speak.  A friend phoned this morning to ask if I had any vintage dough bowls in inventory.  Are you kidding?  I can’t keep vintage dough bowls in inventory- people … Continue reading

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Kitchen Cabinet Color Combinations

Summer is not only the season of outdoor living.  Warm weather and longer days come together to frame many a home improvement narrative. We here at Places In The Home are prime examples of this. If it’s summer, and it’s … Continue reading

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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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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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A Beautiful Distraction: Interior Design and Decorating Images

The interior design and decorating minded tend to look at objects, spaces and images in a different light.  A discerning eye will wonder toward a beautiful distraction in seconds flat.  As Dave the Builder and I were watching a movie … Continue reading

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