Gorgeous Coming Into Fall Finds View

Gorgeous is coming into fall finds view.

Sprucing up interiors with new and new to you home decor fall finds frames an inviting and stylish picture.

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“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, with summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.”

—Helen Hunt Jackson

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Satisfaction 

Discovering the overnight temps will be in the low 50s throughout much of the week mixed and mingled with the excitement over the home decor fall finds currently catching my eye is a big fall finds deal.

One may even say reason enough to get their it’s fall y’all prep and pretty groove on.


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Fall Finds

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 California Redwood by Benjamin Moore

Color strikes a chord with the eye, nature inspires as only nature can do, and home decor fall finds carry the theme through to the spaces and places we love to decorate.

Quiet Farmhouse Canvas Art Print

Quiet Farmhouse Canvas Art Print

Small and affordable touches of color, texture and pattern refresh the foundation style.

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Ruffoni Hand-Hammered Copper Chef’s Pan with Wood Spoon

The common denominator of fall color and fall cuisine is the rich, warm and tasteful aspects of their appeal.

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Vermont Pure Maple Syrup

palmergreen-fall-colorsPalmer Green by Benjamin Moore

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Carson Carrington Kjerringvag Green Leisure Chair

Gather Velvet Square Throw Pillow Green - Threshold™

Gather Velvet Square Throw Pillow Green – Threshold™

benjamin-moore-greenfield-pumpkinGreenfield Pumpkin by Benjamin Moore

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Stylish storage solution for seasonal throws, blankets and cozy accouterments.

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Antique Walnut Empire Chest with Writing Surface

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Spotted Faux Fur Decorative Throw Pillow Brown/Natural – SureFit

sweet-potato-and-green-apple-soupSweet Potato and Green Apple Soup

I like to set the table for seasonal dishes with seasonal dishes.

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Porcelain Plate

Emile Henry Artisan Deep Ruffled Pie Dish

Emile Henry Artisan Deep Ruffled Pie Dish

Safavieh Justina Side Table in Gold

Safavieh Justina Side Table in Gold

Nature is the ultimate tastemaker- a stunning source of inspiration.

benjamin-moore-hot-tamaleHot Tamale by Benjamin Moore

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Simple Living Portland Glass Door Cabinet

Simple Living Portland Glass Door Cabinet

Velvet Cushion Cover

Velvet Cushion Cover

The snap, crackle and pop of fall color naturally evokes a session of seasonal match game.

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Leopard Print Throw – Design Imports

We associate texture and pattern-fabrics and fibers rich in warmth and coziness with fall decorating and feathering essentials.

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Handmade Leopard Print Cowhide Rug

Deck the entry halls in warmth and welcome.

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Maple Leaf Red by Benjamin Moore

Small spot changes often pack the biggest decorative punch, add decorative interest, and keep updating costs in affordable territory.

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French Zinc Corbels

benjamin-moore-butternut-brownButternut Brown by Benjamin Moore

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Oversized Distressed Finish Metal Tray

 

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Vintage World Map Wall Hanger

Vintage World Map Wall Hanger

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Toile de Jouy

Garden Abstract Leaf Arm Chair

Garden Abstract Leaf Arm Chair

Adorn the walls, layer with texture and pattern, and light up a crisp evening with a new lamp or light fixture.

 

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Traditional Home

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Covington Balenciaga Nile Fabric

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Warming up home and hearth invites the beauty of the current season to lend a stylish look in the pursuit of feathering the nest.

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A Most Fetching Friday

Today’s fetching Friday pays tribute to the incomparable Prince.

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A master musician, composer and brilliant force of talent, Prince leaves a commanding impression upon the world of music and pop culture.

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Boss Fight

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House Beautiful

I will forever remember watching his first appearance on American Bandstand. Absolutely spellbinding.

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With great edge, purple and paisley panache and a keen understanding of the mechanics of superb showmanship, Prince was in a class all by himself.

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As the words of the song note, nothing compares to you.

A Most Fetching Friday

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adjective: fetching

attractive.

synonyms: attractive, appealing, sweet, pretty, good-looking, lovely, delightful, charming, prepossessing, captivating, enchanting, irresistible

I thought I would bring back my A Most Fetching Friday series for the spring and summer season.  Today’s spring and summer fetching Friday kicks off the series with a collection of images drenched in color and seasonal decorating inspiration.

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Have a wonderful weekend!

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St. Patrick’s Day Decor Favorites In Gorgeous Shades of Erin go Bragh Green

Top o’ the morning to you!  These St. Patrick’s Day decor favorites in gorgeous shades of Erin go Bragh green fill the eye with the color of St. Patrick’s Day.

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Inspiration is everywhere!

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This brilliant blue-green color was extremely popular in the mid-1800s.

Because it was cheap to manufacture, it was not only used as an artist paint, but as a household paint and was widely used for patterned wallpaper.

Unfortunately, the paint was made with poisonous arsenic.

This made damp rooms, where the arsenic would be turned into a gas by the mod living in the wallpaper paste, a death trap.

Napoleon’s death in exile on St. Helena was possibly hastened by his exposure to the Emerald green wallpaper in his favorite room.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

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Fun Facts For a Fabulous First Friday of February

We’re heading into a what can only be called one absolutely fabulous first weekend of February. The weather looks to be nothing less than perfect for a February weekend, Mardi Gras parades are rolling on the river and Super Bowl 50 is on tap for Sunday. I couldn’t help but notice all of the on this date in history and fun facts for a fabulous first Friday of February listed on the calendar in my planner. History gets busy in the second month of the year. February celebrates National Black History month, the birthdays of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Susan B. Anthony and President’s Day. February fascinates with its every fourth year twenty-nine day month, and February 2016 will, in fact, add a leap day to the calendar.

Happy Birthday in advance to the leap year babies in our readership.

February is also American Heart Month.

Ladies, are you decked out in red for National Wear Red Day®?

Go Red for Women February 2016

Red does seem to be the color of the month.  Valentine’s Day certainly confirms that suspicion.

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Did you know that February is National Cherry month?

Tart cherries contain anthocyanins, compounds that contribute to the tart flavor, deep color and health benefits.  Research shows tart cherries may lower the risk of heart disease and promote better sleep.

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NECCO Conversation Hearts were created in 1866.  NECCO produces 100,000 pounds of candy hearts each day making Sweethearts the best selling Valentine’s Day candy.  The company adds about twenty new sayings to their classic candy conversation hearts every year.

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A little bird told me fresh flowers are on Cupid’s Valentine’s Day gift list. It’s also that time of year when winter pansies and camellias beautifully bloom.

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To help fresh flowers last longer follow this recipe:  Dissolve two tablespoons each of sugar and white vinegar in a quart of warm water. Another alternative is to mix one part lemon-lime soda with three parts tepid water. Make sure to change the water mixture every other day.

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Happy 12th Birthday Facebook! Facebook began as a private website for college students, but soon the word was out, the party grew and here we are all liking, friending and sharing. Facebook logs in with impressive numbers. The social networking site has 1.59 billion monthly users. That’s a lot of friends.

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Music and television history was made on February 9, 1964 when 73 million people gathered round living room televisions to The Beatles performing live on the Ed Sullivan Show.  Five unforgettable songs later and the American music world would never be the same. “All My Loving”, “Till There Was You,”  “She Loves You,” I Saw Her Standing There” and “I Want to Hold Your Hand” rocked the world of teenage girls and sent the American music scene into an out of this world orbit.  Thank you John, Paul, George, Ringo and Mr. Sullivan.

I hope you enjoyed these fun facts for a fabulous first Friday of February.

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The Very Right Of The White Kitchen

It seems the love affair between kitchen design and decorating and the very right of the white kitchen (or nearly all-white kitchen) is going stronger than ever.

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Pristine.

Classic.

Fresh.

Timeless.

Color trend with traction.

Benjamin Moore Simply White is simply an excellent choice for your anchor, primary or accent kitchen color consideration.

The Very Right Of The White Kitchen

Choosing to go with a white or nearly all-white kitchen is by no means a color sellout.

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Modern accents such as the Tom Dixon mirror ball pendants in white hot off the presses metal finishes give good glam.

A white kitchen is anything but boring, uninspiring or underwhelming.

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The color white in company of designer, winter, off and ivory shades and tones invariably makes a lasting color impression.

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House Beautiful

Let it capture the life and the heartbeat of the space.

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Immersed in natural light from floor to ceiling, the kitchen in this historic Livingston, New York, home features antique architectural elements.

The kitchen cabinets are fashioned from antique windows, and the well placed pendant lights, center island lantern and black and white tile flooring only serves to further enhance the predominately white color palette.

Unpretentious in design, this white hot kitchen is farmhouse fabulous on steroids.

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Highlighting the effectiveness of natural light coupled with distinctive Louisiana architectural elements, this kitchen-dining space combination becomes the design feature of this custom home from award winning St. Tammany, Louisiana Highland Homes.

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The rich natural accent colors present in the decorative wood beams and flooring play well to the white countertops, striking center island chandelier, kitchen cabinetry and custom range hood.

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No natural light to be found?

Fret not. white-kitchen-lighting-fixtures

Gorgeous kitchen lighting options in white will infuse the white kitchen with light and style in white hot color palette perfection.

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When selecting kitchen materials, the color white continues to dominate the field.

Feast your eyes upon the examples below.

Gorgeous, gorgeous, and did I mention gorgeous?

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A hand-glazed white ceramic subway tile backsplash brilliantly paired with Carrara marble makes a striking decor follow-through.

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White ironstone china stands out from the  gallery wall in decorative sync with the herringbone pattern reclaimed elm hardwood floors.

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Complementing colors and accents come together to produce a stellar focal point while supplying all the contrast needed to make a bright and bold, white hot white kitchen statement.

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I’ve looked at well over sixty pictures for this post, and this one from Apartment Therapy never fails to impress.

I love the clean lines and distinctive design.

The theory of less is more applies here.

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Size does matter, but it is not always the design feature afforded the space.

The kitchen in this New York studio apartment demonstrates how proper design can result in optimization of space and function.

Big or small, that is the desired design result of today’s working kitchen.

The custom cabinetry is painted in Benjamin Moore’s Dove Wing.

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It may only be the base on which you build your color palette, but the color white commands and keeps the attention of a space.

It is the neutral of choice.

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“White has stood the test of time because it’s clean and fresh.  And those two words — clean and fresh — are classic words for describing a great kitchen. There isn’t a better way to approach design.”

 —Mick de Giulio


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The white kitchen (or nearly all-white kitchen) is still going strong.

Does the clean, fresh, crisp and pristine look of the very right of the white kitchen (or nearly all-white kitchen) continue to appeal to your design and decor taste?

Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark Interiors

Dark interiors make a dramatic, commanding and intimate statement. Dark interiors are coming out of the shadows and into the trend spotlight.

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Although black is not the only dark color choice associated with dark interiors, it does seem to be the basis for dramatic back in black magic. Black is the new black- a perennial color classic and decorating color essential. What oomph the perfect little black dress lends to a fashionista’s wardrobe, a space dressed from floor-to-ceiling in the color black speaks to a decorista’s personal interior design and decorating style.

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Visual allure produces a theatrical statement.

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Dark interiors keep beautiful company with deep accent colors rich in palette intensity, and therein lies the secret to the perfect design and decorating marriage.

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My initial thought when sourcing the Vertigo pendant by designer Constance Guisset for Petite Friture?  Haute witches hat.

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Dark interiors introduce a sophisticated warmth to the space.

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Dark interiors.  What say you?

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Benjamin Moore Color Of The Year 2016 Simply White

Benjamin Moore Color Of The Year 2016 Simply White is simply stunning.  One of the biggest decorating misconceptions is that in selecting the color white as an anchor or primary space color you are settling for a boring, uninspiring or underwhelming color choice.

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I am of the strong opinion that all color begins and ends in shades of white.

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The color palette power play made by Benjamin Moore Simply White is based in its clean, pristine and polished versatility.  Wall, trim, floor, cabinetry and furniture. Yes, yes, yes, yes and  a resounding yes.

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It may only be the base on which you build your color palette, but Benjamin Moore Simply White commands and keeps the attention of these spaces.  Allow me to point out how the fresh palette and layers of natural light wraps the space in warmth.

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This entire space from floor to ceiling is painted in Benjamin Moore Simply White, proving the visual effectiveness of the color white.  No blending into the woodwork here- the rich tones and glorious golds of the accents and furnishings instantly attract the eye.

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In my opinion Benjamin Moore got the 2016 Color of the Year: Simply White right. Thoughts?

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